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Boulder Garden Hotel

Sinharaja Rd | Koswatta, Kalawana, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

arrived at road to boulder garden hotel Bendara advised Duk Duk would take me to hotel as car could not travel road to hotel.Great experience to travel in Duk Duk Walked up stairs to reception where given arrival fruit juice.Walking to room i thought very unusual.Rooms are built under boulders which keep rooms at constant temp.well set up ,very clean... More

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Luxembourg District, Luxembourg
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful surroundings, extraordinary setting, good food and wonderful people. Rooms are spacious, clean and nicely furnished. The restaurant is quite unique! While your at it - get yourself a wonderful massage for a good price. Despite the rain, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Boulder Garden!

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Ringkobing, Denmark
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very unique hotel. We stayed three days In July 2014. The food is good and it truly is an experience eating out under the giant over hang. One evening we did have about six monkeys playing in the trees around us. We stayed in the family room, as a family of four. It was roomy and comfortable.... More

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Manheim, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

Thanks to this wonderful place I felt very relaxed and comfortable after days of backpacking in bad places. The service was very good with friendly smiley staff. The beds where very comfortable and the fans where cooling. I loved it at this hotel and would recommend it after days of hiking

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Panadura, Sri Lanka
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I visited this place with my family and stayed for one night and the experience was quite different from all other places I've been to, but in a good way. I found it to be a very unique and surprisingly challenging hotel concept. Much of the natural habitat of the location is kept unchanged and preserving the natural jungle surrounding.... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

After a long journey from Mirissa, and finally finding this hotel, we were very impressed. We had three nights here and as we were the only ones booked in for two of the nights we were upgraded to the honeymoon suite. Fantastic unique hotel, service and food exceptional. There are lots of steps to contend with so that is a... More

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Doha, Qatar
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Due to extensive and ongoing roadwork improvements, our journey was a very long and sticky drive. However, this did not dampen our spirits for long as the hotel was extremely welcoming and very unique. The complex has been beautifully carved and built in and around the rocks, producing many passages with lots of windy and uneven steps. Please note, this... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Boulder garden hotel is a uniquely designed hotel carved out of the rock face and set among a collection of huge boulders and lush jungle. The architectural design is credited to a student of the famous Geoffrey Bawa and incorporates as many of the natural stone features as possible, including, yes, lots of steps! The rooms are quite basic and... More

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UK
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

A 3 day stay here was forced on us as access to Rainforest Edge was not possible! The hotel is literally carved out of a rock face, meaning that the rooms are virtually in the forest canopy! While this may sound attractive, the entire property is festooned with fearsome steps, with little lighting. Our estimate was 99 steps from vehicular... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We arrived in a cloudburst late in the day, and wondered what kind of place we had arrived into, as after a difficult journey down a farm lane a flood of rainwater greeted us as we climbed the steep stairs to reception. We then more stairs to our room. We eventually got our room and climbed more stairs to the... More

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Address: Sinharaja Rd | Koswatta, Kalawana, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Sabaragamuwa Province > Kalawana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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