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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2015

This was our first hotel in Sri Lanka and what a surprise. After a busy drive from Colombo it was like another world when we drove into the resort - although in typical Sri Lankan fashion there was no easy way to get from the car park to the long walk to the reception area. The tricycle to carry your...

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

Travelling around sri lanka for a week this was the 2nd hotel we stayed at. Great hotel and grounds. Lovely spacious room and a great buffet restaurant. Couldn't fault our stay....We were just gutted we could only stay for one night!!!

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Bangalore
Reviewed 27 April 2015

A very nice place to stay if you are headed to Sigiriya. The room decor seems a tad outdated but room is comfortable and there is nothing to complain about other than the fact that our room door kept jamming up. Had to call for help couple of times. Kid loved the bathtub. :) Ordered in room dining and food...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Built into the jungle this resort is tranquil and relaxing. The rooms are delightful and beautifully equiped. The retaurant offers a wide range of dishes and the pool is just superb. The squirels are a bit noisy at night, but hey! we are in the jungle.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

We went here as the first stop on our honeymoon. They made our stay special. You get rooms with a plunge pool or jacuzzi. The hotel is located in the middle of a mangrove. They have their own vegetable plantation and the veggies are used in their cooking. The food is good. They have sheeisha which is a plus.

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Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

Stayed in room 208 on april 15. First impression quite good: nice bar and nice designed arrival area. Internet not working, manager excused, fine. The place is in the middle of nowhere so you have to eat there. Quality of food low end, the beef is so tough, impossible to eat. The rooms have been made the cheapest possible way,...

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Dear Valued Guest, We would like to thank you for selecting Thilanka Resort and Spa, Dambulla, as your preferred holiday destination and for the time and trouble taken in posting a valuable feedback on Trip Advisor. We admit that the internet was not working but we regret that the fault had to be rectified by Internet Provider. As you arrived...

Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Absolutely stunning hands down. You feel like you are on another planet. If you are in need of some relaxation and rejuvenation this is the place to be. Staff was great. The pool is one of the best I've seen. Enjoy

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Reviewed 9 April 2015

This place was breathtaking! We were travelling for 2 weeks ona tour so never expected any hotels of this standard. The room was incredible - high vaulted ceiling, large outdoor bath, huge space. Food buffet was absolutelty delicious and unbelievable selection. Beautiful pool and ground too. highly recommend

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New York
Reviewed 29 March 2015

The hotel is set in the woods, with nothing much around, except spectacular greenery! The rooms are well anointed, and we had a very comfortable stay. While we stayed here only for one night, this is a perfect location to visit Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle; if I were to do this again, I would stay here for 2-3 nights and...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Stayed two nights with breakfast and dinner included. Premises are well maintained and very spacious, which is nice but means a rather long walk from parking to the reception and lobby building, and from there to room. Rooms are spacious and comfortable, and bathrooms especially large. Dinner was set-menu on first night and buffet on second night - both were...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • 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: $90 - $334 (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
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#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.”
 of 5 bubbles Jivivian54, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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”
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“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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