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Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

A little shout out for all you trendsetters that are in Sri Lanka or thinking about coming to Unawatuna..... We can't say enough good things about this little hidden gem. Palm Grove It's a top notch little guest house run by the nicest couple you could find The rooms are lovely, the staff are fantastic and the early morning visits...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a lovely little out of the way inn in Unawantuna, just south of Galle. The hostess is very friendly and happy to give recommendations. Rooms are large and have everything you need. The guesthouse has two lovely patios to hang and have your breakfast. The breakfast is well worth the US$4 pp. beautiful fruit, eggs and toast with...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place, really nice staff, big and clean rooms. We really enyojed staying here and felt really relaxed. The staff was very helpful when we needed to book a taxi. Not too far from the beach and many restaurants close by.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived late and had the misfortune to have been overbooked from a neighbouring guest house. Lorraine immediately came to our rescue and had one room available for us which she let to us. It was super clean and spacious and she also went above and beyond by finding us accommodation for the rest of our stay, and they were...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me & my girlfriend arrived at Unawatuna after a long 20hrs journey around 9pm.. We got dropped off down a dark alley, a little off the beaten track, only to find our hotel next door was over booked !! Not a nice feeling when you're two women and you're not feeling very welcomed only to be left with no room...

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PalmGroveSrilanka, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for such a kind review .i am glad i could help you out and get you another hotel for the remaining stay .These things can happen but it was resolved so enjoy the rest of your holiday and once again thank you for your comments kind regards .

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our fourth time at Palm Grove owned and run by Paula and Lorraine, they are so friendly and helpful they make you feel like family rather than guests. The rooms are large and clean and fantastic value for money and the breakfasts are generous and delicious. The property is well located for the east of the beach which...

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PalmGroveSrilanka, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

Thank you once again for such a kind review it war lovely to see you again and to meet your sister .We are so pleased you like Palm Grove so much so you keep coming back to us and we look forward to seeing you again (so glad your foot is better ) next time paddle boarding stay away from...

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

One of our best stays in Srilanka. The rooms were clean, nice and comfortable. It's a quaint property situated not so far from Unawatuna Beach. Lorraine was nice and helpful. This stay was value for money and peaceful.

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PalmGroveSrilanka, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your kind review,it means a lot to us what our guests say and so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again if you come back to Sri-Lanka kind regards .

Reviewed 10 February 2017

the room was ideal, fresh clean and immaculate. felt so at home. i particularly loved the fact that it was tucked away surrounded by lovely friendly neighbours. everybody needs good neighbours. all the staff were always on full form and had been well trained by the boss , our lovely lorraine and paul who know how to run a tight...

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PalmGroveSrilanka, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your kind review it was a pleasure to meet you and the good times we had together we look forward to meeting you again later in the year hope all goes well on your venture take care kind regards .

Reviewed 17 January 2017

had an amazing time in Unawatuna, the owners are an English couple and they are very helpful and kind. Our room was massive and very nicely furnished. It was cool during the day thanks to a fan and AC. There are two large terraces from which you can see monkeys hop around on the trees. They even have a koi...

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PalmGroveSrilanka, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your kind review so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us ,your comments mean a lot to us and our team .we look forward to seeing you again if you choose to return to Sri-Lanka kind regards

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

First trip to Sri Lanka & wasn't sure what to expect at PG as it had been recommended by a mate. We had booked for almost three weeks and arrived on Boxing Day. Located off a quiet foot path behind the main 'strip' in Unawatuna, Palm Grove was just what we needed. Our hosts, Lorraine & Paul, were there to...

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PalmGroveSrilanka, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your wonderful review on palm grove so pleased you enjoyed your stay and our team looked after you ..We are very proud of them as they work hard to make sure the guests enjoy their holiday .We enjoyed your company also and look forward to seeing you again next year all the best...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Palm Grove is located in an idyllic village setting. Very quiet setting. Away from the nightlife but still within walking distance to all locations. Only a 10 minute stroll to the shops,bars,restaurants and the beautiful bay of Unawatuna. There are many tours that you can take from Unawatuna to suit all tastes. The turtle hatchery is less than 20 minutes away, as is Koggala Lake where you can take a relaxing boat trip on the Lagoon and visit some of the small islands situated there. A three to four day tour will take you to Ella with its waterfalls, Nuwara Eliya with its tea plantations and greenery. The 'Temple of the Tooth' at Kandy and the nearby 'Elephant Orphanage' are also well worth a visit. ... more   less 

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Address: Egodawatte, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: $67 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“We have stayed in all the rooms upstairs at one time or other and they are all large clean and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles 703lyndab, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are perfect because they all have a womans touch and exude harmony.”
 of 5 bubbles 897laurencel, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Only five rooms in total, and would recommend the three on the first floor overlooking the palm and banana trees.”
 of 5 bubbles mojobones2017, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles SuzanneP636, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet. First floor rooms are convenient for breakfast. Downstairs rooms are larger.”
 of 5 bubbles DaveStirling, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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