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Deer Park Hotel

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Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #3 of 13 Hotels in Polonnaruwa
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went here with my family and my grandfather who is originally from Sri Lanka. This hotel was amazing. The staff looked after us really well. I loved the bathroom but not the monkey that came in my room and the bird that pecked above my shower. You have to stay here, it is a once in a life time... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for a night when travelling to jaffna and was not disappointed at all! Beautiful hotel, brilliant service and laege selection of tasty food! The rooms are arranged into individual cabins. Highly recommend it and I hope to stay there next time for a longer period of time!

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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55 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights and this was our annual family trip, The hotel is set in a beautiful environment right in front of Girithale Tank. Room were big but little bit gloomy. If they can improve the lighting it is great. The bathroom open concept is awesome. I loved the open sitting area with the scenic view of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing rooms with beautiful landscaping. architectural concept of rooms and bathrooms are really well. Cozy and comfy rooms with enough space. The cottage type concept is ideal for more families travel together. Food is upto standard and good. Need not of a renovation in rooms and bathrooms. But as an overoll, my all time favorites and would stay in this... More 

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Maharagama, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

We sstayed at this place for one night.Rooms were spasious and newly builr but without floor mats,not even for bathroom.At the time of dinner, banquet manager informed us,without any prior notice,that day do not have buffet, only limited menus we can order.Since there was no option for us,we had to make individual orders, which took more than 45 minutes each... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

The hotel setting is beautiful but it is a bit old and tired. Service is also not great and there is a feel that perhaps there is not enough staff for the size of the hotel. Here's our pros and cons list: Pro - Beautiful setting and scenary Spacious room Nice swimming pool and gym Cons - Poor service: we... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

we have stayed in in Deer Park so many times few years ago and have always been impressed by the service and hotel itself. It was to utter dismay that we encountered a run down, simply horrible place. We were given rooms that had not been cleaned for awhile, with ants all over the bathroom, linen seen better days and... More 

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Stayed 1 night after doing a bike ride in the area. The rooms are set in groups of 4 in a lodge. The room was clean and comfortable although the bathroom did not have a shower. There was a small bath to sit in and you had to hand hold the shower attachment. The room below us had an outdoor... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Stayed here with my wife on our 20th wedding anniversary. We hired a driver from BlueLanka tour guides of Colombo (excellent company * experience) that took us across Sri Lanka. He did not have experience with this hotel. Also Hotels.com did not offer it - I found it on Booking.com. Our driver phoned ahead to the hotel that we were... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The hotel is designed and furnished with a lot of taste. The food was delicious. The pool area makes you feel that you swim in the jungle full of exotic birds. The staff was very welcoming and helpful.

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