Ashok Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in the Anuradhapura city dating back to early eighties, yet geared to cater and comfort the thousands of pilgrims visiting the city. Located by the banks of beautiful Nuwara Weva lake, Hotel Ashok boasts of having the best scenic location with the facilities to make guests feel home.
The hotel comprises 20 rooms (10 double rooms, 10 triple rooms) in a white colored building with romantic window frames. You will meet more locals here and you will have the chance to get closer to the Sri Lankan culture than in hotels aiming mainly tourists from abroad. The rooms are equipped with TV, fan and A/C, mosquito net and Wi-Fi free of charge. The rooms are kept very clean with nice wooden furniture and some colonial accessories. Most of the rooms have their own balcony. Some have a nice view over the Nuwara Wewa lake. Ashok Hotel is a popular place for holiday makers such as bird watchers, adventure travellers and nature lovers.
Apart from ancient Anuradhapura, travellers can visit historical places like Hasthi kachchi Viharaya, Galpalama, Thanthirimale, Mihintale, Aukana and Wijitha Pura. Also Wilpattu, Ritigala, Maanagala and Polonnaruwa are just a couple of hours drive from the hotel. On request Ashok hotel arranges excursions to these places with an experienced tour guides