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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed for a week with my son and daughter. Our Garden Villa room was an excellent size and the bathroom was spacious and clean. The food was delicious and varied, and it was nice being able to have lunch at the pool bar. The staff were friendly and helpful. They could not do enough for us but were never...

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General_Manager_SLML, General Manager at Club Hotel Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments with regard to your recent stay with us at Club Hotel Dolphin. I am glad to note that you and your children enjoyed the stay and hope to see you back at Dolphin for another relaxing holiday. Regards, Roshan Fernando

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here at the beginning of Feb, It is right on the beach, the sea can be a bit of a challenge and the red flag was constantly flying but we went in most days, you just need to be careful and use common sense and don't go out too far or alone.The beach itself is lovely. Location of...

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General_Manager_SLML, General Manager at Club Hotel Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your detailed review with regard to your recent stay with us. I am glad to note that you enjoyed your stay here with us at Club Hotel Dolphin and I hope to see you back for another relaxing holiday. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My partner and I spent 10 days at the resort in Jan/Feb 2017 and overall had a lovely time. Upon checking in being shown to our room things were lovely and first impressions were also lovely. The main bedroom was spotless and the attention to detail was apparent... this wasn't however carried through to the bathroom. Whilst the facilities themselves...

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General_Manager_SLML, General Manager at Club Hotel Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks you for your comments, I am glad that we were able to leave a lovely "First Impression". However, I have also noted down the points you have raised with regard to the staff and the general maintenance work and this will be looked into immediately. Hope the few mishaps would not deter you from visiting us back...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Lots of swimming pool space, beautiful rooms, very clean. Lots of food choices. Staff are really friendly and will try to do their best to accommodate your every request. Lots of nice little touches like flowers and heart biscuits in our room on Valentine's Day. We stayed in a villa with the sea view - highly recommended. This is a...

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General_Manager_SLML, General Manager at Club Hotel Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments and hope to see you back at Club Hotel Dolphin. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ It was a great time we spend, all of us were enjoyed. From the time of checking to the checkout all the staff was very patient , friendly and helpful. It's a one of best places in our country to spend with our kids.

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General_Manager_SLML, General Manager at Club Hotel Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us at Club Hotel Dolphin and hope to see you back! Regards, Roshan Fernando

Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent hotel overall. Room was a superior seaview overlooking th main pool. A/C & ceiling fan useful , as temp was 32/33 deg daily. All inclusive is NOT as you would expect in most hotels.Specialist eating venues not included but the usual Sands restaurant provide a high quality level of food for breakfast , lunch & evenig meal.An alternative...

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General_Manager_SLML, General Manager at Club Hotel Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time off to leave a comment with regard to your recent stay with us at Club Hotel Dolphin. I am glad to note that you have enjoyed your stay with us and I do hope that you will visit us back again for another wonderful holiday. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Bury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Hotel and Sri Lanka for the first time to attend my brothers wedding. Before we visited we looked on trip advisor at the reviews and to be honest after visiting im surprised that there are some Negative reviews as we could not find a fault with the place including the staff who are all so friendly. We...

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General_Manager_SLML, General Manager at Club Hotel Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments. I am glad to note that you chose to book our hotel even after seeing some of the reviews which you found out to be not true. Thank you for the trust you placed in us and I hope to see you back at our hotel for another wonderful vacation. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is very beautiful. Probably the best and the biggest swimming pool. The staff is very helpful and the food is also very tasty. Calming and Very relaxing environment. Esy access to the hotel,,

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General_Manager_SLML, General Manager at Club Hotel Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments and I hope to see you back at the hotel for another vacation. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from Hotel Dolphin. Many good things have been said about the Dolphin and its Staff and in our experience all perfectly true, from the first greeting we were made to feel welcome and that our patronage of both this hotel and Sri Lanka in general was very much appreciated. We were amazed how many hotel workers...

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General_Manager_SLML, General Manager at Club Hotel Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time off your busy schedule to write a detailed review with regard to your recent stay with us at Club Hotel Dolphin. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you back at Dolphin for another relaxing vacation. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing is perfect but this hotel for us comes pretty close, there are some negatives but not worth slagging off the hotel for as others would I'm sure. The room is large a very clean, with a huge bed, air conn and fan, tv with English channels, U.K. style power sockets so you do not need adapters, there is also...

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General_Manager_SLML, General Manager at Club Hotel Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Gust, Thank you for your comments with regard to your recent stay with us at Club Hotel Dolphin. May be next time you visit us, you can book us on All Inclusive Gold package so that you can enjoy a glass of wine with your meals and an array of other value additions. Regards, Roshan Fernando

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Here on Sri Lanka's golden west coast, we believe that every moment of your time spent with us is precious. . Precisely why we offer a host of facilities for your comfort and opportunities for you and your loved ones to enjoy an unforgettable stay with us in Sri Lanka. Whether you want to PLAY or PAUSE you can have the best of both worlds at Club Hotel Dolphin Waikkal. Our hotel is known to be the ultimate family beach holiday destination in the region.. PAUSE... Find a place under the swaying coconut palms, and re-discover that inner peace that you've been missing for so long. Take a long walk on the golden beach. Enjoy the sensation of curling your toes in the pure sands and revel in the warmth of the sun on your skin. Lie back and listen to the soothing roar of the waves as you slip into a deep state of relaxation at the spa. PLAY... Dive into Sri Lanka's longest swimming pool and score the winning point at water polo! Hit the gym, or take a water aerobics class. Say yes to adventure! Learn to paddle a kayak and explore the mangroves, or feel the wind whistle past, as you see the world from horseback trekking along the beach. Enjoy top notch entertainment and live shows, indulge in beach-side BBQ s and delicious buffets, take time for a romantic meal for two under the moon and stars... Whether you want to PLAY or PAUSE at Club Dolphin you can enjoy the very best of both worlds... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Club Hotel Dolphin

Address: Kammala South | St. Sebastian Mawatha, Waikkal 61110, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Waikkal
Price Range: $121 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Club Hotel Dolphin 3.5*
Number of rooms: 154
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Also Known As:
Dolphin Hotel Waikkal
Club Hotel Dolphin Sri Lanka
Dolphin Hotel Sri Lanka
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“We liked the garden villa because it is in a quiet area of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles kkk5, 3 days ago | Read review
“Either villa in the gardens or a superior sea view room.”
 of 5 bubbles KTC65, 1 week ago | Read review
“High Floor”
 of 5 bubbles Towny72, 1 week ago | Read review
“Sea view rooms has a beautiful view”
 of 5 bubbles ulnirmal, 1 week ago | Read review
“Sea view bungalow recommended”
 of 5 bubbles gands8, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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