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Review of Wild Lotus Yala

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Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Tissamaharama, Southern Province

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Penticton...
Penticton, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Not Enough Words...”
Reviewed March 6, 2019 for a stay in March 2019

...Wow! We are in love with this spot. The house is large and open and very clean and modern. The staff are wonderful and are so happy to please. The food was absolutely delicious and presented down to the smallest detail. Bonfires were lit nightly with our table laid out before it. The bed was so comfortable and the bathroom with outside shower amazing. After travelling throughout Sri Lanka this spot was an oasis that we did not want to leave.

Date of stay: March 2019
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
7 Mar 2019
Thanks Jeanette and Dwight for the wonderful review, I will certainly share it with our team. Wishing you both all the best and hope to see you again when you come back to Sri Lanka! - Kristin and Madu
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Ruth C
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
657 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
“Wonderful stay”
Reviewed February 23, 2019 for a stay in February 2019

On arriving at the Wild Lotus we were a little worried about how remote it is but our reservations soon disappeared. The staff are wonderful. Soon after our arrival we went on a bird watching 'safari' with Kristin's father around his local neighbourhood. We barely saw any tourists and he is so knowledgeable and interesting. They also organised a morning safari in the park which was great and because we didn't get to see the elusive leopard we went out again in the evening and our tuk tuk safari was quite magical. The rooms are spacious and really stylish. Particularly loved the outside shower with frogs! The food was delicious and they organised a birthday cake for my husband which was so kind. Only slight comment was the bikes need upgrading but that is really minor. A really wonderful place!

Date of stay: February 2019
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
24 Feb 2019
Thanks so much for you wonderful review Ruth, I will certainly pass it onto our team. All the best to you and your husband and we hope to see you again in Sri Lanka one day!
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Samuel G
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Magic spot”
Reviewed January 21, 2019 for a stay in January 2019

Hey Kristin, thank you so much for taking care of me and my wife , we had such a good time and our room was beautiful. We loved the outdoor shower setup especially - frogs included! Sudu and Jayantha took good care of us and the food was amazing. Sudu even sourced gluten free hoppers for my wife who is coeliac, she was stoked! We will definitely recommend to anyone coming to the Yala region of Sri Lanka. A perfect place to complement a safari. Jayantha knows the Yala wildlife park like the back of his hand and the safari was awesome- saw a bear and mum and baby elephant right beside the truck! Thanks again Kristin and the team at WLV..

Date of stay: January 2019
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Management Response
22 Jan 2019
Thanks so much for your kind review, we are thrilled that you loved your stay. We hope to see you both again in Sri Lanka one day!
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jonoboydn...
Great Barrier Island, New Zealand
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Absolute Bliss”
Reviewed December 1, 2018 for a stay in October 2018
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Perfect in every way. Easily the best accommodation and experience I’ve had in years. If you want to see Yala National Park then this place is for you. They take care of all safaris too.

Date of stay: October 2018
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Management Response
3 Dec 2018
Dear Jono, thanks a million for your review. We are thrilled to hear you had a wonderful experience at our villa and we hope to see you both again in the future! All the best, Kristin and Madu
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fauved201...
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 27, 2020 for a stay in March 2020
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Discover1...
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed November 23, 2019 for a stay in November 2019
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Date of stay: November 2019
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Koen J
1 review
Reviewed March 24, 2019 for a stay in March 2019
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Management Response
26 Mar 2019
Dear Koen, thanks so much for your wonderful review, we are thrilled that you had a good time at our place. We hope to see you again in Sri Lanka one day! Best, Kristin and Madu
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