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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel Amaya Lake Dambulla We arrived here after dark after an exciting drive from Polonaruwa down miles and miles of single track road, during which we were to meet a large truck coming the other way. After much talking and manoeuvring we managed to pass with extreme difficulty to load applause from us all. The Hotel consists of reception and...

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italy
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It must be considered that this is "advertised" as an Eco Lodge. Sometimes it let you think that it means "I don't care for some stuff with the coverage of the Eco - spirit". It have to be awarded that the hotel is fully situated in the middle of a lavish nature. All the rooms are detached bungalows (two each...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Really loved the hotel. Eco friendly hotel. The room was spacious and the food was good. Only had breakfast here. It had a mix of Sri Lankan and Western cuisine. The check in process was easy too. This place was close to the kandalama reservoir.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family, my sisters family and my Dad stayed 2 nights at this peaceful resort in mid January 2017. Upon arrival we were greeted with kind attendants who quickly checked us in and gave us our delightful welcome drinks. When we opened our rooms we were delighted with the cleanliness and uniqueness of these quiet, beautiful rooms. The triple room...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Overall staffs are nice Room and the public area are spacious View is nice and you can be relaxed there. However, room is not clean and the floor is sticky...we find dead insects bodies and live spider in the room. I got bite by some insects for the first night all over my face and need to change the room...

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Customer Relati... A, Customer Relationship Manager at Amaya Lake, responded to this review

Dear Choco_mouse, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are glad that the room and the hospitality of our staff was to your satisfaction. It brings us great disappointment to learn that you did not enjoy the picturesque surroundings which is generally a highlight among...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I spent 20 days in 7 different cities/towns across Sri Lanka, and stayed in higher end hotels in each. This was by far the worst experience of the 7. I'm starting with positives, as the hotel could have been worse. It's really a 3 star hotel charging 4 star pricing so I'm rating it so low. Pros: Clean rooms, few...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stopped at Amaya Lake for lunch on our way to Pasikudah. A nice serene place with a lot of space and greenery. They offered either A la carte or buffet. The buffet was a reasonably good spread of local culinary. The A la carte took way too long to come by but the food was nice and palatable. The staff...

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Dear Lalindra J, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your dining experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed the food and beverage and the hospitality of our team. Thank you for your comments which are duly noted and very important to us in our continuous...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Its about 10kms from city centre so you have to depend on hotel supplies for everything.Location however great besides a lake. Bar & pool well located.I stayed in a Deluxe villa on 8th & 9Th january 17. Villa looks ok. Bath tub only for use in sitting posture-too small. Small insects can enter room and frustrate your night sleep SO...

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Dear vats2013, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are glad to learn that many aspects of your stay were to your satisfaction including the location ,picturesque surroundings and amenities. We regret to learn of your negative experience with Room Service for which we extend...

Tywardreath, Cornwall
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Amaya Lake hotel for 2 nights as part of our tour of Sri Lanka---it wasn't long enough. The individual bungalows were spotlessly clean and really comfortable. The scenery around the lake was stunning and we both thoroughly enjoyed walking around the hotel grounds. We opted for the buffet meal in the evenings, the food was fabulous...

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Dear Matron007, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are simply delighted to learn that you enjoyed your time with us and that the beautiful surroundings ,food and beverage and all aspects of your stay were to your satisfaction. Thank you for acknowledging the hospitality...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is situated on the shores of lake Kandalama, and is designed in a way that it fits perfectly with the nature around it. We did 6:30 AM yoga, one of the best experiences of our 14 day Sri lanka tour. Staff are nice, but very pushy for tips. Hotel facilities are very much nature oriented so do bring...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your inspiring review and glad to hear that you have been satisfied with the extended services. We will rectify with the special remarks you have mentioned and thank you for sharing the same with us and assure to arrange our very special services on your next visit to 'Amaya Lake' : Thank you, Ayubowan...!!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the shores of enchanting Kandalama Lake, discover a lifestyle defined by tradition and natural splendour. Nestled amid 40 acres of lush forest, Amaya Lake preserves the aura of local historical treasures, creating a feeling of old-world Sri Lankan charm matched with modern luxury. Located in the heart of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle, the resort is the ideal base for exploring nearby wonders such as the ancient city of Anuradhapura and the Dambulla cave temples. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amaya Lake

Address: PO Box 12 Kandalama Dambulla | Cultural Triangle, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: $103 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amaya Lake 4*
Number of rooms: 125
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Amaya Lake Hotel Dambulla
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Luxury Hotel in Dambulla
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“All rooms have a good view/atmosphere!”
 of 5 bubbles dushi323, 6 days ago | Read review
“Villa 90 onwards much nerae the lake”
 of 5 bubbles vats2013, 1 week ago | Read review
“Try and request a room near the pool and the lobby area, otherwise you have to walk quite a distance to reach the dinning area.”
 of 5 bubbles Muniraj16, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All are well placed within the shade of trees. Get a closer one if you prefer ease over the pleasure of walking amidst trees and birds.-”
 of 5 bubbles palinda, Dec 14, 2016 | Read review
“Make sure the air conditioning unit isn't noisy!”
 of 5 bubbles rogerc631, Dec 6, 2016 | Read review
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