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Lavendish Wild Safari

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1 Ela, Hadungamuwa Wasgamuwa, Wasgamuwa National Park 21530 Sri Lanka
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#1 of 7 Specialty lodging in Wasgamuwa National Park
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Bar / lounge
Hiking
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Fishing
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1 Ela, Hadungamuwa Wasgamuwa, Wasgamuwa National Park 21530 Sri Lanka
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Sigiriya Air Force Base Airport43 kmSee all flights
Polgolla Reservoir Airport45 kmSee all flights
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Tobias H wrote a review Yesterday
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Our two-night stay at the Lavendish Wild Safari Hotel was fantastic. The room was very big, cool and clean. We had a balcony with a perfect view of the bordering lake and the mountains. The location of the hotel is perfect for a half-day trip to Wasgamuwa National Park where you can see lots of wild elephants. The food in the hotel restaurant was awesome and the service perfect. We can only recommend this place and would love to come back. Thank you for a wonderful time!
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Nadee Shiymalee wrote a review Yesterday
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First of all you get a best welcome drink and it's unique drink from the hotel land. Tamarind juice with salt round. Large Rooms. Very Comfortable 4 star property. I love this hotel. We had a small party near the pool. The lake fish bite is superb. Warm hospitality.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Nandani K wrote a review Jun 2022
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We stayed two days and had a good stay. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The food was lovely. In addition, the safari arranged by the hotel was very enjoyable. We would recommend this for a fun family holiday.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Imp57 wrote a review Jun 2022
Colombo, Sri Lanka44 contributions3 helpful votes
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I booked two nights at this hotel having based my decision purely on the positive reviews on TripAdvisor, and what a very pleasant surprise it turned out to be! We were greeted warmly on arrival by the manager Priyantha who I noticed was constantly present ( seemingly right throughout the day), and I had the impression that he was a very “hands on” person. The booking was coordinated with Ishani of the Front Office who was not only helpful on the phone, but also replied to my emails promptly giving me the rates and other information too. There were others at the front office who were equally friendly and helpful. The meals were traditional Sri Lakeland and very tastily prepared by Chef Ariyarathna and his team. Suneetha and her colleagues who served at the table were absolute gems. I had the impression that the staff got on with each other and worked well as a team. The hotel has about 24 rooms which also include a separate unit, which I think would be ideal for a group. Our rooms; 104, 105 and 204 were spacious, clean and airy. Rooms 104 and 05 being on the ground floor open also to the garden. The surrounding area is very silent with only the usual noises of the wild. We all slept very well. The hotel is situated about 3.5km from the entrance to the Wasgamuwa National Park and therefore extremely convenient. The Manager and Chef were absolutely fine for us to have a relatively late breakfast after returning from the park after an “early round” We left the hotel at around 05:45 after a cup of tea. There is a pool and also a baby pool. The garden is well maintained. The negatives are very few and could be deemed personal. I would have liked an extra towel ( we had only one large bath towel), but I am sure that I would have got one had I asked. A piece of cake or some biscuits with afternoon tea would have been nice too. A variation on the desserts would have been good, but curd and treacle , fresh fruit, ice cream and jelly was not bad either, if just a little boring. We will stay there again if we are in the area and recommend it wholeheartedly.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Lavendish Wild Safari, Guest Services / Front Office at Lavendish Wild Safari
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Ms Iromi, It was a pleasure to host you during your recent trip to Lavendish Wild Safari. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While we are delighted to hear you enjoyed the hospitality provided by our team. Please know we value our guests’ feedback and your comments have been shared with our team so we may continuously improve the guest experience. We would love the opportunity to exceed your expectations and would like to invite you back to the hotel very soon. Warm Regards, Lavendish Wild Team
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Yasitha K wrote a review Jun 2022
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It was a good memorable stay experience in Hotel Lavendish, Wasgamuwa. All staff from manager to Supportive staff were really hospitable from the check in and their response is also much appreciable. Surrounding and hotel view is unique and refreshing. Foods were also fairly delicious and attractive. Definitely recommend to visit and stay. They also help to arrange safari tour in Wasgamuwa National Park, which is home of bigger sized elephants in Sri Lanka.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Lavendish Wild Safari, Guest Services / Front Office at Lavendish Wild Safari
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Mr Yasith, It was a pleasure to host you during your recent trip to Lavendish Wild Safari. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While we are delighted to hear you enjoyed the hospitality provided by our team. Please know we value our guests’ feedback and your comments have been shared with our team so we may continuously improve the guest experience. We would love the opportunity to exceed your expectations and would like to invite you back to the hotel very soon. Warm Regards, Lavendish Wild Team
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Julia D wrote a review Apr 2022
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A lovely peaceful setting on the lake and a nice well maintained pool. The manager has only been there a few weeks and was very helpful and hands on. The staff were lovey and friendly and the food excellent. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Would recommend the Wasgamuwa safari, and would love to return .
