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Club Hotel Dolphin

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent 2 weeks in paradise, one of the most relaxing hotels I have stayed in, great food, hygiene top, grounds spotless, rooms great. Excursions, used See Lanka tours, front hotel to right, located in restraunt, fabulous tours, very friendly and genuine service, very informative, opportunity to see the real Sri Lanka, extremely safe, would highly recommend, used tour operator for...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely hotel staff always very helpful, pleasant and friendly. Location Location was a bit out of the way however just down the road it was possible to get a tuk tuk and do a few organized trips. Rooms Rooms where of a good size, bed nice and comfortable always had a good nights sleep. Balcony was slightly on the small...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

we went to this hotel for Vesak Holidays. It has a large pool area of non deep end. we enjoyed the stay. food was good, very well maintained hotel. friendly staff. they organise events. some exercise was organised in the pool on the day we went. very interesting. They got a sea front too. They have a kids play area...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just returned from 2 weeks at the Club Dolphin , having had an amazing holiday. i always like to give a fair honest review and i can hand on heart say that i cannot fault this hotel , its staff or its location . this review will be easy !! Check in was smooth and easy , cold...

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed our holiday. Food was very good, plenty of variety and we specially enjoyed experiencing the local dishes. Staff were very friendly and accommodating. We very much enjoyed all the games played throughout the day. It was a great way of meeting other guests. The only drawback was the fact that we could not swim in the sea because...

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bedhampton.england
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel Dolphin really is a four going on five star hotel,absolutly clean and comfortable with happy,polite and helpful staff from room cleaners to chefs and gardeners, any of whom are extreamly happy to receive the occasional 100 rupee tip (50pence) after booking a room upgrade we had a large and spacious room kept spotlessly clean by Anton. The room 234...

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Stamford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place, a little bit dated in places but there are many people working on bringing it back up to spec. Food on regular inclusive is definitely a very good standard - plenty of choice & no need to spend more but if you do want to : the fish market night is worthwhile No trip to Sri-Lanka would be...

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Derbyshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location for a quiet peaceful holiday, there were lots of activities to choose from however could be more varied day to day basis. Staff were attentive nothing seemed too much, staff were polite professional smartly dressed, friendly and made us feel welcome and at ease. As I was there to celebrate a special birthday we were given a room...

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from 2 weeks at this fabulous hotel. We were in room 110 on the ground floor with views of the pool, pool bar and the sea. Saman was our 'Room Boy' and could not do enough to make our stay a happy one. His towel origami was incredible and we never knew what towel animal we would find...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just arrived back from 2 weeks here at the Dolphin, Although we had a good Holiday a few things need to be said about this Hotel , First of all the bed linen was not changed for the whole 2 weeks although the pillowslips was .The towel was placed in the basket on the bathroom floor to be found they...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Here on Sri Lanka's golden west coast, we believe that every moment of your time spent with us is precious. . Precisely why we offer a host of facilities for your comfort and opportunities for you and your loved ones to enjoy an unforgettable stay with us in Sri Lanka. Whether you want to PLAY or PAUSE you can have the best of both worlds at Club Hotel Dolphin Waikkal. Our hotel is known to be the ultimate family beach holiday destination in the region.. PAUSE... Find a place under the swaying coconut palms, and re-discover that inner peace that you've been missing for so long. Take a long walk on the golden beach. Enjoy the sensation of curling your toes in the pure sands and revel in the warmth of the sun on your skin. Lie back and listen to the soothing roar of the waves as you slip into a deep state of relaxation at the spa. PLAY... Dive into Sri Lanka's longest swimming pool and score the winning point at water polo! Hit the gym, or take a water aerobics class. Say yes to adventure! Learn to paddle a kayak and explore the mangroves, or feel the wind whistle past, as you see the world from horseback trekking along the beach. Enjoy top notch entertainment and live shows, indulge in beach-side BBQ s and delicious buffets, take time for a romantic meal for two under the moon and stars... Whether you want to PLAY or PAUSE at Club Dolphin you can enjoy the very best of both worlds... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Club Hotel Dolphin

Address: Kammala South | St. Sebastian Mawatha, Waikkal 61110, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Waikkal
Price Range: RM462 - RM1,125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Club Hotel Dolphin 3.5*
Number of rooms: 154
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Also Known As:
Dolphin Hotel Waikkal
Club Hotel Dolphin Sri Lanka/Waikkal
Dolphin Hotel Sri Lanka
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“ask for pool view room we had 226on first floor. ,ground floor are poolside have sunloungers”
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  • view from 226
  • nice room
  • huge wet room
  • towel art
  • from balcony 226
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 of 5 bubbles binkynsteve, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“upgrade room and if willing and afordable go GOLD class all inclusive”
 of 5 bubbles cliff54, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Villa sea view rooms are great - the sea is spectacular (if a little noisy) & sunsets on your veranda a must see”
 of 5 bubbles MartinN625, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Garden Bungalow”
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“Rooms higher up get better sea view”
 of 5 bubbles BigAl1949, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
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