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Binara Home Stay is located in a very calm and quiet area in the Polonnaruwa city, Srilanka. It has A/C and Non A/C rooms with Hot water bathrooms. Up stair contain 2 nice rooms one has nice balcony view to paddy fields.Ground floor with 3 rooms.
Fully Furnished newly build ed comfortable rooms are available. There are 5 rooms including Two double rooms in an up-stair and one is having picturesque balcony view with paddy fields and the garden crops.other one is deluxe double room with aircondition. Ground floor has one deluxe family room with aircondition and another deluxe double room with aircondition facility. There is another single room with with private entrance from the garden view. All these rooms are having attached bathrooms with hot spring water.Massive lobby area with entertaining activities and satalite tv facility.Fresh kitchen is also available for the guest.Refrigerator, gas with a cooker and all the other equipments are available.
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  • An outstanding 25 year old who instead of chasing drugs or girls is running a spectacular guest house. We loved our stay of 5 nights. He needs to put ceiling fans in every room in the house with no cross ventilation. He will do so as he makes a bit more money. It is not a real home stay because his family lives in a separate house which suited us even better. I want to make sure everyone understands that unless you book two rooms upstairs or downstairs, you may not get your private bathroom. There are 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in the house. Binara keeps everything really clean. As soon as you enter the house, make sure to figure out where the internet router is because you may have to turn it on at times. Having the kitchen was a big help for us. We had the room with veranda, We loved watching nature sitting there, drinking our morning coffee or taking evening rest. We also loved the location of the house. It is close to EVERYTHING. At the main road (150 m from the house) take bus 847 to go anywhere you want for food or drinks for only Rs 22 per person. Walk for 6 minutes to reach the lake. Make a Left turn to visit the Library ruins (for free) and if you go at the dusk, you can see amazing sunsets and herds of elephants on the other side of the lake drinking water or grazing. Take the shaded dirt road to the Right and within 25 minutes you are at the Rest House group of ruins which is also free. Keep on walking through it and you will be at the entrance of the ticket booth. Want to experience real Sri Lanakan life? Join the locals to eat hoppers at one of the two local joints on your way home from the lake. If you have time, start taking walks around the house, along the canals to watch wonderful wild life. It is a peaceful location close to everything. His wifi works beautifully as well. I would be giving him 6 out of 5 stars if he had hot water in the shower. He will install it too. If you have any idea or advice, please do not hesitate to communicate with him. I would not order food here. Instead, go to the old city bus stop and eat at Drashan's Hotel.

    Purobi2015-10-14T00:00:00Z
  • Very comfortable place and really helpful and friendly host. The second day's breakfast was particularly good.

    Jay2017-08-20T00:00:00Z
  • Very clean rooms, the owner and his wife are lovely, always smilling and very helpful! They helped us organize the city visit and our safari in Minneriya park. Ho and I forgot the best : The local breakfast was absolutely divine !

    Alexandre2017-08-15T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay, nice room, terrace and garden, and good breakfast. Binara arranged a day trip for us (with driver) to Pidurangala Rock, Dambulla and Kandy, where we had booked our next accomodation.

    Patrick2016-02-21T00:00:00Z
  • This is a nice garden house, surrounded by home-farmed vegetables and trees in the yard, and a small forest behind. the house is clean, fully equiped with bathroom, kitchen, we made food ourself for dinner. The host can also provide beer and water by selling in his refrigerator, and give us salt and sauce by free. Binara is very kind, the breakfast prepared by him is local style, and fruit and vegetable just come from his garden, it is very fresh and nice. Free wifi available. It was a nice stay in this ancient Polonnaruwa area, and gave me a good memory. I recommend this house, especially for whole family, we have 8 persons.

    Cathay2016-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • Binara was extremely helpful! I got in at a weird time and he came from work to let me in and show me around. When I got back after exploring Polonnaruwa I relaxed in the amazing home with great views. Binara gave me directions to walk around and find places to get some food and made it easy to not get lost. Breakfast was very good and he arranged a car to take me to dambulla and Negombo the next day, i would absolutely recommend him!

    Amanda2016-04-02T00:00:00Z
  • Really clean and good value for money. Binaras home is really that clean as it looks like. It is really relaxing to stay at his place. You can rent bikes for 350Rs/day. It is situated near a lovely lake and close to the ruins, that you can visit. Note: you can visit 2 for free (if you have not that much time). A ticket at the museum is 3800 per Person.

    Johannes2017-04-11T00:00:00Z
  • I really recommend to stay at Binara's place. The house is beautiful, clean and with a view to the beautiful garden. The traditional breakfast is very recommended, so delicious! Binara was the perfect host, always willing to give us useful information and help us out. Great stay!

