Jetwing Lighthouse

Jetwing Lighthouse

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4.5
#13 of 56 hotels in Galle
4.6 of 5 bubbles
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An iconic landmark that stands along the Galle coastline, Jetwing Lighthouse blends minimalist elegance with splashes of sophistication set amidst breathtaking ocean views. Designed by famed architect Geoffrey Bawa, this luxurious hotel lets you indulge in the finer things in life as you travel back in time and explore Sri Lanka's colonial past. Spaciously elegant, every room features a signature ambiance that is comforting, enchanting, and welcoming and is complemented by the services of a butler, exquisite global cuisine, rejuvenating spa treatments and unmatched luxuries.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Tennis court
Babysitting
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Safe
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Room types
Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Bay View
Great View
Languages Spoken
English

Location

433 A Dadella, Galle 80000 Sri Lanka
Getting there
Somewhat walkable
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Jan H wrote a review Feb 2020
5 contributions2 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
My wife and I have just returned from a 3 week holiday in Sri Lanka. The first part consisted of a managed tour of the island organised by our UK travel agent. We were given the option to extend our stay at a beach resort and we chose the Jetwing Lighthouse just 3 kms outside of Galle town.We were so glad we made that decision!

The hotel is in a stunning location and all rooms have balconies with magnificent sea views. All the staff are very friendly and it is obvious from their training that every member wants you to fully enjoy your stay.

We decided to book an All Inclusive package thinking that drinks might be expensive in the bars and restaurant. But they weren't and our advice would be to book just on a bed and breakfast basis.

The meals were either on a buffet style or a set meal. For both the quality of the food is excellent and was varied everyday, So no chance of getting bored with the food options.

We would recommend anyone to take a Tuk- Tuk into Galle to see the historic Fort area. As keen birdwatchers we went on a river trip organised by the hotel's own resident naturalist. Both trips were extremely enjoyable..

Our regret is that we only stayed 6 nights but next year we will return for a longer stay.
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Date of stay: January 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Response from Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse
Responded 17 Feb 2020
Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor subsequent your recent stay at Jetwing Lighthouse in Galle Sri Lanka. We thank you for choosing Jetwing Lighthouse to spend six nights of your vacation in Sri Lanka and we are overjoyed in knowing you were satisfied with your choice. Guest feedback is greatly valued at all Jetwing properties and we are ever so thankful to you for taking the time to share your experience with us as well as fellow reviewers. We greatly appreciate your kind compliments. We have already shared your kind words of encouragement with Anoma, our naturalist and the entire team so that they will be motivated to continue their hard work. Once again, thank you for vacationing with us and we are delighted beyond words in knowing that you will once again return to Jetwing Lighthouse in the near future to enjoy yet another memorable vacation. Ayubowan! (May you live long) PRIYANTHIKA WIJENAIKE General Manager Jetwing Lighthouse
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anne239 wrote a review Jan 2020
Perth, Australia270 contributions91 helpful votes
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed at this lovely property towards the end of our Sri Lankan tour. Having loved other Jetwing properties in this country, we loved this one too!

As is usual at Jetwing, the staff were professional, accommodating and warm. The food was excellent - we ate outside overlooking the ocean on both nights. Our room was clean and spacious with very good airconditioning, super fast wifi and it was stocked with the standard Jetwing reuseable items to reduce plastic pollution (glass water bottles, glass bathroom items) - we really applaud Jetwing for their commitment to a greener environment.

The hotel is located on the ocean not far from the old town of Galle (a fort city) and despite the heat, we chose to walk to the fort which was such an interesting journey. We talked to lots of friendly locals along the way and really got a feel for the place.

