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The Countryside Udawalawe is located in Udawalawe and features a pool with a view and garden views. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and full-day security, along with free WiFi throughout the property. There is free private parking and the property provides paid airport shuttle service. The bed and breakfast will provide guests with air-conditioned units offering a desk, a kettle, a fridge, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a terrace and a private bathroom with a shower. A patio with an outdoor dining area and pool views is offered in all units. At the bed and breakfast, all units come with bed linen and towels. Guests can relax in the on-site lounge, while packed lunches are also available. For guests with children, the bed and breakfast offers outdoor play equipment. A car rental service is available at The Countryside Udawalawe, while cycling can be enjoyed nearby. Udawalawe National Park is 14 km from the accommodation. The nearest airport is Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, 57 km from The Countryside Udawalawe.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

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

Free private parking available on-site

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Room type
Number of guests
1 double bed
1 single bed
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Joanna
    Poland Poland
    The garden is wondrful with wide variety of fruit trees and flowers; cute squirrels chasing around; the pool is definitely a great adventage of the estate; the staff is wonderful, thoughtful and very considerate; breakfasts are different every day...
  • Joanna
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Exceptionally clean. All staff really attentive and friendly even coped with unusual diet. Food brilliant and authentic.
  • Stacey
    Australia Australia
    Had a great room with a lovely pool just outside the door. Staff were super helpful and organised a Safari for me which was well priced. Dinner and breakfast were good and also very good value for money.
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 4 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.


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Host review score

Easily accessible from any part of the country, The Countryside Udawalawe offers country style hospitality and comfort in tranquil settings. A short drive from Udawalawe national park entrance and & reservoir, Homely Country house has comfortable cottages situated on an acre of tropical garden amidst flowering shrubs and fruit trees that attracts plenty of birds,squirrels and even the occasional monkeys.
UDAWALAWE NATIONAL PARK Udawalawe is an important habitat for water birds and Sri Lankan elephants. It is a popular tourist destination and the third most visited park in the country. Just 5km away from the cottage to park entrance ELEPHANT TRANSIT HOME ( ETH) This home helping to care for the area's injured elephants, is on the main road about 500m from the cottage, supported by Born Free foundation, complex is a halfway house for orphaned elephants MADUWANWELA MANSION The maduwanwela walawwa (Mansion) was first built in the 1700s and it was expanded at times by the Maduwanwela family until 1905 when the final expansion was done by Maduwanwela Maha disawe ( Ceylonese colonial era headman). At its height it had over 121 rooms and 80,000 acres of land surrounding it, at present there are on 47 rooms left, located on in the grounds is a courthouse with seating space for 100 people, furniture and the equipment used for punishments are still present.
Language spoken: English

Property surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine

Facilities of The Countryside Udawalawe
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Pool view
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Children's high chair
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Badminton equipment
  • Cycling
  • Children's playground
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Private entrance
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Languages spoken
  • English

Property practices

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House rules

The Countryside Udawalawe takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 12:00 to 21:00


From 07:30 to 11:30



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 18 years and above will be charged as 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

0+ years
Extra bed upon request
US$8 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

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

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Cash The Countryside Udawalawe accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 06:00.


Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please inform The Countryside Udawalawe in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 06:00:00.

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

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about The Countryside Udawalawe

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

  • The Countryside Udawalawe has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

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

  • The Countryside Udawalawe is 600 yards from the centre of Udawalawe. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Check-in at The Countryside Udawalawe is from 12:00, and check-out is until 11:30.

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

    • Cycling
    • Children's playground
    • Badminton equipment
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Swimming Pool

  • Room options at The Countryside Udawalawe include:

    • Double
    • Triple