We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cottage Tourist Rest

2.0 of 5 38 / 388 Harischandra Mawatha, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
Cottage Tourist Rest
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Cottage Tourist Rest
Cottage Tourist Rest
Cottage Tourist Rest
Write a Review

28 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    4
    8
    3
    4
    9
See reviews for
7
4
6
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (3)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (28)
  • Mar-May only
    (6)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (10)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (4)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (8)
All months
Soest, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars NEW

When considering the earlier reviews for this place, I've to say that i never experienced any of the above mentioned circumstances. We have stayed here 2 times and last week was our 3rd time. But however there is some trouble with the mosquitoes, there are many mosquitoes. But once you switch on the aircondition and chase them out you'll be... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
23 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Driver stopped here late in the evening. Room wasn't great. A bit hot and stuffy. Extortionate bill for a tea in the morning,. Should ask for the price before requesting anything. The gardening staff in the morning are quite friendly though.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
22 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Avoid that place...why? Well you'll get what you paid for. Absolutely no welcome at all, they don't speak good english so good luck to get what they say. No front desk or whatsoever, looked more like an abandoned house to me. Some big construction or renovation is taking place in the what-so-called hotel garden, which is ugly and noisy. Rooms... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We went there and place was not nice. not worth for the price. Food was really bad. so much of oil and salt in food. too noisy at night. They said they have cable TV, but we did not get that facility. No Wi-Fi at all. Really inconvenient place for travelers. So disappointed.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Simpson p, General Manager at Cottage Tourist Rest, responded to this review

We couldn't find any records about your stay.You are a fake profile who tries to damage the hotel image. More 

Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The hotel is amazing,Clean and good atmosphere .Staff was polite,helpful and service minded.Nice garden where you can have chilled beer in the evening time.Very near to sacred places and they will arrange bicycle or a vehicle on your request for a reasonable price.Good value for money.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We spent wonderful time for four days,Clean rooms,good bathrooms.The best thing was the staff.they are very helpful.We enjoyed both Chinese and srilankan traditional food.Meals are vert tasty,They served huge breakfast.Love it.Owner simpson will gladly help you if you need any advice.He is a good owner.He arranged a tour to willpattu national park for a worth price.I recommend this hotel...

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Canada de Calatrava, Spain
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed here for 02 nights & wished we had booked more longer,it is 05 minits drive from the railway station.Friendly staff and excellent foods.Surely visit again.Worth for money we spent.Surely visit again

Was this review helpful? Yes 8
Melbourne
1 review
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Best hotel I have stayed in Anuradhapura, I would definitely return. Great customer service from all staff & good food choices. House keeping was very will to take photos,late check out no issues at all.Keep up the great service

Was this review helpful? Yes 15
Derbyshire
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Very friendly owner and a nice clean guest house that was good value. The whole area is sadly a bit soulless with it being an area of hotels and guest houses but it's not very interesting to walk around. The hotel next door will hire bikes for 300 rupees (£1.50) which is worth it for seeing the ancient city. It's... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 10
墨田区, 東京都
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

I had visited a few other places before I found this place and stayed for 3 nights. While other places seemed bit overpriced, this place offered pretty fair price with good enough facility. My room was on the ground floor, spacious, fairly clean, had clothes hangers and a bit small mosquito net for the double bed. There was no bathroom... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 7
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Cottage Tourist Rest? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Cottage Tourist Rest

Address: 38 / 388 Harischandra Mawatha, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Anuradhapura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Cottage Tourist Rest 2*
Number of rooms: 10
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Expedia, Agoda, Despegar.com and HostelBookers so you can book your Cottage Tourist Rest reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

19 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (15)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Other (12)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay