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Cottage Tourist Rest

38 / 388 Harischandra Mawatha, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
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  • 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
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Dambulla, Sri Lanka
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay started with the staff having no idea we that we had even booked the day before, finally led us to our room that was full of ants. Musty, frogs, ants, no top bed sheet, we had to ask for towels and toilet paper, more ants. Terrible service in the over priced restaurant. We enjoyed sitting in the garden,... More 

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This place is an ok option in Anuradhapura considering the rooms are good, with A/C and hot water (as if you needed it). The staff didn't understand english too well but they tried to be as helpful as possible. The wi-fi wasn't working. The place lacks atmosphere. I have seen no other guest and almost nobody came to the restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We went to this place as there is an outlet available for Chinese foods. What we ordered was Noodles with Fried Chicken. It was really great. One of the best i have ever tried. Service was good. Quick and friendly staff.

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Soest, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

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 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

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.

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

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 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
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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.

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

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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.

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London, United Kingdom
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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...

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Canada de Calatrava, Spain
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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

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