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The Royal Lotus

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Giritale, Sri Lanka
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The Royal Lotus

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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Giritale
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Lepidoptera Winchester, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is situated in a great location overlooking lake, reception areas and pool were good, restaurant was also very good. However, the room was not very well maintained, stained blinds and lampshades, and the standard of decoration was awful - looked like the monkeys had been employed to do it, The concrete table and shoddy wooden cupboards completed the... More

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Geraldton, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a very pleasant situation overlooking a lake. The foyer has been updated and is very impressive. However the rooms have not yet been done and the bathroom in particular could do with a reno job. The buffet breakfast and dinner were excellent.

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Toronto, Canada
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28 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is out of town overlooking the countryside. The swimming pool has a great view but there were no shaded areas and no umbrellas. The soup at dinner was unappetizing and the food was adequate but not great. The air conditioning in our room worked and was not too noisy. However the mattresses were extremely poor quality – you... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only had one night at the Royal Lotus on a touring holiday. The reception area is very spacious and looks quite modern as does the dining room. The staff were helpful and the buffets for dinner and breakfast were very good with plenty of choice. However, the rooms were a disappointment - very tired and need money spent on... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is the waste hotel which i stayed in sri lanka Rooms having a dirty furniture. lack of spots in the furniture Bathroom is very small & very very very old. (not in usable condition) air-conditioners are very noisy & not working properly Staff of the hotel is very friendly & helpfull

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307 reviews 307 reviews
53 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

With a nice swimming pool and views out over a lake, this hotel has the potential to be much better than it is. The rooms haven't been updated for decades and it's a all a bit tired. The food wasn't very inspiring either.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We stayed at this hotel for one night. The location is good because it is in front of Giritale lake. But staff is non friendly at all. Initially, Receptionist is non friendly and lack of concerns for guests. She gave us the wrong room key which is not prepared. Food labelling is not there in the dinner buffet and choices... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

As part of the on the go tour we stayed here. The location of the hotel in amazing, with stunning views. The food in the hotel was a buffet, which was ok, the local cuisine was a lot better than the attempted international food, although there is an option for a la carte. The rooms are very dated and could... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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48 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We stayed here in August 2013 as part of an Exodus tour of Sri Lanka. The hotel is in a good location, but the rooms are a bit tired. It has great potential but is in need of an upgrade. The location is handy for Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya, and we had a lovely bike ride around the area.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

First of all the hotel need a big refurbishment, the rooms and facilities are old. but the loacation and the view is amazing, good food but a limited selections specially beverages.nice view at the pool and limited common areas. .good place to stay when your touring polonnaruwa and anuradhapura

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Also Known As:
The Royal Lotus Hotel
The Royal Lotus Hotel Giritale
Royal Lotus Hotel Polonnaruwa
Royal Lotus
Royal Lotus Polonnaruwa
The Royal Lotus Giritale, Sri Lanka
Address: Giritale, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Polonnaruwa District > Giritale
Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Giritale
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Lotus 3*
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