4 STAR LODGE | 40 DELUXE ROOMS | 68 SUPERIOR ROOMS
The Cinnamon Lodge is a charming resort set in the little town of Habarana, located at the heart of Sri Lanka’s world famous cultural triangle. The Lodge affords easy access to most of the country’s glorious World Heritage Sites where history, time and tradition meet. Make delightful discoveries in over 27 acres of resplendent beauty, shielded by over 1700 tall trees, surrounded by three nature reserves – Ritigala, Minneriya and Kaudulla. Unearth the endless possibilities of a place where you choose what to do and where you want to do it.
Gaze into Sri Lanka’s fascinating history as you visit the nearby Sigiriya Rock Fortress, the masterpiece of construction that once literally housed a palace in the sky. Marvel at the splendid golden rock temple at Dambulla. Re-discover Polonnaruwa the ancient ruined city close by. Meditate beneath the world’s oldest tree at Anuradhapura and discover majestic temples in the first kingdom of the country. Ride an elephant or relax while bird-spotting one of the 138 species of birds that have been identified on the property. Feed the resident squirrels, so tame they will eat out of your hands.
Picturesque surroundings, nature at her glorious best, ancient heritage sites near by, traditional culture and sheer luxury come together to make the Cinnamon Lodge Habarana, a perfect holiday venue.
Wander down meandering forested paths to your very own chalet. Discover tranquillity in the midst of lush greenery. Luxuriate in an exquisite combination of old traditions and modern comfort while experiencing comfort that feels like home.
All rooms and suites are located on the ground and first floor level of chalets set by the side of a small man-made lake in a layout based on the ancient Ritigala Forest Monastery. The rooms offer perfect relaxation and views of the beautiful water lilies on the lake. The rooms come complete with the small luxuries that make this place worth it, you get soft goose down feather pillows to snuggle into as you sleep, or if you prefer, a contour pillow that supports your head and neck. Make yourself a cup of coffee or raid the mini-bar in your room as you let the serenity of nature soothe you.
All rooms and suites feature the following services and amenities:
- Air conditioning with individual temperature controls
- In-room safe to provide security to your personal belongings
- Traditional interiors in earthy colours, with timber and rattan finished Berger master furniture
- Minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, and bottled drinking water, for your convenience
- IDD telephone and plasma screen with satellite TV to keep you in touch with the world outside
- 24-hour room service
- 24 hours hot and cold running water in the bathroom
- Thoughtful extras like weighing scales, iron and ironing board, digital alarm clock, umbrellas, and a shoe shine set
- Luxury bathroom amenities, hair dryer, bathrobes and bedroom slippers
- Writing desk and stationery folder
- Verandah/easy chairs and a coffee table outside on the terrace
- Aroma oil burner
- Complimentary local newspaper on request
- A choice of pillow from our special pillow menu, fruit bowl or fish bowl
Newly renovated 68 Superior Rooms overlook the lush vegetation of the gardens. Spacious and comfortable, your living space has a bedroom with living room area, and also features ensuite bathrooms with a large shower area.
40 Deluxe Rooms – Spacious and comfortable, the deluxe rooms boast terracotta and timber floors, and have a bedroom with elevated bed and living area, DVD player with inbuilt radio, and sun lounges. The stylish bathrooms feature a bathtub and separate shower area.
The pride of Cinnamon Lodge is four newly-created Suites – Ebony, Ivy, Cedar and Satin – offer beautiful views of the gardens and the Habarana Lake. Furnished with rare local crafts, the rooms have elegant floors and custom-made furniture. Complete self-contained units take up both the ground and first floor levels of your cottage, with an exquisite master bedroom upstairs and a second bedroom downstairs, as well as a lounge and dining area.
The bathroom adjoining the master bedroom features a Jacuzzi, separate shower area, double sinks, and spacious dressing and storage areas for that extra touch of luxury. Watch movies on the DVD/VCD player with inbuilt radio, or catch up with your favourite soap on your plasma screen TV.
A Private Butler service is available, round the clock. There are also in-room spa treatments and in-villa dining can be arranged on request.
A single malt whisky, smooth and mellow – A velvety red wine, fruity and fragrant – A fine cognac, aged to perfection. Cigars – mild, mellow, full-bodied. Home made pastas. Freshly squeezed juices – A Birdwatchers Breakfast, romantic Sunset Cocktails, high tea, barbeque dinners in the garden or on the island adjacent – whenever, wherever, whatever – beckons.
The Cinnamon Lodge has 5 different restaurants serving everything from delicious local cuisine to far-eastern Thai, Chinese and other oriental specialities, while also offering more western pizzas and even fondue Bourguignon.
THINGS TO DO
Royal and sacred cities, colonial strongholds, temple caves and virgin forests – with no fewer than seven World Heritage Sites declared and listed by UNESCO, Sri Lanka is one of Asia’s richest treasure troves of both natural and man-made wonders. Six of these marvels, spanning some 2,500 years of history, are within easy reach of Habarana, making Cinnamon Lodge an excellent base to explore Sri Lanka’s rich cultural heritage.
Products & Services: All A/C rooms with satellite TV, Conference Facility, a spacious open sided restaurant serving Western, Eastern, Chinese & international cuisine with Seafood, Outdoor swimming pool. Tennis, Fishing, Badminton, Indoor games, Jogging track.
Check-in/Check-out Time: Normal Check-in is 12.00 noon and Check-Out is 11.00 a.m. Earlier Check-in or later Check-out time could be requested on a case by case basis and the hotel may agree depending on availability.
Address: Habarana, Sri Lanka
Airport: Colombo International