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Martin's Simple Lodge

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| Sinharaja Rainforest, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

MARTIN WIJESINGHE, the owner is a local and has live on the land for ages. I always make a point of support the locals when visiting nature reserves, so they have an interest in preserving the habitat. Martin has a wealth of information about Sinharaja...More

1  Thank PolarbearSingapore
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

We have visited Martin's Lodge twice now. The first time was 19 years' ago when it really was a basic wooden structure with no electricity. Then we stayed three nights. 19 years on we were delighted to see brick structures with much better beds and...More

2  Thank mikeedeedee
Reviewed 22 April 2015

The access road to the lodge is an experience in itself and should only be attempted in the transport provided by the lodge. The location is truly amazing, and the dining area overlooking the rainforest canopy is quite special. Superb walks into the rainforest where...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We knew from the reviews that we were coming to somewhere basic but decided that it was worth it for the location. It certainly is a wonderful and convenient location for walking straight into the Sinharaja rain forest if you are interested in birds [...More

2  Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 6 March 2015

If you are going to stay at Martin's then it should really only be for one reason, that you are a birdwatcher and understand the small sacrifices that you will make from time to time in order to indulge your hobby. If you are visiting...More

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Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Galle
Also Known As
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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