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    The Sanctuary At Tissawewa

    Old Puttalam Road, Old Town, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
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    Overview
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good37%
    • Average14%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible11%
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    “tissa wewa” (14 reviews)
    “rest house” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    The Lakeside Hotel at Nuwarawewa
    209 reviews
    #5 of 15 hotels in Anuradhapura
     
    Heritage Hotel
    481 reviews
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    Rajarata Hotel
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    #3 of 15 hotels in Anuradhapura
     
    Avasta Resort & Spa
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is a beautiful old property in the sacred city it self. It is in walking distance to Ruwanwelisaya, Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, Mirisawetiya Dagaba and Tissa, Abhaya lakes. Since this an old colonial bungalow converted into a small hotel, the old charm is still...More

    Thank 266mps
    Response from GM Q, Manager at The Sanctuary At TissawewaResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, We are pleased to hear that you had enjoyed your stay and the amenities that were on offer.Our maintenance team takes note of the remarks which you mentioned about the bad odor , for which we hope to look in to and rectify...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This hotel is a very difficult one to review. The service is friendly but terrible - you will have to ask for everything yourself. The room was just an ok 3 star standard. The wifi didn't reach the room. However, the building is a beautiful...More

    Thank EveryOtherYear
    Response from GM Q, Manager at The Sanctuary At TissawewaResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our Hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each & every stay. Appreciate your comments you have mentioned & apologize for the...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed in a deluxe room, which didn't really have anything deluxe. The food was ok but the restaurant had no baby chair so we instead opted to dine on the verandah. Our baby was fascinated by the monkeys playing in the park and the...More

    Thank Paul N
    Response from GM Q, Manager at The Sanctuary At TissawewaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor following your recent stay at The sanctuary at Tissawewa. Your Feedback is important to us in every way. So we Thank you for Bringing some areas that need to...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We visited this restaurant with high hopes. It took over 30 minutes to bring our drinks, over 1.5 hours to bring our food, and only once we had asked several times. Starters and mains came together. We were told we cannot order hoppers as it...More

    Thank Rani B
    Response from GM Q, Manager at The Sanctuary At TissawewaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for visiting The Sanctuary at Tissawewa for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We apologize for any inconvenience caused to you & regret the certain aspects of the service received by you have not met your expectations. Your feedback...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We did not stay but wanted to visit as my wife stayed her previously. The old charm remains and quiet tree planted natural grounds remain. People should appreciate that this isn't a top modern hotel but has a super location and is very different to...More

    Thank macfod
    Response from GM Q, Manager at The Sanctuary At TissawewaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing The Sanctuary at Tissawewa for a stopover for Lunch. We are pleased and are delighted to know that you enjoyed the attentive services provided by our team. We do hope your stopover for lunch with us was none other...More

    The Lakeside Hotel at Nuwarawewa
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
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    • $127 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 200
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    • Sri Lanka >
    • North Central Province >
    • Anuradhapura
    • Also Known As
    • Tissawewa Resthouse Anuradhapura
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    Traveler (137)
    Room & Suite (28)
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    "Rooms on upstairs should be quieter"
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    "If going with a bigger family or group of friends, select a room at the upper level as it has a nice sitting..."
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    "pack mosquito repellant if you want to enjoy the beautiful grounds of the hotel"
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    "Higher floors would be better for ventilation and natural atmosphere."
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