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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Thank Chamith Mithsuk... P
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank AnuradhaUdu
Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank TVCbxl
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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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Thank Anushka J
Brest, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

The good points: Very nice lobby, good restaurant, nice terrace to chill out with a nice view on the lake. Very clean bathroom in the room. The service is also very good: We had booked a room for a family with 2 kids and requested a room with 2 big beds... unfortunately at our arrival we had a triple room... More 

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Thank Patrice M
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Girithale hotel for 2 nights over the sinhala Tamil new year period. Location: the hotel location is super. It overlooks the massve Girithale tank that is lovely. The serene wanter against the blue sky is lovely to see first thing in the morning. Rooms: the rooms look like they were built in the late ,80s but they've... More 

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Thank sky1979VG
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Writing this while having breakfast in the hotel diner. Very friendly and helpful staff had given a fine service and meals are amazing. Specially you should try on "Potato cream & Stake" tongue emoticon Giritale hotel having a grate chef and staff on their kitchens. and the surrounding is wonderful, specially in the deck. We will be back soon. Thank... More 

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Thank Viraj N
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We stayed at Giritale Hotel with children and grandparents. The staff catered for all three generations of the family. Massive variety of food from Sri Lankan curries to western dishes of different kinds of pasta and deserts. Views overlooking the Giritale tank where elephants come to feed, several different variety of birds, and of course playful monkeys around to entertain.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a deluxe room. Hotel reception was good. Rooms were built towards girithale tank with nice view. There were lot of geckos observed on walls and roofs. Gecko poops were found on bed as well which is not acceptable. Hotel needs serious renovation with state of art amenities as it old built hotel . Buffet was ok and... More 

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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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Additional Information about Giritale Hotel

Address: Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Polonnaruwa > Giritale
Price Range: $60 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Giritale Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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