Habarana|0.8km from downtownThe idea is lovely, and the rooms looked very sweet, however the execution was not done well. I would not recommend this place. We read the other reviews about insects and thought that they were just complaining obviously you’re in nature that’s part of it all. We had 2 rooms (4 adults travelling together) both rooms had ants in the bathroom. Sitting around the restaurant there were swarms of mosquitos. The second night we went out for dinner and sat outside and not a single mosquito. Our entire trip we’ve barely seen a mosquito, but this place we left covered in bites. The restaurant was the biggest disappointment. We went to have a drink and we were told we weren’t allowed to sit in the restaurant with chairs, we had to sit on the stone bench, and look at the restaurant (which the did nothing in during the time we were consigned to the stone bench until we were allowed to sit on the restaurant chairs). The drinks selection is very limited, not unexpected though given the size of the place. While we were injuring our poor little bottoms on the stone bench we were contemplating going elsewhere for dinner. I am vegan and there didn’t seem to be too many easy options available. The manager came to talk about dinner, he suggested they could make some fried rice for me, which is great, I always appreciate when a place is happy to adjust and cater for me. They made a buffet style dinner for the 4 of us. Which consisted of a clear soup broth, and then fried rice, the others had egg as well. Some cold pasta and some cold boiled vegetables. For this we paid 9000 rupees. We went to the Cinnamon lodge the next night and had much better food for less than that (and some amazing cocktails) Breakfast was stale toast, for some reason stale garlic bread as well (I got a little shock when I bit into that with my jam on it). They did make eggs on request and brought us some cereal. The service was lacklustre. Other than the lovely security guard who greeted us every time we passed. It felt that we were being very annoying each time we asked for something, and it was frequently difficult to get a waiters attention even though we were the only people there. The idea is nice, but it’s so poorly executed the experience is a long way from what anyone would hope for from a boutique hotel. The cinnamon lodge might be a chain, but the staff were lovely, the grounds are beautiful, the food and ambience are great. The cost is similar, I would absolutely stay there in preference to the other corner.