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Located in the heart of Pinnawala, Hotel Elephant Bay provides rooms with large private balconies and spectacular views over Ma Oya River.

Rooms are bright and airy, with simple décor and furnishings. They feature a flat-screen cable TV, a tea/coffee maker and private bathroom facilities.

Guests can enjoy leisurely strolls in the tropical garden or make use of the hotel’s sun terrace. The Elephant Bay Hotel offers bicycle rental facilities for guests’ convenience. Various activities like hiking and fishing are available.

Ivory Inn Restaurant serves international dishes. Room service is provided.

The Elephant Bay Hotel is a 70-minute drive from Bandaranaike International Airport and a 2-hour drive from Colombo. It is an easy drive to cities like Kandy and Nuwara Eliya.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Elephant Bay has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jan 28, 2011

ATM & Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Breakfast Info

Italian, Vegetarian, Halal, Asian, American, Buffet

Free parking available at the hotel


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Sleeps Room Type Price
Max adults: 4
Family Room
  • 2 full beds
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Max adults: 1
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 3
Superior Triple Room with River View
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 2
King Room
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 3
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 3
Triple Room with Balcony
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 3
Triple Room
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 4
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Max adults: 2
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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Kadugannawa Railway Museum
    9.7 miles
  • Gadaladeniya Temple
    12.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Pizza Hut
    1.9 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Barista Coffee
    0.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Saradiyal Mountain (Hiking & Trekking)
    3.1 miles
  • River Ma- Oya River (hotel River front )
    0 miles
Public transit
  • Train Rambukkana Railway Station
    1.5 miles
  • Train Polgahawela Railway Station
    6.2 miles
  • Train Kadugannawa Railway Station
    9.7 miles
  • Train Alawwa Railway Station
    10.1 miles
  • Train Kurunegala Railway Station
    12.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Bandaranaike International Airport
    35.2 miles
  • Ratmalana Airport
    47.6 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Ivory Inn

    Food: American, Asian

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

Amenities of Hotel Elephant Bay
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Garden
Activities
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Badminton equipment
  • Entertainment staff
  • Cycling
  • Playground
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool with view
Pool 2 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Infinity pool
  • Plunge pool
  • Pool with view
Spa
  • Massage chair
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Tamil
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Sustainability initiatives
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Check-in

From 4:00 PM

Check-out

Until 2:30 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Hotel Elephant Bay accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

FAQs about Hotel Elephant Bay

  • The prices at Hotel Elephant Bay may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Hotel Elephant Bay can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Italian
    • Vegetarian
    • Halal
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Hotel Elephant Bay offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Playground
    • Foot bath
    • Spa facilities
    • Hand massage
    • Walking tours
    • Foot massage
    • Badminton equipment
    • Massage chair
    • Bike tours
    • Back massage
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Full-body massage
    • Themed dinners
    • Head massage
    • Entertainment staff
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Neck massage

  • Hotel Elephant Bay is 1,300 feet from the center of Pinnawala.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Elephant Bay by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 1h 30min

  • Yes, Hotel Elephant Bay is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Hotel Elephant Bay has 1 restaurant:

    • Ivory Inn

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Hotel Elephant Bay (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Parking garage
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Room options at Hotel Elephant Bay include:

    • Family
    • Single
    • Double
    • Triple

  • Check-in at Hotel Elephant Bay is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 2:30 PM.