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Funky Leopard Safari Hostel
2.5 out of 5
Yala National Park, Yala, Kataragama, Uva
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11.22 km from city centre
Funky Leopard Safari Hostel
Lavendish Okrin Hotel
3 out of 5
110, Detagamuwa, Kataragama
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14.28 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (2 reviews)
Good hotel

"Very Nice hotel. Helpfull and friendly staff and manager, helpful with booking driver and guide for safari. Close to Yala. Good food. Recommend it."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 3, 2015

Lavendish Okrin Hotel
Vista Hotel Senora
2.5 out of 5
No. 121 Pussadewa Mawatha, Kataragama, Uva
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12.21 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Perfect place to stay for safari in Yala

"Very friendly and helpful staff. The hotel is basic, clean and comfortable. By basic I mean thin mattress and solid beds. It is not a luxury hotel. But it is very nice especially for the price. Easy walk to town to get stuff from the markets. The manager was able to quickly book a safari truck for ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 27, 2018

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JAYASINGHE HOLIDAY RESORT
3 out of 5
32 A, Detagamuwa, Kataragama
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14.8 km from city centre
1/5 (1 review)
Very disappointing place with full of mosquitoes

"Most unprofessional management....full of mosquitoes....very average facilities.... greedy staff for tips.....inconvenient location....dont go by mistake..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 28, 2016

JAYASINGHE HOLIDAY RESORT
Hotel senora kataragama
3 out of 5
No. 121 Pussadewa Mawatha, Kataragama
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The price is CA $32 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
12.09 km from city centre
3.4/5 (5 reviews)

"Hotel staff were very good and helpful. Asanka is the man taking care of everybody. He was so good with us on all our request. But hotel is okay. There were lot of bugs came into the room at night. Very scary and cannot sleep peacefully. Staff told us it is common this time of the year but hotel ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 26, 2018

Hotel senora kataragama
Thisara Guest Hotel Rooms
2.5 out of 5
3 Km Kanuwa, Sell Road, Mailagama, Kataragama
The price is CA $24 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5
13.3 km from city centre
1/5 (1 review)
My true comments

"The hotel kept on saying I have not paid, lock all doors and did not allow us to check in until I shown them my confirmation email. The rooms were very dirty especially the toilet. All things were broken in the shower room, no hot water, no blankets. Please keep away from this hotel if possible."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 1, 2018

Thisara Guest Hotel Rooms
Yala Safari Camping
3 out of 5
60, Tissa Lake Road, Yala National Park, Kataragama
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $614 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
11.25 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)

"Cancelled my trip last minute due to the terrorist attack happened on Easter Sunday. But I’ll definitely come back again."…"

Reviewed on May 28, 2019

Yala Safari Camping
Camp Leopard - Yala Safari Glamping
3 out of 5
Old Sithulpawwa-Katagamuwa Road, Yala National Park Buffer Zone, Kataragama, Uva Province
The price is CA $228 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
11.25 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (6 reviews)
Adventure camp

"It's difficult to use the same approach to compare adventure camp accommodation to a city hotel. For what it was the accommodation was good and the hospitality very good. Minor maintenance issues around the camp but this did not impact on or distract from the experience."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 17, 2020

Camp Leopard - Yala Safari Glamping
Big Game Yala by Eco Team
3 out of 5
Katagamuwa, Yala, Kataragama
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The price is CA $123 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
10.76 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (31 reviews)

"Wonderful out door experience. Well run by Saman. Very comfortable tent with adequate en suite shower etc. Dinner around the fire was straight out of the film Out of Africa. Very good red wine. Didn’t try the white and the food was excellent. The safari was well worth the early start with a stop ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 25, 2020

Big Game Yala by Eco Team
Gregory's Bungalow Yala
3.5 out of 5
101/18, Manikpuragama, Wallimathagama, Kataragama
The price is CA $69 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
11.47 km from city centre
3.4/5 (5 reviews)
NEVER BOOK THIS PLACE.

