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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Couple of Months back I visited the hotel with Family members . We were treated very Nicely by the hotel staff . Hotel , Rooms , Restaurant were really clean and food was Delicious . Staff was always with friendly smile .

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Amaya R, Public Relations Manager at Amaya Lake, responded to this review

Dear Tharaka W, Ayubowan! Greetings from Amaya Resorts & Spas! Thank you for your 5 star review following your stay at Amaya Lake. We are delighted to note that you had a great stay and appreciate your comments on the Villas, food, service and kind sentiments expressed on our staff. We appreciate your encouraging review and trust you will stay...

Alexandroupoli, Greece
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Great hotel situated 10 Km outside of Dambulla in private park filled with bungalow style rooms. Very large ensuite type rooms with sitting area and sleeping area, bathroom with separate bath and shower. The food was delicious and good choice of asian and european dishes. Some remarks dinner closes early at 09.30 so Hurry prices of wines are very very...

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Amaya R, Public Relations Manager at Amaya Lake, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Ayubowan! Greetings from Amaya Resorts & Spas! Thank you for your feedback and comments following your recent stay at Amaya Lake. We are pleased to note that you enjoyed the food cuisines and spacious villas. We do regret that certain aspects of your stay did not meet your expectations. Your valuable comments will help us serve you and...

Reviewed 20 August 2015

This place is absolutely amazing. The staff bring you welcome drinks and we were quickly shown to our room. The room is a little bungalow surrounded by trees and inside we had a sitting area, bedroom and a huge bathroom. it's so close to the lake where i get a very good photo. so ho like to take photo for...

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Amaya R, Public Relations Manager at Amaya Lake, responded to this review

Dear Ossama, Ayubowan! Greetings from Amaya Resorts & Spas! Thank you for your five star review following your stay at Amaya Lake. We are delighted to note that you had an amazing stay having enjoyed the facilities on offer. We look forward to have you with us once again to indulge you with Amaya hospitality!

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 19 August 2015

The hotel failed to deliver the b’day which I had ordered during reservation. It was my wife’s b’day & I had requested a cake as to surprise her but to my utter disappointment the hotel had totally forgotten the request. Upon checking out, when I inquired from the reception as to why this had happened the Duty Manager quoted that...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Well I visited to the Amaya lake couple of weeks back and I must say it has situated in a very nice location within a forest area. Very quite place and its adjoining the Kandalama lake. Since its situated in a very wide land area, you can walk in and around the hotel land. We certainly enjoyed the walk in...

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Amaya R, Public Relations Manager at Amaya Lake, responded to this review

Dear Mujahid, Ayubowan! Greetings from Amaya Resorts & Spas! Thank you for your comments and feedback following your stay at Amaya Lake. It is indeed a pleasure to note that you enjoyed the resort location and surrounding. We do regret that certain aspects of your stay did not meet your expectations. Your valuebale comments will help us serve you and...

Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

The hotel looks nice wifi works good in public areas. But the room was really really bad old furniture and the ants walk everwhere, really dirty showerfloor we showered with our flipflops on. A la carte restaurant looks also nice but when you sit the bugs are falling on our heads. The whole floor was covered by bugs. The waiters...

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Amaya R, Public Relations Manager at Amaya Lake, responded to this review

Dear Judith, Ayubowan! Greetings from Amaya Resorts & Spas! Thank you for your review following your stay at Amaya Lake. This Resort has been classified as an Eco-friendly Resort with its natural surroundings amidst an unspoiled environment rich in biodiversity. The odd and harmless insects are attracted to humidity, light and the prevailing rain during the past few weeks. We...

Sri Lanka
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Very nice quite hotel adjoining the kandalama lake. very friendly staff and helpful. We had 2 kids at age of 2 and 4, very family friendly hotel. The hotel is about 10 kilometers from Dambulla cave temple. Sigiriya rock fortress is also not very far from the hotel.

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Amaya R, Public Relations Manager at Amaya Lake, responded to this review

Dear Sanjeewa, Ayubowan! Greetings from Amaya Resorts & Spas! Thank you for staying with us at Amaya Lake. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate your compliments and feedback. Thank you for the kind sentiments expressed on our staff. We trust your next stay with us will be seamless and enjoyable and look forward to welcome...

Reviewed 14 August 2015

Nice and spacious room and lovely reception and pool area. The whole site was really clean and the staff were very helpful, though checking in and out was quite slow. We were surprised by how expensive the dinner buffet was ($25 per person plus drinks), particularly relative to food prices elsewhere in Sri Lanka. One other point is that the...

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Amaya R, Public Relations Manager at Amaya Lake, responded to this review

Dear Tess_and_company, Ayubowan! Greetings from Amaya Resorts & Spas! Thank you for sharing your review of your stay at Amaya Lake. We are pleased to note that you enjoyed the villas, location and surrounding of the resort. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you again to Amaya Lake.

Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at Amaya Lake. The staff was friendly and the little hut spacious and clean, not all far away from the reception. We especially enjoyed the food. It was our first stop in Sri Lanka and the attention paid to us by our courteous waiter Avin helped us to understand and appreciate the local food. It...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We had a wonderful holiday and enjoyed every minute of our stay. The location of our small bungalow, facilities inside the room and cleanliness was remarkable. Staff members were very friendly and helpful. We too were cordially welcomed and recognized by Ms. Priyanthi, Resident Manageress as guests who have visited before. Shouldn’t forget to mention about the excellent food they...

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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: RM384 - RM1,422 (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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#3 Family Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Romantic Hotel in Dambulla
#4 Luxury Hotel in Dambulla
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“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”
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