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Cinnamon Wild Yala

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Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Chinnor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in a beach adjacent(worth the extra $) rustic cabin on stilts with great views of the beach, jungle, monkeys galore, fabulous air conditioning, good bedding, bathroom, etc. The staff is immediately available to escort you through the forest to the restaurant at night as elephants roam the premises but even that was great fun. Buffet style meals had...

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Victoria
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were a group of 17 and all loved the experience of this resort. Accommodation in the grounds, well lit, with families of wild boar spotted in the nearby bush. The pool area was a delight. The staff were very willing and ready to assist when we had minor difficulties in the rooms (all our problems), lots of smiles, laughs...

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Thank JaneVictoria
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Despite our overall positive experience on our recent visit to Sri Lanka in which we spent 2 weeks travelling around and stayed in various hotels, our experience at the Cinnamon Wild Yala was unfortunately not a very positive one. Whilst the room was absolutely fine (average accommodation) we had not been impressed at all by the very limited flexibility of...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

this hotel is situated 10 mins from the yala national park...the food was very good..the rooms are in chalets in the garden....they were spacious and clean.......walkways are lit up on the path ways.... the highlite of an evening was...a very large elephant use to walk around the chalets...of course it was his territory and they have built on it......a ranger...

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Sydney
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

If you're interested in seeing wildlife then this is the place to stay. We stayed in what was described as a beach cabin which is on stilts just off the beach - it was lovely accommodation. Fresh flowers arranged on the bed and chocolates plus fresh fruit in the room. You are literally surrounded by wildlife here (wild boar, monkeys,...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed there for two nights and regretted it. One night would have sufficed as outside of going on a safari for a couple of hours there is absolutely nothing else going on in either the hotel or the area. The service was not that of a luxury resort with average time for a bottle of water at the pool...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here one night and enjoyed the location, and the fact that the huts were in the middle of the park with monkeys playing in the trees right next to our patio. It was fun that the pool area was leading on to a watering hole/lake, where it was possible to see buffalos bathing and crocodiles hanging around. But...

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second two night stay whilst on safari in Yala. The hotel is very close to the National Park and provides a comfortable and relaxing base between safaris. Being so close to Yala there is plenty of wildlife in the hotel grounds. Monkeys, wild boar, giant squirrels, a variety of birds, an elephant and crocodiles in the lake...

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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.

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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: $135 - $346 (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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