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Located in Udawalawe, 12 km from Udawalawe National Park, Eliyanth Udawalawe provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. Featuring a tour desk, this property also provides guests with a restaurant. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi. At the resort every room is equipped with air conditioning, a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen, towels and a balcony with a garden view. Eliyanth Udawalawe features certain rooms with mountain views, and all rooms come with a kettle. All units will provide guests with a fridge. Breakfast is available daily, and includes continental, Asian and vegetarian options. The area is popular for hiking, and car hire is available at the accommodation. The nearest airport is Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, 50 km from Eliyanth Udawalawe.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Eliyanth Udawalawe has been welcoming guests since 25 Jul 2016.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Asian

Free private parking available on-site



Open-air bath

Badminton equipment

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Room type
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Udawalawe
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  • Dominik
    Great location, just next to river, you could hear only the forrest. . Very clean. Best juce for start of the breakfast. Pool, clean and pretty big. I was really happy of this hotel and service they provide. Very nice people. We've been family...
  • Ainara
    We loved the room (even nicer than in the pictures). The staff were very kind and super helpful and they organised a great safari! Would really recommend it.
  • Terence
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location for the elephants. Excellent value for money with very friendly staff
  • Matthew
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The staff here were so helpful, they organised a day tour of Udawalawe National Park and were on hand to help us with anything that we needed. The room was very nice and comfortable too!
  • Nityanand
    Property is beautifully built with lot of greeneries and a swimming pool. Family Room size is big with balcony. Toilet was clean and big. Cook Thilina served us some tasty food and care taker Dinusha ensured we had a comfortable stay. Both staff...
  • Niclas
    Friendly staff, showed us the transit home for baby elephants, shuttle service included- really astonishing/amazing. We had a safari to the national park organized by the hostel, too. Easy, inexpensive and familiar.
  • Simran
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great place to stay, really cool chalet type room! There's a pool too. The staff were very accommodating, made us dinner fresh when we checked in at 10pm! Also a great in house safari all organised for you. Super clean rooms !
  • Elisabeth
    nice host, super Safari guy - don’t pre book a safari somewhere else before. the accommodation has its own truck and really competent driver.
  • Harshana
    Sri LankaSri Lanka
    Very good location close to the Udawalawa National Park. Beautiful surrounding as the property is bordered to a river.
  • Ana
    We came to Udawalawe for the Elephant safari. We were surprised with this place. The pool and the garden give the jungle vibes, and it has a clean and simple design. The staff told us we were the first guests in a long time and they did their best...

Property questions and answers
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  • hi is your restaurant open to non residents for dinner tonight ?

    Yes ..The Restaurant is opened for NON RESIDENTS too. Thanks
    Answered on 20 February 2023
  • Hi how much you charge for safari ? Thanks

    Hi. It depends on how many People in the group and the duration of the safari tour. thanks
    Answered on 22 February 2022
  • Is this on halfboard basis?

    I'm afraid No. Rates are given on BB basis. Tnks Eliyanth
    Answered on 25 December 2021

Property surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Modern • Romantic

Resort facilities of Eliyanth Udawalawe
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Walking tours
  • Badminton equipment
  • Hiking
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Indoor play area
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Soundproofing
  • Private entrance
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Open-air bath
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

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From 14:00 to 15:00


From 11:00 to 12:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 12 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.

The fine print

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Eliyanth Udawalawe

  • Guests staying at Eliyanth Udawalawe can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Asian

  • Eliyanth Udawalawe has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at Eliyanth Udawalawe include:

    • Double
    • Family
    • Twin

  • The prices at Eliyanth Udawalawe may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Eliyanth Udawalawe offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Badminton equipment
    • Walking tours
    • Open-air bath
    • Swimming Pool

  • Check-in at Eliyanth Udawalawe is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Eliyanth Udawalawe is 2.1 miles from the centre of Udawalawe. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, Eliyanth Udawalawe is popular with guests booking family stays.