Thambili House

  • Classic European architecture
  • Elaborate and luxurious antique furnishings
  • Courtyard swimming pool
  • Indoor living area with rare conversation pieces
  • Located in Galle Fort’s historic edifices.

Take a look inside Thambili House

Thambili House is a grand, 300-year old, two-level villa that epitomizes classic European architecture – especially with its conspicuous columns, arches and wood lattices – and luxury. Interiors are appointed with mostly 16th to 18th century, elaborate, ebony and calamander furnishings as well as adorned, in contrast, with contemporary artisan pieces. The villa is equipped throughout with first rate fittings – for your all-out convenience and enjoyment. Owned by a cinnamon trader during the Dutch colonial period, Thambili House has been masterfully restored to afford you privileged vacation living with an ambience that is, most certainly, old world.


Nearest amenities
Rampart Hotel (Restaurant)
46 m
sri vihar (Indian Restaurant)
90 m
Spoon's (Asian Restaurant)
111 m
The Kitchen Galle Fort
113 m
Calorie Counter (Salad Restaurant)
115 m
Wok On The Wild Side
120 m
Points of interest
Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport
160.2 km

Thambili House is based in Galle Fort – once a 16th century Dutch trading post and now distinguished as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Close to the villa – which is an attraction in itself – are the Fort Rampart, the Masjid Meera Jumma Mosque and the Galle Fort Light House.


9.6/10 (Average rating based on 2 reviews)

A true heritage home in the main Galle Fort area. This home is 300 years old. 3 huge bedrooms and a nice pool as well. The hotel is very charming and walking distance from the museum's and the lighthouse. The staff are very helpful and the breakfast was fantastic as well. The rooms are very large with magnificent 4 poster beds. So peaceful inside and ocean you step out all the restaurants and shops are within walking distance. Such a great location.

Vivek S (India) stayed at Thambili House with a group of friends and their families from 10/12/2019 to 13/12/2019

Services & features

Something missing in this villa? Don't worry, our Concierge can arrange it for you. Just let us know :)
  • Services:

    • 24H Security
    • Gardener
    • Housekeeping service
    • Massage (extra cost)
    • Pool maintenance
    • Security service
    • Welcome drinks
  • Transport:

    • Airport transfer (extra cost) (contact us)
    • Car available (extra cost)
    • Driver (extra cost)
  • Kids:

    • Baby cot
    • Baby high chair
  • Facilities:

    • Back-up generator
    • BBQ equipment (extra cost)
    • Fire extinguisher
    • Hairdryer
    • Pool towels (contact us)
    • Safety box
    • Swimming pool
    • Terrace
    • Toiletries
    • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Meals:

    • Daily breakfast included
    • Dinner (extra cost) (based on menu)
    • Lunch (extra cost) (based on menu)
  • Entertainment:

    • TV
  • More information:

    • Pers. max.: 6
    • Staff:
  • Terms and conditions:

    • Check-in: after 02:00 pm
    • Check-out: until 12:00 pm
    • Late check-out: until 06:00 pm charged 50% of the daily rate (subject to availability)

Concierge service

Our complimentary concierge service manages pre-trip planning, takes requests during your stay, and helps with anything and everything in between!
  • In-villa services

  • Baby chairs, cots, strollers Baby chairs, cots, strollers
  • Childcare services Childcare services
  • Grocery shopping Grocery shopping
  • In-house massage In-house massage
  • Pool fencing Pool fencing
  • Private chef Private chef
  • Tours & activities

  • Airport transfer Airport transfer
  • Car rental Car rental
  • Day trip & chauffeur Day trip & chauffeur
  • Private boat/ yacht charters Private boat/ yacht charters
  • Restaurant reservations Restaurant reservations
  • Tour/ Activities bookings Tour/ Activities bookings
  • Yoga teacher Yoga teacher
  • Special events

  • Birthday decorations Birthday decorations
  • Romantic dinners Romantic dinners
  • Wedding/ Special celebrations Wedding/ Special celebrations
Minimum stay 3 bedrooms
from 22/05/2024 to 01/11/2024 Low season 1 night USD 1,082
from 01/11/2024 to 01/05/2025 Peak season 2 nights USD 1,573

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