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Apa Villa Illuketia

142 reviews
#15 of 26 Hotels in Galle
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  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights at the end of a ten day trip. It is close to Galle but feels a world away. The house and gardens are just breathtaking. I immediately felt at home and by the end of two days was wandering around...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow ! we loved this place. the whole place has so much character, beauty and charm we loved the open air bathroom - still very private, and safe from big critters dropping in. our Lotus room was excellent, cool and clean with superb views and...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Having visited the villa last 25+ years ago when it was in our family, this visit was a walk down memory lane. The staff were extremely pleasant and polite, and very indulgent of our reminiscing and wandering around. The gardens are well maintained and the...More

1  Thank ZinamonKveen
Reviewed 26 December 2017

An absolutely astounding location and a beautiful villa. We took care of our jet lag with our 2 year-old and the staff were so attentive and wonderful. They took care of our child without asking so we could have our meals in peace. They made...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

We stayed two nights at Apa Villa Illuketia which was wonderful. We had two boys aged 9 and 10. After the sights of Galle it was really great to come back for a swim, game of badminton or chess and escape the hustle of Galle....More

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Room Service
Restaurant
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
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Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
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Air Conditioning
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US$119 - US$282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Family Hotel in Galle
#6 Romantic Hotel in Galle
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$119 - US$282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Family Hotel in Galle
#6 Romantic Hotel in Galle
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"Pond Cottages or Waterlily rooms"
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"All the rooms were lovely!"
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"The best room is the one with a huge verandah - very welcome in exceptionally hot weather like we experienced"
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"The Hibiscus room opens out to a balcony which overlooks the grounds. A great place to sit in the morning and..."
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