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Cinnamon Wild Yala

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$174*
US$65*
US$71*
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for one night as part of an 8 day tour of Sri Lanka. The hotel is set inside the Yala National Park and even on the approach we got to see crocodile and wild boar. In fact, the whole site is open to wildlife and you are encouraged to seek assistance from staff to provide an escort...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Cinnamon Wild Yala, Thank you for sharing your feedback following your stay at Cinnamon Wild. We are indeed pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. While thanking you for staying with us, we certainly hope to welcome you back at our resort for yet another memorable stay.

Westport, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is a place where you have your own delightful villa in the middle of wildlife. The service is excellent, the people are very friendly and the food very good. As you enter the hotel grounds, you may see a leopard watching under large granite boulders. You will see a lot of wild boars, some resting right under your villa....

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Cinnamon Wild Yala, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay at Cinnamon Wild. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Whilst thanking you for sharing your positive feedback we eagerly look forward to having you with us again.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This was a delight, we had two nights here, everything was great, the only downside was that there were no overhead fans in the buffet area, they did have portable fans that could be used, however still an uncomfortable eating expirence, however the food was delicious with lots of variety. We had drinks in the rooftop bar, which has glimpses...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Cinnamon Wild Yala, Thank you for your feedback following your stay at Cinnamon Wild. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We eagerly look forward to welcoming you back at our resort for yet another memorable stay

munich
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I stayed two nights at Cinnamon Wild Yala. The hotel is situated in a large compound with a big pool. They offer some beach chalets just a few steps away frrom the sea and other chalets within the huge compound. The beach chalets are on stilts and there is an veranda outside sitting area in front of the spacious room....

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Cinnamon Wild Yala, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay at Cinnamon Wild. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Whilst thanking you for sharing your positive feedback we eagerly look forward to having you with us again.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We had a great experience at Cinnamon Wild. The location is amazing as it is situated just 10 minutes from the park (as opposed to staying in Tissamaharama). It is right next to a very large lake and open terrain so it has the feel of actually being in the wild. On our first evening there, we were able to...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Cinnamon Wild Yala, Thank you for your feedback following your stay at Cinnamon Wild. We are truly delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and our warm hospitality. We eagerly look forward to having you with us again.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We were upgraded to a sea view chalet on the perimeter of the residential area. It was superb, beautifully appointed with great attention to detail, huge balcony and safety gate at the bottom of the steps to deter unwanted visitors! The staff were brilliant, so welcoming and helpful. Food in the a la carte bar and buffet in the restaurant...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Cinnamon Wild Yala, Thank you for your feedback following your stay at Cinnamon Wild. We are truly delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and our warm hospitality. We eagerly look forward to having you with us again.

Wallingford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Really pleasantly surprised with the quality here as it is pretty isolated (the staff like to accompany back to your lodge after dinner in case there are wild animals about!). The lodges are well appointed and the restaurant offers the usual good quality Sri Lankan buffet. Outdoor pool and very helpful staff. The proximity to the park means you only...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Cinnamon Wild Yala, Thank you for your feedback following your stay at Cinnamon Wild. We are truly delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and our warm hospitality. We eagerly look forward to having you with us again.

Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived at this hotel on 25/03/2017 and stayed for 2 nights. The hotel was fantastic. We stayed in a chalet and had a very comfy bed. The room was clean and tidy. The staff were friendly and helpful. The hotel is right next to a lake which has crocodiles, water buffalo in the area constantly. Visitors to the lake...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Cinnamon Wild Yala, Thank you for your feedback following your stay at Cinnamon Wild. We are truly delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and our warm hospitality. We eagerly look forward to having you with us again.

Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 27 March 2017

It wasn't a Great as expected, but loved it. 2 Nights stayed during 2016 May Food was good. had a good spread. Staffs were not pleasing They don't have Halal Meat. Hotel confirmed they have Halal Meat, I saw Keells Sausages were frying front of Customers ..

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Cinnamon Wild Yala, Thank you for sharing your review on Trip Advisor following your recent stay with us. Constructive criticism is always appreciated as it helps us to better our product and service offerings, so we thank you sincerely for sharing your honest feedback which is deemed invaluable to us. We will certainly be considered as...

Chinnor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2017

On our tour of Sri Lanka, we next visited Yala National Park. The hotel recommended by Red Dot Tours was Cinnemon Wild, and it was a lot large that the boutique hotel sin which we had stayed up until now. But the change was good, and the buffet at breakfast and dinner was extensive and tasty. We stayed there for...

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Cinnamon Wild Yala, Thank you for sharing your feedback following your stay at Cinnamon Wild Yala. We are indeed pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. While thanking you for staying with us, we certainly hope to welcome you back at our resort for yet another memorable stay.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cinnamon Wild after undergoing a brand enhancement is more than a resort; it is an extension of the Yala National park and is intended to be part of the National park. It is designed to represent rustic luxury, resembling a game lodge. Cinnamon Wild Yala exceeds guest expectations with interiors that give the camp look and feel, embedded with large trunk boxes, old vintage furniture, director's chairs and indigenous artwork. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cinnamon Wild Yala

Address: P.O. Box 1, Kirinda 82614, Sri Lanka (Formerly Chaaya Wild Yala)
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Kirinda
Price Range: $120 - $364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cinnamon Wild Yala 4*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
Chaaya Wild Yala Hotel Kirinda
Yala Village Kirinda
Yala Village Hotel Kirinda
Cinnamon Wild Yala Sri Lanka/Kirinda
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“Rooms closer to the sea are on stilts and have a good view”
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“Some rooms are quite a distance from the main building - a risky walk after dark.”
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“Families are better to use rooms near the lobby area.”
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