The Dutch House


The Dutch House The Dutch House is located on Sri Lanka's exotic south coast which is quietly becoming the Riviera of choice for the world's most discerning and inquisitive travellers. Conveniently located to the UN World Heritage site of Galle Fort, Buddhist temples, rainforests, lowland tea plantations, wildlife reserves and some of the most fabulous beaches in the Indian ocean. Set high on a hill over looking Galle Harbour, The Dutch House is the perfect place to base your self to set off exploring the local & chaotic markets and villages of the Southern Province.

High on a hill, yet within minutes of the city centre, and with magnificent views of the UN World Heritage listed fort of Galle, Doornberg or The Dutch House has set the pace in redefining luxury accommodation for the individual traveller in Sri Lanka. Highly exclusive with only 4 suites this country house built in 1712 ensures complete privacy for its guests.

Spacious living areas, an English tropical garden complete with croquet lawn and treetop infinity pool provides ample space for guests to find a quiet area in which to truly unwind.

Period Dutch antiques reflect its early 18th century origins but blend in well with its contemporary collection of art. Voted as one of the top 20 hip hotels of the world, The Dutch House is the ultimate indulgence in space & privacy in one of Ceylon's most well preserved historic mansions. The discreet and friendly staff ensure your privacy yet provide a very relaxed and unpretentious atmosphere.

Perfect for those looking for idle splendour, as doing nothing is the order of the day!
Distance From Colombo : 132 km
The Dutch House has 4 luxury suites that combine absolute grandeur with the utmost comfort. Filled with colonial antiques, the interiors evoke a pervasive mood of stillness and warmth which is at once romantic and relaxing. Each bedroom is fully air conditioned with mosquito-net-draped 4 poster beds, luxurious silk drapes, cool polished concrete floors and stunning soft furnishings. The bedrooms lead into a private sitting room which contains comfortable sofas and writing desks with views over the magnificent Galle Fort, the croquet lawn or a private garden. Spacious bathrooms are fitted with fine showers and traditional claw-footed bath tubs which add to the colonial atmosphere.

At The Dutch House breakfast is at any time. There are no time constraints and guests can leisurely enjoy a delicious English breakfast: a range of eggs with toast and marmalade, fruit shakes and tea, served in the courtyard, verandah or in the garden.

Light lunches and snacks are served throughout the day in the garden, by the pool or in your room.

Dinner is served at the next door sister property The Sun House which is renowned for some of the best food in Sri Lanka.

The dinner menu changes daily with a starter, main course and a choice of three delicious desserts.
The Dutch House
Activities :
  • Massage / Yoga
  • Fine Alfesco Dining
  • Eclectic Library
  • Swimming Pool
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