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Living Heritage Koslanda

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Egodawatte Estate, Koslanda, Sri Lanka
Living Heritage Koslanda
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Ranked #1 of 2 Koslanda B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

...but missing something. We stayed here for three nights (Feb 15) soon after getting married. The location is pretty impressive; the infinity pool looks over hills and jungle, and the waterfall in the grounds were beautiful. There were hundreds of butterflies everywhere when we stayed, which is obviously dependent on time of year. The rooms were huge, nicely decorated, and... More 

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights earlier this month and it was just the most relaxing place to stay. Exceptional accomodation, we stayed in one of the terrace rooms, with stunning atrium and lots of unique features. The staff were just brilliant, locally recruited and very welcoming and helpful. The food was excellent, my only criticism would... More 

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Colombo District, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

After all the usual suspects and long winding drives to get to them, I was happily mesmerized by the offerings of Koslanda. Exceptional location and exquisite architecture made the whole experience almost dream like. The pace is relaxed and that is how you will be after a couple of hours. The first time I've stopped and just breathed for decades.... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

I have recently had my second visit to Koslanda - such a magical place and I can't wait to return again. The drive from Colombo is, admittedly pretty long and winding (but a beautiful drive), but as soon as you are through the Koslanda gates it is long forgotten. Perfect for a few days r&r, the hotel is beautifully and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

After reading all of the wonderful reviews online, we went out of our way to travel to Koslanda in order to stay at Living Heritage...and could not have been more disappointed. It was such an awkward stay that we wonder if we were there during a period of maintenance or a shift in staff. It's a gorgeous spot, but an... More 

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southern england
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We came to this hotel by accident as we had been let down elsewhere. The setting is very beautiful and peaceful, the staff are young and keen to help. The owner should spend more time here sorting it out and then it would work much better I am sure. The bedroom fans squeak, the showers are complicated and the thermostat... More 

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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We had a short overnight stay at Koslanda during a hectic tour of wonderful Sri Lanka - big mistake, take time to enjoy and unwind here for 2 nights. A wonderfully designed home / small hotel - the rooms were really interesting, extremely comfortable and calm. Karim and his staff are superb. We had a wonderful dinner and breakfast and... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We've enjoyed 3 glorious days here. Staff, rooms, food, are all outstanding. If Carlsberg made jungle boutique hotels ......... It was especially good to see that the staff were recruited from young local villagers. Everybody wins. Flowers, birds, butterflies - fantastic!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

My wife and I stayed 3 nights in Living Heritage as part of our 13 day, 3 location visit to Sri Lanka during the end of November, early December 2014. We stayed in Boutique hotels at all three locations, the North West coast, followed by the hill country south of Kandy (Living Heritage) and then on to the south coast... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We were completely blown away by this hotel. A very small boutique hotel - three rooms and a bungalow, but the rooms were enormous and complete with your own small courtyard which doubled as the lounge and interconnected to the one next door where our kids were. The food was brilliant, the infinity pool looked perfect ... except that the... More 

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