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Martin's Simple Lodge

43 reviews
| Sinharaja Rainforest, Galle, Sri Lanka
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  • Terrible6%
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Martin's is only one speciality loge of that kind in Sri Lanka, Its for the people who immerse themselves in Nature. Everything is Basic except the experience. Enjoy your morning coffee with endemic Blue Magpie jumping around you on the roof rafters to catch the...More

1  Thank Rahula-Aarunya
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Firstly don't go to Martin's Lodge unless you have an interest in bird watching or other nature related activities. If you have these interests and can put up with what is basic accommodation then this is the place to stay if visiting Sinharaja. My wife...More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 30 January 2017

If you love birdwatching and want to be where the birds are, AND you enjoy camping or rustic lodging, this is the place for you. Don't consider this lodge unless you plan to bird in the Sinharaja Rainforest. Staying here saves you a bone rattling...More

Thank birderPa
Reviewed 8 January 2017

If you want to get close to the park, this is where you want to stay. But know what to expect. Martin's lodge provides everything you need, but that may not be everything you want. For us, staying at Martin's added to our experience and...More

Thank SamuelDeRycke
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Money: At $55 B&B not including lunch or dinner (Rs 500 extra p.p) this place is outrageously overpriced for what it is. On the final bill they also added $25 (Rs 3500) extra for the 4x4 to cart you and your luggage up the 3km...More

2  Thank Gerhard7
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"take room (No. 1?) closest to the eating area."
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"there are none!!! however if you are unfortunate enough to have to stay there make sure that you purchase..."
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"Room nr. 1 seemed to be very mouldy, giving allergic reactions to one person in our group."
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"Try getting the triple-sharing room right below the dining balcony for the best view of the forest. It is..."
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