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Heritance Kandalama

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$163*
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Bahrain
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you love nature then this hotel for you. It is in the middle of a jungle and on a mountain overlooking a beautiful lake, the hotel is beautiful, the food is very good, it only needs activities and programs by the hotel for evening.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For those that have enjoyed 5-Star accommodation in Europe, Americas, Australia or the Middle East you will be disappointed. The hotel needs to have one star removed until it picks up its game. Whilst there is no question that this hotel is aesthetically beautiful this to the credit of Sri Lanka's most famous architect and not hotel management. Our bathroom...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What an amazing hotel. The hotel is in a great location inside the Jungle. Me and my wife had a great experience. I booked delux room at 5th floor, the room was spacious and comfortable. Service and staff is very good. The food was excellent. I could not spend more time here as two days didn't seem enough. Will be...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Service and staff is very good. nice swimming pool, very nice view. booked delux room at 5th floor. As I remember room number 512. commode looks very old and ugly looking. Television was not located in good position to watch, Breakfast time, I went to have a mango juice and they labled as Mango. but it was artificial.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent a total of 5 nights at the Heritance Kandalama and stayed in a suite on the 3rd floor of the Sigiriya Wing. Huge choice of buffet and an outside cooking area with everything changing on a daily basis.

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Lahore
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is located away from the city inside the jungle, so near to nature. Me and my husband had a great experience. The rooms were spacious and comfortable. the staff very courteous. the food was excellent. the hotel is beautiful, excellent place to get away from the city life.

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Hamburg, Germany
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 crafted to blend in the green landscape of Kandalama and stretches several hundred meters along...

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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, well designed and need to be refurbished. We arrived at night and were warmly received...

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Nipuni S, Manager at Heritance Kandalama, responded to this review

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. Yours Sincerely, Priyan Wijeratne, General Manager, Heritance Kandalama

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week 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 corridors, balconies and communal areas. And it was amazing waking on th first morning to...

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week 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 a backpacker, they stop you and ask a million questions like you're going to rob...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Heritance Kandalama is shaped like the outspread wings of a bird, following the line of the cliff from which it seems to emerge. The hotel is a staggering 1km from end to end, and rises up seven floors, yet appears to be a perfectly natural extension of the mountainside. The flat roof and timber pillars support a screen of vegetation that attracts local wildlife. The abundance of real-life animals around the hotel is complemented by wonderful large-scale sculptures within it. A metal owl is suspended outside the main restaurant; wooden elephants inhabit the lounge; a stone cobra uncoils along the terrace overlooking the infinity pool. However, while focusing on highlighting its enchanting natural surroundings, our luxury resort in Sri Lanka gives priority to providing its guests with the finest comforts and service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Heritance Kandalama

Address: | PO Box 11, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: RM528 - RM1,146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Heritance Kandalama 5*
Number of rooms: 152
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Also Known As:
Kandalama Hotel Sri Lanka
Hotel Heritance Kandalama
Heritance Kandalama Dambulla
Kandalama Hotel Dambulla
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Dambulla
#1 Luxury Hotel in Dambulla
#1 Family Hotel in Dambulla
#1 Romantic Hotel in Dambulla
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“Go for luxury room, the view is beautiful and your bathroom with jacuzzi and over looking the jungle”
binmahmood, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Try for an upper floor overlooking the lake”
Joanio1, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“If your budget is enough take the room with the jaccuzzi and the half board option !”
lalahops, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Select Sigiriya wing for the best views”
DilinaTN, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Try for a top floor to maximize views, rooms on lower floors have views blocked by trees and vegetation”
2ktravel, 7 May 2017 | Read review
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