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Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is one of those hotels that you just book for the view. It's unbeatable, for sure. As you arrive you already get a glimpse of the amazing view this hotel has to offer. It's just breathtaking. The hotel (especially the rooms) itself though are very dated. The bed is small, the bathroom was tiny (and a bit dirty) and the shower was probably our worst shower the entire three weeks in Sri Lanka. But we accepted it all for the amazing view this hotel has to offer. It would be wise for the hotel though, especially since Giritale is getting more and more popular for tourists, so I'm sure there will be more and more hotels, to update the rooms.
All the staff members were amazing and super friendly. We had a great roomboy who decorated our bed every day!

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Ganeshan T, General Manager at Giritale Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

Dear Guest,

Thank for your comments. The Hotel will be starting refurbishment 01st of May 2018.
Thanking You...

Best Regards

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Stayed at the Giritale Hotel in August for three nights. Twin room was plenty big enough and clean. Wonderful view from the restaurant terrace area over looking the late - we saw an elephant in the distance. The buffet food for dinner and breakfast was great - plenty of choice/

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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Ganeshan T, General Manager at Giritale Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Dear Guest,

Greeting from Giritale Hotel....
Thank you very much for your wonderful comments.We like to see you again.

Best Regards & Have a Nice Day.

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

This was our eight visit to Giritale Hotel and the service of the staff is excellent!! Spectacular view across the lake and valley, rooms clean and spacious, best place to relax with amazing food and value for money..

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with friends
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Ganeshan T, General Manager at Giritale Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Dear Guest,
Thank you very much for your comments and we wish to see you again for nine time.

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

The hotel is ideally located over looking the Girithale reservoir built over 600 years ago and the lush greeny and invariably misty Knuckles range of mountains, Minneriya and Kaudulla sanctuaries

Large verandah of the hotel is located at a height from where you can conveniently catch a stunning birds eye view of the Girithale tank and the misty range of mountains. All rooms too are facing the reservoir and the mountains.

View is unique, because you sit in a large verandah of a hotel built on top of a small hillock , located in dry zone of the country but blessed with fresh cool breeze passing through over 3500 ft high Knuckles range of mountains and the Girithale reservoir.

Apart from the stunning view I must also mention that staff is very friendly and the hospitality extended during our stay was remarkable.

Food was good in relation the pricing and standard expected from the class of hotels.

We are definitely looking forward to come back next year to stay longer. Upul Hettiarachchi

  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
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Ganeshan T, General Manager at Giritale Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Dear Guest,
Thanks for you best comment.We are happy to spend your relaxing time with us.
We will arrange unforgettable service for your next visit..

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

It was a very pleasant experience at Giritale Hotel. Our family members all enjoyed the stay there. There were varities of food.very delicious.... The Manager , the front office staff , housekeeping and all other hotel staff were very cooperative and very helpful and friendly too. The manager and the whole staff should be highly commended for their dedication and service. May I mention something very special, that is the warm welcome and hospitality. Once visit that would become a lifetime very positive experience. Good wishes to Giritale hotel......

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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1  Thank Kamal S
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Ganeshan T, General Manager at Giritale Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for your comments.
We are much appreciated your comments about my staff and our location.We will hope to give you a best service for your next visit.

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