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Cottage Tourist Rest

38 / 388 Harischandra Mawatha, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #37 of 56 Anuradhapura B&B and Inns
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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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Canada de Calatrava, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Melbourne
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

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

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Derbyshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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

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墨田区, 東京都
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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

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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Our room was grim and dark , walls not painted. We moved after 2 nights and hassle , the second one was ok. As other reviews suggest owner doesnt pay electric or water so both these went off for a long time, not pleasant. We got locked out. Wasnt told that gates were locked. Staff seemed to think this was... More

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Simpson p, Owner at Cottage Tourist Rest, responded to this review

This customer is very troublesome and always drunk. his review is damaging our hotel's image. Thank you More

Muar, Malaysia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

The manager seemed nice but he was not the kind of guesthouse manager who would provide you some tourist information. I managed to get a room with window but shared bathroom (cold shower) at a cheaper price. Good thing about this guesthouse - there was a big front yard with some tables that you can just sit there and enjoy... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013 via mobile

A gentle owner, some friendly, some very unpolite personell. A training in service oriented behaviour would be good. Rooms with AC but no window, limited cleanliness and food provision for large amount of guests twice insufficient. Towels not available in the rooms. Much better options available in town for catering groups. Food variety is good, tasty and reasonably priced.

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london
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

stayed 2 nights, this is more a restaurant with nightly very loud music and karaoke, then a guest house. After being kept awake till after midnight with extra loud music, I asked if it was happening again, with a silly boy type grin, I was advised it might-and it did, from 5pm, so I asked for a room at the... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Cottage rest is our regular pitstop as we travel to Anuradhapura almost once a month. The staff are friendly and courteous. Rooms are comfortable. Since the environment outside is terribly hot during the day, the heat tends to stay for few hours even after dusk. Therefore it's preferred to have an A/C room which really helps you stay cool and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

My best friend and i stayed for 3 nights as it was a holiday and the busses didn't work. The manager was very kind and managed to squeeze us in an extra night and even offered to bring us some food from his family meal as most restaurants were closed. The internet didn't seem to work in the room but... More

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Address: 38 / 388 Harischandra Mawatha, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Anuradhapura
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Cottage Tourist Rest is a calm and quiet place situated in the heart of the town and close to the sacred city. You can spend your vacation with your family or friends with a relaxing atmosphere. Our well-trained staff is very friendly and serves you delicious dishes with a smile. ... more   less 
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