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Thambapanni Retreat

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Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle 60800, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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JERUSALEM
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

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 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this little hotel. The staff were very helpful and went out of their way to assist us. Quiet, extremely clean and our room was great - so spacious and comfortable, and beautifully designed (Stayed in the superior bungalow). Pool area was luscious - very peaceful and shaded as a nice contrast to the beach. Monkeys would casually stroll along... 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 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. My colleagues and I look... More 

Doncaster
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived to find that Superior Room we had booked was occupied, and we would have to spend the first night in a Tower Suite. I am an experienced traveller and it’s not the first time I have had to move rooms after the first night. It is however the first time I have been put in a lower standard... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to this hotel at the end of our Sri Lanka tour. It was a relaxed place with yummy food and yoga classes in the morning. We also went for an ayurveda massage after which you feel really relaxed.

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

Dear Guest, We truly appreciate your feedback and delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Also We have noted your comments pertaining to our Ayurvedic Spa where you had a very good treatment. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back to Thambapanni Retreat Unawatuna on your future Holiday trips. Thank you! Best Regards, Group Front... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unawatuna is full of backpackers who come to party on the beach and stay at cheap hotels. If that's what you want then Thambapanni is not for you. But if you want a beautiful quiet setting, fantastic food, lovely rooms, wonderful attentive service then this is the right place. We stayed for two days and added an extra day because... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for Selecting Thambapanni Retreat to spend your Valuable holiday while you & your family in Sri lanka and thank you for taking the time to share this feedback. I am glad to know that you and your family has enjoy the stay and found the services efficient especially at the Reception, rooms and Restaurant... More 

London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
15 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stayed here for a week at the start of our Sri Lanka trip and overall were pleased. There were a few niggles - I think we got unlucky on the room stakes & got quite a dark one not overlooking the pool (ask not to be in room 2!). Also we found the reception staff very unhelpful, to the... More 

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Thaproban, Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Greetings from Thambapanni Leisure ! Thank you for recommending us as one of the best leisure destination in Unawatuna , Thambapani Retreat is a nature friendly Boutique hotel with modern facilities, where you can experience real tranquility and serenity. Dear customer , it is unfair to say that our reception staff were being rude to you ,... More 

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