We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Galle and would highly recommend this lovely hotel.
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Date of stay: January 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse
Responded 05 Feb 2020
Dear Guest, Warmest greetings from Jetwing Lighthouse! We truly appreciate you taking the time to share such an amazing review with us and other travelers on TripAdvisor. We are absolutely thrilled to learn that you had a fabulous stay with us and was impressed with the rooms, the amenities, quality of food and most of all our very friendly associates. It is reviews such as yours that motivate us to do the best by continuously providing a personalized service to each of our guests. Thank you once again for recommending Jetwing Lighthouse to fellow travelers with a five-star rating and we hope to see you again in the near future for an equally memorable and an even longer stay Ayubowan! (May you live long) PRIYANTHIKA WIJENAIKE General Manager Jetwing Lighthouse
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Roshani W wrote a review Feb 2021
Sri Lanka33 contributions8 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We spend one night here on last year December and the experience we had during our stay was excellent .We were in “Iban Battuta Suite”.Facilities of the suite was very luxurious and all the amenities was available with a specious bathroom.I highly recommended for couples this suite. As we arrived we were warmly welcomed Jetwing Lighthouse team.Throughout the stay the staff were full of smiles despite their faces being covered by the masks, the body language displayed great hospitality.The staff were very friendly and the service was great. The hotel restaurant was very clean and sanitized.The stewards and the hostess there was very attentive, they always made sure that we were warmly welcomed in to the restaurant.The buffet spread was great, food was soo delicious with the large variety of foods.
Thank you for your warm hospitality, your service was exceptional.We enjoyed our stay a lot.I must say that everything was excellent and good value for money.I would like to give our sincere thanks for Mr.Sunil helped us to do our reservation.I must say that everything was perfect and highly recommended this hotel all in all 👍👍
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Jetwing Hotels, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse
Responded 23 Feb 2021
Dear Guest, Thank you for your five star rated review on TripAdvisor following your recent vacation with us at Jetwing Lighthouse. We are delighted in reading your wonderful review. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with fellow TripAdvisor reviewers. Thank you for complimenting our facilities, room, food and most importantly our associates. Kind words such as yours are our highest encouragement and we have already shared your review with our entire team. Having indulged in the true hospitality of Jetwing Lighthouse we hope to see you both again soon for yet another memorable and excellent vacation. Ayubowan (May you live long)! Priyanthika Wijenayaka General Manager
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Max J wrote a review Jul 2020
Colombo, Sri Lanka352 contributions69 helpful votes
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
This iconic hotel, another creation of the legendary architect Geoffrey Bawa, is located in close proximity to the town of Galle in the South of Sri Lanka and by the side of the main road to Colombo. It borders the sea, unfortunately most of its beach frontage is rocky (yet adding colour to the hotel) with a little stretch of sandy area. With foreign tourists yet unseen due to the Corona pandemic, the hotel has opened its doors to the local clientele at concessionary rates, while strictly observing medical guidelines.

The hotel has 78 spacious rooms, all facing the sea, and 7 suites. Each room has a balcony (and covered patio for ground floor rooms). Two 'infinity' swimming pools and a very large lawn filled the grounds. The property is under Priyanthika, a hands-on manageress, who greeted us with a hand-written welcome note - quite a touching and unusual gesture. I must commend Alwis, the steward at the restaurant, who took pains to see that my wife got the special meals that she had to take due to illness.
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Date of stay: July 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Room Tip: All rooms face the sea; the elderly may prefer ground floor and closer to the restaurant.
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Response from Jetwing Hotels Limited, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse
Responded 03 Aug 2020
Dear Guest, Greetings from Jetwing Lighthouse! Thank you ever so much for your kind review on TripAdvisor. We are truly blessed to have such loyal guests patronizing the resort. It delights us to know that you were impressed with the architectural value of the property. As Geoffrey Bawa's last major project we too are very proud of our beautiful hotel. We are glad to know you have had a great time with us, experiencing a comfortable room to stay while enjoying the scenic views of the Indian Ocean just feet away from your balcony. We at Jetwing Lighthouse do our best to make each guest feel comfortable and well looked after. Going through your encouraging feedback, we are delighted to know that we have surely lived up to your expected standards. Thank you for complementing our services and facilities. Once again, thank you for your patronage and we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again, soon. Ayubonwan! (May you live long) Priyanthika Wijenaike General Manager Jetwing Lighthouse
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Rajeev A wrote a review Jul 2020
Colombo, Sri Lanka138 contributions39 helpful votes
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
From check In to Check out the staff at Jetwing Lighthouse Hotel were friendly and helpful with a Srilankan Smile!. Luxury rooms facing the Indian Ocean has breath taking views and are well maintained and clean with options of bath tub and shower and a good choice of brands in the mini bar. The staff at the restaurant were courteous and the buffet/set menu had the best delicacies of western and eastern food options. The hotel has 02 very good swimming pool and a baby pool well maintained with assistant available at all time. All safety measures were taken as precaution as per Govt COVID advice to accommodate guests. A memorable stay @ Jetwing Lighthouse :-)
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Date of stay: July 2020
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
Room Tip: Luxury Rooms facing the ocean
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Response from Jetwing Hotels Limited, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse
Responded 07 Jul 2020
Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to post this wonderful review of Jetwing Lighthouse on TripAdvisor. We are ever so pleased in knowing that you had enjoyed a great stay with us. Your kind words towards the location of the hotel, pools, food and most of all the services of our team of friendly associates are greatly appreciated. We have shared your kind words with the entire team as it is a great motivational factor in continuing their hard work. Thank you so much once again and we look forward to seeing you at Jetwing Lighthouse in the near future for yet another memorable stay. Ayubowan! (May you live long) PRIYANTHIKA WIJENAIKE General Manager Jetwing Lighthouse
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Pasan Shalutha wrote a review Sept 2020
London, United Kingdom126 contributions61 helpful votes
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
Firstly I booked at one of there other hotel named, Jetwing Kurulubadda. But I had to stay at Jetwing light house due to an over booking issue with them.

