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Amaya Lake

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   PO Box 12 Kandalama Dambulla | Cultural Triangle, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #3 of 9 hotels in Dambulla
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Battaramulla, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my 2nd visit to the hotel after 15 years (formerly Culture Club). Everything was the same, including color schemes of the buildings but the service was not up to our expectation. I was asked to talk to a restaurant staff, when I requested a glass of warm water at dinner by a staff member who was also at... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was the first time I visited Sri Lanka, and opted to go to Dambulla first since it was closer to the mountain than the other cities. It took us roughly 4 hours to get from Bandaranaike International Airport to Amaya Lake by car, as there was a bit of traffic, roads were only one lane, and it was raining... More

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Mawanella, Sri Lanka
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a trip to Sri Lanka and we chose to spend 3 nights at Amaya Lake hotel when we arrived. Very well located geographically, we visited many sites for Dambulla. The hotel is on the edge of a lake, lodge in comfortable bungalows, a comfortable bed, a large bathroom. There is a great pool. Meals buffet is excellent. I... More

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Melbourne, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very disappointed with our stay at Amaya Lake. Check in was very slow, and service was very poor throughout the hotel, particularly at reception and at the bar. Our room was quite nice although the tv was poorly located and our couch was made of wood. English standard of staff was poor, the rooms are far from the... More

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David Cizek
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13 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location at the lake is nice, same as garden. We recommend to wake up and watch sunrise. If you want to travel to Dambulla, Sigiriya or else, try to manage drivers somewhere else. It's not close to get anywhere and hotel charges much more (we needed to go to Kandy and hotel offered us driver for 14000 rupees but it's... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location enough space for kids to run around great fast service by front of houce room service Good food. But rooms need a bit of upgrade looks old and dull will go back to amaya again if possible anytime

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stay 1 night here with full leasurly. Beautiful place. Lake area is very silent and calm, with excellent scenic views. Foods are good. Activities available. Can recommended to any other friend. Also can see sigiriya rock.

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Colombo, null, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at Amaya lake for the third time i was once again struck by the beauty of the hotel as well as the friendly and amazing staff. As much as people say that there is no place like home,Amaya lake just has that ability to give you that freedom and comfort you experience at home . From the time you... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is situated in the middle of a forest near a large lake where you can enjoy tranquility and the beauty of nature. The moment we arrived in front of the hotel, we heard some music and saw it played on a large drum by four smiling Sri Lankan ladies of different ages. We asked our guide what this... More

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Warsaw, Poland
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay for a few days, while having excursions to Anuradhapura/Pollonaruwa/Sigiriya/Dambulla/Habarana. Every day after sightseeing you can relax in a big pool (open up to 9.30pm), have a walk by the lake or even on hotel premises (it's really big). Additionally Amaya Lake has a tennis court, pool table, spa, etc. Internet is available in the lobby (not... More

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Also Known As:
Amaya Lake Dambulla
Amaya Lake Hotel Dambulla
Address: PO Box 12 Kandalama Dambulla | Cultural Triangle, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Matale District > Dambulla
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #3 of 9 hotels in Dambulla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Amaya Lake 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
On the shores of enchanting Kandalama Lake, discover a lifestyle defined by tradition and natural splendour. Nestled amid 40 acres of lush forest, Amaya Lake preserves the aura of local historical treasures, creating a feeling of old-world Sri Lankan charm matched with modern luxury. Located in the heart of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle, the resort is the ideal base for exploring nearby wonders such as the ancient city of Anuradhapura and the Dambulla cave temples. ... more   less 
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