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St Albans
Reviewed 1 September 2016

A cosy and spotlessly clean guesthouse on the outskirts of Habarana. We only stayed one night as a stopover on the way back from the East Coast, but this would be a good base to explore the various attractions in the area. It's informal, but the staff are efficient and friendly. Excellent value for money.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This hotel was pleasant enough with all the standards comforts. They helped me book a safari and transport though I definitely felt I was being pushed into more expensive options - no information was given about local buses and I was told a tuk tuk would be dangerous as some tourists were recently killed in an elephant attack. When I...

Thank Naomi D
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We really liked this place. Excellent value for not big money you pay. Room was very clean and all working perfectly, including high quality (Panasonic) and quiet aircon. We always got all the care without saying and fast and efficient service, which is unusual in Sri Lanka and last but not least, the food was excellent. We had one of...

Thank radbaj
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights and had a very pleasant stay. The owner is very friendly and welcoming and the rooms are clean and basic. The owner arranged a driver for the Minneriya National Park, Sigiriyi, Dambulla Cave, Ritigala and Polonnaruwa at a reasonable cost. The food was very good and we were able to try a variety of...

Thank Gemma K
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is a quaint homestay that provides excellent service. The rooms were tidy & clean with a nice terrace with comfortable chairs to relax in the afternoon. We arrived in the early afternoon & were able to arrang a jeep safari with another guest in the afternoon. They also have a driver with an air conditioned car for day trips...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This was an unexpectedly awesome experience, the hotel itself was located within a fruit garden or orchard - thumbs up for the ambience and feel of the place, very neat and tidy rooms with some of the best and friendliest hotel staff in our entire journey through Sri Lanka. A special mention about the home cooked Sri Lankan food must...

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Zwijndrecht, Belgium
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and me spent two days in this bungalowhotel and these were among the finest days of our journey. Jiya is the perfect host; talks fluently English and French, gives you tips and advice to do this and see that. Jiya takes time for all his guests. Rooms were big, tidy,silent and everything functioned as it should. Porch where...

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dishant, Manager at Le Grand Meaulnes - Family Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for your nice feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Le Grand Meaulnes - Family Hotel and that you appreciated our services. Hope you will come back again. Best regards Nalika

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Le Grand Meaulnes was by far our favourite hotel on our 2 week trip. The hotel was a bit hard to find at first. It's about a 1km walk from the Habarana intersection. We had to call the hotel to find it. But when we got there, we were more than satisfied. The room was huge and we were greeted...

Thank AZakry
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Very nice stay at this lodge. We enjoyed the large rooms. We stayed two nights and had diner both nights (Diner: 1100 Roupies per person not included but worth having). They can organize Safari at Hurulu Eco park which is a great park, less expensive than south national parks (Udawalawe and Yala) and contains many elephants. Kind hosts with many...

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Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

This hotel is run by a guy who lived for 3 years in France and therefore speaks both French and English. His cook is amazing and you should try the evening meals, which, although More expensive than local restaurants, are excellent and, of course convenient. Dinner was about SRps4,500 for two of us include a drink or two. Room was...

Thank marwat111

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Make your dreams a reality while holidaying with your family and friends at Habarana in Sri Lanka. Le Grand Meaulnes Holiday Bungalow is situated in a 2 acre land with coconut and fruit cultivation. Besides, full of trees and brushes you may feel the cool and windy climate though it belongs to the dry climatic area. Habarana is probably the best destination for safari, wildlife, bird watching, nature lovers and situated in the centre of Sri Lankan cultural triangle. ... more   less 

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Address: Green Path | Trincomalee Road, Habarana 50150, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Habarana
Price Range: $29 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Le Grand Meaulnes - Family Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Good for Money”
 of 5 bubbles gayanravidu, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose from one of their new rooms 1/2/3 on the right side of Kitchen just opposite entrance”
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“Nothing else”
 of 5 bubbles Giannus13, 10 Jan 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are pretty similar, but in a far building its probably less noisy from the kitchen and the road.”
 of 5 bubbles Tomirisk, 7 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Don't choose the first room on the extreme right as the hotel road leads straight to it. Noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Hich_AA, 2 Aug 2014 | Read review
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