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Karur, India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Average Hotel-Reception people good-No phone in the room-You have to go to the reception to order anything and everything-Lonely Hotel-Away from city-No wifi in the room- Cleanliness average- Breakfast average-Tea was good-Except the manager no other people knows English. If you like loneliness and calmness,it is best choice.But it is not 3Star hotel.-NO ELEVATOR.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eventhough rooms are far from Dambulla town, it is located in very nice place just next to small river stream.. The hotel rooms are very spaceous. Each room has balcony facing the river stream.. There is small hut on top of tree where you can spend some good time.. The service was very good. Being vegetarian, getting good veg food...

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Actually we visited in December , 2014 .. it was the Rainy season . From here we viewed and starting enjoying the Green Srilanka . We loved the location and it's placement that gives the calm & quiet nature to the whole in our 3 nights stay . Every early in the morning we enjoyed the breakfast with the heavy...

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Thank elixirarch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lovely experience with the pleasant chirping of birds early in the morning, delicious breakfast and an equally delicious dinner. very friendly, hospitable staff. full credit to Mr ANAZ. i would love to come again and stay in the grand kalundawa waterfront resort. thank you.

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Wroclaw, Poland
Reviewed 2 December 2016

In November 2016 I was staying for a couple of nights in Grand Kalundawa Waterfront Resort with a group of 10 pax. We like this hotel very much. It is a nice, recently expanded hotel with nice, clean swimming pool located on the river bank, with clean river water. The hotel is located just a few minutes from the main...

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Thank Lukasz W
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This hotel saved our holiday in Dambulla. The place was simply perfect. Very nice people, correct price, we absolutely paid for what we consumed or even for less than that. THe dinner was more than excellent. Very big plates and absolutely sri lankan. I would go back anytime without thinking for a moment!

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Thank Hédi S
Reviewed 18 September 2016

It's the second time that I stay in this hotel and for my is perfect! Spacious and clean room, big bed, bathroom ok and, above all, a quite and relaxing swimming pool! Moreover the location is top because is not in Dambulla center, it's 10 minute by car.

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Thank Stefan O
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Dear Mr Stefan, Thank you for your very complimentary review of the Grand Kalundawa Waterfront resort. We are simply delighted to note that you had a grand stay and sincerely appreciate your words of praise on our location and facilities. Thank you very much again for staying with us & looking forward to see you soon Kind Regards, Grand Kalundawa...

Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

+ + + * big room with good bed * decent bathroom * setting at the river * staff is helpfull and tries to make the best of your stay - - - * dinner was a poor and very basic experience (big dish of fried rice with a very small bowl of chicken curry) * organisation: guests at dinner...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The location and views are absolutely mind blowing. We were amazed to see the greenery and the natural surroundings with scenic beauty in dry zone like Dambulla. We received a good sized room with a nice balcony overlooking the river. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Very often during the day, guests are out exploring so you may have...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

I visited Grand Kalundawa resort last week with my friends, this is my second time visited this place. We had late lunch near by the river bank where they arranged for us specially. Food was excellent. Also we enjoyed the pool facility. Very quite place to have a get together with ur friends and family. Can recommend for all. Value...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 5 minutes off the bustling and vibrant ancient city of Dambulla is the tranquil river fronted oasis of Grand Kalundawa Waterfront Resort with its majestic century old kumbuk trees and relaxing lush greenery. The charming getaway is a modern semi-boutique style hotel in a colonial themed building with an outdoor swimming pool overlooking a natural river. Rooms feature typical Sri Lankan-style furnishings, attached bathrooms, satellite TV, fans and air conditioning. With dusk fall, sit down for romantic candlelit dinner with wine and a western or traditional meal, custom planned or by our chef, at our tree house and let those bonds rekindle. You can also try the medieval BBQ diner by river. We serve western, Chinese and Sri Lankan dishes at the restaurant, Alternatively, you may also opt for room service or packed lunches. Our staff will happily provide individualised services and Day trips, Village excursions, elephant safaris or canoeing. We are centrally located to Dambulla Cave Temple (2 min drive), Ibbankatuwa anciant cemetery (8 min), Sigiriya lion rock(25 min) and Minneriya safari national park (30 min). Bandaranayake International Airport (Colombo) is 2.5 hour away. We can arrange Airport pickup. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Kalundawa Waterfront Resort

Address: Kalundawa Road, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: $84 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Kalundawa Waterfront Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“All rooms are good and faces river front”
 of 5 bubbles , 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“first floor rooms are recommended”
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 of 5 bubbles elixirarch, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“from the rooms you have nice view on the river and the big trees with many monkeys and giant squirrels....”
 of 5 bubbles 338lukaszw, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the Rooms are River View”
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“Best place in Dambulla, Natural surroundings, Good place to relax, Good base....”
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