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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We made a last minute booking at Thambapanni and could not have been more impressed. The staff were fantastic and very helpful. We made good use of the pool and spa facilities, and the rooms themselves were very spacious and comfortable. We would recommend unreservedly! The beach, restaurants and bars are only a short walk away, and the breakfast was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is fantastic hotel just five minutes walk from the beach. When we arrived we had some trouble with our taxi driver trying to charge us extra but the owner of the hotel was quality- he sorted out the whole problem in such a calm manner! We were given a welcome drink and shown to our rooms- they are really... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your compliments on Trip Advisor following your stay with us at Thambapanni Retreat in Unawatuna , Sri Lanka. It was a pleasure to note that you were pleased with the overall service and the product; we have shared your compliments with the entire team. Hope you have realized the value of a renowned transport... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I loved this hotel. We had the two rooms above the reception and they were beautifully and quirkily furnished, with large balconies - and one even had an outdoor (but very private) bathtub. It's only a few minutes' walk to the beach and lots of restaurants and shops but it's very peaceful - a secluded tropical jungle setting, a lovely... More 

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

Dear Guest, A wonderful review and definitely seems like a wonderful stay too. It is our pleasure to be at your service. Sri Lankan hospitality is like no other and you have certainly experienced the best of Thambapanni Retreat. Thank you so much for all your kind comments which we really enjoyed reading. More than anything else, it is a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fantastic stay. It is a very relaxing hotel. The staff are fabulous- they literally can't do more for you. The rooms are of a high standard. The breakfast is brilliant. The spa treatments are also great. In terms of value for money, it can't be faulted. A definite recommendation.

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

Dear Guest , Thank you for your wonderful review following your stay at Thambapanni Retreat, this August. We are glad to know your vacation with us had been of top quality in all aspects. We at Thambapanni Retreat do our best to make each guest feel homely and well looked after. We believe in extending exceptional service standards in order... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I knew I was going to love this place as soon as I walked in - it has the lovely calming atmosphere of a tropical retreat. The pool is heavenly, surrounded by beautiful plants and flowers. Our room was large and nicely decorated with a great bathroom and comfortable bed. Outside the door was a large, shaded veranda with lovely... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review following your recent stay at Thambapanni Retreat, Unawatuna. We are glad to know your stay with us had been a memorable experience. Ranjan is an asset to us, he trains many guests as well as cure them with Ayurvedic Treatments. We are very appreciative of your encouraging feedback highlighting many services and... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is set back from the beach and is a peaceful, shaded oasis in a somewhat busy small town due to the frantic driving that pervades Sri Lanka. The staff are friendly, the breakfast is tasty an the rooms are lovely. I had two massages which were both nice. The massive bonus is that there are two sister hotels... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review about our hotel following your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear that your overall stay with us was pleasing and truly our hotel is situated in a very unique location. With a lush garden filled with varieties of flora and fauna and a bright blue pool. Those are the main... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is located in the inner labes of Unawatuna. It could also be called as the Goa of Srilanka. The place is an ideal restaurant cum hotel to stay at. Staff here is very curteous, prompt and available for your service. We preferred seafood meal and found the food really good. This place has a beautiful ambience and a... More 

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

Dear Guest, We appreciate the time you have taken to write a detailed review about Thambapanni Retreat following your recent stay. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope that we made it unforgettable. Without a doubt our hotel is located in a very unique place, and we hope you enjoyed. Various Theme... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a truly delightful hotel. The deluxe room with pool view is a great size and was perfect for our five night stay. The food is good and we enjoyed a seafood market on two occasions, which was great value for money. The pool is a little shaded due to the jungle nature of the complex, but this was... More 

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

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your review and 5-star rating of Thambapanni Retreat on Trip Advisor following your stay with us. We are delighted to hear that you liked your stay with us relaxing in your room, enjoying the pool facility and feasting on the huge variety of food available in our property. We warmly welcome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has beautiful garden with pool and very Calm and relaxing place. Surrounding with trees and makes to feel like coldest place. Friendly staff and definitely need to say room condition is absolutely perfect . Worthy for spent.Tasty foods can get any time. I would like to say thank to all the staff members and definitely recommend this hotel for any... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review posted on TripAdvisor of your recent holiday experience at the Thambapanni Retreat. Your kind compliments extended to staff and related services are much appreciated. Look forward to welcome you back as and when your travels bring you closer to us at Unawatuna, Sri Lanka. Warm regards, Group General Manager More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't stay here but we wished we had. A beautiful boutique hotel out of the way but only 5 mins from the beach. we visited for just an evening meal and the food was out of this world. The tikka fish and the Thai curry was the best food yet in Unawatuna. Will be going back! The service was... More 

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Dear Guest, We are very appreciative of your encouraging feedback highlighting many services and facilities extended to you by our associates. Your kind words not only compliment our service levels but are also a promising message to all guests who wish to visit us in future. Thank you. This is an encouraging sign to our culinary team who wish to... More 

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