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"Upie's Folly" Bungalow Habarana - Rooms to Let
"Upie's Folly" Bungalow Habarana - Rooms to Let
8 guests
4 bedrooms
8 beds
4 private baths
8 guests
4 bedrooms
8 beds
4 private baths

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4 Rooms /attached Bath Rooms Hot/Cold showers.Big garden. Adjacent to Lake.Tranquil surroundings. Common areas of Verandah,Bird Watch Balcony, Dining & Sitting area /Pantry at guests disposal, Garden Sit out.Free Wi Fi. No corkage. Self Catering & Cooking done free of Charge. Facility for meals to be provided.Refrigerator available. Free Drivers lodging & vehicle parking within premises.3 Wild Life Parks/ Town within 15 minutes drive.4 W/D vehicles & Elephant Safaris can be arranged

The space

Rooms 1,2 ( with Cot ) & 3, have 2 single beds in each & could accommodate Additional beds on request.Room 4 has a double bed. Upie's Folly centrally situated to places of tourist interest such as, Sandy Beaches of Trincomalee, Historical & Cultural cities of Sigiriya/Dambulla/Polonnaruwa/Anuradhapura/Namal Uyana Pink Quarts Mountain, Ritigala Hermitage Etc all which could be covered by day trips.Tourists tend to base themselves at Upie's folly for this advantage.

Guest access

Room Guests are entitled to use all common areas of the bungalow. Pantry is at their disposal & no fee is payable for such use. If necessary bungalow Staff can be of assistance free of charge.

Interaction with guests

House Keeping friendly Staff, fluent in English Tamil & Sinhalese, available at site all the time ( 24/7)

Other things to note

Rooms could be made available for Single ,Double or Triple Bookings. Fans in every section of the building.Power supply is 220 V.If necessary Pantry is at the disposal of guests.Fridge available.Washing machine at US $ 5/- per wash. 4W/D Vehicles to park & Back & Safari elephants could be arranged through Bungalow Keeper( with the Guests present )at very nominal (URL HIDDEN) Corkage fee.

Amenities
Kitchen
Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Iron
Prices
Extra people $22 NZD / night after 2 guests
Weekend Price $30 NZD / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 double bed
House Rules
Not suitable for pets
Check-in is anytime after 12PM (noon)
Check out by 10AM

Kitchen Provisions and Personal Liquor requirements could be brought in by Guests.(No Corkage on liquor)
Guests could also use the Pantry. Attire very casual.
Closing time for the day 11.00 pm
Room price up to 2 person US $ 25. Additional person US $ 15/- per night
Laundry & BBQ available at a fee

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - 3 B/Rooms on 1st Floor
Some spaces are shared - Other than the other rooms occupied, rest of the Bungalow & Garden
Cancellations
Safety features
First aid kit
Lock on bedroom door
Availability
1 night minimum stay

13 Reviews

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Devarajan User Profile
July 2017
Totally a private place. We as a family enjoyed the stay without any disturbance and with a good quality food. We are happy that we selected this place for our vacation

Kulani User Profile
April 2017
The village around this house is amazing. It's really closed to the wildlife park. The host was really helpful and gave us really good tips for our travels. The caretaker and his wife took really good care of us too.
Upaka User Profile
Response from Upaka:
Thank you Kulani for spending some time with us. Wish if your stay was longer. Wish you well on your onward journey and " Many Happy Returns on the 3rd May.'Hope to see you on your next visit to Sri Lanka. Regards, Upaka
April 2017

雪平 User Profile
February 2017
The environment is good and room is clean, comfortable, but the breakfast is too expensive. Room is 28 USD and breakfast is 14 USD.
Upaka User Profile
Response from Upaka:
Hello David Re your comment on Breakfast charge of Rs. 2100/- ( US $ 14/-). Though there is provision to order meals from the Bungalow, you had opted to purchase provisions from town with the help of your Driver and the Bungalow Keeper. The purchases had amounted to Rs. 2100/- NOT ONLY FOR BREAKFAST BUT FOR DINNER TOO. These purchases provided you with Dinner , Tea & Breakfast for the two of you + your Driver ( adding up to 6 meals + Tea). Therefore the cost for meals per head per day works out to only US $ 2.34 Re difficulty to locate the place. If the Driver followed directions given, it would not have been difficult.Clear land marks are given in the directions to the Bungalow. Perhaps arriving after dark would not have been helpful to the the Driver. Regards, Upaka
February 2017

Sathyan User Profile
October 2016
Upie's Folly is a beautiful place; everything about it is awesome. The rooms are very spacious with great ventilation and natural light. The food was perfect, especially the fish from the lake. Mr Kumara ensured that we had great time and helped us with the travelling around. I would definitely return to the place. Thank you, Mr Upaka. Cheers!

Emeline User Profile
September 2016
very nice place :D thanks you so much

Saju User Profile
September 2016
Upaka was a great host and they took good care of us. The rooms were clean and the bathrooms were pretty good. The stand out for me was the food this was the best Sri Lankan meal I had during my stay. I couldn't get enough of it. Upaka and his caretaker ensured that we were helped with our travel plans and necessary arrangements were taken care of. Thank you for the help during our stay
Upaka User Profile
Response from Upaka:
Thank you Saju for being with us. Hope your next stay would be longer. Regards, Upaka
September 2016

Melissah User Profile
August 2016
Absolutely stunning and spotlessly clean residence, room had a beautiful overlooking the well kept gardens. Kumar and his wife were so sweet and went out of their way to make sure we had a good experience. The food was great and they even sent us on our way with some extra food for the trip to colombo. Highly recommend a stay here!
Upaka User Profile
Response from Upaka:
Thank you Melissah for your great appreciation of Upie's Folly Holiday Bungalow. We shall be pleased to have you again for a longer stay. Upaka
August 2016

Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri LankaJoined in October 2013
Upaka User Profile

Graduated Trinity College Kandy, Sri Lanka.
Retired Bank Executive. Interested in Cricket , Rugby , Wild life, Camping, Travel
Bachelor , lives at No. 76/2 Anderson Road, Dehiwela and Manages the running of " Upie's Folly " Holiday Bungalow at Habarana , Sri Lanka.Has travelled to India, Singapore, Thailand, Bali of Indonesia, Philippines, Australia, New Zealand,Germany , Austria, Italy, UK, USA & Canada.
Is conversant in Sinhalese and English.Loves to have company to pass the day.
Life Motto - Enjoy every Bonus Day left in life , before it decreases by
every secon

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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