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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Was brought here for lunch on my tour company recommendation. The food is average. I don't usually eat a big lunch yet the only choice was a buffet. So as I was paying for it I felt obliged to have more than a bowl of soup!! Food was cold, other than that the selection was ok. Nice view of the... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

From the outset looks nice place but their service is a let down you literally have to go and fetch a waiter to get the service and they are not bother at all when it comes to time it takes ages to get your order in the table and more over very crowded with all sorts of people not a... More 

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Singapore
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Reviewed 2 February 2015

We did not stay here. It had views of Mihintale and it is by the lake with nice views. We felt that food was expensive and after completing the trip, we realized that price is about the same in many places. they took a long time to serve ala carte, but the taste was nice and well prepared. Toilets were... More 

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Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

Came here to have lunch on our drivers reccommodation. Prices are slightly above average. we ordered Nasi Gorenge and Duo grilled chicken and fish. The chicken in both dishes was cooked so long that it became very chewy and dry. The seafood was very salty and chewy also. The staff service response was very slow and we were about to... More 

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Reviewed 21 February 2014

i didn't stay at the hotel but i tried the food for lunch. the food is not good and cold, the service is slow and bad and probably the most touristic place i've ever seen. not a pleasant experience...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2013

I stayed here as part of a tour of the cultural triangle. The room I had was blocked by tables. Staff were unhelpful, lazy and were more preoccupied on their phones. The only upside is a good view of the lake. Stay away from this place

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Reviewed 20 April 2013

This place had a clean room but was only ok. Easy walk into town but very hotelly - guest house would be much nicer. We got an aircon room but the aircon broke through the night (they didn't charge us in the end for it). It has a large function area right outside the room doors so thankfully there was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2013

We were here for 2 nights and was sufficient to visit the ancient attractions in and around anuradapura city. If you are looking for very basic accommodation for what you pay for then this place can be recommended. We heard that not too many visitror traveling to Anuradapura but they go to Polonnaruwa and Dambulla. But ever since we started... More 

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Kandy
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Reviewed 16 February 2013

We were taken here by our driver from a previous hotel...this was the only hotel so far that we haven't organised ourselves and I have to say we learnt a lesson! The rooms were damp and smelly, the staff weren't particularly helpful and I would only recommend the buffet if you get there early as it can sit out for... More 

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Munich
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2013

Our stay there was part of a tour through the cultural triangle organized by a hotel in Kandy. The room was ok, the fan switch was broken, but an electrician came to repair it quickly when we've asked for it. Bathroom was okay. There were moskito nets over the beds. The restaurant offered a very nice view over the lake... More 

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Address: 4b/2 lake rd, Town centre,, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Anuradhapura
Number of rooms: 9
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“Choose somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles AminE571, 15 May 2013 | Read review
“suggest not one near dining area if possible as it gets used as public toilet at lunch time”
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“give the room a sniff for mildew before you accept it.”
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