About The Eth Yahana - ඇත් යහන

This hotel, aptly named "Eth Yahana" meaning Abode of the Elephants, is situated in Kataragama in the deep south of Sri Lanka. The "Eth yahana" hotel has been designed to highlight the ancient architecture of Sri Lanka with all modern amenities, for the convenience of the guests so that the guests who visit this unique hotel will enjoy the glorious past of Sri Lanka mixed with the modern comforts, and surrounded by an eco-friendly environment is an ideal place to get away from the hustle and bustle of urban living and enjoy its natural beauty and calm atmosphere.

Book A Room For The Day Use

Our hotel offers the perfect daycation for you and your family at affordable prices. You can save 60 % off on overnight stays. Booking a hotel room for a few hours is a great way to break the routine. You can book our rooms or cottages for the day for a period of between 3 and 7 hours.

Find Out Our Day Rates

Below rates apply for A/C Deluxe Double rooms.

  • 0 - 3 hours: Rs. 3000

  • 3 - 5 hours: Rs. 3500

  • 4 - 5 hours: Rs. 4000

  • 5 - 6 hours: Rs. 4500

  • 6 - 7 hours: Rs. 5000

  • Over 7 hours: usual overnight charges apply

Easy Access From The Highway


Now you can reach our hotel in just under 3 hours from Colombo using the newly built section of the Southern Expressway connecting Matara to Hambantota & Mattala. Exit the expressway from 'MATTALA' and continue to KATARAGAMA through LUNUGAMVEHERA.

What We Offer


The Accommodation consists of little chalets built like cottages, with all modern facilities and comforts.


The restaurant caters to the discerning palate by offering Sri Lankan, Indian & Chinese food prepared by experienced cooks.


We organize half-day or full-day safari excursions to Yala, Udawalawe and Bundala National Parks.


We arrange trips to Kebiliththa on your request. If you wish to arrange this service, please contact us.

Special Group &Cooparate Rates

Over the years we have been catering to Indian pilgrimage groups visiting Sri Lanka to experience and worship the sites related to epic Ramayana tale. We offer special room rates and meal plans for pilgrimage group bookings.

Image Gallery

Take a close look at the beauty surrounding Eth Yahana Hotel from the image gallery to catch a glimpse of the finest delights that await to please all who visit this holy city of Kataragama.

Important information

  • Check-in: From 14:00-23:30 hours

  • Check-out: Until 11:00 hours

  • Card Payments: Visa, MasterCard, Union Pay

Get In Touch

Eth Yahana Hotel

  • Address: 45, Sella-Kataragama Rd, Mailagama, Kataragama, Sri Lanka 91400.

  • Tel: (+94) 047 22 36 823 / 047 22 36 723

  • Email: ethyahanahotel@gmail.com

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