We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Kalu's Hideaway

    Walawegama | Udawalawe, Uda Walawe National Park 00300, Sri Lanka
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Lock in the lowest price from our partners
          US$68
          View Deal
          Traveller (339)
          Room & Suite (95)
          Pool & Beach (34)
          The Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort
          763 reviews
          #4 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Uda Walawe National Park
           
          Elephant Trails
          172 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Uda Walawe National Park
           
          Silent Bungalow
          107 reviews
          #1 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Uda Walawe National Park
           
          Mahoora Tented Safari Camp - Udawalawe
          115 reviews
          #5 of 33 Speciality lodging in Uda Walawe National Park
           
          Overview
          • Excellent45%
          • Very good33%
          • Average15%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible2%
          Travellers talk about
          “main building” (17 reviews)
          “sri lanka” (77 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Room Service
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Multilingual Staff
          Spa
          Laundry Service
          Private Balcony
          3.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          The Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort
          763 reviews
          #4 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Uda Walawe National Park
           
          Elephant Trails
          172 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Uda Walawe National Park
           
          Silent Bungalow
          107 reviews
          #1 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Uda Walawe National Park
           
          Mahoora Tented Safari Camp - Udawalawe
          115 reviews
          #5 of 33 Speciality lodging in Uda Walawe National Park
           
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
          Rooms
          9 Jul10 Jul
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 2 partner sites to see rooms from US$68.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Uda Walawe National Park hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "6e9de1f8d8004232b70b535641c14caf", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":655805,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[52875352],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":9,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":10,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":68,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"6e9de1f8d8004232b70b535641c14caf","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":68,"lowestMetaPrice":68,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":68,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":68,"lowestMetaPrice":68,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":68,"hotelName":"Kalu's Hideaway","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjZlOWRlMWY4ZDgwMDQyMzJiNzBiNTM1NjQxYzE0Y2FmIiwiQUlLIjoiNGUzMDVhOTNjYjU2NDRkZDhkZDUzYjA3MTZkM2NkMDIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "09/07/2017", "checkOut": "10/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$68", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"52875352":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (553)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language

          1 - 5 of 441 reviews

          Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

          Really enjoyed staying here. Very family friendly, nice food and relaxing atmosphere. Run by a cricketer so lots of memorabilia around. I'd bring the family back here next time. Really comfortable room and easy access to safaris. Toiletries were perfect, wide range of options at...More

          Thank nhr72
          Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

          We loved this place. Only 16 rooms, infinity pool, gardens, river adjacent, plenty of bird life Quiet and peaceful. Close to the elephant reserve and the elephant transit home Small, but perfectly adequate buffet Brilliant room on the top floor with a treetop view of...More

          2  Thank SolihullBob
          Response from Bandara J, Manager at Kalu's HideawayResponded 21 May 2017

          Dear Guest, We highly appreciate your review of the kalus hideaway udawalawe. We are simply delighted to note that you have enjoyed your stay and sincerely thank you for your words of praise on our staff, services and facilities. We continue to be committed to...More

          Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

          Passed a few days at Kalu's place. The setting was excellent, the design of the buildings so well in keeping with the surroundings. Great service. And one special word for the food; fantastic. So good took time to meet the man behind the wonderful local...More

          Thank LusakaWhale
          Response from Bandara J, Manager at Kalu's HideawayResponded 21 May 2017

          Dear Guest, We highly appreciate your review of the kalus hideaway udawalawe. We are simply delighted to note that you have enjoyed your stay and sincerely thank you for your words of praise on our staff, services and facilities. We continue to be committed to...More

          Reviewed 1 May 2017

          This is the second time we stayed at Kalu's, because of its charm. Once you are in you can only hear the nature. The kids love the stream flowing by the hotel. Good service and food is ok. The service standard is maintained every time.

          Thank Ranesh J
          Reviewed 30 April 2017

          We stayed here during out Sri Lanka Tour and it wasn't the best of our hotels but the staff were lovely and so were the rooms. I felt the food could have been better as it really let the place down. Most of the hotels...More

          Thank Mummymodestep
          Response from Bandara J, Manager at Kalu's HideawayResponded 21 May 2017

          Dear Guest, We highly appreciate your review of the kalus hideaway udawalawe. We are simply delighted to note that you have enjoyed your stay and sincerely thank you for your words of praise on our staff, services and facilities. We continue to be committed to...More

          The Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort
          763 reviews
          #4 of 23 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Uda Walawe National Park
           
          Elephant Trails
          172 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Uda Walawe National Park
           
          Silent Bungalow
          107 reviews
          #1 of 23 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Uda Walawe National Park
           
          Mahoora Tented Safari Camp - Udawalawe
          115 reviews
          #5 of 33 Speciality lodging in Uda Walawe National Park
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Room Service
          • Free Internet
          • Spa
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room Service
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$72 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 14
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Kalu's Hideaway reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • Sri Lanka >
          • Uda Walawe National Park
          • Also Known As
          • Kalu`s Hideaway Hotel Uda Walawe National Park
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (339)
          Room & Suite (95)
          Pool & Beach (34)
          Dining (22)
          Hotel & Grounds (242)
          Bathroom (9)
          Family and Play Areas (3)
          Nearby
          Green View Safari Resort
          19 reviews
          3.78 km away
           
          Eliyanth Udawalawa Hotel
          22 reviews
          1.38 km away
           
          Elephant Trails
          172 reviews
          3.79 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          River Garden
          10 reviews
          34.73 km away
          Oceanfront @ Buckingham Place
          61 reviews
          41.15 km away
          Sera
          18 reviews
          41.52 km away
          Hotel Athgira & Restaurant
          11 reviews
          3.56 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Udawalawe Nationalpark Elefant Trail
          116 reviews
          3.69 km away
          Udawalawa Elephant Orphanage
          81 reviews
          3.47 km away
          Elephant Transit Home
          375 reviews
          3.49 km away
          Walawe Safari - Day Tours
          17 reviews
          3.16 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          sj112
          Hi. I have contacted you through the link on your website twice, about booking a safari on 12th December during our stay but you have not responded. Is there another email address I can use to discuss this please?
          19 November 2016|
          Answer Show all 6 answers
          Response from Mal_Ira_Vin | Reviewed this property |
          I'm really sorry...I have missed your note...yes you can contact me on my gmail. I hope I'm not too late on responding...and will be glad to help you in anyway possible
          0
          Votes
          xulon
          Hi, Does Kalu Hideaway provide accomodation for drivers? Thank you
          27 June 2016|
          Answer
          Response from JulieH6061 | Reviewed this property |
          Yes they do provide driver accommodation but it is sometimes best to phone ahead and check they have some available as they can get very busy at times.
          1
          Vote
          Room Tips
          "We had a chalet which is excellent and among the trees."
          Read review
          "All the rooms seemed nice."
          Read review
          "Chalet 1 was brilliant"
          Read review
          "Rooms on the upper floor for example number 115"
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing