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Wellington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We stayed at the Awinco Rest Inn for four nights. Our room, top floor overlooking the A16 main road and railway line both connecting Haputale to Bandarawela, had stunning views across the the rolling hills covered in tea bushes and onwards to a mountaintop ridge beyond. Each morning we were met with a sea of mist which soon burnt off...

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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I called them, made a reservation on the 6th of December where Priyantha asked me to send an email. So I did. Never got a reply but today when I checked, no reservation has been made! Why the hell would you ask me to send you an email when you're saying you only make reservations over the phone?! USELESS!!!

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Brno, Czech Republic
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Hi, this hotel and expecially owner where the worst things on our sri lanka trip. They give us some dirty smelly room with smal window...bathroom was small dirty...in our room what we booked there where some another guests. They owner doesnt care about us. They ignore us and speak just together. They dont want cancel our booking...after all they said...

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Maldives
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

105호 였던 것 같다. 창문이 있는 객실. 객실이 크진 않지만 아늑하고 깨긋하다. 위치도 버스터미널과 가깝고, 게스트 하우스 자체에 앉을 공간을 많이 마련해 두어 차 한잔 하기엔 더 없이 좋다. There's no better guesthouse than this in Haputale. Location is quite a good, clean, many seating area. The best things are here, Breakfast with yogurt & honey!

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1Thank seungmee l
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Well guys, i cant believe 4 stars on tripadvisor... We have booked the room for 2 persons. When we came, a lady gave us a tea, it was fine. BUT then we saw our room number 7, you can read some other reviews about this room. Smelly, dirty small room with really small window without view, it was totally different...

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Mulhouse, France
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We have spend 2 night at that place. Good guest house, clean room and nice dinner organized by the manager. Good advise on the things to visit and really helpful with all his contact. The manager could organize driver, tuk-tuk and nice safari.

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Oosterhout, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We had two rooms here with our childres. Gamini, the owner, is a very friendly and helpfull man. Also his wife, who's cooking is excellent is very helpfull. pro's, - very affordable place - sights from the hotel over surroundings - excellent breakfast and diner - good location for visiting Lipton seat and Horton plains - got a great driver...

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Probably my favourite place to stay in Sri Lanka. Amazingly beautiful views and a beautiful wooden interior too. The owner and his family are incredibly lovely and hospitable – always happy to answer your questions and provide advice. Clean double room and facilities. The food is cheap and really tasty! Rooms of varying prices depending on size and view etc....

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Frankfurt
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely time! The view was amazing and we planned to stay for 2 nights... In the end it were 4! We first stayed at room number 1 and the view was really really nice, although the street was a bit noisy we can't complain about everything else! The owner is really helpful and gave us some good...

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Nice, clean place and friendly family. Most beautiful views, which the noisy traffic unfortunately detracts from. This place is on the main road. The owners are very helpful and flexible. I didn't sense much atmosphere at the place but I think his is mostly because Hatapule is so quiet. Beautiful walks in the area.

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Awinco Rest was started in 2011 by Gamini Priyantha. It is down under the Haputale forest. A small river passes the guesthouse on. A front room and the dining hall have a superb panorama view over the western valleys of Uva province. All the mountain ridges from Haputale town via Tangamale, Idalghashinna, Ohiya, Horton Plains, Diyatalawa and Pidurulagala can bee seen from here. One of best places to see amazing sunsets. Awinco has a big hall divided in dining, rest and TV area. The front yard has lot of place to sit down and relax. All four rooms have double-beds, racks, mirrors, western bath and hot shower. Common needs like blankets, nets, towels, soap, toilet paper, first aid, taxi or doctor call are free of charge. Electricity 230 V. TV in hall. Checkout time is 10 AM. Some games are available. Local calls available. We offer local and western breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and take away parcels from our menu card. We have a big choice of fish, chicken, egg and vegetarian curries, rice, noodles, vegetables, fruits, juices, soft drinks, yoghurts and ice cream. ... more   less 

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Address: A16, Badulla Road, Haputale 90160, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Haputale
Price Range: RM58 - RM124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Top floor front. Great views and veranda make up for noise from road (not all night) and railway (few trains and hidden by greenery).”
 of 5 bubbles N82OUianh, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“for a view have one of the rooms with balcony, also sanitair is better there. Just keep windows closed for traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles rob30berg2015, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“good view, excellent food, clean room, convenient location”
 of 5 bubbles mei_cheng17, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the front rooms, might be a bit noisy though.”
 of 5 bubbles abdullahk322, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“We booked family room with balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles PWong1202, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
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