    Luca&Luisa2017-11-02T00:00:00Z
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Featuring free WiFi, Palm Garden Guest House offers accommodation in Polonnaruwa, 28 km from Sigiriya. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. Free Transport form Polonnaruwa Town . Some units have a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Every room has a private bathroom fitted with a Hot shower. Jeep Safari arrangement, Bike hire and car hire are available at this bed and breakfast and the area is popular for cycling. We speak your language!
    The Guesthouse is located 1km from old town. Ancient City and close to the lake where you will have the most beautiful Sunsets. Palm garden has it´s own beauty in the garden where you can enjoy a cold drink or a well made cup of coffee. All rooms have a terrasse where you can do the same. We have a restaurant open all day. It´s possible to rent bikes and explorer the surroundings or the Ancient City. We arrange tours like safaris or you can relax with a good book or card game. We are here to help you in anyway to make your visit comfortable and give you a great experience to take home. Your Welcome.
    Around Polonnawura there is quite a lot to see. For kids we have some playing grounds in new town and depending of your likes swimming is possible in the lake, rent bikes and explorer the surroundings, in August to around November it is possible to play in the lake because of the low water.
  • If you are deciding your bnb stay at Polonnaruwa, trust me, please book the palm garden as quick as possible in case the room be booked by others luckily. The palm garden will be really far beyond your expectations. Let me give you some reasons to make you settle your final decision: First, the palm garden has a incomparable view and environment where you will have a desire to stay for one month! This place is really a silent and charming gem. If you are a nature lover, you will be deeply attracted by its authentic natural beauty. Second, the room is so clean and comfortable, with great hot shower. You will have a black deep sweet sleep and wake up to find yourself in a shining and birds singing morning. Third, the food is so so so delicious! Even after several days of my leaving Sri Lanka, i still miss their food. you should never miss their dinner and breakfast! oh, i miss the food really! just imagine you are having your perfect dinner sitting under the high palm trees. The last but not the least, the host and hostess are too nice and kind to express my thankfulness by language. Their hospitality and good conversations will make your stay here lovely and impressive, which maybe be the most memorable part of your trip. Btw, the location is very nice, with 10 mins of walking distance with the famous ruins. Maybe 150 or 200 rs from bus station by tuk tuk. Highly highly highly recommended! don't miss it!

    Yaming2017-03-31T00:00:00Z
  • Amal has a very beautiful garden not far from the ruins of Polonnaruwa. She is very kind, we rent bicycles and it was very Nice to move In the town. The room was ok with hot water and mosquito net. Dinner and breakfast Were really good. Really good value for the price !

    Anna2017-02-01T00:00:00Z
  • We enjoyed our stay at this guest house, near Polonnaruwa ruins. The guests had bikes for rent, which was both useful and affordable. At night, the homemade dinner was delicious, and Jani, the host, was very kind and arranged everything for us. We recommend it warmly !

    Sylvain2016-12-31T00:00:00Z
  • It was a pleasure to stay at Amal's place, he made delicious curry and also a really nice breakfast with fresh fruits. We could also rent bicycles for discovering the temples of Polonnaruwa. Thanks for the nice time!

    Anna-Maria2017-09-07T00:00:00Z
  • Thank you for hosting. Apartment is near bus station, in the nice garden. Food was tasty - breakfast was varied - european and asian. Thank you)

    Juliana2017-09-17T00:00:00Z
  • Friendly and helpful staff that helped us out in renting bikes and exploring the city. We also left some of our clothes hanging to dry and the staff went out of their way to send it to us kandy! Recommended for their great hospitality!

    Manaswi 2017-07-16T00:00:00Z
  • It was a decent stay there. Good value for money and located in a convenient place specially if you are visiting archaeological sites. Its good to book the room with A/C, as this is a hot area and natural ventilation is not good enough in the room. All in all its a good and hassle-free budget stay.

    Wijitha2017-05-12T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderfull garden and delicious lunch and breakfast. I recommand it !

    Cédric2017-03-17T00:00:00Z
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Private room with 2 double beds can host 2 - 4 people. Airconditioned. Private bathroom with hot and cold water. Patio with garden vieuw. Very close to the ancient city and other main tourist attractions. Bicycles available. Quiet environment. For nature lovers.
  • Ajith and his son Lahiru made us feel incredibly welcome during our time at Clay Huts. It was definitely the best accommodation we had in 3 weeks in Sri Lanka. Ajith and Lahiru went above and beyond at every point to make sure we had the most wonderful time. The food was amazing- breakfast was some of the best we had eaten and we only had dinner once on our last night but we wished we had eaten it every night. The rooms were very clean and with AC. The grounds are beautiful and very relaxing. Ajith organised for us to rent bikes and ride around the ruins and generally around the beautiful surrounding area. We ended up extended our stay an extra night because we loved it so much. Could not recommend this place more highly- you must stay here!!

    Tess2015-11-20T00:00:00Z
  • This is the perfect place to stay to explore the ancient city - situated metres from the exit. Ajith is extremely welcoming and accommodating. He helped us arrange all of the logistics throughout our stay and was a great source of local knowledge. The room is comfortable and exactly as the photos suggest and the food is incredible! Cannot stress enough how delicious everything we had was!! would highly recommend!

