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Manel Guest House

New Town Rd, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka (Formerly Manel Guest House Dining Room)
027222 2481
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Ranked #13 of 16 Restaurants in Polonnaruwa
Cuisines: Café
Good for: Bar scene
Description: Manel Guest House offers you a peaceful oasis amidst the ancient and pride of Polonnaruwa, and, a warm and friendly relaxed and welcoming atmosphere to make you feel home away from home.The facilities include: *large guest house in a quiet and residential neighbourhoodnice, cooling trees, surrounded by the green scenario *beautiful, bright, clean and spacious bedrooms with bathroom en suite and balcony*rooms are equipped with air-conditioning or fans, with double or single beds*other facilities include terraced garden and an excellent restaurantconveniently located to the Ruins of the ancient city(about 10 minutes)*about 2 minutes drive from the Bus stations, or 5 minutes walk*about 20 minutes drive from the Polonnaruwa Railway station*security safe, luggage storage,telephone,television and laundry service are available*a computer with Internet connection is available*Free WiFi network, for guestsfor more information about where the guest house is located in Polonnaruwa and how to go to famous places from here,please contact us.
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Good for: Bar scene
Description: Manel Guest House offers you a peaceful oasis amidst the ancient and pride of Polonnaruwa, and, a warm and friendly relaxed and welcoming atmosphere to make you feel home away from home.The facilities include: *large guest house in a quiet and residential neighbourhoodnice, cooling trees, surrounded by the green scenario *beautiful, bright, clean and spacious bedrooms with bathroom en suite and balcony*rooms are equipped with air-conditioning or fans, with double or single beds*other facilities include terraced garden and an excellent restaurantconveniently located to the Ruins of the ancient city(about 10 minutes)*about 2 minutes drive from the Bus stations, or 5 minutes walk*about 20 minutes drive from the Polonnaruwa Railway station*security safe, luggage storage,telephone,television and laundry service are available*a computer with Internet connection is available*Free WiFi network, for guestsfor more information about where the guest house is located in Polonnaruwa and how to go to famous places from here,please contact us.
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London
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

This place has a lovely garden and really friendly staff. Rooms are clean and relatively cheap. The food was excellent. I had the best chicken masala and my friend had roast beef that was very good as well. If you're coming to Polonnawura, I'd recommend Manel Guest House. If you do, ask for Layan.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

We had quite basic room, but clean and quiet. Staff is very nice. But the best of all is the food. We had rice and curry, and it was the best one that we had during our trip in Sri Lanka.

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Fjardhundra, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

this place consist of a nice surrounding..decent rooms with good furniture...friendly staff and nice service.when i arrived i was welcomed and served with a fresh fruit welcome juice..that i only found in this place...i got a room on the second floor..facing the lake..room was comfy and had a lil problem of mosquitos..but they helped me out with some balms..nice food...really... More

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Hong Kong, China
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012 via mobile

This place had a lovely garden area overlooking a paddy field to enjoy a beer, great food too; but it's probably best to order many hours in advance as on both evenings we had to wait nearly two hours while it seemed other more sensible people ordered at breakfast. Rooms are basic though fine and the shower had great water... More

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Vienna, Austria
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7 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

Because we have only eaten here, I can judge the guest house at it's dinner. From what I've read about Manel it's not really worth to spend the night. But I can absolutely recommend to eat here. The food was really delicious. When we arrived we were welcomed by about five men, who that night clearly had nothing to do.... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

Manel Guesthouse, Polonnaruwa is the worst hotel that i have been stayed in Sri Lanka!!! So dissapointed. The staff peeped people shower, the room is dirty. Please do not stay at this hotel if you travel to Polonnaruwa.

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