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The Ark

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“swimming pool”(5 reviews)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Paid Wifi
Breakfast included
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All reviewssri lankaswimming poolpaddy fieldsmeal timesfriendly staffunique experiencefrom start to finishdelicious foodclose to naturemy wife and iour honeymoontree housetop floortea plantationget awaystunning viewsawe inspiring
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights and found The Ark to be exactly what we needed; a quiet, relaxing, and unique experience, away from all the hustle and bustle of Sri Lanka. The food here was fantastic and the staff were very attentive and friendly. You...More

Thank James R
Response from TheArk_SriLanka1, Manager at The ArkResponded yesterday

Dear Sir, Thank you for your review of The Ark. We are delighted that you were able to enjoy the exceptional natural surroundings of The Ark furthermore it was our absolute pleasure to have you and to serve you. We look forward to having you...More

Reviewed 14 January 2018

This is without any doubt the best hotel we stayed in during our 2 weeks holidays in Sri Lanka. Very difficult to find, you have to take a Tuk Tuk because the car cannot take the road. And here you arrive and discover a beautiful...More

Thank Agathe S
Response from TheArk_SriLanka1, Manager at The ArkResponded 15 January 2018

Dear Madam, Thank you for your review of The Ark. We are delighted that you were able to enjoy the exceptional natural surroundings of The Ark as well as our in house features and facilities furthermore it was our absolute pleasure to have you and...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018

It was all great about The Ark , full of privacy and great food .Only thing is we really felt the premises should have A/C at least in the bed room. in the afternoon it is so hot and then it becomes uncomfortable .More

Thank Anju K
Response from TheArk_SriLanka1, Manager at The ArkResponded 6 January 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your review of The Ark. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. and we also wish to thank you Further we also wish to thank you for your constructive feedback and we will be taking...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017

From start to finish, our stay at the Ark was magnificent. The wonderful setting,with beautiful views,to the comfort of this treehouse boutique hotel and above all, the food and hospitality of the staff really sets the Ark apart. We simply ran out of great things...More

Thank Steve N
Response from TheArk_SriLanka1, Manager at The ArkResponded 30 December 2017

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for taking the time to review The Ark and we are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay with us. As always we are committed to maintaining our reputation and will continue to offer the very best to our guests. We...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

I would say the best couple hotel I have been in Sri Lanka. Nestled in a rubber tea plantation, and you get all villa for yourselves with the swimming pool. Isolated area and you will have plenty of freedom and beautiful settings to have a...More

Thank IshankaSampath
Response from TheArk_SriLanka1, Manager at The ArkResponded 28 December 2017

Dear Sir, Greetings from The Ark! Thank you for your valued feedback and we are pleased to learn that your stay with us was a memorable one. Our best wishes to you and we hope to welcome you back in future! Thank you.

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Free Parking
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Price range
US$250 - US$300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$250 - US$300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Cloudy with mild rains to keep the place nice and cool... Though, best to google 'Weather in Mathugama' to get the exact forecast during the time you are planning to visit. Its an amazing place to visit..!
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"The room attached to main building is best with view"
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"Place is ideal for a couple, although they can accommodate more, the other 2 rooms do not have much of a view."
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"Advisable to Use 4WD vehicle/Jeep/Car with good ground clearance when reaching to this place."
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"Make sure you get a car that can climb."
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