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Thambapanni Retreat

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Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle 60800, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We been there for a all week. The stuff is the best and make us feel very welcome. The room was great very clean and comfortable. The people and the nature around make the stay very special. Only problem was the internet that didn't work well.

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Thank liatbaron
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Thankyou Thambapanni for a week of relaxation and comfort. We found all the staff friendly and attentive who were very helpful to us on a few occasions. Firstly my wife organised me a birthday dinner through their sister hotel on the beach....we ate lobster and the hotel organised a personalised birthday cake which was a great surprise. The breakfasts here... More 

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Thank Jamie1239
Truro, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Could have been a lovely stay but we were given what can only be described as the broom cupboard( above the kitchen). A very tiny window but too high to see out of!!!!. The bed was lovely and comfortable but the mosquito net had a few big holes in it and it needs washing. Loved the yoga lessons and my... More 

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Thank Jegreen15
York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is a little oasis and just oozed with character. It is well designed in tiers and well laid out. The rooms are quite rustic and of a good size and well decorated and clean and tidy. Ours was a little dark and dingy and in the morning we were woken by the noise of breakfast in the restaurant.... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your long review following your stay at Thambapanni Retreat,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 to ensure each guest... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in the beginning of January for 4 days. When we arrived we were not even greeted and expected to it down somewhere while our luggage would go to the luggage room. We found out that the luggage was sat in the middle of the entrance for anyone to see and possibly steal. After waiting for over an... More 

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Citta di Castello, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know this delightful place well, having stayed here in the past, and now continuing to use its facilities, particularly the spa and the restaurant. Just as Ranjan is a very good yoga teacher and masseur indeed, providing a range of superb ayurvedic treatments, so the restaurant is, in my opinion, as good as any in Unawatuna, and definitely better... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review following your stay at Thambapanni Retreat,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 to ensure each guest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Certainly lives up to the positive reviews it recieves,nice quiet location comfortable spacious rooms and pleasant and helpful staff.The luxury rooms are worth the long climb up the stairs for the entertainment that the monkeys provide alone.

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Thank TravelSomerset
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 Thambapanni Retreat. I am glad to know that you enjoyed the stay and were delighted with the overall experience. We have specially real Ayurveda treatment with us it is known over and over.. Happy to learn that you found our staff... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This retreat is situated very close to the main beach at Unawatuna, but is set a little bit away from the main thoroughfare, which gives it a secluded, peaceful atmosphere. The tall trees and the fact that the hotel is built into a rock adds to the experience. We found the room to be very comfortable, and enjoyed having a... More 

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

Dear Ranil, Thank you for your stay at Thambapanni Retreat, Unawatuna and for sharing your experience on Trip Adviser. We strive hard to offer our guests, clean and serene accommodation, we are grateful that you recognize this. Thank you for your special mention about the comfort of the rooms. But just to mention our Breakfast is not a full buffet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 3 nights at Unawatuna Beach with the first night at the Gloria Grand and the remaining two at this hotel. The location is superb - just a couple of minutes from the beach but surrounded by lush Sri Lankan foliage. It felt like you had a room located right in the middle of a jungle... More 

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

Dear Yasir, We thank you for your review of the Thambapanni Retreat. We feel that you have misunderstood the concept of a Retreat. We are very fortunate to have such an environment with us and the location. The hotel is located in the world renowned “Rumassala” area. The hill is famous for many indigenous flora and fauna. We are right... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked two rooms in advance for one night. The first room (17) in the main side of the hotel was very clean and comfortable with good air conditioning and mosquito net. The second room (19) was in a block on the other side of the road. This room was very dark, smelt damp and the air conditioning was... More 

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

Dear Guest, While thanking you for staying in our hotel, I would like to clarify a few things which you have pointed out in your review. The management will check and take care of the issues if there are any as our concern is the comfort of our guests. First of all as Thambapanni is a retreat, it’s planned and... More 

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