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Heritance Kandalama

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful views and great concept, this hotel is nested in the middle of the Sri Lankan jungle and very open to the nature around. Rooms are basic but nice, you feel like you are in a lodge. Staff is helpful. Pleasant and convenient place to stay with lots to visit around including the Sigyria rock.

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London
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Our second trip to Kanadalama and although the hotel is now over twenty years old, it is as magical and breathtaking as ever. Bawa's magnifiicent architecture melds into the landscape beautifully and it is the most enchanting place to stay. Wildlife a- plenty or just sunbathe by the pool overlooking the lake. The food was outstanding, the service fantastic and...

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switzerland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is blended into the scenery. The monkeys happily roam the hallways and balconies. Great infinity pool. Staff friendly and hard-working. The food was good - local dishes better than western food. Our room had a fantastic Jacuzzi bath and rain shower. The lighting in the room was a little odd to work out. AC kept the mosquitoes away...

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england, UK
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

On arriving at the hotel I was greeted with a flower and some fresh juice which was lovely. Checkin took a while and the staff didn't seem to know what they were doing. The hotel itself is magnificent and our panoramic room was fantastic. We regularly had monkeys visiting our balcony (ensuring the doors were locked at all times) which...

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1Thank dottynb
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is the best place I've ever been. It was great I didn't want to leave, views are breathtaking. Rooms are very clean, food was amazing and staff were very helpful. Go back in a heartbeat. The elephant safari is a must!!

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Rome, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the massive hotel in Sri Lanka. best place for who loves wildlife. Food was soo delicious and served creatively. helpfull staff they know our expectations. we fed for the monkeys wondering everywhere. relaxed property. we will visit again and highly recommend this lovely place

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1Thank stephanhindle521
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have visited last year and superb ECO hotel and we stayed 1night in Royal suite. It was fantastic and Nice view as well. Staff also really friendly. I would love to come to this hotel when during my vacation to my mother land.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for 3 nights on the seventh floor. We wanted good views of the lake and we weren't disappointed. This is a large hotel consequently be prepared for long distance walks to the central lobby and restaurant locations. The hotel facilities are fairly sparse and although there are 3 pools, the lounges are few and far between. Service around the...

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Property is very dramatic,set into rocks and dripping in foliage and vines. Great position. Unfortunately things went a bit wrong from the start,no early check in as agreed,a complete mess up of the booking ( through Booking.com ) and an EXTREMELY loud children's /staff party going on. The service in the bar and by the pool was very poor,due...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely located Hotel in a National Park on the banks of a large Lake. Stayed three nights and enjoyed a lovely room in the new wing overlooking the Lake. The Hotel has three pools, with an infinity pool the highlight. Staff were very friendly and helpful while the restaurants and food very good. Situated close to some major attractions...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Heritance Kandalama is shaped like the outspread wings of a bird, following the line of the cliff from which it seems to emerge. The hotel is a staggering 1km from end to end, and rises up seven floors, yet appears to be a perfectly natural extension of the mountainside. The flat roof and timber pillars support a screen of vegetation that attracts local wildlife. The abundance of real-life animals around the hotel is complemented by wonderful large-scale sculptures within it. A metal owl is suspended outside the main restaurant; wooden elephants inhabit the lounge; a stone cobra uncoils along the terrace overlooking the infinity pool. However, while focusing on highlighting its enchanting natural surroundings, our luxury resort in Sri Lanka gives priority to providing its guests with the finest comforts and service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Heritance Kandalama

Address: | PO Box 11, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: $200 - $412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Heritance Kandalama 5*
Number of rooms: 152
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Also Known As:
Kandalama Hotel Sri Lanka
Hotel Heritance Kandalama
Heritance Kandalama Dambulla
Kandalama Hotel Dambulla
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Dambulla
#1 Spa Hotel in Dambulla
#1 Family Hotel in Dambulla
#1 Romantic Hotel in Dambulla
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“We got an upgrade without asking for it - nice surprise.”
swissmiss3, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“New section high floor overlooking the Lake”
Mick0072013, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Breath taking views, Excellent food, Excellent Service, Value for money”
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“Some rooms have the view of "Sigiriya Rock Fortress"”
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