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Living Heritage Koslanda

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Egodawatte Estate, Koslanda 90190 Sri Lanka
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 12/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 12/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Koslanda
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Living Heritage Koslanda is a unique luxury boutique hotel located 5 hours North East from the island's capital, Colombo. Built in the heart of the hill country , this stylish 6 bedroomed eco-retreat offers guests the utmost serenity in a naturally stunning location. Set on 80 acres of magical forest, known by locals as 'God's Forest', Koslanda is the ideal hideaway for those wanting to simply relax or for those who wish to connect with nature. It's excellent location is perfect for those who wish to explore the central highlands, tea country and as a gateway to the South and East. With a strong sustainable ethos, our guests can enjoy nature walks, a swim in our private waterfall, a stunning infinity pool, Sri Lanka cooking classes, visits to local tea estates and villages untouched by tourism. An ideal choice for a Sri Lanka honeymoon, or for those looking for a family friendly resort, where kids can roam and play safely and freely.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free breakfast
Hiking
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24-hour security
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Parking
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Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Taxi service
Concierge
Currency exchange
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
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Private check-in / check-out
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English, Sinhala
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Nicola B wrote a review 6 Apr
Mumbai, India8 contributions1 helpful vote
Living Heritage is a carefully designed hotel highlighting the best of Sri Lankan architecture in a peaceful location. It was immaculately clean and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. The food was fresh, local and delicious. The pool has a stunning view and again the design and attention to detail makes such a difference. There are two types of roos; the suites which are traditional in design and with great bathrooms and outdoor spaces. The forest pavilions, whilst more contemporary, have the same attention to detail. We can't wait to go back....
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Kanisha T wrote a review Mar 2021
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It was an amazing place filled with amazing staff. Not to mention the humbleness and flexibility when requested. You can always talk with them and they are very friendly. I was there taking twelve students of mine for a meditation retreat and it was beautifully arranged and service was excellent. From the food to accommodation we were well taken cared of. Throughout our stay for three nights we were given amazing service. You can walk to the waterfall and that place is a true heaven on earth. Reiki Teacher Kanisha H Tharuka
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Dilan A wrote a review Feb 2021
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The property is amazing in an excellent location. Rooms are very clean and well maintained. The hotel blends in with nature and provides privacy and calmness throughout the stay. However, there were few instances where the service was below par. Food - Food is average with a very limited a la carte menu. Could improve by including few local dishes which would make a huge difference as the chef too would be able to cater better. Customer Service - Felt there was room for improvement by giving more attention to the guests. Carrim could revamp his people skills as we felt that he was in his own small world inside his office and had an 'I am always right' attitude. Where as, we felt that Johnson had much better people skills even though we could only converse with him for a few minutes as he was taking few days off. We booked a 02 night stay and upon arrival at the hotel we were greeted by Carrim at the lobby. However, we did not receive a bouquet of of flowers as mentioned in one of your promos which was running from 10th to 24th February 2021 (Our stay was from 21st-23rd February), but only received a small garland. We had also mentioned on email that we were celebrating our Wedding Anniversary on the 22nd of February, to our disappointment there was nothing arranged from the hotel. Even a bed deco would have been much appreciated. Later on to the evening we requested for a couple of wine glasses to be brought to our room. We received glasses with lipstick marks, which was quite disgusting given the current pandemic situation which needed extra attention to cleanliness. The afore mentioned promo also stated about a complementary pre-dinner cocktail. However, we only received this during our first night. All in all an amazing hotel could have added so much value if the customer service was improved and if the manager had interacted with the clients more. I believe Johnson would have made that happen had he remained at the property during our stay. All other staff were amazing including the security guard Ravi who had much better people skills.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Nevindi S wrote a review Jan 2021
Colombo, Sri Lanka4 contributions
What a wonderful break into a nature. The forest pavilion was such a experience and we enjoyed every minute of our stay.Huge shout-out to Johnson & Carrim for being so accommodating with our needs. I happen to leave one of my favorite books at the place by mistake and they posted it back to me within days. Great service, amazing food and breathtaking location, just what we needed.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Gultu wrote a review Jan 2021
Colombo, Sri Lanka77 contributions21 helpful votes
The hotel is in a wonderful location. The views are breathtaking. The chalets designed in traditional way are extremely comfortable. You feel at home the moment you walk in. The staff are professional and make you feel welcome. There are a lot of leeches around the river - so keep some salt with you when you go for a walk to the waterfall.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
US$180 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Sri LankaUva ProvinceKoslanda
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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Frequently Asked Questions about Living Heritage Koslanda
Which popular attractions are close to Living Heritage Koslanda?
Nearby attractions include Diyaluma Falls (1.4 km), Buduruwagala Temple (7.9 km), and Buduruwagala (7.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Living Heritage Koslanda?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Living Heritage Koslanda?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Living Heritage Koslanda?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Living Heritage Koslanda?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Living Heritage Koslanda?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Sinhala.
Are there any historical sites close to Living Heritage Koslanda?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Lipton’s Seat (8.9 km).
Does Living Heritage Koslanda have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.