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The Sanctuary At Tissawewa

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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely colonial property in a fantastic location, we used the bikes provided by the hotel to tour the temple areas, a great way to get around. Enjoyed sitting on the veranda drinking mocktails watching the monkeys playing in the gardens and in the evening the...More

1  Thank Madkath
Response from GM Q, Manager at The Sanctuary At TissawewaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, We are pleased to know that you had enjoyed your visit to this property.Our team is happy to know that you had enjoyed our service and meals.We all welcome you back to spend a few more nights on your next visit to Anuradhapura....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quiet hotel. Monkey playing in the garden. Beautiful porch. Good Food. WiFi shaky. Hotel close to the stupa. Unfortunately it is a bit far from the old town, so in the eventing not easy to go somewhere.More

Thank Britta G
Response from GM Q, Manager at The Sanctuary At TissawewaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking time to share with us your experience at this property.We are pleased to know that you had a great stay and your satisfaction on our service and meals.We all welcome you back to spend a few nights on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, an attractive building with what could be lovely grounds, but things are a bit tatty. The staff are exceptionally nice and helpful, but money needs to be spent to upgrade things. Sorry not to be more positive. The chef tries hard with the...More

Thank paul5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like the old style, some complain that it’s poorly maintained but perhaps that’s what you get in old buildings. I found it fine. Also the food was good (we ordered Sri Lankan style food) and tasty and it arrived after 15 minutes. Staff was very...More

Thank Katja R
Response from GM Q, Manager at The Sanctuary At TissawewaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, We are pleased to know that you had enjoyed your stay & the amenities.Our team takes note of your satisfaction on our service & meals.We all welcome you back to spend a few more nights on your next visit to Sri Lanka. Thank...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for three nights at the start of our holiday travelling around Sri Lanka. This old colonial hotel is set in large grounds and is in a good location near to several temples, the royal gardens and 'the tank' ( a large reservoir /lake)....More

Thank Christine4186
Response from GM Q, Manager at The Sanctuary At TissawewaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, We are pleased to know that you had enjoyed your stay and the amenities.Our team takes note of your satisfaction on our service and meals. We all welcome you back to spend a few more nights on your next visit to Sri Lanka....More

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"Upstairs gives a good view of the gardens"
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"Pay more for an upstairs room."
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"Try to book a room on the second floor, facing the veranda and garden!"
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