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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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11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed with a friend of mine 4 nights. The rooms and facilities are clean and very nice, overall the stay was comfortable. The hotel is close to the beach and dining options. My concern is about the customer treatment. We arrived a night before our booking and at the reception they told us they have a room for us,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the hotel for two nights in May. We didn't book in advance, but saw online that it was $55/night. When we spoke with the manager on the phone, he told us that he would give us a free upgrade. When we got there, we ended up paying $90/night. We were so tired from our journey that we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here three nights. The hotel is very beautiful, it has nice and large rooms with very comfy beds!! The pool is also very refreshing, sadly the mosquitos are eating you alive. Breakfast was nice, but rather standard. Stuff is very friendly and makes you feel at home (Thanks especially to Nuwani!!). The Aryuveda is a rather "rustic" experience.... More 

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Thaproban, General Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Valued guest , Greetings from Thambapanni Leisure ! Thank you for recommending our product and services , We strictly believe there is no aside business along with Ayurveda treatments , we have been running this Ayurveda last 12 years with great successes, Your review will make other customers a wrong picture on unawatuna , as you stated weather is... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked the room up the hill but we were given a room away from the hotel. It was not peaceful at all. At 3am there were people walking outside the room talking loud not bothered that there were customers. Food was absurdly priced and was not nice either. We had to go out for our meals as we did not... More 

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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Thambapanni Retreat for a week, and had a lovely time. We opted for the hotel's taxi service to the airport, and when we landed at 5 am, the driver was already waiting for a while. When we reached the hotel after a 2.5 hour drive, the staff offered to let us check in much before the... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your kind feedback via Tripadvisor. we are glad to know that your family and you have enjoyed your stay at the Thambapanni Retreat, Unawatuna. Please be assured that your encouraging feedback will be shared with my colleagues and they are very excited. I look forward to welcoming your family and you back soon... More 

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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was place was a perfect retreat, set away from the beach but a few minutes walk, amongst the trees. There's a beautiful pool but I didn't feel comfortable lounging long there because it's centrally located in the hotel and there are staff milling about all the time and I felt like a curiosity. Otherwise the staff is very attentive... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place peaceful and very relaxing. Close to the beach. Great staff always willing to assist very respectful. What a great breakfast very nicely served. Beautiful garden setting very relaxing pool.

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

Dear Valued Guest Many thanks for your wonderful feedback via Tripadvisor! we are truly happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay .Glad to hear that our staff was friendly and efficiency. Please be assured that your compliment will be shared with our colleagues. I look forward to welcoming all of you back soon! With best regards Front Office... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a hectic week of travelling around the rest of Sri Lanka we stayed here for the last 5 nights of our holiday. Beautiful setting - just of the main Unawatuna road where there is an abundance of beach bars and restaurants etc. Our room was tucked at the back of the hotel and was huge with lovely bathroom/wet room.... More 

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Newcastle
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90 reviews 90 reviews
30 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was lovely, big rooms, set in trees, monkeys visiting each day to eat the mangoes. Lovely cold pool to chill in. Close to the beach, 5 min by Tuk Tuk into Galle. the only downside was the intimidation by the staff about eating at the hotel. They would line up at the entrance before lunch and dinner, and... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a little while ago that i came here over christmas with my family. And i am so pleased we did. A beautiful setting with lovely rooms and a great pool. Each night there was a different flower arrangement on our bed which we always got excited about seeing. The food was excellent and we ate here several times.... More 

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Dear Value Guest, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. We strive to present our guests with positive and memorable hotel experiences, and are glad to hear that you enjoyed a peaceful and refreshing stay. Glad to hear that you were happy with the Christmas calibration at the Thambapanni and Happy to Learn that our staff was very helpful... More 

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