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Ariya Rest House

Near Polonnaruwa-Colombo Main Road 210 km away from Colombo, Bendiwewa, Polonnaruwa 51000 Sri Lanka
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#14 of 100 B&Bs / Inns in Polonnaruwa

See why so many travelers make Ariya Rest House their guest house of choice when visiting Polonnaruwa. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a family-friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Polonnaruwa Archaeological Ruins (1.3 mi) and Lankathilaka Image House (1.3 mi), guests of Ariya Rest House can easily experience some of Polonnaruwa's most well known attractions.

As your “home away from home,” the guest house rooms offer air conditioning, a seating area, and a desk, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available.

Guests have access to room service, newspaper, and baggage storage while staying at Ariya Rest House. In addition, Ariya Rest House offers free breakfast, which will help make your Polonnaruwa trip additionally gratifying. And, as an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

During your visit, be sure to check out one of Polonnaruwa's popular Chinese restaurants such as Ruins Chaaya and Sunrise And Akila Restaurant, all a short distance from Ariya Rest House.

At Ariya Rest House, your comfort and satisfaction come first, and they look forward to welcoming you to Polonnaruwa.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Breakfast in the room
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Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
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marmo4353 wrote a review Dec 2019
Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka2 contributions
We had a very peaceful stay at Ariya. Rooms are super clean and a beautiful pool. The staff is beyond amazing with the host speaking good English and always a huge smile. Food was also excellent if looking for authentic Sri Lankan cuisine
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
Katie M wrote a review Nov 2019
Tuscany, Italy81 contributions56 helpful votes
We had a fantastic traditional Sri Lankan buffet lunch. So many curries to pick from, all incredibly delicious. There was sweets and tea/coffee included in the price. Great service, delicious food and very reasonably priced
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Noelia wrote a review Oct 2019
Tenerife, Spain33 contributions13 helpful votes
A tuk tuk driver left us there, he promised a good spa massage, first of all we were in a small room, without zen music, with light on and also a noisy fan, we were two people. Laddys were talking between them middle of massage, well if I can call it massage, they just put oil on us, without any technique.. .
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
PineappleKoala wrote a review Sep 2019
Bristol, United Kingdom5 contributions1 helpful vote
I arrived to this marvellous place last night as it was recommended to me by a friend. I found here great rooms, very well maintained and clean. Staff is friendly and helpful in every possible way. The spa offers traditional range of treatments to choose from so for me it great benefit of the place as I was dying to indulge myself a bit after travelling every day around Sri Lanka. What blown my mind here is that all is full natural. Every single massage oil, every ingredient used for facial scrubs and masks. Sauna is filled with essential leaves to give you all of the benefits of sitting in it. The steam beds that they have here are amazing! I never saw anything like that. Whatever question I asked I had full explanation why they using ingredients they do and even if I was very curious about details they were more than happy to share their knowledge with me. The food was honestly awesome. I can highly recommend this place to everyone who want to have real Sri Lanka experience.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Kinaia wrote a review Sep 2019
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If you are looking for tasty food,brilliant staff and comfortable bed this is the place for you. Me and my friends stayed here one night but it was enough to relax. We used the swimming pool, then had 3 hours spa treatment and finished with delicious food. The hotel is near by all the attractions in the area as well.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
$21 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Sri LankaNorth Central ProvincePolonnaruwa
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ariya Rest House
Which popular attractions are close to Ariya Rest House?
Nearby attractions include Gal Vihara (1.4 miles), Polonnaruwa Vatadage (1.6 miles), and Passikudah Beach (5.0 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Ariya Rest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Ariya Rest House?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a desk, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Ariya Rest House?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Ariya Rest House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ariya Rest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Jaga Food, Rasa Bojun Gedara, and Gami Gedara.
Does Ariya Rest House have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Ariya Rest House offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Ariya Rest House?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Ariya Rest House?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Ariya Rest House?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Lankathilaka Image House (1.3 miles), Polonnaruwa (1.6 miles), and Sathmahal Prasada (1.6 miles).