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Deer Park Hotel

Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in Polonnaruwa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This property is a hidden gem! Good location, the climate was perfect when we went there. We planned to celebrate my wife's birthday party there! I was not disappointed. They had more than what we expected. It was an amazing experience for all of us. Just wanted to highlight few things. 1) Food:- The buffet they have here is far... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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326 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On first appearances this hotel looks great. It has an impressive huge lobby, a pleasant souvenir shop and sunbeds overlooking the lake. However you should remember the old adage 'never judge a book by its cover' when you begin the trek to the hard to locate rooms. Many are in groups of two. Our dark, dated and dismal room was... More 

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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61 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice spacious bungalow type accommodation in am elevated position overlooking a lake('tank'). I had a private porch with mine lovely for sunset. Good buffet choice at meals but a la carte choice very limited.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in that hotel with the big group (12 people) in February 2015. All of us really enjoyed the accomodation. First of all - the rooms are very nice, the water is hot, the service cleaning is excellent, and the territory has a great location. The garden is green and the lake view is fantastic on the sunset. You... More 

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Gorey, Ireland
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38 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The setting here is magnificent. Views out over the lake through beautifully tended lawns with egrets stalking around. Monkeys everywhere and the frog ponds are very atmospheric. I loved our cabin. Rustic style on two stories. Bathroom was partly outdoor with lots of plants. Walls around it and gauze roof. Sounds bizarre but I loved it. Appears to cater mainly... More 

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Norwich, Norfolk
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hotel with nice rooms, not the cheapest but a nice location . Lovely grounds with lots of wildlife and monkeys . Don't walk about with food , they will come after it. The food was good with plenty of choice .

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London, England, United Kingdom
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful location and hotel set in lush gardens which were beautifully maintained. The wild life was marvellous and in our 4 day stay we observed monkeys, a snake, mongoose, the tiny chipmunks, a larger squirrel, and the wonderful frog chorus from the well tended lakes. The cottages were rustic and the monkeys had removed a large number... More 

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South Petherton, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A triumph of architectural flair and setting,the Deer Park topped the eight hotels in which we stayed on a two-week tour of Sri Lanka. Staff stepping down from its huge open reception, which is dissected by tiled terraces and pools of tropical fish and which overlooks a fine mown lawn and lake, could well have been used to receiving guests... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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41 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel compound is a real sight of attractions! Amazing greens all around the hotel, fronting the beautiful man made lake, double swimming pool, gym, spa, tennis, free wifi at lobby and restsurant area. The best pick will be the villa with the private patio fronting the lake. The downside is, double room is two single bed put together, room needs... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Hi to begin with the staff was great! Starting from the reception to the restaurant everyone was very nice and all our needs were met. The problem was we had many request as there was no shampoo and no hot water or a tooth brush in the room. My friends room had constant black outs and that was a bit... More 

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