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French Garden Tourist Rest

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Amersfoort
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here in Anuradhapura 3 nights to visit the ancient city on Poson Poya. It was very quiet and peaceful on arrival, but the staff was making a very warm welcome. They speak good English and helped with everything, helped us planning our trip to the ruines. The room was big, with a desk, two beds, musquito net and... More 

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Milano A, Manager at French Garden Tourist Rest, responded to this review

Manager Reservation Thank you very for your long comments. We are very appreciated. And I am very thankful to you giving comments for our staff too. Yes sir, they are well trained in an every department. they are very concern with guests. We are use to have every weekend staff meeting, and getting preview of the last week. Therefore as... More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Booked this hotel via another website and on arrival the hotel is closed. Drove around for 1.5hours in a taxi while anther tuktuk driver tried to find the owner of the closed hotel. Ended up at 1am in some grotty dive of a hotel nowhere near the original. Absolutely exhausted as was at an Asian wedding last night. Extremely upset... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Our 2 night stay at French Garden was great. The waiter was super nice and helpful. Location is central. Rooms are clean and beds are comfy. Nice terrace to sit outside and eat there. Highly recommend! Have the banana pancake and curry.

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Sankt Marein bei Graz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Chandana the manager of the hotel is very professional and friendly. You can ask him anything about the city and more. The service is also very good and the waiter Sandilu is very nice and quick!!! The rooms are clean and have air condition. The price is very good. LKR 3.500 per night for two persons. Bike rental also and... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Good stay for 1 night at French Garden. Welcoming in French ! Boys at reception and in restaurant were very kind and helpful. Definitely a true value when you stop in this city. Rooms are clean, we really appreciated the bed, very comfy. The place is not far from new bus station which is very convenient (we walked from it).

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Agde, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here for a late lunch after a morning of exploring the Sacred City. Very lovely food at decent prices. Sweet and sour chicken was beautifully prepared, the French special was huge - a mix of so many different meats and veg it was hard to count them all. And the lessi (lassi) was excellent and very refreshing. Well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

I stayed for 2 nights. At first, I found the rooms a bit underwhelming but as my stay went on i noticed more and more how clean the room was and the really relaxed atmosphere. The garden terrace in the evening was very pleasant to have some food and beers in and the staff working here were very helpful. It... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

Room was large and spotless with good shower and sheet (which you don't always get) + mosquito net. Very good breakfast and staff were perfectly trained and helpful. Good value and good service. Unfortunately they were not serving sri lankan breakfast that day. They provide accomodation for drivers which is nice. Budhist Poya procession went past the hotel at night,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

My friends and I had a great stay here. The staff are extremely welcoming and helpful. The room was comfortable and clean. The location was quite good. There is a great garden to eat and relax in. I would definitely stay here again. The staff helped us to book accommodation in the next town, rent bikes, and hire a tuktuk... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Clean rooms with a nice terrace for food and drink in the evening. The staff were nice and helpful, made a number of phone calls for us. Good location, just a short walk to the new bus station and very.close to the ancient city. Quiet street.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Anuradhapura - The first ancient kingdom of Sri Lanka. We are here at Anuradhapura to make your stay comfortable and memorable. "French Garden Tourist Rest" is always considering with friendly manner to assist you to explore the ancient city and the country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about French Garden Tourist Rest

Address: 488/4, Maithreepala Senanayake Mawatha | near Town hall, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Anuradhapura
Price Range: $30 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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