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Hotel Elephant Bay

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Don't expect to much for the price you pay. The hotel rooms are appr $ 30 per night.We had een room with river view with a huge tree blocking the view. Nevertheless the view is nice as you can watch the elephants bath in the...More

Thank Maya G
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

All I can say is don't stay here. The area is awful only nip in for the day to see the elephants (even that is sad with elephants in chains). Everything around closes at 5pm so you have 3 restaurants to choose from. Luckily we...More

2  Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 3 April 2018

The people working there are lovely and the location great. This is where the positive comments end. The rooms are dirty and shabby. The place is disorganised. The breakfast is poor. I am sure there are better places to stay in Pinnawala

2  Thank Roddies04
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I'm loathe to say this but I literally have nothing positive to say about my recent stay at Elephant Bay Hotel Pinnawala. The first problem we encountered was that despite the website saying that check-in was not until 4pm, the reality is that a police...More

3  Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Remember if you arrive before 4 pm you have to pay entrance fee. Even though you have a booking at the hotel. The rooms are clean and big. Nice bathrooms. Big balcony with elephant view. They come 2-3 a day to take a bath. The...More

1  Thank Louise C
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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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