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Golden Rainbow Inn

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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
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London
Reviewed September 8, 2014

A lovely stay with a very kind and welcoming host family. The room and bathroom were very clean. It offers a perfect location away from the main street into Dambulla so very quiet and peaceful. It is a short walk from the rock temple. At a very reasonable price this is a fantastic homestay!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stayed for one night, the family were very sweet. Room was basic but clean. Air con did not work so he gave us a discount. Good breakfast in the morning and he arranged for us to be picked up by a trustworthy tuk tuk driver. Recommended.

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Reutlingen
Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

The guesthouse's owner was very nice, he arranged a free pickup for us, set us up with a nice Tuktuk driver for our next day and let us use the shower of our room the day we left in the evening! The guesthouse is located close to the cave tempel, you will need a Tuktuk to go to the city...

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Blackburn, England.
Reviewed July 2, 2014

Stayed here for 1 night whilst visiting Dambulla Caves and Sigiriya Rock. It was only by chance that we ended up here on the recommendation of a tuk tuk driver. We were not disappointed. I believe it only has 2 rooms, it's quiet, peaceful and gives you an idea of Sri Lankan daily life. The family are so helpful and...

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Eindhoven
Reviewed June 3, 2014

We had a warm welcome in this lovely family. The room was nice but basic with a warm shower and mosquito net what was nice and needful. The owner has his own tuktuk that was nice because he could bring us everywhere. In the morning we had a delicious breakfast with fresh fruit and toast. Once we had dinner that...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Kumara rents parts of his house to tourists, he arranged a transport for us from Negombo and then to Sigiriya and Kandy for reasonable price. The place is very basic, but clean and ideal for a one to two nights stay. There is nothing to see in Dambulla except of the cave temples which are nice, so I would not...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed April 1, 2014

To our luck the owner cuaght us on the street in the tuk tuk and took us to a beautiful place where no noise from the main street could be heard. He gave us a spacious first floor room with the terrace for a very good price. It is a lovely place to stay, a hideaway from noisy part of...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

The room was more than we needed; spacious, comfortable and clean. Kumara made our stay very enjoyable and easy. From picking us up in Dambulla to helping arrange a guide/tuk-tuk for sight seeing, he was there to make our stay the best possible. Kumara and his family are extremely kind and friendly people which makes the experience at Golden Rainbow...

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Espoo, Finland
Reviewed March 24, 2014

First of all, get the dinner. Second, get the dinner. Whoever cooks in this house does magic around the kitchen, no joke. Sure, the dinner is not cheap, but by a mile the best home cooked curries i had in a month. The place is also spotless clean, cheap, and quiet. It only has two rooms, so you will be...

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zhaoqing
Reviewed February 22, 2014

we stayed there for only one night, but we felt very nice, the owner certainly is very friendly and kind. its location is also very convenient, very close to the golden temple, the following morning we also enjoyed the excelent beakfast he provided to us, thank you, i will be again..

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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: $23 - $37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Great location to visit Dambulla caves”
vitaphilly, Jan 9, 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs room is much larger and has 2 bedrooms”
jimsS4824BJ, May 3, 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs bedroom has a double bed but is quite dark, so check the one upstairs.”
Tiziri, Mar 7, 2016 | Read review
“When this place is ready (remade) the room on top of the stairs is very good (we think)”
LITHO1943, Dec 2, 2014 | Read review
“In this place you can go very close to a true Sri-Lankan lodging experience but you have also to be flexible and understanding of the different standards of living.”
everywhere_everyway, Sep 15, 2013 | Read review
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