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Manel Guest House

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New Town Road, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #8 of 28 Polonnaruwa B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Manel Guest House is a good quiet place to stay and discover Polonaruwa. The owner speak a good english, he is very kind and he can also play good flute music. You will appreciate field rice view, enjoy wifi, you can also rent bikes for discover the temples. Perfect for backpacker

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Bavaria, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice Guesthouse! The personal is very friendly an helps you in any Questions. You can rent a bike for 300 Rupies. The way to the Tempel is just about 10 Minutes to ride with the bike. The rooms are availible with and without Aircondition. You will get a nice Bed and good Bathrooms. You can get food at any... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

i ts really nice place peacefull all the team is.really nice with you really good moment in that place i recomand that for everybody want to spend a goood time everything you need you have for a sheep price

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Maribor, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Layan, the manager of the hotel, was very kind and helpfull with providing all information about Polonnaruwa. He adviced us to make a bike tour around the ancient city, which was really great. We enjoyed driving through the nature and ancient remains, observing monkeys and drinking king coconut. We had an amazing view on rice fields from our room for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

we booked Manuel guest house due to the close distance to the ruins and the possibility to rent bicycles (300 Rupees each) )at the guest house. The room and the bathroom were very spacious and very clean with a nice view on the sunset. Even though we told them we want to rent bicycles, the staff was very pushy and... More 

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Amsterdam, Nederland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Unfinished building, new rooms, comfortable, no wifi in room but in hallways, airco, breakfast ok. Food in restaurant average, but not recommandable, they rent bikes. Not very clean rooms, but they do their best

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I stayed for 1 night at Manel's guest house. People is very nice, they treat you really well and do what ever they have to do to make you feel comfortable. If you're visiting Polonnawara, it is a good place to stay and it is very near from the main attractions.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We,my parents and me stayed 2 nights there in triple bed rooms.the first room which was in the new building was nicely built with enough facilities for the cost and it had a beautiful scenery of a paddy field with the company of winged ones.but the second room which was in the old building was a real mess.I think they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I stayed one night at Manel guesthouse and I liked it a lot. The stuff showed me several rooms to let me choose my favorite. Wifi is working excellently even in the rooms downstairs. Food was good and prices reasonable. the boy Layan even played Sri Lankan songs during dinner - very lovely!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We stayed 2 nights and all goes smoothly. Rooms in view of the rice fields are great. The cooking is ok, and the Sri Lankan breakfast are great. Very very warming welcome and nice talking at the side of the dinning table. We rent bikes and spent the day visiting the ruins. Highly recommended.

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