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Arika Villa

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Free Wifi
Free parking
Breakfast Available
Air conditioning
Pool
Non-smoking rooms
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
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Delightful, tranquil hotel which makes a great base for the Cultural Triangle (Sigiriya, Polonuwara etc.) Really nice rooms and excellent attentive service. Great food served by excellent chef. Thoroughly recommended

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Mark H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The hotel is very well located, far from the noisy street but perfect for visiting all the near sites (Dambulla caves temple, Sigiriya Lion Rock, Pollonarwa, etc). It has a well maintened garden, a fantastic pool and huge rooms and bath. The bed is very...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank chiarab892
Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderful hotel and nice location. The food was very tasty & excellent .I stayed a upper floor room. It is a beautiful river view room and big room. Big swimming pool.The staff was very helpful & very friendly. Services is five star level.it made amazing...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank dinya1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at Arika Villa. Nish and the staff ensured that we were well looked after - the service was excellent and the food delicious. Our room was massive and very well appointed and the bed was extremely comfortable....More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank SunshineJ0
Reviewed 1 week ago

100% to recommend. Very nice rooms, very good service! Food was excellent, the hotel very nice situeted in the Nature. Specally our room was in the ground floor and we could sit outside in the evening.

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Date of stay: March 2019
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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
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
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
$104 - $199 (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
$104 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla

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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

"big rooms& river view rooms"
dinya1234
1 week ago
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"Double Room"
421gerhardk
1 week ago
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"Room facing the stream have a better view"
188prasadi
Apr 16, 2019
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"Lower floor facing the river/forest."
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Jun 14, 2018
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