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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

This guest house is a travesty. The staff seem clueless. There was no sheet on the bed I was put in. There was not just dirt but actual mud on the floor of the bathroom. Sheets were suspiciously stained and the room seemed to have moths come in from no where (doors and windows all shut). Breakfast was only some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

We arrived in Dambulla after a long ride from Kandy. We decided to stay at Chamara Guesthouse as the rooms were negotiable and we were able to get them within our budget, which was quite low. Chamara is one of the friendliest and warmest people I have met so far in Sri Lanka. He is the embodiment of Sri Lankan... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Rooms had very basic amenities, but were clean. The owners of the place were very kind and helpful. The place Dambulla does not have many tourist attractions, except for the Buddhist rock temple. This temple is located at a walkable distance from the guesthouse. Prices are economical. It costed ~3000 SLR for one triple occupancy room.

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germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

This place was ok for us because we stayed just one night.Our room was small and very basic.The owners are very friendly .We had dinner it s was very good and the breakfast was also very nice.We didn t have a cockroaches problems we saw only two.The location is good just 10 min walk to the caves temples

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Brighton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

I think this place has improved in the last year. The owner and his wife were very friendly and helpful. The room could have been cleaner but having stayed in 9 different hotels in sri Lanka I'd say this is a problem at most of them. The food was nice if a bit salty.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

in the 1st few minutes, the place looks OK, the manager friendly and nice rooms. but on 2nd look the rooms turn out to be unclean and bathroom especially dirty and at night time gets full of cockroaches around the toilet and sink. we had to avoid going in there by night. we planned on staying a couple of nights... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

There is a big selection of guesthouses on Matale Road, the main road, close to the Dambulla Cave Temple. Front the outside, this one looked great... the price was ok, but they charged me more, I think because I arrived with a driver, than the other guests I've meet there. I looked at the room quickly, it looked ok. When... More 

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Address: Matale Rd, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: $20 - $22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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