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Edge of the world
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Cannot understand how this place was empty. It is classy, food good, alcohol at normal prices (170 for Arrack), polite service, colonial style interior. We really enjoyed coming here after a visit to Dambulla Caves

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

On my way to Trincomalee I stopped over here for lunch. The team is very friendly and helpful. The food was delicious as well. Fast in service too. It's a good place to take a break and have a rest on a road trip.

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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for lunch on my way back to Colombo after an official visit. Good place to have lunch in Dambulla at a reasonable cost. More towards Sri Lankan choices. Friendly staff. Recommended to try this place if you're looking for a place to dine in in Dambulla. They provide accommodation as well but not sure a lot the quality...

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Thank Anushka J
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped over at the Dambulla rest house for a quick lunch and was thoroughly disappointed by the food. We had eaten at this place quite a few times over the years and went for the set lunch - Sri Lankan rice and curry. They served us the food and one dish was completely stale and had gone bad! When...

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Thank sky1979VG
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Every time we pass through Dambulla we stop here for lunch. Quite reasonable prices and the food tastes good. On special order you can get the fried fish. This is subjected to availability. But its prepared well and tastes good. A must try.

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Thank vajira17
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 6 January 2015

We happened to stop here for one night during heavy downpours in the area, and luckily there was one room available. We found the room to be quaint and simple. The room we got was quite large, and was clean and comfortable. Each room has a small sitting area outside. The rest house is very conveniently located next to the...

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Wattala, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 25 September 2014

We used to rest in this rest house after a long journey from Colombo. It is situated at a very easily accessible location. recently renovated and modified it is an ideal place for a complete rest before starting to other location or to see the cave Temple. Staff is visitor oriented and very friendly, highly knowledgeable on roads and locations....

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

We stopped at Dambulla rest on the way to Anuradhapura. The Sri Lankan breakfast was really good and yummy. The place is very clean and the ambience is good. It's very close to the Temple area as well. The only negative is that due to a new road being built the entrance looks like a construction zone. Hopefully once the...

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Thank Sarana H
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Dambulla rest house is a good for one night stay. The rooms are good and comfortable. Cleanliness standards are acceptable. There was no AC. The hotel has nice lawn. Hotel is a bit far from the main town. It is very close to Golden Buddha Temple which is good for an early morning visit. Hotel serves nice rice and fish...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 31 August 2013

We stopped by for a simple rice and curry meal. Nicely cooked with several curries. and the service was good. A very pleasant place to stop at on the way to somewhere. But what made it most memorable was the shocking behavior of a tourist - a Japanese American lady, on being presented her bill raved and ranted at the...

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A convenient place to stay when visiting the rock cave temples or when en route to the ancient cities, the Rest House has four large rooms, a pleasant verandah, a well kept garden and the meals are really excellent. Day trips can be organized to Sigiriya, Anuradhapura & Polonnaruwa.The Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket stadium is also near by ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dambulla Rest House

Address: Matale Road,Dambulla, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: $47 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms face the road.”
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“avoid the room near the managers office 1001 because dark and small and A/C is not working properly (not worth for what you pay)”
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