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    Gimanhala Hotel

    754 Anuradhapura Road | 754, Anuradhapura Road, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
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          Overview
          • Excellent15%
          • Very good42%
          • Average31%
          • Poor7%
          • Terrible2%
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          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast Buffet
          Air Conditioning
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          11 - 15 of 176 reviews

          Reviewed 9 January 2017

          I used this hotel as a transit hotel with my family to have lunch. Superb service and very teasty food. Haven't stayed here to comment on rooms. Excellent location and very clean. very nicely welcomed and friendly staff.

          Thank Manjula R
          Response from Gimanhala, Front Office Manager at Gimanhala Hotel

          Mr. Manjula, Thank you for your valuable comment on us. It shown that we have met your requirement @ you are happy with service & the food. Hope to see you again. Wish you all the best !

          Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

          We went here for lunch in a day of sightseeing. I'm sure it's the tourist place where the drivers eat for free, but we enjoyed it. Good selection of food and desserts, and with a nice view of the pool. Great service as well.

          2  Thank natnoodle11
          Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

          We stayed at gimanhala for 2 nights and we could be more happy. The room was ok, but very cold and noisy AC. Also a little bit dirty. Dinner and breakfast was very boring, but the lunch was ok! And very friendly staff!

          1  Thank Isabell G
          Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

          2 night stay here as part of a tour. My bedroom was very clean & super comfortable bed & real cotton sheets. Good aircon ( tho a bit noisy) and reliable wifi. Bathroom was in need of modernisation but was. Lean & functional However other...More

          Thank johntSE27
          Response from Gimanhala, Front Office Manager at Gimanhala Hotel

          Dear Valuable Guest, Its is pleasure to note your comment on us. We as a team always looking forward to improve and make sure that guests meets their comfort at Gimanhala. Your comment expressed that you were happy with us and we wish to Thank...More

          Reviewed 12 August 2016

          We stayed here for 2 nights. Our tour was booked into this place so we didn't choose it, but it turned out to be a good choice. It is not a fancy top-end hotel, but a decent and basic one. The staff are friendly, if...More

          1  Thank GloJul
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          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Conference Facilities
          • Breakfast Available
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 44 - US$ 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 30
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          • Sri Lanka >
          • Central Province >
          • Dambulla
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          "They have constructed a new building which may provide better rooms."
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          "Lots of rooms people; 2 single beds or a double???"
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          "I haven't stayed here to comment on rooms as I used this hotel for lunch as a transit guest."
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          "There is only one room with a double bed, all others are singles pushed together."
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