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Kandalama Lake resort

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Florianopolis, SC
Reviewed 6 January 2017

First the owner, who welcome us, is very kind and make you feel very welcome. The rooms are very confortable, large and clean. The swimming pool is large , clean and beautiful!! We went with our 6 years old dauther, and the owner and staff was great with her!!!! Very nice decorated!!! And the food is amazing!! We love it...

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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We stay at the Amaya resort in Kandalama only one night We had good sleep as environment is fantastic for breast and sleep. Staff is very friendly in all department We had good time at the hotel bar and resturant and food was normal but very much over priced. Incredibly expensive food compare to any other hotel in the area...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 December 2014

A day trip from Kandy through beautiful countryside to an interesting hotel on Dambulla Lake. We were there for the buffet lunch which came highly recommended. How right they were. A great display of food to suit the western and eastern palate. We tried a bit of both. Excellent service by an attentive staff also made an enjoyable day out

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2014

The setting, the service - truly 5*! If you're visiting the cultural triangle, you must stay here. The service was excellent. The staff are a credit (however the bar staff should learn how to open a bottle of bubbles properly and make sure a gin and tonic comes with ice!) but these were minor observations! The sunsets from the infinity...

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2Thank Mark A
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Iconic hotel lives up to expectations. Excellent service, from the tailor who helped fix a broken bag strap, to the friendly and efficient restaurant staff. Plenty of activities to do - the highlight was helping to wash the hotel's two elephants in Kandalama lake!

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Australia
Reviewed 8 August 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and it was amazing. Stunning views from our room, large jacuzzi, monkeys greeting you in the morning & a view of sigiriya rock. What a way to start the day. The hotel design is perfect for the location and grand views of the region from all areas. Three swimming pools and multiple restaurants. Food...

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Thank Jacarandar
Reviewed 15 July 2014

We stayed 2 nights at this beautiful hotel and we experienced an excellent service from all the staff. They went out of their way to look after our needs. Hotel itself is beautiful and gives excellent views across the region (specially when you look from the 07th floor).

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Thank Indi W
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Driving up to the hotel I had mixed feelings about the design but having spent 2 nights I realise how well it works in its environment. The service was efficient, the food reasonably good with a wide selection at buffet breakfast and dinner although there is an a la carte restaurant which we didn't try. The rooms are clean and...

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Reviewed 4 June 2014

My husband and I stayed at Kandalama Lake resort for only two nights, however we wish we had booked it longer. The second we drove up to the entrance, I was stunned that such a place existed on this planet. It was truly a paradise in the middle of the jungle and the perfect start to our honeymoon. If the...

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Franklin, Tennessee
Reviewed 29 May 2014

The Bawa designed hotel is a beautiful example of modernist architecture done in sympathy with the local environment. It's worth booking a stay just to enjoy the details of the design and the flow of spaces. Unfortunately, the hotel service does not measure up to the architecture. The staff are friendly but, for the most part, barely competent. Getting the...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Kandalama Lake resort

Address: | Kep-Ela, Kandalama, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: RM985 - RM1,039 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“I think all the rooms are the same: confortable, big and clean”
 of 5 bubbles fabianeche, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had a Sigiriya Wing Deluxe Room - the jacuzzi bath and waterfall shower overlooking the Jungle, Lake and Sigiriya Rock is magnificent”
 of 5 bubbles 284marka, 27 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Deluxe rooms have views through the vines”
 of 5 bubbles 526RichardG, 29 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Choose a room that overlooks the lake, but beware of the monkeys! They will climb onto the balcony and come in the room if you do not lock the doors.”
 of 5 bubbles HowardH6, 29 May 2014 | Read review
“Rooms in the Dambulla Wing are slightly smaller and cheaper than those in the Sigiriya Wing whose setting is marginally more attractive. These latter rooms are also closer to the public areas of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles cedrich_11, 14 Mar 2014 | Read review
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