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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing Hut with a pleasant view and amnesties. This was the best quality time in Sri Lanka. We stayed at the Amaya Lake hotel for 2 nights as part of our tour of Sri Lanka. it wasn't long enough. The individual bungalows were spotlessly clean and really comfortable. The scenery around the lake was stunning and we both thoroughly enjoyed...

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Goldau, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in this hotel for two nights as part of the island tour and I was impressed with the serenity of the place. The ambient is nice, quiet, waking up to singing birds; food was good with plenty of choices (although fruit juices were a bit expensive compared to the rest of the island). The room is ok, bungalows...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is situated in expansive grounds right by the lake. We got lucky and had an upgrade to a very luxurious room, which was spacious with a lovely big bed and jacuzzi. Unfortunately hot water supply was insufficient to really enjoy the latter. The pool was excellent. We also had a game of tennis. The court was concrete and...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Hotel has a fantastic location just a few steps to Kandalama Lake. The rooms were clean and spacious with a nice seating place outside. The food is also very delicious with a lot of opinion to choose. The staff is very friendly. I hope to visit again.

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel covers Huge Area with beautiful view on the lake. We enjoyed the walks with the kids around the hotel in the healthy nature . The chalet was comfortable and we enjoyed sitting outside at night . various restaurant to cover your taste . The kids enjoyed running in the nature with the squirls / Birds etc,... The Staff and...

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Cyprus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location. Place I visit every year. Its a my kind of place. Quiet, good food, relaxing place in serenity !! Not far away from the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka. Very good staff and management. Lots of birds around. Good for Yoga. long walks in to the village. Around the lake of kandalama.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very disappointed with the room which had a damp smell and damp towels and the bath was small.The bungalow was in the woods, as most appear to be, so there wasn't much sun to dry things out. The wifi in the room and bar area didn't work for us although it worked in other areas of the complex....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very large and busy hotel, catering for many coach parties. Our chalet in the grounds was comfortable enough: however, the a/c unit had a lighted digital temperature display on the front which is very bright at night. Take a sleep mask. The buffet in the restaurant was very extensive but rather disappointing. We found the staff cheerful enough considering the...

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Sri Lanka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here for 2 days with my parents. I felt that I was very far away from my busy stressful life. The surrounding forest, trees, birds and the Kandalama Lake are like a meditation that will relax your mind. I would say this is good eco-friendly hotel with superb hospitality and delicious Food.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stayed one night at this hotel, we booked 3 double rooms and they gave accommodation to our guide in the dormitory. The receptionist would not allow our guide to stay at the lobby!! We came to talk to them and they were not responding, no effort nothing. They even did not tell us where is the dormitory so we...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Tennis Court
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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: $132 - $838 (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 Spa Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Romantic Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Luxury Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Family Hotel in Dambulla
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