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    The Royal Lotus

    Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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    Overview
    • Excellent8%
    • Very good23%
    • Average42%
    • Poor20%
    • Terrible7%
    6 Jun 2016
    “Good place, Good Staff...”
    12 May 2015
    “Great location who loves wild life.....”
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    1 - 5 of 72 reviews

    Reviewed 6 June 2016

    A good budget hotel with nice atmosphere and good friendly staff. I have visited and stayed here for more than 5 times. Food range is not that great but good. The pool is not that great but the rooms are good.

    Thank Manjula R
    Reviewed 12 May 2015

    A little bit old hotel..but nice friendly staff....The rooms were very basic need to renovate . Wonderful view at the evening specially at the pool area..cool night lake breeze... Pool....ops it should be upgrade quickly ..... but nice calm environment... Its not a big variety...More

    Thank Dinuka D
    Reviewed 4 April 2015

    The real highlight of the Royal Lotus was the pool and the wonderful view. The rooms were very basic, nothing special - definitely need an upgrade. Wifi was available, but too slow to really use. Restaurant was quite good, they had a buffet for dinner...More

    1  Thank aus_christie
    Reviewed 20 August 2014

    worse. The staff are sooo concerned about forigners but not locals like us... Their attention on local visitors lack in big time... :) Overoll its a good hotel... hope to come again if the administration upgrade the standards of the rooms....

    1  Thank Surein A
    Reviewed 19 August 2014

    We spent one night here as a part of an organised tour. As mentioned in many other reviews the rooms require updating. Lots of wear and tear - furnishings stained, dirty, bed uncomfortable, noisy a/c which also leaked water, lamps not working. They need to...More

    Thank WJT78
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    • Pool
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    • Pool
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    • US$ 144 - US$ 144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 64
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    • Sri Lanka >
    • North Central Province >
    • Polonnaruwa >
    • Giritale
    • Also Known As
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    • Royal Lotus Hotel Polonnaruwa ,
    • Royal Lotus Polonnaruwa
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    Room Tips
    "Pool side ground level rooms are the best as you can view the lake very nicely."
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    "all rooms are faced to the girithale tank...."
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    "Choose a different hotel."
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    "Not central on 2nd floor. Too close to noisy air-conditioning unit on roof above. But no problem moving room."
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