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Florida
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I loved this hotel. It was very cheap. It has amazing views of the town and the large Buddha. Rooms were a bit dated and the bed was too hard. But it was ok for the price. Restaurant had terrific buffets and excellent service. There is a bar enclosed in glass on the edge of the property with views all...

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Quiet and peaceful hotel, just 10 min drive to the Dambulla town and the Golden Cave temple. Rooms are quite large and bathroom quite spacious. The walk to the reception and the rooms could be quite difficult for people with walking disabilities.All Deluxe rooms have the same view of vegetations also lots of Mango trees. You could select a room...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights while exploring Dambulla. Rooms are very large and the hotel facilities are very good. The gardens are really nice and as you are quite far from the main road it is very peaceful. Food in the hotel is good, especially the breakfast. Each night they did a buffet or you could order a la...

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Thank Tolington
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

If you need to stay in Dambulla, do stay here. Hotel grounds are spectacular. Very lush and calming. Rooms are decent, and offer most creature comforts (heated shower, comfy bed etc etc.) however no in room wifi is a small problem. Food is not an issue(we are vegetarians) and staff were very attentive. Wifi aside, the large grounds and great...

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Thank Ashok K
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We didn't know what to expect when we booked this hotel but it was a great experience. Small hotel set amid a beautiful mango plantation. Very peaceful and serene surroundings. Food was great too and staffs were very helpful I would strongly recommend this place to explore dambulla

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Reviewed 11 December 2016

The staff, from those we encountered at reception to those who delivered our bags to the rooms, to those who attended to us in the dining hall and those who kept greeting us with such warmth as we walked past them, we say thank you. They were all so delightfully humble, kind with nothing appearing to be too much trouble...

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Probably once a premier resort, now in disrepair and poorly managed. Ceiling fan doesn't work, in room jacuzzi essentially nonfunctional, toilet loose on floor, mirror and floor tiles discolored .Too bad because clearly the resort must have been excellent when first built

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Thilanka Dambulle is very impressive as you enter its gates. A long drive thru a dazzling mango orchard with hundreds of trees (laden with fruit at the time). Quite spectacular! The reception was an open concept, so was the swimming pool. very different from the usual. Hmm, the rooms kinda need a lot of work. Old-fashioned is always a welcome...

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed as part of a tour around Sri Lanka. The setting, the reception area and the room were absolutely stunning. I was in a first floor room and I was stunned by how beautiful it was. Comfy bed and the bathroom area was very unique. Loved it. Staff were helpful. Beautiful pool area. The restaurant was my only downside,...

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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

After quite a long trip from Negombo we arrived at the Thilanka Hotel. Surprise! With having a paid reservation there was no room available. We encouraged the hotel to look for an alternative close to this hotel. Eventually, with a big sigh, they assisted us. We felt they were very hostile and not taking any responsibility for the situation. In...

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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boutique hotel- 24 luxury Suites with AC, fan, TV, DVD, mini bar, safe, telephone, WIFI, jacuzzi or plunge pool. Ayurveda spa, restaurant, bar, swimming pool, tennis and colleyball located in a 25 acre orchard with 2 rivers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thilanka Resort and Spa

Address: 51 Godawalayaya | Morogollawa, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: $92 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Thilanka Resort and Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Thilanka Hotel Dambulla
Thilanka Resort And Spa Sri Lanka/Dambulla
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Dambulla
#4 Family Hotel in Dambulla
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“Most of the rooms are well positioned, they are building several more rooms but the work didn't interfere with our stay.”
 of 5 bubbles tageen1, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Half board recommended as not near any other restaurant.”
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“ask for a room with a view or at the ground level next to the bar”
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“.A room closer to the reception and restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles shamalid, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If possible, choose a ground floor room furthest away from the reception area and at the end of the guest accommodation area.”
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