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Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

I stayed in this hotel for one night before the safari in yala. In the evening one of the boys working in the hotel was waiting outside my room for me when I came back from dinner. He tried to kiss me but I just pulled back and went straight into just room and locked my door. He then proceeded...

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Hostel close to yala and bundala national parks,the room was spacious and clean,i had a fan only room but I think some have aircon.The hostel is set in a garden and well away from the main road,the owner and his staff were very friendly and helpful with local information.Breakfast is included in the room price.

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Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 22 December 2015

We spent just 1 night at a hotel as we came to have safari trip at Yala but enjoyed it very much. Hotel is very clean and it had antimoscito nets. Also aircon was available (though in our room there were some problems with electricity supply and it turned on with sparkles). Hot water (at last after our trip to...

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Reviewed 11 December 2014 via mobile

Very annoying owner. Nervously. There is a much better hotel. Not recommended. Bad. Owner ruined the whole stay. Avoid this hotel. Services offered was not good. Cely srilance stay very pleasant. Just pala hotel very bad

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4Thank Josef P
Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Basic but clean rooms.little bit expensive for dated room,shower etc.Has wifi and AC. Only stayed one night.The owner and staff were ok,friendly enough but kept to themselves.I think the owner is a little blind so comes accross a bit strange.Lots of other staff members,constantly seem to hide from him to be on their phones! We had no issues staying there.

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Thank Trish M
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 August 2014

At first the place looked ok, although a bit expensive for what you get when comparing to most other hotels/guesthouses we saw. The staff seemed friendly, but not really on top of things (e.g. the wifi which was promised was not working, and they had no clue about it. No big deal of course, but still). However, it turned ugly....

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1Thank Robin L
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

The staff were very questionable, one of them kept trying to get us to give him money and help him start his own 'night safari business'. In the process of trying to be nice to us he was exceptionally rude to two other guests. The worst part about this stay was that people entered our room when we were out...

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Everything seemed perfect at first. However, we know for a fact that people entered our room while we were away and the manager admitted as much. A shifty place I would say. We left soon after finding this out. Very disappointing.

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1Thank Traveller32648
Limerzel, France
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Five weary travellers, one in a wheelchair, were delighted with the friendly and helpful staff in this quiet and attractive hotel. Rooms were very smart, atmosphere calm and relaxing, we thoroughly enjoyed our short stay. Thank you again.

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Kjellerup, Denmark
Reviewed 14 April 2014

my family (husband, two sons aged 7 and 9) and I stayed here for one night after safari at Yala National park. The staff is very friendly, but..... the bathroom was very untidy and the toilet couldn´t flush properly. The mosquitonet over the small bed was not big enough and filled with holes. The food was tasteless and despite not...

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Address: Kataragama Road, Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tissamaharama
Price Range: $58 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“If you want to have safari at Yala stay at this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles AnnaZ77, 22 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Just visit all rooms, but be sure that Pala Hotel is really quiet place!!”
 of 5 bubbles 17jeanc, 20 Nov 2012 | Read review
“Sri Lankans haggle so negotiate the price! They assume British people are rich and will automatically increase the price for white people.”
 of 5 bubbles JOke13079, 24 Jul 2011 | Read review
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