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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
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      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      3 of 5 stars
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    Kyiv, Kyyivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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    6 reviews
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    We expected this hotel to be the worst during our trip in Sri Lanka. In fact, it turned out to be one of the best! Accidentally, I made a booking for a wrong date, but the staff resolved our problem promptly and provided us even better room for the same price! Food in the restaurant was very delicious and the... More 

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    Rome, Italy
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    3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Beautiful setting and rooms good, but dinner was worst we have had in Sri Lanka. I wanted a local curry, but was told 'only sold at lunch time. Rest of menu was international and all dishes our party of 5 had were terrible. Staff were pleasant but clueless about many things.

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    Kandy, Sri Lanka
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    2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

    The hotel look good, but the staff and food is not worth for what you pay. The staff does not know how to treat the guest i had a very bad experience. Its better to try Hotel Ralidiya food is also good and cheap

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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

    Best for elephant lovers truly.you may see how they are bathing and playing with the water.food is delicious.if you r looking for very comfortable restaurant and rooms there,you may not find it.truly I wanna see this is the only hotel in pinnawala where you can see elephants close enough.from the main road to the hotel there is only one way... More 

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    Colombo, Sri Lanka
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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