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Le Grand Meaulnes - Family Hotel

"Green Path" | Trincomalee Road, Habarana 50150, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is located about 1km outside Habarana, off the Trinco road, so it's a nice 15min walk into town. It's very quiet and well kept, so we do not share other commentators complaints about flies, leaking toilets and no hot water. Our room was huge and well equipped. Staff took care of us very nicely, dinner and breakfasts were... More 

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Evian-les-Bains, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Globally very poor. Breakfast was very simple and minimalist. Similar for dinner, expensive, indeed. No room cleaning during our 4 days stay. Very small soap to share for two, have to ask for additional toilet paper... etc. and full of flies… Better you look for another location and "better location" may also finally means to look stright for another country.... More 

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Breda, The Netherlands
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15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would not recommend this place to older people or people who look for some luxery. The rooms are spacey but a bit damp. The (bath) room was not very clean and the matrass was really thin. The prices are good and if you're looking for basic it will answer your needs. Manager was very friendly to us.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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24 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed in this nice family hotel on a way from Kalpitya to Kandy. Its very conveniently located close to Hurula Nature Park where we went elephant watching. Rooms are simple but very clean and comfortable. There are ACs in each room, beds are convenient. For a price you pay, its a very nice place, with good food. Sunil... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We felt very welcome at this place. Sunil welcomed us upon arrival with a welcome drink and asked what we wanted for dinner even though we arrived after 8 pm. Sunil helped us in any way possible. Elephant riding, meals and transport to the next place. Thank you Sunil for the excellent service! And also thanks for the great food... More 

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dishant, Owner at Le Grand Meaulnes - Family Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your most kind review on Tripadvisor and particularly for praising efforts of our colleague Sunil. Thank you for complementing our buffet food, hotel facilities but most of all our dedicated staff. Thank you for being our guest and thank you for sharing your positive experience of Le Grand Meaulnes with other Tripadvisor readers. Yours sincerely... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We stayed for two nights right after arriving in Sri Lanka. Very quiet and peaceful place to recuperate after a long flight. Central to many trips and excursions. We went on a safari early the first morning, not many animals to see, but great way to start the day. Very friendly and attentive staff, Sunil is just the friendliest you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Friendly helpful staff, fantastic dinners cooked with care, excellent breakfast, close to bus stop, close to Sigiriya and national parks where elephants and other wildlife can be seen. The hosts will arrange trips and taxis for you. You should stay here for sure !

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

First impressions were favourable, when they sent someone to pick us up from the train station without being asked. Staff continued to be helpful throughout our stay, arranging a driver to take us to Sigiriya and other sites. Rooms were large and clean with chairs for sitting on the veranda outside. The food was tasty and portions were generous.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This place is not so bad, the rooms are spacious, a/c'd and comfy. We arrived very late and they guys were very accommodating which was great. Unfortunately, one of our rooms had a leaking toilet and neither of our rooms had working showers or hot water - hence my pretty harsh review. Think the basics of hot water and a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

Good rooms, friendly staff and the best fresh lime juices from the garden! (We did not find any other place with a better lime juice in Sri Lanka !) Good place to stay for visiting Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa and Aukana. There were many flies during the day.

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Address: "Green Path" | Trincomalee Road, Habarana 50150, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Habarana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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