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Hotel Sanda Diya

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Holsbeek, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

This is the favourite hotel of your private driver. The hotel must pay hefty commissions to the drivers because you would never find, let alone book this hotel yourself and you still end up here. We were offered a room where the toilet leaked, the shower didn't work, the sink smelled really bad, the remote of the A/C didn't work... More 

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Breitenfurt
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

14 rooms round a pool, quiet and nice. Rooms nearly without furniture: beds and a table, a small locker. That´s all. Sometimes the air condition stops, sometimes there is no water in the tube. Breakfast: toast, butter, one kind of jam, egg only omelet and fresh pressed juice, personnel overstrained. Wifi free, but often switches off.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Smell of drainage/sewage in room and bathroom. Damaged mosquito net over the bathroom window. Lots of bugs to eat you at night! Swimming pool nice, funny shaped so not great for swimming in but pretty deep at one end. Good food. We didn't have it but the buffet looked like a good chance to try different foods. We ordered a... More 

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Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Just driving into this property felt good. The landscaping is impeccable. The pool is clean and inviting. I see that others reviewers found it dirty. This was not the case when we were there. The room was quite clean. The staff was very professional. The restaurant was ok. I was with a friend and one of us really liked the... More 

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london
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This hotel looks really nice from the outside. The pool is lovely and it was nice to come back after a long day of exploring and go for a swim. The food was average - they served the same buffet food two nights in a row though. My room faced the pool and it was very noisy as people were... More 

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Staines, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We stayed here 2 nights during a tour, although a lovely setting next to paddy fields and the hotel grounds were lovely. It was let down by the bathroom not working (toilet didn't always flush) and service was poor in the restaurant, we ordered soup which arrived cold on one night. The following night we ordered soup then French fries... More 

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Austria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stayed in Hotel Sanda Diya only one day and the room was dirty, the location was bad and staff was unfriendly. We didn´t have warm water. When you arrive at the hotel, it looks pretty and quiet with a small pool.

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stayed there on a way to Sigiriya. Take a deluxe room as the standard rooms are small. We got a room on the floor with the balcony. It was rather big, clean. There were some issues with the water pressure in the shower, but it seems to be the problem in the entire Sri Lanka. Staff seemed to be... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This place is a tranquil location surrounded by paddy fields and it can be held any functions .We were offered very kind hospitality and cordial service.The staff were very friendly.We enjoyed to the fullest withing our budget for the function.Every body satisfied their test buds with the excellent cuisine that were ordered for the occasion.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed here 3 nights during our recent tour around Sri Lanka. First, the hotel has a central location that we thought worked well for all of the attractions we saw in the area. It's 5 minutes from the town of Dambulla, just over an hour from Pollanaruwa, and about 25 minutes to Sigiriya - if going by car. Another... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
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Additional Information about Hotel Sanda Diya

Address: Polonnaruwa Road | Palwehera, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: $42 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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