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    Hotel Elephant Bay

    Hotel Elephant Bay Road, Pinnawala, Sri Lanka
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    Overview
    • Excellent20%
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    “elephant bay” (10 reviews)
    “the river” (64 reviews)
    “great view” (7 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 153 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We stayed at this hotel for one night. Turns out you cannot check in before 4pm as the government now regulates the entry to the river during elephant bathing time. Which, in the end, is less of a problem than it sounds like. You can...More

    Thank annba21
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I went to the Hotel Elephant Bay with my family because it is on the river where the elephants from the Pinnawala Orphanage are bathed. The hotel has comfortable rooms and excellent food. Due to a Government ruling you cannot access the hotel until 4pm...More

    Thank judydoubas
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Pros: - Great location to see the elephants bathing - A family of 4 can stay in 1 room Cons: - Blood and urine stained unwashed bedsheets. We asked for clean sheets and they brought 2 more sets to the room. The second set was...More

    Thank TJOct2017
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Private location to enjoy the elephant bath daily near the Pinnawala elephant orphanage. Not over crowded but designed more for the Chinese tourists. The newly built rooms are nice to stay if you are planning to stay overnight. Sometimes the food served is little cold...More

    Thank Sajith W
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Strict regarding 4pm checkin time, we could not even drop off our bags at reception to go do other activities. We had to negotiate and in the end my sister got to go drop our bags and i had to wait up the road... Room...More

    Thank Maxime M
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    • US$31 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Sabaragamuwa Province >
    • Pinnawala
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    Lani H
    23 September 2015|
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    Response from Madhusagara | Reviewed this property |
    You can take Bus to Kandy and get down KARADUPANA JUNCTION. FROM THERE TAKE BUS TO RAMBUKKANA AND GET DOWN IN PINNAWELLA. Or take taxi. Or you can travel by train from colombo to Rambukkana ( colombo -Kandy or Colombo... More
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    "ask for a room with a balcony overlooking the river"
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    "best elephant views from a hotel I have ever seen."
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