When it come to the location, this is located in a very convineient location which is about 5 min drive to the Galle city centre. There are plenty of public mode of transport towards the city centre as well.

Secondly the rooms, we were given two rooms in the spa wing and you ll be having a panaromic sea view from these. There were two pools and the one infront of the spa wing was wonderful.

Most of the staff were really friendly, restaurant staff was very humble apart from one day, during our 2 day stay we got to enjoy 6 meals at their main restaurant, every meal was amazing apart from one breakfast, we had to wait more than 30 minutes to get tea and coffee. I dont complain about it as there were really low staff on the floor and the restaurant got busy at that time.

Overall, the stay at jetwing light house was amazing and I highly reccomend them.
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Date of stay: August 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Response from Jetwing Hotels Limited, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse
Responded 22 Sept 2020
Dear Guest, Thank you for the helpful review of your stay at Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. We are happy to know your stay with us had been a memorable one. First of all, allow us to extend our humble apologies for the inconvenience caused with regards to your booking at Jetwing Kurulubedda. Thank you for accepting our offer to spend your vacation at Jetwing Lighthouse. We are pleased to know that you found the location of the hotel, the food, pools and room to be pleasant, however it deeply concerns us in reading the rest of your review. We are grateful that you shared your most valuable feedback with us so that we are aware and able to rectify ourselves in the future, in order to offer the best to our guests. Our F&B managers have been informed of this for immediate rectification. Having indulged in the unique Jetwing hospitality, we hope you will return for yet another memorable stay with us. Ayubowan! (May you live long) PRIYANTHIKA WIJENAIKE General Manager Jetwing Lighthouse
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Crishantha Nanayakkara wrote a review Jun 2020
Colombo, Sri Lanka94 contributions13 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I know I am bit late to write a review on this. My family visited Jetwing Lighthouse in 2019 December school holiday vacation. We stayed two nights in the hotel and this was the first time we visited the place.

We stayed in a room pretty close to the main restaurant and it was quite easy for us to go up and down since we accompanied our parents as well. When we requested for a closer room when we checked in the staff was very helpful and found two rooms close to each other.

The room was quite spacious and clean. I have nothing to complain about.
The food was very nice as well. There were two swimming pools in the hotel depending on your room location you can choose either one. Both pools are quite big and nice. The beach is bit rough but has a great beach front as well. There are rocks in front of the hotel beach and it was great place for us to unwind in the evenings. There are a few natural pools as well in between those solid rocks. My kid had a great time playing in those.

The surroundings are quite peaceful, those the hotel is close to the main Cololmbo - Galle road. If you are person who wish to have a peaceful holiday, I can highly recommend this place.

