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Reviewed 17 September 2015

Peaceful and lovely position by the lake's edge. Great buffet meals of Sri Lankan cuisine. Large, clean and comfy rooms. Large pool in a great setting. Friendly, helpful staff. Would have liked to stay longer!

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Alpicat, Spain
Reviewed 16 September 2015

excellent comfort hotel, located in the middle of the country, the service attentive, the rooms very appropriate. For us it was the first hotel on our honeymoon, very nice details. The food was fine, but despite being buffet, there was little western food, although you could eat almost everything.

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Reviewed 15 September 2015

Best hotel in Dambulla-Sri Lanka, the staff very professional and friendly, i stayed with my wife for 2 days and it was very nice. the breakfast buffet was perfect and the dinner too. Highly recommended.

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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

This wonderful hotel is located at the edge of a large lake in its very private grounds. The hotel consists of the main building with the reception, large comfortable bar and a nice dining area. There is also a very well maintained swimming pool in well kept grounds. In addition just slightly away from the main building is the relaxation...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 13 September 2015

One of the best hotels in Dambulla. The food is good and the service is superb. peaceful place with a huge land to walk. calm place and the drive towards the hotel is having some nicer view of the kandalama lake

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Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Fully professional staff and management. Amazing location and architecture. Great buffets in the breakfast as well as dinner. Highly recommend,if you want a place that is so peaceful and relaxing where you arw in the middle of nature.

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Kiribathgoda, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 8 September 2015

This is a place if you wanna go to a mid range challet. Rooms are not very spacious but very clean and modern toilets. Calm and quite enviornment with a nice view of lake. Large garden along with the nice pool. Food was exceptional and good service too.

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Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

A beautiful place, quiet, peaceful, right on the lake. Excellent rooms. Outstanding food & buffet restaurant. Great service. Lovely pool. Helpful staff. Plenty to do in the surrounding areas. Highly recommended.

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Israel
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

No wifi in rooms!!!! So everyone need to go to the reception for the Internet. Charging 25$ dollars per person for dinner buffe which is a lot for Sri Lanka hotel. Also they charge 5$ for playing half an hour of billiard which is just annoying! The rooms are far from the actual hotel (pool, reception, bar & restaurant). Beside...

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Reviewed 31 August 2015

We arrived at this hotel - after a bumpy drive up a 3 mile track ! Our first impression was good with views of the pool and beautiful scenery. We were driven by golf buggy about half a mile to what seemed like the edge of the resort and given keys to 2 of the worst rooms we had stayed...

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  • Tennis Court
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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: $117 - $700 (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
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Family Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Luxury Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Spa Hotel in Dambulla
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