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Bawa Guest House

32. Thammbipillai Ave. | down under Welimada Temple Road, Haputale, Sri Lanka
Bawa Guest House
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kiev, Ukraine
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We had only day with half in Haputale and thanks Bawa and his family for very nice stay. They gave us advices how fast we can get to tea factory, and what we can see except factory. Breakfast and dinner were so delicious, especially mango carry. Prices very affordable and the view is priceless! Thank you very much!!!

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Agra, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This guesthouse is actually more of a home stay, which we really liked at first. We were picked up from the train station by Bawa's son in their tuk-tuk, and given a warm welcome by Bawa himself, along with free welcome tea and snacks. We decided to eat in the guesthouse on our first night, but found the food to... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

The view is amazing. The rooms are big and clean. Nice hosts and good home cooked food. The only negative was when we gave them some laundry. Sure it was raining for two days so they could not dry it. But not everything got clean and the price model was like at a 5 star hotel.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Bawa is so lovely and friendly we really enjoyed our stay. The whole family are friendly and we really loved the dinner best food we have had in Sri Lanka! If you decide to stay here i recommend dinner, Bawa will make sure you don't leave hungry that's for sure! The rooms are all you need for travelling to see... More 

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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

hotel has seen better times,road to the guesthouse is a mess, there are much better places to stay. Nights are very noisy because of the dogs. There was a land slide recently and the footpath to the guesthouse is in bad shape and slippery......the here often mentioned "Superfriendly hosts " seemed quiet artificial to me. Better look for another place.

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Celje, Slovenia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

After staying two nights we got a pretty good impression of mr. Bawa and his friendly family. We got to experiance excellent home prepared currys. We were allways sat to the full table. Mr. Bawa is full of informations, and has an answer for any question. Also, you have to aks him for his amazing collection of gems. The rooms... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Oh I cannot say enough good things about Bawa Guesthouse. The View is fabulous, rooms are affordable yet full of comfort, the water hot, the atmosphere inspiring, the house cat adorable (seriously, I love the cat) and the food, oh the food! Words cannot describe the beautiful tastes that Mrs. Bawa creates. The Bawa's are such beautiful people, they left... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

How friendly can a family be! This is more a homestay than a guesthouse since they rent out 5 rooms in a building on the grounds of their own premises. You eat in the living room of the family where you are more than welcome. The food cooked is a really nice veg. and curry and not expensive at all.... More 

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Hokkaido, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

When we arrived at Haputale station after 6 hour train journey, the person from other guesthouse kindly called them and let us know that they forgot our reservation and reconfirmation on email. We had to wait more than 30 minutes at the little tea shop next to the station in uneasy feeling... But anyway, they appeared to pick us up... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Very friendly owner. We got from him a lot of useful informations about Sri Lanka and what have to see. The room was spacious with hot water and mainly, with nice view from balcony. I can recommend, when you want to visit tea planatations near Lipton' s Seat and a tea factory Dambatene.

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