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Golden Rainbow Inn

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Piriwana Road | Vihara Junction, Dambulla 2100, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

Kumatra the owner is really nice and will warmly welcome you in his peaceful house. The room was simple but very clean ! This place is quiet and comfortable (hot water, AC if you need). The breakfast is also really good and fresh (fruits, omelet. Toasts...). The owner has a tuktuk and can drive you everywhere (managing extra fees).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

We stayed 3 nights in the upstairs room. We had 2 bedrooms and private bathroom so it was good value for money. Kumar,the owner, lives downstairs with his family and provides a very substantial breakfast at tables in his beautiful garden. He is very helpful and keen to make everything just right for guests. The property is on the edge... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Just a couple minutes walk from Dambulla's main cave temple attraction, this gorgeous family home exceeded our expectations. The double room was affordable (we haggled to 1800 rupees in the off-season), the owner was extremely friendly (picked us up in his tuk-tuk on the way home free of charge), the bedroom was very clean and the wi-fi was the best... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Perfect B&B with very nice clean accommodation and good healthy breakfast. Lovely garden in a quiet and natural environment with friendly helpful owners. Also very close to the cave temple. Try for yourself.

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Thank Lion S
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Usually, three wheeled drivers tent to drag you to places that aren't necessarily the greatest. But, in lack of other options we followed this family father to his guesthouse. I must say, during my trip this was one of my favourite stays. the host was helpful, and made sure we got what we needed. Tour to Pidurangala Rock/Sigiriya was easily... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

We stayed there two nights and it was one of our best stays in Sri Lanka. It is very near to the temple, although not directly in the city and therefore quiet. We had a family room with two double beds and an AC and would always go there again. On the second day, we had breakfast there and it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

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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New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
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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