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Kalu's Hideaway

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We reserved the suite. Small room with ridiculously large shower. Bizarre outside terrace with lump of concrete in middle and no furniture. Other rooms costing less had balcony chairs and tables, this had nothing. Food poor.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great hotel with nice rooms, a beautiful pool, bar, gardens, billiard. The food however was not great at all. To top it off, somehow the person in charge of the buffet forgot to use candles under the dishes for 40min, so the...More

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Response from Bandara J, Manager at Kalu's HideawayResponded 3 days ago

Dear guest, We regret any inconvenience that may have been caused to you during your stay with us. And Thank you for taking the time to review your experience on trip adviser of the kalus hideaway - udawalawe , and we are truly happy to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed only for one night as we are stopping by for the Uda Walawa National Park and the Elephant Transit Home. We arrived in the evening and the check-in process was prompt. We were quickly shown to our room which was extremely spacious. There’s...More

1  Thank rrraihan
Response from Bandara J, Manager at Kalu's HideawayResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, We highly appreciate your review of the kalus hideaway udawalawe. We are simply delighted to note that you have enjoyed your stay and sincerely thank you for your words of praise on our staff, services and facilities. We continue to be committed to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in some lovely hotels during our trip to Sri Lanka and Kalu's Hideaway suffered a bit by comparison. It may not be a luxury hotel, but the staff were very friendly and the food tasty (although some people may not like the buffet...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd been led to believe this was a bit basic. The room was fairly basic but adequate for a one night stopover.Everything was clean The situation is good and we enjoyed the food especially kothu cooked in front of us. It is clearly a busy...More

Thank bomobile
Response from Bandara J, Manager at Kalu's HideawayResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience on trip advisor of the kalus hideaway udawalawe , and we are truly happy to read your comments on our service, food and the staff. We certainly hope to welcome you back at...More

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US$74 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$74 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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sj112
19 November 2016|
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Response from margotsmortgage | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not to check the site more often. I booked the hotel through an agent in Ann Arbor who also selected other hotels/tents in Sri Lanka. I went through several wildlife parks in Sri Lanka but again, the agent had... More
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xulon
27 June 2016|
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Response from JulieH6061 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do provide driver accommodation but it is sometimes best to phone ahead and check they have some available as they can get very busy at times.
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"Don't pay extra for the suite"
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"Not in the main building, but in the block overlooking the pool or adjacent to it"
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"Not sure any are better than any others but the cottage in the grounds might be better"
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"'' Rooms with a river view ''"
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