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Tishan Holiday Resort

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

- room, pool and property were very clean and perfectly in shape - food was just amazing (best breakfast we've had in Sri Lanka, All foods not too spicy) - owners the kindest and lovliest, they put in so much effort, were very helpful. -very good location to see the monuments, rented bikes from them (don't expect tour de France... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was great. The staff were extremely pleasant and helpful. Rooms are a/c and spacious. Big bonus is the pool, after walking around the ruins it was fantastic. Tishan is not too far from town (not to walk ) and very handy to the ruins. A pleasure indeed.

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect place to stay...great location close to the local attractions, very friendly staff, beautiful pool with a lovely view ( all lit up in different colours at night), amazing food and great rooms. Would always come back....

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Thank NinaDxx
Munich
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb accommodation. Excellent location; very friendly family who are the hosts; great pool overlooking the fields and forest; excellent breakfast and dinner. Excellent and clean rooms. Overall an absolutely great place.

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Thank Gareth D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here with my family last August and we all loved this place. First we booked only one night but ended up staying eight nights, later we even came back and stayed for five more nights! It was extremely family friendly and we have been talking about Tishan ever since. So when I wanted a retreat alone and found... More 

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Room was amazingly clean and had everything needed. food was amazingly good - vegetarian and plentiful - all Sri Lankan food. Location is a bit away from the ruins but it is easy to pick up a tuk-tuk on the main road. Didn't use the pool but many did and at night it is very nice with the lights. Be... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The personal is very kind, helpful and smiling! The breakfast is good and the swimming pool was a must after a long trip! We were very happy about our room, the service and their advices about what we had to visit

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

several weeks before arriving to Sri Lanka we let Tishan Holiday resort know, that one of our group would have her birthday during our stay.... they replied: "we are going to think of something, don't you worry" We checked in, the morning of the birthday the breakfast table was set up for us in a traditional Sri Lankan birthday-way...a manner... More 

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We had the most lovely stay at Tishan. They welcomed us with open arms and nothing was too much. We relaxed at the swimming pool among the rice fields and enjoyed a big great breakfast every morning. All the main activities are whithin 5minute distance by tuktuk. Staff was extremely helpfull, spoke really good english.They even gave us a gift... More 

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Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is a very comfortable guesthouse. The service is exceptional - extremely efficient and friendly. Its not luxury - as you'd guess from the extremely reasonable price, but its very comfortable and has everything you need. Breakfast was great, with many dishes, both sri lankan and international. They even packed us a complimentary lunch to take on our travels (without... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering a restaurant and tour desk, Tishan Holiday Resort is situated in Polonnaruwa. All the rooms are equipped with air conditioning and free WiFi. Kaduruwela Train Station is 7 km away. Free transfer from Polonnaruwa Railway Station and Bus Station are provided. A continental breakfast is provided each morning. For other meals, the restaurant serves Sri Lankan cuisine. Guests can also enjoy BBQ facilities and a shared lounge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tishan Holiday Resort

Address: A11 | No. 1580, Bendiwewa, Polonnaruwa 51000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Polonnaruwa
Price Range: $20 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tishan Holiday Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“205 is a great room!”
  • room 204 (triple)
  • room 205 (double) is highly recommended!
  • room 204 (triple)
 of 5 bubbles InesS156, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ideally the one with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles 283udayt, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are basically good”
 of 5 bubbles tanhockthiam, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had 2 rooms upstairs, they were both lovely and the whole place was quiet. Loved it!”
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“upper floor rooms have better view”
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