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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Environment is beautiful,rooms are nice. You feel like you are middle of a nature reserve until you have to pay for something then you think you are in Geneva or Sydney which is unnecessary as I doubt they are paying Sydney rents, rates or wages.

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Amaya R, customer relations executive at Amaya Lake, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you taking the time to review Amaya Lake. Thank you for your most kind review on environment and rooms. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks & Regards Amaya Resorts & Spa

Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 10 December 2015

I am very pleased about the host and service provided by the staff of the hotel through out my stay. The staff was very welcoming and given a good customer service. I specially thank to Madura Lalitha (2096) and Ranga Prasadana(1856) for the excellent customer service, they are polite and very helpful. I really enjoyed the food.

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Amaya R, Customer Relations Executive at Amaya Lake, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are thrilled to hear such amazing comments about Amaya Lake. Thank you for your perfect rating. We are amazed to know you enjoyed your stay and most importantly thank you for praising our hotel staff Madura Lalitha (2096) and Ranga Prasadana(1856) . Guest satisfaction is what we thrive here at Amaya and we are glad we were...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Had a very lovely and relaxing time, large wooded area to walk and good location for bird watching, food and service was excellent, few squirrels was scavenging for food during breakfast, squirrels seems to be used to it as i saw visitors giving food very harmful, but if you have toddlers be careful

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Amaya R, Customer Relations Executive at Amaya Lake, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for giving Amaya Lake a perfect rating on TripAdvisor. W e are glad to know you you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your most kind words on the facilities of the hotels. Thank you for bringing this to our notice we will look into this and sort it out We look forward to...

Reviewed 8 December 2015

I have stayed 2 days with amaya lake. cleaned room. nice eco friendly garden. food is not spacial, especially meal times fully crowded at the restaurant. stewards are not concerning about local guest like us. they only try to treat foreign once. but specially like to mention F & B supervisor Mahesh he is one of nice guy & he...

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Amaya R, Customer Relations Executive at Amaya Lake, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review Amaya Lake. We are glad to know you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the generous comments on the hotel. We sincerely apologize for the inconveniences caused we assure you this is not the service we offer at Amaya. We will look into this and make sure these do not...

Lebanon
Reviewed 8 December 2015

this hotel is beautiful with a very nice outdoor pool. food is good and the rooms are nice. golf carts take you from one are to another inside the hotel. the staff and the people there are very friendsly and welcoming

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Amaya R, Customer Relations Executive at Amaya Lake, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for giving Amaya Lake a perfect rating on TripAdvisor. W e are glad to know you you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your most kind words on the facilities of the hotels. We look forward to the pleasure of serving you again soon Thanks & Regards Amaya Resorts & Spa

Norway
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

If you by any chance are going to visit Dambulla/Sigiria - this is an absolute MUST to stay at least for 24 hours! It's a miracle by the huge lake, thousands of different trees that you won't see anywhere else, animals and birds walking around, like you are in a fairytale! You'll have a big clean bungalow for yourself with...

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Amaya R, Customer Relations Executive at Amaya Lake, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are thrilled to hear such amazing comments about Amaya Lake. Thank you for your perfect rating. We are amazed to know you enjoyed your stay and most importantly thank you for recommending our hotel to other TripAdvisor travelers. Guest satisfaction is what we thrive here at Amaya and we are glad we were able to provide a...

Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

One of the best service I ever had. Food was fantastic, nevertheless staff was polite and helpful. Special thanks to F&B manager Mr. Hemantha Rathnayake for all the treats and He made our event lot more easier for us. Thank you all!!!!!!!!!!

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Amaya R, Customer Relations Executive at Amaya Lake, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your most kind review on Amaya Lake. We are glad to know you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your generous comments on the food and most importantly parsing our F&B manager Mr. Hemantha Rathnayake. We are pleased to hear our services fulfilled your expectations. We look forward to seeing you again soon...

Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Guys, this resort is some of the best places i have ever been. Nature is amazing....staff are extremely nice and normal, survice is on the high level. Design of resort is extremely artistic in budistic style. They have 2 amazing restorans one buffet and one regular...amazing chose of vines. Beautifull pools. I really recommend it. If you decide to go...

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Amaya R, Customer Relations Executive at Amaya Lake, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thanks you for your positive feedback regarding Amaya Lake and for recommending it to other travelers on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to hear such amazing comments. Thanks you for your most kind words on the facilities of the hotel and most importantly for recognizing Avin and his dedicated service. We hope your next stay at Amaya Lake is...

Laax, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 December 2015

From the moment we opened the door of the car the service from Upul was simply perfekt and everybody was responsitive to our needs. The beautiful and quiet resort made us feel relaxed immediately. At the buffet we had a big selection of Sri Lankan and international food, for breakfast and dinner. The restaurant staff was very obliging. Our room...

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Amaya R, Customer Relations Executive at Amaya Lake, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for the positive feedback on Amaya Lake. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your most kind words on the hotel services and most importantly for recognizing the efforts of our very dedicated staff. We look forward to the pleasure of seeing you again soon. Thanks & Regards Amaya Resorts...

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 30 November 2015

This is the first hotel we have been in our trip to Sri Lanka where we spent five wonderful days. The hotel is really nice with a very beatiful landscape and the service is the best we had in Sri Lanka. We remember very well our weitress, Maheshika, who took care of us very carefully. She remembered everything we liked...

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Dear Guest Thank you for your perfect rating on Amaya Lake. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your generous comments on the location and service and most importantly for praising our dedicated staff. Thank you for your most kind words on Maheshika. We do take pride in catering to our guests needs...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the shores of enchanting Kandalama Lake, discover a lifestyle defined by tradition and natural splendour. Nestled amid 40 acres of lush forest, Amaya Lake preserves the aura of local historical treasures, creating a feeling of old-world Sri Lankan charm matched with modern luxury. Located in the heart of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle, the resort is the ideal base for exploring nearby wonders such as the ancient city of Anuradhapura and the Dambulla cave temples. ... more   less 

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Address: PO Box 12 Kandalama Dambulla | Cultural Triangle, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: $135 - $413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amaya Lake 4*
Number of rooms: 125
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Also Known As:
Amaya Lake Dambulla
Amaya Lake Hotel Dambulla
Amaya Lake Sri Lanka/Dambulla
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Luxury Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Spa Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Romantic Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Family Hotel in Dambulla
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“Accomodation is bungaloes in the grounds Good to be closer to the resturant if there is a heavy thunderstorm hotel will lend you a brolly!”
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688daver, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms close to the lake gives minimal noise from the trafic.”
torbj_rnh415, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“quiet location”
D3sir3, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had a lake view room but really you can't see it but it's fine. It's not on a level so expect to walk up slight inclines”
DebWestfield, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Superior probably best.”
andrewmL1404FO, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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