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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We are recently returned from a 2 week stay at the Dickwella Resort and Spa; in summary, this hotel has many great things about it but sadly doesn't live up to what it could be. First the positives: an idyllic and unique location with the ocean on 3 sides and the golden sand a few short steps away from the...

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Dickwella R, Assistant Front Office Manager at Dickwella Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Gwen, Thank you very much bringing this comment for our attention! First of all I would like to personally apologize for the series of unfortunate incidences that you experienced during your stay with us. We continually try to do our very best for all of our guests. I will look into each issue that you have noted, in an...

Alnwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We have eaten in the main restaurant here when meeting friends for a quiet 'business' lunch and were very pleased with the location. The resort itself is not far from the beach, rocks and sea and indeed is in a lovely location. The restaurant is elegant and service highly efficient. Everything was clean. They serve excellent seafood. Prices are on...

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Dickwella R, Assistant Front Office Manager at Dickwella Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Profjoy This review is really fantastic !! We really happy to read that you enjoyed with , Restaurant , food & Location. We spend a lot of effort to maintain our facilities always on top Level We look forward to another opportunity to host you at our property, and thank you for your valuable feedback. Best Regards, Krishanthini Devendran,...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

One of the most beautiful locations. Surrounded by the sea, a U shaped land area...it is like living on a ship. The sea waves hits the large rocks that protects the land around the hotel. A wonderful location for sea bathing and to laze on the lovely sea sand.

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Dickwella R, Assistant Front Office Manager at Dickwella Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our Property, and the stunning location as said by many customers such as you. your comments are very much valued & appreciated. Thank you again, we look forward to welcoming you to Ship again! Best Regards, Krishanthini Devendran Assistant Front Office Manager.

Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Hotel and location were amazing. They put a really good Christmas dinner on which was a good effort. Rooms clean. Free wifi in Resteraunt and reception only - have to pay for wifi in room. Lovely spot and location

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Dickwella R, Assistant Front Office Manager at Dickwella Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding our Christmas dinner and clean rooms. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide that quality customer service, that our guests expect. Our commitment...

Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We have been here many times, it's a great place. Even when we couldn't stay in this hotel, we always came to the best diving instructor in the world. His name is Pen. He can teach anyone. We have dived with him many times and we hope to come again. He is sincerely in love with the ocean and his...

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Dickwella R, General Manager at Dickwella Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Hello Lena, Nikolay & Alex, thank you for the 5 star review! We're very glad that you and your friends had an excellent time here diving with Dickwella, hopefully it means you'll come around to see us again. We'll pass on your regards to Pen and the team, and thanks again for taking the time to leave us a review....

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped for Lunch on our way to Colombo from Hambantota. Very friendly welcome by the GM as we arrived and enquired about having lunch. The outdoor seating at the restaurant has spectacular views of the ocean. The wait staff were very attentive and as a vegetarian I was especially looked after by Kasun. Will definitely come again.

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Dickwella R, General Manager at Dickwella Resort & Spa, responded to this review

DearRudupila, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service and spectacular views of the ocean. Thank you again, and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Hambanthota! Best Regards, Elsworth

Reviewed 16 November 2016

Food is good. But service is very poor and the prices are way too much and the menu is in a laminated A4 sheet which impacts the cheap look. the view is amazing and the location is perfect. Service should be improved and the prices should be reasonable.

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Dickwella R, General Manager at Dickwella Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Shalitha, Thank You for Taking the Time to give your feedback. We Truly value the Opinion of our Guests & will look into each issue that you have noted, in an attempt to correct and improve the mentioned areas. We appreciate your Comment, and we hope to have another opportunity to serve you in the future Elsworth Perera General...

Reviewed 31 October 2016

A very nice hotel with a great location, right on the beach. The swimming pool is amazing, restaurant and Ocean view just perfect. Our room in front of the beach and the view was amazing. The beach in front of the hotel and the land area is so bog and you can easily find your own piece of quite.

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Dickwella R, General Manager at Dickwella Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your kinds words and the time you took to share them with us. It is Happy to hear, that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Also also nice to hear that you highlight our Swimming Pool & the Location of the Hotel. we are looking forward that you will visit us soon again. Thanks again...

Elpitiya, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I been only one night that amazing hotel with my family and our hotel staff,(staff annual trip)Dickwella service staff was very friendly and polite ,,food is good,wants to special thanks lasantha,kasun ,sumeda,and bar staff milinda,, all so chef priya,thusitha house keeping,thanks for all staff you made our trip really nice ,,

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Dickwella R, General Manager at Dickwella Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Suranga, Firstly, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others as well as for Selected Dickwella Resort & spa for the Annual Staff Trip. I will personally show the review to mentioned Staff and, they will be delighted to see that they have been mentioned by name. Once again thank you and we hope to...

Volgograd
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Within the last 6 years we have already visited with my spouse Dickwella Resort and Spa more than 10 times and we could say that this resort is the best one we have ever been. We could not say what the most attractive thing is during our staying in this beautiful hotel located on peninsular intruding into Indian Ocean and...

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Dickwella R, General Manager at Dickwella Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, the whole team and I really appreciate the comments you have written and that you have returned to stay with us many times as a repeat guest. we really appreciate your loyalty to us. Thank you also for mentioning the great location, the excellent service and delicious Food.It...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dickwella Resort is located on a small peninsula embraced by the most beautiful part of the Indian Ocean and intertwined with a myriad of topical flowers and vegetation. Our Resort consists of three different kinds of Bars and Restaurants. Our guestrooms have Sri Lankan style furnishings and a sea view. We offer fresh sea water swimming pool, Jacuzzi, private beach, Spa, diving, canoeing, snorkeling and excursions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dickwella Resort & Spa

Address: Dickwella Beach | Batheegama, Dikwella 81200, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Dikwella
Price Range: $141 - $372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Dickwella Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 76
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Also Known As:
Dickwella Hotel Dikwella
Dickwella Hotel Tangalle
Dickwella Resort Tangalle
Dickwella Resort & Spa Sri Lanka/Dikwella
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“Rooms with facing to sea is facinating”
 of 5 bubbles 558nuwanp, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room in a different hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 224austinl, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“food is extremely expensive and no much items in the menu”
 of 5 bubbles shalithav, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The first floor is preferable”
 of 5 bubbles AnatolyVolgograd, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the pool and buffet area are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 664amalr, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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