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Arika Boutique Villa

Overview
Puwakattawala Road, 40th mile post off Matale Road, Dambulla 21100 Sri Lanka See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews busy sightseeing first floor small hotel sri lanka monkeys playing in the trees base to explore rooms are big tuk tuk cultural triangle surrounded by nature two night stay dambulla area swimming pool a great place to stay spent nights short stay wonderful hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Upside: Nice and calm, staff very nice - they coordinated all our transportation and were very flexible regarding checking in and out and dining times, very nice Downside: Rooms were a bit dated and the property is not really close to anything so you have...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank k_rio2017
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Small boutique villa close to Dambulla where you could easily reach Dambulla, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Minneriya etc. They have nine rooms altogether which are spacious. Property land is bordering by a stream. Went with office staff and meals were delicious. We were welcomed warmly. Staff is...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Shasheen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The villa is situated in a very quiet and nice area. The rooms are spacious and have high ceilings. The pool is nice, the food is great and the staff very friendly. We attended a cooking lesson and enjoyed a candle light dinner in the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank wawi73
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We had the deluxe double room, which was lovely & spacious. We had our own verandah with table & chairs, where we could see the monkeys playing in the trees sometimes. Spotless room, huge bathroom with nice quality soap, gel & shampoo. A longish drive...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Julie G
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

The hotel is a good hub to visit the center of Sri Lanka, not as touristic as Sigiriya but definitely more quiet. The hotel has only 8 Big and comfortable bedrooms with all the facilities, take first floor rooms so you can appreciate the vegetation...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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About
Description
Deviating from the long scenic route of the A9 road which connects Matale and Dambulla, one comes across a path surrounded by a wild, lush natural forest leading to one of the most unique and secluded getaway spots More in the serenity of rural Sri Lanka. The Arika Luxury Villa, evocatively named after the intricate water lily; is located in a heavily landscaped area at the confluence where the stream meets the local river. With a part of the hotel facing the stream and merging with the tranquility of the natural surroundings, its strategic position in the remarkable location highlights its environmentally friendly ethos and makes it the perfect private hideaway. Arika is a two-floored architectural marvel that is built around an indoor swimming pool overlooking the stream beyond the open deck. Having avoided damage to the surrounding environment as much as possible, the hotel also has a local Karandha tree indoors emerging from the courtyard. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
$78 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
$78 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
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Dining (20)
Pool & Beach (15)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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dbennett24
November 30, 2017|
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Response from salsairc |
You need to come to dambulla town from Colombo. Then would recommend a tuk tuk (small taxi) drive for 15 min. You can reach us on 0771256694,0664935045. Hope this basic info help.
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dbennett24
November 30, 2017|
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Response from Srilal M | Reviewed this property |
It is situated in Dambulla but off the main trunk road. so if you have private transport no issues. But if you are using public transport you will have to get off a few stops before Dambulla town and take a Taxi/tuk tuk from... More
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VNath2016
October 4, 2016|
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Response from MTRChicagoFoodie | Reviewed this property |
Yes contact the hotel manager Lalith +94 66 4935045
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Room Tips
"Lower floor facing the river/forest."
apinashs
Jun 14, 2018
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"all area equally same"
rmandalia2016
Nov 29, 2017
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"a nice quaint upmarket serene boutique property"
srilalm2018
Jul 24, 2017
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"Last room on the ground floor to the left across from the pool- very spacious and very quiet."
141ellenk
Sep 11, 2016
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