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Ariya Rest House

near Polonnaruwa-Colombo Main Road | 210 km away from Colombo, Bendiwewa, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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... More 

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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... More 

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Thank Lou-b9
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Helpful and friendly are what i can describe of this place. Although i stayed for one night and seems to be in the trees, the hospitality of the people running this place makes for warm and welcoming time in this ancient city. Lunch is good too.

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Thank Wack-Kan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We have been to Ariya rest on 18th June for lunch,we were given a warm welcome, food was excellent and they have all the authentic srilankan cuisines as well as the other cuisine as well, very testy too. very friendly staff, happy to be there 👍

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Thank Bumika R
Munich, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We spent two nights in the Ariya Rest House. After a warm welcome with fresh juice, we had dinner - rice and curry which was served in several little bowls. It was so delicious. All the food was excellent. Shani, the hotel manager, is a great host. She organised everything for us and on the second evening we had a... More 

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Thank SiaD88
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Well worth having dinner here too as the food was of great quality and a massive helping. The room was good value for our budget. Very friendly and helpful staff. mosquito net was provided which was good as there were about 5 mosquitoes in the room. Air conditioning unit was small so took a fair while to cool the room

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Thank Rach P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

It seems most of the reviews describe the restaurant (which is huge) and not the guest house, which is pretty small. A double room with a/c cost us 6000lkr per night. The owners are nice. There is a TV in the room, the bed is covered by a mosquito net. The bed would be somewhat short for a person over... More 

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Thank Andrey K
Ratnagiri, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

nice place to have a meal and accommodation .they treat very well.place to take variety of srilankan foods and traditional sweets,it is s quiet place.good parking facility and washroom in good condition.

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Thank ruh2006lak
Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Welcoming with delicious fresh papaya juice! All the food are very tasteful & healthfully because cooking on traditional way & lots of food items are traditional & natural. also desert items included Sri Lankan traditional sweets. It's so delicious & new experience for lots of foreigners.very close to polonaruwa ruins & ancient city . Staff so friendly..

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Ariya Rest House

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 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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