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Giritale Hotel

Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Kerala2014 Colombo, Sri Lanka
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really loved my stay here. The views over the lake are spectacular and the staff are really friendly. I enjoyed the food we ate there as well. Given the price it was probably the best value for money place that we stayed. Would highly recommend.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good hotel to stay. Environment is really nice. Location of hotels is ideal. In front of Giritale tank giving a wonderful scenery. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Meals are tasty. Can recommend to anyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights as part of our honeymoon trip. We were doing a jungle trek around sri lanka for 5 nights. The hotel is pitched on top of a hill with amazing views over Giritale lake. There is wildlife all around the hotel. Signs in the room to close windows because monkeys will be cheeky and come... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The hotel is quite old, you can hear everything your neighbours do, but the view is magnificent. The food and service are quite good. Wifi is free only in the lobby. Nice swimming pool with great view to the lake. There is nothing around, the hotel is very isolated in the middle of the nature. Good value for the money.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Not too much to say about this hotel - staff could do with some customer relations training as the greeting was not the best - the food was 7 out 10 and the rooms where dated - however they were clean and tidy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

First of all I must thank for Mr. Ganesh (Resident manager) and his team for their exceptional service. This location is good for a person who is looking for a calm and quiet place for relaxing for some time. Although this hotel is bit old and required some renovation it still cater to you high quality service. Staff is very... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This hotel is old and is in need of updating to stay in competition with the newer hotels around this area. The only nice thing about this place is the view, which is fantastic. But the rooms are small, the bathroom are small, the food is average to below average. The staff is typical old school. There is nothing to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This hotel has obviously not been updated for many years if ever.. The room looked old with a telly that can only be seen in museums these days. We stayed for two nights and the only toilet accessories we were given was two " teabags " of shampoo and two small pieces of soap . Wifi is only available on... More 

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