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Richard Cabanas

38 Galmadawwa Road | Ponchiakurudoga, Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Le Havre, France
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

We loved the cabana - large and clean and well-equipped. Our host took exceptional care with us - delicious meals on our private table and he was always concerned with our comfort. Truly an address to remember and to pass on to others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here two nights and would recommend this place. Firstly the accommodation is lovely with a huge cabana, big comfy bed, hot shower, all with what seemed quite new and extremely clean furnishings and fittings. But all that said it's the location and owners that make this special. There's a garden out back and sitting on our veranda we... More 

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37 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 1 night after our Yala safari. It was my 50th birthday and when we arrived the cabana was decorated with balloons and a lovely plaque. Such a lovely touch and it made me feel special when I was so far from home on my birthday - thank you again for this. The cabana was lovely, very... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had booked a night here this month. These guys are not very good at communicating. Despite text messages and emails asking them to confirm that they had accommodation for my driver I received no response. When I arrived on-site I was told that accommodation for drivers is not available because they're "renovating" it... Funny that because there is no... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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63 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

People rave about this place. True - The cabana was very nice with a large patio overlooking a river where we ate supper - rice & curry. It didn't come with salad & other usual veg. A fan would have helped keep the flies away. But the room itself while a good size lacks any charm. Lighting is much too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was one of the best we had in Sri Lanka. Richard is a really nice and caring for its guests. He organized us 2 wonderful safari in Yala and in Bundala. We hope to come back and go to block 2 of Yala !

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Paris, France
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20 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

our stay at richard cabanas has been brilliant. The location is very nice in between a river you feel like amidst the jungle. The bungalows are of the highest comfort we have seen in sri lanka so far (ac, fan, tv, lots of plugs, mosquito net,...). The bathroom is new as well and the whole place is kept spotless. Also... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok, getting right to it.. Pros: 1. The property itself.. Absolutely amazing rooms and baths; 2. Friendly owners. they even helped us in arranging a safari the next day. Welcomed us with fresh juice and snacks, even suggested places to eat out. 3. Located at a modest 30 Min drive from Yala. 4. AC rooms 5. Owner gave us tips... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
505 helpful votes 505 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

What a treat it was to stay at this place. We were late arriving and phoned ahead to ask if they had any food. We arrived at 9 p.m. after 12 hours on the road to be warmly greeted with a glass of fresh fruit juice and to a beautifully lit terrace which was shortly laid with a feast! Incense... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We stayed here for 5 nights while we did several Safaris at Yala, Udawalawe & Bundala National Parks. It is located just out of the main town area, and about 150m of the main road but with still several restaurants nearby. On arrival we were greeted by the owner with welcoming drinks and from that point on was so lovely,... More 

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Address: 38 Galmadawwa Road | Ponchiakurudoga, Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tissamaharama
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