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Hotel Elephant Bay

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Hotel Elephant Bay Road, Pinnawala 70130 Sri Lanka See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
2 Star accommodation
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All reviews the river elephant bay elephant bathing perfect location elephants bathe great view taking bath the main reason hotel rooms are booked this hotel pinnawala elephant orphanage stayed for one night modern bathroom elephants coming government tourists sri
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed there for to night. The staff, service and the room was in top. We got a view where we could see elephants and the river so that was very nice. The dinner was also in top, with a lot of different food.

Thank LACE U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Pinnawala at 3pm where we were told by a staff member of the hotel who was waiting at the top of the road that we were not allowed to drive down to the hotel before 4pm unless we paid rs2500. Their reason...More

Thank Mayj91
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

So, arrived at Hotel Elephant Bay at 11am to be told we couldn't go anywhere near the hotel until 4pm unless we paid $30 - great start huh? Not one to let this get me down, as it's only 5 hours, I thought I'd go...More

Thank Wanderer723954
Response from Sashi P, Director of Sales at Hotel Elephant BayResponded 29 August 2018

Dear Guest We are really upset about your bad review on booking.com and the trip advisor . To be honest with you every hotel has it own rules and regulation . We have stop working with Agoda for about 3 Yrs. We have notify them...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This was our second time at Elephant bay and the addition of a pool was fantastic as last time we bathed in the river. I think you have to see this as a budget hotel and then you are not disappointed. We pain $35/night and...More

Thank groovybaby1
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A nice hotel with a very pleasant and welcoming staff. Good food and a nice pool. Wish to visit again. The person who helped arranging our room called 'Priyantha; is very friendly and loyal. Highly recommend to have people like him in the staff. :)...More

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Description
Located in the heart of Pinnawala, Hotel Elephant Bay is right across from the famous elephant orphanage. It provides rooms with large private balconies and spectacular views of Ma Oya River.Rooms are bright and More airy, with simple decor and furnishings. They feature a flat-screen cable TV, a tea/coffee maker and private bathroom facilities.Guests can enjoy leisurely strolls in the tropical garden or make use of the hotel’s sun terrace. The Elephant Bay Hotel offers bike rental facilities for guests’ convenience. Various activities like hiking and fishing are available.Ivory Inn Restaurant serves international dishes. Room service is provided.The Elephant Bay Hotel is a 70-minute drive from Bandaranaike International Airport and a 2-hour drive from Colombo. It is an easy drive to cities like Kandy and Nuwara Eliya. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Meeting Rooms
Pool
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
USD 38 - USD 68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Sri Lanka > Sabaragamuwa Province > Pinnawala
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
USD 38 - USD 68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Sri Lanka > Sabaragamuwa Province > Pinnawala
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Traveller (317)
Room & Suite (46)
Dining (23)
Pool & Beach (2)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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Lani H
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Response from Madhusagara | Reviewed this property |
You can take Bus to Kandy and get down KARADUPANA JUNCTION. FROM THERE TAKE BUS TO RAMBUKKANA AND GET DOWN IN PINNAWELLA. Or take taxi. Or you can travel by train from colombo to Rambukkana ( colombo -Kandy or Colombo... More
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"rooms with a balcony."
hiroshif679
6 Aug. 2018
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"River view is a must"
Dhuey85
18 Jun. 2018
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"good view at river side"
amilarangana1
13 Mar. 2018
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"corner room with river view"
Lenka73
15 Feb. 2018
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