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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 March 2015

First of all I must thank for Mr. Ganesh (Resident manager) and his team for their exceptional service. This location is good for a person who is looking for a calm and quiet place for relaxing for some time. Although this hotel is bit old and required some renovation it still cater to you high quality service. Staff is very... More 

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Thank Sanjay J
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2015

This hotel is old and is in need of updating to stay in competition with the newer hotels around this area. The only nice thing about this place is the view, which is fantastic. But the rooms are small, the bathroom are small, the food is average to below average. The staff is typical old school. There is nothing to... More 

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Stockholm
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47 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015

This hotel has obviously not been updated for many years if ever.. The room looked old with a telly that can only be seen in museums these days. We stayed for two nights and the only toilet accessories we were given was two " teabags " of shampoo and two small pieces of soap . Wifi is only available on... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

Pros Beautiful view of lake from veranda and our room Clean room Tasty breakfast Special touch - they arrange your table and put the flag of your country of origin on your table Helpful staff Spacious room Cons Bathroom tired and Needs updating

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2015

Hotel is located in amazing location.It has facing to Girithale Tank with amazing view.we had our booking in very last minute and got a big room even though its located corner of the hotel.Rooms and bathrooms are clean,but little old looking.staff are very helpful and friendly.all are smiling.we felt so relax and highly recommended who need relax and calm place... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 28 January 2015

We enjoyed an inspirational stay at this hotel! The sunset, sunrise and full moon views over the picturesque lake were absolutely breathtaking! Our hotel room was a charming 80's mountain chalet style of architecture with timber lined walls and cathedral ceilings. It was on the top level and had sensational views from the original timber framed windows (we witnessed an... More 

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Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

Hotel is good. You cannot expect five star facilities. But really worth for money. Lovely surrounding. Nice place to relax. Food is good. Lot of varieties. There are several places you can visit. Jungle safari is one of the popular activity. You can watch wild elephants. If you lucky enough you can see the leopard. But only if you are... More 

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Gampaha, Sri Lanka
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Me and my husband stayed at Hotel Giritale two days. Though it is a small hotel, very clean and pleasant. the lake view and the surrounding is amazing. The hotel staff is very friendly. Very delicious foods. It is worth for a second visit.

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Thank Duminda S
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Reviewed 16 January 2015

I would definitely come back to Sri Lanka- I have never had such helpful and kind hosts anywhere else! Amazing food even to the fussiest of eaters like myself!! The views and the Fresh Lime Juice top of an already amazing stay!

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London, United Kingdom
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38 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 January 2015

Stayed for 2 nights as part of a group. It is set in magnificent grounds with beautiful views to the lake. The buffet style food was boring but the staff helpful. There is Wifi available in the terrace reception area, Rooms are a little dated but stunning views compensate for this Within the grounds kis a spa with fantastic Ayuravedic... More 

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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
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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: RM255 - RM415 (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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