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Giritale Hotel

3.0 of 5 Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
49 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

Pros Beautiful view of lake from veranda and our room Clean room Tasty breakfast Special touch - they arrange your table and put the flag of your country of origin on your table Helpful staff Spacious room Cons Bathroom tired and Needs updating

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is located in amazing location.It has facing to Girithale Tank with amazing view.we had our booking in very last minute and got a big room even though its located corner of the hotel.Rooms and bathrooms are clean,but little old looking.staff are very helpful and friendly.all are smiling.we felt so relax and highly recommended who need relax and calm place... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed an inspirational stay at this hotel! The sunset, sunrise and full moon views over the picturesque lake were absolutely breathtaking! Our hotel room was a charming 80's mountain chalet style of architecture with timber lined walls and cathedral ceilings. It was on the top level and had sensational views from the original timber framed windows (we witnessed an... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is good. You cannot expect five star facilities. But really worth for money. Lovely surrounding. Nice place to relax. Food is good. Lot of varieties. There are several places you can visit. Jungle safari is one of the popular activity. You can watch wild elephants. If you lucky enough you can see the leopard. But only if you are... More 

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Gampaha, Sri Lanka
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Me and my husband stayed at Hotel Giritale two days. Though it is a small hotel, very clean and pleasant. the lake view and the surrounding is amazing. The hotel staff is very friendly. Very delicious foods. It is worth for a second visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

I would definitely come back to Sri Lanka- I have never had such helpful and kind hosts anywhere else! Amazing food even to the fussiest of eaters like myself!! The views and the Fresh Lime Juice top of an already amazing stay!

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London, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Stayed for 2 nights as part of a group. It is set in magnificent grounds with beautiful views to the lake. The buffet style food was boring but the staff helpful. There is Wifi available in the terrace reception area, Rooms are a little dated but stunning views compensate for this Within the grounds kis a spa with fantastic Ayuravedic... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I've been meaning to do a review on this hotel for a long while. Our stay was in early July 2014. The hotel was a good place to wind down after a full day of activities outside in the sun. The hotel overlooks Giritale reservoir which is quite picturesque. The staff were friendly but I remember not seeing a single... More 

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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I stayed in many hotels in Sri Lanka and this is one of only two that I would return to. Mainly for the view! Gorgeous. Looking out from the mountainside over a lake, hills and sky. No nightlife, no museums, no shopping, no restaurants, no kids activities. A great location for daytrips to the many nearby cultural sites and nature... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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66 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Good room, good service, magnificent view and magnificent jungle noise after a big storm. Dinner very average as was the breakfast. Wifi OK, but slow, in the lounge area, but had to be paid if you wanted to connect in the rooms. Would we stay again? Yes

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Address: Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Polonnaruwa > Giritale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Giritale Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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