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Golden Rainbow Inn

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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can recommend the Golden Rainbow Guesthouse. The room I got was downstairs, had A/C, fan and mosquito net, and an ensuite bath w/shower. The bed, floor, and bathroom were immaculately clean, and the shower (warm water at all times) one of the best I have had in Sri Lanka (although you will get half the bathroom wet when using... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect hotel with a very kind owner who wants to pick you up with his Tustin for free. This is the quietest hotel around, you don't hear any cars and it's close to the tamale caves. The rooms are cheap (1800 roepies) very big, clean and with hot water

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Perfect location surrounded by forest, chipmunks, monkeys and birds. Away from the main road but within walking distance from Dambulla city. Very close to the Golden Temple and the Cave Temples. Room is bright, clean and spacious. Shower and a/c are both good. Good wifi. Kumara is a great host, we were greeted with water and fresh fruit on arrival,... More 

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Thank Stine L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this lovely inn just for a night due to the fantastic location - 2 mins from the cave temple and 30 mins away from Sigiriya. The owner, Kumara, is very friendly and helpful, provided us with two very clean big rooms each with their own bathroom. Breakfast was really nice and he was happy to provide us an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Golden Rainbow in Dambulla for 3 nights. It was an amazing experience and a perfect start for our trip through Sri Lanka! The host Akumara was incredibly friendly and helped us with everything, organized our trips and served nice breakfast with fresh Sri Lankan fruits. Very warm and welcoming, felt like home :) we absolutely recommend... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We arrived at the Golden Rainbow Inn after quite some hectic times in the cities in the south. The place is absolutely tranquil and you'll only be bothered by some monkeys. Very close to the rock temples (which is the only thing to see in Dambulla really). The owner couldn't be any nicer. Taking care of all our wishes. He... More 

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Thank JKluen
Genoa, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

It is a lovely little guest house with 2 rooms (one family one). It is off the main road completely surrounded by greenery. You are about 10 minutes walk from the temple on a tarmac road. The owner Kumara is very welcoming and accomodating. Wonderful!!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Kumara the host is AMAZING. He greeted my brother and I with local fruits and talked to us about how to visit the surrounding temples and places to see. During my time visiting the cave temple, I had an incident with a puppy that was mouthy and punctured my skin (FYI There is a chance for the animals in Sri... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

This is a lovely setting in the forest a short walk away from the Dambulla temple. The two guest rooms are on the right side of the house and have their own entrances so you get plenty of privacy from the family. Each room has a nice private terrace to sit at. Both rooms are pleasant, bright, modern and clean.... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

A very comfortable and clean guesthouse. We were made welcome when we arrived and were given fruit and bottled water which, after our long journey from Kandy, was very refreshing. The family are very friendly and happy to help with any questions and offer advice. Ask about the shortcut to the cave temples because this gets you half way up... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A very friendly, quiet and nice, family-driven Guesthouse about a 5 minute walk from the famous Cave Temple. The Guesthouse is situated in the panorama of the jungle, but a short walk to the middle of Dambulla. We offer personalised tours of Sigiriya Rock, Piduruthalagala Mountain, local fishing trips (and family BBQs)and can arrange airport pick up and drop off in our fully air conditioned car. For all bookings, we offer a free pick up from Dambulla town upon arrival. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Rainbow Inn

Address: Piriwana Road | Vihara Junction, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: $27 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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