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Dumbanagala Chalet

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is literally in the middle of nowhere but it was absolutely stunning. It's situated in the Knuckles mountain range and has the most amazing views from all the balconies! We had to get a tuk tuk to drive us all the way up from the town to the chalet (this took an hour) as the road was very...

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Reviewed 24 September 2016

One of the best places I've ever been. Atmosphere is simply breathtaking. Recommend to spend at least two days to experience the utmost elegance of mother nature. I'm sure you will witness romantic sunrise. January would be ideal season to visit. Both the bungalow manager & caretaker are very supportive.

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Kaluthara
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I went there with my colleagues. We booked the whole chalet. Comfortable rooms with hot water. Situated in a place with amazing views. Staff was very friendly, did not interrupt us and let us be their like our own place. They coocked with items we brought and was tasty. Nothing bad to mention :)

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1Thank Vinok88
Udugampola, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We did a trip to knuckles mountains with 17 people. The location and the views are absolutely amazing. There are two common balcony's from which you can enjoy the views apart from the views from the rooms. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. The hotel staff was very friendly and cooperative. They provided us all the cooking requests we...

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Tjæreborg
Reviewed 12 February 2016

The Chalet is up in the mountains and out in the countryside. There is no wi-fi or tv but a spectacular view. The road to the hotel is very bad but the scenery very nice and quiet. The food is good and the manager can arrange a tour in the area. The rooms are big and cosy.

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Reviewed 18 January 2016

Travelling from main road to the hotel is very difficult unless you have a 4x4 vehicle. But hotel provide very clean rooms, excellent view with a very calm surrounding. some one who is looking for a real holiday away from your busy life this is the place. no phone calls, no internet, no TV but there are lot of things...

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Colombo
Reviewed 14 October 2015

It's a breathtaking view and an amazingly peaceful environment. No words to explain the heavenly view from the balcony, rooms. Nice, clean and spacious rooms. But it's a very tiring journey. Road is awful; it has 17KMs to travel on a very very poor road. Very average foods. Same desert for all the meals; just few pieces of water melon...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 27 September 2015

What a beautiful place to stay , hotel arranged a superb view room for us and they were really helpful . very remote area but all the luxurious facility there . Kanchana . Bandara and Raja helped us lot . Best place to stay when you are visiting knuckles Ruchira

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 27 August 2015

The Dumbanagala Chalet offers very lovely accommodation and delicious food in a very remote and rural part of the world. It is on the road going towards Meemure and just before Corbet´s Gap in the Knuckles range. The rooms are very spacious and clean and there is a lovely library and fire place area for guest to enjoy. The hotel...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

Good place. Clean and comfortable. Beautiful view from the location. The staff were accommodating and most helpful. However it's best to inform them to keep the heater on if you require hot water for a group of people. 2 out of our party of 4 did not have hot water at most times. Food is good and the lounge area...

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The Chalet is set amidst towering mountains and lush green forests of the famous Knuckles range of Sri Lanka. Four luxury double rooms and a luxury suite are available for occupancy. The lobby with its balcony provides a magnificent view. The large stone fire place and the well stocked library are part of the lobby. Dining room serves set menu and a la carte. This is a photographer’s paradise and bird and butterfly watchers dream. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dumbanagala Chalet

Address: Dumbanagala Plantation | Loolwatte Hunnasgiriya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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