Royal Lotus Hotel, Polonnaruwa
About Royal Lotus Hotel, Polonnaruwa
Royal Lotus Hotel will be Closed for renovation up to 2016.
Offering guests a charming and elegant style, the Royal Lotus Hotel in Polonnaruwa welcomes you to a calm and relaxing holiday. The hotel hints of a modern setting while the rooms are adorned with contemporary furnishings with a slight Eastern influence. You can choose from standard and deluxe guestrooms as well as chalets and suites, all of which boast of modern features. The Royal Lotus Hotel provides guests indoor and outdoor dining venues while you can enjoy a relaxing swim or simply laze around all day on the sun deck gazing out into the Giritale Reservoir.
Location of Royal Lotus Hotel, Polonnaruwa
The Royal Lotus Hotel is ideally located in an elevated land area which overlooks the beautiful Giritale Tank. Located near the ancient city of Polonnaruwa which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, guests have the convenience of visiting the city which borders the magnificent Parakrama Samudraya. The distance from Colombo to the Royal Lotus Hotel is approximately 216km while the drive takes about 5 - 5 1/2 hours. The distance from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake is about 186km while vehicles can be arranged from the airport.
Accommodation at Royal Lotus Hotel, Polonnaruwa
A number of 54 air-conditioned en-suite guestrooms are available at the Royal Lotus Hotel in Polonnaruwa while guests have the opportunity to choose from Standard Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Individual Chalets and Suites. The guestrooms of the hotel are ideally spread across 3 floors while they consist of balconies offering beautiful views of the reservoir and its surroundings. Room facilities include double beds or twin beds, satellite television, telephone with IDD and en-suite bathrooms with hot water shower facilities. Standard rooms offer twin beds while you can always request for an extra bed if required.
Facilities at Royal Lotus Hotel, Polonnaruwa
The Royal Lotus Hotel consists of an indoor as well as an outdoor restaurant enabling guests to enjoy alfresco meals in fine weather. Guests can enjoy delicious meals while there is also a 24 hour room service facility if you prefer to have meals in the privacy of your room. The hotel also features 2 bars with an extensive range of beverages while the juice bar-cafe is a great venue to enjoy drinks and snacks.
For recreation purposes, the Royal Lotus Hotel consists of a charming outdoor swimming pool with mesmerizing views of the Giritale Reservoir. You can enjoy a dip in the pool or simply laze around all day under the sun. The hotel also features an Ayurvedic Centre where you can enjoy a range of relaxing therapies. A doctor is available on call in case of emergencies.
Excursions and Day Tours from Royal Lotus Hotel, Polonnaruwa
The Ancient City of Polonnaruwa with its well preserved ruins, rock structures and carvings is a short drive away from the Royal Lotus Hotel. Some of the main highlights of the city of Polonnaruwa that you can visit include the Parakrama Samudraya (lake) which covers a massive 122 hectares of land, the statue of King Parakramabahu, Potgul Viharaya, Tuparama, Gal Viharaya, Kiri Vehera etc. For the more adventurous traveller, safari jeep rides can be organized to the Kaudulla National Park or the Minneriya National Park depending on the time of year you travel since the elephants roam around. The sacred city of Dambulla is about 1 1/2 hours away from the hotel.