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Manel Guest House

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New Town Road, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Modena, Italy
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38 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

They have cheap rooms that are really bad, and the expensive much better, but I guess they should take more care of the rooms, they need a better cleaning and a new painting. The guy who works there has been useful and polite. The restaurant is not bad but nothing special, they have beers, but there is an extra charge... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we had 2 rooms. 1 of the room had smell and mold problem. so we moved into 1 room 3 people, and that room had ant problem. ants got in to my luggage and it was big problem... they offered another room to exchange... water heater you need to climb on the chair and set how hot you want because... More 

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Brezno, Slovakia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice, super clean hotel, with great restaurant and beer! Did not have booking but got nice room at arrival with AC and hot water. The room was nice and very modern even for European standards. Hotel people were very helpful with fixing excursions, we did trip around temples and elephant safari. After safari which was on our last day and... More 

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Thank Ivan3138
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent conditions & Comfortable Rooms with all the facilities also free WIFI. Had a very good experince. Very good & kindness staff to surport everything. There are tv, hot water, wifi, double bed and another single bed for a kids.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The price was really ok, but the room was like the price :D there were cockroaches, what would not be the worst thing in asia but little bit dirty, and the room was really used, old and could renovate the rooms. I dont know because there is also a new section of the hotel, so maybe we were in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Manel guesthouse is a place, where good accommodation meets low price. i liked manel very much, the food was OK, the service was very nice. i spent there my christmas eve eating french fries, drinking beer, accompanied by flute and guitar music played by the manager and his friend. I think its the best place to stay in polonnaruwa if... More 

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Gdynia, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed 2 nights in Manel Guest House during christmas time while travelling with my boyfriend. We got the room for a good price and the standart was OK. The staff was really, really nice.The owner of the guesthouse always had time to chat, played on a guitar for us on the Christmas Eve and gave us some arrack to... More 

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Bristol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Polanaruwa was very hot, Manel guest house was a little haven to go back to after a hot day visiting the sites. The guest house organised a jeep tour to one of the parks and we saw lots of wild elephants and beautiful birds and lakes. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the food, good. Ask Layan to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay in there. Rooms were very good for the price. The location was perfect. Pretty close to the entrance. Food was also delicious. The manager Layan was so helpfull and friendly. I can only recommend!!! If I will be in Polonaruwa again, I will definitely stay in this place.

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Tauranga
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here one night for a ride around the ruins the next morning. The staff were all friendly and helpful. Our room was nice and look out to rice field. The location was eady to get to the ruins and quiet at night. I highly recommend it!

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