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The Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   No. 912, Thanamalwila Road | (1 km from Thibolketiya (Barrier) Junction), Uda Walawe National Park 70190, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely service and great bed and room. This could be a great hotel but unfortunately the food was terrible apart from breakfast. I could not eat two out of the three meals. The buffet was so unappetising and the food did not come out the same as the description on the a la carte menu. It was nearly inedible. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Left the Ceylon Tea Trails bound for Gaulle. Stopped here to rest and recuperate. Great welcome from staff and check in was faultless. Room was good with great air conditioning. Only problem we had was with the food. Not up to the standard we enjoy. All in all a lovely resort, clean and welcoming. Did not venture into the safari... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights on our safari, really nice hotel very clean. the dining was buffet style with lots of choice, really good food. Nice bar area. We found the staff to be extremely helpful . Great place to stay very close to the game park

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very well located, hardly 30 minutes from the elephant park. Quiet, with plenty of greenery surrounding it, Unobtrusive but firendly service. Since you end up taking all 3 meals at the resort, the menu range is quite good and the prices reasonable. The rooms are spacious with adequate amenities.. you must take along agood book if you are not an... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We (me and my wife) were here around last FEB-14 and we had a wonderful holiday. A hotel premise and the surrounding look good. Rooms in the hotel are specious and bathrooms are also clean. But need to say, hotel staff need to improve them self. I really like the pool area and it is really nice to be there... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was a great place to stay for a night. Within easy reach of Udawalawe game park and also the Elephant Transit Centre. Hotel has a nice swimming pool and a good restaurant. The buffet is excellent at both lunch and dinner. Restaurant has alternative eating areas - air conditioned and open to the outside. Rooms of a very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a beautiful place with very attentive staff. There isn't a whole lot to do in Uda Walawe apart from the safari and elephant transit home (which takes 30 minutes) so it's great to have somewhere to relax and lay by the pool. The buffet had a great choice of food at breakfast and dinner and the bar is in... More

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Yanbu
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

This is a newly-built hotel to a pleasant modern design with extensive use of local sustainable timber. The rooms are large and very comfortable. Nice bed, linen and pillows. Good air conditioning and ceiling fan. Very high ceilings. Nice balcony with teak chairs and table. Room service fast and accurate. Instead of a 'do not disturb/make up room' card, there... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Nice hotel with lovely environment, near to several attractions like Elephant Transit Home, Udawalawe National Park and some tracking near by, Staff is very friendly and providing their best service, Room is very clean and spacious, having a good balcony facing to nature. Food is ok, and they have big restaurant too, Very nice swimming pool and it is good... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Really enjoyable stay here. Very good location for Elephant Transit Home and Udawalawe National Park. Buffet at breakfast and dinner was extensive and delicious. Pool and gardens well maintained and the staff friendly. We all enjoyed the pool and were the sole occupants during the afternoon of our stay. The pool attendant even produced a ball for our three young... More

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Address: No. 912, Thanamalwila Road | (1 km from Thibolketiya (Barrier) Junction), Uda Walawe National Park 70190, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Uda Walawe National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 61
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