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Cinnamon Lodge Habarana
Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in Habarana
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

We visited the lodge during the Christmas holiday and was treated to a wonderful experience once again. The staff were very friendly and everyone from the front office staff to housekeeping staff had a smile in their faces at all times. The rooms were great and spacious and the beds were very comfortable. We were travelling with our son who is 30 months and the staff were very attentive to his needs as well. The chefs went out of their way to ask us if anything special was required for his meals and made them including packing a few items to be taken when going on our excursions. All the waiters were friendly and catered to all our requirements. Christmas dinner had a fantastic spread and the rest of the days too the food tasted wonderful. The location itself was very relaxing and a great place to spend a family vacation. We will definitely keep coming back to the lodge.

Stayed: December 2013, traveled with family
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Ghazzali M, General Manager at Cinnamon Lodge Habarana, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2014

Thank you for coming to stay with us again & we are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us.

We look forward for your return.

Best wishes for 2014 from all of us at the Cinnamon Lodge Habarana

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Reviewed December 22, 2013

We have been to Cinnamon lodge Habarana several times before and had great experiences. This time too was a very enjoyable stay. The rooms are well maintained and have a very cozy atmosphere. The location is so tranquil ,beautiful & relaxing. Food was awesome as usual with a great choice and taste. Staff are amazing, very specially the house keeping staff , the restaurant staff and the Chefs, always ready to help and go out of their way to make your stay comfortable...
Enjoyed our stay very much and was sad to leave as usual !

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled with family
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Ghazzali M, General Manager at Cinnamon Lodge Habarana, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2013

Thank you for coming back to stay with us & we look forward to you next visit.
We are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay.

Compliments of the season from all of us at the Cinnamon Lodge Habarana.

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Reviewed December 22, 2013

Experienced both pros and cons. But the overall experience was good.

The attempt to book the hotel over the phone was a total disappointment. I called the hotel three times and every single time I was informed that there aren't any rooms left on the particular day. But once I contacted their head office in Colombo just a few minutes later I was able to book a room and I was informed that there were quite a few rooms left. I booked a triple room. But all the amenities except the linen was only set for two. (i.e glasses, mugs, soap, tea & coffee). Tooth brushes were not found in the room and had to give a couple of phone calls to get them. These certainly were very minor issues, but it's not what I'd expect from the hotel that was awarded the best five star hotel in the country a couple of years ago.

The food was good. The oriental corner at the buffet was impressive. But most other five star hotels in the country seem to offer better buffets.

The rooms were very clean and spacious. The same would apply for the bathrooms. loved the mild cinnamon scent in the room and the bathroom. I was really impressed with the architecture and the gardens in the hotel. There were massive trees of various species all over the gardens which made the whole place pretty shady.

The staff was really friendly and efficient. The overall experience at the hotel was very good but I expected pretty much every thing except the cleanliness to be slightly better than this given that this was ranked #2 in "Tripadvisor travelers' Choice, best 25 hotels in Sri lanka".

Room Tip: Stayed in a superior room. But felt like the extra 2000 bucks for a deluxe room would be worth.
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  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled with family
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Ghazzali M, General Manager at Cinnamon Lodge Habarana, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2013

Thank you for your review, the constructive feed back is indeed appreciated as it's candid comments of this nature that helps us in our quest of serving you our guest better.

We are delighted that your overall experience of the Cinnamon Lodge was good.

Compliments of the season from all of us at Cinnamon Lodge.

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Reviewed December 21, 2013 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 night stay here.
Check in was efficient and we were served welcome drinks and a cold towel.

All the staff members were attentive and try their best to ensure you have a memorable stay here.

Thank you Cinnamon Lodge for making us feel at home.

Stayed: December 2013, traveled with friends
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Ghazzali M, General Manager at Cinnamon Lodge Habarana, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2013

All of us at the Cinnamon Lodge are glad you chose to stay with us & we are delighted you were made to feel at home.

Thank you for your review & Compliments of the season

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Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

Certainly the best in terms of value / service and food .
I arrived in Sri Lanka and took oof to Habarana after 2 hours of sleep.
At the time of check in they were kind enough offer us an early check In despite the hotel being full .
Amazing location !! Love the nature and the harmless wild life around .
FOOD is OUT OF THIS WORLD
Will definitely visit this place again !

  • Stayed: December 2013
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Ghazzali M, General Manager at Cinnamon Lodge Habarana, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2013

We are delighted with your comment that our culinary offerings were out of this world.

Thank you for your review & thank you for having stayed with us, we are glad you enjoyed your stay.

Compliments of the season from all of us at the Cinnamon Lodge

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Reviewed December 17, 2013

My wife and myself chose this hotel as the 3rd destination in our honeymoon and we soon regretted not having come here earlier. The rooms were cozy, the staff were warm and welcoming, the food was amazing, and the buffet service was simply beyond words. You name it, they'll get it for you. The services of the head chef Mr Rajapaksha is outstanding whilst he and his staff went out of the way to make our visit special despite having a packed house. Certainly a treat to have been there, you'd certainly get more than what you paid for, and a confirmed re-visiting destination for us.

Room Tip: The rooms are located as individual cabana's. So chances are that you might have to end up walki...
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Ghazzali M, General Manager at Cinnamon Lodge Habarana, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2013

We are delighted that you chose to stay with us on your honeymoon & that your stay with us was a memorable one.

All of us at the Cinnamon Lodge look forward to your return.

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Reviewed December 15, 2013

We stayed there two nights on our tour around Sri Lanka And it was of the absolutly best. Nice rooms/bungalowen with large And modern rooms. The breakfast was very good with many possibilities fore very taste.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with friends
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Ghazzali M, General Manager at Cinnamon Lodge Habarana, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2013

Thank you for your review & thank you for having stayed with us, we are truly glad your stay with us was one you enjoyed.

Seasons Greetings from all of us at the Cinnamon Lodge

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Address: Habarana, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Habarana
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in Habarana
Price Range: $58 - $437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Cinnamon Lodge Habarana 4.5*
Number of rooms: 137
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cinnamon Lodge Habarana is located at the heart of Sri Lanka's world famous cultural triangle where history, time and tradition meet. Make delightful discoveries in over 27 acres of resplendent beauty, shielded by over 1700 tall trees, surrounded by three nature reserves. Discover tranquility in the midst of lush greenery. The 68 Superior, 63 Deluxe, 2 Superior suites and 4 Deluxe suites are aesthetically designed and are located on the ground and first floor level of chalet type accommodation. ... more   less 
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