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Wathsala Inn

Adam's Peak, Nallathanniya, Sri Lanka
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came to the Inn for just a few hours so I could rest before I hiked up Adam's Peak. The place is not clean, horrible bugs everywhere, food isn't good and rooms arnt welcoming either. I didn't get a good sleep before going on the big hike and I do not recommend coming ever again!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights to do the Adams peak climb, well worth the climb to see sunrise, oh back to the review, first of all, I beleave the TUK TUK drivers get a commission on bringing guest here, the driver kept saying very clean, comfortable, cheap, well we decided to give it a try, at first glance didn't notice... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We arrived at the Wathsala Inn at 6pm, having travelled all day to get there. The staff were very welcoming although something that would become apparent during our one-night stay was kicked off when one went off to search for our booking details, failed, went AWOL, then another took over at random. This oddity would occur throughout our stay: the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We booked this hotel for one night for our trip to Adam´s Peak. We were there with another couple and had two separate rooms. Both of them were downstairs, which means in the level under the lobby. After reading several other opinions on Tripadvisor, we think that there are way better rooms upstairs. We dont know. Our best part of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This is the second time we stayed in this facility before visiting the Sacred Sri Pada and the hotel had every thing we needed the rooms were clean and well prepared and food was good. more importantly it is 5 min walking to where the ascent to the Sacred mountain start we got late to return due to the huge... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Stayed here just for 1 night en-route to Adam's Peak. If you are able to find your route to Dalhousie, then Wathsala Inn is not difficult to find - on the left just as you enter Dalhousie. Welcome was pleasant and we were offerred nice welcome drink. We had Sri Lankan dinner which was good and reasonable and the breakfast... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Wathsala is a great hotel with a perfect view on the Adam's Peak. Nice rooms and great staff. The food is also very good. To bad we stayed there for one 'night'. We climbed the Adam's Peak in that night.

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Beds were damp (seems to be the case in all hotels) but clean, lovely duvet and super comfy though. Hotel staff are really friendly and you can get a guide for adams peek for 2500. If you go out of season I recommend a guide if not don't bother with a guide. It is obvious enough. Food is pricey but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

By no means expect any sort of luxury here - it's practical for the climb, food is reasonable and they serve you a pot of tea on arrival and when you are done with the climb. Bedsheets were damp but the whole place is damp wit but being so high up and the fact it rained the whole time we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here before climbing Adam's Peak in December 2012. We had an okay room with a nice balcony overlooking the forest at the back. The place is pretty basic, but it's a good base when you're going to climb AP as you can walk all the way from the hotel to the top.

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