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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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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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68 reviews 68 reviews
54 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Hotel Elephant Park is the best place with a birds eye view to watch the Mahaweli River flow & watch orphaned elephants bath. Vendors sell bananas so that you get close to the elephants & you can feed them.

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Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This hotel is really geared up for the huge lunch crowd that comes to see the elephants bathe so they struggled a bit with dinner and breakfast. The public areas are a bit tatty too. But the room exceeded expectations, it was perfectly clean and newly decorated with a roomy bathroom and high quality sheets and towels. Best of all... More 

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Mirissa, Sri Lanka
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The hotel accommodation is good and the rooms are clean. They provide towels and shampoo and even body lotion. Hot shower and airco available. Our room had a bad smell in the bathroom, but this might be just our room. The food is very good but don't expect really big portions. The staff is very friendly. The wifi coverage is... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I was very happy about the staff and the view. The staff is very courteous. The view is just amazing. We could watch the elephants bathing. I was kind of disappointed of the menu. They dont offer sri lanka food for dinner and although its written on the menu card for breakfast they dont offer it.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

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
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

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
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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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Cornwall
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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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162 reviews 162 reviews
48 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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