The staff was super helpful and nice that is always witnessed when we visited Jetwing hotels. There is not exception here as well.

All and all we had a great time and hoping to visit there once again.
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Date of stay: December 2019
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse
Responded 26 Jun 2020
Dear Guest, The team at Jetwing Lighthouse would like to thank you for your five-star rated review! Thank you for choosing to spend your vacation with us and the team at the resort is delighted in knowing your stay was splendid. We are ecstatic in knowing that we were able to deliver the standard of service and facilities you expected. It was indeed a great pleasure taking care of you whilst you were with us and we hope to have the pleasure of having you stay with us when you visit the southern coasts, in the near future. Ayubowan! (May you live long) PRIYANTHIKA WIJENAIKE General Manager Jetwing Lighthouse
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randulakoswatta wrote a review Mar 2021
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3.0 of 5 bubbles
Booked a much needed 2 night stay at Lighthouse, Main Wing room. The views were stunning, the room was nice and well kept, and the amenities were up to our expectations. With the exception of the horrendous condominium construction a few lands from the property which slightly spoils the natural ambience of the hotel's location/ views, we enjoyed our time in the pool and the room.

However, the staff's lack of attentiveness was a bit disappointing. We had 4 meals at the hotel, and each time it was proven difficult to get the attention of staff to place orders for our meals and they also kept us waiting for the longest time for simple requests like a glass of water - as long as 30 mins in one occasion, and every single time we followed up with a new staff members, they disappeared into the abyss with no water served. Strange. My partner and I understood that the hotel may have had to let go of staff due to COVID, however the hotel should only occupy and accomodate numbers of guests proportionate to the number of staff members available. And this should certainly not be at the expense of the guests as we spend a considerable amount of money to get the same service we would have received had the hotel been under ordinary circumstances. The lack of staff was also evident when calling the front desk for housekeeping or general requests, and more often than not, there was nobody to answer our calls.

