Located within the boundaries of the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka and within proximity to the magnificent Nuwara Wewa Lake, the Rajarata Hotel is a perfect stopover if you are visiting the East or the North of Sri Lanka. With a large room capacity and modern amenities, the Rajarata Hotel offers guests Standard and Deluxe guestrooms. Mouth watering local and international cuisine along with delicious cakes and homemade ice-creams can be enjoyed at the hotel while the venue is also a preferred location for weddings and meetings.
The Rajarata Hotel is located in the historical city of Anuradhapura which still represents the regal history of the island along with a number of landmarks. Anuradhapura can be reached by road which takes about 4-5 hours from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake while there are intercity express buses running on a regular basis from Colombo Fort. Anuradhapura is also connected by rail while there are daily train services along with air-conditioned cars that run up to Vavuniya and Colombo via Anuradhapura.
Making comfort their topmost priority, the Rajarata Hotel boasts of Deluxe and Standard rooms that have been carefully designed to offer complete relaxation. All rooms are non-smoking rooms while standard amenities include central air-conditioning, telephone with IDD, mini bar, flat screen television with local and international channels, tea/coffee making facility, attached bathroom with hot and cold water showers, hair dryer, bath towels and face towels, Wi-Fi connectivity and a 24 hour room service facility.
The Rajarata Hotel in Anuradhapura offers you a variety of cuisine and dining venues providing guests with the opportunity to enjoy some of the best meals in the area. The 'Tranquil' Restaurant consists of local and international set menus and buffet meals along with an a la carte menu which is selected by the chef. Special vegetarian meals are available for devotees who arrive to the city on pilgrimages while the restaurant also boasts of custom made ice-cream. The wine list consists of a selection from around the world. The 'Escape Bar' offer guests local and international brands of wine, beer and various spirits as well as mouth watering cocktails and mocktails to suit your taste buds.
The 'Sweet Crib Lounge' is the perfect spot to enjoy specially brewed coffee and tea along with tantalizing gateaux's, custom made cakes, homemade ice-cream and chocolates. Weddings are considered as a specialty at the Rajarata Hotel while the entire event and day can be planned by the hotel and a special team of experts. From wedding photography to traditional Sri Lankan ceremonies, the hotel plans it all.
Other facilities offered at the Rajarata Hotel include room service, outdoor pool with kiddies pool, ironing facilities, dry cleaning services, guest laundry facilities, safety deposit box, ample parking facilities, a doctor on call, airport transfers, disabled access for guests with mobility problems and meeting venues and facilities for conferences and special events.
Anuradhapura is rich with a proud history while the city is famed as the first capital of ancient Sri Lanka with massive man made reservoirs, temples and famous landmarks that still stand tall and glorious. Guests can explore the sacred city of Anuradhapura with large free standing Buddha statues, temples and a number of Buddhist monuments that devotees still gather regularly to worship. If you are in for more adventure, you can try out safaris at the Wilpattu National Park or the Kaudulla National Park with a higher concentration of the Asian Elephant. The Ritigala Nature Reserve is also a place that you can visit. Hot air balloon rides can be arranged via tour operators which is always a breathtaking experience.