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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed our holiday. Food was very good, plenty of variety and we specially enjoyed experiencing the local dishes. Staff were very friendly and accommodating. We very much enjoyed all the games played throughout the day. It was a great way of meeting other guests. The only drawback was the fact that we could not swim in the sea because... More 

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bedhampton.england
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel Dolphin really is a four going on five star hotel,absolutly clean and comfortable with happy,polite and helpful staff from room cleaners to chefs and gardeners, any of whom are extreamly happy to receive the occasional 100 rupee tip (50pence) after booking a room upgrade we had a large and spacious room kept spotlessly clean by Anton. The room 234... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely place, a little bit dated in places but there are many people working on bringing it back up to spec. Food on regular inclusive is definitely a very good standard - plenty of choice & no need to spend more but if you do want to : the fish market night is worthwhile No trip to Sri-Lanka would be... More 

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Thank Martin N
Derbyshire
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent location for a quiet peaceful holiday, there were lots of activities to choose from however could be more varied day to day basis. Staff were attentive nothing seemed too much, staff were polite professional smartly dressed, friendly and made us feel welcome and at ease. As I was there to celebrate a special birthday we were given a room... More 

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just returned from 2 weeks at this fabulous hotel. We were in room 110 on the ground floor with views of the pool, pool bar and the sea. Saman was our 'Room Boy' and could not do enough to make our stay a happy one. His towel origami was incredible and we never knew what towel animal we would find... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just arrived back from 2 weeks here at the Dolphin, Although we had a good Holiday a few things need to be said about this Hotel , First of all the bed linen was not changed for the whole 2 weeks although the pillowslips was .The towel was placed in the basket on the bathroom floor to be found they... More 

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Thank broughtons2013
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from a short stay at Club Hotel Dolphin (16-20 November 16) only stayed for 4 nights as we were travelling into the Maldives. Having read various reviews on the hotel we largely agree with the majority. It is worthy of 4 stars. It's a great location to use as a base if wanting to explore the sights of... More 

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Thank Natalie T
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At first I was so shocked by the amount of litter in all surrounding areas , hotel only keeps its actual grounds clean , go further along beach and it's a tip - so sad and upsetting. But hotel lovely and clean , staff soooo friendly and helpful . Very impressed they are part of a local charity trying to... More 

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Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night just to be close the the airport.The food was very average, the rooms were clean and nicely decorated. But the outside is in desperate need of a lick of paint. The so called quiet pool was full of crows I get that this can not be helped sometimes but there where so many bathing in... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely staff hotel very clean, garden room nice view rubbish back of another room and air con unit . .food average not all ways hot , not lot cold meat choice for salads or ice cream choice, soft drinks machine at quite pool only work 3 days , warm bottles on bar was ice went on 2 trips with SEE... More 

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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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $96 - $251 (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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Dolphin Hotel Waikkal
Club Hotel Dolphin Sri Lanka
Dolphin Hotel Sri Lanka
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“upgrade room and if willing and afordable go GOLD class all inclusive”
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“Rooms higher up get better sea view”
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“Superior Garden view are better than the villas, don't pay the extra.”
 of 5 bubbles BeciA16, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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