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Pinnalanda Hotel is housed in a colonial building just a 5-minute walk from the well-known Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the property.

Surrounded by lush greenery, the hotel is a 1-hour drive from the beautiful Kandy. Colombo City is a 2-hour drive away while Bandaranaike International Airport is 35.4 miles away. Airport shuttle services can be arranged at a surcharge.

Enjoying tranquil river views, each room will provide you with a flat-screen TV, minibar and air conditioning. There is also an en suite bathroom with hot-water showers.

Pinnalanda Hotel offers a tour desk and meeting/banquet facilities. Enjoy beautiful views of the elephants bathing as you relax with a cup of coffee.

Overlooking the stunning Ma Oya River, the on-site restaurant serves various Sri Lankan and Western meals. Room service options are possible as well.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Pinnalanda has been welcoming guests since 7 Mar 2014.

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

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast info

Continental, Asian, American


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  • The staff speak English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Kadugannawa Railway Museum
    9.8 miles
  • Gadaladeniya Temple
    12.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Hotel Elephant Park
    0 miles
  • Cafe/bar Cafe Pinnalanda
    0.1 miles
Natural beauty
  • River Ma-Oya
    0 miles
Public transport
  • Train Rambukkana Railway Station
    1.5 miles
  • Train Polgahawela Railway Station
    6.1 miles
  • Train Kadugannawa Railway Station
    9.8 miles
  • Train Alawwa Railway Station
    10 miles
  • Train Kurunegala Railway Station
    12.2 miles
Closest airports
  • Bandaranaike International Airport
    35.1 miles
  • Ratmalana Airport
    47.5 miles
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Facilities of Hotel Pinnalanda
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
  • Public transport tickets
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Infinity pool
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool/beach towels
Languages spoken
  • English
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Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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