Set in the quieter part of the historical area of Anuradhapura, Rajarata is a mid-range hotel with landscaped gardens and modern conveniences. Staying true to its name – which refers to the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura in Sinhala – the entrance showcases traditional paintings depicting the time this kingdom was at the height of its power and success.
The hotel offers 40 Standard and Deluxe rooms. All rooms are furnished with king-sized beds and have a private balcony or veranda with access to the garden or pool and a bathroom with h/w rain shower cubicles. In-room facilities include central a/c, TV with local and international channels, tea and coffee making facilities and Wi-Fi. There is also room and laundry service. Deluxe rooms have the addition facility of mini bars.
For wining and dining, Rajarata has three options: Tranquil, their main restaurant; Escape Bar, and Sweet Crib Lounge. Tranquil offers a variety of local and international dishes with the option of an a la carte menu. Escape Bar has a wide range of local and international spirits and serves mocktails and cocktails throughout the day. Sweet Crib Lounge is their snack bar, a great place to relax and enjoy a sandwich or burger. They also have two outdoor swimming pools, one specifically for children.
Why We Like It
If you want a reliable and traditional Best Budget option at a competitive price close to Anaradhapura then Rajarata fills the need.
Rajarata is a hotel located 1km from Anuradhapura town, an ideal location for those who want to explore the historical sites scattered around Anuradhapura. Travel time from the Colombo Airport is around five hours.
Location: Anuradhapura, Cultural Triangle
Style: Best Budget Hotel
No. of Rooms: 40
Key Features: Children's pool; rooms with private balcony or veranda