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“Good hotel with nice lake view and lot of green surroundings”
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Amaya Lake
Ranked #6 of 17 Hotels in Dambulla
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed September 24, 2013

Hotel is good and having lot of land area. Nice green surroundings and superb views near the lake. Food was OK and the main concern was the rooms we stayed were little far from the main restaurant, pool, lake, etc... So we hardly had a good view for the rooms. Better to go for a lake view rooms or with some better view. TV of the room was horribly wrongly placed and hardly seeing that from the bed. Another concern was that there was a wedding function happened on that day which was pretty noisy and sound was disturbing to the guests. Staff was good and pretty helpful.

Room Tip: Go for rooms with a good view. Do not take the far end rooms.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 22, 2013

We stayed 3 nights at the hotel. We had 2 challets one for us one for the kids, and had a great experience. The hotel is very friendly , everything - food, the staff , pool and large green areas, give you a nice "welcome" to Sri Lanka. Not in many places you get such a special and green hotel to enjoy ! Rooms are confortable and clean.

Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 18, 2013

Our honey moon stay at Amaya Lake was superb. Our Deluxe room was fantastic and the accessories were well planned and arranged. The staff and their service was excellent and the full body massage at the Spa refreshed us.

Our anniversary stay most probably will be at Amaya Lake , Dambulla

Room Tip: Deluxe rooms are really good and reasonable too.
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Prabath_j
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Reviewed September 15, 2013

i myself with my family members spent a nice holiday there and we really entertained and enthusiasm.oh i have no words to explain how relaxed and fun we got in amaya lake.the surroundings and the view in there gives you living in a heaven.the general manager and the staff in there gave their heartiest sacrifice and thank you very much friends.those who has not yet visit amaya try your level best to visit there with your family and enjoy!
dahampath,menu and hiru

Room Tip: choose lake side rooms.you get a nice view
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1  Thank Daham K
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Reviewed September 14, 2013

Stayed here for 3 nights and used it as a base to explore Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa and Minneriya National Park.
Rooms are semi-detached or individual villas, which is great when you have young children (which we do) and you are conscious of the noise they make. There were mainly couples staying during our time.
There is a great pool and the restaurant does buffet for breakfast and dinner (the a la carte menu wasn't impressive).
The resort is on the edge of a lake/reservoir, which was a lovely to use for some early morning exercise.
The staff were very helpful, attentive and charming.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank LeethalLeeM
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Reviewed September 10, 2013

We stayed there 3 nights in a lovely small villa located in a beautiful and well tended garden. The lobby with open bar and restaurant is nicely decorated. The pool is big and there are deck chairs to be used. Unfortunately, the deck chairs are made out of wood and very uncomfortable and no cushions are provided. We were disappointed about the food, the choice is poor and the buffet didn't meet our expectations.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

Breathtaking view which leads to absolute stress relief! I loved d room, Activities, Pool, Lake view n d way thy are mainting d garden s commendable. Staff also was friendly and no complains however, d check out took some time. They really could improve on the food. though the spread was there n d buffet, the tastes were not up to standard. hope thy will improve with time. d tv channels are only local channels plus ab 2 satelites which is not enough n was quite a let down. however d breathtaking location n comfy rooms compensate all.

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Additional Information about Amaya Lake

Address: PO Box 12 Kandalama Dambulla | Cultural Triangle, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Romantic Hotel in Dambulla
#4 Spa Hotel in Dambulla
#5 Luxury Hotel in Dambulla
Price Range: $93 - $399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amaya Lake 4*
Number of rooms: 101
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 
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