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Thambapanni Retreat

Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle 60800, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

At last a concierge with an eye for detail. The staff are trained to pamper and your stay will be comfortable. Make sure you get a room close to the pool and with window privacy and you are set.The hotel is an easy 2 min walk to the beach and yet far enough away to secure peace should they manage... More

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Thaproban, Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your genuine review of the Thambapanni Retreat. We most sincerely appreciate your kind remarks. Thank you for giving us the entire pleasure & privilege of serving you. We are looking forward to welcome you soon. More

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Thambapanni Retreat for a couple of nights, and it did what we needed it to do. A good value, reliable mid-range hotel with a dedicated and fabulously helpful team. It's set a little away (five minutes walk) from Unawatuna and all the better for it. You feel hidden and cooled by the jungle, and the beach... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your great review of your stay here with us at Thambapanni Retreat . It is great to read such positives comments about your stay. Our dedicated staff does most sincerely appreciate your kind remarks. Thank you for giving us the entire pleasure & privilege of serving you. Still we are remember, your friendly attitude. It... More

Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated at Unawatuna Beach( at walking distance). A small beautiful boutique hotel. Very silent place. When you enter to this hotel you fell that you are entering to a place been built only for you. A little pool. Open restaurant with a kind hearted staff. Lot of green around the hotel. you get the feeling that you are entering a... More

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Thaproban, Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your great review of your stay here with us at Thambapanni Retreat. We agree with the valued guests that we are very fortunate with the location in an area. Our dedicated staff does most sincerely appreciate your kind remarks. Thank you for giving us the entire pleasure & privilege of serving you. Look forward to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked two rooms at this hotel on agoda.com. However, when we arrived in town and had difficulty finding the hotel we were directed to the Thaproban pavillion resort and spa with no explanation. This is just for people to be aware. Please see our review on thaproban pavilion resort and spa.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Old mansion converted into a very tidy small hotel. Comes with the convenience of a tastefully designed pool, many options & budgets to choose from. The rooms have been tastefully decorated with antiques & artefacts sourced from the area. The staff very helpful, service very prompt. Just a short walk to the beach & non-stop party action, yet tucked away... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We really loved Unawatuna with its relax atmosphere. Thambapanni is also a good summary of it. The place is very nicely located just few minutes walk from the beach. The place is full of charm. The room is comfortable is located upstaris in the middle of the jungle. Very nice place that i would recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

If you are looking for a little piece of heaven in Sri Lanka look no further than the Thambapanni retreat hotel. It is a beautiful hotel in a peaceful tropical setting where you can get away from the world or just walk five minutes down the street and you are in the heart of it all. The hotel rooms were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Stayed at Thambapanni Retreat for 3 nights in March 2014. After 3 1/2 weeks traveling in Nepal and Sri Lanka we wanted a little bit of luxury that wouldn't break the bank, and the Thambapanni Retreat fitted the bill perfectly. The grounds are lovely, set around wildlife and nature with a nice little swimming pool. The staff were all excellent... More

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights at the end of our busy tour of the island. It was perfect for us; peaceful, welcoming and comfortable. The first room we had for 1 night was large and comfortable but a bit dark, we were then upgraded to "the tower" which was lovely (if you didn't mind the steps). It had a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Spent five nights here recently. Tried to book for another three but unfortunately they were fully booked. The hotel is away from the noisy part of town yet only a five minute walk to the main beach and all the restaurants and bars. The setting is beautiful with the lovely swimming pool the central attraction. The staff were very good... More

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Address: Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle 60800, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxury boutique hotel with 16 rooms, surrounded by lush greenery and two minutes walk from the lovely Unawatuna Beach. All rooms are air conditioned, has en suite bathrooms with hot and cold water and mini bar. Some rooms over looking the sea or the the pool. The bungalows surrounded by many trees and view of the jungle. Most rooms have large balconies and on request a hammock will be included. ... more   less 
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