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Athulya Villas

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Amazing place in old colonial villa. Big clean cottages, beautiful setting in garden with spices, herbs and fruits. The young energetic manager were kind to take us on a two hour walk among farms og rice paddys, tasting spices and seeing kingfisher birds, turtles and lizards. Nice pool and beautiful view over the tea valley. In the morning just birds...

Thank Sandersan
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel has a polite staff who try to accomodate you the best way possible. Our room was beautiful, however the bathroom had a really bad smell - we ended up using incense sticks to cover the smell.. This was in governor's suite. Also, it is a bit of a driving distance to Kandy, however the location was beautiful..

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Homely stay.its an old High class family used house in sri lanka. Village surrounding silent and calm place. Food is delicious.its not very hot but you can enjoy the Sri Lankan highly recommend to select sri lankan foods.some times we were bit disappointed about food because they did not deliver what they have exactly mentioned in the menu. but we...

Thank Charitha G
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Nice, clean rooms with good air con, a jacuzzi and lots of TV channels. The food in the restaurant was very good quality and generous sizes. The staff were very friendly. Thilan, Tharidu, Lasantha and Sandeepani were very professional and always around to help. Thilan even took us for a tour of the grounds to explain the different types of...

2Thank Senorsanchez
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Spent a weekend here with some friends, and it couldn't have been any better. The property is placed amongst a beautiful setting overlooking lush green hills. The gardens were landscaped really well and everything is well laid out. The villas were top-notch, and had all the amenities including a jacuzzi! They were clean, and were well maintained. The food was...

1Thank Shamir Z
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We just came out after a nights stay at this place. The food was wonderful. First class! The staff was accommodating and helped us with all our crazy group requests. Everything was neatly organized and help full. Most of all the location is quiet and nicely away from it all, calm and quite tranquil. They organized a hike through the...

Thank Sankha K
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

After landing from Paris, we were looking for a place to stay after visiting Pinnawala elephant orphanage and Athulya was at a reasonable distance. The guesthouse was very nicely located with beautiful upcountry scenery. We stayed in two cottages and they were clean and warmly decorated. The bathroom had a Jacuzzi which we were able to relax in. It has...

Thank Darshan D
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely place, very sweet staff, beautiful rooms and really good hospitality, would recommend this place to every person who visits SriLanka. Food was also tasty. Far from the city traffic and noises, nice place to chill and go around the resort at early mornings.

1Thank Jameela K
Battaramulla, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Easy to find the place. Very clean villas and linen. Friendly staff. Good food. They served according to menu. Good experience. In villas we can use a Jaccuzi... only thing is Pool is not maintaining well.

Thank Chinthana S
Oakland, California
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Fall asleep to the sounds of birds and distant elephants in your luxury casita. Swim in the elegant pool as you watch a warm thunderstorm come in. Have a private candlelit dinner on the patio. Welcoming and thoughtful staff will help you feel at home.


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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
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: £33 - £71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Athulya Villas 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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Athulya Villas Sri Lanka/Wattappola
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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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