Habarana Village, a reliable 4-star option in Sri Lanka's cultural triangle, is set on an acre of tree-lined garden edged by a serene lake that brings nature right to the doorstep. Numerous species of birds and butterflies, monitor lizards, monkeys and rock squirrels can be spotted hovering on the tree tops. A confident hotel in peaceful surroundings that successfully absorbs a regular inflow of tourists exploring the ancient sites of the Cultural Triangle.
Habarana Village by Cinnamon's 108 village-style dwellings consist of superior rooms, deluxe rooms and two exclusive suites. The spacious rooms open out to private verandahs overlooking the lake or garden. Ensuite bathrooms have h/w showers. Rooms are furnished with king-size four-poster beds. In-room facilities include a/c, overhead fans, IDD telephone, mini-bar, satellite TV, coffee/tea facility, and electronic safe.
Superior Rooms: The 94 superior rooms have garden views and furnished with comfortable four poster beds. The toilets have showers with hot and cold water.
Deluxe Rooms: The 12 deluxe rooms are more spacious and ideally located overlooking the vast gardens and the serene lake beyond. These luxurious rooms are furnished with king-sized four poster beds. In addition to the facilities described above, the deluxe rooms also have DVD facilities. The spacious toilets have an open shower area with rain showers and bathtub.
Eagle Lodge: A luxurious suite king size four-poster bed and additional large sitting area. The elegant bathroom is fitted with a Jacuzzi and rainwater shower.
Kingfisher Lodge: The exclusive and luxurious Kingfisher Lodge is the pride of Habarana Village by Cinnamon. Located in a secluded spot at the edge of the lake, this private and utterly romantic suite, with spacious lounging, sleeping and dining areas overlooking the lake, lets you enjoy the surrounding wilderness and rural village life at your pace. Special room service, in-room dining facilities and romantic dinners outside by the lake are all part of the Kingfisher Lodge experience.
The main restaurant overlooking the swimming pool, serves a mix of Sri Lankan and international cuisine buffet style. There is also an a la carte menu for guests to choose from. The Lounge Bar serves local and imported spirits, cocktails, and fruit juices. Relax by the three-tiered infinity pool set amidst tropical gardens with spectacular views of the lake. Other hotel facilities include a tennis court, chess hut, jungle gym and jogging track along the lake and through the wilderness, and conference facilities with audio/visual equipment and internet access.
Why We Like It
The spacious grounds down to the lake add a feeling of grandeur to a trusty mid-range hotel.
This four-star hotel sits alongside a tranquil lake in the village of Habarana in the centre of the Cultural Triangle. Habarana is a four-hour drive from Colombo and less than three hours to Kandy.
Location: Habarana, Cultural Triangle
Style: Mid-Range Hotel
No. of Rooms: 108
Key Features: Lakeside setting; swimming pool; restaurant; bar; gym