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Cinnamon Wild Yala

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kirinda, Sri Lanka (Formerly Chaaya Wild Yala)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We stayed in hotel two nights with my family. What should i tell you: Perfect servis and accomodation. I have nothing what i would reproached. All was perfect. We enjoyed the stay and met a lot of animals at the pool - monkeys , wild pigs . The view from the terrace of the lake is fantastic.

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Haifa, Israel
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As all Chaaya/Cinnamon hotels I've stayed at, Cinnamon Wild fits in perfectly with the nature around. The pond right outside the pool where crocodile, buffalos and pelicans come to bat; the monkeys relaxing on lawn chairs; dirt paths around the bungalows to complement nature. It really is a a resort inside a safari. And, the rooms are beautiful and the... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic staff. Especially Ani from the spa. Very kind and chatty. The safari can be hit or miss. It depends on how much you want to find leopards and bears! We went in the morning and although we didn't see much it was a great experience all round!

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70 reviews 70 reviews
35 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent 2 nights here on our tour of Sri Lanka and thoroughly enjoyed it. It's magical entering the complex from the dusty roads as the water hole suddenly materialises complete with water buffalo, the odd crocodile and myriad birdlife. It's great to relax on a sun lounger around the pool facing the water hole with the... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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24 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place could be really special, and does so much so well, but for the price, it misses on too many small things, which in the end add up to a significant shortfall against what you expect when you pay this sort of price (US$200 a night when we were there). There are many good bits. It’s a great location... More

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Shehan2014, Public Relations Manager at Cinnamon Wild Yala, responded to this review

We appreciate the time you've taken to write to us and share your feedback following your stay with us at Cinnamon Wild Yala. We are indeed pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us but we regret any inconvenience that may have been caused to you during your stay with us. We thank you for the constructive feedback... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel!! Would definately reccommend this place to anyone considering a trip to Yala. The staff were super friendly and efficient and the food in the Bar area was great. The first room we checked in to was a double chalet, which backed onto a family with 3 young excited children. As we were on our Honeymoon we wanted somewhere... More

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Shehan2014, Public Relations Manager at Cinnamon Wild Yala, responded to this review

We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and our warm hospitality. And we thank you for your feedback following your stay with us. The rooftop bar and observation deck gives a great relaxing atmosphere with a great view of the area surrounding our hotel. We regret any inconvenience that may have been caused to you... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is everything it is advertised to be - jungle living paired with luxury and comfort. The hotel is literally in the middle of a jungle, with wild boar, monitor lizards and monkeys wandering around, and apparently, elephants (although we were fortunate enough not to have an encounter with one in the hotel grounds itself!). The rooms are extremely... More

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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time at cinnamon wild yala. Even driving in is a treat as you start to see wild buffalo, wild pigs and crocodiles and that's just the journey in. Upon arrival we were greeted with refreshing cinnamon scented towels and a welcome drink along with the safety wildlife rules, we were taken then straight to our room... More

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Shehan2014, Public Relations Manager at Cinnamon Wild Yala, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking your time to give your feedback following your stay at Cinnamon Wild Yala. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our chalets are constructed very similar to the game lodges in Africa where you have a wonderful view of the beach and as well as the jungle to give you a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a jungle chalet, which was large and had all the necessary amenities - cleanliness and maintenance good. Surrounded by local wild life (on our first night walking to the main building encountered a herd of wild boar). Crocodiles, water buffalo, peacocks/hens, etc. in the lake by the hotel. Pool and restaurant have great views of the park (above... More

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We appreciate the time taken to write to us and thank you for your feedback following your stay at Cinnamon Wild Yala. It is a pleasure to note that you enjoyed your stay whilst with us. We are delighted to know that you had a wonderful safari and experience. Our yala national park has a wide range of animals and... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was staying at this hotel to visit the yala safari. We booked the safari tour from the tour desk inside the hotel. and for all good reasons we managed to see a Leopold twice and had a great view and was completely satisfied with the tour arrangement. Rooms were clean and neat, situated in the safari premises itself and had... More

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We thank you for sharing your feedback following your stay at Cinnamon Wild Yala. We are indeed pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We do regret for any inconvenience that you may have faced while with us. We will take the highlighted areas mentioned into consideration and resolve it. While thanking you for staying with us,... More

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Address: Kirinda, Sri Lanka (Formerly Chaaya Wild Yala)
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kirinda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Cinnamon Wild Yala 4*
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Also Known As:
Chaaya Wild Yala Hotel Kirinda
Yala Village Kirinda
Yala Village Hotel Kirinda
Cinnamon Wild Yala Sri Lanka/Kirinda

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Cinnamon Wild after undergoing a brand enhancement is more than a resort; it is an extension of the Yala National park and is intended to be part of the National park. It is designed to represent rustic luxury, resembling a game lodge. Cinnamon Wild Yala exceeds guest expectations with interiors that give the camp look and feel, embedded with large trunk boxes, old vintage furniture, director's chairs and indigenous artwork. ... more   less 
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