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Matale, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Have a great view with the girithale lake. Rooms have this beautiful views. Foods are also nice. Have a spa. Pool also have a nice view. It's greenish look is very attractive. Staff is very friendly and helpful.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here as part of arranged trip hotel has lovely views of lake. Has small swimmingpool too. Room reasonable but bathroom could do with updating and pillows too.dinner was included and was buffet with good choice of spicy and more plainer food too loved puddings esp choc mousse...really fun staff member served me noodles and cake and i laughed when...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We have been there three times. It is a great, quiet, and very picturesque place to stay. It overlooks the big Giritalle lake. We stay there when we want to visit Polonnaruwa or Sigiriya. Both places are about 10 minutes drive from the hotel. In the mornings you can go for walks in to the forest or along the nearby...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed at this hotel and enjoyed our stay. The hotel is located in top of a mountain and could see the Giritale tank from the room, lobby area and the restaurant. Staff were friendly. However rooms are small and had a very bad smell. It seems pillows are not clean. Bathrooms were clean but small. For us it was...

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1Thank Prasad223
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Average stay, check in was easy. Rooms a bit small (For families), but clean. The staff (except for dining room) was very friendly and helpful. Pool needs more maintenance. The food was lacking the variance, no refills. The action station guy tied his level best to keep it going. The breakfast was pathetic comparing to same class hotels. Observed very...

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Thank Sumesh D
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We (my family - altogether 3 families) at this most Amazing hotel from 13th Oct till 14th Oct. We had the most amazing experience in every single way . Location was truly a heaven, great hotel , very very nice food and we truly tasted the freshness of the food.Amazingly friendly staff , (go above and beyond and true professionals)...

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Thank S R
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Stayed with a friend during a tour to Lake Minneriya to see the Elephants. Food was good overall. Service was good. View of the lake in the distance. Pool was ok but not overly large. We did not swim while we were there as there were lots of family groups having fun.

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Thank Janet H
Peshawar, Pakistan
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Good budget hotel, staff is cooperative, rooms are good air-con in working condition. Food was good bit expensive in my opinion.......overall ambiance good, located at nice place, good view. If you are looking for a budget hotel it's nice one to stay for a night......

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Thank Fakher K
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 7 October 2016

It's a 3 star unpretentious hotel with a very ugly entrance area and a depressing and dark lobby. However when you cross over to the other side a beautiful and panoramic view of the lake and mountains greet you. The view is clear and beautiful throughout the day but it is spectacular in the mornings and at sunset. The lobby...

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Thank Gayan P
England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We spent one night here on the way from Sigiriya to Kandy. We checked in a couple of hours before sunset, and were really excited to be able to spot a few elephants from our bedroom window! We promptly went out to sit in the bar area, which overlooks the lake, to do some wildlife spotting and watch the sunset....

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Giritale Hotel

Address: Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Polonnaruwa > Giritale
Price Range: €53 - €87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Giritale Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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“Good view, In front of the Giritale lake”
 of 5 bubbles Prasad223, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have the splendid view of the Girithale tank, higher floors are the better.”
 of 5 bubbles 987sumeshd, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are with the view of beautiful lake. However I suggest ask for a delux room”
 of 5 bubbles srI2737MR, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Wifi only available in the Lobby. No elevator so make sure you can walk up stairs not good for elderly or disabled”
 of 5 bubbles JanetH418, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“One of the rooms with an unobstructed view and a balcony”
  • Beautiful view  of the lake and across
  • Sunset from thehotel
  • The beds are child size
 of 5 bubbles 924gayanp, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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