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Hotel Alakamanda

3.5 of 5 No 11/1 Nagasena Mawatha, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were amazed that this is only two years old. For the price one would expect a room safe, a fridge, a basin plug, a hand towel, more than one pillow, a bedside table on each side of the double bed, the shower gel/shampoo and tea/coffee to be replaced each day. Very noisy at night so had to run the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights, our family.. From the over the phone booking to checked out from the hotel was very pleasent.. The staff provide excellent service and they were very help ful.. They full fill my little daughters meal and her needs greately.. I recommend hotel Alakamanda when you stay in Anuradhapura.. Thank u hotel Alakamanda staff for ur friendly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recommend this place all tourists. Clean rooms and washrooms. Friendly staff. They even cooked the 'Kiripindu' with lot of care and devotion. It is nestled away from the city traffic. Food is very tasty.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stayed on24th Dec.chirsmas evening.we booked the hotel on our way to Anuradhapura ,just two ours before to arrival.heavy rain and most roads were flooded But Prasanna help us to checking the road condition for reach the hotel.super service Viraj also very helpful even though he is a FOM help us to carry our luggage until room.very genuine people.Our stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outside the city you'll find this small hotel. Especially the superior rooms are nice, comfortable with a good bed and bathroom. Wifi is good. Staff is doing their best but sometimes you need to be clear about your request. Dinner and breakfast were nice.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family, 2 adults and 2 boys (aged 8 and 10), really enjoyed staying at Alakamanda. It is a small and friendly place. It is situatated in a calm area, a 30 minute walk to Anuradhapura or a few minuetes by tuktuk. The room (triple room) was big enough for the four of us. The shower was perfect, warm water... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is tastefully built. Staff pleasant and helpful. Rooms are spacious and good air-conditioning. However the following points make it a poor environment. We stayed for 3 nights, the rooms are full of mosquitoes. Requested many times mosquito repellent. Due to this the sleep quality was very poor. Cleanliness of the rooms are not very good. Room carpets, bed cushions... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A really nice place to stay. Rooms in the new section at the rear are large, modern and very comfortable. The grounds are peaceful and the swimming pool is clean and a great relief from the heat. Food was excellent and all staff were fantastic. Location is just out of town so need a tuk tuk and nothing much to... More 

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Ocean Shores, NSW, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We stayed here for our visit to Anuradhapura. The hotel is modern, with neat grounds, good rooms and a very welcome pool in the sticky heat. The food was average. The price was included in our tour price, but I think the hotel was around $US85, which is on the pricey side.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The hotel was pleasant and the rooms well-appointed. Nice garden and pool. Evening meal poor, especially the buffet. We had to send most of the food to be warmed up in microwave. The small pool is open to outside members so I was driven out by a group of young men who were not hotel residents. The receptionist shrugged and... More 

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Address: No 11/1 Nagasena Mawatha, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Anuradhapura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Alakamanda 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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