    Ellie2016-07-01T00:00:00Z
  • Food was good but a bit overpriced. Coming back to an air-conditionned room was a blessing!

    Olivia2016-09-25T00:00:00Z
  • Clay Hut Village is an outstanding property with Ajith a wonderful host. The chef consistently prepared excellent food, the rooms are clean and spacious and the grounds both serene and picturesque, including a large family of deer that congregate each night. 100 metres from the rear entrance to the sacred city, buy your tickets from the front entrance first and then enter the ruins from almost the front door of your stay. Recommended

    Mirna2017-01-18T00:00:00Z
  • We had a wonderful stay here. The host was exceptionally helpful,he even gave us a private guided tour of ruins of an ancient monastery and arranged a jeep safari for us. We loved the place,wifi and ac were great and delicious food.

    Millie2016-05-03T00:00:00Z
  • Ajit is an excellent host. The place is very good. I need to specifically mention about the food. It was very good, the best we have had in Srilanka. Overall a very nice place to stay in.

    Thej2016-02-26T00:00:00Z
  • Near the exit of the ancient ruined city of Pollonuwaru - don't be tempted to enter the grounds without a ticket because they are very strict! We loved it here. It was very quiet - we spent some pleasant time watching the birds and monkeys in the garden. Occasionally, there was loud music from the celebration hall next door and surrounding houses (which you don't really expect being far from town). The host was very helpful in helping us sort various transport and trips. The breakfasts and dinners were really tasty and plentiful. The room was basic but clean. Good value for money.

    Ruth2016-12-15T00:00:00Z
  • Good location as long as you get your tickets first. Lots of wildlife to watch whilst eating a good breakfast. The hosts were very friendly and made us a great Sri Lankan dinner even though we only asked for it on a late arrival. We would recommend staying here.

    Ryan2017-01-10T00:00:00Z
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    Polonnaruwa, Noordelijke Centrale Provincie, Sri Lanka

    Comfortable, quiet and homely 4 bedroom villa with seperate pantry areas and 4 bathrooms with balconies facing the jungle just for you and your freinds and loved ones for a perfect get away to the wilderness in your vacation. Free yourselves with beauty of nature and wildlife and also with the cool breeze from the jungle. Great ruins and archeological sites from Polonnaruwa kingdom is just 2 mins walking distance. Perfect vacation in Polonnaruwa is waiting for you.
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Ruins Chaaya is a modern luxury hotel where every guest receives personalize attention. The hotel currently operating with 12 deluxe rooms with the nearby lake, visitor will be in perfect harmony with nature. The rooms gives cozy on set furnished with wooden décor, equipped with , tea coffee making facilities, mini bar in the rooms, 32’LCD satellite TV, spacious bath rooms , Hot & Cold water etc. Rooms also consist of privet balconies with panoramic view of the garden.
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    My Home Guest, A Home away from Home. Our place is close to Polonnaruwa Gal viharaya-Ruins, Parakrama Lake & National museum.Also my place has great views, close to restaurants and dining. My place is good for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, families (with kids), and big groups.
  • It is the best place we have been in Sri Lanka. Brand new, modern, welcoming host who looks after you every need. Everything spotless. The only shame is that we only stayed for one night. 100% recomendable

    Roberto2017-08-11T00:00:00Z
  • This is a great little place to spend a night or two, perfect to see the ruins. They sorted us out with two good bikes very easily and not far at all from the ancient ruins. We were given a beautiful Sri Lankan dinner and also breakfast. It is only recently opened (3 weeks at the time of writing) so the outdoor space isn't fully finished, but they made a huge effort with us and we felt very welcome. The room is very clean, great modern bathroom and shower etc and a very comfy bed. All you want for a stop over in Polonnaruwa- couldn't recommend it more!

    Tristan2017-06-06T00:00:00Z
  • We had a very nice stay. The room is very modern and spacious with good ac and really nice shower and comfortable bed. Renting bikes can be done for a good price at this place. With the bikes you can easily visit the ruins in Polonnaruwa. Nilantha is a kind host which will do his best to make you feel at home. He gave us good tips and drove us to the bus station when we left and made sure we got on the right bus - which was really helpful and nice. Although Nilantha just recently started this business, we had a pleasant experience. Recommendable!

    Angelique2017-09-23T00:00:00Z
  • Nilantha was very welcoming and incredibly helpful in our short stay in polonnaruwa. Bike hire was great, we rode from here through the polonnaruwa ruins and back in the morning and then Nilantha organised an afternoon safari for us that morning. Great host!

    Bradley2017-08-15T00:00:00Z
  • This place is almost brand new and our hosts made us feel very welcome. A short bike ride to the ruins and the bikes were provided at a very cheap price. Room has a fan and a brand new A/C although no mosquito net . Very good communication from the host Nilantha

    Damien2017-06-30T00:00:00Z
  • It was an alright stay, close to the ruins. No nearby restaurants or anything besides the ruins though. 15 min ride to Polonnaruwa town (not much to see there..). Do choose to go to the ruins on bike, its not worth the money to pay for a car or Tuk Tuk to show you around - and the ruin is close enough! The surrounding buildings was not finished when we was there, but the room itself was nice. Breakfast was the usual toast/fruit/egg combo and the dinner, rice and curry for around 750 rupees) was very good.

