Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel-Original Dutch Governor's House

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
182, Matara Road, Unawatuna, 80600, Sri Lanka
4.2 out of 5 rating 33 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.2
Property Details

Property Location

Located in Unawatuna, Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel-Original Dutch Governor's House is on the waterfront, a 1-minute drive from Unawatuna Beach and 11 minutes from Galle Fort. This spa hotel is 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from Dutch Reformed Church and 3.5 mi (5.7 km) from National Maritime Museum.


Make yourself at home in one of the 38 air-conditioned guestrooms. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have showers and complimentary toiletries.


Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools and a fitness center. Additional features at this Colonial hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a hair salon.


Enjoy a meal at the restaurant or snacks in the coffee shop/café. The hotel also offers room service (during limited hours). Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. English breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. For a surcharge, guests may use a shuttle from the airport to the hotel (available 24 hours) and a train station pick-up service.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Unawatuna Beach - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Sahana Beach - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Dalawella Beach - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Japanese Peace Pagoda - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Yatagala Raja Maha Viharaya - 2.8 km / 1.8 mi
Mihiripenna Beach - 3.1 km / 1.9 mi
Galle Harbour - 3.3 km / 2 mi
Jungle Beach - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Galle Fort - 5.4 km / 3.3 mi
Galle International Cricket Stadium - 5.4 km / 3.3 mi
Galle National Museum - 5.5 km / 3.4 mi
Dutch Reformed Church - 5.6 km / 3.5 mi
Galle Clock Tower - 5.6 km / 3.5 mi
National Maritime Museum - 5.7 km / 3.5 mi
Old Dutch Hospital - 5.8 km / 3.6 mi

The preferred airport for Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel-Original Dutch Governor's House is Bandaranaike Intl. Airport (CMB) - 150.5 km / 93.5 mi

Check-in time starts at 1pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8 and USD 12 for adults, USD 6 and USD 10 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 90 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Picnic area
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Poolside bar
  • -Garden
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Concierge services
  • -Hair salon
  • -Restaurant
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Spa treatment room(s)
  • -One meeting room
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Terrace
  • -Library
  • -Children's pool
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Full-service spa
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Train station pickup (surcharge)
  • -Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge)
  • -Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • -Wheelchair accessible – no
  • -Hiking/biking trails nearby