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Thilanka Resort and Spa

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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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16 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a quite and private location. Friendly staff greeted us on arrival. The concept of separate buildings with 4 rooms each is nice but the hotel is not very well maintained. We tried the dinner and breakfast buffet in the restaurant above the lobby area, but there was no variety of food. We booked a specific type... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice room and bathroom. Clean with nice amenities. Friendly and helpful staff. Cool refreshing welcome drink. Nice buffet food for breakfast and dinner with good quality and good variety. They had a chef on who was cooking to order each night on a different theme. Pool was good but quite narrow. Hotel was very peaceful. It had a spa which... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 4 couples staying here for two nights and we couldn't fault any of it. The service was amazing with smiley staff everywhere you go. The rooms were huge and included beautiful big spa pools the food was also excellent and a very reasonable price. This was luxury in the centre of Sri Lanka and we didn't want to... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A gorgeous resort of 24 rooms situated so close to the main road. It is quiet and serene due to its surroundings - the 400 odd mango trees all in the resort premises. lovely pool that comes right in to the hotel lobby. The rooms are huge, so they take time to cool (we had one on the first floor).... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Thilanka hotel for 4 nights whilst exploring the Cultural Triangle area and it was a great base for sightseeing. The staff makes this place so special - the manager is around checking in and seeing if you are happy. We had a small issue with the laundry but he went out of his way to find the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you enter the campus, you drive through a gravel road to reach the parking area, with a hut with a phone hanging outside with instructions to dial 0. Once you do so, a quaint rickshaw is sent to carry your luggage, as you walk 100 meters or so through an orchard of mango, cashew and other fruit trees, to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The decoration and design of the hotel, restaurants, garden and rooms was very nice. Unfortunately the bathroom was a bit smelly and the service wasn't very good. At the time we were almost the only tourists in that restaurant and the staff just seemed like they couldn't be bothered. We also had a mouse in our room. A bit too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thi Lanka Resort is a gorgeous little hotel just outside Dambulla. I found it the perfect spot to use as a base for a few days whilst travelling around Anuradhapura, Pollunaruwa and Sigiriya. Lovely setting, beautiful pool and spacious comfortable rooms complete with a rather large jacuzzi bath. Perfect place to relax after a long days travelling around the ancient... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Our first two nights in Sri Lanka were at this hotel...touring the sights around. Very impressed with our rooms...simple, rustic and modern. Breakfast and Dinners were probably one of the best we had on our two weeks compared to the other hotel food at our other hotels. WiFi was an issue but at the same time...this is place where you... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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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