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Overview of Royal Tusker Udawalawa

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Individually decorated, desk, blackout curtains, soundproofing
Individually decorated, desk, blackout curtains, soundproofing
Individually decorated, desk, blackout curtains, soundproofing
Room Amenity

Royal Tusker Udawalawa

3 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationUdawalawe National Park1 min walk
    Popular LocationUdawalawe Reservoir15 min walk
    Popular LocationUdawalawa Elephant Orphanage6 min drive
    AirportHambantota (HRI-Mattala Rajapaksa Intl.)83 min drive

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Family Suite

  • 33 sq m
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Single Bed

Standard Room

  • 32 sq m
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds OR 1 Double Bed

Deluxe Room

  • 28 sq m
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds OR 1 Double Bed

About this area


Royal Tusker Udawalawa is located in Sevanagala. Udawalawa Elephant Orphanage is a local attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Udawalawe National Park and Udawalawe Reservoir.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Udawalawe National Park - 1 min walk
  • Udawalawe Reservoir - 15 min walk
  • Udawalawa Elephant Orphanage - 6 min drive
  • Maduwanwela Walawwa - 40 min drive
  • Mau Ara Lake - 40 min drive


  • Lalo's Clock Inn - 6 min drive
  • Athgira - 6 min drive
  • Ice Burge restaurant - 9 min drive

About this property

Royal Tusker Udawalawa

3-star hotel, walk to Udawalawe National Park
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a snack bar/deli and 24-hour room service. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, a garden and barbecues are on-site. All 12 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like fridges and coffee makers.
Royal Tusker Udawalawa offers 12 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with free newspapers and complimentary bottles of water. Rooms open to balconies. This individually decorated accommodation includes desks. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Sevanagala hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 5:30 AM–10:00 AM: USD 8 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 24-hour room service

Family friendly

  • Fridge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Balcony


  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Individually decorated
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in time starts at 1:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 10:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: USD 8 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Royal Tusker Udawalawa Hotel Sevanagala
Royal Tusker Udawalawa Hotel
Royal Tusker Udawalawa Sevanagala
Royal Tusker Udawalawa Hotel
Royal Tusker Udawalawa Sevanagala
Royal Tusker Udawalawa Hotel Sevanagala

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Royal Tusker Udawalawa and receive a full refund?
Yes, Royal Tusker Udawalawa offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Royal Tusker Udawalawa cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Royal Tusker Udawalawa pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Royal Tusker Udawalawa?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Royal Tusker Udawalawa?
Check-in begins at 1:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Royal Tusker Udawalawa?
Checkout is at 11:30 AM.
Where is Royal Tusker Udawalawa located?
Situated in Sevanagala, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Udawalawe Reservoir and Udawalawe National Park. Udawalawa Elephant Orphanage and Mau Ara Lake are also within 9 miles (15 km).

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 4 out of 9 reviews
5 - Excellent 44%
Rating 4 - Good. 2 out of 9 reviews
4 - Good 22%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 9 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 9 reviews
2 - Poor 11%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 9 reviews
1 - Terrible 11%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Friendly staff, ok for money, they over charged for safari tour.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Staff & service
Do not recommend staying at this place. After driving 6 hours we arrived at the hotel and were immediately prompted to book a safari instead of taking us to our room as we suggested so we could shower and sort out a plan. After looking around with no success we ordered dinner because there wasn't much around. It was pretty pricey for what we got, cheese sandwich had parmesan cheese with soggy toast. Chicken was alright. As well they charge you an extra service charge to bring the food to your room, which we were not informed... they also order the food in from another hotel. The wifi wouldn't work so they brought a router in our room and it still wouldn't load a page not allowing us to be able to book our next hotel. The safari we booked through the hotel is 1500 rupee more than if you just go down the road 5 minutes and jump in a jeep. Checking out they tried to charge us again for our room that was already paid online along with breakfast. Dont eat the Jube jubes in the fridge someone did not leave them they say it's the mini bar.... Although they hide the list so you dont know until checkout. And it was 300 rupees for them. They also charge for the water so make sure you bring your own. The "free" breakfast is partial egg on soggy toast that tastes like the cheese sandwich from dinner with two mini sausages and included no coffee or tea. As for the room itself, they are big rooms... the A/C almost kept the room chilled.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This property is suitable for a night whilst visiting the national park. Wifi wasn’t fantastic. Staff helpful.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful Property near park entrance
Property is beautiful and really close to the entrance of the park. Outdoor dining area, fish pond, nice lush jungle landscaping. The rooms are clean, modern and spacious. Water is a nice temperature. The staff is really nice and will help arrange tours and transportation for you. Breakfast and dinner are served on the property which is convenient. There are other places near by to eat but they are usually attached to other hotels. And walking at night isn’t recommended due to dark streets, no sidewalks and roaming wildlife. You will see a few ants, mosquitoes, spiders, lizards, etc roaming about...but keep in mind this area is basically a jungle. No way to keep them all out. Doesn’t mean the property is dirty. I spoke to tourists at other nice hotels and they all had the same insects. Giving 3 stars because room 101 where they placed me (solo female) has a window in the bathroom that has views of the stairwell leading to the second floor. The window is high up in the ceiling and isn’t covered. Anyone walking down those stairs can see into the bathroom while you are showering or at the sink. I pointed it out to the manager and I have a feeling he knew that window was exposed and hasn’t done anything about it. He said he would put black paper up, but why it wasn’t done before I don’t know. I don’t think the other rooms have this issue.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Charming hotel near Uda Walawe
Staff was incredibly nice and helpful! The hotel is very nice and we really liked the room: really spacious, air conditioned, big balcony, decor is nice and modern, really nice bathroom with hot water, bed really comfortable. We had dinner there and the food was really nice. They had a couple of bikes that we're available to use for free to explore the area and the staff then helped us arrange a safari for the next morning - they also packed some breakfast to take with us! The hotel is really close to the entrance to Uda Walawe National Park so it's a great place to stay of planning on visiting the park. They were building some new rooms on the ground floor when we stayed, so there was a bit of drilling in the afternoon but weren't really disrupted by that and we thought the hotel will look wonderful when it's all done up!
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2018

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