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Mandara Rosen

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   No 57 Detagamuwa, Kataragama, Sri Lanka, Kataragama, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice hotels with spacious, clean and very comfortable rooms. We did not expect as much, it was very good. Pool is great as well as you can also enjoy the sub marin music that is very nice and fun. Concerning food, this was more mitigated as it is a big hotel for a lot of tourists so the restaurant is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were pre-warned by our tour agent not to expect to much from certain hotels in Sri Lanka particularly those in more remote areas and this definitely made it easier for us to accept the shortcomings of this hotel. The rooms are too large which makes it a tough job for the worn-out air conditioner. Poor lighting throughout the hotel... More

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Muscat, Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was in a convenient location and easily accessible to the Yalla National Park. The rooms set up and structure was good, rooms were spacious and clean, well maintained. Basic amenities were taken care of. Buffet had a good variety with a combination of local and continental spices. Overall a very good experience. Counter staff was friendly and welcoming.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Stayed for 1 night during my vacation in sri lanka, check in was okay smooth and room were big but slight outdated as seems so big room with lack of basic stuff, AC was poor and bed location was odd, bathroom was good instead of room that's odd, food was mess and had way 3 or 4 option to order... More

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Sintra, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I was expecting better from a hotel like this. The rooms are big but it lacks quality and need to be maintained. The restaurant is good. The pool is big but it doesn't looks good - funny water color. NOTE: It's impossible to sleep without air conditioned.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We spent only one night in this hotel during our round trip through Sri Lanka. Everything was fine overall, but there are still some areas where the hotel could make improvements: Why were the beds separated in a couple's room - one thing we didn't understand?! Unfortunately, the electric kettle and the shower door were damaged - the management should... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Our party of 8 - 3 bikkunis, 4 adults and a child drove in from Colombo to Kataragama for a supposedly visit to the holy stupa. We booked in advance for 3 "day use rooms". The whole complex is one of the best in the city - gated and very pleasant drive way - we have great expectations (after viewing... More

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25 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This is and extensive establishment apparently designed by someone with megalomaniac tendencies, lots of fantasy but none whatsoever idea of practicality or comfort. Rooms are not just large; they are huge, more like halls and empty to threadbare. For some reason the best and brightest lighting in the room was above luggage rack, otherwise it was just constant twilight everywhere.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We travel to Katharagama every time we come to Sri Lanka. And we always stay at Rosen! From the time you enter till you leave, the staff are fantastic and helpful. The rooms are always clean and food is fantastic! The spread at breakfast is vast and delicious! The hoppers are the best!! Room service is quick and fresh! The... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

++ located close to Yala National Park, staff is very friendly. Rooms are big and clean. - - Pool was dirty, the rooms were dated, beds old. Restaurant is very noisy and our cloths smelled horrible after eating there. Hotel does not meet European standards at all. Hotel organised a game drive for us but unfortunately the driver was didn't... More

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Address: No 57 Detagamuwa, Kataragama, Sri Lanka, Kataragama, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Kataragama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mandara Rosen 3.5*
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