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Polonnaruwa Resthouse

43 reviews
Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good18%
  • Average20%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible31%
7 Jun 2017
“Excellent Sri Lankan rice & curry in lovely setting”
24 Mar 2017
“Lunch with lake views!!”
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch on the way to Uga Bay. Had a fantastic authentic SL rice and curry meal with plenty of tasty dishes including lovely cuttlefish fish and sprats dish. Dinining room setting is is right over Prakrama Samudra tank with a fantastic...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped by to have lunch and recharge for the cultural visit. They offer a fabulous authentic Sri Lankan buffet. It is in close proximity to the Polonnaruwe cultural office which is handy. Staff, very friendly and helpful.

1  Thank Suvieve
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

We didn't book our stay in Polonnaruwa rest but found the owner of this guesthouse in the Center of the town and he took us to his place by tuktuk for free. The room was clean and comfortable, though the hot water was not working....More

2  Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We stopped by for lunch and the food was a real Sri Lankan rice & curry. Even though it was a buffet, it was a Sri Lankan meal so don't expect anything else. If you enjoy Sri Lankan food, this is the place to go....More

1  Thank jpst1223
Reviewed 28 December 2015

The Resthouse has beautiful views of the lake and a tremendous location to explore Polonnaruwa, but the service is bad. We booked a room only to arrive at the Resthouse and be sent to one of two rooms without a lake view. The room had...More

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"Request a room with a lake view."
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"Room 105 very limited views. Stayed in room 106 good view of lake. Room 108 has private verandah"
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"all are equally good"
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"The buffet lunch is fantastic. I think the hotel is not open at the moment due to renovations."
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