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Dickman Resort

26/7 Poruthata Road | AK. Schnakenberg, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #1 of 27 Hotels in Negombo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Daniel K New York City, New York
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

PERFECTION….somehow even this word seems inadequate….an oasis of calm, an amazingly warm and welcoming environment, a genuinely friendly, fun and caring staff, a beautiful, pristine swimming pool, an amazing breakfast, a difficult place to leave.

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D D, Owner at Dickman Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Mr. Daniel , For your two visits last month there we where very happy with your stays and with your great comments it is very pleasant to have guests who enjoy so much and that you said it is a difficult place to leave. Thanks for that too. Here by our Warmest Regards from all the Dickman Crew who... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent rooms, clean and large. The rooms on the top floor have balconies overlooking the pool which in itself is very inviting and kept super clean by the pool staff. Staff are very helpful and friendly; with organising trips, shopping tips and on restaurants. A definite place to re-visit.

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Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My second time, and again the hospitality, the really warm welcome and attentiveness to all my needs are strong features of my stay. I combined this stay with a tour - really nice venues, history, culture and rest - perfect planning by the Dickman staff. But it was a real pleasure to return to the superb welcome in Negombo. I... More 

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United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had an excellent experience at the Dickman Resort. The staff was extremely professional yet at the same time very friendly. Also, the property is beautiful. There is a large garden with a pool and seating and dining areas that were great for relaxing and chatting with the staff and other guests. Finally, the owner Dick, was extremely friendly and... More 

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Paris, France
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This extremely well run, super friendly establishment nestled just off the main road in this beachside resort really is a home from home. Staff are very attentive and friendly. The rooms are very well appointed and decorated to a high standard. WiFi available throughout The VIP package includes a three item daily laundry service. This really is a hidden treasure

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Am I repeating what others have already said? Am I being biased? Have I been before? Do i intend returning? The answer to all four questions is yes! There may be more luxurious resorts elsewhere but I doubt if the welcome, attentive staff and overall ambience of the place can be equalled. Breakfast fruit plate puts other more expensive establishments... More 

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D D, Owner at Dickman Resort, responded to this review

Of course we want to thank you for your stay. You where as always enjoy your self good and in style and most happy with the service you get the finest regards from all the crew and me who happy with your review (very fast) on trip advisor “ The Home Away Home” comment is very enjoyable to read for... More 

Ingelheim, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This property is so well kept and maintainenced. You really can not tell that is already 10 years old. Bautifull setting, absoltely nice rooms with all what you need, thoughtfull details, very caring stuff and nice layout of garden and pool. For me the perfect retreat in Negombo. As I have a lot of travel and hotel experience I can... More 

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D D, Owner at Dickman Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Mr. Martin for your stay and great review you write about Dickman Resort. We love it. Special Regards from us and the Front Desk Manager and the Crew. More 

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My review in dot points: - Amazing little boutique hotel - Exceptional customer service (Friendly and helpful staff ) - Breakfast fruit platter... Delicious.. Not to be missed - Exceptional customer service - Rooms are BEAUTIFUL and clean with air- conditioning - and oh Exceptional customer service ... Did I mention that already? - WIFI very reliable and free -... More 

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D D, Owner at Dickman Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Mr. Suraj, Thanks for your stay and review of Dickman Resort we like to give you the following comment on your stay with us . Amazing back to normal attitude - Exceptional happy with your stay Friendly and helpful - Breakfast fruit platter Kitchen loves you too;-) - Exceptional easy guest . - You keep the Rooms BEAUTIFUL and... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

As three married women traveling without our husbands, we were not the typical guests of Dickmans. But, that did not stop them from welcoming us with open arms and making the Resort feel like our home away from home. We choose this resort because it looked like it had character and style with modern amenities and we were not wrong.... More 

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D D, Owner at Dickman Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ladies . Thanks so much for your beautiful review where you inform so perfect how you saw Dickman Resort trough your eyes what open even our eyes. Thanks again for that and need to tell you that we also had a wonderful time with your memorable stay where we still talk about the American ladies of the house "who... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We loved this small, specialty boutique hotel in Negombo. It is discretely located on a small yet safe side street. When you enter the hotel you feel as if you've entered a private little sanctuary. The vibe here is great with very friendly and helpful staff. The rooms are enormous and air conditioned! A big plus in Sri Lanka. I... More 

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D D, Owner at Dickman Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your stay and review where you inform so perfect how you saw Dickman Resort trough your eyes. Thanks again for that and need to tell you that we also had a wonderful time with your memorable stay where we still talk about who you and your friends had the courage" to jump in the pool directly... More 

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Address: 26/7 Poruthata Road | AK. Schnakenberg, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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