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French Garden Tourist Rest

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488/4, Maithreepala Senanayake Mawatha | near Town hall, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
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Galway, Ireland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for 2 nights. At first, I found the rooms a bit underwhelming but as my stay went on i noticed more and more how clean the room was and the really relaxed atmosphere. The garden terrace in the evening was very pleasant to have some food and beers in and the staff working here were very helpful. It... More 

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Paris, France
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was large and spotless with good shower and sheet (which you don't always get) + mosquito net. Very good breakfast and staff were perfectly trained and helpful. Good value and good service. Unfortunately they were not serving sri lankan breakfast that day. They provide accomodation for drivers which is nice. Budhist Poya procession went past the hotel at night,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

My friends and I had a great stay here. The staff are extremely welcoming and helpful. The room was comfortable and clean. The location was quite good. There is a great garden to eat and relax in. I would definitely stay here again. The staff helped us to book accommodation in the next town, rent bikes, and hire a tuktuk... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Clean rooms with a nice terrace for food and drink in the evening. The staff were nice and helpful, made a number of phone calls for us. Good location, just a short walk to the new bus station and very.close to the ancient city. Quiet street.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

The staff in this hotel is very service-minded and quick to help. There is a nice outside dining area and fresh fruit juice included in continental breakfast, but scrambled eggs seemed to be made with bread inside. If you want Sri Lankan breakfast you need to order the day before and its big and very filling. The room was nice,... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Very friendly helpful staff and a good location near bus stands , sights and the railway station make this a good choice. The rooms are very clean and well maintained with hot showers, air con, fridges and good wifi. The attached restaurant serves tasty food and cold beer. There's a nice garden to sit in when you're done exploring.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

Good rooms. only remark where a lot of mosquitoes in the room, bit there is a mosquito net. There is a guy selling trips and he is a bit annoying but his troops where good. Service is decent. Dinner is good, didn't try breakfast. All in all I think decent to good value for money. Cheers

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Vlaardingen
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

On arrival they proposed a different room, which turned out better and even cheaper. In the late afternoon the young men stand outside and do "looking girl's". Breakfast is great, try Sri Lanka breakfast. The rooms are clean, relativily cheap with airco, TV and refrigerator. Nice place to stay and in the neighbourhood of the busstation and othetr facilities.

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Toulouse, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Not top range , but great value for money. Clean, friendly and hospitable, food OK ish. All in all the best thing about Anuradhapure which we found to be a rip off - like the rest of Sri lanka - the cost of visiting cultural sites is simply prohibitive for the average traveller.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Clean rooms with attached bathrooms. Aircon available. Situated in a quieter corner of town. Food in the evening was surprisingly good (some of the best we had), and the staff are helpful. Bike hire is very over-priced. Overall though, absolutely fine for a night or two.

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