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Sun Flower Inn

Temple Junction, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #11 of 31 Dambulla B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the sunflower on the second leg of our trip. After coming from a guest house at half the price we paid to stay here. I have to say I was a little shocked!!! The rooms were not what they had portrayed in the pictures online. We had also booked AC, but when asked they said it was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Rooms were ok , bathroom big and clean, and space in the garden/balconies was a plus. Food was good price-quality and staff very nice and smiling. I would repeat if I had the chance. very close to the temple.

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Caceres, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We spent 2 nights and we chose sunflower inn for its location, 5min from the Cave Rock temple. We were very comfortable because the staff were really kind and warm, willing to help with anything. Room and bathroom were spacious and very clean. Food was freshly made and delicious. We recommend it!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We stayed 2 nights at Sun Flower Inn. The general set up is that of a motel, accommodation over two levels each with a seating area. There is also a dini g room that is used for any meals you ask for while staying. The area is not great, in a impoverished area, although it felt quite safe there is... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

the room was alright. It was not great (windows wouldn't open and door wouldn't shut) but at least it was clean. The food is prepared by the hotel owner and its very bad (maybe that's because we are eggetarians, but how hard is it to cook rice? We could not swallow, it was that hard. And next day breakfast was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

The guesthouse is located in a poor area. However, it is few minutes' walk from the Golden Temple. The family running the guesthouse is not friendly, and they charge a lot for their services (arrange a tuk-tuk or a taxi) as compared to the prices you get from the streets. The A/C Deluxe rooms are large. However, the one on... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

The Sunflower is a reasonably modern building down a country lane almost directly opposite the gates of the Golden Temple. The food is good and the portions generous. It's a 100 Rupee tuc-tuc ride into town, but there isn't much need to go there unless you're leaving or arriving. The Temple of the Caves, Art Museum and all attractions are... More

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Turin, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

My deluxe room at Sun Flower Inn was very basic, too much poor for the price I spent . I stayed two nights, but they didn't clean the room nor changed the towels. The bathroom was quite old. The dining area was not very clean with the table linens having old food stains. The quality of the breakfast was the... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The hotel is located in a poor area. So it's quite a walk to the city center. The room was very basic and clean, but enough for one night. There are mosquito net over the beds. The bathroom is ok but when you took a shower the whole floor is wet because there is now shower curtain.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Definitely the area is not the best, as others have pointed out, but still walking distance from everything you'll do in Dambulla so it's not too bad (I'd probably walk back while there is still light, though). Food is alright and reasonably priced (about 1500 rupees for a dinner for 2 with beer). The day tour the husband organised for... More

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Address: Temple Junction, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Matale District > Dambulla
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Ranked #11 of 31 B&Bs / Inns in Dambulla
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