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Dutch House Galle,

Galle

Price From : US $ 435.04

Introduction

This nineteenth-century mansion, formerly an orphanage for boys, has been beautifully restored into an exquisite property that makes an elegant and tranquil retreat. Four spacious suites, nicely arranged in a horseshoe formation, are equipped with antique four-poster beds, overheard fans, en suite bathrooms and a rich array of carefully chosen tables, wardrobes and bookshelves. Using brushed woods, natural colours, clever lighting and a number of nice little touches, the design evokes a pervasive mood of stillness and warmth which is at once romantic and relaxing.

Accommodation

The four airconditoined suites combine grandeur with indulgent luxury. Each of the suites has a bedroom furnished with a king-sized antique four-poster bed with canopied mosquito netting, a cozy lounging area with a sofa, writing desk and library, and ensuite bathroom with a showers and Victorian bathtub. Silk drapes cascade from the ceiling, luxurious cushions and pillows, interesting design accents and paintings all add to the richness of each suite. The suites open out to views over the magnificent Galle Fort, the croquet lawn or a private garden.

The Blue Room: Located through the main living room, the Blue Suite opens out to the croquet lawn and the swimming pool beyond. This elegant and charming suite is dressed in blue silk and consists of a bedroom with king sized four-poster bed, lounging area and an ensuite bathroom with bath and shower.

The Yellow Room: Opening onto the central living area and front verandah, this suite is highlighted with warm yellow silk drapes, cushions and covers. The inviting king-sized four poster bed is canopied with mosquito netting and the lounge area is ideal for relaxing. The stylish ensuite bathroom has a bath and shower.

The V.O.C: Named after the Dutch East India Company, this exquisite suite opens onto the central courtyard and the large verandah that skirts around, with views across the croquet lawn. Warm and luxurious, this suite has an ensuite bathroom with his and her sinks, bath and shower.

The Ball Room: The grand Ball Room is fit for royalty. Opening out to the manicured lawn and swimming pool on one side and the verandah and central courtyard on the other, this suite is spacious and airy. Draped in silk and infused with colours of olive green, brick red, and burnt yellow, this exquisite suite is an experience in itself. A large king sized four-poster bed, antique chests and cabinets, paintings and tapestries, and a dramatic candelabra adorn this room adding charm and character. The Ball Room recently hosted the world renowned singer Sting.

Facilities

  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Child friendly

The Dutch House has a spacious living room opening out to the verandah and central courtyard. Breakfast, light lunch and snacks are served at the Dutch house in the garden, by the pool or in your room. Dinner is served daily at to the Sun House next door which is a sister property, and renowned for their delicious eastern and western cuisine. Outside there is a beautiful plateau garden containing a croquet lawn and an extremely alluring infinity-pool which looks down over the hillside. The discreet and friendly staff at the Dutch House ensures your privacy, yet provides a very relaxed and homely atmosphere.

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Dutch House is situated on a steep, leafy street just a few kilometres outside Galle town in one of the city's most desirable residential areas. Galle is about 120km south of Colombo and driving directly from the airport should take about 2.5 hours via the Southern highway. Consider taking the Air Taxi and fly into Koggala which is about 15 minutes away from Galle town. If you are then heading from the coast into the hills, we offer competitive rates on a daily sea plane between Koggala and Hatton.

Rates

Currency
DATE RANGE BASIS SINGLE DOUBLE TWIN TRIPLE
23/10/2017 - 14/12/2017 BB $ 435 $ 435 $ 435 NA
15/12/2017 - 31/01/2018 BB $ 544 $ 544 $ 544 NA
01/02/2018 - 30/04/2018 BB $ 435 $ 435 $ 435 NA

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Important note on prices: Our price includes accommodation, all taxes and service charges. Some properties may quote directly without taxes and service charges which may add 29 per cent to your bill. Red Dot guarantees to match any lower published prices from other agents at time of booking. If prices are not available for a certain date, please 'Make an Enquiry' or contact us at enquiries@reddottours.com.

Reviews & Customer Feedback

Aug 15, 2013 : Best hotel of the week – we look forward to returning. Service, room, food and pool all marvellous. Great Sri Lankan breakfast.
Feb 27, 2013 : Excellent – a very special place to relax.
Sep 02, 2009 : Great hotel and fantastic room. Food choice is however too limited. It was especially great as we were the only guests in the house

Top 10 - Sri Lanka Accommodation Awards 2013
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