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Anuradhapura hotels and places to stay

Avasta Resort and Spa
3.5 out of 5
92, Niwaththakachethiya Road, Anuradhapura
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2.09 mi from city center
3.1/5 (14 reviews)
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"The Worst experience ever you should never go there"…"

Reviewed on Jan 1, 2018

Avasta Resort and Spa
The Lakeside Hotel at Nuwarawewa
3 out of 5
Dharmapala Mawatha, New Town, Near Old Bus Stand, Anuradhapura, North Central
The price is $77 per night
1.26 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (38 reviews)

"Room wasn't ready on time and check out also got delayed as only one person at the Service Desk to attend all guests."…"

Reviewed on Dec 25, 2019

The Lakeside Hotel at Nuwarawewa
Ceylan Lodge
3 out of 5
4c/2 Harischandra Mawatha, Anuradhapura
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The price is $45 per night
1.27 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (20 reviews)

"Easy to access.city limits.nice and friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2019

Ceylan Lodge
Amuththa Resort
3.5 out of 5
No.77G, Near Railway Quarters, Harishchandra Mawatha, Anuradhapura, North Central Province
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The price is $37 per night
0.97 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)

"Lovely hosts who were very friendly and wanting to please."…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2020

Amuththa Resort
Silver Crown Nature Resort
3 out of 5
Near the Malwathu Oya, Anuradhapura, North Central Province
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The price is $55 per night
1.28 mi from city center
Silver Crown Nature Resort
Water's Edge Anuradhapura
3 out of 5
No. 23 Jaya Road, Pothanagama, Anuradhapura
The price is $50 per night
1.8 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (5 reviews)

"This was a tiny, pretty bare bones place but with a certain charm and probably a small environmental footprint. The proprietor and his assistant were gracious and accommodating. The property itself left something to be desired. The rooms were all ground floor and the way the place was built resulted ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2019

Water's Edge Anuradhapura
Nilketha Villa Eco Hotel
3 out of 5
139, Jethawanarama Road, Anuradhapura
The price is $32 per night
1.65 mi from city center
3.2/5 (30 reviews)
Great locations for temples

"Room was very basic, the hotel needs refurbishment! Air con was a life saver! Food was ok!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2017

Nilketha Villa Eco Hotel
The Sanctuary at Tissawewa
3 out of 5
Old Puttalam road, Old Town, Anuradhapura
The price is $90 per night
0.98 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (78 reviews)
Nice heritage hotel

"Very quiet when we stayed so lacking atmosphere, particularly in the the restaurant. The service in the restaurant was excellent but reception was less helpful, except the lady who seemed to be the manager. Room was nice but could easily be updated to a much higher standard. Lots of monkeys, and ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

The Sanctuary at Tissawewa
Rajarata Hotel
3.5 out of 5
77 Rowing Club Road, Anuradhapura
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The price is $60 per night
1.43 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (101 reviews)

"Limited WiFi. Had to keep going back for new Cade. Friendly staff . Nothing is too much. Always service with a smile"…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Rajarata Hotel
Hotel Alakamanda
3.5 out of 5
No11, Nagasena Mawatha, Anuradhapura
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The price is $93 per night
1.91 mi from city center
3.1/5 (12 reviews)
Clean and simple

"Great value hotel with good services. Simple and clean with friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2018

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Visiting Anuradhapura

History buffs enjoy visiting Anuradhapura though all visitors are sure to find something to appreciate. Tourists can also enjoy the city's temples, archaeological sites, and monuments. Top sights in the city include Ruwanwelisaya and Thuparamaya. In Anuradhapura, there are 101 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Anuradhapura

Cultural venues in the city include Jetawanaramaya Museum, Anuradhapura Archaeological Museum, and Anuradhapura Folk Museum. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Ruwanwelisaya, Thuparamaya, and Isurumuniya Vihara. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Jetavanaramaya and Brazen Palace.

In Anuradhapura, there are 101 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect vacation. These are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Kutumbaya Resort - This 3-star hotel features free WiFi, free parking, and a fitness center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its bar and overall value.
  • Milano Tourist Rest - Our customers like the dining options and quiet location at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • The Sanctuary at Tissawewa - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its room size and location.

Dressing for Anuradhapura

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 91°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 72°F
  • From April to June, the average is 91°F during the day and 76°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 87°F during the day and 76°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 89°F as the daytime average and 73°F as the nighttime average
  • About 2.44 inches of rain falls on Anuradhapura each year
  • April and March are usually the hottest months averaging 91°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 72°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Anuradhapura?
Rajarata Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This 3.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Other good options for your trip include Heritage Hotel and The Lakeside Hotel at Nuwarawewa.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Anuradhapura, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best options available in Anuradhapura.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Anuradhapura?
For more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Anuradhapura, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Anuradhapura?
Based on reviews, Milano Tourist Rest is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Another top choice for your stay on the cheap is Villu Villa.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation to Anuradhapura?
Thilaka City Hotel is a hotel with a children’s pool and a restaurant, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other choices for your kid-friendly vacation include City Resort and Villu Villa.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation in Anuradhapura?
Mango Tree Rest is a favorite 3-star guesthouse for couples, and features 24-hour room service and a restaurant.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Anuradhapura?
City Center Lodge is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and concierge services for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Mango Tree Rest and Avasta Resort and Spa.
What's the best place to stay close to Ruwanwelisaya?
The Sanctuary at Tissawewa is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Ruwanwelisaya. Other good choices close by include Nilketha Villa Eco Hotel and Ramsey Resort.
What about the best place to stay close to Sri Maha Bodhi?
One of the top choices for your stay is The Sanctuary at Tissawewa, located a short 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Sri Maha Bodhi, and this 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Amuththa Resort and Nilketha Villa Eco Hotel are a couple of other good and close options.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Anuradhapura?
Hotel Alakamanda is a luxury hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What's the best place to stay in Anuradhapura that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, The Sanctuary at Tissawewa is a top 3-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other choices close to historic sites include The Lakeside Hotel at Nuwarawewa and Nilketha Villa Eco Hotel. Also notable landmarks to visit include Ruwanwelisaya, Kuttam Pokuna, and Brazen Palace.
What are some accommodations with pools in Anuradhapura?
The Lakeside Hotel at Nuwarawewa is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and a restaurant. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include Nilketha Villa Eco Hotel and Rajarata Hotel.

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