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Living Heritage Koslanda

Egodawatte Estate, Koslanda, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Our fourth visit (which really sums it up) to this gorgeous place and hope it won't be the last. The views from the terrace and the pool are perfect. It's set in its own estate so there's an enormous amount of space. The tranquility absolute, the rooms and bathrooms superb (best sleeps we have had in a long time) and... More

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Paris, France
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6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Wow. Koslanda turned out to be a very pleasant surprise. We arrived at night after a long day of driving, and were met at the front gate by a kind staff person with a flashlight. The jungle around us was lush, and were it nor for our guide I would have wondered if we were lost. It was not until... More

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Moscow, Russia
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Very nice boutique hotel in a remote area of Sri Lanka. Perfect design reflecting local artisitic traditions. Spacious rooms with an inside patio (mind no air conditioning). Absolutely fantastic swimming pool and "private" waterfall (beware of leeches along jungle track - protective shoes are essential). Drawbacks: 1) food was rather mediocre. 2) rooms are not well maintained (minor fauts i.e.... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

A wonderfully, relaxing 3 night stay to re-charge the batteries. Amazing bedrooms and bathroom, very comfortable and private with all the amenities you will ever need; tv & dvd player, board games; tea & coffee; mini bar; mp3 stereo. Set in a considerable sized plot of land, and nestled in a small valley, you are surrounded by tropical fauna, rolling... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

If you are looking for a quiet place to be in touch with nature you should stay at the Living Heritage. The rooms are exquisite with a courtyard entrance and beautiful wooden doors and furniture. The food is perfect and you have a choice of local and western cuisine. The service is wonderful and you will be well looked after.... More

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

When we arrived after a long journey by car we got beautiful flowers and fresh juice as a welcome. Its quiet, peaceful, and you hear only the noise of the birds, monkeys, and you see the most beautiful butterflies we have ever seen. The food was good and the curry was the best we've had during our two week Sri... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

If only Koslanda were better located for sightseeing. The rooms are spectacular. You enter your accommodation through a doorway and come to a beautiful courtyard before entering a lovely bedroom. The service is great. Everything is done for your convenience. So why not 5 stars? Because we went here to use it as a base for sightseeing. The road, the... More

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Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Two years since our last trip to Sri Lanka, my husband and I returned to Living Heritage Koslanda. We loved staying in this unique and glamorous hotel. The huge and luxurious accommodations reflecting historical luxury, delicious food, both Sri Lankan and Mediterranean, the infinity pool over rice fields in Nualla village, the walks in the forest along the river and... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

This resort is in a wonderfully scenic part of Sri Lanka, so from the terrace Lipton's Seat is visible in the hills above and there are several views down to the valley below, not least from the swimming pool. It is approached from the winding A4 with pleasing views and exotic trees along the road and several waterfalls.The resort itself... More

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Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
68 hotel reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We were hunting for a place to stay in the tea country, but the places were so expensive ( not that this wasn't) but this place seemed to "fit the bill." The staff is excellent. We were met with jasmine flowers, a drink and a cold towel. Prior to arrival though we had a bit of a mix up with... More

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Address: Egodawatte Estate, Koslanda, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Koslanda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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“Living Heritage” Koslanda is Sri Lanka’s newest up market private retreat located 5 hours North East from the islands capital Colombo. Built in the heart of the hill country and the gateway to the east, this stylish 4 bed roomed retreat offers guests the utmost serenity in a naturally stunning location. Set on 80 acres of magical forest, known by locals as ‘God’s Forest’, Koslanda is the ideal hideaway for those wanting to simply relax or for those who wish to connect with nature. It’s excellent location is perfect for those who wish to explore the east of Sri Lanka. ... more   less 
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