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The Other Corner

Anuradhapura Road | Laksirigama, Habarana, Sri Lanka
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When we were planning our visit to Sri Lanka we immediatly noticed that TOC was the place where we wanted to stay in order to explore the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka. We are a family with 2 kids (13 and 10) loving to stay as close as possible with the local culture and nature. Since this accomodation was not... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at The Other Corner for 2 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It was a great base for visits to Sigiriya, Dambulla and the surrounding area and is set in a beautiful and incredibly tranquil location. The food and service were terrific and the rooms lovely, albeit a bit dark. Our one criticism we had was that it... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice staff - perfect service from the welcome to the cooking. Environment in nature as we were Robinson crusoe (hut in trees wood bungalow) and ecological dimension Cooking : perfect restaurant of the hotel, delicious diner and breakfast If we had time we would have spend more time in this fantastic place!

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Other Corner is beautifully set into its natural environment and is a terrific base for exploring this region of Habarana. We stayed here for three nights. The first night we arrived very late after a long flight and drive and we were shown to our little fuss and left to get some much needed sleep. Our room was a... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this place. It is a great setting - right next to nature. The villas are like safari lodges and comfortable with everything you need. In my opinion though, they need to be cleaned a little more thoroughly and a little more on going repair would keep the bathroom for example in better condition. I loved the surrounding... More

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TheOtherC0rner, Owner at The Other Corner, responded to this review

Many thanks for your sincere review/comments with what you experienced during your recent stay at 'The Other Corner', Sri Lanka. We as management will possitively look into to all the short comings you faced with and address same to improve our standards. Once again thank you for your partonage at 'TOC' and will look forward to seeing you again in... More

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Other Corner never fails to impress our guests. With their sincere commitment to maintaining a cohesive relationship with the environment, aided by the laid back atmosphere, fed by the edible landscaping within the encampment and all of this held together by the tranquil location makes this de facto choice for the ornithologist, the naturalist and the nature and wildlife... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We went to The Other Corner to witness the elephant gathering at Minneriya and thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. eric and all of the team were very welcoming and also very knowledgable about the area. The setting is absolutely gorgeous and the tree houses are great fun but also surprisingly luxurious. The food was terrific and - although they do... More

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Maroc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We stayed here 2 nights with our 2 children. We loved it ! Nice rooms with pilotis, comfortable beds all in nature . You can hear the noises of the peacocks at night it is really strange in a nice way, you have the feeling you are in the jungle!! Food is really excellent ! Everybody is welcoming . Thank... More

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australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Great stay at The Other Corner. Rooms are very clean, well maintained, secure and modern. The place has a African safari feel to it with some luxury features. Surrounded by Habarana Lake and the great wildlife that goes with it. Staff are helpful and friendly.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

A lovely surprise stopover in the heart of nature, a birder's paradise with on site naturalist Dhilip a huge asset, with his infectious enthusiasm for ornithology. Cosy spacious bungalows and great food. Highly recommended.

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Address: Anuradhapura Road | Laksirigama, Habarana, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Anuradhapura District > Habarana
Amenities:
Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 8 Specialty lodging in Habarana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated within 172Kms, about 4 hours drive from Colombo towards North Central of Sri Lanka, 'The Other Corner' is a place of rare beauty and tranquility. The picturesque Eco Resort is located within easy reach of National Parks, Historic and Cultural Parks and best beached in Sri Lanka. The Other Corner is an ideal layaway for tourists and naturalists alike. ... more   less 
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