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    Thambapanni Retreat

    Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna 60800, Sri Lanka
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent65%
    • Very good25%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Great hotel. Lovely and professional staff. Rooms are big and clean. Very close to the beach. Great cook cuisine. Thanks to the chief. Great yoga courses and medical advice. Thanks Ranjan. I strongly recommend to anyone to stay in this hotel for the reasons listed...More

    Thank Thierry G
    Response from Thaproban, Personal Assistant at Thambapanni RetreatResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Thierry, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review.It is good to know that our team exceeded your expectations and made your experience memorable.We are glad to know your experience was positive in every possible way.We know that...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed at Thambapanni Retreat for 10 days (sept / Oct 2017) - as a base for exploring the southern area of Sri Lanka. Hotel was 5 min walk to fantastic beach, shrouded in jungle trees - with monkeys scampering through the branches - fascinating to...More

    Thank Andrew S
    Response from Thaproban, Manager Reservation at Thambapanni RetreatResponded 1 week ago

    We are extremely grateful for your review Andrew S! Our staff is constantly hard at work finding ways to exceed customer's expectations and provide seamless service. We are so glad our efforts are paying off and you had the opportunity to experience superior service.We hope...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    What a wonderful place in Unna to stay. We stayed in the de luxe rooms during low season. Nice green and quite place to stay. Make sure you ask for the renovated rooms. Pool is smal but not a problem since this hotel is connected...More

    Thank Robbert S
    Response from Thaproban, Manager Reservations at Thambapanni RetreatResponded 1 week ago

    Dear [Robbert S, Thank you for giving us a try! We know that you have options and we are tremendously happy you picked us. It is good to hear that we were all you expected and more. We hope you make us part of your...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed at Thambapanni retreat from 28th September to 2nd October. Ms. Medha was very helpful in getting the reservation done. We stayed in room 105 as we wanted higher room with private balcony. Lot of climbing to reach our room especially with a toddler...More

    Thank smrithisanthosh
    Response from Thaproban, Manager Reservations at Thambapanni RetreatResponded 1 week ago

    Hello Smrithisanthosh, Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to share your opinion with other community members. We are so delighted to hear that your selection of hotel exceeded your expectations. I am always happy help out any guest requirements. We...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Our stay in the very top room of the retreat was wonderful. The room was comfortable and well appointed, and it was a delight to watch the monkeys in the morning. All the staff were very friendly and helpful, especially our waiter Anila and the...More

    Thank Melanie K
    Response from Thaproban, Manager Reservations at Thambapanni RetreatResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, We are so happy to hear that we exceeded your expectations in more ways that we could have ever imagined. We will be sure to share your review with our team on our next staff meeting. Hope you will visit us again.

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    • Southern Province >
    • Galle District >
    • Unawatuna
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    Danusha D
    8 May 2017|
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    Response from zoejersey2017 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi , the food is good, but the pool area is shady but very small, the walk to the beach takes 5 minutes. Would recommend the food
    Shamila F
    4 April 2017|
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    Response from dixiepeach | Reviewed this property |
    I did not see any pets on the grounds while I was there. Probably best to contact the hotel directly.
    24 February 2017|
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    Response from Thaproban | Property representative |
    Dear Guest, Yes daily Yoga is available from 8am. Any tour can be arranged from the front desk.
    Room Tips
    "Rm 6 best view but a lot of steps."
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    "The room right at the top is expensive and not worth it. From 4am onwards you cannot sleep due to the monkeys..."
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    "Pay the extra few bucks to get a delux room and you'll have a great experience! But the normal rooms also..."
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    "I love the upstairs room in the old house, with a balcony overlooking the pool"
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