    Charlotte2017-07-21T00:00:00Z
  • Difficult to find but new apartment. Construction was going on around the place and very muddy driveway to get to the apartments. Suggest some sand as road base to ride bikes and cars to get in and out. Simple healthy breakfast

    david2017-09-14T00:00:00Z
  • 原本要了楼上的房间,结果搞错了留的楼下等,就将错就错了。定了两间房,一间房内有浴室,一间没有,整体体验一般。

    Polaris 2017-09-29T00:00:00Z
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    MY HOME GUEST
    9 reviews
    The guesthouse is front of paddy field close to the Polonnaruwa lake. Its a family place very quiet and peaceful. Four comfortable bedrooms, with your own bathroom (hot water), each with view on paddy field, also a terrace. Two rooms with air conditioning and two without. We can cook traditional good meal for you. Two hammock are available to relax you after your day. Also we can pickup you for free charge from bus station or train station. With air cond : 20$ Extra people: 3$
  • it was great meeting pasindus family and we miss Suki puppy. The room is clean hot shower. and we feel it's safe place to stay. Best for taking care of our safety and see us to and from bus stop. Communication is excellent. They helped us rent scooter, perfect for us, bikes are available. Kettle in lounge area to make Hot water. Food reasonably priced. we enjoyed our stay. There was thunder and lightning when we arrived in rainy season that took out the modem. Not their fault, the phone line came back on in our last day. they tried their best to get it fixed but it helps if you have your own data sim card.

    Karey2017-10-31T00:00:00Z
  • What an attentive and helpful host! He collected us, unexpectedly, from the bus stand and did everything possible to make our stay a good one. We had a wonderful time, the view is beautiful, the accommodation, while simple, is good. We are travelling with young children and Pasindu was able to fit us all into one room including mosquito nets for all and was very helpful with local transport both while we were there and when departing. Would definitely recommend this place!

    Eleanor2017-08-12T00:00:00Z
  • Pasindu wasn't there but his father welcome us. He gave us to much advice and was a little directif. The place is confortable and clean, the breakfast was very good.

    Franck2017-09-04T00:00:00Z
  • Cheap and cheerful guesthouse. The owner comes across as a little brusk at first but that is just his way. He was very hospitable running us in his tuk tuk anywhere we wanted to go in Polonnaruwa for free. He makes really good pancakes for breakfast and he even made me roast chicken and chips for an evening meal when I told him I couldn't take another meal of curry and rice! You can rent bikes and there was a mosquito net and fan in our room which is adequate enough. It's not high luxury but the price is correct for what it is. Nice family, would recommend.

    Tim2017-09-19T00:00:00Z
  • Awesome! Pasindu is a very nice person, very hepful. He picked-up at the bus station, he show us wild elephant, he booked very good ayurvedic massage for us. The place is wonderful, very quiet, clean, beautiful view, Near of everything. You can have diner and breakfast, one of the best we tested in Sri Lanka. Everything was perfect, we stay one more night to enjoye the place . So you must go to this place.

    Marie2017-08-05T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful place, big spacious rooms, fantastic hosts, highly recommend!

    Mimi2017-10-01T00:00:00Z
  • Superbe Guesthouse ! Le papa de Pasindu et sa tante ont été aux petits soins avec nous. Dès notre arrivée à la station de bus nous avons été récupérées ! Des vélos nous ont été loués pour notre séjour ce qui a été très pratique pour visiter le site de Polonnaruwa ! Déjeuners et dîners délicieux et copieux ! Chambre grande, propre, avec ventilation et une salle de bain impécable ! Nous recommandons pour 2 nuits afin de visiter Polonnaruwa et de faire un petit tour en vélo autour du lac :) ! Merci encore !

    Louison2017-09-15T00:00:00Z
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    The Polonnaruwa rest
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    Ayame Guest House is close to Polonnaruwa Ruins, Parakrama Lake & museum
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Thisara Guest House is a great BnB place faced to a paddy field in ancient city of Polonnaruwa.walking distance to ruin city, the great lake and city center.
  • It was a nice and warm family guest house. Very helpful and easy to communicate. The room was basic and relatively clean with an A/C. The dinner was delicious! I would prefer if the breakfast included something more local. But in general I would recommend this place.

    Mark2016-04-03T00:00:00Z
  • Thisara Guest House is more of a hotel. They have many clean rooms with AC if you like. We booked one night and asked if we could stay for a second. They helped us with getting our laundry done, which I was grateful for, and answered any questions we had. Meals are served in an open room next to the paddy fields, umm... gorgeous views! Lots of wildlife to see, and all the food was great!

