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Reviewed 9 January 2007

We spent 2 nights at this property, in Dec - Jan 07 and celebrated the New Year there. Check-in was not so smooth, because I made a reservation for the de luxe room and they did not have this information. Nevertheless, we were swiftly moved to the deluxe floor and even received a giant fruit basked from the management for... More 

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Reviewed 19 March 2006

We stayed at this hotel during our recent trip to Sri Lanka in Jan. 2006. Pros: The interior of the hotel is very well decorated. Rooms have hot running water, spacious, with stunning view of the lake. All rooms are facing the lake. Our laundry was done in a timely manner. The food at the hotel’s restaurant is very delicious... More 

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Address: Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Polonnaruwa > Giritale
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Lotus 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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The Royal Lotus Hotel Giritale
Royal Lotus Hotel Polonnaruwa
Royal Lotus Polonnaruwa
The Royal Lotus Giritale, Sri Lanka
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“Pool side ground level rooms are the best as you can view the lake very nicely.”
 of 5 bubbles Manjulacr, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are faced to the girithale tank....”
 of 5 bubbles dinukad, 12 May 2015 | Read review
“Choose a different hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Elspeth2013, 16 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Not central on 2nd floor. Too close to noisy air-conditioning unit on roof above. But no problem moving room.”
 of 5 bubbles Mike_W749, 24 Dec 2012 | Read review
“all rooms are equally run down, ancient and badly needs refurbishing.....”
 of 5 bubbles Gamed77, 27 Nov 2012 | Read review
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