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Manel Guest House

New Town Road, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #7 of 29 Polonnaruwa B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We read a bunch of reviews for the place saying that you could stay in the newer building for $8 more. We are traveling for a year so we are on a tight budget of $50 per day per person. We stuck with the budget room and were so glad we did! They first welcomed us with a welcome drink,... More 

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Wolfersheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were guided here and were a little bit sceptic about it but it turned out very well. They have all types of rooms from basic fans to deluxe air con. They are about to expand and make the whole place even more appealing. The location is superb, close to the sacred city, surrounded by rice paddies and coconut palms.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled across this place after meeting the charismatic manager - Layan. Layan is extremely helpful and made our stay here very special. We got room 17 in the new block with beautiful views over serene paddy fields. Like clockwork every evening at dusk flocks of large fruit bats fill the orange sky. A wonderful sight. You'll see lots of... More 

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BANGALORE, INDIA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is very close to all the attractions in the polonnaruwa. Overall - There are two types of rooms - old rooms which are above the kitchen and the hotel etc. New rooms - a separate guest house in the middle of the paddy fields. We reached this place late in the night post 9 PM. We were quickly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are tired after a busy day of safari and archeological sites this is the right place that you can find near the old town that offer you a good service of laundry a nice cleanly room and a very tasty srilankan dishes.... Right place for backpacker, couple and little fellowship...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice gest house in polonnaruwa. Is near to the main route and to the historical centre. Big hospitality, nice personnel, very nice Manel. The hotel is clean, the room large with big bathroom. The food very good and staff really friendly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

A very nice place, clean and cosy. The staff is friendly and helpful. Thanks a lot to Layan and Kapile, they were always very attentive. The cook was great, I enjoyed all my meals there. Thanks a lot! Polina

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The hotel is well furnished and has comfy beds with fan some have air conditioning (not really needed, a fan does the job), the bathrooms are great, no complaints at all about the rooms, had a.great nights sleep, it is.nice and quiet. Have to ask for toliet roll and towels. The food is decent it just takes a long time... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Comfortable, spacious, clean beds. Normal rooms have average bathroom. Newer rooms are very plush! With warm water & modern bathrooms Great location for the ancient city I only had breakfast here (which was lovely) so I cannot comment on the menu as a whole but my friends were pleased. Wifi is a little slow Bikes available for the tour Staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I am a budget traveller and I stayed here for two nights. It has been very pleasing in any matter! The room has been spacious and very clean, comfortable bed, a nice view, the food was good and the staff very friendly. The manager Layan played some traditional music on the bamboo flute in the evening which I enjoyed very... More 

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Address: New Town Road, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Polonnaruwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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