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Saman's Guesthouse

245 Kandy Rd, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #9 of 38 Dambulla B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

4 people stayed for 3 nights. Mr Saman provided us with a fantastic and unlimited dinner with (contrary to other reviews) rapid service on our first night staying in this very welcoming guest house. We were provided with 8 or 9 dishes that just kept refilling! The kind gentleman even wandered down the street to buy us a cake when... More

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I have really good memories of our stay here and although we were allocated a downstairs room which had a really nice bathroom we chose to stay upstairs as we preferred the terrace for sitting out. The monkeys were fine in the morning. The room was big and the shower was quite 'interesting'. Our hosts were so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice guesthouse in Dambulla. Most friendly family, very helpful. Daughter speaks english very well and tries to help you with everything she can. Breakfast ok, dinner very good. Best rice and curry! Warm place away from home. If you need a good rest, good food and lovely people, this is the place you need to come! Also important, wifi... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Saman's Guest house for 2 nights whilst we were in Dambulla. Even though this is a small guest house i have experienced better service and friendliness of staff here at Saman's. Amazing Sri Lankan and Italian food. I will never forget the "Roshan;s" Spaghetti and baked Fish. If you are looking for a budget, simple place in Dambulla... More

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Vejle Municipality, Denmark
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here august 2014. It is not want it looks like on the web. We stayed here for 3 nights, 2 adults and 2 small kids. The room is basic ours with good a/c. The food all tastes a little of smoke. But a nice place to stay and close to temple. But the main attraction in this place is... More

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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Stayed 2 nights at Saman's with my wife, and we were absolutely blown away! From the amazing hospitality of Saman, his son and daughter when you first arrive, to walking through the really lovely dining room in front, through Saman's collection of old antique trinkets he's been collecting over the years, to the rooms, you instantly feel like you're staying... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Can't speak to the accommodations as we were staying two doors down, but we were lucky enough to discover Saman's for lunch both days we were in Dambulla. Not that Dambulla has many options to compare it with, but the food is fantastic. We had the rice and curry our first day and then some fried rice with coconut sambal... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This family run guest house is no frills but lots of character. On arrival we were given a king coconut as a welcome refreshment . and a cup of tea. We stayed there for one night. Excellent location in centre of dambulla town. Damith our young waiter was so keen to make us feel welcome as was his cousin Nikashi... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

we just did stay one night there. the location is perfect as the golden budda temple can be reached easely by foot. rooms are kind of dirty and in the whole guest house is a very strange smell! owner and staff are nice but trying to do an extra charge wherever possible. wifi connection mainly not activated and not really... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We spent 2 days in this enchanting guesthouse. We planned to stay only one night, just to visit the golden temple, but the chilling atmosphere, the awesome meals and the staff's friendliness held us one extra night. The owner's son can also plan trip in the surroundings.

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Address: 245 Kandy Rd, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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