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Manel Guest House

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All reviewsnew buildingguest houserice fieldshis guitarvillage safarisri lankabest place in townfriendly managerwarm atmospherereception and restaurant areahot watertea or coffeewould definitely stay here againtoilet and showernon acbike rentalgreat stay
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really relaxed place, very friendly staff! If you ask nicely layan will get his guitar out for you! Very helpful sorting out safari and bus tickets. Food is also recommended, the rice and curry is especially good.

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Location was very good, only 10 mins by bike to the main archaeological site. A nice breakfast is included and you can a very cheap and nice dinner in the common garden. Beers a bit a rip-off but it's the same all around Sri Lanka....More

Thank Alessia_Camera
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We only stayed at this guesthouse for one night but if we had needed to extend our stay in Polonnaruwa we would have had no hesitation in doing so. Our rooms were what we expected, no frills but everything worked perfectly (hot water, fans, adapter...More

Thank aiperera
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights and had wonderful memories here! The room is clean and comfortable, food is delicious. The host Layan is really a good and honest guy. We have lovely music beer time together after dinner. And I made mistake when I...More

Thank Yichun S
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I know this is a very cheap spot, but the Room we had was disgustingly unclean. The sheets were full of stains so we had to ask for some fresh ones. Other parts of the room (mirror, cupboard etc) seemed that they arent cleaned regulary....More

Thank P. R
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"Splurge on AC if you can"
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"Ask for room 18 in the new building at the back"
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"Get a room that is not facing the afternoon sun!"
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"Upstairs rooms have a nice view over the paddy fields"
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