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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Probably once a premier resort, now in disrepair and poorly managed. Ceiling fan doesn't work, in room jacuzzi essentially nonfunctional, toilet loose on floor, mirror and floor tiles discolored .Too bad because clearly the resort must have been excellent when first built

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thilanka Dambulle is very impressive as you enter its gates. A long drive thru a dazzling mango orchard with hundreds of trees (laden with fruit at the time). Quite spectacular! The reception was an open concept, so was the swimming pool. very different from the usual. Hmm, the rooms kinda need a lot of work. Old-fashioned is always a welcome...

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed as part of a tour around Sri Lanka. The setting, the reception area and the room were absolutely stunning. I was in a first floor room and I was stunned by how beautiful it was. Comfy bed and the bathroom area was very unique. Loved it. Staff were helpful. Beautiful pool area. The restaurant was my only downside,...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After quite a long trip from Negombo we arrived at the Thilanka Hotel. Surprise! With having a paid reservation there was no room available. We encouraged the hotel to look for an alternative close to this hotel. Eventually, with a big sigh, they assisted us. We felt they were very hostile and not taking any responsibility for the situation. In...

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Really nice setting. Main building has the restaurant and the bar. In the court there is realy nice pool. Rooms are spacius and clean. Bathroom was perfect with shower and massage bath. Room has also balcony with a nice view. Food in the restaurant was realy great. Everything was perfect. Keep up the good work.

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Beavercreek, Ohio
Reviewed 25 October 2016

In August I took a 11 day tour of Sri Lanka. This was by far the best hotel we stayed at. It is outside of Dambulla and a nice quiet remote area, yet a very short drive to town. The rooms were very large and the bathrooms were huge and modern. It has a nice long pool. The restaurant is...

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London
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stayed here for four nights whilst sight seeing in the area. The first room we were allocated for one night definitely required some money spent on the interior- new bed linen, lampshades and drapes are necessary as all of it is shabby/ worn out. The next room was better, but again could do with a make over to maintain...

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Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This resort is located in a Mango grove near the Golden Temple at Dambulla. The reception is around 200 metres from the car park, with the rooms (4 in a block) along one side of the property. The rooms are clean but we found mosquitos and the AC swing fins missing and either the AC or fan could be used...

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Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We were very excited about this hotel, given the good reviews here. Unfortunately that feeling quickly disappeared on arrival. A few things that are wrong with this hotel: * our room was dirty. Curtains had stains everywhere, bed linnen was worn out. On the mirror in the bathroom were two prints of hands visible, the tray with shampoo, shower gel,...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night at this hotel and would have stayed longer but they were fully booked. Room was spacious, especially the bathroom, pool was beautiful, restaurant was very nice and therapeutic spa was also lovely. Set well back from the street, so no street noise. King size bed was really comfortable. Walked down to the river at the end of...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boutique hotel- 24 luxury Suites with AC, fan, TV, DVD, mini bar, safe, telephone, WIFI, jacuzzi or plunge pool. Ayurveda spa, restaurant, bar, swimming pool, tennis and colleyball located in a 25 acre orchard with 2 rivers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thilanka Resort and Spa

Address: 51 Godawalayaya | Morogollawa, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: €66 - €234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Thilanka Resort and Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Thilanka Hotel Dambulla
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Dambulla
#4 Family Hotel in Dambulla
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“Deluxe rooms are better.”
 of 5 bubbles facet, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for a clean one”
 of 5 bubbles Radofc4, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I would select one of the upper floor rooms as the elevation gives you a lovely view”
 of 5 bubbles DinushkaChandrasena, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Need to ask for a room close to lobby area”
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“Wi if only in reception area but free.”
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