Hotel Elephant Park, Pinnawala
Deluxe River View
Superior Non River View
About Hotel Elephant Park, PinnawalaLocated by a river offering guests ample view of the natural surroundings, Hotel Elephant Park is found in Pinnawala within walking distance of the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. With comfortable guest rooms, guests can enjoy the daily ritual of elephants bathing while enjoying a delicious meal of your choice from a large menu of Sri Lankan, Eastern and Western delights. A range of beverages are also available at the hotel.
Location of Hotel Elephant Park, Pinnawala
The Hotel Elephant Park is located opposite the Maha-Oya River and is approximately a 5 minute walk away from the famed Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. The drive from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake is just about 2 1/2 hours while the distance from Colombo is about 90km. Pinnawala can be reached via the Colombo - Kegalle - Kandy main road while the town does not consist of a railway station.
Accommodation at Hotel Elephant Park, Pinnawala
There are a total number of 6 guestrooms available at Hotel Elephant Park in Pinnawala while all rooms are well equipped and air-conditioned to make your stay more convenient and relaxing. The rooms are charming and simple while in-room amenities include a mini refrigerator and a television. With breath taking views of the surroundings, all guestrooms consist of attached bathrooms with hot and cold running water.
Facilities at Hotel Elephant Park, Pinnawala
Hotel Elephant Park in Pinnawala comprises of a beautiful restaurant overlooking the river where the elephants of the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage gather for their daily bath. Guests can savour authentic Sri Lankan cuisine as well as western and Chinese cuisine whilst enjoying a range of beverages. The view of the elephants lazing around and splashing water all over them is indeed a wonderful sight especially if you are travelling with children. The hotel also boasts of a riverside bar where guests can enjoy drinks. Other facilities which are available at the hotel include laundry facilities and a few kiosks where handicrafts, ceramics, batiks and various gift items are available.
Pinnawala has always been renowned for its beautiful elephant orphanage which is home to over 50 elephants that have been orphaned or injured. This orphanage attracts locals and tourists right throughout the year while it is now a popular breeding centre for elephants that have turned out to be endangered. Daily activities such as milk feeding the baby elephants and watching them enjoy their two hour daily bath can be enjoyed by visitors. The drive from Pinnawala to Kandy takes about one hour or less so you can easily make a day trip to the hill capital.