Gateway Airport Garden Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Swimming pool
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGateway Airport Garden Hotel Katunayake
Trying to put attention to detail, but it is a typical Middle Eastern lack of finishing things off. Also, the smell of humidity and mould pervade the country, but that is to be expected in the tropics.
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the Governor, the Dutch House, as it is known, has fulfilled many roles.
It has variously been a college for clerics and schoolmasters, an
orphanage, hospital, military barracks, police training facility and
post office, so it has seen much in it's 300 plus years of existence.
for the Museum itself well, frankly, it is not much to write home
about. There are some old pieces of furniture, ...