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Olympus Plaza Hotel

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No 75 Welimada Road, Haputale 90160 Sri Lanka
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#2 of 10 hotels in Haputale
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Olympus Plaza Hotel, A soul searching experience built on a hillock surrounded by lush green mountains grazed with tea plantations, the serenity, the ambiance, the enchantment, a true setting just for you.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Game room
Billiards
Indoor play area for children
Car hire
Conference facilities
Secured parking
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Wine / champagne
Karaoke
Table tennis
Board games / puzzles
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Blackout curtains
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Bottled water
Complimentary toiletries
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Lashika B wrote a review Dec 2021
Colombo, Sri Lanka268 contributions24 helpful votes
The room was spacious and very clean. They took covid-19 related restrictions quite seriously. We ordered dinner from the cafe, and they served to the room. Food could have been better but their cheesecake was really good. The rooms has beautiful views. The staff went out of their ways to help us.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Dinu W wrote a review Apr 2021
Colombo, Sri Lanka12 contributions5 helpful votes
Rooms were nice and spacious. Front office staff and Cleaning staff were friendly and helpful. Location was superb with good facilities and a superb view of the surrounding mountains. The management was nice enough to upgrade a couple of our rooms since the place was virtually empty with hardly any guests. They provided meals free of charge to our infant child to which we are so grateful This was our 3rd visit to this hotel but we felt a stark difference in service and attitudes in serving their customers this time 1) The moment we walked in for our stay for 2 days, they wanted the full room charges for all 4 rooms we've booked for 2 days, even before we could sit down in the lobby...as if we would run away without paying the bill...Strange policy indeed... 2)Food situation is very dire. They are very short staffed and therefore they have closed their restaurants in the hotel and instead serving meals in their coffee shop called Glace. They are more interested in closing down at 9pm and going off rather than serving customers. When we turned up to have our dinner at 8.45pm, the were hesitant at first and instead packed meals and we had to have them in our room.They only accept cash and if we were to pay by card, they were going to charge 3% banking charge from the customer which was illegal.Food was tasty but the customer service was bad. 3) A breakfast "Buffet" was available in the morning which was priced at 1300/head with only White Rice,paratas,Chicken Curry,Dhal,Sausages and some cut fruits which wasn't worth it at all.The same kitchen caters for Glace coffee shop and they were serving the same Paratas,Rice,Chicken and Dhal for 500 Rs......the buffet was such a rip off. 4) Their Checkout time is Supposed to be 11am.We stayed during the long weekend in April from the 24th till the 26th.Even though it was a long weekend, there weren't many guests staying over with so many cancellations due to a spike in Covid cases in the country.So the hotel wasn't even half filled with hardly 7-8 vehicles in the car park, including the 2 vehicles we travelled in.So on the 26th, I requested if we can have a late check out of 2 pm since the next day was a working day, but they refused saying rooms are full when it wasn't the case when I checked in booking.com which stated 25 rooms were available on the 26th.They were just money minded.It wouldn't hurt to allow guests to stay on for a couple of hours more so we could feed our infant child her lunch and go off,especially when we booked 4 rooms for 2 whole days at a time hardly anyone was willing to travel due to the pandemic.They didn't even consider the fact that we were frequent travellers to this place.I have posted the screen shots of the booking.com page stating there were 25 rooms available,even at 9pm on the 26th 5) They were severely short staffed,probably due to cost cutting and the same set of staff were multitasking and therefore affected the service badly. 6) I overheard their management discussing not to accept bookings on room only basis,while I was hanging around in the lobby.This maybe a good option if their restaurants were in operation as usual.But they may try to charge for meals and ask you to order from their coffee shop which close at 9pm without any room service. Cofee shop is very cramped with hardly any space between other groups to maintain a proper social distancing.We opted to have our meals at Olives view point and Restaurant along the Main road, a mere 500 meters from Olympus plaza with former employees of Olympus, providing a good service with tasty meals. As for Olympus, we will never return and never recommend it anymore
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Deepthi W wrote a review Apr 2021
Colombo, Sri Lanka2 contributions
We just checked into the hotel. Well greated by the staff. Excellent and very clean room with a super view. Will be staying two nights n will update later. We had a first time experience the whole area was covered by mist. Deepthi Wickramasinghe
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thilina D wrote a review Mar 2021
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I Booked this Hotel arround midle of the february (2021) I confirmed everything via Facebook and i called as well, i planned to visit there on february 27th and 28th, but when i reached this creapy hotel on 27 th evening that gate was closed, one of the sequrity oficer came infont of the my vehicle and ask me to turn back without any explanation, one of the other creapy guy inside the gate also ask me to turn back, i ask again why, what is the problem, then sequrity officer told one of the employee was covid positive, but no one inform me before reach there, i had driven form longway to reach haputhale,, so agin i called the hotel, someone answer the phone, i ask why dont you people inform me, before i came, then that person told me, you dint book this hotel on this particular days, i told him i have proves, i ask them, as a reputated hotel in haputhale why are doing such kind of thing, then he again cheked and apologized me,,,disgusting, i dont like the way of dealing of that sequrity officer and person who talk via telephone, I never ever recomend this hotel for anyone, there are plenty of calm and cool nice places around Haputhale and beragala, with nice people who knew to respect and speak with there customers, thanks
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thilani S wrote a review Dec 2020
Colombo, Sri Lanka29 contributions12 helpful votes
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We had a good stay there.The view is breath taking. Food was nice and the staff was friendly. There was no network for the phones plus they didn't provide wifi for the rooms. It's very close to the Adisham Baungalow. Will look forward to visit there again.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
US$35 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Sri LankaUva ProvinceHaputale
NUMBER OF ROOMS
42
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Frequently Asked Questions about Olympus Plaza Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Olympus Plaza Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Lipton’s Seat (0.6 km), Diyaluma Falls (7.6 km), and St Benedict's Monastery - Adisham (2.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Olympus Plaza Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Olympus Plaza Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Olympus Plaza Hotel?
Yes, free parking, secured parking, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Olympus Plaza Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sunrise Restaurant, Lettuce & Cabbage, and Risara Restaurant.
Is Olympus Plaza Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Haputale.
Are any cleaning services offered at Olympus Plaza Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Olympus Plaza Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Olympus Plaza Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Lipton’s Seat (0.6 km).
Does Olympus Plaza Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.