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    Heritance Kandalama

    | PO Box 11, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$166
          US$143
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          Overview
          • Excellent62%
          • Very good25%
          • Average8%
          • Poor2%
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          Private Balcony
          5.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          We spent a total of 5 nights at the Heritance Kandalama and stayed in a suite on the 3rd floor of the Sigiriya Wing. The resort sits on the banks of Kandalama Lake, hidden in the jungle about 15 minutes from Dambulla. It is carefully...More

          1  Thank jonastimm
          Response from Nipuni S, Manager at Heritance Kandalama

          Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for keeping trust on Heritance Kandalama as your holiday destination. Many thanks for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor as well. We are pleased to see that you have received excellent service from our staff members; I shall surely...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Wife and I had a great experience over here. The hotel is in the middle of nowhere, in the Sigiriya jungles next to a lake. The hotel is designed and built "into" the landscape and claims to have an environmentally friendly footprint. Rooms are large,...More

          1  Thank manorrh
          Response from Nipuni S, Manager at Heritance Kandalama

          Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for keeping trust on Heritance Kandalama as your holiday destination. Many thanks for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor as well. Please visit us again and we assure that you will experience superior services and surprises throughout your stay....More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Sadly my anticipated excitement of staying at this hotel was not matched by the actual experience. I'll start with the positive, the location is pretty amazing set as it is literally designed and built with the jungle growth and rock face entering into the hotel...More

          3  Thank Joanio1
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          its an excellent hotel. u wont find another like this one sri lanka. but guys security treats you based on ur vehicle. if you're going by a luxury vehicle, its ok then the guards even salute you. but if you travel by a motorbike like...More

          1  Thank Lahiru D
          Response from Nipuni S, Manager at Heritance Kandalama

          Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for keeping trust on Heritance Kandalama as your holiday destination. Many thanks for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor as well. Please note that we always strive to provide our guests with an exceptional service; however, we truly regret...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          I had high hopes on Heritance Kandalama. I am always fascinated about its architecture. Check in - It was very easy and we got a warm welcome. It was hazel free. I love the Cinnamon drink they offered as a welcome drink. Rooms - I...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Laundry Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$118 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Family Hotel in Dambulla
          • #1 Romantic Hotel in Dambulla
          • #1 Spa Hotel in Dambulla
          • #1 Luxury Hotel in Dambulla
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 152
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          • Location
          • Sri Lanka >
          • Central Province >
          • Dambulla
          • Also Known As
          • Kandalama Hotel Sri Lanka ,
          • Hotel Heritance Kandalama ,
          • Heritance Kandalama Dambulla ,
          • Kandalama Hotel Dambulla
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          layla_asia0211
          Hello, looking to book for June! Which room category is better: 1. Superior room 2. Panoramic room 3. Luxury room We would like a good view ! Thankyou in advance
          16 May 2017|
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          Response from Thommo178 | Reviewed this property |
          Suite or luxury suite is best
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          Matt K
          Hi, What is the bedding arrangement in the Suites? We are a family of 4 travelling with kids 9 and 6. Thanks, Georgie
          28 April 2017|
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          Response from Nipuni S | Property representative |
          Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your interest in Heritance Kandalama. Kindly note that you will be considered as three adults. (since both kids are below 12) You can make a reservation for a triple Suite; it... More
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          Kemsta
          how much is an airport transfer from colombo airport to this hotel?
          5 March 2017|
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          Response from Tiger T | Reviewed this property |
          Sorry,we actually hired a driver for our whole trip so I don't have the answer to your question.
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          Room Tips
          "The rooms in the Sigiriya Wing has the best view"
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          "Choose a room that faces the beautiful Kandalama lake (most do). All rooms are very quiet at night."
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          "Go for luxury room, the view is beautiful and your bathroom with jacuzzi and over looking the jungle"
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          "Try for an upper floor overlooking the lake"
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