    Trish2016-01-08T00:00:00Z
  • Nice silent place to stay if you want to visit the archeological sites! They can help you with a bike to go to the site, which is a very nice way to see the area. It is situated at an ideal location for this purpose. Tip: don't forget to first buy tickets in the museum, which is located away from the site! The rooms are basic, but good. Nice m, comfortabel bed and beautiful garden to relax in! We only missed some personal interaction with the host, so if you want to be a bit more on yourself, this is a perfect place to stay during your pollonaruwa visit. They also helped us with transportation to the bus station!

    Camille2016-11-01T00:00:00Z
  • Great budget place to stay with a fantastic breakfast included. Replies were prompt. They can even help with bike hire on site.

    kirandeep2015-05-10T00:00:00Z
  • Mahesh and his family were welcoming and friendly. The room was really comfy and very clean, wifi and hot water were both reliable and the breakfast was great.

    Fi2014-11-17T00:00:00Z
  • As others said the accommodation is adequate but pretty basic. Bathroom a little rough. We didn't mind for one night. Staff was friendly, food was good.

    Henriette2017-03-31T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great time stay at Thisara. The hosts were extremely helpful and spoke very good English. The food they prepared for breakfast and dinner was traditionally Sri Lankan and very tasty. We were really pleased with the location, looking out over rice fields and were able to rent bikes to see the local sites. The room was clean and had everything we needed as well as a pleasant outdoor seating area. The hosts were also able to arrange a driver to take us to Sigirya and Kandy for the next part of our journey. Would highly recommend!

    Dom2017-04-17T00:00:00Z
  • Such a lovely guest house! I had a wonderful breakfast and lunch. The room was clean and cozy with air condition. The stuff is very nice. You could rent a bike there. Excellent place to stay.

    Olga2016-02-22T00:00:00Z
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Thisara Guest House
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    MANEL GUEST HOUSE is an affordable accommodation located in Polonnaruwa. It features a spacious outdoor terrace, free internet access and free parking facilities for those who drive. The guesthouse is just 200 m from both Polonnaruwa Ancient City an
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Private room with 1 double bed can host 2 people. Air conditioned. Private bathroom with hot and cold water. Patio with garden view. Close to the ancient city and other main tourist attractions. Bicycles available. Quiet environment.
    600m from Polonnaruwa Railway Station and the Main Bus Station.
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    SGM Hotel is situated in an quite environment with a cool breeze and ultimate place to relaxed away from hustel everyday life... Full responsive, friendly staff and homely environment awaits for yo... We offer everything to a guest needs at a good p
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    SGM Hotel
    The Hanuman bungalow sits amid the centre of the developed portions of the property. Most probably every morning the monkeys will be on the roof and you could listen to over 50 species of bird calls from this bungalow. This is paradise for nature lovers
    Built right at the edge of the Great Tank Parakrama, this beautiful bungalow in a research centre for the Primates of the dry zone of Sri Lanka, can room 4 families comfortably. One room sleeps 3-4 people. Every room has AC and instant hot water showers. We have upgraded our loft into a room that sleeps 2-3 guests and it overlooks a green canopy all year through. You wake up to bird sounds and to macaque calls. Water birds would skim past you when you paddle the canoes in the water. We offer several tours for guests interested in our research for a cost as well as boat tours and safari jeep for the elephant gathering in Minneriya national park
    The forest canopy which offeres a cool sanctuary than anywhere else in the Polonnaruwa city.
  • I experienced a rather fuss-free time at monkey camp. The necessities were there and put in place; soap, towel, universal adaptor. While the accommodation could've been slightly cushier, I wasn't expecting much knowing that it was a place for researchers to stay in (it's also a hell of a bargain) and it is only a pity I did not get to stay longer to appreciate the sights and day activities Monkey camp offers and probably specialises in (I only got in at 8 in the night and left early the following day) special point of note is to the helpful staff as Vatsala was in Colombo on business, he was very accommodating and helped made our stay much better. Not to mention, accommodation was provided for our driver. Breakfast was decent too and we enjoyed the choice of having both Sri Lankan and western breakfast on our table. Overall a positive experience in monkey camp

    Darren2015-10-08T00:00:00Z
  • A great little jungle retreat, monkeys and wildlife all around, make sure you ask about the loris. The chef is fantastic as well. The entire place is understated, but magical.

    Josh2017-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • Monkey camp is a basic but wonderfully charming place to stay and the perfect lodgings from which to access the nearby ancient sites- just a few minutes away on bicycles kindly provided by your hosts. Stepping out from our bungalow into the thriving canopy was an experience and the passion and knowledge of your hosts towards their primate friends was a pleasure to behold. Enjoyed an evening meal and much needed cold beer there too!

