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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

we stayed for three nights towards the end of our holiday. What a stunning place to relax and unwind. The villa and garden are both beautiful - and with lovely food and attentive staff this really is a special place to stay. Everywhere you look you can see the attention to detail that has gone into this property and I...

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Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely hotel, really welcoming and thoughtfully laid out. The décor and general design really made this one of the most comfortable places we got to spend time in. The resort itself wasn't really for us at all, however it really didn't matter as we had no real need to leave. The food was delicious and reasonably priced, service very high...

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UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The moment you drive through the gates you really are transported to an oasis of calm. The space has been so well thought out and designed and the attention to detail is second to none. We stayed in the Poolside Pavilion for 3 nights (and really wish we had booked for longer!). I have to say after reading one of...

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1Thank Tibbs0675
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Located directly off the main Galle road it is remarkable how clam and peaceful the property is. Stayed in the Pavilion room which is very well appointed with a clever layout -although opening your shutters/French doors removes a great deal of your privacy. Dined in the property on a few occasions- excellent food and great service. Unawatuna beach (across the...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I've stayed in many beautiful hotels, B&Bs around the world and Sergeant House is the best boutique property I have yet to come across. It's an oasis of calm surrounded by beautifully kept gardens, a lily pond and swimming pool. We stayed in the penthouse suite overlooking the pool and the sound of the lapping of waves on the beach...

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1Thank hookie74
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This place is lovely. The buildings are stunning as is the pool. The flora is divine - think fresh fragrant frangipanis dropping into the pool as is the feeling of calm and relaxation. We also has a family of monkeys to entertain us which was really special to watch. The staff we very friendly, however I would have liked more...

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have just stayed here for 3 nights - we cannot fault the hospitality of this boutique accommodation. It's an old colonial-style property located at the end of Unawatuna beach, walking distance to plenty of bars and restaurants, and opposite the beach. It's 300 LKR in a Tuk Tuk to the other end of the beach with...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Spent 6 nights here, with husband, daughter(15yrs) and son(21yrs) stayed in the original Dutch bungalow, over 100 years old. Three bedrooms each with ensuite bathroom, the main having outside covered bath/shower. Private lounge with tv, private veranda. The decor was unusual in that it was very carefully done and really interesting, not the usual bland interior but plenty of old...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Just spent the last four nights at Sergeants House, I can highly recommed this accomodation as a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the serenity! Food is lovely, staff are most accommodating & the beach is just across the road.

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new zealand
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had three nights staying in this little piece of paradise and really did not want to leave.Everything is fabulous.The rooms are spacious and very well decorated.The decor around the hotel is wonderful.Lots of interesting pieces to view.The gardens are very beautiful and tranquil.The pool is superb and includes a 20m lap pool.The food is great as well.We ate breakfast...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sergeant House is a three minute stroll from the glistening waters and palm fringed beach of Unawatauna. It is a unique villa complex composed of individual pavilions and the historic, Sergeant House Bungalow. Sergeant House, with its tranquil gardens, ponds and swimming pool offers an ideal oasis to enjoy the richness of the south west coast of Sri Lanka and surrounding countryside. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sergeant House

Address: 381 Matara Road, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: $179 - $749 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sergeant House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All the rooms looked fabulous”
 of 5 bubbles judelark, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great (just be careful of the twin bed room separated by a loft)”
 of 5 bubbles M_Traveller80, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The Family Villa”
 of 5 bubbles Traveldelightbb, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles bonnief57, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
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