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Golden Rainbow Inn

Certificate of Excellence
Piriwana Road | Vihara Junction, Dambulla 2100, Sri Lanka
Golden Rainbow Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

When we got to Dambulla, a tuk tuk driver recommended we go to the Golden Rainbow Inn, and luckily, we decided to listen to him. Outside of a few small issues, it was a fantastic experience! Cons: -It's a little out of the way. The cave temples are close by, but getting anywhere else (shops, markets) is a bit of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We were very thankful to not only be saved from the heat but to be taken to a quiet gorgeous place not so far away from the sights and food but hidden just off the main road making it perfectly peaceful. This family run guest house was spotlessly clean and the owner would go out of his way to give... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Its little bit difficult to find but once you got there it would be easier and its just right next to the cave temple! Location is good,you can get tuktuk to the downtown for 100 or 200 rp I cant remember or take a bus,its like 10 rp. We stayed in the room upstairs, 2000rp for the double bed,its big... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stayed at the Golden Rainbow Inn last year.This is not a hotel, but ranked as special accomodation (guesthouse) It is a very nice place, with very nice people that run it.Monkeys are all over the place. We have seen them throwing rooftiles on the roof. Unfortunately the owner(himself or a friend) was trying to remake the rooms, so there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Clean and comfy room in the jungle. Really close to dambulla caves which was handy and the family were nice and friendly. Food was good too and one night when the wife was unwell we were given a couple of recommendations of places to eat. Only complaint is it was a bit buggy and the shower wasn't great but good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This guesthose is very well located, near the golden temple but a little away from the bustle of Dambula. It is a place perfect for rest and be in contact with nature. The family is very friendly and helpful, the owner has a tuk tuk. He gives very good and reliable information on places to visit. Breakfast is very good,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The Golden Rainbow Inn rents two rooms. The owner is a very friendly guy that picks you up at the Bus Station for free. The room is basic,but very clean and comfortable. Also the bathroom is small,but practiacal and clean. They told it is like living with a family,and it is really like That! They are so friendly and helpful,we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A lovely stay with a very kind and welcoming host family. The room and bathroom were very clean. It offers a perfect location away from the main street into Dambulla so very quiet and peaceful. It is a short walk from the rock temple. At a very reasonable price this is a fantastic homestay!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for one night, the family were very sweet. Room was basic but clean. Air con did not work so he gave us a discount. Good breakfast in the morning and he arranged for us to be picked up by a trustworthy tuk tuk driver. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The guesthouse's owner was very nice, he arranged a free pickup for us, set us up with a nice Tuktuk driver for our next day and let us use the shower of our room the day we left in the evening! The guesthouse is located close to the cave tempel, you will need a Tuktuk to go to the city... More 

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