    Edward2013-03-20T00:00:00Z
  • The monkey camp is a really nice and peaceful place to stay in Polonnaruwa. Unfortunately Vatsala could not be in Polonnaruwa when we were there so that we never met her in person, but she organized everything for us very well. I contacted her before with several questions and she was always very helpful, replied very quickly and friendly providing us with much information. The guest house at the monkey camp is lovely, its quite big, nicely furnished and is very clean. The staff is very friendly and they made great dinners for us. Sunil told us many interesting and also funny stories about their research and we got to see a movie in the evening telling us a lot about the monkeys there. They also organized the elephant safari (which was amazing) and a driver for the next day. I can definitely recommend this place! Thanks a lot!

    Lisa2013-06-27T00:00:00Z
  • I highly recommend staying at Monkey Camp. I stayed in the private villa which was built only a year ago. All modern facilities and clean. The area where you eat is open to the lake so beware that there are bugs. We watched the Monkey Kingdom at night which was great before going on the monkey tour the next day. I also recommend going on the monkey tour. These guys know their monkeys! The food is also great. Definitely recommend staying here.

    Morgan2016-06-13T00:00:00Z
  • We had a lovely experience staying at the Monkey Camp. The location is as per mentioned, a secluded bungalow in a mini forest. We were a bit lost along the way, but we managed to find the place thanks to the caretaker and Vatsala's guidance. However, upon reaching, we were amazed to see our bungalow. Despite it being in the forest, the place was clean and spacious. There's even AC in each of the room. When it comes morning, the children were excited to view the monkeys that came around the bungalow at the viewing area on the second storey. There's even a lake just a walk behind our bungalow. Overall, we truly enjoyed our stay here and would love to recommend our stay to others.

    Nur2014-06-18T00:00:00Z
  • Monkey Camp was in total a pleasant experience. The camp is not super close to the sites at Polonnaruwa, but still easily accessible. The tidiness and equipment of the room are very basic, but if you are booking a camp, thats what you expect... As a small highlight we watched the Disney movie Monkey Kingdom together with the other guests and the staff.

    Richard2015-12-23T00:00:00Z
  • Monkey Camp is really well located for exploring the local area - the tours were great and the local wildlife was stunning.

    Bailey2016-06-10T00:00:00Z
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    Monkey Camp
    75 reviews
    Calm and quiet place to relax and enjoy the wildness. You can have a spectacular view of black monkey, deer, birds and many other mammals at their natural habitat right from your balcony. We offer you a bedding area, pantry area and a bath area separately with lots of space to move around and relax. It's just 2 mins walk on foot to reach the ruins of Polonnaruwa. Come enjoy the wildlife of Sri Lanka in your home away from home.
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Experience the Sri Lankan hospitality. Visit " The Green" Polonnaruwa & experience tasty Sri Lankan food. We have 8 newly built rooms for your comfortable stay. We are with flexible policies in order to provide you a good service.
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    My place is close to art and culture and the city center. You’ll love my place because of the comfy bed. My place is good for couples, business travelers, and families (with kids).
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Hi, We are Ariya Rest house,we are in Bendiwewa,near the temple and petrol shed.you can stay here as your home.home away from home.come and get relax your holiday.WELCOME ARIYA!!!
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    Polonnaruwa, NC, Sri Lanka

