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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This widely spread resort with cottages dotted under tree lined paths was a tranquil, restful place. The rooms were comfortable, clean and in good decorative order. The pool side was very pleasant and the restaurant was well situated overlooking the garden and pool. The service was impeccable and the food and drink tasty albeit on the pricey side. The choice...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

4 of us stayed here in 2 twin bed chalets for 2 nights in order to easily access Sigiriya and dambulla. The hotel is situated on the banks of kandalama lake. The beds were clean and comfortable. The bathroom a little dimly lit and not that clean although everything had pre - markers of having been sanitised. There are buggies...

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Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

stayed 2 nights after big car accident (our car burned with all things: passports, computers, money etc.) and Ms Priyanthi Katulande - Resident Manageress took care of us: necessary medicine at hotel spa, new clothes at hotel shop etc. She even borrow us swimming suits:) She was like a mom to my daughter (9 years old) who after this accident...

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Beirut, Lebanon
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

stayed for 2 nights for vacation with a group, the food for Breakfast and Dinner was very good, internet super fast. the room was clean, but because of the hotel's location (somehow a forest/next to a lake) there was lizards around the bungalows and sometimes inside the room. but the staff managed to spray the room. pool was comfortable and...

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Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

gorgeous hotel it is basically a jungle and you will be in it watch out for insects though i did not encounter anything too dangerous but still... decent breakfast with a variety of choices beautiful pool that came in handy with the heat the kids loved it you can walk around the hotel and enjoy the greenery and scenery highly...

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location of the hotel is amazing against the lake. The extent of greenery and natural beauty is such a relaxing and peaceful environment. The chalets with their rustic look, really add to a greater sense of privacy. It is showing signs of required maintenance but this is negligible. The staff were most helpful and courteous. Although an open design,...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Really it was a great staying with our valuable clients. We enjoyed much. Thank you team for making our stay memorable. Amaya team is always friendly service providers. Keep it up team we will always recommend.

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 3nights with family and friends .I will rate this hotel as the best in the cultural triangle.Great Great food and location.We stayed in the signature Rooms.Wow wow finally Great friendly Staff.Untill our next holiday GBU ALL.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst the setting near a large lake is pleasant, the hotel is showing its age. The hotel is a series of cabins and it can be a bit of a walk to the pool or restauarant. The rooms are large and OK, but they feel a bit old - our air conditioner was really noisy and there was a bit...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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We spent 2 days in the city , the Amaya lake is a quite lake with few hotels around the lake . You can take the the duck boat to make a small Cruze , if you are in dambulla you have few options so the lake is a good place to visit

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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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Address: PO Box 12 Kandalama Dambulla | Cultural Triangle, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: RM331 - RM1,203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amaya Lake 4*
Number of rooms: 125
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Also Known As:
Amaya Lake Dambulla
Amaya Lake Hotel Dambulla
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Family Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Luxury Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Spa Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Romantic Hotel in Dambulla
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“The chalets are spread out so be ready to walk - my chalet meant I did a 1.7 km walk every day.”
RHM63, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Accomodation is bungaloes in the grounds Good to be closer to the resturant if there is a heavy thunderstorm hotel will lend you a brolly!”
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688daver, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms close to the lake gives minimal noise from the trafic.”
torbj_rnh415, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“quiet location”
D3sir3, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had a lake view room but really you can't see it but it's fine. It's not on a level so expect to walk up slight inclines”
DebWestfield, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
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