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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We have just had five nights at the dickman. The hotel is really lovely, our room was clean and comfortable and the pool area is great. Service was excellent throughout our entire stay. Looking forward to going back!!

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for our last 2 nights in Sri Lanka, and had a great time. This quirky hotel is beautifully designed, and has a lovely pool and garden area. Staff are so friendly and attentive, we were so well looked after. We enjoyed the complimentary teas and coffee that were offered throughout the day. It was the perfect place...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attentive and helpful staff, room adequate without being anything special and breakfast reasonable. The lack of any evening meal facility was a disappointment having arrived late in the afternoon after a 12 hour flight. To be told that the credit card machine wasn't working and I had to pay by cash was also a major inconvenience. If a taxi/tour guide...

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D D, Guest Relations Manager at Dickman Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your updates of the attentive staff and your stay at your adequate room and excuse for the Credit Card failure. Kitchen open from 8 Am for late Breakfast till 12 Noon and Light Lunches on day time till 6 Pm. Guests very welcome to enjoy evening meal in the hotel our night team happy to serve...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this great santuary and hideaway close to the airport! The service, the staff and the food were just incredible and I was totally impressed by my first visit to Sri Lanka. They also arranged for me to go to a near-by Ayurvedic resort for some really nice pampering treatments. Absolutely recommended!

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D D, General Manager at Dickman Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review and stay with us at our Sanctuary;-) Dickman Resort the hideaway close to the airport. Loving your compliments for service, staff and the food is just incredible, we very impressed you reward us with 5 stars with your first visit from Singapore to Sri Lanka thanks so much for that . You always very welcome...

Burlington, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I decided to make Dickman Resort the base for my first visit to Sri Lanka after concluding to stay outside of Colombo for the bulk of my vacation. I wanted easy access to pretty much the middle of the country without the hassle of Colombo. This place is an excellent choice. I had no trouble communicating with Damith & Shehan...

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Thank Rob S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice but slightly overpriced hotel. It is close to the beach. The hotel has a swimming pool and a lot of boys serving you. We slept here twice and the rooms are nice, bright and clean. There is a nice garden with a swimming pool. The breakfast is good. There we a lot of same sex couples....

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D D, Owner at Dickman Resort, responded to this review

Great to see your nice review and reward with 4 stars for our Hotel, Pool and Garden . Very happy with your stay as family of three in one of our brightest and Luxury Suite of the Hotel special outfitted with 3 Large Beds inclusive Good Daily Breakfast served till Noon in the garden is the spacious suite higher priced...

Surrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great choice to spend the first 3 nights of our Sri Lankan holiday. The airport pickup went smoothly and we received such a warm welcome. We stayed in the gorgeous Purple Room and loved its slightly quirky design, especially the outdoor bathroom. Everything worked seamlessly and the bed was huge and comfortable. Our sun loungers were just...

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D D, General Manager at Dickman Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your perfect stay with us at the Dickman Resort and for your gorgeous review of our Private Boutique Hotel you rewarded with 5 stars . Great you love the Sri Lanka Breakfast hoppers and all small details you named make your recommendation so amazing thanks for that so much. The warmest regards from all of us of Dickman...

Le Mesnil-Villeman, Basse-Normandie, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights in February 2017. The rooms are fantastic, large with great fittings and superb bathrooms. The staff are all very friendly and helpful and go overboard to make your stay an enjoyable one. The breakfasts are cooked to order by the chef and we particularly enjoyed the fruit platters and the egg...

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D D, General Manager at Dickman Resort, responded to this review

Stylish and Comfortable was YOUR stay with us and to read your fantastic review about staff and hotel and your reward with 5 stars is the cherry on the cake thanks so much for that too. Sending our finest regards from all the crew and management of Dickman Resort and do not hesitate you very welcome any time to warm...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spend two nights in here and I was wondering should've we spend couple of more. Very relaxed atmosphere and nice service. Pool is nicely done and garden is kept in good shape. Beach and all the restaurants are close by.

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D D, General Manager at Dickman Resort, responded to this review

Dear Zam-hel, Very Happy with your review and we wondering why we not keep you longer then two days/nights;-) normal we always ask relaxed guests " Please don't go" sure we forget that with you.Thanks for great compliments sending our finest Regards from management and staff you very welcome on the way back or any time to Dickman Resort ,...

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Spent the last two nights of our Sri Lankan trip at the Dickman Resort. Set in beautiful grounds, surrounded by a high wall. It was a peaceful oasis in the heart of Negombo. The welcome was nice with a lovely glass of juice. Shahan the manager is very efficient and charming. We stayed in the Pink room, which was a...

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D D, Front Office Manager at Dickman Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Paulo, Thanks for your most welcoming review with lots of Pros (4 stars;-) and few Cons. Thanks too for your stay in The Luxe Pink Balcony Room latest upgrade with the New huge 4 Poster King Size Bed .Good information we will change the position of the television soon, second the drawers on the list for next upgrading....

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just a 15 minutes drive from Colombo International Airport, a short stroll to the beach and boulevard, makes it the perfect retreat in the heart of the bustling Negombo Strip. This Straight & Gay Friendly private paradise features 8 exclusive and well-appointed rooms and suites around a charming Mango Garden and Eco swimming pool.Negombo is known for its tropical climate, wide beaches and fresh breeze, quality dining options and nightlife, which makes it the perfect place for a peaceful and relaxing dream holiday. You certainly will make new friends in the affordable luxury of "Adult Only Hotel" Dickman Resort in Sri Lanka. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dickman Resort

Address: 26/7 Poruthata Road | AK. Schnakenberg, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range: $119 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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