Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
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  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

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Family Groups with Friends

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Hotel Shalini is located in the heart of the city in Anuradhapura, along Harischandra Mawatha, which runs from the clock tower to the hospital. It is centrally situated close proximately to the Old Bus & Railway Station, Nuwarawewe Lake, all the Banks, main Post Office and about 2km far away from the ancient city of Anuradhapura.

We have 10 very clean rooms with attached toilets and bathrooms available to the guest to select according to his/her budget and a choice of Single, Double, Triple, and Quadruple rooms - Hot and Cold water, Jet Shower Panels, Fans, Air conditioning, Mosquito Nets, Electrical Mosquito Vaporizer, Satellite Television, Wi-Fi in all rooms, Telephone, Comfortable King or Queen size beds and other facilities. Also, we can arrange an Air Port pick-up service to Anuradhapura even in odd hours for your convenience.

Homely atmosphere and quiet environment with an open-air restaurant on the first floor serving Authentic Sri Lankan Home Cooking Delicacies, Western, Eastern, and Chinese Food, roof-top beer garden, Fiber Optic wi-fi.
Travel desk arranging site seeing of the ancient city & Mihintale, Safari tours to Willpattu National Park or any other destination.
Professional Guide service available for tours.
Boat Rides on Malwathu Oya & nearby Lakes, Day excursions to Agro Gardens, Nature walks to the nearby villages, Mountain biking, Bird watching tours, Ayurvedic Treatment Packagers at Government and Private Ayurvedic Hospitals, etc
Bicycles for rent.

Conference and Banquet facilities, Free tourist information service, same-day laundry facilities, etc.

Our services and facilities are available for in-house guests as well as for non-residential guests.

Hotel Shalini is recommended by popular travel guides like Le Guide du Routard, Foot Print, Rizer Know-How, Nells Guide, Dutch Cycling Guide, Globe-Trotter Travel Guide, Info-Travel Sri Lanka Guide, etc...
Our Proprietor is one of the Founder Member of the Anuradhapura Tourism & Hoteliers Association and the present President of the Association. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.0

  • Security 8.0

  • Location 8.0

  • Staff 8.0

  • Atmosphere 8.0

  • Cleanliness 8.0

  • Facilities 8.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    26 Feb 2019
    Great place, great host! Loved our stay here. The food was awesome and they invited me in to the kitchen to learn some of there great dishes, trully loved our stay here!
    Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1


    17 Apr 2019
    Great hotel in a good location with fantastic staff and amazing food. The staff here are great, really make you feel at home and will go out of their way to help you out. Would definitely recommend and will stay here again when I’m next in town.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    27 Apr 2019
    Nice place with great restaurant on the balcony-one of the best curries we've had! You can rent bikes from the host at a cheap price to explore the ancient city-too far to walk. Cleaningness was basic,but start very nice and helpful!
    Greece, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0


    04 Nov 2019
    Great staff so helpful they even had a bike for me to rent for the day to see the ancient city... not alot of people due to off season but they really accomodated for me and helped whenever i needed it
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    17 Apr 2019
    Strange place, but clean and comfortable for the night. WAY overcharged for dinner and bicycle and A/C, and made a fuss about calling a tuktuk early in the morning. There was almost no one else staying there, but I got placed in a room that was super weird to get to - all the way up a bunch of stairs, through the dining hall, down a few hallways... Overall fine.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 6.0


    18 Oct 2019
    We arrived at the hotel late at night. It seemed we were the only guests staying. The hotel appeared to be a little dated and hadn’t been well maintained recently. Our room had a few bugs in it, thankfully there were mosquito nets. Whilst the bathroom was basic the shower worked well! The WiFi was very good! The night we arrived we were provided with a big Sri Lankan buffet which was tasty! Location okay, only a short drive to the city ruins.
    England, Couple, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Cots Available
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Express check-in / out
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wii