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Walawegama | Udawalawe, Uda Walawe National Park 00300, Sri Lanka
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Kalu's Hideaway
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived at the hotel not well and staff helped us and accommodated very well. It is like home staff were friendly and helpfull. we will visit again Thank you guys, Great location and very good food Anton and Family

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This charming boutique hotel is quite delightful and made more so by the ever smiling and helpful staff. The rooms are spacious and very clean. The swimming pool is lovely and warm, but a little shallow for good swimmers. The hotel is perfectly situated for a visit to the elephant orphanage and safari. They even have an organic vegetable garden... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've spend two nights in Kalu's hideaway with our almost 2yo daughter just before the high season. Stuff was extremely nice and helpful. Hotel is located very close to the park main entrance. We were self driving, and it was quite difficult to find a place (no wonder why it's called hideaway) but locals were very helpful. We were welcomed... More 

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Purley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like most people, we stopped here primarily to visit Uda Walawe National Park. We stayed for 3 nights and we loved the place wholesale! A few minutes drive from the Park, it's hidden away overlooking a river & with a gorgeous infinity pool. The atmosphere is relaxed & a calm environment. We've seen peacocks, plenty of birds & a monitor... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here after a 10 night stay at 5star and the excellence of Buckingham Place so our views maybe clouded somewhat. But we try to be as impartial as we can. A warm welcome with cold towels, cool fruit juice and warm smiles met us. Rooms were adequate, tea and coffee making facilities, bottles of water and a great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well located for visits to Uda Walawe National Park, somewhat off the beaten track, which was nice. The rooms are large and quite nice, but the bathrooms would need an upgrade. Service and food was great, (I just can't get over it how nice and welcoming everyone are in Sri Lanka). This is a perfect place to wind down for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first impression was wow! The welcome was warm and full of smiles, the ambiance...the rooms....the pool.. All kept so clean and neat! It was definitely a place to relax, and even though the rains didn't help much it didn't make our trip unpleasant! Enjoyed every bit of our stay! Thanks Kalu, keep up the good work!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amongst the variety of fruit trees & ingrown fresh vegetables used for the delicious traditional Srilankan meals supplied. One could enjoy waking up to the chirping of the birds and not forgetting the elegant Peacocks that wonder through the gardens. It has a pool that you can cool off in in the evenings and enjoy a beer or two. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for a night in mid December 2014. The rooms were elegant and very comfortable, the service friendly and attentive and the food excellent. The grounds are lovely and the pool fabulous. Amongst the best places to stay in Sri Lanka - a real pleasure.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice hotel in a Very Beautiful location closed to Udawalawe National Park , Staff was friendly, Room was clean and quality. And Specially food was excellent. This is a wonderful place to stay.

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Address: Walawegama | Udawalawe, Uda Walawe National Park 00300, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Uda Walawe National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 14
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