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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic view of the Reservoir from the hotel. Friendly restaurant staff. Air conditioning in the room only seemed to have one setting but apart from that a nice hotel. Good base for visiting Giritale

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Syabas to our tour coordinator for choosing this hotel. The hotel was impressive looking and had magnificent views of the lake, besides being well landscaped with well manicured lawns. The pool was clean and well maintained as well. As for the rooms, although not modern in design, was clean and comfortable with good working air conditioning. No problems with the... More 

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Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we checked in we received two surprise bonuses first we being upgraded to a Deluxe Room and the second being a Free Safari Tour to Minneriya Wild Life Sanctuary. Room we received was above the swimming pool and had a nice view of the Giritale Tank. Hotel staff was helpful and had a fairly large spread of food.

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The room was a bit dated but clean, the pool is nice and the view from the bar/restaurant is really beautiful. The staff is helpful. Buffet dinner was poor, as was the breakfast. A decent place near Polonnaruwa to stay for 1 night.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good, comfortable and clean rooms. Friendly and obliging staff and a great location with superb views across the nearby lake from the hotel restaurant. If you're lucky you may spot wild elephants by the lake at the end of the day. Food was decent value for money too. Would certainly stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since i was on my vacations we planed to go to Girithale Hotel and we stayed for 2 nights. It was simply an amazing place and a relaxing and calm environment facing a lovely scenery. Delicious Food, Friend staff, Clean Hotel, Beautiful View & best place to relax....... Amazing place and great service !

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Located in front of the magnificent Girithale lake with stunning views, the Girithale Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in the area. The staff, services and atmosphere is fantastic. Want to visit again.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

We stayed at Giritale Hotel for 2 nights and it was a great place to arrive in the evening after a long day of sightseeing. The rooms are not very new but ours was clean, with a nice bed and great view. A big plus is having a pool to cool off. The view is stunning. Staff was extremely friendly... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay. As a family with 3 young children we were is 2 rooms with a connecting floor. The views were great and we could even see the elephants. The restaurant was price/quality good. Rooms were a bit crampy (but well maintained) and one of them was a slightly smelling of humidity. But overall surely recommendable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Ideal place to spend a vacation with a fantastic view of the Giritale lake. Stayed a night there on 21st June on a business visit. Friendly staff, reasonable rates, fairly large portion of meals and if you're having your meals after a drink / short meal, make sure you order less. I would definitely come with my family again!!!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Giritale Hotel

Address: Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Polonnaruwa > Giritale
Price Range: $59 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Giritale Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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