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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed 1 night with 9 other friends. The location was near the National Park and the rooms were clean and comfortable. My friends and I were very impressed with staff service. I arrived at hotel feeling unwell thus did not join my friends for dinner at restaurant. My friends ordered porridge for me but I think to Sri Lankans, porridge/congee...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had our own Bungalow and slept very well after a great safari. Dinner as well as breakfast were served as Buffet. Unfortunately the plates were not heated so some dishes were already cold by the time we got there. Staff is very friendly but could improve their english. Wifi is only available in the lobby.

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ElephantReach_Mgt, Rooms Division Manager at Hotel Elephant Reach, responded to this review

Dear Sera, Thank you for the time taken to review Elephant Reach Hotel - Yala on Trip Advisor. Your comments & views concerning our property are truly welcoming and appreciated as these help us in identifying and developing areas that need further improvement. The comments regarding the restaurant were noted and looked into while plans are underway to expand the...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel itself is quite basic, a lot has been hashed together. A few fancy touches here and there. Food is sub standard, the menu is a photocopied sheet with the same options for lunch and dinner with only 1 vegetarian option! Cocktails were appalling. Staff were helpful enough but not to a standard you would expect from an establishment...

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ElephantReach_Mgt, Rooms Division Manager at Hotel Elephant Reach, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the time taken to express your views on Elephant Reach Hotel - Yala. All of your comments were well noted and are been taken care of. We believe this will not hold you from visiting our property once again as ground work is underway to include interesting features that would stimulate the curiosity of...

Noida, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful cottage resort, nice and spacious rooms, lot of greenery, good variety of food and helpful staff. All these element make your stay comfortable and pleasurable. The Restaurant manager was particularly a very helpful and caring guy

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ElephantReach_Mgt, Rooms Division Manager at Hotel Elephant Reach, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Elephant Reach Hotel as your holiday destination in Yala. It was indeed our pleasure to have hosted you at our property. Whilst appreciating the time taken to review us on Trip Advisor, we truly are pleased for highlighting the features you liked most. As you know, ours is a property that blends with...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not too far from Yala National Park this basic but comfortable hotel is the ideal place to stay. Rooms were clean and a good size. Water pressure in the bathroom was low but to be expected in the location. Very friendly and helpful staff who were obviously proud of their hotel and all that the area offers. Food was good...

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ElephantReach_Mgt, Rooms Division Manager at Hotel Elephant Reach, responded to this review

Dear lousunde, We truly appreciate the time taken by you to review Elephant Reach Hotel - Yala on Trip Advisor. Thank you for highlighting the features you liked most. This helps us in maintaining our set standards whilst at the same time identifying any areas that need further improvement. Ours is a hotel that's filled with charm & beauty that...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charming place...nice and serene. Check in was quick and easy with FD manager Bradley ushering us to the chalet with a tour of the beautiful hotel. Room was neat and clean, and so was the bathroom...however the shower could do with a bit of an upgrade. It was nice and quiet in the evening with the dimly lit pathways adding...

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ElephantReach_Mgt, Rooms Division Manager at Hotel Elephant Reach, responded to this review

Dear Faraj T, Your precious time spent on reviewing Elephant Reach Hotel - Yala on Trip Advisor is highly appreciated and valued. We believe you had an enjoyable stay at our property and was well taken care of. Thank you for highlighting the features you liked most. Ours is a hotel that's put together to resemble the charm & beauty...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Average hotel. Rooms were just ok. Toilets badly need an upgrade. Too old. Showers were terrible. We stayed two nights. We had to have a set menu lunch for one day. Little disappointing since there was no buffet. Other meals were buffet. Though it was not a great spread, food was tasty. Restaurant manager Menaka gave a very good service....

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ElephantReach_Mgt, Room Division Manager at Hotel Elephant Reach, responded to this review

Dear indikaliyanahewage, Thank you for the time taken to review Elephant Reach Hotel - Yala on Trip Advisor. You highlighting the features you liked most are truly appreciated as these help us in attesting our strong areas and the areas that need improvement, so that we could offer a service that meets up or even exceed customer expectations. In addition...

Ware, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Currently staying at Elephant Reach and having an awesome holiday! The staff are so friendly and bend over backwards to make your vacation the best! Menaka, Pila and Madura are only a few of the names I've remembered, but there are so many more staff that deserve crediting. The food is good, plenty and caters for all - Sri Lankan...

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ElephantReach_Mgt, Rooms Division Manager at Hotel Elephant Reach, responded to this review

Dear Carolineedmonds, Thank you for the time taken to review Elephant Reach Hotel - Yala on Trip Advisor. It was indeed our pleasure to have hosted you at our property. Your comments and suggestions are welcoming and highly valued as these help us in attesting our actual areas of strength and areas that need further improvement. We appreciate you highlighting...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Located in a very serene environment, it is the perfect place for relaxation. Food was good, hospitality was warm and rooms were amazing. The staff are extremely accommodating. They helped us by packing a breakfast for "take-away", as we had to start at 4 am in the morning for our next destination. The food was neatly packed and could see...

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ElephantReach_Mgt, Room Division Manager at Hotel Elephant Reach, responded to this review

Dear varunprithvi1484, Thank you for the time taken to review Elephant Reach - Yala on Trip Advisor. We value your comments and the features you liked most as this provides us with the basis to identify the areas we are strong at as well as the areas that need further improvement. The hotel as mentioned by you is indeed very...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed December 4, 2016

I stayed at Elephant Reach during one of my trips to the Yala National Park with my wife. We have stayed at this hotel a couple of times before as well. The overall its a decent, but average hotel. Location 4/5 : Very conveniently located for trips to the Yala National Park. Rooms 4/5 : Decent rooms that are very...

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ElephantReach_Mgt, Manager - Rooms Division at Hotel Elephant Reach, responded to this review

Dear Rayexpeditions, Thank you for the time taken to review Elephant Reach Hotel, Yala on Trip Advisor. You high lighting the hotel's location is indeed appreciated as well as the rooms and the swimming pool. The check-in staff were commended on your review. We expect all our staff to maintain the hotel's service standards which results in meeting the levels...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elephant Reach, located bordering the Ruhuna Yala National Park, invites travelers to enjoy the bountiful nature in its natural surrounding whilst experiencing authentic Sri Lankan hospitality combined with luxury. Thus the experience of a stay at Elephant Reach will be cherished by all who step inside this nature haven. Located near the entry point of Yala National Park, Elephant Reach presents luxury in its simplicity combining nature. Another unblemished element of Elephant Reach is the Sri Lankan hospitality which truly makes the stay cherished and unforgettable. At Elephant Reach you are bound to experience true Sri Lankan hospitality in unison with beauty of nature and wild life. Thus Elephant Reach ensures that its guest enjoy luxury in simplicity coupled with Sri Lankan hospitality, which makes them return to this Isle Paradise, the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, our beautiful Sri Lanka. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Elephant Reach

Address: Yala Junction, Kirinda 82614, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Kirinda
Price Range: $62 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Elephant Reach 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms close to pool is recommended”
 of 5 bubbles indikaliyanahewage, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“All bungalow rooms around the pool seem the same. We slept very well”
 of 5 bubbles glamjan, Oct 30, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms we saw appeared to be good.”
 of 5 bubbles Maioha, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the pools are advised. The lobby has free wifi. Has a lovely rooftop bar/pub. Also has a tree house for kids.”
 of 5 bubbles 323amitabhv, Aug 30, 2016 | Read review
“Book Chalet rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Bhagya_S_K, Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
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