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Saman's Guesthouse

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

We went here for diner and it was the best Rice and curry in Sri Lanka! You get all you can eat, one bowl almost finished? They fill it again. For 500 rp a person. They explain every side dish and have a basket with vegetables of the day. The guys working here are Really kind. They showed us the...

Thank AnoekV
Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Arrived in Dambulla and was greeted by this nice family. The food I got for dinner was really excellent! Such generous portions and good attendance from the propriators. They also offered tours and transport to Trincomalee. Well recommended.

Thank Sigurjon V
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

I stayed here 3 years ago and I liked it. So I came again this year..but nothing was done there, it is not finished, looks a bit dirty. Bathroom not in the god shape, water coming to the floor, no bulb. It was disapointing. Plus is the short distance to cave temple and very good food. It was really tasty,...

Thank ZuzanaHemmerova
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Our stay at Saman's was very average. After 10minutes of checking in I got trapped in the bathroom and one of the young boys came to rescue me. Later the manager then came to check the lock and to tell us that it didn't work and we shouldn't use it... That was a bit late. Upon inspecting the broken lock...

Thank mc232463
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We went there two days ago. They warmly welcome us with the Sri Lankan hospitality . Food was superb and rooms were very clean and spacious. Place is very closed to 'The Golden Rock Temple' Dambulla, approximately 5-10 mins walking distance. It's a family run guest house ,equipped with all the modern facilities and it's highly recommended please for those...

Thank dilshan n
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Lovely clean modern rooms for a good price,the family that owns it were extremely helpful and made us feel at home and cooked amazing curries everynight for us.Good location to walk to Golden Temple and Rock Temples .

Thank Samuel W
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed our 3 day stay here as a group of 8. Run by a family who couldn't be more friendly. Son speaks fluent English, Italian & French. Nothing was to much trouble. Budget accommodation but suited our needs perfectly. Mosquito nets provide, bathrooms with good showers in every room and air con in some. More being refitted currently. Food...

Thank razzorbuzz
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

First of all the room is excellent.they clean and with hot shower and ac.second the services is fantastic and they can help with everything.and not forget that samans resturant is very good and in the guesthouse!

Thank דניאל ב
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a nearby guesthouse and met Saman at a veg stall nearby. He is a very nice guy, helpful and friendly so we decided to try his restaurant at the guesthouse. It is a simple, comfortable and clean place which produces a phenomenal spread of very nice food. A selection of about 10 bowls of curries, salads, fish...

Thank dhodgso
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 14 May 2015

We stayed here for one night, the hotel is very close to Dambulla cave temple and on the first look looks everything inside in a good style and well, but: - until 1meter height is all around the room mold -Bet is not comfortable -AC stops to work after 10 min - Toilet not working - Hot water without flow...

1Thank Jan_81_2014

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Additional Information about Saman's Guesthouse

Address: 245 Kandy Rd, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: $53 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Wi-Fi work only in first two rooms direction restaurant, close to first floor are two dogs and however we love dogs we felt pretty uncomfortable with them (German Shepard and badger dog)”
Jan_81_2014, 14 May 2015 | Read review
“Definetly not under the roof.”
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Amesthyite, 4 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Ask to see a couple of different rooms - some have a/c, this wasn't important to me. Further from the road, will be more peaceful.”
565fip, 14 Nov 2014 | Read review
“As you walk upstairs, the second one toward the road.”
yogikid, 26 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Look before you say yes!”
Tommakka, 27 Sep 2014 | Read review
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