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Ariya Rest House

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were on the way to Sigriya after visiting Polonnaruwa. We were looking for a simple vegetarian​ meal and out tour operator took us to Ariya. We got exactly what we were looking for. Except one chicken curry everything else was veg. Jack fruit curry, cowpea beans, pumpkin and green leaves served with 2 varieties of rice, noodles and fried...

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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Our guide Dilim recommended this place as a family business where they serve excellent traditional food. He was absolutely right about that. It was very good with a very friendly family taking care of you. After showing around his place the owner also mentioned his spa and massage rooms. So we came back the other day for that. A real...

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Thank Henk V
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We stopped for the lunch on our way from Polonnaruwa. Our driver Suresh (Blue Lanka) has recommended this place. And it was absolutely worth! A big choice of Sri Lankan food (vegetables, chicken), curries, coffee, tea and some local sweets. Food is not too spicy! Place is clean, service is good. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Its a nice place to stay Relatively near to the Ruins and the lunch buffet is world class (Sri Lankan food) standard lots of variety of dishes and free flow of papadam!! Service standard provided by the staff is of 5stars quality and they are very very friendly especially Shani. Of course when my wife and i are back i...

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Was looking for good value for the money as Hotels in Sri Lanka is terribly expensive comparing to similar Hotels in other countries. Excellent value for the money. Will recommed to others. Management was very helpful to visitors with guidance and advice. Thank you Trip Advisor for helping us to locate Ariya. Buffet has a real good spread. Not spicy...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2016

After a long hot day travelling from Colombo and then climbing Sigiriya we were ready for a hot shower, meal and a comfortable bed. Our driver booked us into Ariya Rest House and we were greeted very warmly and shown our room. Our initial room was large with 3 double beds (for my family of 3) with an adjoining shower...

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate lunch at Ariya's restaurant. The food was great and varied, the people who worked there were very kind and generous and the price was fair(more than all the other places we have been to). We highly recommend visiting if you are in the area.

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Thank litstoch
Hangzhou, China
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Very friendly staff with good hospitality. Excellent buffet with all the delicious curries & specious & comfortable dinning area. Very clean rooms with hot water. Very pleasant and memorable stay. Good location to visit the surroundings. Hiran & Wyome Dole

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

I hired a driver in Sri Lanka and this was one of the planned lunch stops. It was a Curry based buffet that day (not sure if it is different on other days). To be honest, I was a little wary when I arrived because after days of heavily spiced foods, I was hot and hungry but not really in...

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Thank Crwilcox
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The room itself was clean but very tired. Hot water was only a dribble but I did manage to clean myself. Pillows were hard and need replacing and far too many mosquitoes in the room. Restaurant was very good and I enjoyed my meal. Staff are excellent.

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Address: Near Polonnaruwa-Colombo Main Road | 210 km away from Colombo, Bendiwewa, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Polonnaruwa
Price Range: $35 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Check the shower and visually check for mosquitoes”
Kawaku, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“if you all are travel with big group they have 02 huge room which can accommodate 06 people in one room.”
226udayas, 16 Nov 2015 | Read review
“This place is 150 meters from the road, under magnificent trees. Not to worry about which room you get.”
Mauser1166, 21 Jan 2015 | Read review
“I checked all rooms and they were nice. Every bath room designed in different styles and colors.”
PKAASOKKUMAR, 24 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Go for AC room and you will enjoy the night”
SamD519, 19 Mar 2013 | Read review
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