Hotel Sudu Araliya

New Town, Polonnaruwa, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka | Hotel
Prices starting from $96.00

Travel Blogs from Polonnaruwa

Close Encounters of the Elephant Kind.

A travel blog entry by barbiewyatt on Aug 03, 2013

The city of Polonnaruwa, 2nd capital of Sri Lanka from 10th to 12th century, covered an extensive area. A well planned community, the palace, of which some of the huge walls remain standing, occupied the innermost area. Some remnants of the plastered and decorated walls is still evident. Outer, well-arranged areas, were for the public buildings, …

Village safari & Sigiriya (lion rock)

A travel blog entry by barbiewyatt on Aug 02, 2013

Where not cultivated the bush in the dry zone is a mix of trees and shrubs with considerable undergrowth - palms are not so prevalent. Our village safari started by walking along a tack to our bullock cart which took us by rice paddies, onion and pumpkin farms. Then we walked through the jungle to the side of a lake where we boarded catamarans (the …

The Trip Story in Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by roythexplorer


... for a place to eat, but couldn’t find the cheap one then we stop at one Convenient Store. I bought snacks and Coke only, in every convenient store in Sri Lanka they don’t have hot water. So you need to think if you want to have cup of noodle at Convenient Store. No Seven Eleven, No Lawson, and No Family Mart. Everything in Colombo is English, Direction in English and even writing, I saw everything in alphabet (English) not Sri Lankan ...

The one where Toby is a UN youth delegate...

A travel blog entry by tobyhb

... am aware his excellency was having lunch in the same vague area as us, but I can't claim to have rubbed shoulders with him. Bloated from the opportunity to pig out, we got back on the coach for the long journey back to Colombo, though on the way back we stopped unexpectedly for an impromptu party on the beach in Matara. We had initially just got off the bus to stretch our legs, but volunteers quickly swamped us, offering cake and juice. After I adjusted to ...

Good Vibrations

A travel blog entry by tobyhb


... on a few occasions when addressing Sri Lankan people. Within Colombo and when working I have been greeting people with the Sinhala "Ayubowan" (accompanied by facing the palms of your hands together and bowing), and by and large it's a pretty safe bet to address people this way. Travel to other parts of Sri Lanka, particularly further north, and "Ayubowan" can be a significant faux-pas, as it carries within it the implicit assumption of Singhalese predominance in ...

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This hotel, located on New Town, Polonnaruwa, Polonnaruwa, is near Fish Market and Wasgamuwa National Park.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Sudu Araliya Polonnaruwa

    Reviewed by barbiewyatt


    Reviewed Aug 2, 2013
    by (23 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    Lakeside setting ltoo

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Sudu Araliya Polonnaruwa

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good