    Indika Guest is one of the most well known hotels in the Polonnaruwa Region. Located within easy access to some of polonnaruwa's most renowned attractions, the hotel is truly an excellent provider of accommodation that truly lives up to all of your expectations. In fact, one can truly say that the hotel is indeed a blend of the traditional values of Sri Lanka and the modern essentials to comfort.
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    The Sunway Holiday Resort is run by a family. with a helpful and friendly staff.clean and fully equipped AC Non AC rooms with attached bathrooms. cold Water. high speed wifi.
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    My place is close to great views, Ruins, Parakrama Lake & museum. You’ll love my place because of the comfy bed and the light. My place is good for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, families (with kids), and big groups.
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Hotel Summer Village & Tourist Home polonnaruwa situated at polonnaruwa city.1km away from the city it is a very clean guesthouse five minits drive to polonnaruwa city
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Leesha Tourist Home, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka a travelers’ real resting setting, lives nearby Parakrama Samudra Lake which is the pride of Polonnaruwa. This city was the fifth administrative center of first kingdom of Rajarata Sri Lanka as well as recognized as the world heritage city. .
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Singha Guest House is in the heart of Polonnaruwa, the main ancient city of Sri Lanka. Just 10 minutes by bicycle (provided by us) or by tuk tuk from the archeological sites, the museum and central lake (Parakrama Samudraya). 30 minutes by car to ruins of Medirigiriya and Dimbulagala and one hour from Sigiriya, Somawathiya and Minneriya National park. This is a family-run guest house with 8 rooms and common area with trees view. Healthy, home-made and typical food is served daily.
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Sun Guest house is close to public transport and the city center. Polonnaruwa Ruins city, Gal viharaya, Parakrama Lake & museum is 150 meter away. You’ll love my place because of the neighborhood and the comfy bed. My place is good for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, and families (with kids).
    Our Guest house is newly build in 2016. All rooms are furnished with amenities like Desk, Seating Area & chair, Fan, Tile/Marble floor, Mosquito net, Clothes rack, Shower, Free toiletries, Toilet, Bathroom, Toilet paper, Outdoor furniture with dining area, Towels, Linen & Garden or City view.
    Sun Guest is just 150 meter from Ruins city - Gal viharaya, Parakrama Lake and museum. The area is very popular for cycling.
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Sudu Neluma (White Lotus) Home Stay Tourist Lodge is a great place to be for anyone. By the meaning of the words, The lodge is very beautiful and very calm place. Sudu Neluma is surrounded by the ancient places and many attractive places of Sri Lanka. We are pretty sure you will can enjoy your day very nicely. So we honestly invite you to stay Sudu Neluma Home Stay!!!
    There are two comfortable rooms in the Sudu Neluma (White Lotus) Home Stay. 1st room is contained by a deluxe double bed and an attached bathroom with a hot water shower. 2nd room is contained by deluxe double bed and single bed with Air Condition facility. Also a bathroom with a hot water shower. Also There is a kitchen that you can use if it possible. The garden of Sudu Neluma Lodge is like a botanical garden. You can see many various kind of flowers and beautiful animals like birds, squirrels, butterflies etc. We can surely tell you that you will enjoy and feel the beauty of the Sudu Neluma (White Lotus) Home Stay.
    There are many tourist attraction places are situated around our Sudu Neluma (White Lotus) Home Stay like Minneriya National Park, Gal viharaya, Pothgul Pedesa and other Ancient Places etc. Also there is a place if you want to stay relax called Deepa Uyana. You can go for a relaxing walk anytime on the bund of the largest tank of Polonnaruwa called Parakrama Samudraya.
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    My place is close to art and culture, restaurants and dining and ruins city and public transport. You’ll love my place because of the high ceilings, the location, and the views. My place is good for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, families (with kids), and big groups.
  • Large comfortable beds, nice and quiet location (though a little hard to find), good shower, very good wifi. Host is very helpful though English is tough for him so guests should not use very complicated language. Excellent stay. Do go to the recommended restaurant "Banana Leaf" it has excellent traditional food, many locals buy takeaway there and it was super cheap

    Cherie2017-03-12T00:00:00Z
  • Excellent, quiet, very centre of the city, clean, pleasant... everything is so nice

    Sushrut2017-04-28T00:00:00Z
  • We made a reservation two days before arriving, they never answered us, neither did they send us the exact address though requested. When we arrived they acted like we had no reservation, saying they pension is closing for their new years (which was still 3 days away). After a few phone calls by the man who opened us the door, our room was ready. It smelled a bit bad, otherwise ok. The man who later on helped us with everything and served us dinner was very nice! I guess they forgot to block the dates on the calendar or something like that!

    MAŠA y BORJA2017-04-11T00:00:00Z
  • 房东很热情,还帮我们提行李箱。房间很不错,两个人睡两张大床合并起来,很舒服。价位也非常合适。另外要说Ancient City of Polonnaruwa很适合租自行车游览古城的景点,因为比较集中,在博物馆买上门票就都包括了,很赞。

    2017-07-13T00:00:00Z
  • Eine sehr schöne und vor allem saubere Unterkunft. Wir wurden sehr freundlich empfang und mit leckeren Essen versorgt. Die Unterkunft ist definitiv weiter zu empfehlen=)

    Alexander2017-03-19T00:00:00Z
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Thenuja Guest
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    Priyanna Guest is a nature lover haven with beautiful surroundings. Located in Ancciant City Polonnaruwa. Polonnaruwa generally shortened to Polonnaruwa.The One Of Priyanna Guest of Sri Lanka is a major tourist destination.Priyanna Guest is a gorgeous holiday destination in the exotic and cultural city of Polonnaruwa, North Central Province in Sri Lanka located among dark greenery and surrounded by picturesque ancient ruins through lake view.
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    A friendly place in Polonnaruwa centre.
    Ranaweera’s is a friendly little place. Home to Mr. and Mrs. Ranaweera and their two friendly dogs named Siba and Brown, the place is also frequented by all kinds of birds and squirrels from the neighborhood, who often come to check up on the ripeness of many fruits the garden has to offer. For guests such as you a double room with attached bathroom was especially built adjoining the main family home.
    Tucked away in the North-Eastern corner of the Cultural Triangle, Polonnaruwa is one of Sri Lanka’s most important ancient cities. It is also the least travelled to, but if you’re looking for a well-preserved, ancient, beautiful, clean and green cultural heritage site, Polonnaruwa is where you should go. Also go if you like monkeys, ‘cause the site is full of them. Quirky thing about Polonnaruwa is that it’s becoming measurably colder due to global warming… a welcome change for once. This home is very centrally located, enabling you to visit all the main attractions within a 3 km radius.
  • We had lovely stay at Ranaweera's place. They warmly welcomed us with tea late at night and served lots of delicious fruits even though it wasn't on the meniu. Ranaweera was very helpful. He got us bikes for rent for Polonnaruwa sightseeing and organized long distance car ride in 5 mins! Served food was decitious but quite expensive comparing to other visited homestay places. The room was spacious with two blocked beds, although we had only one towel and funny smell of naphthalene balls inside the room which was quite disturbing.

