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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I came here for my first 2 nights when travelling down from Colombo with my boyfriend. We were greeted very kindly and given fresh fruit juice on arrival, which I loved, as it was a real Sri Lankan experience for my first night away from the city. As we walked into the retreat it was beautiful, the pool being next... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here with the idea of having a relaxing few days and peace.....the photos on the website arw very deceiving! When I got to the resort I was taken to a different building.....away from the main place I was expecting to stay at. The room was run down, TV did not work, main telephone was broken, there was no... More 

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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking forward to visiting Thambapanni Retreat again after an amazing stay last year. And it did not disappoint!! The rooms were superb, food was wonderful and the service - delightful! And all this at such an affordable rate!!

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2 Thank Nirasha2015
Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Nirasha, Thank you for your wonderful review following your stay at Thambapanni Retreat,We are glad to know your vacation with us had been of top quality in all aspects. We at Thambapanni Retreat do our best to make each guest feel homely and well looked after. We believe in extending exceptional service standards in order to ensure each guest... More 

Maine
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely hotel. The staff were all so lovely and extremely helpful - even upgrading our room on arrival! We had a great massage on site so that's worth it if you have the time. Only a short walk to the beach and a very nice restaurant with tasty breakfasts. Highly recommend.

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1 Thank DonaldLaz
Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Donald Thank you for your great review of your stay here with us at Thambapanni Retreat . It is great to read such positives comments about your stay. Our dedicated staff does most sincerely appreciate to your kind remarks. Thank you for giving us the entire pleasure & privilege of serving you. specially our Ayurweda treatment center is under... More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thambapanni retreat exceeded all expectations- staff were extremely friendly and hospitable, rooms were pleasant and the swimming pool proves a great asset, for when you want to cool off, enjoy some privacy or wind down after a day trip to Galle. Laundry here is expensive so hold off if you can, but beer is cheaper than on the beach! Great... More 

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay here with us at Thambapanni Reatreat . It is great to read such positives comments about your stay and I hope that next time you are in Sri Lanka; you choose to stay with us again. It is little difficult to understand about your laundry... More 

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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, spacious rooms, super-friendly staff, great food, kids-friendly, nice spa and pool. This was our best place to stay in Sri Lanka. We arrived one day earlier, which was no problem: we got our own room right away, so we did not have to move with our kids. Stayed here 4 nights, 5 full days and actually we wanted to... More 

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Arnoud, Thank you for your wonderful review following your stay at Thambapanni Retreat,We are glad to know your vacation with us had been of top quality in all aspects. We at Thambapanni Retreat do our best to make each guest feel homely and well looked after. We believe in extending exceptional service standards in order to ensure each guest makes... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed 2 nights at the Thamapanni retreat. Great location, just few minutes from the beach.... The hotel looks like a paradise hidden in the jungle. Rooms were amazing: very big & clean, and very neatly decorated. Breakfast was also very yummy. The hotel provides a very serene and relaxed atmosphere. The staff is this hotel's biggest asset: everyone was... More 

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Thank ImanKab
Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Iman, Thank you for your wonderful review following your stay at Thambapanni Retreat,We are glad to know your vacation with us had been of top quality in all aspects. We at Thambapanni Retreat do our best to make each guest feel homely and well looked after. We believe in extending exceptional service standards in order to ensure each guest... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this place since it is part of the Thaproban hotels and thus gives you free access to their other sister concerns in and around the area. Also this hotel is a 5 minute walk to the beach and at the same time in a secluded area which gives you peace and quiet without all the night time beach... More 

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest We thank you for choosing our Thambapanni Retreat for your stay in Unawatuna. We are grateful that you took out the time to review our hotel. It is our constant endeavor to provide you best of the services while you stay in Thambapanni as our guest's satisfaction is our main priority. We would like to take this opportunity... More 

Perth, Western Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was probably our favourite hotel while staying in Sri Lanka. It is set back about 5 minutes walk from the beach in a tropical garden so it was very peaceful while being close to the beach and restaurants. The receptionist who is training to be the office manager bent over backwards to help us and it was much appreciated.... More 

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Guest We thank you for choosing our Thambapanni Retreat for your stay in Unawatuna. We are grateful that you took out the time to review our hotel. It is our constant endeavor to provide you best of the services while you stay in Thambapanni as our guest's satisfaction is our main priority. We would like to take this opportunity... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

booked into the Thambapanni Retreat for 7 days and when we made the booking we were not informed that the week we booked there was also a week long Buddhist Temple celebration, this involved loud speakers of chanting through to midnight daily and also the streets were closed to traffic and we had to pay much more to the Tuk... More 

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Lynne, Thank you very much for your nice review and for recommending our hotel. Very pleased to learn that you had a comfortable stay with understanding our Hotel concept with lots of flora and fauna and fresh air for relax your body and mind together. our swimming pool is locating under the shade of lots of trees and in... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxury boutique hotel with 16 rooms, surrounded by lush greenery and two minutes walk from the lovely Unawatuna Beach. All rooms are air conditioned, has en suite bathrooms with hot and cold water and mini bar. Some rooms over looking the sea or the the pool. The bungalows surrounded by many trees and view of the jungle. Most rooms have large balconies and on request a hammock will be included. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thambapanni Retreat

Address: Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle 60800, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: $57 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Thambapanni Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Thambapanni Retreat Unawatuna
Thambapanni Retreat Hotel Unawatuna
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Unawatuna
#8 Romantic Hotel in Unawatuna
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