With tranquil surroundings and views of the ancient city of Kataragama and amidst shady gardens lies the Mandara Rosen Hotel offering guests a haven of relaxation. Minutes away from the sacred city, the hotel offers well designed rooms with modern facilities. From recreational activities such as a fitness room and a uniquely designed swimming pool, the hotel caters delectable Sri Lankan dishes for guests to feast on. Traditional customs of the local community can be experienced within close proximity of the hotel.
Situated within close proximity to the sacred city of Kataragama which is equally worshipped by Buddhists and Hindus as well as frequently visited by many others, Mandara Rosen warmly welcomes you to a perfect holiday in the South. Located along the foot hills of a sacred mountain, Mandara Rosen is approximately 269km away from Colombo while transport can be arranged from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake as well as from Colombo.
Mandara Rosen in Kataragama consists of 50 well furnished deluxe rooms and 2 suites. All rooms are large and spacious offering you comfort and luxury at the same time. Standard facilities include unique interior decor, television, air-conditioning, cable/satellite channels, 32" LCD TV, DVD/CD player in all rooms and all conveniences required to make your stay comfortable. 16 deluxe rooms are equipped with king size beds while 32 rooms are equipped with twin beds. The 2 suites have a tasteful layout with the addition of a private sitting area. They also include a pantry area as well as 2 bathrooms.
With a seating capacity of 120 pax, Mandara Rosen in Kataragama consists of an A la carte restaurant that caters to guests from India, the Far East, Europe and even Sri Lanka. In addition to these, there are instances that the hotel can cater to specific needs of the client depending on the situation. The hotel also includes a main restaurant with a seating capacity of 250 pax. Guests can enjoy a range of foreign liquor, premium beers as well as local liquor at the hotel bar. The outdoor swimming pool which boasts to be the largest of the region offers you the chance to relax and enjoy a swim. There is also a children's pool available. The unique feature of the pool is its under water music system. Mandara Rosen has its very own Ayurvedic Centre offering guests a range of treatments from full body massages and face massages to intensive body therapy and shirodara treatment. The hotel also consists of a state of the art fitness centre where you can keep healthy and fit. Other facilities include Wi-Fi facilities, safety lockers, in-house movies, 24 hour room service, laundry facilities, 24 hour coffee shop, indoor games, tennis court, conference facilities and a Billiards table.
Kataragama is filled with cultural delights and while you are holidaying at Mandara Rosen, you are in for a treat. Thousands of pilgrims gather annually to worship their deities at Kataragama and if you are lucky you can witness colourful religious ceremonies carried out to please their Gods. Other attractions include the Kirinda Light House and temple, the Kumana wetland sanctuary, Yala, Bundala and Uda Walawe National Parks with the closest being Yala. Excursions to these parks can be arranged while you can also make a trip to Arugam Bay which is a much sought after location for International Surfing Competitions. Other places where you can make excursions to include Buduruwagala, Sithulpawwa and Maligawila.