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The Wallawwa

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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family & I stayed for one night after our flight from London - Colombo. We received a really warm welcome upon arrival & our room was ever so beautiful. The bathroom was wonderful with a huge shower area and his and hers sinks. The...More

Thank Lauren R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This beautiful hotel is approximately 20 minutes drive from the airport but is so quite and peaceful. It has the feel of an old colonial plantation house and is set in tranquil gardens. There are only 18 rooms so it never feels overly busy. The...More

Thank Margoddy
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Wallawwa's proximity to Sri Lanka's only international airport, 20 minutes' drive away, makes it the obvious choice for a first and/or last night on the island. But I would advise a longer stay if at all possible: it's the perfect place to recover from...More

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here just for one night when we arrived in Sri Lanka. After a very long journey the hotel was very welcoming and comfortable. The rooms are nicely decorated and the food at breakfast was delicious. A very peaceful setting and it was a...More

Thank Chrissy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived in Sri Lanka in the middle of the night so we wanted to stay somewhere not to far from the airport before heading down to Galle. The Wallawwa was more than a transit hotel. They have renovated the rooms nicely and the property...More

Thank IndyZink
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Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$232 - US$450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$232 - US$450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveler (642)
Room & Suite (132)
Dining (74)
Pool & Beach (56)
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jo_demont
30 July 2018|
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Response from philboyett | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly, they were about 30 USD and depending on if crowded you may wish to book in advance. During our visit, we saw perhaps 3 other guests/parties and were able to "walk-into" a massage appointment.
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BryanCanberra
13 June 2018|
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Response from TeardropHotels | Property representative |
Hi Bryan, we can arrange for a driver to meet you in the arrival's hall of the airport, and bring you to the Wallawwa, if you send your flight arrival details to our reservations team. Alternatively, there are taxi booths in... More
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jo_demont
15 February 2018|
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Response from SimonT962 | Reviewed this property |
similar response. this is a top quality hotel. i am sure they will respond to all your needs...there will be plenty for your kids to eat (western or sri lankan), and the shower rooms were very well equipped....
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Room Tips
"They are all lovely, large and light with huge bathrooms, all quiet"
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"all rooms were beautiful"
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"All rooms are similar"
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"All on one level - our room was right by a very nice courtyard"
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