This is a place on the highway. With Sri Lanka Celebrating 2600 years of Buddhism, it was a tiresome night with the traffic and honking the whole night outside your room. The hotel otherwise is a good value for money option and fits the mid-range family travelers. The pool used to have good views, but some boulders have been permanently placed outside the pool boundary which has blocked the plantation view it had on one side. The restaurant is ethnic and class offering a mix of continental and sri Lankan cuisine. It also has a souvenir shop and a cake shop for guests and for public. The staff is courteous and the receptionist will try and converse with you in your language. She will share a tip or two for the kind of clothing which has to be worn on an auspicious day, which helped in the day tour a lot. The air conditioning is a bit too weak but the rooms are spacious and clean.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- We, Gimanhala located in center of Dambulla, Sri Lanka since 1988 for last 28 years as two (02) star Hotel. We are capable in catering 150 odd guests meal during the Lunch hour. (12.00 to 03.00 - daily) Daily Breakfast Buffet is also available from 07.00 to 09.30 am. 30 standard guest rooms are most popular among the both Transit & Leisure based guests. Outdoor swimming pool, free push cycles, are available for resident guests. Traveler's cafe, Traveler's Boutique will be also open from 07.00 am to 10.00 pm. We handle Airport transfers, round tours, special events, and many more which meets guests requirement. ... more less
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