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Richard Cabanas

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38 Galmadawwa Road | Ponchiakurudoga, Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
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Kinsale, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

they were waiting for us with a fresh fruit juice. The man that runs the place is very nice and make us the breakfast at 4:30 am in the morning so we could eat something before going into the safari. we stayed there the 30th of December and he was very nice telling us to go to a place nearby... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one night at Richard Cabanas. It was the perfect place for visiting yala national park. In the afternoon we got free bicycles to explore Tissa. In the evening the owner prepared an awesome dinner which was served on our terasse. For the next day he prepared a lunch box for us. Rooms are clean and very nice. Nothing... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Thank you for your warm welcome, for helping us out when forgot our binoculars, for the lovely deluxe room, the stunning spot to sit and relax, the delicious dinner, for the bikes and for all your suggestions. We loved the place, we loved our safari - Will definitely recommend! Emma and Rob

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Thank emflood
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Location is nice. Our room near the little river is great. Cabana is nicely designed and equipped, Wifi is slow. Service is great. Food is excellent and local. Bird and animal watching is nearby and easy. Worth walking from hotel to see nature and inhabitants too. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

The owner is very nice and servicial. The rooms are big, comfortable and clean. wifi good. everyroom has his own terrace. the hotel is located next to Yala if you are interested in doig the yala safari is very practical.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

We booked Richard's cabanas based on previous good reviews, I suggest you do the same! Beautiful accommodation, with fantastic breakfast and the option to have dinner there which is also incredible. Ajith the host is an amazing man, who looked after us so well during our stay and organised some memorable trips. A special mention must go to his friend... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Yes, this was the best place in Sri Lanka! We stayed in $30-$60 hotels, see my other reviews. So Richard has 3 separate villas, in a quiet location in Tissa, near a beautiful river. Our villa was very clean, the bathroom was enormous. The room was actually also really spacious, with a place for the suitcase, extra single bed, mini... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

This was a wonderful surprise. The 'cabana' had everything, a/c, wifi, cable, cotton buds, tissues, umbrellas - all in a spacious room. I had a very comfortable stay. We didn't have breakfast there as we were heading for a 5am safari and they packed us a lunchbox which had 2 pieces of fruit, sandwiches, piece of cake and a bottle... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

This Place is really special. The Cabanas are located at a small River surrounded by a lot of Trees, Plants and Flowers. The Rooms are very spacious and clean. Agith is a very friendly and helpful Host. The Food was absolutely delicious! You can really relax at this Place and explore the area by Bycicle! Agi showed us his new... More 

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Thank Lena B
New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for one night at Richard Cabanas and it was perfect, almost wish we had stayed on longer. Cabanas were spacious and very clean. Richard is super friendly and made us feel very welcome without being overbearing. We went on safari in the evening which meant we could enjoy a leisurely and delicious Sri Lankan breakfast the next day... More 

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