The hotel is 65 km away from Colombo and 65 km (around 2 hours' drive) from the airport.The hotel is one of the oldest establishments with the Ceylon Hotels Corporation collect of properties. Built during the era of the British Colonialists, it still stands in its original state without much transformation. Complete with spacious rooms and a beautifully constructed banquet hall, the hotel also boasts of its way side snack bar, which is a popular place among all the travelers.
Located right opposite Ma Oya River guests at Hotel Elephant Park can watch elephants from their rooms. It has a restaurant and offers room service.The hotel is located a 5 minute walk from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. It takes two hours and 30 minutes by car from the hotel to Colombo International Airport while Kandy City is just an hours drive away.Rooms are simply decorated and are equipped with a flat screen satellite TV and a minibar. The en suite bathroom features a bathtub and bathrobes for guests comfort.The Elephant Park Hotels tour desk helps guests book excursions to Kandy and the popular Temple of the Tooth. Elephant safaris are organised on request.The restaurant provides an international menu. Laundry and ironing services are also available.