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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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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely relaxing place to stay, value for money, lovely rooms, friendly attentive staff and the most amazing food. The chef at this place really was amazing; he cooked us delicious spicy Sri Lankan curries for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It was only a shame his talents were wasted on the boring western guests who weren't adventurous enough to try his... More 

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

Dear Guest It sounds like you have a fantastic holiday. we are thrilled that the team at Thambapanni Retreat Unawatuna were able to live up to your expectations! The team take great pride in their high level of service and I know they will be delighted when we share your feedback with them. Thank you also for the great feedback... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed two nights while spending time at Unawatuna beach. The staff are very courteous, my room was lovely, clean with a well set up washroom. The pool was very nice as well. The beach is less than a five minute walk! And Jungle Beach, a more secluded one, is about a 35 minute walk with a bit of a... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your comments about Thambapanni Retreat Sri Lanka. we are glad you enjoyed your stay and do hope you choose us again for your next visit to Unawatuna. Kind Regards Front Office Manager More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As other reviews have mentioned, this resort is an oasis from both the busy beach area and the heat. The pool area is always accessible, even at capacity, and much of the pool is shaded throughout the day. This may not seem like a consideration but if you read no further remember this point. We stayed in number 5 and,... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for selecting Thambapanni Retreat as your preferred holiday destination during your recent visit to Unawatuna. We sincerely appreciate you taking your valuable time writing to us about your experience and, we are very happy to learn you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for the great comments about the location and the staff.Also pleased to learn you have enjoyed... More 

Tallinn, Estonia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a stay what we will never forget. We were in this hotel from 18th of March till 31st of March in 2015 and it was perfect holiday thanks to this hotel. We travelled with two small kid (4 years and 1,5 year) and for them the best place was swimming pool, beacause the area around the pool was... More 

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

Dear Triin Thank you so much for sharing this great review about Thambapanni Retreat Unawatuna. we are delighted you had such a positive stay. we will pass on your feedback to Manjula, Buddhika, Anthony, Lucky, Teron and the other Staff members who make your stay remarkable at Thambapanni Retreat. we know they will be thrilled to hear that their guest... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first stop during our 2 week SriLanka round trip. The hotel is clean, the rooms are spacious and nicely designed. The balcony view (nice big balcony) leaves you with the feeling of being in the jungle and encountering a monkey or a paradise bird in the morning is not unusual! Staff is very friendly, food is good... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a perfect hotel, where we felt like in heaven. The staff was very useful, and welcoming. Rooms are great, and the hotel offers variety of activities. We enjoyed the fish bbq dinner. Definetely the best hotel we had during our Sri Lanka journey. One small remark for the staff - if you advertising to guest morning yoga class,... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your frank and forthright feedback about our hotel. I am glad to know that you found the breakfast spread amazing and you have enjoyed our Special Seafood BBQ Dinner at Thambapanni.Also happy to know that you were pleased with the Yoga. My team and I look forward to... More 

JERUSALEM
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great great great hotel. Been there in September 2010. We spent more than a week there (with a little break in the middle, just to hurry to come back again). Suit was absolutely fantastic, breakfast was a big feast, stuff was so very helpful. Me and my sister truly recommend this place. You should visit the brother hotel on the... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your nice review and very pleased to learn that you had a pleasant stay with us and found the staff efficient and friendly. We are so glad to know that you enjoyed the breakfast and We are also pleased to read that you found the our Suite room spacious and comfortable. If your... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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254 reviews 254 reviews
63 hotel reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If Sri Lanka is a pearl in the Indian Ocean, then Thampabani Retreat is a pure gem!... Nestled in a lush garden full of perfumed flowers and wildlife (chipmunks, parakeets, peacocks and even monkeys can be observed from your balcony or the swimming pool), this charming hotel offers a quiet comfortable oasis. It's a stroll away from the beach and... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice and review and for recommending our hotel.We appreciate it immensely. We are so pleased to note that you had an enjoyable stay. Happy to know that you found the room nice, clean and peaceful. Delighted to know that you loved the breakfast spread and specially the Sri Lankan Breakfast and the staff efficient... More 

Richmond, VA, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Thambapanni Retreat for three nights at the end of our trip to Sri Lanka. Our stay there could not have been better. When the hotel manager learned that we were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary, he upgraded us to a superior room with a spacious balcony after our first night. The staff were very attentive, warm, and... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Thambapanni Retreat, Unawatuna. We are thrilled to read that you had an "awesome stay" with us and that you enjoyed our services and facilities. we are glad to know that you enjoyed the stay and were delighted with the overall experience. Your gracious comments about the service offered by our team on your wedding... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights at the retreat, and everything was great. Staff at the hotel were extremely helpfull, and everything was as described. Every night it seems that they cook up the local fisherman's catch, and we had fresh grilled fish in the restaurant which was delicious. All in all a great hotel!

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share this feedback and for recommending our hotel. I am glad to know that you enjoyed the stay and were delighted with the overall experience. Pleased to learn that you found the location of our hotel very convenient and rooms well appointed and clean. If your travel brings you... More 

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