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“A STOPPING POINT FOR VIEWING THE ORPHANAGE ELEPHANTS BROUGHT IN FOR BATHING.”

Pinnalanda Hotel Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Pinnawala
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

The restaurant is bang on the river and is a stop point for watching the elephants bathing. Courteous staff. Not much Indian food choices. Had some potato fries, sandwiches. Ok for a quick breakfast.

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

The hotel overlooks the river where the elephants are bathing, staff are very friendly and helpful. The food was very good.

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

so the place is really sad other than the river view it has , where actully elephants come and take bath , thrice a day .the food is bland , brkfast was same everyday , you should not choose to stay more than a day in this hotel .
also once they see you , they start giving options for better rooms, and then charge you extra for it, but actully giving you just another normal room , we fell in that trap , but ensure u go for a river view room .also to enter this hotel for the first time you need to buy the tickets from elephant orphanage , and next time onwards you can show your keys and get inside . just bcos elepehants can be seen from this place.so the entire place in a small town and shuts down at 4 pm , ensure you are safly placed before its dark , the entire market is not even lit after 7 , so it becomes mandatory for us to eat in the same hotel were we are staying . since the food was bad we tried one hotel which was roughly 1 KM from this river side place , which stayed open till 11 PM , and then we had to walk in dark till that place, ensure you are in group while travelling to that place.i would just recommend a days stay at this place.

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Not often you can get a restaurant with a view like this one. Brilliant for watching the elephants bathe. Food and beverage prices a little more expensive than other places but you are paying for the view. Lots of seating but staff a little slow.

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Thank Kep70
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

We had a tour package which included entry to the Pinnawalla bathing area and the feeding area across the road.
the hotel overlooks the river and the rapids area where the baby elephants bathe, for that its worth the price of admission.
We only had lunch there and the buffett was very average, go for the location and not the food

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