We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Traveler (294)
Room & Suite (81)
Dining (23)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
The Mudhouse offers a range of rustic accommodation in private, individually designed huts providing a secluded retreat in the heart of the forest, where our guests can relax and enjoy the natural surroundings, awaken to bird song and delight in the hospitality of rural Sri Lanka. Our accommodation comes with full board meal package, drinking water, tea and coffee. Meals are prepared fresh on site utilising produce from our organic farm. There is no menu but all tastes can be catered for. All local excursions with experienced guide are included for your enjoyment and we also provide bicycles for your own personal exploration of the region. Though you may wish to simply relax in one of our many hammocks or take a stroll through the extensive grounds spotting wildlife as you go. Environmental sustainability is our core focus and we make every endeavour to protect our natural surroundings, use only what we need and minimise waste. We are suitable for couples, groups and families
Read more
Property amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Multilingual Staff
Room features
Family Rooms
Good to know
Quirky Hotels


Full view
153 Pahaladiulwewa, Anamaduwa 61500 Sri Lanka
Getting there
Sigiriya Air Force Base Airport49 mi
See all nearby hotels
40Room tips
Traveler rating
  • 207
  • 21
  • 4
  • 3
  • 1
Time of year
Traveler type
  • More languages
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
We stayed for two nights and had a fabulous time. We went early morning bird watching, cycling, visiting their farm and a local temple and viewpoint, a cookery demonstration and a night walk where we were fortunate to see a loris . The food and waiter service was excellent and
Read more
Mousedeers, mongoose and multitudes of birds who also call The Mudhouse their home and allow us to share this wonderful place speaks volumes of the success of The Mudhouse in claiming a spot in the true meaning of " Eco-tourism" Super friendly and helpful staff, wonderful food
Read more
We stayed at the mudhouse for 2 nights as part of our honeymoon. We had a sleeping hut and a day hut, with our own toilet and shower, all of the huts are spaced out so it was very private and relaxing. The huts were very well equipped, we had a safe box for valuables, torches,
Read more
We have just spent 2 nights at the Mudhouse with our teenage kids - what a place! If you want to get away from the tourist trail and experience the real Sri Lanka, this is the place! Safeguarding the natural environment is a priority here and it is just beautiful as a result -
Read more
Response from TheMudHouse, Public Relations Manager at The Mudhouse
Responded Jan 2, 2019
HI LSwanton Many thanks for coming to stay with us at the Mudhouse in Sri Lanka, we are pleased that you and your family enjoyed the time with us and the many activities available. We wish you all the best for 2019 and hope to see you again
Read more
We have just stayed 3 nights at The Mudhouse at the start of our trip to Sri Lanka. And what a start to our holiday! It was amazing. Our Mudhouse was amazing - so large for the 5 of us, with 2 outdoor showers and 2 toilets. We were on FB basis and the food was all traditional
Read more
Response from TheMudHouse, Public Relations Manager at The Mudhouse
Responded Jan 2, 2019
Hi KatieP1971 Thanks for choosing the Mudhouse as part of your trip in Sri Lanka, we are pleased that you and your family enjoyed the 3 nights with us.. .and that the food was a hit with the boys! We look forward to welcoming you again in 2019! All the best from the Mudhouse team
Read more
Album Categories
All photosTravelerRoom & SuiteDining Pool & BeachFamily and Play Areas
Photo provided by managementThe Mudhouse
Myla Hut
Outside open bathroom
Sunset near a local temple
Photo du salon, les chambres sont à côté
Hi Michelle, The Mudhouse welcomes all ages and we love having families to stay with us. Indeed we have bicycles for children. Please feel free to email us with any further questions you may have and we look forward to welcoming you soon. Best wishes
1 vote
Show all answers
They provide you with basic enmities such as towels, tea &a coffee facilities.
0 votes
Show all answers
whole place is calm and peaceful. mosquito coils + nets on beds keep the bugs out. we did not see or hear wild animals at night. the whole Mudhouse experience is to be highly recommended
0 votes
Show all answers
Of course, the people there are incredibly helpful, if it is raining, they will give you as many umbrellas as you need! I went there for a school trip and it rained multiple times and they gave us umbrellas so you should be okay!
0 votes
Show all answers
"Ask for the 'tree house' with the open view across the lake"
"We stayed in the Honeymoon and family hut which were brilliant. Direct access to the lake which was only used by us."
"All the rooms are located and arranged excellent manner no need of special tips"
"Our 3 bedroomed accommodation was nearest the restaurant hut as I use crutches and couldn't manage the bike"
"All rooms are individual delights"
the mudhouse hotel anamaduwa
Sri LankaNorth Western ProvinceAnamaduwa
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing