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The Sanctuary At Tissawewa

Old Puttalam Road, Old Town, Anuradhapura 50000 Sri Lanka
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Old Puttalam Road, Old Town, Anuradhapura 50000 Sri Lanka See on map
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I recently spent four nights at this property & had a very relaxing stay. The hotel & surrounding property have a lovely setting within old trees & a park-like setting. My room was comfortable & just outside was a veranda for relaxing while reading or...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Lindamlynski
Response from GM Q, Manager at The Sanctuary At TissawewaResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest, We are pleased to know that you had enjoyed your stay at this Property . 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...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautifully restored boutique colonial hotel set in extensive peaceful park-like grounds. Very attentive staff, comfortable spacious rooms, new bathrooms (great hot showers). We stayed two nights and used the complimentary bicycles to tour the temples and ruins of the ancient city of Anuradhapura. Perfect...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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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 stay at this hotel . 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...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is very convenient for exploring the temples and archaeological sites of the old town (they have bikes that you can use free of charge) and is a calm oasis after a hectic day. The manager is very helpful and the restaurant staff delightful....More

Date of stay: November 2018
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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 at this hotel . 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...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I thought this was a wonderful hotel. The rooms are quite nice and dinner and breakfast were excellent. It is right in the heart of the Anurapadura historic district and all of the most famous sights are a short bike ride away. I highly recommend...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from GM Q, Manager at The Sanctuary At TissawewaResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, We are pleased to know that you had enjoyed your stay at this hotel . 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...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice heritage building of the former British governor surrounded by a spacious green garden with occasional visits by peacocks. The staff was very welcoming and helpful. Quality of the restaurant was on a high level if you chose Sri Lankan food and the manager...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Description
Charming Colonial hotel dating back to 1907, Built with luxury, the only hotel within the Sacred city of Anuradhapura. nestled in a 14 acre block of land which is a home to many species of birds and not forgetting More the monkeys. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Pool
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$ 84 - US$ 102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Tissawewa Resthouse
Also Known As
Tissawewa Resthouse Anuradhapura
Location
Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Anuradhapura
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$ 84 - US$ 102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Tissawewa Resthouse
Also Known As
Tissawewa Resthouse Anuradhapura
Location
Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Anuradhapura
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Room & Suite (39)
Dining (12)
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"Our room was upstairs, nice view across garden and very tranquil"
269tonit
2 weeks ago
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"If you have no choice other than to stay in this hotel bring your own food and drinks"
paulfrancis02
5 weeks ago
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"The monkeys visited the upstairs rooms early in the morning but didn't wake me up in a ground floor room."
MergyMass
16 Oct 2018
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"we had a room on the first floor: perfect and large."
Repko
29 Sep 2018
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