We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Arika Boutique Villa

138 reviews
Save
Traveller (111)
Room & Suite (33)
Dining (20)
Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“limited rooms”(2 reviews)
“small hotel”(4 reviews)
“rooms are big”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3.5 Star Hotel
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
25 Feb.26 Feb.
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from USD 88.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Dambulla hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "956b0fb66d4647e9b424bd6a32d317c7", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":4715184,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[80048545],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":25,"month":2,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":26,"month":2,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":88,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"956b0fb66d4647e9b424bd6a32d317c7","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":128,"lowestMetaPrice":88,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":128,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":128,"lowestMetaPrice":88,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":128,"hotelName":"Arika Boutique Villa","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijk1NmIwZmI2NmQ0NjQ3ZTliNDI0YmQ2YTMyZDMxN2M3IiwiQUlLIjoiNjcyMWZhNTVlZTI1NDNmM2EyOTI1M2EzYzM5MWJiNzMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "25/02/2018", "checkOut": "26/02/2018", "lowestPrice": "USD 88", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"80048545":"AgodaIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (138)Write a Review
Filter reviews
95 results
Traveller rating
53
27
7
7
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
53
27
7
7
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewslimited roomssmall hotelrooms are bigsri lankaperfect place to stayset menuvisit sigiriyatuk tukbase to exploreopen airsurrounding naturecultural triangletwo night staydambulla townoff the beaten trackswimming pooleach morning
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 95 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I liked this hotel for many reasons: friendly staff, nice rooms and good meals. It's a bit remote, and in an odd location and maybe a bit buggy but we liked it. There is a real effort to look out for you and see that...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Booked online as it was at the top of Trip Advisor. As we arrived of the train at Habarana this was quite a journey via Tuktuk- you have to go through Dambulla and keep going. This aspect didn't bother us as we planned a driver...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We stayed here for 1 night, using the hotel as a base to explore Sigiriya and Dambulla. As a result of the short stay, we didn't get the chance to explore the full hotel so this review is limited in its scope. The rooms are...More

Thank ShahnawazMalik
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

I was all set to leave an awful review. The TV didn’t work on arrival ( I haven’t owned a TV for years but this seemed to annoy me), the bikes to ride were a single tandem (this annoyed me but we had no time...More

Thank CFTphonehome
A TripAdvisor Member
112
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

A great hotel: the personal were very welcome, the room and the facility is very clean , bed is comfortable, the food was tasty and well served. When the waiter realized that my granddaughter is not eating the food she ordered, he called the chef...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
View more reviews
PreviousNext
12345619
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Details
Price range
USD 100 - USD 194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 100 - USD 194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (111)
Room & Suite (33)
Dining (20)
Pool & Beach (15)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
David B
1 December 2017|
Answer
Response from salsairc |
You need to come to dambulla town from Colombo. Then would recommend a tuk tuk (small taxi) drive for 15 min. You can reach us on 0771256694,0664935045. Hope this basic info help.
1
Vote
David B
1 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Srilal M | Reviewed this property |
It is situated in Dambulla but off the main trunk road. so if you have private transport no issues. But if you are using public transport you will have to get off a few stops before Dambulla town and take a Taxi/tuk tuk from... More
0
Votes
VNath2016
4 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from MTRChicagoFoodie | Reviewed this property |
Yes contact the hotel manager Lalith +94 66 4935045
1
Vote
PreviousNext
123
Room Tips
"all area equally same"
Read review
"a nice quaint upmarket serene boutique property"
Read review
"Last room on the ground floor to the left across from the pool- very spacious and very quiet."
Read review
"The room with the open roof shower is great!"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing