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Rangala House

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92B Bobebila | Teldeniya, Central Province, Makuldeniya, Sri Lanka
Rangala House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Balmain, Australia
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108 hotel reviews
258 helpful votes 258 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated about an hour out of Kandy, this is an alternative to the day-long trip to Newara Elia to see tea plantations and enjoy some mountain air. It is an old house that has been converted to a small hotel with fairly basic rooms, but an astonishingly beautiful outlook. They provide lunch on request (need to book ahead to ensure... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Where to begin... The hosts, Anthony and Sam, have designed a beautiful home that boasts a large, well appointed verandah that affords spectacular vistas of a lush valley. Whilst the house itself is beautiful, it is the hosts and their staff that make it a home. Anthony and Sam are superb hosts and excellent company. From the moment we arrived... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We stayed at Rangala for two nights and loved it. Our room was simple but very comfortable, and opened onto the wonderful deck with views forever. Sam and his staff were friendly, very natural and eager to help at all times. A delight. The recommended walks through the tea plantations were excellent, the best we had in Sri Lanka. We... More 

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Wicklow, Ireland
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My two friends and I spent two nights here and enjoyed every moment. We shared one room and found the bedroom spacious and very comfortable. Everything about our stay was perfect. We had spent the previous two weeks travelling round Sri Lanka so wanted some peace, quiet and comfort before we flew back to Ireland and Rangala House provided all... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We spent 2 nights here. Unbelievable views form the verandah. Anthony, the owner was always interested in us and gave great advice on where to walk and what to see. Did 2 great walks into the tea plantations which were almost our SL highlight. My only gripe is that this was the only place in SL where we didn't get... More 

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Hong Kong
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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Spent 2 nights in this beautifully located property and wished we had a bit longer to relax and enjoy the hospitality and views. The owner Anthony was onsite and made us very welcome, with good suggestions on the best trails to walk through the tea plantations (including a local factory) and interesting experience to share on Sri Lankan life (wild-... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Rangala House is absolutely delightful in every way. The owners are charming and cultured, the staff are kind and helpful, the food is delicious, the garden is paradise. The whole house is spotless. There is a lovely broad terrace with a magnificent view, and steps down to a clean pool surrounded by flowers, bushes, trees and a few sculptures. Inside... More 

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Shanghai, China
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We stayed at Rangala house three years ago and loved it. Squeezed a couple of day - three night out of a tight schedule and stayed again last week. They only have 4 rooms so my selfish side suggests I keep quite because this place is just so good. Be aware it is an hours drive (75 mins by Tuktuk)... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

So fond was my memory of staying at Rangala House a few years ago that it was the only 'must stay' destination on my return to Sri Lanka. It continues to be, without doubt, one of my most memorable Sri Lankan experiences. The expansive views of the hill country, the truly spectacular (and abundant) food prepared by the resident chef,... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This guest house is going to be a real highlight of our 3-week vacation to Sri Lanka... We were met by Anthony (One of the owners who lives in the house next door) upon arrival and greeted like long lost family. This treatment continued throughout our 2-night stay there. The setting is unbelievably beautiful. Our room was large and comfortable... More 

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