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Wathsala Inn

Adam's Peak, Nallathanniya, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I was brought here by a TukTuk (they seemed to have an arrangement, and when i asked the TukTuk to take me elsewhere, he refused). It was about a week outside the pilgrimage season, so there really wasn't many people around. Probably because it was off-season, please haggle the price of the rooms! I came as a solo traveller and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Yes, there are bed bugs and no, the room wasn't very nice. But, can't say there was much expectation, so there wasn't much disappointment. This is just a place to stay for a few hours before the Adam's Peak hike, and it does its job. The staff was quite nice and lent us a power converter.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

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 April 4, 2015

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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Frankfurt, Germany
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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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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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