Kurunegala, the capital of the North Western Province, Sri Lanka, is a busy commercial hub and is situated about 94 km from Colombo. Set amidst coconut plantations and rubber estates Kurunegala stands out for its huge rocks that rise from the plain below. These rock formations have characteristic names, mostly representing animals that they are imagined to represent. The largest among them is Ethagala or the "Elephant Rock" , which resembles an elephant in its shape and towers 316 meters above the town.
There are many luxury hotels like Kandyan Reach and Hotel Blue Sky apart from many budget accommodation options. To gather more information on the cheap hotels in this city, check out our Kurunegala cheap hotel list.