The Deer Park Hotel

Rated 8.8 in 124 reviews. 80 rooms.


Overlooking the Giritale reservoir, this scenic hotel with cottages is 14 km from both the ancient Polonnaruwa Vatadage and the shrine of Hatadage.

Refined cottages surrounded by jungle and lush vegetation have tile floors, satellite TV and sitting areas. Most have open-air bathrooms. Upgrades add private gazebos and pool, pond or forest views.

Dining options include a restaurant, with Room Service. Additional amenities include spa treatments and bird watching, and hot-air balloon tours and jungle safaris can also be arranged.

The Deer Park Hotel is located on the banks of Giritale Reservoir, 10 km from Polonnaruwa Wihara. The stylish 5-star hotel offers an outdoor pool, 4 dining options and free parking.

Spacious guestrooms are fitted with a work desk, tea/coffee making facilities and a TV with satellite channels. The living area comes with a day bed.

Guests can enjoy massages at the hotel’s spa. The tour desk can help to arrange hot air balloon and safari trips. Laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.

The Ebony serves both local and international dishes. Fine dining option can be experienced at the Tree Tops restaurant. The Sandpiper Bar is a good venue to enjoy drinks and light refreshments.

The Deer Park Hotel is 19 km from Sigiriya and 36 km from the Dambulla Cave Temple. It is a 5-hour drive from Colombo and Bandaranaike International Airport.

Spa Facilities

  • Pool with view
  • Massage
  • Open-air bath
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Infinity pool
  • Fitness centre

Available Rooms

2 guests




Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near The Deer Park Hotel

  1. Minneriya National park

    28 m from hotel

  2. Girithale lake

    Water level is high

    285 m from hotel

  3. Giritale Tank

    3.5 km from hotel

  4. Minneriya

    Almost 100 elephants + saw a tusker

    5.4 km from hotel
    Polonnaruwa road

  5. Minneriya Lake

    One great outcome of King Mahasen. Don't hesitate to feel the minneriya lake water.

    5.9 km from hotel

  6. Thidas Arana

    Food is amazing

    6.3 km from hotel
    23rd Mile Post, Bendiwewa

  7. Gunner's Club

    P&S for meals open 6AM to 8.30 PM

    8.2 km from hotel

  8. Perera & Sons

    They don't have a collection to choose. Instead of that they will give u something to eat. Their fried rice is consists a plain rice with small vegetable pieces and small chicken piece. Poor service.

    8.2 km from hotel

  9. Gal Viharaya (ගල් විහාරය)

    Simply amazing.If you watch carefully u will see how they avoid crossing black line with the eye of the standing statue,

    9.5 km from hotel

  10. Rankoth Vehera

    For means that were in the time when it was built, continues to be amazing as performing this kind of megalithic constructions.

    9.7 km from hotel

  11. Polonnaruwa

    The greatest kingdom. Try yourself :-)

    9.9 km from hotel

  12. Dalada Maluva

    One of the most famous place in Polonnaruwa.

    10.0 km from hotel