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Suppose you are planning a sightseeing tour of the historical and cultural attractions of Sri Lanka. Then Habarana is the best place to stay. It's ideal for travelling around Sri Lanka's cultural triangle. In this article, we have selected the 5 best hotels in Habarana, ranging from a chic 5-star hotel to a cosy guesthouse.

Best hotels for sightseeing tours - Travelling in Sri Lanka, Habarana

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Multi Day Tours in Sri Lanka Rent a car Transfers / taxi from Colombo airport

A tour of the historical sites of Sri Lanka should take 3-4 days. This will give you time to see the ancient cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa, the rock fortress at Sigiriya, and the ancient statues and rock paintings of the Golden Temple at Dambulla. Tired of planning everything yourself? Buy a multi day tour with English speaking guide.

Habarana's main advantages for tourists

  1. Habarana is a conveniently located town that is an excellent base for day trips to Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla and Trincomalee.
  2. The town offers a variety of hotels to suit different tastes and budgets.
  3. Visitors can enjoy excursions, massages and Ayurvedic spa treatments.
  4. Habarana offers basic amenities such as grocery stores, banks, ATMs, laundry services and a pharmacy.
  5. Affordable meals are available in cafes, but the best food can be found in the hotels listed below.
  6. Habarana can be easily reached from the Airport and Colombo.

How to get to Habarana from Colombo

  • The most convenient option is to book a transfer from the airport to your hotel in Habarana, which takes about 4 hours by car.
  • Another option is to rent a car on EconomyBookings or a car with a driver through the Viator.
  • You can also take the 6075 train at 15:05 from Colombo Main Station (Colombo Fort) to Habarana railway station, which takes about 5 hours. You can purchase train tickets on 12GoAsia.
  • Alternatively, you can take any bus from the Colombo bus station to Trincomalee or Polonnaruwa, which all pass through Habarana.

Best hotels in Habarana

To ensure a memorable stay in Habarana, I've carefully selected the five best hotels to suit various tastes and budgets. From the luxury of a five-star hotel to the comfort of a budget guesthouse, each option promises a unique and enjoyable experience.

So whether you're looking for luxury or affordability, there's a perfect stay waiting for you in Habarana.

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana 5*, $$$

  • Spacious, manicured grounds with an orchard,
  • Service at the highest level, as you would expect from a five-star hotel,
  • Rooms are comfortable, clean and spacious, with air conditioning and fine furnishings,
  • Luxurious breakfasts and dinners.
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Habarana Village by Cinnamon

Habarana Village by Cinnamon 4*, $$$

  • Extensive, beautiful lakeside grounds,
  • Spacious air-conditioned rooms surrounded by tropical greenery,
  • An impressive selection of Asian and Western dishes for breakfast and dinner,
  • A beautiful outdoor pool that will make both adults and children enjoy their stay in this tropical paradise.
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Sungreen Resort Spa

Sungreen Resort Spa 4*, $$

  • A beautiful outdoor pool and extensive hotel grounds,
  • Air-conditioned rooms with private balconies,
  • A good massage can help you recharge your batteries after a busy day of sightseeing.
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Weaver Bird Villa

Weaver Bird Villa, $

  • Clean, spacious rooms with fans,
  • Delicious breakfasts with Sri Lankan dishes,
  • Hot water showers and free wi-fi,
  • Friendly and attentive hosts.
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Homely Guest House

Homely Guest House, $

  • Clean rooms with fans,
  • Homely atmosphere and hospitable hosts,
  • Delicious and hearty Sri Lankan breakfasts.
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Things to do in Habarana - Tours and Safaris

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The author of AsiaPositive Iryna Rasko

I am a passionate traveller and photography is my greatest love. Asia is a constant source of inspiration for me.

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