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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice, clean rooms with good air con, a jacuzzi and lots of TV channels. The food in the restaurant was very good quality and generous sizes. The staff were very friendly. Thilan, Tharidu, Lasantha and Sandeepani were very professional and always around to help. Thilan even took us for a tour of the grounds to explain the different types of... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Spent a weekend here with some friends, and it couldn't have been any better. The property is placed amongst a beautiful setting overlooking lush green hills. The gardens were landscaped really well and everything is well laid out. The villas were top-notch, and had all the amenities including a jacuzzi! They were clean, and were well maintained. The food was... More 

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Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We just came out after a nights stay at this place. The food was wonderful. First class! The staff was accommodating and helped us with all our crazy group requests. Everything was neatly organized and help full. Most of all the location is quiet and nicely away from it all, calm and quite tranquil. They organized a hike through the... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed August 25, 2016

After landing from Paris, we were looking for a place to stay after visiting Pinnawala elephant orphanage and Athulya was at a reasonable distance. The guesthouse was very nicely located with beautiful upcountry scenery. We stayed in two cottages and they were clean and warmly decorated. The bathroom had a Jacuzzi which we were able to relax in. It has... More 

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Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Lovely place, very sweet staff, beautiful rooms and really good hospitality, would recommend this place to every person who visits SriLanka. Food was also tasty. Far from the city traffic and noises, nice place to chill and go around the resort at early mornings.

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Battaramulla, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Easy to find the place. Very clean villas and linen. Friendly staff. Good food. They served according to menu. Good experience. In villas we can use a Jaccuzi... only thing is Pool is not maintaining well.

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Oakland, California
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Reviewed June 29, 2016

Fall asleep to the sounds of birds and distant elephants in your luxury casita. Swim in the elegant pool as you watch a warm thunderstorm come in. Have a private candlelit dinner on the patio. Welcoming and thoughtful staff will help you feel at home.

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Reviewed April 14, 2016

We stayed there for 4 days in March & we were really happy with the choice of place, the place itself is a little far from Kandy and away from the hustle bustle, all you'll hear are chirping birds throughout the day. The staff was very warm & hospitable and they make amazing sri lankan food. Just bear in mind... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

It is Serene and beautiful. Absolute peace and blissful. 30 mins away from Kandy town but our purpose was to relax and unwind. Hence not complaining. Staff make u feel at home. Spent birthday there, they all gave a personal touch to celebrations. Wish had more days there. Will revisit for sure. Thanks Nuwan and others.

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 1, 2016

My partner and I absolutely loved this place. Such personal service from the minute we arrived, as though we were staying in someones home. They cooked us a beautiful dinner, and made me a birthday cake alongside that. One of the guys also showed us around the garden and everything they grow there; one of my favourite parts of our... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Athulya Villas is a private complex of 5 cottages and heritage suite built adjacent to the ancestral home of the Panabokke family which acts as the center piece and contains the restaurant and recreational areas in this undulating landscape that provides the perfect place for you to unwind and relax in a tranquil setting rejuvenating mind, body and spirit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Athulya Villas

Address: Panabokke Walauwa, Wattappola 20454, Sri Lanka (Formerly Country Garden Resort)
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Wattappola
Price Range: $52 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Athulya Villas 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Villa # 1 is the closest to the hotel reception, we chose that room, however all villas are the same.”
 of 5 bubbles vishwaks2016, Apr 14, 2016 | Read review
“Make sure the Tuk Tuk knows where they are going!!”
 of 5 bubbles Abbiesharpin, Apr 1, 2016 | Read review
“Take the separate villa”
 of 5 bubbles 700anuradhas, Mar 14, 2016 | Read review
“It's better to book a regular room rather than the suite, since it's located right next to the reception and dining room.”
 of 5 bubbles natashao187, Sep 14, 2015 | Read review
“The Governor's suite in the main building was very spacious and clean. Our daughter stayed in a chalet which was equally good.”
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