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Thilanka Resort and Spa

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3.5 of 5
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51 Godawalayaya | Morogollawa, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #6 of 12 Hotels in Dambulla
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite & wonderful setting. Specious units integrated within the Mango-grove. beautiful river stream at the end of the property with mature 300+ years Kumbuk trees. Amazing Sri Lankan food.Polite staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at a couple of places in Dambulla some more expensive than this place and can assure people looking for an all-round excellent property in Dambulla this is the one. We looked at other resorts , boutique properties and we also stayed in some nearby chalets and they were all not up to international standards and did not... More 

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India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: Resort, Food and Pool are good. The rooms (we stayed on the 1st floor) are big and comfortable. The service staff at the restaurant and spa is skeletal but enthusiastic. Location is a bit remote but we thought it added to the charm of the place. Cons: Previous reviews are right, the wifi did not work the whole time... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first hotel in Sri Lanka and what a surprise. After a busy drive from Colombo it was like another world when we drove into the resort - although in typical Sri Lankan fashion there was no easy way to get from the car park to the long walk to the reception area. The tricycle to carry your... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelling around sri lanka for a week this was the 2nd hotel we stayed at. Great hotel and grounds. Lovely spacious room and a great buffet restaurant. Couldn't fault our stay....We were just gutted we could only stay for one night!!!

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice place to stay if you are headed to Sigiriya. The room decor seems a tad outdated but room is comfortable and there is nothing to complain about other than the fact that our room door kept jamming up. Had to call for help couple of times. Kid loved the bathtub. :) Ordered in room dining and food... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Built into the jungle this resort is tranquil and relaxing. The rooms are delightful and beautifully equiped. The retaurant offers a wide range of dishes and the pool is just superb. The squirels are a bit noisy at night, but hey! we are in the jungle.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here as the first stop on our honeymoon. They made our stay special. You get rooms with a plunge pool or jacuzzi. The hotel is located in the middle of a mangrove. They have their own vegetable plantation and the veggies are used in their cooking. The food is good. They have sheeisha which is a plus.

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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in room 208 on april 15. First impression quite good: nice bar and nice designed arrival area. Internet not working, manager excused, fine. The place is in the middle of nowhere so you have to eat there. Quality of food low end, the beef is so tough, impossible to eat. The rooms have been made the cheapest possible way,... More 

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Resortdambulla, General Manager at Thilanka Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We would like to thank you for selecting Thilanka Resort and Spa, Dambulla, as your preferred holiday destination and for the time and trouble taken in posting a valuable feedback on Trip Advisor. We admit that the internet was not working but we regret that the fault had to be rectified by Internet Provider. As you arrived... More 

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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Absolutely stunning hands down. You feel like you are on another planet. If you are in need of some relaxation and rejuvenation this is the place to be. Staff was great. The pool is one of the best I've seen. Enjoy

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