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Martin's Simple Lodge

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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good32%
  • Average28%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“nature lovers”(4 reviews)
“forest reserve”(3 reviews)
“giant squirrel”(3 reviews)
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| Sinharaja Rainforest, Galle, Sri Lanka
31.4 miles to Castlereigh Reservoir Water Airport
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried to stay at Martin’s Lodge but it was full so we stayed in the overflow 5 minutes from the ranger station and 30 minutes from the gate. I was initially unhappy that we were not staying in the lodge itself and that had...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank amys044
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Like the name suggest, Martin's lodge is a simple rustic lodge located near to the entrance of the Sinharaja Forest Reserve. The room is simple and clean. Basic amenities like a bathroom, shelves and clothing rack is provided. Being so close to the forest reserve...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank chuakaiting
Reviewed May 21, 2018

A group of 14 of us stayed here from 2nd to 4th February 2018, during our visit to Sinharaja Forest Reserve. The rooms are basic. Bed linen and toilets were clean. They serve tasty local sri Lankan cuisine including bed tea, breakfast, lunch, evening tea...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank seevalid
Reviewed May 5, 2018

Martins lodge is a small place of about 5-8 rooms,in close proximity to the rain forest.It has all the basic facilities,from running clean water,and fans.The beds are comfortable.The rooms have wooden windows,which does not let in much light,unless they are kept open.The furniture in the...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Deepa W
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Ideal location, amenities, host, and food. Stayed there three days and two nights and enjoyed it thoroughly. All basic necessities are there...beds, linen, bathrooms, hot water, fans, choice of food, and convenience of being right inside the forest. Most of all, there is Martin. He...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Also Known As
Martin`s Simple Hotel Galle
Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Galle
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Martin`s Simple Hotel Galle
Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Galle


Traveler (88)
Room & Suite (19)
Dining (14)
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"A new upstair building is in progress. Rooms here would offer better views"
May 21, 2018
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"Rooms at upper level are better."
May 5, 2018
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"take room (No. 1?) closest to the eating area."
Feb 8, 2016
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"there are none!!! however if you are unfortunate enough to have to stay there make sure that you purchase..."
Jul 20, 2014
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