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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and modern bungalows in a nice natural settings. The manager and the staffs really helps us organizing our activities which was really an added value. The rice and curry was also one of the best we had during our stay in Sri Lanka. It's about 15 min from the Polonaruwa old city.

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Amsterdam
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This was the best place we stayed in during our trip through Sri Lanka. What a view from your private terrace and from the restaurant! Lovely quiet place to spend some time. Super friendly personnel, very good restaurant, good safari to kaudulla NP. Rooms are spacious and clean.

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

After some busy days in Colombo and Kandy we stayed here for three days and had a very good time. Clean and well equipped rooms, very friendly staff and delicious food at reasonable prices. We can definitely recommend this place!

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The rooms are nice, we were able to choose the rooms. Problem with the shower, but quickly fixed. Food was very good and nice staff. We were there at the dry season, so the rice fields weren't that pretty. But still the view was beautiful.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 8 September 2016

What a fabulous place to stay with a gorgeous view of the rice paddies and the perfect location from which to explore the ruins of Polonnaruwa. The food was incredible, the room very comfortable and the staff warm and friendly. A must stay for couples exploring Sri Lanka.

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is a superb establishment. We spent to nights on 2 and 3 August 2016. It is in the middle of a rice field and you are litterally immersed in a naturalistic context. Our room faced this lovely rice field which you never get tired to look at. The room is nice with a wooden floor and was clean to...

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preston,uk
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Having read such great reviews about this place we were looking forward to our stay. On arrival we were greeted with. " You are late, we expected you yesterday we have been trying to contact you!" Our response, I don't think so, check the booking, we then produced our printed voucher confirming our arrival date. We were shown to our...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing, the views from the room, proximity to the elephant safari, and the food!! If you like instagraming it's great, if you actually like experiencing things it's even better. Would recommend, and very accomodating for dietary restrictions. P.s. they have aircon, towels and toiletpaper

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 May 2016

During our three weeks in Sri Lanka, this was by far the best place we stayed at. We stayed at more luxurious places, but the way all the people working here treated us was just amazing. The father of owner Dimithu drove us around Pollanaruwa in his tuktuk, we've had a great trip with their own safariguide, and everyone else...

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Saint-Malo, France
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Loved it, definetly one of the best hotels of our trip, the rooms are perfect, the setting is beautiful and the service is top notch (almost too good.....) we enjoyed a superb traditional curry meal in the outdoor dining area in the evening and a great breakfast the next morning after a good sleep!

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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Rice Villa

Address: 21st Mile Post Jayanthipura., Jayanthipura 51024, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Jayanthipura
Price Range: $60 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Get the room in the middle, not to close to the rice field.”
 of 5 bubbles andrewasroma, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The stand-alone bungalows have nice porches, awesome views and are very private.”
 of 5 bubbles sjaai, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“we took a bungalow overlooking the rice paddies - perfect for watching the fruit bats fly over at dusk”
 of 5 bubbles dodie55, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Call them in advance to confirm you'll be with them for dinner. You can't miss the curries - simply delicious!”
 of 5 bubbles 251jakel, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We looked at several rooms and they were all equally nice.”
 of 5 bubbles g-and-s-NYC, 30 May 2015 | Read review
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