Would regardless recommend the hotel for its beautiful views and a wonderful setting for a romantic stay, but doubtful if it lived up to the hype - sadly. Visit for stunning architecture and a homely feeling, and keep other expectations at a minimum.
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Date of stay: March 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
2.0 of 5 bubblesService
Room Tip: Main wing rooms have a better view of the ocean.
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Response from Jetwing Hotels, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse
Responded 25 Mar 2021
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to post a review on TripAdvisor following your recent stay with us at Jetwing Lighthouse in Galle. We would like to thank you for sharing your feedback with us so that we are aware and able to rectify ourselves in the future. We take your review very seriously and all relevant managers have been informed of your comments and observations. All departmental managers together with our training manager are fully concentrating on rectifying ourselves. We hope that you will accept our sincere apologies for the inconveniences you have faced during your stay. Thank you for your kind words of appreciation regarding the spacious rooms, amenities and the location of the hotel. We hope you will visit us again when in the southern coast of Sri Lanka so that you may have an even better experience at Jetwing Lighthouse. Ayubowan (May you live long)! Priyanthika Wijenaike General Manager Jetwing Lighthouse
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Kay S wrote a review Mar 2020
29 contributions6 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We spent 5 nights here at the end of our 3 week holiday around Sri Lanka. Although we enjoyed it, it wasn't as we'd hoped. This might have been due to there being so few guests, as we felt it lacked atmosphere.
Other than in the main restaurant, we only saw a couple of people in any of the others eating areas during the day and no-one at all in the evenings. There was a good selection of food at breakfast, although of all the hotels we stayed in, this was the only one where the fried and poached eggs were pre-cooked. It also felt as though there were more staff than guests in the restaurant. We ate two evening meals there, and the service felt really disjointed. On the second occasion, one of the waiters was quite hostile when we didn’t want to sit at a particular table, even though it was almost empty in there. I must also mention that the restaurant had just one music tape during our entire time there and it was the same one in the evening. If I never hear ‘Tie a Yellow Ribbon’ again, I won’t be disappointed!
On the plus side, our room, on the top floor of the spa wing, was lovely. It was big, very clean, and had superb sea views. The fresh fruit basket was a nice surprise too.
On the downside, although there are two doors between the corridor and the bedroom, we were surprised to still hear the traffic from the road.
A high-rise apartment block is being built near to the spa wing, which will overlook that swimming pool once finished. The noise of the building works can at times disturb the peace of lazing by the pool while looking out to sea.
The beach is beautiful, and right in front of the hotel are some amazing rock pools. Although there is often a red flag up, we spent ages enjoying the rock pools and paddling at the water's edge.
It’s quite a long walk into Galle, but we did it many times. However, tuk tuks are really cheap and a great way to get about!
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Date of stay: February 2020
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
3.0 of 5 bubblesService
4.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse
Responded 09 Mar 2020
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of Jetwing Lighthouse on TripAdvisor, following your recent stay with us at the resort. Firstly, we are pleased to know that you found the location of the hotel, breakfast and room to be pleasant, however it deeply concerns and disappoints us in reading the rest of your review. To begin with, we are grateful that you shared your most valuable feedback with us so that we are aware and able to rectify ourselves for future, in order to offer the best to our guests. Our F&B managers as well as the training manager have been informed of this for immediate rectification. Please know that we value your feedback as we are constantly trying to grow and reach higher standards in all aspects. Your feedback has been taken very seriously and we have discussed all mentioned matters with all relevant managers for immediate rectification. Thank you for choosing to spend 05 nights of your vacation with us and despite your less than perfect stay this time around, we hope you will give us the opportunity of welcoming you again. Ayubowan! (May you live long) PRIYANTHIKA WIJENAIKE General Manager Jetwing Lighthouse
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Prashan Wilfred wrote a review Jul 2020
London, United Kingdom399 contributions162 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed here for 2 nights after lockdown. All the posh hotel chains in Sri Lanka have now gone into "Attract-locals-to-SURVIVE" mode.
These big chains like the Cinnamon/Jetwing/Heritance/AitkenSpence have always targeted the white man. From their advertising to their videos to their facebook posts, they only use foreigners. They are more keen on the $,£,€.
Suddenly with covid19 they are giving "50% off deals exclusively to locals" to stay afloat. How the tides have changed!!

If you're coming here for the beach, then don't. The beach is full of rocks. There is no place for bathing.

If you're coming here for the turquoise water, then don't. The water is muggy and grey. Go to Trincomalee.

If you're coming here for great service, spacious rooms and amazingly mouth watering food, then yes this is the place. The staff are excellent and always with smiling faces and go out of their way to make you feel comfortable.

Food is the best thing here. Amazing variety and soooo tasty the food is. Yummy Yummy!!
We were full to the brim. Breakfast and Dinner on both days were excellent.

Rooms are also extremely huge and spacious (207 & 208). There is a walk in shower as well as a bath. Toiletries are replenished as an when needed.

All in all great stay. I can only wish that these hotel chains are considerate towards locals when everything is back to normal after Covid19.

