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Martin's Simple Lodge

| Sinharaja Rainforest, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A group of 14 of us stayed here from 2nd to 4th February 2018, during our visit to Sinharaja Forest Reserve. The rooms are basic. Bed linen and toilets were clean. They serve tasty local sri Lankan cuisine including bed tea, breakfast, lunch, evening tea...More

Thank Seevali D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Martins lodge is a small place of about 5-8 rooms,in close proximity to the rain forest.It has all the basic facilities,from running clean water,and fans.The beds are comfortable.The rooms have wooden windows,which does not let in much light,unless they are kept open.The furniture in the...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Ideal location, amenities, host, and food. Stayed there three days and two nights and enjoyed it thoroughly. All basic necessities are there...beds, linen, bathrooms, hot water, fans, choice of food, and convenience of being right inside the forest. Most of all, there is Martin. He...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2018

This lodge is situated in a beautiful location , ideal for bird watching. The advantage in staying in the lodge is that you could walk in to forest straight from the lodge - no vehicle is required. In the mornings when you sit out in...More

Thank GPJ1951
Reviewed December 7, 2017

Martin's is only one speciality loge of that kind in Sri Lanka, Its for the people who immerse themselves in Nature. Everything is Basic except the experience. Enjoy your morning coffee with endemic Blue Magpie jumping around you on the roof rafters to catch the...More

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Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Galle
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Martin`s Simple Hotel Galle
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"A new upstair building is in progress. Rooms here would offer better views"
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"Rooms at upper level are better."
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"take room (No. 1?) closest to the eating area."
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"there are none!!! however if you are unfortunate enough to have to stay there make sure that you purchase..."
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