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Florida City, Florida
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this place for two nights during our tour around Sri Lanka and we're very happy we have chosen this place. Rooms are made to look like individual little cottages you see in Sri Lankan villages from outside with all the modern facilities inside including hot water and air conditioning. Very comfortable place to stay and the garden... More 

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TheOtherC0rner, Owner at The Other Corner, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear you had a wonderful stay with us and look forward to seeing you again in the future . Warm regards , Team TOC More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The little resort is a nicely maintained paradise with ecological background. It consists of several high level bungalows in a large garden, which are cleaned twice a day and give you a homely jungle feeling. There are many animals (wild monkeys, birds, lizards, peacocks, chickens, etc...) and the casual elefant (once a year (,-)) coming by in front of your... More 

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TheOtherC0rner, Owner at The Other Corner, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write your experience at 'The Other Corner' (TOC) on TripAdvisor. We are very happy to hear that you had wonderful time and exiting experience during your stay at TOC. Hoping to see you again in the future. Warm regards , Team TOC. More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

A secret hide-away, a few miles outside of Habarana. We had an amazing time, relaxing at the pool or enjoying the amazing fresh food. Very nice cabin, eco-style with everything we needed. Lots of privacy since it was low season and only 2 of the other bungalows were occupied. The staff was super friendly!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very nice service and very good food.Have a reservoir near but terrible elephant rides.Elephants with chains...very sad.I can´t take the ride.Small but nice pool and very good environment.We get live music at dinner

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1 Thank RuiPatricio
TheOtherC0rner, Owner at The Other Corner, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your experience at The Other Corner (TOC). We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with TOC and its environment. Also your comments on Elephant rides go pass near TOC. See you again. Warm regards , Team TOC. More 

Newmarket, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

We spent three wonderful days here, in a beautiful room in the trees. The facilities both in the room and all around were magnificent. The staff were absolutely wonderful from Geoffrey and his management team to the excellent cooks and waiters, the housekeeping team, and the gardener who grew all those delicious vegetables and other produce. We thoroughly enjoyed the... More 

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TheOtherC0rner, Owner at The Other Corner, responded to this review

Hi Willam & Liz, Many thanks for your lovely comments about 'The Other Corner'. We are delighted. Please contact us on toc@starrongroup.com, when you decide to visit Sri Lanka again, as we will be more delighted to offer you a something very special repeaters deal. Warm regards, Rahula More 

Ireland
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Three adults aged 50 travelled to Habarana for 2 nights on a tour of Sri Lanka. We stayed in The Other Corner and it was simply fabulous. The Welcome we received was fantastic. We were given cold cloths to cool ourselves down and a welcoming fruit drink. Our accommodation was beautiful and very clean, tidy and comfortable. There was a... More 

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Felbridge, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
41 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Stayed in a tree house, huge room, ac etc with balcolny over forest. Great variety of wildlife, with a short walk to the lake to see elephants, fruit bats, Eagles, kingfishers and much more. A gem of a place to stay. Staff very attentive, food excellent and good value. Can not recommend this place enough

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16 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for a night to catch up with a mate's 49th. Excellent staff, mud huts had all mod cons including spa bath. Nice restaurant setting with good food. Limited alcohol choice so BYO. Had an excellent bird watching trek in morning with knowledgeable & enthusiastic guide welding a camera lens the length of my arm. Got to see some... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here a few nights with our 3 boys and we all loved it! Really quit, eco-friendly environment middle of nature. Very nice and child-friendly staff, delicious food, clean, charming and spacious rooms. On top of this all, you can have a great birdwatching experience with the very passionate and experienced naturalist, who will show you all his beautiful... More 

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Paris, France
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Fantastic stay, one of the best hotels I have ever been too. The place is so charming and peaceful, staff very nice and can arrange all sorts of activities, beautiful and clean bungalows and last but not least, great food with a very thoughtful chef.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated within 172Kms, about 4 hours drive from Colombo towards North Central of Sri Lanka, 'The Other Corner' is a place of rare beauty and tranquility. The picturesque Eco Resort is located within easy reach of National Parks, Historic Sites, Cultural Triangle and best beached in Sri Lanka. The Other Corner is an ideal layaway for tourists and naturalists, photographers alike. ... more   less 

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Address: Anuradhapura Road | Laksirigama, Habarana 50150, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Habarana
Price Range: RM304 - RM710 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Other Corner 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Rooms are all excellent. We chose one near the pool.”
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“The tree houses are quiet special, large rooms and huge sitting area”
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“We stayed in the family room, which probably is the best they have!”
 of 5 bubbles renepulles, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All of the cabins are built of traditional materials in a very impressive way”
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“All rooms are great!”
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