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Hotel Alakamanda

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   No 11/1 Nagasena Mawatha, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #9 of 56 Anuradhapura B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed today
Juliet5710 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This is a lovely small hotel with great gardens and a lovely pool area to relax in after seeing the sights of the Ancient Capital. The rooms were comfortable, we didn't need the mosquito nets, and loved the shower overlooking an inner garden area. The staff were so helpful and provided great service. The breakfast was simple but delicious. A... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent here 2 nights during our travelling around Sri Lanka. It is a new hotel and not very big - lovely calm spot with a great service and management. Everything is clean and well maintained here. On the first sight you can see that staff really cares about this place. There is a nice swimming pool right in the... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The thing we loved the most about this hotel is that it was very cozy. It's quiet, relatively small, and there wasn't much of a crowd since it was off-season so we pretty much had the hotel to by ourselves. It's nicely designed; the rooms, the garden, the pool area, and dining. Furnished with great taste. Rooms were clean and... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We've been traveling around Sri Lanka stopping at various places and this hotel by far has been the best quality in cleanliness, staff, and overall experience of the whole entire trip. The bathrooms were very clean and really nice providing hot water. The rooms have AC, mosquito nets and nice beds (and a TV if that's something you're looking for).... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

From the fancy finishes to the contemporary furniture on the balcony, this place certainly looked relaxing. It is particularly worth staying at if you enjoy hot water pressure equivalent to a leaky tap - apparently it was localised to our room. Since the air conditioning thermostat was set to polar freeze on arrival, I was forced to have a shower... More

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Vienna, Wien, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

It was really perfect to start our trip in Anuradhapura, espacially in hotel Alakamanda where we had a totally nice and relaxing welcome and could relax after an exhausting trip. From the pick-up at the airport to the arrival through our stay we felt like princes :-) Everyone from the receptionists to the people who took care of the property... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stayed here one night with our family. It is a lovely hotel, very friendly staff, very accommodating. In terms of food- there wasn't much of a variety, but whatever was there tasted good. Nice clean rooms, lovely outdoor area. Ideal for families with kids. Would definitely go back again!

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London, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This really didn't feel like a boutique hotel. The staff moved us from the room that we initially booked (a standard double) to a nicer triple room as we thought it was too musty. However the staff were very accommodating overall, helping with the room and with our dietary requirements.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Hotel Alakamanda is a beautiful small hotel in Anuradhapura city located in a residential area just 10 mins drive from the city center. I really like spacious rooms, clean bathrooms and delicious Sri Lankan food. This hotel located in a calm and peaceful environment it is an ideal place for anyone plans to visit ruins in Anuradhapura.

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

A brand new property with great rooms, landscaping and a brilliant pool. A 30 minute drive from the ruins and located in a very peaceful residential area- Making it a great place to stay. However, the staff weren't as well-trained as they must be for a boutique hotel (Expensive by SL standards) and their standard response was a 'NO' for... More

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Address: No 11/1 Nagasena Mawatha, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Anuradhapura
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Alakamanda 3.5*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Nestled among lush greenery and surrounded by picturesque ancient ruins in the exotic and cultural city of Anuradhapura is Alakamanda...a unique boutique hotel that upholds tradition and vows to leave you with a beautiful yet magical experience. ... more   less 
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