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Uthumgama Dodampitiya, Matugama 12100 Sri Lanka
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/17/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/17/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Matugama
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The Ark is a unique 3 bedroom villa, built on the concepts of a watch hut. Located high upon a rubber estate , overlooking a deep valley it provides absolute privacy and quiet.An ideal location for a quick , relaxing get-away from the city, it is easily accessible within 45 minutes, traveling on the Southern Expressway.
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SG wrote a review Apr 2021
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Hi we stayed for one night and we really enjoyed our stay. The ambiance was gr8. The food was amazing. My daughter really enjoyed her stay especially the pool. Loved the breathtaking view in the morning. Staff are very helpful and hospitable
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Responded Apr 9, 2021
Dear Madam, Greetings from The Ark! Thank you for your valuable feedback and we are pleased to learn that your stay with us was a memorable one. Our best wishes to you and we hope to welcome you back in future!
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Vimu J wrote a review Mar 2021
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Loved the food and surroundings We stayed there for one night. The staff was very friendly and helpful. If you are concerned about signal there's no issue at all. Nice place for a family or a couple for a vacation
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Responded Mar 24, 2021
Dear Sir., Greetings from The Ark! Thank you for your valued feedback and we are pleased to learn that your stay with us was a memorable one. Our best wishes to you and we hope to welcome you back in future!
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Hasitha L wrote a review Mar 2021
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It’s a great place to stay... The staff was friendly caring and pleasant, starting from the check-in time. Meals are very good and delicious... Rooms are warm while outside is very cool. Well maintained hospital. I highly recommend the ARK for locals and foreigners. Especially for a honeymoon night. Privacy is 100% and the private pool was another experience for us. Thank you.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Responded Mar 11, 2021
Dear Sir., Greetings from The Ark! Thank you for your valued feedback and we are pleased to learn that your stay with us was a memorable one. Our best wishes to you and we hope to welcome you back in future! Thank you.
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Chethana Hashani wrote a review Dec 2020
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The place is well maintained and the staff is very friendly.We had 6 meals there and there are not enough words to say how good the food is. Surrounding really good for couples who plan their honeymoon. Kudos🎉
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Steffan De Rosairo, Owner at The Ark
Responded Dec 27, 2020
Dear Madam, Greetings from The Ark! Thank you for your valued feedback and we are pleased to learn that your stay with us was a memorable one. Our best wishes to you and we hope to welcome you back in future! Thank you.
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Yasas wrote a review Dec 2020
Colombo, Sri Lanka114 contributions23 helpful votes
We had to postpone our initial reservation due to the Covid restrictions however the place was definitely worth the wait. It's a perfectly private hideout tucked away in nature with greenery all around. The fact that they ensure that you or your group are the only guests at the given time makes the experience private and wonderful. The staff were very friendly and conscious about the health guidelines. The food was delicious and they went out of the way to make sure my partner and I, who are both vegetarians, had plenty of options. A lot of attention to detail has been given with the furniture and the interior styling which made the experience wonderful. We will definitely be back with friends.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Responded Dec 27, 2020
Dear Sir/Madam, Greetings from The Ark! Thank you for your valued feedback and we are pleased to learn that your stay with us was a memorable one. Our best wishes to you and we hope to welcome you back in future! Thank you.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Ark
Is parking available at The Ark?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Ark?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.