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Martin's Simple Lodge

| Sinharaja Rainforest, Galle, Sri Lanka
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  • Very good33%
  • Average30%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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Sinharaja Rest
69 reviews
#2 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Deniyaya
 
Sinharaja Birder's Lodge
9 reviews
#2 of 5 Speciality lodging in Kalawana
 
Blue Magpie Lodge
101 reviews
#342 of 1,313 Speciality lodging in Southern Province
 
Rainforest Edge
65 reviews
#1 of 1 hotels in Weddagala
 
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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
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We like bird watching but are far from experts and booked Martin's as it was right in the rainforest. The journey by jeep up to the lodge was an adventure in itself. The guided walks were great and we even saw a Serendip owl. We...More

1  Thank lemonpuff2016
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69 reviews
#2 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Deniyaya
 
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9 reviews
#2 of 5 Speciality lodging in Kalawana
 
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101 reviews
#342 of 1,313 Speciality lodging in Southern Province
 
Rainforest Edge
65 reviews
#1 of 1 hotels in Weddagala
 
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  • 20
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  • Sri Lanka >
  • Southern Province >
  • Galle District >
  • Galle
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  • Martin`s Simple Hotel Galle
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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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