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Sorowwa Resort & Spa

Anuradhapura Road, Habarana 00600, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Habarana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and me stayed here for two nights in July while visiting Polanaruwa and Dambulla, both of which can be covered comfortably while staying here..extremely peaceful location, staff are very pleasant and the food was very good..there was a lot of vegetarian options,which suited us..we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here..while booking ask for a room overlooking the lake..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a night at this hotel and was pleasantly surprised. Nice serene view of the lake and you feel totally relaxed the moment you get in. Need a bit of improvement in the area of food, but a good overall experience. For those travelling with kids, the loft rooms are great. A small hotel, compact and nice with very friendly... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Good property by the lake. I was very satisfied with the room and the ambiance. My children enjoyed the elephant safari which was right next to the hotel and an elephant can be sighted almost every hour. The food was below par and we expected a better variety for LKR 18,000 Full board double. It was quite surprising and dissapointing... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

My daughter and I spent 2 nights at this hotel while we visited the cultural triangle. The hotel was well located with a lovely view over the Habarana tank. One could sit on the balcony and watch the sunset. The rooms were large and well decorated. however Like some other reviews I too felt a little bit more finesse was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Great personal balconies to watch the sunset. You can walk on the elephant path. Wonderfully spacious, sunny rooms. A nice, new feeling to the place which was refreshing after staying in older, established places.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We stayed for one night after visiting Sigiriya (Lions Rock) and Minneriiya. The staff were helpful and our room over looking the lake was beautiful. Unfortunately, as previously noted by others the room lacked many personal touches which for a hotel of this standard you would expect. The buffet food was less than adequate, even after complaining to the chef,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Big room with a great terrace and a beautiful view of the tank. The tank offers a variety of activities like elephant ride, boat ride, bird watching etc.The room was clean and the shower of good quality. Dinner and breakfast offered good selection and good quality. Restaurant had cooking station that in the evening did fresh naan and in the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

we stayed here for 2 nights over new years eve. we had one of the rooms over looking the tank with wonderful views and a fab sunset The room was nice but understand what others have said they were lacking the little things you expect in a hotel of this class having said that we had a wonderful time here... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Nice and spatious room, perfect location. Lots of potential to be a Nice boutique hotel, BUT .... Some things need to be ameliorated: bad towel quality, plastic shower curtain, bit lack of style and staff training. Food is ok. All this hotel needs is a bit of restyling and this could become a pearl with perfect quotes!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We were there for two nights, this hotel location was suggested by our travel agent. We thought the location seems suitable, it was not too far for us to travel to Elephant Orphanage, Dambulla rock cave, Sigiriya and Polonnaruwa etc. Pros: 1. The staff were very friendly, courteous and helpful. 2. Free wifi available at the lobby area 3. The... More

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Address: Anuradhapura Road, Habarana 00600, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Habarana
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Sorowwa Resort & Spa is the latest addition to the hotels in Habarana. This 23 roomed boutique hotel overlooks the Habarana Lake. The hotel lobby commands a stunning view of the Lake and the route of Elephant Safaris. The hotel provides 24 hours room service and Restaurant service. Rooms are luxurious and provides a breathtaking view of the Lake and the the jungle beyond. ... more   less 
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