"We got to the hotel at the end of a dirt roa, to check in, at around 7:15pm. The main gate was SHUT and there WAS NO ONE THERE.. We asked s couple of neighbors who said the guard had left and they hadn’t seen any guests come there for a while. It was raining and dark, we were stranded in the area ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 18, 2019

Gregory's Bungalow Yala
Hotel Sisara
3 out of 5
No 10, Dhammarakkitha Mawatha, Kataragama, Uva
The price is CA $4,725 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
12.97 km from city centre
Hotel Sisara
Mahoora Tented Safari Camp All-Inclusive - Yala
3.5 out of 5
Yala National Park, Yala, Kataragama
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $766 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
11.25 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (7 reviews)
Perfect honeymoon, best value, unforgettable

"From start to finish the staff made our trip perfect. Incredibly friendly, attentive, always looking to do something a little extra to make your stay unforgettable. Incredible food and accommodation (with hot running water and full comfort!) in a romantic setting surrounded by nature, private safaris ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 7, 2019

Mahoora Tented Safari Camp All-Inclusive - Yala
Leopard Safaris By KK Collection
3.5 out of 5
Wilpattu National Park, Galkadawala Road, Kataragama, Uva
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10.63 km from city centre
Leopard Safaris By KK Collection
Sunsung Chiththa Holiday Resort
3 out of 5
Mathara Gedara, Old Buttala Road, Sellakatharagama, Kataragama
The price is CA $36 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
13.72 km from city centre
1.3/5 (3 reviews)
Scam

"Scam"…"

Reviewed on Apr. 24, 2017

Sunsung Chiththa Holiday Resort
Mandara Rosen
4 out of 5
No. 57 Detagamuwa, Kataragama
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14.12 km from city centre
3.3/5 (17 reviews)
Great Stay

"It was a great stay and staff was friendly. Good food and hotel was great too."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 17, 2019

Mandara Rosen
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Kataragama Hotel Guide

Traveling to Sri Lanka and hoping to book a bed in Kataragama? Within a short drive of Kataragama's center you will find 11 Expedia-listed hotels.

If you would like like to stay within 5 kilometres (3 miles) from the middle of Kataragama, the Heina Nature Resort & Yala Safari could be the best hotel.

The Cinnamon Wild Yala is situated 25 kilometres (16 miles) from the main part of Kataragama. Or, alternatively, the Elephant Reach is situated 30 kilometres (17 miles) away. Some other Expedia-listed accommodations are the Nature Resort Tissamaharama and the Neem Villas.

Why not spend the day visiting Nuwara Eliya Golf Club and Victoria Park, in Nuwara Eliya District, 90 kilometres (55 miles) to the northwest of Kataragama. If you'd like to spend a night or two in Nuwara Eliya District, check out the room rates at the Langdale by Amaya and Midky Hotel. 90 kilometres (56 miles) to the southwest of Kataragama, you can also stay at Dickwella, home to the Surya Garden and Jasper House Sri Lanka. Should you choose to stay in Dickwella, you might like to visit the Dickwella Beach and Wewurukannala Vihara Temple.

Bandaranaike International Airport is a convenient airport, and can be found 180 kilometres (111 miles) away from Kataragama. Hotels that are nearby include Amagi Lagoon and Sun UP Hotel.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Kataragama?
Yala Safari Camping is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This 3-star tentalow offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 1-minute walk from Yala National Park. Other good options for your visit include Mandara Rosen and Tamarind Lake.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kataragama, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the top deals on offer in Kataragama.
What's the best place to stay when traveling with kids to Kataragama?
Heina Nature Resort & Yala Safari is a lodge with a restaurant and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your stay with the kids include Yala Safari Camping and Big Game Yala by Eco Team.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation in Kataragama?
Yala Safari Camping is a favorite 3-star tentalow for couples, and features premium bedding and 24-hour room service.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Kataragama?
Heina Nature Resort & Yala Safari is a top lodge for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge for its human guests. Thisara Guest Hotel Rooms is another good option if you’re bringing your pet along.
What are some hotels with pools in Kataragama?
Lavendish Okrin Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and a poolside bar. Other choices that offer an onsite pool include Samwill Holiday Resort and JAYASINGHE HOLIDAY RESORT.

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