Don't shun the locals the moment you have enough tourists coming in! Don't use us only when you need to. Locals also love to come to your hotels, please keep it affordable!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Jetwing Hotels Limited, General Manager at Jetwing Lighthouse
Responded 20 Jul 2020
Dear Guest, Greetings from all of us at Jetwing Lighthouse! Thank you so much for taking the time to post this detailed review on TripAdvisor following your recent stay with us. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed our spacious rooms, the food and the services offered by our team. It is great to know that you had a memorable stay with us. We appreciate you expressing your concerns and genuine feedback with regards to certain aspects of your stay. As you have mentioned, the ocean is not turquoise these days as this is the season for the East Coast. We hope you will be able to visit us again during December - April, which is the best time to visit the Southern Coast, so as to take in the breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean. Being the home of true Sri Lankan hospitality, Jetwing as a brand has always welcomed guests with open arms, irrespective of their nationality. As such, we place utmost importance to the local market as we do to the foreign market. With the sole reason of letting Sri Lankans experience our luxurious spaces across the island, we have carried out the Room Rush Campaign twice every year for over 7 years now, extending discounted rates exclusively for Sri Lankan residents and visa holders. In addition to this, we are one of the few hospitality brands in Sri Lanka which feature both foreign rates as well as local rates on our brandsite. Moreover, all of our communications and marketing efforts are targeted at anyone and everyone who wishes to experience our hospitality. However, please accept our most sincere apologies for any inconvenience you had to face or misunderstandings that you may have had about our brand. Once again, thank you so much for bringing your concerns up to our attention; they are much appreciated. Having experienced our facilities and hospitality, we hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you again to Jetwing Lighthouse or to other Jetwing hotels across the island. Ayubonwan! (May you live long) Priyanthika Wijenaike General Manager Jetwing Lighthouse
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Answer from Jayantha W
3 contributions
Sorry, I haven't had occasion to enquire into this.
Answer from mdsx2000
21 contributions1 helpful vote
I think the ethical thing would be to inform the resort at least a day prior for if not they prepare for lunch for you and whoever is travelling with you.
Chaanii D asked a question Jun 2020
Piliyandala, Sri Lanka53 contributions5 helpful votes
Would like to know about the scenic beauty in Jetwing Lake. Does it have only the lake view?
Answer from Thara J
2 contributions
Yes all rooms facing the lake with extra large balconies . One wing is right next to the pool
Answer from Malki S
Bentota, Sri Lanka58 contributions62 helpful votes
I haven’t being to jetwing kaduruketha. But the two have different views.so if prefer beach lighthouse is good. If u want to see more greenery choice should be the other one. In terms of food, light house menu is full of seafood. I won’t recommend food of nihal’s restaurant their at all. And I got so tired after a single meal of seafood from nihal’s that we even changed plans to eat at the ala card cause they also had mostly seafood. Buffet is extremly appetizing though.
Tharuka B asked a question Dec 2019
Kandy, Sri Lanka4 contributions1 helpful vote
How much is the cost for an extra bed
Answer from sydneysider48
Sydney, Australia1,100 contribution445 helpful votes
Why not simply ask the hotel this question?!?!?
Jeehan A wrote a tip Apr 2024
Melbourne, Australia410 contributions81 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Visit the Hotel and you will see"
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Anil K wrote a tip Mar 2024
Richmond Hill, Canada7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"We dined by the pool, but were bothered by a high number of mosquitoes. I recommend providing some mosquito repellent. "
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Dirk S wrote a tip Mar 2024
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Just enjoy the hospitality and the great food! "
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graeme wrote a tip Mar 2024
Glasgow, United Kingdom16 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Haggle with the Tuk Tuk drivers we did but usually have them what they asked for as a tip"
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lynda s wrote a tip Mar 2024
Manchester, United Kingdom24 contributions23 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Be prepared to be pampered and relax! "
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PRICE RANGE
R 4,248 - R 5,020 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
jetwing lighthouse galle, jetwing lighthouse hotel galle, lighthouse spa
LOCATION
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictGalle
NUMBER OF ROOMS
85
Prices are provided by our partners, and reflect average nightly room rates, including taxes and fees that are fixed, known to our partners, and due at time of booking. Please see our partners for more details.
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JETWING LIGHTHOUSE - Hotel Reviews & Price Comparison (Galle, Sri Lanka)

Frequently Asked Questions about Jetwing Lighthouse
Which popular attractions are close to Jetwing Lighthouse?
Nearby attractions include Forbes Gems & Jewellers (2.0 km), Sooriya Weaving (7.0 km), and Lihiniya Gems (3.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Jetwing Lighthouse?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Jetwing Lighthouse?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Jetwing Lighthouse?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Jetwing Lighthouse?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Jetwing Lighthouse?
Conveniently located restaurants include Church Street Gourmet, Cafe 82, and Luuma Beach.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Jetwing Lighthouse?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Does Jetwing Lighthouse have airport transportation?
Yes, Jetwing Lighthouse offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Jetwing Lighthouse?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Jetwing Lighthouse offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Jetwing Lighthouse?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Galle Fort (2.6 km), Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications (3.2 km), and Galle Fort Clock Tower (3.0 km).
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