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Thambapanni Retreat

1.3 km from Unawatuna centre
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Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle 60800, Sri Lanka
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Melbourne
Reviewed 16 September 2014

This has the best of both worlds. Surrounded by the serenity of the jungle like surroundings and beach only 200 meters away. To me this was the perfect scenario. The rooms were all updated, comfortable and clean. The staff was always willing to help, efficient and very friendly. Loved the big pool and surroundings. The rooms up in the tower/hill...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest,Thank you very much for giving us such a genuine comment with understanding our Hotel concept.It is a pleasure to note that you had a great stay and enjoyed the service and facilities along with the dining options and specially our see food.and also it was more encourage to our team of thambapanni to continued best service stranded by...

Kottawa, null, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 16 September 2014

We stayed in tower suits with my family, it was very nice, we were feeling like our home. Friendly staff always caring us. Sea food was the best in restaurant. Hope visit again. My kids had a good time. Rooms are very comfortable.

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Thambapanni retreat and for your kind review.We are delighted that you had a great stay.Always our team trying to give Home away home feeling to our guest who staying with us.look forward to welcome you again.

Matara, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 16 September 2014

So beautiful green hotel in the Unawatuna.Very calm place. From the Galle about 6-7 km. To highway entrance 2km. Tower suits and superior bungalows are superb. Each one has private balconies. Excellent service and friendly staff. Really nice environment and rooms are much cleaned. We would like to recommend this hotel for people who love to live with nature .Delicious...

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Our visit to Thambapanni Retreat after one year was extremely a prefect one. The new look after refurbishment has made the hotel even more beautiful and homelier place, where we enjoyed our stay very relaxingly as always. The beautiful atmosphere with the beauty of the nature really offered the best holiday we could have with the ocean within the walking...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you kind review and your recommendation of Thambapanni retreat with understanding our Hotel concept.We are five minute walking to the main beach and more relax with green plus fresh (catch of the day) see food and many more cuisine will definitely continuing peaceful classy holiday for our guest as you mentioned.We look forward to your...

Reviewed 14 September 2014 via mobile

Spending a weekend at Thambapanni Retreat with my family was a great experience and beyond my expectations! The cool and calm of the hotel was most welcome after spending a morning swimming in the warm waters and basking in the sun on the sunny sands of Unawatuna. The contrast was unimaginable and it is a worth while experience. The tastefully...

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 11 September 2014

A very charming luxurious and beautiful Hotel very close to Unawatuna beach.The staff are very attentive without being intrusive. I'm so glad we chose this hotel and would definitely recommend it. The rooms are so spacious we even had a palm tree growing in our room. A very special retreat!

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying at Thambapani Retreat and your highly recommendation of our rooms and facilities.We look forward to having your stay with us again.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Excellent hotel located a short walk from Unawatuan beach. Lovely swimming pool and large modern rooms with air conditioning. Staff were extremely friendly and made our stay very welcoming. I would return here

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review and recommend of Thambapanni retreat.We are delighted that you had a great stay with us.we look forward to your continued patronage of Thambapanni retreat .

Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

I was pleased with our stay at Thambapanni Retreat. The hotel is newly renovated and well done; the food was excellent with a mix of Sri Lankan and international cuisine; the pool area is excellent. It has greenish environment with peace and charm. Spa and yoga is available every day. All facilities are in the room. The staff was always...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with thambapanni retreat and your genuine comment with really understanding our Hotel concept.The hotel is Nature friendly Luxury boutique for relax very close to the Unawatuna beach.It is a pleasure to note that you had a wonderful Holiday,Hope you to welcome soon.

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 9 September 2014

good place near by the unawatuna beach, walking distance from the beach. good food and lovely rooms. unfortunately its under renovation now. hope it will be in operation asap with far more better service. its in a close proximity to the unawatuna beach and have good swimming pool too. the rooms in the small mountain is excellent and romantic. the...

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Thaproban, General Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest , Thank you for recommending Thambapanni Retreat and we are happy announce that the hotel was reopened in July 2014 after a major refurbishment and upgrading of all the facilities . We look forward to welcome you again at Thambapanni Retreat to experience the new facilities .

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 7 September 2014

We had an amazing time at 'Thambapanni Retreat'. Really friendly staff, relaxing and a beautiful environment and most importantly great food. Love the architecture of the hotel, very different and unique. Rooms' interior is lovely and we also had a very good sleep. Even the swimming pool is amazing and if you feel like the sea is a bit rough...

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A luxury boutique hotel with 16 rooms, surrounded by lush greenery and two minutes walk from the lovely Unawatuna Beach. All rooms are air conditioned, has en suite bathrooms with hot and cold water and mini bar. Some rooms over looking the sea or the the pool. The bungalows surrounded by many trees and view of the jungle. Most rooms have large balconies and on request a hammock will be included. ... more   less 

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Address: Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle 60800, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: $80 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Thambapanni Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Thambapanni Retreat Unawatuna
Thambapanni Retreat Hotel Unawatuna
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#1 Family Hotel in Unawatuna
#1 Spa Hotel in Unawatuna
#8 Romantic Hotel in Unawatuna
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