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Ging Oya Lodge

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Davindu Mawatha | Kammala North, Waikkal 611110, Sri Lanka
Ging Oya Lodge
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    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location quite near the airport makes it all too easy to only stay for a day or two. don't be fooled, this place is worth a longer visit. Very peaceful setting, lovely food and a great swimming pool

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed two nights on arriving in Sri Lanka. The friendly owners arranged for a taxi to pick us up at the airport which is about 35 minutes away. Even though it was 2.00 in the morning Leo showed me to the room - an attractive detached bungalow in the gardens. Meals are taken in their open sided dining room near... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Stayed here when we first arrived in Sri Lanka. What a great induction to this great island. Leo and Myrjam were wonderful hosts. Each chalet is delightful, the setting just beautiful and the pool great. Eating breakfast in the dining area is wonderful and so pleased we opted for Leos dinner on both evenings. Myrjam arranged for us to be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Wow what a great little lodge with 7 bungalows which are private, spacious and clean! The location at the river is fabulous. There's a wonderful pool and the beach is close enough too! I just loved the tranquil vibe of the place, the perfect spot for me to chill after buzzing Mirissa. A big yes for this place!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We had another great stay in Ging Oya lodge after a two year gap. It was as beautiful and as relaxing as previously and the perfect start to a holiday in Sri Lanka. All aspects of the stay eg food, hospitality etc were great , but I would like to particularly highlight the value for money. Although the cost of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The warm welcome given to us at 6am at the start of a very 'special' family holiday revisiting our birthcountry following a 58year absence set the tone for the rest of our visit to beautiful Sri Lanka. We spent two days acclimatizing to the weather conditions and travel weariness. The lodges all set amongst the jungle on the banks of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Really good place to start or finish a Sri Lanka trip, just a half a hour from the airport. We started our holiday here in the beginning of November, in the tail of the rainy season, and could really acclimatize by relaxing by the nice swimming pool. We enjoyed the animal live around us, including the cow and the dogs.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

For our first night in Lanka we wanted an accommodation close to the airport, but far enough from the big crowd. Ging Oya Lodge was the perfect choice! When we arrived, Myrjam and Leo gave us a warm welcome, quickly followed by there kind dogs. After settling in our room, which has a very nice garden-like bathroom, we walked around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

this was our third visit , which is a record for us because we like exploring different areas / hotels, so don't even get a second look normally, but the lodge by the river with the great hosts , wildlife , pool , lovely fresh food can't be beaten for a peaceful haven to 'get away from it all' and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Ging Oya Lodge was a lovely, peaceful way to start our holiday in Sri Lanka and we referred to it often on the rest of our trip. Leo and Myrjam provide perfectly furnished chalets with a private verandah to watch the birds and Eloise, the rescued cow. Everything is provided including air conditioning and mosquito nets and great fluffy towels.... More 

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