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Giritale Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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Bologna, Italy
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87 reviews 87 reviews
26 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stay 2 nights in Giritale hotel and when we arrived we choose the deluxe room which are bigger and with a bigger bathroom. The furniture were quite old either in our deluxe room than in the standard room (they have shown us the standard). The shower has the curtain so it wasn't very nice to have a shower!! The... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel has an excellent view of the Giritale tank from almost every part of the hotel. Friendly and helpful staff Rooms, especially the deluxe rooms, are very good; and so are the bathrooms - very clean and well kept. Breakfast and dinner are quite with a variety of Sri Lankan dishes. But lunch is nothing much, although everything that... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We travelled around Sri Lanka and this was the best of all hotels we visited. The view from the rooms is breathtaking (we could see an elephant across the water). Room was clean and bathroom was also good! The staff is very friendly and really are interested in you. The food is buffet with live cooking. A lot of choice... More

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

It has the best view of Girithale lake. You will be enjoyed calm, peaceful and beautiful surrounding. We were there for one night. At the pool, night view is very beautiful. Staff was very friendly and had a delicious dinner & breakfast. If you want to relax you must try this one.....

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a very restful location overlooking the lake. Good service, reliable wifi (free in lobby area) and all the conveniences. The rooms are well appointed and the buffet is fresh with a wide selection. Had a small difficulty with the shower drain, but otherwise everything was fine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

we stayed one night with my family Hotel view is fantastic Manager and staff very friendly foods also very tasty rooms clean and good .we really enjoyed .nice swimming pool room rates very reasonable. value for money

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Upon checking out the staff claimed I hadn't paid despite me having an online receipt (which they accepted was correct) saying I had. The manager's suggested solution was for me to pay again, which I countered with a proposal to call the police. Amazingly once I told him this he realised that I had in fact paid already. Its not... More

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Kumudu J, Front Office Manager at Giritale Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying at the Giritale hotel and for the comment in TripAdvisor. We regret to note you did not have a pleasant stay at our hotel and apologize sincerely for the inconveniences caused to you. In the meantime, we assure you that are looking into the mentioned issues and will take corrective action. It was very... More

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Gampaha, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

What a view to Girithale tank from this hotel. when you go to their restaurant and swimming pool area you can see the tank directly. spend time in evenings there is superb. rooms are too small with very basic facilities. swimming pool is also too small. their foods are really good and always has a good Sri Lankan flavor for... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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119 reviews 119 reviews
23 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We stayed three nights here and couldn't fault anything about the hotel. The food was great, the rooms great, the staff very friendly and helpful and the views fabulous! A great base for attractions like the Dambulla Cave Complex and Lions Rock. Highly recommended!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We stayed in this hotel for two nights during our tour of Sri Lanka, we found it very relaxing with great views of the mountains. I had a lovely message in the spa ... Would recommend having the Sri Lanka message.

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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*
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