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Elephant Safari Hotel

# 60 Aloka Mw, Walawegama, Uda Walawe National Park, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good quality rooms, friendly staff and lovely home cooked food. It is convenient for trips to the nearby Uda Walawe National Park and the Elephant Transit Home, which the hotel will happily organise for you, but other than that it is very remote with not a lot to do other than make use of the pool and relax. The outdoor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Me and my wife visited this hotel on our honeymoon. The place is very professionally run and the rooms are more luxurious than expected. The food is fresh and well prepared and the owners and staff are very helpfull and makemthisnstayna memorable one. The trip to the elephant safari park is a must once you re here. Your are very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms were quite picturesque from the outside and very basic on the interior. Our air conditioner was not in working order and other guests reported the same problem. We didn't have hot water for showers and the pool was green during our visit. The safari was interesting and worth a visit if you've never been on a safari but... More 

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

It is very intimate here, just a few individual 'lodges', simple but adequate. The location of the hotel is lovely and quiet, well off the main road (a few minutes down a track) but at the same time perfect for the national park about 10 minutes along the main road. Also the elephant transit home is just a few minutes... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We had a fine time here. The rooms are separate cabins, and the whole space is quite intimate. The only drawback was the occasional disco radio noise from out beyond the hotel (neighbours, not the fault of the hotel). The hotel is probably going to be expanded and upgraded, but it is fine right now. It is only about 7... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights as we made our way from Kandy to Galle. What a wonderful place. The whole area is wonderful and the gorgeous huge lake is not far. We arrived laterafternoon and were given a lovely welcome with fresh watermelon juice. The bungalows are spacious and the open shower very unusual. The pool was gorgeous and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This place is just great; quirky, welcoming, homely and a little different. Staff were friendly, and the owner was a lovely chap, honest and chatty. The bungalows are comfy, big and the bathrooms are at one with nature! There wasn't really any hot water in our bungalow which was the only downside - but maybe this was just a blip.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Well amazing is all I can say. Rooms are sooo different and sooo soo spacious. The bathroom is massive and open top shower. What a fantastic experience. Manager there was amazing always made us feal welcome and always made effort to to talk to us. All the team their couldn't do enough for you credit to the manager for the... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This was a really lovely and different place to stay a great size bungalow with large beds all amenities and the bathroom was fantastic it was a walk in shower that was outside with a tree through it we ate there in the evening and breakfasted the next day nothing was to much trouble for the chef and his staff... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We dropped for two days at this Hotel with our family. It was all natural surroundings with cottages with the best of facilities.It was not crowded so we had a very relaxing peaceful atmosphere all around.The Chef visits your cottage individually to get your food requirements.The Hotel staff were friendly and we had whatever we ordered.Since it was not a... More 

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