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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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Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were here last September for one night. We booked two rooms on HB basis & overall our experience was good. Rooms & were nice & clean but bathroom quiet small & old shower shower curtains. Breakfast & dinner was good & Staff was very friendly & service was good. The Views was amazing & this is the perfect place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This is a nice hotel in a great location overlooking a picturesque lake with mountains in the background. We arrived to find about 300 people enjoying a very noisy company get together in the grounds. Our driver checked and was assured that the function would be over in an hour. About two hours later, the function finished and the disco... More 

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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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