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Mandara Rosen

No 57 Detagamuwa, Kataragama, Sri Lanka, Kataragama, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Gehanweerasinghe New Jersey USA
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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New Jersey USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great hotel with oversize rooms that are extremely clean and well appointed.Efficient staff. Great food but sad that we could not savor the wonderful breakfast Buffet we had enjoyed on our previous visits to this hotel . Restaurant service is very good and accommodating.Food was good with generous portions with a creative flare. The pool was very clean . Very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was booked by our tour operator and would not have been our choice, it felt large and impersonal. The rooms were large, if anything rather too large with very high ceilings which gave it a rather cavernous feel. We had arrived unknowingly at the time of one of the huge religious festivals in Kataragama. This meant no alcohol... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located at the foothills of Kataragama's mountains and is walking distance from the main temple. The grounds of the hotel is spacious as well as the interior, particularly the rooms. The vegetarian selection for breakfast, lunch and dinner was good; with some room for improvement. Location of rooms is slightly afar from reception, particularly troublesome for guests with disabilities.

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colchester uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice hotel for a 2 night stopover on our tour of Sri Lanka. Twenty minutes to one of the entrances to Yala NP. Very large room and bathroom, very clean, although the towel rail in the shower is set rather high! Very nice pool, lovely temperature, pool towels provided. Odd that you have to go outside from the reception to... More 

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Mandara Rosen as part of a tour of Sri Lanka. Our room was very large, spacious and clean. The pool area was nice and the pool a good temperature with clean towels. Wifi in reception area only and very poor - kicking you off after a few minutes. Food in the restaurant was not would you would... More 

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Mandararesort, Manager at Mandara Rosen, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your constructive criticism and surprised to hear that there was a rat in the restaurant. We have not had any incidents of rats in our restaurant for we have very strict and regular pest controlling measures in place and guarantees from our service providers. We agree that we experience wifi access disruptions in Kataragama... More 

Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a very nice hotel with large rooms and a private outside sitting area for all ground floor rooms. The hotel offers free Wi Fi in the lobby area. The rooms are fairly large and spacious. The restaurant offers a good selection of food. But they do not offer much of the traditional Sri Lankan cuisine. The only issue... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I have been there with my wife on saturday night 30th May. It was an unplanned visit to katharagama after attended to my best friends wedding in balangoda. We have selected the hotel when we are on our way to katharagama . Few words to express my feelings about it. nice place, very friendly staff & most importantly awsom/tasty food... More 

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Mandararesort, Manager at Mandara Rosen, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Isuru Thank you for visiting our hotel with your family and for the lovely comments stated on TripAdvisor. We trust that you would share this with your friends and colleagues. Hope to see you again at Mandara Rosen. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Mr Toothbrush is back - almost to the exact date - one year later, right after Vesak. This time for 2 rooms x 2 nights - 3 bedders in each room. They just add another bed in the room. So what has changed ? The Check-in was quick - they did not give me any grief this time about the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

An impressive modern hotel near the Yala National Park. The entrance and lobby is light and airy with lots of glass and check in quick. My room was upstairs( there is two levels of Accomodation) at the back so a very long walk but the benefit of a balcony overlooking the garden. Loved my large room which had stylish ambience,... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Food is poor. Staff is nice. I have been to this place many times because as a ritual I visit Kataragama every year. Room cleanliness has improved. No wifi. Gym is now in working order. Go for rooms in the upper floor.

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Dear Guest, We are working on the wifi issue and will be able to provide the facility throughout the hotel in the near future. It is available in the Lobby and Restaurant areas at present. We will do our best to improve the standards of the hotel. Thank you for your comments. More 

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