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Mandira Bungalows

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Hatton-Watawala, Hatton, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Appin bungalow a calm and dignified retreat from road wear and tear Restored 1930's grandeur in middle of Plantation Good base for exploring tea from plant to pot Enthusiastic service with 'Yes' the well intended answer to every question Food is first class Recommended

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Arikavilla, Director of Sales at Mandira Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Madam/Sir, Thanks you for your review on Zinc-Mandira Luxury Villa/Bungalow. We are honored to know that our services and facilities has exceeded your expectations and our upgraded product is superior. We believe that reviews of this nature are not only for our benefit but also for any traveler who are in search for a better resort/hotel in Hatton, Sri... More 

Edinburgh
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We were meant to stay at Strathdon bungalow. When we got there we found that it was closed to renovation! That was disappointing and inconvenient and we still don't know why this mistake was made. Was it Agoda or the hotel? We stayed at the Dickoya bungalow instead. The actual bungalow was great when we got there. It has four... More 

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Arikavilla, Director of Sales at Mandira Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Madam/Sir, Thanks you for your review on Zinc-Mandira Luxury Villa/Bungalow. We are honored to know that our services and facilities has exceeded your expectations and our upgraded product is superior. We believe that reviews of this nature are not only for our benefit but also for any traveler who are in search for a better resort/hotel in Hatton, Sri... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Stayed here with my family in early January 2015. Beautiful bungalow. The architecture is one to commend if you're a colonial setting lover. The wooden floor and interior design give such a cozy feeling for a peaceful get away. The bungalow has a couple of rooms, all of which are self contained. Clean and well maintained, the linen is neat... More 

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Arikavilla, Director of Sales at Mandira Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Madam/Sir, Thanks you for your review on Zinc-Mandira Luxury Villa/Bungalow. We are honored to know that our services and facilities has exceeded your expectations and our upgraded product is superior. We believe that reviews of this nature are not only for our benefit but also for any traveler who are in search for a better resort/hotel in Hatton, Sri... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Very nice facility and extremely good service. We stayed for only one night (New Year's eve) and left at 2am in the morning so we can climb Adams Peak and catch sunrise, the staff all got up to prepare tea and coffee cake for us. In addition to the exceptionally good service, food was very delicious too. We felt like... More 

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Dear Madam/Sir, Thanks you for your review on Zinc-Mandira Luxury Villa/Bungalow. We are honored to know that our services and facilities has exceeded your expectations and our upgraded product is superior. We believe that reviews of this nature are not only for our benefit but also for any traveler who are in search for a better resort/hotel in Hatton, Sri... More 

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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My family and I spent 2 nights here around Xmas. We were apprehensive given some of the mixed reviews but note that this hotel has been completely refurbished and is pristine. The setting amongst the tea plantations is beautiful. The service was great, as was the food, especially the curry. Note the main reason for coming to Hatton is for... More 

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Arikavilla, Director of Sales at Mandira Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Madam/Sir, Thanks you for your review on Zinc-Mandira Luxury Villa/Bungalow. We are honored to know that our services and facilities has exceeded your expectations and our upgraded product is superior. We believe that reviews of this nature are not only for our benefit but also for any traveler who are in search for a better resort/hotel in Hatton, Sri... More 

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11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Mandira Bungalows is a trio of beautiful and English styled bungalows in Hatton namely; Strathdon, Craig Appin and Dick Oya Bungalows. I stayed at the Dick Oya bungalow. Simply put, Mandira Dick Oya was recently refurbished or had gone through a renovation stage and you might get to see individual TV's in all rooms, beautiful estate surroundings and best of... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Excellent chef Mr. Jeyram i have never eaten foods like he prepared yami yami wonderful hospitality nice people always smiling!. everything very good and you can get a walk on the tea plantation area.

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London
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6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stayed at Mandira Bungalows as part of our tour of Sri Lanka. It was a very strange place-- it doesn't seem like it has been updated since the 70th. It was during the rainy season which might explain things, but rooms smelled like mold and linens looked dirty. That said, service was amazing-- the staff really tries their best... More 

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Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

When comparing the price, this must be one of the best hotels in the country. The view, rooms and facilities are superb. The staff is so friendly and the foods are delicious. I am really looking forward for a second visit with my family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

In a totally old fashioned british style, this accomodation was great. Sure, bathrooms are a little old so as the mansion but everything fit very well together. The view is amazing, surroundings are beautiful. Staffs are all very helpfull, kind and smiling, they couldn't be nicer... The best part is the chef/manager who tasted us in 3 days all the... More 

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