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Lavendish Wild Safari, Agency / Consultant at Lavendish Wild Safari
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time in sharing a wonderful review following your recent stay with us. Our entire team enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. We also appreciate you helping spread the word about our hotel and wasgamuwa safari. We are happily awaited for your return.
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BathRover wrote a review Feb 2022
Bath, United Kingdom25 contributions6 helpful votes
Safe, relaxing and comfortable stay near Wasgamuwa National Park. The proprietor and staff could not have been more helpful, organising a safari and onward transport to Habarana. Food was buffet-style with plenty of options, plentiful and tasty.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Responded 2 weeks ago
It was a pleasure to host you during your recent trip to Lavendish Wild Safari. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While we are delighted to hear you enjoyed the hospitality provided by our team. Please know we value our guests’ feedback and your comments have been shared with our team so we may continuously improve the guest experience. We would love the opportunity to exceed your expectations and would like to invite you back to the hotel very soon. Warm Regards, Lavendish Wild Team
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Sampath W wrote a review Feb 2022
Kandy, Sri Lanka13 contributions
Nice place , clean, friendly staff, good food. good value for money. travelled with family and staff arranged food for kids and they arranged a safari jeep for us to visit the Wasgamuwa national park. rooms ware well maintained and clean
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Responded 2 weeks ago
It was a pleasure to host you during your recent trip to Lavendish Wild Safari. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While we are delighted to hear you enjoyed the hospitality provided by our team. Please know we value our guests’ feedback and your comments have been shared with our team so we may continuously improve the guest experience. We would love the opportunity to exceed your expectations and would like to invite you back to the hotel very soon. Warm Regards, Lavendish Wild Team
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Ine F wrote a review Feb 2022
Huissen197 contributions14 helpful votes
Well situated hotel to go on safari. I stayed in one of the 4 apartments, situated in a newly built place next to the hotel: very spatious room with large balcony, spatious toilet and after that came the shower part. All seemed to be new and everything was very clean. Very welcoming manager as well as staff who really do everything to give you a real homefeeling. The room has so much space that you could easily stay for a longer period. The property is situated next to a lake with many birds where also wild elephants use to come in the early morning or sunset. Nice garden area with pool, also safe for children. I struggled a little bit with the food as it contained all the time the same buffet morning and evening, as well as some new items, but well. There was not much choise to drink: water or water, coffee or thea. So I did fail to see the value for money there. But the rest was very much okay.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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It was a pleasure to host you during your recent trip to Lavendish Wild Safari. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While we are delighted to hear you enjoyed the hospitality provided by our team. Please know we value our guests’ feedback and your comments have been shared with our team so we may continuously improve the guest experience. We would love the opportunity to exceed your expectations and would like to invite you back to the hotel very soon. Warm Regards, Lavendish Wild Team
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Juv j wrote a review Feb 2022
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One of the best hospitality I received from Sri Lanka is this place. All the staffs including receptionists were very helpful, specially chamila bandara, he was always ready to help us. Rooms/bathrooms were very clean. Food was ok, but on our request they prepared sandwich for kids which was too good. I love the atmosphere, view from the pool side. Wanna go again . When u are going to wasgamuwa this is the perfect place to stay.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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It was a pleasure to host you during your recent trip to Lavendish Wild Safari. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While we are delighted to hear you enjoyed the hospitality provided by our team. Please know we value our guests’ feedback and your comments have been shared with our team so we may continuously improve the guest experience. We would love the opportunity to exceed your expectations and would like to invite you back to the hotel very soon. Warm Regards, Lavendish Wild Team
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$30 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Sri LankaWasgamuwa National Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lavendish Wild Safari
Which popular attractions are close to Lavendish Wild Safari?
Nearby attractions include Wasgamuwa National Park (5.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Lavendish Wild Safari?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Lavendish Wild Safari?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Lavendish Wild Safari?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Lavendish Wild Safari?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.