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Giritale Hotel

Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Service
    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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for two nights last week with the family. Location is mind blowing with an absolutely stunning view of the Giritale tank below, particularly from the lobby and pool areas. Buffet spread was good and tasty and staff at all levels are very friendly and courteous starting from the Resident Manager.Being one of the oldest properties in the area,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutly stunning views over the lake especilly at night during the electrical storms . Great food . Nice rooms and well appointed. Did a safari from here to see the elephants. Very romantic spot. Too good to miss

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is really great, what a great view and special service. The view is from a movie, looks like Africa. Sometimes you see Elifants. The food is fine and the swimmingpool is ok. We also take a ayuverdische massage, what a experience. You must do that!

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

I stayed one night in this property and the only option i liked is the view from the restaurant and the room. Food options were bad with over cooked food. Room does not contain shampoo, you can get it if you ask from the front desk. They need to take care of their cleanliness because rooms looks damp. good for... More 

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

Had a week end with my family at Hotel Giritale on 20th June 2015 to 22nd June 2015. Enjoyed thier excellence service and Foods. Stunning view of the lake took away my heart and mind.One of the best hotel poperty to enjoy the best of nature and lake Giritale. Room was very spacious and staff was very supportive and cordial.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Its location at the top of a hill overlooking the Giritale Tank is the main attraction of this hotel. The Giritale Tank reminded me of Halong Bay in Vietnam; instead of bare rocks this tank had green hills. It is one of the most beautiful lakes in Sri Lanka, surrounded by more hills covered with green foliage. The hotel itself... More 

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Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We Stayed in this hotel last September 2014 & the room was conformable & the view was amazing. Food was ok & the staff were friendly & service was good. We enjoyed our stay in this hotel & I would highly recommend this hotel.

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Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This hotel is located top of the Giritale tank, which is good view of sun set. You can see nice sunset at every evenings from the open area and the pool. All the rooms are very quiet and clean. However, it is good if you could reserve a room on down stair which start from room no.100. those rooms has... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Nice, quiet place to relax with a panoramic view of the Giritale Tank. Best time to visit for me is from January to May. You must visit the not so famous places such as Madirigiriya & Somawathi Chaitiya.

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I absolutely loved my stay at this hotel. Secluded up a driveway with lush vegetation to arrive at an large open foyer with lots of seating. Past the interior pond onto the terrace with jaw dropping views over the lake. Delightful to spend time on this terrace on the comfortable seating watching the drama of the sunset or sunrise. My... More 

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