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Amaya Lake

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PO Box 12 Kandalama Dambulla | Cultural Triangle, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I along with 2 other girls are currently travelling around Sri lanka. We stayed 2 nights at Amaya Lake while we went to Siraraya Rock. We had the most incredible experience staying at Amaya rock, the room was exceptional, a big bathroom and plenty of space. They had left us a plate of fruit and decorated the room to say... More 

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Catania, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to Amaya Lake during our honeymoon and it was amazing. We stayed in Amaya superior suite, a villa with a Private Pool, kitchen and a spacious bathroom with tub and shower. Our room was very clean, every time we go out they cleaned up and put everything in order, so the room service was excellent. The rooms which... More 

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Amaya Lake as part of a tour of Sri Lanka. We had a little cottage/suite in the grounds of the hotel, which was very clean and spacious. It felt like we were in the middle of nowhere. Maids came twice a day. Lots of squirrels and birds in the garden. We saw a grey heron by the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room old and worn out, the shower cabine too small and the bottom broken Not enough staff in the restaurant and don't friendly And no internet in the reception area as mentioned and the hotel was with less then half it capacity

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Chennai (Madras), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While it is a great property, I found the customer service to be below par. I would like especially mention a manager (Dilkashan?) who, IMO, was not at all customer friendly. To the point that he started to justify his poor service. Overall, dealing with him was not great

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Lagos, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Hotel with scattered villas in a extensive and rich green space . Set in forest area , providing quiet and relaxing environment. Gardens well maintained with great flora diversity . It is possible to see quite a few animals. The villas are spacious, comfortable and clean . Very nice buffet area , by the pool , in an open... More 

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed only one night at this hotel, so I didn't get to experience everything it had to offer. The hotel was so nice and luxurious and at a very good price. The rooms are very nice and each room is like it's own house. You don't share walls with anyone. The lighting in the evening wasn't very bright, and... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed just one night. The very large garden is ideal to walk around. The spot by the lake had a very nice breeze. Each room has a name of a bird on it. Better if the lettering is larger so that it can be seen from the path. Food and service was good. A very nice birthday surprise awaited my... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The last time I stayed at Amaya Lake was in 2013. In the two years since they have made amazing improvements to a property that was already quite nice. Our visit this time was made special by upgrades to luxury cabins complete with lovely verandas, top notch bath facilities and comfortable beds. As often happens, the electricity came and went... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed the night in a superior villa, a tad old, but bright and clean with comfortable king bed. Majestic lobby, awesome pool, beautiful lawn and garden. Buffet dinner spread was ok. Food wise some good and some poor. So was breakfast. The eco friendly resort by and large depended on the breeze from the lake at public areas. AC... More 

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