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Centauria Tourist Hotel

| New Town, Embilipitiya, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel for three nights in late August. The first thing we noticed was that the place was rather run-down and looked like a mansion. There were stairs leading to the lobby which was rather inconvenient when carrying heavy backpacks. The lobby looked old, but there was plenty of seating as well as free WiFi. The hotel... More

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Centauria Lake R, General Manager at Centauria Tourist Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest , Thank you very much for your valued comments. We highly appreciate our valued guest's comments. These comments will help us to improve our services further. As you have observed the hotel is going under a major refurbishment. We have already finished the refurbishment process in most of the part of the hotel. But unfortunately we could not... More

Utrecht, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We stayed in this hotel for one night before moving on to the southern coast. The room we stayed in was spacious, very modern and clean. No comments there. The lobby looks rather outdated but does have free wifi. The restaurant and bar of this hotel, however, are terrible. Not necessarily in terms of the food and service (had better... More

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Stonehouse, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Stayed for 1 night after visiting Uda Walawe National Park. The steepm steps leading to the reception as previous reviews mention will be an issue for people with mobility issues. The hotel was quite of guests when we stayed. The restaurant is huge and only 2 tables were set for dinner, though only my wife and I dined! The food... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Stayed here on 14th December for one night on full board basis. The room and bathroom were very clean and of a good size. The hotel was quiet except for wedding ceremonies which seem to be a main part of their business. Food was adequate, if unexciting, but this is not an expensive hotel. The dining room is huge and... More

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225 reviews 225 reviews
54 hotel reviews
235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Large room and toilet, clean linen, view over a lake, in situ spa, ample parking, lots of steep steps to climb to get to the reception (!) and basic food would sum up our experience. To be fair, the hotel is under renovation and the usual entrance is closed. There was a faulty plug point in the room which sparked,... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

First of all don’t forget this is a 2 star hotel and I think some of the present reviews forget that. Location is actually quite good and perfect for a morning or afternoon jeep tour in Uda Walawe National Park … plenty of wild elephants, eagles, crocodiles, jackals and buffalos … don't miss the safari if you can. There was... More

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São Paulo
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

The lake side location of this hotel is great. However, the hotel lobby is currently under renovation, and therefore the windows and curtains are constantly closed, turning the main lobby and restaurant area into a sauna. However, the newly renovated rooms are very good, and the bathrooms are top notch. The food is not really very great, basic buffet dinner... More

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Wattala, null, Sri Lanka
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

This hotel was very stupid hotel, because hotel people was not helpful.they not allowed credit card and service was very bad.view was nice, service and attitude was bad. They have to improve their service and get good trained people to work.now they doing some renovations but they have to do with less noice and less dust. Later this hotel will... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

This was one hotel chosen to stay for the night on our office trip. First i did not have a good impression since its build some time back and read some bad reviews about it. And insisted my manager and the rest of the people to shift rooms to some other hotel. However we had to spend the night at... More

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114 reviews 114 reviews
28 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

An old hotel now undergoing a large extension & the rooms have yet to be done. Food was served in a huge ballroom style restaurant, a long way from the kitchens so arrived cool. Quality of food not brilliant e.g Beef Stroganoff was made with chopped smoked sausage which was almost inedible!

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Address: | New Town, Embilipitiya, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Sabaragamuwa Province > Embilipitiya
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