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Cinnamon Wild Yala

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great experience at Cinnamon Wild. The location is amazing as it is situated just 10 minutes from the park (as opposed to staying in Tissamaharama). It is right next to a very large lake and open terrain so it has the feel of actually being in the wild. On our first evening there, we were able to...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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We were upgraded to a sea view chalet on the perimeter of the residential area. It was superb, beautifully appointed with great attention to detail, huge balcony and safety gate at the bottom of the steps to deter unwanted visitors! The staff were brilliant, so welcoming and helpful. Food in the a la carte bar and buffet in the restaurant...

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Really pleasantly surprised with the quality here as it is pretty isolated (the staff like to accompany back to your lodge after dinner in case there are wild animals about!). The lodges are well appointed and the restaurant offers the usual good quality Sri Lankan buffet. Outdoor pool and very helpful staff. The proximity to the park means you only...

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Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We arrived at this hotel on 25/03/2017 and stayed for 2 nights. The hotel was fantastic. We stayed in a chalet and had a very comfy bed. The room was clean and tidy. The staff were friendly and helpful. The hotel is right next to a lake which has crocodiles, water buffalo in the area constantly. Visitors to the lake...

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Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It wasn't a Great as expected, but loved it. 2 Nights stayed during 2016 May Food was good. had a good spread. Staffs were not pleasing They don't have Halal Meat. Hotel confirmed they have Halal Meat, I saw Keells Sausages were frying front of Customers ..

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Chinnor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On our tour of Sri Lanka, we next visited Yala National Park. The hotel recommended by Red Dot Tours was Cinnemon Wild, and it was a lot large that the boutique hotel sin which we had stayed up until now. But the change was good, and the buffet at breakfast and dinner was extensive and tasty. We stayed there for...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in a beach adjacent(worth the extra $) rustic cabin on stilts with great views of the beach, jungle, monkeys galore, fabulous air conditioning, good bedding, bathroom, etc. The staff is immediately available to escort you through the forest to the restaurant at night as elephants roam the premises but even that was great fun. Buffet style meals had...

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Victoria
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 17 and all loved the experience of this resort. Accommodation in the grounds, well lit, with families of wild boar spotted in the nearby bush. The pool area was a delight. The staff were very willing and ready to assist when we had minor difficulties in the rooms (all our problems), lots of smiles, laughs...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite our overall positive experience on our recent visit to Sri Lanka in which we spent 2 weeks travelling around and stayed in various hotels, our experience at the Cinnamon Wild Yala was unfortunately not a very positive one. Whilst the room was absolutely fine (average accommodation) we had not been impressed at all by the very limited flexibility of...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

this hotel is situated 10 mins from the yala national park...the food was very good..the rooms are in chalets in the garden....they were spacious and clean.......walkways are lit up on the path ways.... the highlite of an evening was...a very large elephant use to walk around the chalets...of course it was his territory and they have built on it......a ranger...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cinnamon Wild after undergoing a brand enhancement is more than a resort; it is an extension of the Yala National park and is intended to be part of the National park. It is designed to represent rustic luxury, resembling a game lodge. Cinnamon Wild Yala exceeds guest expectations with interiors that give the camp look and feel, embedded with large trunk boxes, old vintage furniture, director's chairs and indigenous artwork. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cinnamon Wild Yala

Address: P.O. Box 1, Kirinda 82614, Sri Lanka (Formerly Chaaya Wild Yala)
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Kirinda
Price Range: RM455 - RM1,165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cinnamon Wild Yala 4*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
Chaaya Wild Yala Hotel Kirinda
Yala Village Kirinda
Yala Village Hotel Kirinda
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“To us, it looked like the more expensive beach huts didnt get much beach view. There were bushes right in front of them.”
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