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Hotel Elephant Park

Pinnawala, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located right in front of the place where elephants are taking bath so you don't have to buy a ticket to see them;) The sound of the river makes it easier to fall asleep)) The room was adorable, absolutely clean and quite spacious, lovely hot shower with complimentary toiletries. The breakfast was huge and awesome. The stuff extremely friendly and... More 

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Rijswijk, The Netherlands
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice family hotel on the river. Best place to see the Elephants of the orphanage walking through the village and bathing in the river. Good breakfast and dinner. Friendly and service minded staff. Clean rooms with airco.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here was more than enough. The room I had was very big. Clean but I had the constant smell of the kitchen in my room. Not nice to walk in to. The restaurant is nice but be aware. They will ask you to move tables several times to accommodate larger groups of people coming in for drinks during the day!... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good location to view the Elephants bathing in the river and to go to the Elephants orphanage. Hotel staff very warm and friendly with very caring would recommend it to couples and solo travellers.Food is ok and affordable to buy in the hotel restaurants

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We didn't expect much after reading the reviews but I was pleasantly surprised. The view from our window was fantastic- the elephants were bathing just below us. The room was clean and large with a adequate bathroom. This was our first stop on our trip and was ideal for the night. We didn't go to the orphanage as I was... More 

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Thionville, France
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148 reviews 148 reviews
46 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

we ate at the restaurant on 18/12/2014 evening; noodles, chicken fried rice and mellon juice , and 2 beers,for 2420 rps for 2 it was our 1st meal in sri lanka. 4 others guests on anaother table.it was empty.

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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We arrived late, however they managed to get us couple sandwiches. Room was clean and comfortable, but don't expect anything fancy. Service is average, the most annoying this is that everyone was exaggerating to get more tips. Overall, you get what you paid for. Watch out for heavy rains, because Elephants don't show up due to the flood in the... More 

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Corscombe, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Pinnawala is beautiful , the scenery and elephants are a must see, however after the elephants have gone back to the orphanage the place shuts up. There is nothing to see or do and the hotel slumbers into night time. I appeared to be the only guest staying the night I stayed, went down to the bar for a beer,... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stayed in this hotel in Dec 2013. It is located just next to the tourist souvenir street. Please aware of the room with mosquitos. I just want to share our bad experience in the morning elephant visit. We were told by the hotel staff that the elephant bathing starts at very early, say about at 7am. So we had... More 

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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The hotel was clean and staff friendly and helpful. The curry and rice was reasonably priced and rather delicious! Seeing the elephants bathe right outside in the river was the highlight of our trip! We would definitely stay her again !

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