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'Upies Folly Bungalow',Habarana -Rooms To Let

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Overview
4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
3 guests
1 night minimum
Private Room
Furnished Bungalow with 4 Bedrooms attached Tiled Bathrooms Hot / Cold Showers. With Common amenities of Verandah, Sitting & Dining section,Balcony,well equipped Pantry ,Garden Sit -outs. Sited on large Garden adjacent to lake in Tranquil surroundings. Paradise for Bird watching. 5 minutes drive to town for all tourist needs. Drivers Quarters & Parking available at site Free of charge Safari Elephants enter the Lake opposite the Bungalow to wade through the marshy waters which is a great attraction to watch while the monkeys in the garden entertain the Guests with their pranks. Operates on a Self Catering basis .or order meals with prior notice. Guests can bring provisions and have meals prepared by themselves or by Bungalow Staff free of charge Pantry is fully equipped for storage ...Furnished Bungalow with 4 Bedrooms attached Tiled Bathrooms Hot / Cold Showers. With Common amenities of Verandah, Sitting & Dining section,Balcony,well equipped Pantry ,Garden Sit -outs. Sited on large Garden adjacent to lake in Tranquil surroundings. Paradise for Bird watching. 5 minutes drive to town for all tourist needs. Drivers Quarters & Parking available at site Free of charge Safari Elephants enter the Lake opposite the Bungalow to wade through the marshy waters which is a great attraction to watch while the monkeys in the garden entertain the Guests with their pranks. Operates on a Self Catering basis .or order meals with prior notice. Guests can bring provisions and have meals prepared by themselves or by Bungalow Staff free of charge Pantry is fully equipped for storage of food items and Guests have access to the pantry to prepare their meals together with Bungalow Staff if necessary. Every section of the bungalow has ceiling fans. Power is from the main Grid at 220 V. BBQ facility is available and Guests can bring in their personal Liquor requirements free of corkage. Dress is very casual since it is a ' Home Away From Home.' A room can accommodate upto Maximum of 3 Guests with the 3rd Guest paying US 15/- per each per day Centrally situated to 3 Wild Life Parks within 15 Minutes drive time and day trips are possible to places of Tourist interest such as, Sandy Beaches of Trincomalee 85 km, Anuradhapura 62km, Polonnaruwa 44km, Sigiriya Rock Fortress 24km, Dambulla Rock Temple 21km, Ritigala Hermitage 8km, Pink Quartz Mountain at Namal Uyana 28km, Horawila Ayurvedic Centre 10kmMore
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About the Owner
Upaka W
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2014
Interaction with guests
Bungalow Staff is available 24/7 and is conversant in English, Sinhalese & Tamil. They would also be helpful in arranging general transport requirements and also Getting 4 W/D vehicles to visit the National Parks and going on Elephant Safaris No Service Charge is passed, on to Guests.e. In lieu of same ,Guests may consider Ex Gratia payments to Staff if satisfied with services rendered
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Reviews (1)
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We had a terrible time. service from caretaker Kumara very poor...also there is no flexibility...if u want to stay after 10 am next day they charge charge Rs. 5000/-. Not like other bungalows we have been in Sri Lanka. Even we prefer to pay 5000...More

Date of stay: December 2016
3  Thank Aravinda P
Upaka W, VR Owner at 'Upies Folly Bungalow',Habarana -Rooms To Let, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Tripadvisor asked me for a review of a party that occupied my Bungalow in Dec 2016 .I responded by stating that I had no party staying with me in Dec 2016 sent through Tripadvisor. Today (23rd Mar 2017 ) I noticed an adverse review published...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Ceiling Fans
TV
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Swingset
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Water Views
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
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About the neighbourhood
In relation to Upies Folly, Habarana , Town is within 1 KM distance. The Town consists of Bus & Railway Terminals, Hospital, Police Station, Post Office, Communication Centres, Super Markets & Grocery shops,plenty of Food Outlets,Liquor Shops etc. In case of need , vehicles such as vans for Passenger Transport , 4 W/D Vehicles for jungle Safaris are freely available on hire.Habarana is famouse for its Elephant Safaris and this too is available in plenty within 5 minutes walk.
Getting around
Cheapest way to get around would be by public transport by Bus or Train. However this may not be to your liking by way of timing and convenience.Next would be by Three Wheelers ( Referred to as Tuk Tuks ) which are available in plenty.Visiting the Wild life Parks require 4 W/Drive vehicles which can be hired at ease. Cars and vans too are available on hire to visit places of interest.
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