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The Sanctuary At Tissawewa

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Old Puttalam Road, Old Town, Anuradhapura 50000 Sri Lanka See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Sanctuary was a truly special experience: it's excellent features are offset by very odd quirks that you should weigh before booking. Overall, however, it was one of the more interesting experiences we had in Sri Lanka. If you choose with your eyes open it...More

Thank MergyMass
Response from GM Q, Manager at The Sanctuary At TissawewaResponded yesterday

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the time taken to share your feedback following your recent visit to the Sanctuary at Tissawewa. We regret to read that your stay with us didn’t meet your expectations and we have highlighted the mentioned areas of concerns in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wouldn't recommend. Short: Don't spent more then night here. Don't eat or drink here. Only use 1 device per account credentials for wifi. Detailed: My wife and I spent 2 days from 30th september to 2nd october in here. We were one of 2 guests...More

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Response from GM Q, Manager at The Sanctuary At TissawewaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest, We are extremely sorry about the inconvenience and dissatisfaction you experienced during your stay with us recently as posted in TripAdvisor and your comments have been taken constructively in order to improve on our offerings.We do wish to inform you that mock...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there just for lunch, the building itself is beautiful and the lunch service is very bad, a standard Srilankan curry took 30 mins to prepare, the mixed grill was bad, fried rice and nasigoreng are basically the same thing, not an authentic nasigoreng....More

Thank So_Winnie
Response from GM Q, Manager at The Sanctuary At TissawewaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest, We really appreciate your valuable feedback followed by your visit to the Sanctuary at Tissawewa. We are terribly sorry to hear about your dissatisfaction on the culinary experience at our hotel. We usually pride ourselves in exceptional food & service, and regret...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anuradhapurna is famous of its temples. We visited all of them with a tuktuk driver, in just one afternoon. The Sanctuary is perfectly located for this occasion. But more importantly it is a very friendly and beautiful place. It has some old but real colonial...More

Thank Repko
Response from GM Q, Manager at The Sanctuary At TissawewaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, We are pleased to know that you had enjoyed your stay and the amenities.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 Anuradhapura. Thank you....More

Reviewed 13 September 2018

I spent 1 night here and it was perfectly situated to visit the sights of Anuradhapura. Old colonial style hotel that looks and feels as though it needs a bit of TLC. The room was fine, large and with A/C but looked as though it...More

Thank DMIves
Response from GM Q, Manager at The Sanctuary At TissawewaResponded 14 September 2018

Dear Guest, We are pleased to know that you had enjoyed your stay and the amenities.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 Anuradhapura. Thank you....More

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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 Amenities
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
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
USD 74 - USD 105 (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
USD 74 - USD 105 (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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Traveller (190)
Room & Suite (39)
Dining (12)
Pool & Beach (2)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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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
6 days ago
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"we had a room on the first floor: perfect and large."
Repko
3 weeks ago
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"Upstairs gives a good view of the gardens"
TullyChester
30 May 2018
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"Pay more for an upstairs room."
MartinP898
26 Mar. 2018
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