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Deer Park Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #4 of 9 hotels in Polonnaruwa
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Large hotel with lots of bungalows. We had a bungalow with an upstairs bedroom. The rooms were clean and the bedroom was very comfortable. The bathroom was open air and with a good shower, plenty of warm and hot water. The food was in buffet style and was good. The desserts were wonderful. The view, overlooking the lake, from the... More

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Paris, France
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11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We stayed two nights in Deer Park The room was nice, beautiful decoration, in good shape, clean, and the bathroom was not bad either (even if it is not brand new). The tv only had sri lankan channels (but we were not there to Watch tv!). We did not tried the swimming pool since we did not spend a lot... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The hotel overlooks a lake, the sunset from the hotel's grounds is magnificant. The reception area of the hotel is very nice and pleasant. It also has a nice pool area to chill out Excellent breakfast buffet with a great selection of food (except the nescafe sachet :-) ) While a great location to visit sites and you are with... More

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San Mateo
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18 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

Great location. This property has a great location overlooking the lake. Rooms are well decorated, nice, comfortable and clean. Check in and check out was easy. Nice pool area. Food - buffet spread is average. Ala carte - average and try not to order any dessert. Food quality is average. They have no clue - banana crepe was plain caramelized... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I find it very difficult to rate this hotel.The reception area was nice, ,the staff very friendly,,the grounds nice,,,the swimming pool was lovely,, we had no complaint about the food., the room was comfortable furnished,,,,,,But,,,,, the bed and chairs were very damp..No day light entered the room,it was dark.. The shower ceiling was open to the sky,and when it rained... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Our family spent a couple of days in this hotel over the new year 2014 period. Three young adult children and the two of us. Had the most enjoyable time. It is on top of Giritale lake and had beautiful views. Rooms were very nice and clean and the service was excellent. Food was delicious and there was enough (gym,... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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23 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We spent 1 night here after visiting Polonnaruwa. The grounds are beautifully landscaped. Rooms are actually cottages around the grounds. Cottages are 2 storeys high so one can get the rooms upstairs and there are no lifts. The room is beautifully decorated and there is a split level separating the sitting room and the bedroom. Bathroom is nice and clean.... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

This hotel is a building site. If you do one thing in Sri Lanka avoid this hotel, it very nearly ruined Christmas for my partner and I. If you want to pay over $200 per night to stay on a major construction site then great, but really it's quite disgusting how they are willing to have people stay with this... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

This hotel, popular with international guests including parties, is in a delightful setting some way from, but with easy access to, Polonnaruwa and its fascinating ruins. The three joined swimming pools of different depths were kept in excellent condition and the woodland setting offered pleasant outdoor seating in a well designed space. The staff were universally friendly and helpful. It... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We had a great time......good food, nice pool. Rooms were nice. Convenient place to locate yourself and visit polonnaruwa and sigiriya. Service was good. Staff very polite and helpful. The hotel is being renovated. So was a bit noisy. Had a good stay.

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Also Known As:
Deer Park Polonnaruwa
Hotel Deer Park
Address: Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Polonnaruwa
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #4 of 9 hotels in Polonnaruwa
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Hotel Class:4 star — Deer Park Hotel 4*
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