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Polwaththa Eco Lodges

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent two two nights at Polwatha eco lodges and it really is the most wonderful place. About 45 mins from Kandy it is most sympathetically carved into the jungle. The rooms are cabins spread throughout the grounds; they are basic, but have everything you...More

Thank AndrewG12348
Response from Nihal E, Owner at Polwaththa Eco LodgesResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your positive review.

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Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Of our 3 weeks holliday in Sri Lanka and Maladiven, this was the place i liked most. Beautiful environment. Small scale lodge. Relaxing from the first moment. Nice simple cottages in Paradise. Interested walking trails. Nice people. Very good local food. We stayed 2 days,...More

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Response from Nihal E, Owner at Polwaththa Eco LodgesResponded August 7, 2017

Thank you for your encouraging words.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent 4 nights at Polwaththa Lodges and did 3 walks of varying lengths with different guides. All were very interesting, informative, worthwhile and thoroughly enjoyable. We saw traditional village life and a variety of wildlife, plants and trees in the nearby spectacular rural area....More

Thank gymuser
Response from Nihal E, Owner at Polwaththa Eco LodgesResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your positive review.

Reviewed 4 days ago

This was an absolutely amazing place to stay, such a warm welcome and such personalised service with really caring staff! The rooms are appointed with hot water and simple furniture.The food they serve is really delicious. Waking up early for the amazing view over the...More

Thank Lia G
Response from Nihal E, Owner at Polwaththa Eco LodgesResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for your very positive review which will only make us try even harder.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was high up in the trees with a continuous sound track of birds; the most wonderful place to relax. Exactly at shown in the pictures. The beds were comfortable, shower was hot and room was clean. No frills but the perfect escape. We...More

Thank AbbyG312
Response from Nihal E, Owner at Polwaththa Eco LodgesResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for the very positive review. Sorry about the miscommunication which though appearing light, is taken seriously - the small details do matter to us.

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pattnarr
December 28, 2014|
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Response from Nihal E | Property representative |
Hi there, It was been pouring down in most parts of the island but news is that the rains will stop in the coming days with sunshine predicted in the Kandy region. Bare in mind that forecasts can be wrong but its looking... More
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"if possible ,ask for a lake view room"
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"The superior lodges have nicer outlooks"
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"ask for newer property, older accommodation just a bit too rustic"
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"You can choose for a lodge with view on Victoria Lake, or over looking the jungle( good for bird-watching..."
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