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Athulya Villas

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The cottages are elegant and the view from the verandah is superb. A wonderful hideout for a couple. The food is very tasty and the service is excellent. Pool has the view of the mountains all around and the baby pool is like an infinity pool. Located in a village and you will experience the best experience of staying in...

Thank Charith B
Kandy, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the city and the rat race of life. It is an amazing place, super relaxing and tranquil. The food was excellent and the service is brilliant, one of the best I've experienced. The rooms are specious and clean, of course the uninvited insect but what do you expect in...

1Thank Hakimu
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Just stayed one night; beautiful and serene environment.. perfect for relaxing and unwinding. The staff were really attentive and the Srilankan hospitality shows it's power again. Bed could have been a little bit cleaner and found the bathrooms were not up to the cleanly standard I expect but nice and cosy rooms with plenty of natural day light, Loved the...

1Thank Tharanney S
Vlierden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Located a bit outside of Kandy you find this hotel. It is a set of bungalows located in the garden of a historic colonial house. There are no more then 8 bungalows so it is not very busy with people. Bungalow is spacious comfortable bed, bathroom with jacuzzi and shower. Wifi is free and good quality. Meals are served in...

1Thank PeterEijsbouts
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This hotel is located in a very peaceful area in the middle of a Tea Estate. We stayed there for two nights in late Jan 2017. We stayed in one of the cottages of this hotel. Cottages are clean and well furnished. Staff is excellent, polite and cooperative. This is recommended if one wants a quiet vacation.

1Thank hytechmicro
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

...but quit a ride to get there. Once arrived it is a wonderful setting in the middle of nowhere. Food is great although not many choice. Houses: perfect with nice bathrooms. As it is up hills you hardly need the AC which makes the night quite and easy. From dusk till dawn only animal noise.

Thank Roel B
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We have had the best time here, the accommodation is lovely and the staff definitely made this ten times better! The accommodation was fantastic, we loved our room and the bathroom was great there is also a lovely dining terrace that runs down the side of the main building. The food was amazing, they pulled all the stops out for...

Thank Issy C
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in Athulya Villas and the stay was just perfect! Very quiet and peaceful place, in the middle of the nature ! Room are spacious, with big beds, and jcuzzi in bathroom. The breakfast/ dinner area is just so cute, in a small patio. Not to many table that will let you to enjoy an intimate moment....

Thank Måt H
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The hotel is located at a very scenic location. Beautiful place with a very polite and flexible staff. The rooms, both the Govenor's suite and the cottages are well maintained and beautiful. Its location is probably the only minus point (and the depth of the pool, me being on the shorter side). The staff took the trouble to arrange a...

Thank Kaushalya G
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 7 January 2017

First of all, you have to know that this is not your hotel if you are looking for a location to go to Kandy on food. But, if the driver (taxi, guide, moto rented...) knows where is the hotel, it tooks just 35 minutes to Kandy. The place is absolutely stunnishing because of it's beaut. You garden is a perfect...

2Thank fustehorta

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Athulya Villas is a private complex of 5 cottages and heritage suite built adjacent to the ancestral home of the Panabokke family which acts as the center piece and contains the restaurant and recreational areas in this undulating landscape that provides the perfect place for you to unwind and relax in a tranquil setting rejuvenating mind, body and spirit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Athulya Villas

Address: Panabokke Walauwa, Wattappola 20454, Sri Lanka (Formerly Country Garden Resort)
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Wattappola
Price Range: $58 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Athulya Villas 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Cottage 1 has a better view over the others.”
charithb2015, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Cottages are a better choice, especially for couples.”
  • Cottage
  • Cottage with extra bed
  • Jacuzzi of the cottage bathroom
  • Governor's suite
  • Governor's suite
, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“At the same level of the reception, there are just 5 independent rooms. These are the best rooms.”
fustehorta, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Governers suite and sri lankan food”
  • it was broken :/
  • Antique wardrobe
  • Jacuzzi
216charithag, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Villa # 1 is the closest to the hotel reception, we chose that room, however all villas are the same.”
vishwaks2016, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
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