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Amarasinghe Guesthouse

Thambapillai Ave., Haputale, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Zlin Region, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love that quiet and friendly place, nice rooms, kitchen, owners . The location is perfect, out of the city , but onwalk distance. Big rooms, nice garden. We enjoyed the stay here and hope come back one day.

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Vancouver, Canada
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29 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I approached this place with some trepidation after reading how some were treated, even though a friend had recommended it. The door was answered by Mr. Amarasinghe the elder and I could see that he had some health issues. Anyways he has lost his short term memory and his vision was poor. Maybe that had accounted for some of the... More 

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Paris, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Well located in a small and quiet valley. Warm welcome and very helpful people. Nothing fancy about the room and the bathroom, just Sri Lakan standards. Good rice and curry at the evening. Standard breakfast : fruit, egg, toasts and marmalade.

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Let's get the "ok" part out of the way: large room, a bathroom, nice location, lovely surroundings, vegetable garden around the house, some tips for trips from the owner. Now the actual experience: Haputale itself offers nothing, especially in terms of eating out (the only proper restaurant is in the Olimpus Hotel which is expensive) and we know of no... More 

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Borobudur, Indonesia
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Wow... Haputale is a township in the sky. Built on a mountain ridge, there are clouds to the left and right of the roadway when you enter the town, which gives one a real taste of vertigo. I felt like I was in the sky. An eye popping outlook to behold; however there is not much else to see but... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

What we can say is that this place is interesting... and that's just to be kind. The owner was sort of welcoming, but not warm. The atmosphere at meal times is quiet to the point of discomfort, where you can hear every whisper around the room. Hot shower only works when the water pressure is low. Toilet when we arrived... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The friendly couple who run this guesthouse truly made us feel part of the family during our stay. Having had a disappointing meal in town the first evening, we were pleasantly surprised by a simple but generous breakfast at the guesthouse in the morning, where we were served endless amounts of toast and homemade jam. We decided that we would... More 

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Verviers, Belgium
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The house is beautiful. On the hills of Haputale, peaceful and quiet place located less that 10 min walking distance from the city. The room is big, nice, light and clean.The food was delicious and the owners are lovely people. I recommend this place!!

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Litomysl, Czech Republic
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights and paid 2.000 RS per night in FEB 2014 for room without A/C. Nice and clean rooms. Good kitchen and friendly owner. No problem with anything. If you want reliable and friendly tuk-tuk driver, ask for Farouk. One of the best men thich I met in S.Lanka

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Deniyaya, Sri Lanka
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The rooms are clean and have large windows and a good balcony. But- my room had a funky lock, the polished and slippery stairs are only lit with a switch on a very short timer so you have to negotiate them in the dark, the reception rooms feel deserted... Also, this is the only place I stayed where I was... More 

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