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Thambapanni Retreat

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Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle 60800, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location, beautiful surrounding, quit place, perfect for relax holidays, all busy day/night life is few steps away, if you fancy that. So you get full package. Staff members helpful and welcoming obviously trying their best to sell more activities and packages which could be more expensive:), but over all very nice place. Definitely would go back and recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing, clean and relaxing hotel, very welcoming and caring staff, cannot fault this hotel. Great location and easy to walk to the beach, my only complaint was the breakfast got boring after 8 days and perhaps needed a bit more variety otherwise a very enjoyable stay

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for sharing your lovely comments with us. We are so happy to hear that you had a great experience while staying with us and enjoyed our hospitality and services. Your wonderful comments have been shared with the team and we look forward to welcoming you again. Best regards, Front Office Manager More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night in this beautiful hotel. It is really a retreat with so much greenery around and pleasing architecture wherever you look around. The staff are extremely friendly and it is evident that the management are taking the right steps to make it a different kind of a hotel, which is the need of the area. When you... More 

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Many thanks for sharing your lovely comments with us. We are so happy to hear that you had a great experience while staying with us and enjoyed our hospitality and services. Glad to know that you enjoyed the exotic delicacies and loved our hospitality and services. Your feedback with regard to our TV Channels has been well... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I very much enjoyed my stay here, the staff are most welcoming, special mention to Tashma and Nuwani on recepetion who were very helpful and answered every question with a lovely smile. Just what you need after 11 hours in a plane ! The rooms are spacious and clean, the food in the restaurant is consistently good, I had breakfast... More 

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at Thambapanni Retreatl, Unawatuna and for sharing your frank and forthright comments with us. We are so pleased to hear that you had a comfortable stay at the hotel and enjoyed the services. Your encouraging comments have been shared with the team and we hope to welcome you again sometime soon. Kind... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After just over a week travelling around Columbo, Kandy and Sigiriya we were looking forward to a relaxing weeks stay by the beach. We were so pleased when we arrived at this hotel! It felt completely like a private retreat on the edge of the jungle. Located just five minutes walk from the beach and loads of bars and restaurants... More 

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for taking time out in sharing your frank and forthright comments with us. We are so pleased to learn that you loved our services and liked the hospitality extended by our service associates.Pleased to learn that you have enjoy our Traditional Sri Lankan Nev year celebration and the special Food verities. Your encouraging... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had stayed at an awful hotel in Ella so when I was shown my room I was pleasantly surprised and sad that it was for only one night. The customer service was very good. Being a female solo traveller I appreciated that the hotel made special arrangements for me to eat in the restaurant with my tour guide /... More 

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Janice N, Thank you for taking time out in sharing your lovely comments with us. We are so pleased to hear that you liked the hotel's central location and found the Room was species and it as given you comfortable stay. Glad to know that the staff's responsiveness and there services was up to your expectation.Your generous comments have... More 

Muscat, Oman
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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been at Thambapanni together with my wife and 7 year old son in April for 1 week. Beforehand I was doing extensive research and contacted different hotels. Actually we went to Thambapanni, because they were quick in and efficient in answering all questions, whereas I still wait for reply from others. Being myself a hotelier in big box... More 

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Oliver Greetings From Thambapanni Retreat...!!! Thank you so very much for recommending Thambapanni Retreat ,Unawatuna on TripAdvisor, and for delighting us with such a wonderful review. We are so happy to learn that you found our service standards to be top notch and appreciated the staff's responsiveness. Glad to know that you found the hotel to be centrally located... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booked to stay for one night and ended up staying 6! Staff couldn't do enough to help us. Stayed as a group of 3 girls in a triple room - really spacious room and lovely bathroom. Breakfast was ok, could do with some improvement but they don't limit how much you order - I am biased to prefer a buffet... More 

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Georgie K, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. Our vision is to create memorable hotel experiences for our guests and we are delighted that you enjoyed the personalized service and a positive stay. Thank you or shearing such a value review in TripAdvisor and that will be relay helpful for some one who looking at our property... More 

Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This place was wonderful! The hotel service staff were fantastic, their attention to detail was impeccable! We felt comfortable staying at this place with a 7r old child. The room was lovely, clean and everything you would expect it to have. We stayed for 3 nights and this level of service was upheld the duration of our stay. We had... More 

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Erin O Thank you for choosing to spend your valuable stay with us and sharing your kind recommendation via Tripadvisor! we are glad to know that your family and you have enjoyed your Tambapanni Retreat experience. Please be assured that your compliment will be shared with and encourage my colleagues especially those at the Reception, Room Service, the housekeeping.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

“Lovely small hotel with amazing service and the friendliest of staff” Having travelled round Sri Lanka many times we selected this hotel between Unawatana and Galle for a quiet, relaxing break - and that's exactly what we got. I cannot emphasise just how friendly and helpful the staff. The hotel is situated directly on a root of mountain with a... More 

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Shasha W Many thanks for your kind recommendation via Tripadvisor! It delights us to know that you have enjoyed your stay at the Thambapanni Retreat and pleased to know that our Staff was very friendly they made your stay remarkable. we look forward to welcoming you back soon! With best regards Front Office Manager More 

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