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Vadodara, India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Kumbukgaha villa in the month of February and trust me everything from the moment we stepped out and check in to the time we checked out was just perfect . The staff is exceptionally good and so is the food . This is where we tried the Srilankan curries for the first time and loved every...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This really is in the middle of the wilderness and paddy fields. You most certainly feel "at one" with nature staying here. Well placed for visits to Sigiriya and Minneriya. The Villas are lovely. Food and service very good. Not really the best place for extended relaxation due to lack of the usual facilities you would expect "by the pool"....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at this charming hotel. The service is impeccable from the kind and attentive staff, and the food was a delicious introduction to Sri Lankan cuisine! We greatly enjoyed making use of the swimming pool and watching the tropical thunderstorms across the fields was a truly magical experience. If you're looking for somewhere off the beaten...

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Chandi75, Owner at Kumbukgaha Villa, responded to this review

Dear Sophie, Thank you so much for the lovely review - we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and lookforward to welcoming you again to Kumbukgaha Villa! Kind regards, Chandi

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is just awesome. We had stayed for 2 nights while visiting Dambulla and Sigiriya. This is located completely away from hustle and bustle of the city.Spotted peacock and other birds around. We stayed in a private villa with open bathroom and a sit out area. The bedroom is really spacious with nice choice of furniture. Liked the bathroom...

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Chandi75, Owner at Kumbukgaha Villa, responded to this review

Dear Trishita, Thank you for the lovely review, it was a real pleasure to host you and your family. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to Kumbukgaha Villa! Best wishes, Chandi

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used this as our base while exploring Dambulla, Sigiriya and Pollonawura. Its in the country side away from the hustle. The villas are spacious and tastefully​ decorated, with private outdoor bathrooms. The pool area is a nice spot to relax. Peacocks and other birdlife abound. Food was very good, the service was attentive and friendly. Our room wasn't serviced...

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Chandi75, Owner at Kumbukgaha Villa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for staying with us and for the lovely review. The roosting birds on the rafters of the patio outside have been around for a while and we are always unsure how best to find the right balance between giving them the free shelter they deserve while keeping the patio clean at all times. We...

Linz, Austria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Hotel is just amazing! Small, familiar, big villa with outdoor bathroom. It is middle in the nature and the only sound which you can here comes form birds. The pool is very nice. The food tasted perfect. Ask in the evening for Sri Lankan breakfast, they will cook for you an unforgettable meal. We can highly recommend it! But...

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Chandi75, Owner at Kumbukgaha Villa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, it was a pleasure hosting you and we look forward to welcoming you to Kumbukgaha Villa again! Best wishes, Hemantha

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Our driver convinced us to go and have a look to see if we wanted to stay here, we never look back! The as are stunning, big and well laid out. The Staff are so friendly and accommodations, the food is excellent. The villas are out of town and in the bush so you are surrounding with nothing other than...

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Chandi75, Owner at Kumbukgaha Villa, responded to this review

Dear Louise, Thank you so much for the lovely review - we are glad your driver convinced you to drive in to Kumbukgaha Villa as it was a real pleasure hosting you! Do come back - we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best wishes, Chandi

Salisbury
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Kumbukgaha Villas as the second destination on our honeymoon your of Sri Lanka. The hotel is run by very friendly, attentive staff who will try their upmost to make your stay enjoyable. We only ate Sri Lankan food during our stay and it was all delicious, we couldn't fault any of it. Sadly our...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

On arrival you are greeted by very friendly gentlemen who cannot do enough for you. Check in is very efficient and you are soon relaxing in your room or by the pool. The location is off the beaten track, but this is all part of the charm of this oasis. We sat by the pool watching the monkeys in the...

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Chandi75, Owner at Kumbukgaha Villa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for the lovely review - we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you to Kumbukgaha Villa again! Best wishes, Chandi

Austria
Reviewed 18 February 2017

we stayed here for three nights on our round trip. it is located inbetween fields, trees and a small pond. nature surounds the whole place. it is really quiet, animals like peacocks and buffalos and various kinds of birds are living next to you. we stayed in one of the 4 villas. they are really spacious and clean. no wifi...

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Chandi75, Owner at Kumbukgaha Villa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for the lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Its interesting you mention the limited digital amenities as a positive. When we created Kumbukgaha Villa, we were keen on offering our guests a peaceful and comfortable retreat at one with nature - we also wanted to offer our discerning guests a little...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kumbukgaha Villa (Formerly Kumbukgas Mankada)has now been upgraded from a private holiday villa originally designed as a private hideaway to a boutique hotel. There are just 4 private villas and 3 bungalow rooms in this 10 acre property How ever we have managed to retain it's original charm by maintaining guests privacy coupled with personal service and genuine Sri Lankan hospitality. At Kumbukgaha Villa , you will be served by a small team of friendly, professional staff who will take care of your every need, be it planning your meals or helping with local excursions. Our kitchen will literally cook only for you - always with fresh locally sourced supplies often supplemented by organic vegetables from our home garden. With no pre-planned meal times or crowded breakfast buffets, you get to decide when, what and how often you would like to dine - after all, you will be on holiday! If you plan to explore Sri Lanka's fabulous ancient cities, Kumbukgaha Villa is an ideal base to travel from. The main cultural sites, the Sigiriya World Hertitage Site, Pidurangala rock and cave temple and the historic Dambulla Cave Temple are all a short drive away. The ancient cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa are an hours drive away and are ideal for day excursions. The Minneriya National Park, famous for the 'gathering' of hundreds of elephants, is a short 30 min drive away and is perfect for an afternoon safari. You could also spend some quiet time exploring the embankments of ancient agricultural lakes, stroll along the paddy fields, chat to the friendly people of the village or just sit out in the verandah and enjoy a cup of Pure Ceylon Tea! What ever your chose to do, we guarantee total peace and relaxation at Kumbukgaha Villa! We look forward to hearing from you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kumbukgaha Villa

Address: Audangawa, Kimbissa, Sigiriya 21120, Sri Lanka (Formerly Kumbukgas Villa)
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Sigiriya
Price Range: RM330 - RM506 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“All are equally good but avoid the ones with the stairs going to the next level. They feel a bit stuffy.”
Malvikasin, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We recommend to go for a Villa”
S_Feinspitz_4060, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The best is the newly built double rooms towards the right side of the pool when you are looking at the pool from the restaurant area.”
Manjulacr, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with functioning bedside lamps.”
paul888856, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose the Bungalow for a more rustic room and a Villa for a more western-luxury finish (perhaps for honeymooners)”
  • The 4 villas back onto one another and look out onto the scrubland
Emkaloma, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
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