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Hotel Elephant Reach

3.0 of 5 Yala Junction, Kirinda, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Stockholm
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362 reviews 362 reviews
61 hotel reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room was good enough as was the pool and the grounds but there are a number of flaws. The old 'fat' TV does not work and there is no wifi in the rooms. The water in the afternoon is either hot or scalding due to the fact that the water tank is above ground out in the sun. The... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not a good hotel. Rooms, food and service were not great. We booked 4 nights but left after 1 - partly because of the poor weather but also because of the hotel... Overpriced for what it is. It claims to offer "luxury", which I don't think it does. I am sure if you are out all day on safari then... More 

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Maldives
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As we travelled by car from Colombo it was a bit far, but were greeted very warmly upon arrival by the front office manager and his team. Stayed in a chalet near the pool, room is spacious, shower in a small separate round room which gives a cosy feeling. The artificial animals in the park is a fun and suitable... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a night in this hotel during a trip around Sri Lanka. We looked for average hotels so expectations were not that high but a couple of things were really surprising on our stay! The first was that we walked into the room and they had only pool towels, after 3 visits to the reception we managed to get... More 

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Frederikshavn, Denmark
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location if you want to go to Yala and se animals. Nice Little huts and very romantic rooms. The food was ok and nice breakfast. You could hear a lot of birds from your room. The safaris in yala was not so speciel of course you se some nice animals, but it seems like it was a racetrack for... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights in December (family of 4) and we had a fairly decent experience with the facility that is more shaped like a resort of rooms around their area. First of all - no gaps with their service or hospitality - the Sri Lankan way! But this is more a 2 or 3* type of accommodation,... More 

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Mt Eliza, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about this place was only average. Ok for an overnight stay yet wouldn't stay again. The rooms were not great (especially the bathrooms) and didn't have wifi. The food was very average and service was poor. Pool looked nice. Staff at the reception were friendly and helpful. Wouldn't stay again.

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ElephantReach_Mgt, Manager at Hotel Elephant Reach, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for visiting Elephant Reach Yala and it was indeed a pleasure having you with us. We thank you for the constructive feedback given to us on TripAdvisor. We are extremely sorry for the inconvenience caused and will make sure we rectify these issues immediately. i sincerely hope that these issues will not hold you back... More 

Melbourne
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basic bungalow style hotel on large grounds. Rooms are spartan and bathrooms pretty awful. Food service was limited. Overall it is okay for 1 night while you are passing through but not if you are in the are for a few days.

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ElephantReach_Mgt, Manager at Hotel Elephant Reach, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for visiting Elephant Reach Yala. It was indeed a pleasure having you with us. I am glad you had good stay with us. Whilst thanking you for the feedback given to us on tripadvisor i apologize for the inconveniences caused during your stay. We have already taken necessary measures to rectify these issues. I sincerely... More 

Galle, Sri Lanka
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I would like to say the first thing was the invaluable service n treet from the chef was walking to our table. Full field our needs. That was really good. At the same time the restaurant staff we'll treated us like a family. We all was very happy an enjoy a lot thanks for all an best of luck

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ElephantReach_Mgt, Manager at Hotel Elephant Reach, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for selecting Elephant Reach Yala as your prefered holiday destination. We are very thankful for the time and trouble you have taken to post a review on trip advisor. We are delighted by your comments and will make sure to pass this down to the Chef and team and the F&B team. I am glad... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I had been to Elephant Reach with my family in December 2014. It is a beautiful resort nestled in Yala. The rooms are nice cottages with state of art amenities. The staff is extremely courteous. The resort is close to the Yala sanctuary. There is greenery all around, and a lot of insects too (as a natural corollary). But we... More 

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Address: Yala Junction, Kirinda, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kirinda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Elephant Reach 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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