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Reviewed 21 February 2017

This hotel is so nicely situated, the staff is so friendly, the surroundings are superb, and it’s an absolute must to visit. Just to relax for a few days, swim, do some walks and enjoy the spectacular views. I would always recommend this place for anyone who needs good Experience.

3Thank YASAS K
Gampaha, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We are frequent travelers and we travel all year around to new places in Sri Lanka. We were stunned by the images of Windloft Retreat and decided to visit there, hoping for a relaxing getaway. First off, the property is out of nowhere, more than 20kms from Kandy. We decided to keep that obvious fact aside and visit, hoping that...

2Thank misskemali
Sankha L, Public Relations Manager at Windloft Retreat, responded to this review

Hello Ms. Kemali, We are sorry for the inconvenience caused and above facts were taken into consideration during the last meeting. We will soon work to correct the mistakes and serve you better next time. Thank you for the review. Regards, Team Windloft

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Perched on a hilltop at an elevation of about 1000 metres, the property offers a superb view of the surrounding hills and valleys. The approach road is admittedly rather rough, but in reality no worse than the average upcountry estate road.. The December weather was cool and (very) windy. But great for hiking up into the tea and pine plantations.It...

Thank Hilmy_Sally
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The road uphill is a disaster. It was a risk and very dangerous, with a bumpy road with rocks and stones, and so narrow. Specially terrible road to drive at night. However we went there after a pathetic ride, but staff did not welcome us. And they said they have no food. At least no welcome drink. No apologize for...

2Thank Dil99
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

To begin with the contact number on the Web is useless. Do not go by the information provided there. They do not answer calls. The road (if you can call it that) that you have to take up to the place is in an extremely horrible condition. Going by car would be a huge mistake. Secondly the staff was not...

3Thank Sandamini R
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This is a hidden Gem.. with Attentive + kind staff, surrounding, delicious food we had a weekend to remember.. Cold windy surrounding with scenario views of mountain ranges made us extend our stay in this lovely place.. wish we could be here every weekend.. Perfect for honeymooners, family trips.. ideal place to be with kids.. enjoyed all kinds of board...

Thank Dileepa M
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

It was a splendid stay at Windloft, the staff was so friendly and had one of the best meals in my life. I will recommend the place to anyone anytime. Theres an untouched natural water swimming pool and I really appreciate the management who try to regrow the forest and restore the nature. The place is full of natural beauty,...

Thank Ravindu J
Sankha L, Manager at Windloft Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Ravindu, I'm glad you had a nice stay at Windloft Retreat and I really appreciate the recommendation given. Thank you

Kandy, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

I was booked this place as a gift for my best friend. Me and few friends escort them to the windloft and we were very excited from the beginning since road is too narrow. When I reached there, its remind me the quote that saying "difficult roads often lead to beautiful destination". Stunning location with amazing views from all over...

1Thank Shasheen K
Reviewed 15 February 2016

My husband and I visit Windloft about twice a year since 2 years ago and in one year we went thrice! We sincerely love the place and its location, view and large clean rooms. The air is so crisp and they grow their own veggies, you can have a glass of fresh cows milk in the morning and a walk...

Thank Sueann18
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

The metamorphosis from private home to WINDLOFT RETREAT is quite stunning! Hugely attractive proposition for both locals and foreigners.an amazing and breathtaking location to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. I believe its a place created by the almighty to symbolise the design of heaven though it is beyond our imagination and expectation. The tranquility, the view, the...

Thank keshinira

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Windloft. Imagine a tranquil valley with stunning panoramic mountain views clad in mist, overlooking the bustling market town of Deltota, with the mesmerizing effect of mountains marching in on you, a place 1,000 meters above sea level, on a mountain side with 3600 degrees of unobstructed view, set high up in the Great Valley right opposite to where the intrepid Scottish planter James Taylor founded the first tea plantation estate of the then colonial Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in 1867. Windloft is a great location to relax with the wind whispering across the valley to a tune of its own while being in close proximity to Kandy, the last Royal capital of Sri Lanka where a myriad of cultural activities of Sri Lanka are centered. The most important is the "Asela Perehara" held in July-August each year in reverence of the Sacred Tooth relic of Lord Buddha. One of the world's greatest festivals, it offers ten nights of dancers, drummers, elephants and clowns in traditional costumes parading along the streets of Kandy just a few feet away from the spectators in their seats. Deltota town today is a lively commercial centre by day. By night fall, the clean crisp highland air makes it a great vantage point to observe the jeweled necklace of the road snaking its way along the valley and the "Milky Way" up in the heavens visible as you have never seen before. deltota town is still a sleepy hamlet where one can retreat to and relax with the wind whispering across the valley to a tune of its own. The mountain ranges in every direction you look, by night fall, the clean crisp air of high altitude makes it a great vantage point to observe the jeweled necklace of the road snaking its way along the mountain and the deltota Hamlet along with the "Milkyway" upon the heavens visible like you have never seen before. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Windloft Retreat

Address: No. 54 Bopitiya Road, Deltota 10370, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Deltota
Price Range: ₹ 6,742 - ₹ 8,298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Windloft Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Top floor rooms have the best views. If possible check the weather forecast before booking. If hiking, ware boots, leeches.”
jinantha, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Go for Deluxe room, which is in 1st floor, It has awesome views”
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shahika, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
“book a room at upper floor with two windows. It gives the best view.”
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Chanu2013, 3 Oct 2015 | Read review
“202 and 203 are recommended. But you have to be book early”
Dunnama_Kanna, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“first floor rooms have a better view.”
sureshjith, 18 May 2015 | Read review
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