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Heritage Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Galwala Road | Pothanegama, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #5 of 9 hotels in Anuradhapura
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Colombo, null, Sri Lanka
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is situated on the banks on Tissa Tank. Nice scenery. It is said to be a three star hotel. Therefore you can not experience the service of a five star hotel. When there were many European guest, the local guests were not given much attention. But overall the service is acceptable. Need to have a vehicle to reach... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent one night in this hotel and honestly we were happy to leave the day after. The facade and garden are beautiful, its location makes it a great place. However this hotel definitely needs to be refurnished completely. It looks old and dodgy inside, and the food is tasteless. I do not blame the staff, but it looks like... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is located on probably one of the best and one of the most rare locations in anuradhapura, overlooking the lake with beautiful scenery and a stunning view of the Stupas. The rooms are quiet large and cozy. There was no buffet served for lunch and I assume that is because there weren't many guests. Instead we were served... More

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North Brabant Province, The Netherlands
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be honest, we didn't like this hotel at all. The food that we got was not good anymore (burned soup, old fish, etc.) and the staff tried, but weren't professionals in what they did. It seemed that they just hired some people to fill the vacancies for the low season, not hotel people. Normally I am very positive, but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the most wonderful stay at this hotel. Overlooks beautiful scenery, has very friendly and welcoming staff. Has great facilities, including a swimming pool and spa. The rooms are well kept and comfortable. Also has an exceptionally great buffet with a variety of food. Overall, a great hotel and would love to go back

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night. The area is really nice, the hotel is next to a big lake with a view of Anuradhapura. There is no bar to drink something, at the pool staff wants to sell you a massage, even if you say No 3 times they keep pushing. The rooms are nice, but there was no warm... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I stayed only one day and the hotel was fine. I got the ground floor room, the air conditioner was too noisy, and I couldn’t sleep the whole night. The shower did not work properly and the hot water was not adjustable it is too hot. Loved the garden the lake front of the hotel, staff are very friendly and... More

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Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed at Heritage for 2 days and we had a great stay. Food is absolutely yummy! there was Sri Lankan as well as western food in the buffet with a good variety. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Rooms and bathrooms were clean. A/C and hot water were working well. Room service was very quick. front of the hotel... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed here on our honeymoon. The location is slightly off the beaten path via dirt road but the view over the lake bank to the sites of Anuradhapura is amazing. They have driver accomodations. The service is very hospitable and the faces are always warm and smiling. The lunch food was okay, the dinner was good. The room was... More

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Northeast Kingdom, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

i was stayed with heritage hotel (real heritage hotel )Anuradhapura .July .The young girl was at reception welcomed with me with nice blue lotus as per them its national flower of sri lanka .we got really superb feeling on that .then they locate us to the room so quick .we wer very tird from the journey .that men we went... More

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Address: Galwala Road | Pothanegama, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Anuradhapura
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Hotel Class:3 star — Heritage Hotel 3*
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Heritage Hotel is the latest jewel in the crown that is Anuradhapura which is a UNESCO world heritage site. Heritage Hotel which opened its doors in 2009 is an ( 35 Rooms ) enchanting hotel situated in the heart of Anuradhapura. Because of the Hotel's Proximity to many historic sites Heritage Hotel is the Ideal launching pad to explore this great kingdom which lasted over 1400 years. This simple and elegant hotel is equipped with all amenities, a dedicated team and a comprehensive service concept to make it the most pleasurable place to stay in Anurdhapura. ... more   less 
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