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The Wallawwa

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Southport, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed just on night on entry into Sri Lanka. Arriving at about 1am, there was no one in reception when we first arrived, but they quickly appeared and got us checked in and settled in our room without delay. The room was very spacious with a private outside seating area. The bathroom was large and the shower was good....

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The natural grounds of this boutique hotel make the stay truly pleasant. Its full of trees, flowers and grass. There is a large fishpond and also a stunning pool in a natural setting. The restaurant food is incredibly tasty! The staff were so helpful and kind. I definitely recommend staying here!

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Scotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here overnight after arrival in Sri Lanka. Beautifully restored Colonial House in lovely grounds. Food, evening meal and breakfast was excellent. Only thing I would say is stay for at least 2 nights. Our visit was too short to het maximum benefit.

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly recommend this hotel. Excellent staff, great location not far from the airport but very quiet, very good food and beautifully decorated and laid out. A very good introduction to the country and a place that I will definitely come back to when I am next in the country

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1Thank Simon H
UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at The Wallawwa after arriving in Sri Lanka. Our room was spacious and clean with a huge bathroom and a lovely four-poster bed. We didn't get enough time to properly enjoy the hotel but the restaurant served delicious food with a good choice of Sri Lankan options and the service was quick and friendly.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Wallawwa is really close to the airport so I think gets a lot of people stopping en route on their way to or back to Colombo airport. It's a really cool spot with lovely big rooms. The food was absolutely fantastic and the cocktails were gorgeous. The staff were all so smiley and helpful. The internet was pretty unreliable...

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Surbiton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about convenience for the airport, an oasis in an urban jungle, faultless service fabulous gardens and pool has all been said many times before and it is true. They even have candles smoking away the mosquitos in the open courtyards between the buildings! I particularly liked walking through an area at the back of the ornamental gardens where all...

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London, England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After our long journey we received a very warm welcome followed by a delicious dinner and a good night's sleep. Breakfast is served in a lovely setting of beautiful gardens. All cosmetics were provided and the bedroom had English sockets for iPhones etc. There was a mosquito net round the bed plus anti mozzie plug-ins. They had lots of staff...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was absolutely incredible. The service was unmatched. The spa was beyond relaxing and very accommodating. Our room had a private pool we were able to enjoy in the morning and then we choose to move out to the hotel pool in the afternoon. It was like a secret garden that was tucked away. We also went and checked...

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Essex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for one night on arrival in Sri Lanka and on our departure as it is so close to the airport. The food is very good and we were not disappointed. The grounds are very relaxing and there is a pool for a quiet swim. I have to say that our air conditioner was a bit...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Wallawwa was once the country estate of the head chieftan of Galle. It is now home to The Wallawwa, Sri Lanka's first and only boutique airport hotel. Perfectly situated and designed to welcome weary travelers in style and seclusion. Just 15 minutes from Colombo airport and within touching distance of Colombo, there is now no reason to take on long car journeys after arriving at the airport. Join us, sit back and relax at the Z spa or at the Verandah restaurant and start or finish your holiday in heavenly luxury. A 17 room private boutique hotel, restaurant, spa and gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Wallawwa

Address: Minuwangoda Road | Nr Ja-Ela & Bandaranaike Int Airport, Kotugoda, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Kotugoda
Price Range: ₹ 11,208 - ₹ 27,600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Wallawwa 5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
The Wallawwa Hotel Kotugoda
Wallawwa Hotel Colombo
Wallawwa Boutique Hotel Colombo
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