Welcome to a charming resort set in the little town of Habarana, located at the heart of Sri Lanka's world famous cultural triangle of Kandy, Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa. Explore the glorious past of Sri Lanka from a hideaway 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 nearby Sigiriya, the masterpiece of construction that once literally housed a palace in the sky. Or find yourself in our forested grounds. Marvel at the splendid golden rock temple at Dambulla. Re-discover Polonnaruwa the ancient ruined city. Meditate beneath the Bo tree at Anuradhapura, the first kingdom of the island. Ride an elephant or trail one of the 138 species of birds that have been identified here. Feed the resident squirrels, so tame they will eat out of your hands. Experience comfort that feels like home.
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Wander down meandering forested paths to your very own chalet. Discover tranquility in the midst of lush greenery. Luxuriate in an exquisite combination of old traditions and modern comfort and experience comfort that feels like home.
All our 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. Relax in a lounge chair as you drink in the beauty of the water lilies in the lake. Order a soft goose down feather pillow 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 our rooms and suites feature the following services and amenities:
Air conditioning with individual temperature controls
IDD telephone and flat screen television with satellite channels to keep you in touch with the world outside
Traditional interiors in earthy colours, with timber and rattan finished Berger master furniture
Verandah/easy chairs and a coffee table outside on the terrace
Minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, and bottled drinking water, for your convenience
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
Aroma oil burner
In-room safe to provide security to your personal belongings
Complimentary local newspaper on request
A choice of pillow from our special pillow menu
63 Deluxe Rooms overlook the scenic flora and fauna of the Lodge grounds. Spacious and comfortable, they boast of terracotta and timber floors, and have a bedroom with an elevated bed and living room area, DVD player with inbuilt radio, and sun loungers. The stylish bathrooms feature a bathtub and separate shower area.
A Private Butler service and in-room spa treatments are available on request.
68 Superior Rooms overlook the lush vegetation of the lodge grounds. Spacious and comfortable, they have a bedroom with living room area, and feature bathrooms with a large shower area.
The pride of Cinnamon Lodge, our two newly-created Superior Suites and the four Deluxe Suites Ebony, Ivy, Cedar and Satin - offer beautiful views of the gardens and the Habarana Lake. Furnished with rare local crafts, they have elegant floors and custom-made furniture. The Superior Suites are luxuriously spacious, consisting of one bedroom and equipped with all amenities of a Deluxe Suite.
The Deluxe Suites are complete self-contained units which take up both the ground and first floor levels of a 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 en-suite DVD player with inbuilt radio, or catch up with your favourite serial on a flat screen TV. Laze on the sun lounger or lie-low as you sip a cup of frothy espresso coffee made as-you-like-it in your en-suite espresso machine.
A Private Butler service is available, round the clock, and in-room spa treatments and in-villa dining can be arranged on request.
A morning swim, an evening jog or a bicycle-ride in our grounds with just Nature for company... we offer you ample opportunities to energize your day. Go on a safari to encounter magnificent tuskers and migrating wings. Or set up your easel and paint a pretty picture. Start on your own magnum opus. Culture trips, picnics, safaris, balloon rides... we'll arrange them all for you.
Spend your day indulging in simple pleasures, or indulge in the pleasure of doing nothing at all.
The spa creates an extraordinarily magical atmosphere and the soft, serene music enhances that already peaceful ambiance, making you want to linger here as long as possible. Our Spa is unique which bestows you with the most beautiful and comfortable feeling that you always yearn to sense that gushes forth from the miraculous hands of the therapists.
Our treatments are:
Body Scrubs and Wraps
Manicure and Pedicure
Packages specially designed for you
We invite you to come and experience a feeling you have never felt before.
An energizing morning dip, a relaxing pre-dinner plunge, fun and frolic all day long... has a more pleasant form of exercise or de-stressing than a swim ever been invented? Our large, uniquely designed swimming pool, abutting the Ehala and Lotus restaurants, has an adjoining shallow pool for children. Grab your swimsuit and jump right in. Or order a drink from the Tusker's Bar nearby, and catch up on your reading or sunbathing. Barbecue nights by the poolside can be arranged on request.
Take in a game of tennis, go for a jog, sweat it out on our badminton court... you don't have to give up your sporting habits at the Cinnamon Lodge! For those who would rather exercise their minds, there's backgammon and chess.
Curl up with a thriller or murder mystery from our collection of English, French or German novels, or try to identify the bird you saw outside your bedroom window in G.M Hearey's “Birds of Sri Lanka”. The library is part of our Ebony Lounge, so order yourself a snack or drink as you unravel the mystery.
Can you imagine coming back from a holiday without doing any shopping? We can't either. Our gift shop offers you a wide range of superbly crafted souvenirs for friends and family back home. Choose from wooden carvings, textiles, quality clothing, leather items, spices, and knick knacks from the neighboring villages.
Away in the jungle doesn't mean you need to be out of touch with your office. Our computer facilities and Internet access keep you connected, while every kind of secretarial assistance, from photocopying to typing and faxing, is provided 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 to it feast full of preparations - whenever, where ever, whatever - beckons.
The Cinnamon Lodge is an excellent base to explore Sri Lanka's rich cultural heritage, situated as it is in the heart of the Cultural Triangle. The royal and sacred cities of Anuradhapura and Kandy, the cave temples of Dambulla, the rock fortress ruins at Sigiriya... all are a convenient drive away from Habarana.
PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Products & Services :A/C with individual temperature controls, IDD telephone, Flat screen television with satellite channels, Minibar, Tea and coffee making facilities, Verandah/easy chairs and a coffee table outside on the terrace, 24-hour room service, 24 hours hot & cold water, Writing desk and stationery folder, Azmaara spa, Swimming pool, Library and Gift shop.
Normal Check-in Time is 12.00 noon and Check-Out time is 11.00 a.m. Earlier Check-in Time or later Check-out time could be requested on a case by case basis and the hotel may agree depending on availability.