    Gerda2017-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • Very friendly helpful hosts. Great bathroom - big new and very clean

    Alan 2017-04-18T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful couple, a real authentic family home stay. The room has an independant entry With private bathroom, very comfortable ans clean. The hosts were so kind, we had excellent home made meals and the location was great. Near the village, the réservoir and the archeo sites . Very special expérience, very différent from the commercial guesthouses. 100% recommend to real travellers.

    alice2017-02-06T00:00:00Z
  • The house is beautiful. It has one of the nicest toilets. The hosts are very kind and helpful. We enjoyed our stay very much.

    Aparna2015-12-27T00:00:00Z
  • Very good house. We enjoyed to stay at this place. Everything was perfect (bedroom, food...). We enjoyed a big breakfast with the family, and we had the pleasure to meet their girl who speak english very well. A pleasant moment to share the culture of Sri Lanka people. I recommend this place, the family is really nice and they make all they can do for you to enjoy your holidays

    Coralie2016-01-28T00:00:00Z
  • We had an amazing stay at the Ranaweeras. It's an incredibly sweet and generous couple, they would do anything to make you feel like home. We had great conversations, they showed us their garden where grow papayas, bananas, mangos, chili, coconut ... an exotic dream. The food was absolutely delicious, the best we have tried in Sri Lanka. I would recommend anyone to go and meet the Ranaweeras, its was a great human experience.

    Fiona2016-08-05T00:00:00Z
  • Such a delightful and friendly family to spend time with. Thanks for hosting us!!! Mala's cooking was hands down the best we had in Sri Lanka. The hosts took great care of us, from water bottles in the morning and evening to fruit juices when we returned in the afternoon, to wonderful meals and conversations. We really enjoyed our stay with Pala and Mala. Can't wait to return!!!

    Oanh2016-02-11T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely homestay! You will get a full Sri Lankan family experience. We really enjoyed the dinners, talking with mr Ranawera. He will tell you everything about Polunnaruwa and Sri Lanka. The room is simple but very clean. We recommend you to have dinner and breakfast at the house.

    Petter2016-09-19T00:00:00Z
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    Ranaweera's Homestay
    70 reviews
    Featuring free WiFi, Risenlak Holiday Resort offers pet-friendly accommodation is located 800 m from Polonnaruwa and 28 km from Sigiriya. Free private parking is available on site Some rooms include a seating area where you can relax. Some units have views of the garden or city. Every room includes a private bathroom equipped with a shower. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. Bike hire is available at this guest house and the area is popular for cycling. We speak your language
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    Polonnaruwa, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Located in Polonnaruwa in the region of Polonnaruwa District, 24.1 km from Sigiriya, Bamboo Inn features a terrace and views of the garden. Free WiFi is available throughout the property and free private parking is available on site. Some units include a sitting area to relax in after a busy day. A flat-screen TV with satellite channels is provided. Free use of bicycles and car rental are available at this guesthouse and the area is popular for biking.
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    Marty
    Marty
    2016-12-05
    Extraordinarily hospitable family in lovely homely home stay. We spent two nights with Mala and Pala Ranaweera and their daughter Harshi. Their home is on the New Town road, an easy 2km bike ride fro…
    Will
    Will
    2015-06-28
    I had a great couple of days with Vatsala, Wolf and Seffi. The location is great - right next to the lake, which you can go swimming in. The surrounds and the teeming wildlife within them are amazing,…
    edmund
    edmund
    2017-08-25
    Ajith's son is a charming and most welcoming host. Don't be put off by the seemingly remote location near the exit of the ruins (at Rankot Vihara). You will be really glad by the time you have got rou…
    Jelena
    Jelena
    2017-02-07
    This place is a true gem. We spent 4 nights here and lived every single day! The room is clean and lovely, the bed comfortable, the bathroom well equipped. Communication was great, we could rent bicyc…
    Célia
    Célia
    2017-08-25
    We had a lovely stay in Binara's House. It was very clean, spacious and confortable. Binara is helpfull and nice. You can rent bycicle for 350 roupies per day. I recommend
    Andrew
    Andrew
    2015-08-20
    Ajith started my experience by giving my out-of-town tuk-tuk driver really good directions. The Clay Hut Village is very close to the ruins but not in the center of Polonnaruwa. My driver was confus…
    Birte
    Birte
    2015-09-14
    We very much enjoyed our stay in the monkey camp. The room was very spacious and clean and perfect for a family. The kids loved to look for the monkeys living around the camp and came across lots of o…
    Edmund
    Edmund
    2017-04-26
    This was a good stay! Mahesh organised a taxi for us from the airport to Polonnoruwa and was good with communication. (The taxi driver, Uditha, was also superb and we highly recommend his services too…

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