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    The Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort

    No. 912 Thanamalwila Road | (1 km from Thibolketiya (Barrier) Junction), Uda Walawe National Park 70190, Sri Lanka
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    Overview
    • Excellent31%
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 587 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Stayed here 2 nights as part of package tour of Sri Lanka national parks and beach. Hotel was very comfortable, spacious clean rooms, great food and service. The toque monkeys are entertaining, not troubling.

    1  Thank Martin P
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My wife and I stayed here for two nights in April while visiting Udawalawe National Park and the Elephant Transit Camp. We arrived late morning and while, admittedly, it was before the official check in time, at other destinations our arrival had been greeted in...More

    Thank goldendrake
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    On arrival we were showed 3 rooms chose one with a bath and overlooking side garden. We stayed for 2 nights . Food had a good variety and excellent staff Shankee sorry the large man who could not do enough for us from the moment...More

    1  Thank ashbradz
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The good stuff was the evening buffet in the hotel restaurant. If I was just an outside punter coming for dinner, the restaurant would get 5*. If you're here for an overnight stay prior to the National Park Safari, the location is superb. The ridiculously...More

    1  Thank benhuczek
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We were there for 1 night on our honeymoon and was a bit disappointing. Whilst we were upgraded to the honeymoon suite, we were unhappy about the cleaniness of the room. Due to the unique rounded shape of the suite, the windows don't shut fully,...More

    Thank Catherine N
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$ 107 - US$ 214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 61
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    • Uda Walawe National Park
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    Chamali D
    19 August 2017|
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    Response from Marx R | Reviewed this property |
    Raining. You can see lots of Elephants.
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    Karine L
    10 March 2017|
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    Response from AnuNimbuz | Reviewed this property |
    Did you try to call the hotel. it must me more reliable and fast response than email in some hotels. but they should be having a baby cot with them.
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    Joypete
    2 March 2017|
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    Response from AnuNimbuz | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Joypete, You do not required to book prior for an a-la-cart meal in this hotel. but if you do have any special arrangements it better to mention it to the hotel so they have enough time to prepare it for you or respond... More
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