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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its a nice place to stay Relatively near to the Ruins and the lunch buffet is world class (Sri Lankan food) standard lots of variety of dishes and free flow of papadam!! Service standard provided by the staff is of 5stars quality and they are very very friendly especially Shani. Of course when my wife and i are back i...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking for good value for the money as Hotels in Sri Lanka is terribly expensive comparing to similar Hotels in other countries. Excellent value for the money. Will recommed to others. Management was very helpful to visitors with guidance and advice. Thank you Trip Advisor for helping us to locate Ariya. Buffet has a real good spread. Not spicy...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed October 25, 2016

After a long hot day travelling from Colombo and then climbing Sigiriya we were ready for a hot shower, meal and a comfortable bed. Our driver booked us into Ariya Rest House and we were greeted very warmly and shown our room. Our initial room was large with 3 double beds (for my family of 3) with an adjoining shower...

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Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate lunch at Ariya's restaurant. The food was great and varied, the people who worked there were very kind and generous and the price was fair(more than all the other places we have been to). We highly recommend visiting if you are in the area.

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Hangzhou, China
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Very friendly staff with good hospitality. Excellent buffet with all the delicious curries & specious & comfortable dinning area. Very clean rooms with hot water. Very pleasant and memorable stay. Good location to visit the surroundings. Hiran & Wyome Dole

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Reviewed September 7, 2016

I hired a driver in Sri Lanka and this was one of the planned lunch stops. It was a Curry based buffet that day (not sure if it is different on other days). To be honest, I was a little wary when I arrived because after days of heavily spiced foods, I was hot and hungry but not really in...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed July 27, 2016

The room itself was clean but very tired. Hot water was only a dribble but I did manage to clean myself. Pillows were hard and need replacing and far too many mosquitoes in the room. Restaurant was very good and I enjoyed my meal. Staff are excellent.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed July 13, 2016

we had a delightful stay at this lovely hotel. Bed room is very specious and comfortable just like being at home. is it close to the city, but in a very quite area. I would like to be recommend for that ariya inn.

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Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying here after a long day exploring both Sigiraya and Polonnaruwa. The owner and staff are welcoming and very friendly and accommodating. The room was basic but very clean. The bed was comfortable and the fan and air conditioning worked perfectly to make my stay relaxing. The mosquito net was essential and worked to keep...

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We went to Ariya Rest House after visiting Polonaruwa's archeological site. The place is very simple but perfectly clean. The hosts and waitress are great and smily. And you can be sure to discover delicious - and not too spicy- Sri Lankan food. There's a very nice "all you can eat" buffet with every type of vegetarian delights and some...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Address: near Polonnaruwa-Colombo Main Road | 210 km away from Colombo, Bendiwewa, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Polonnaruwa
Price Range: $25 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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