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Thambapanni Retreat

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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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3 Star accommodation
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All reviewssri lankayoga lessonssister hotelbeautiful hotelunawatuna beachsuperior roomshort walk to the beachswimming poolreally enjoyed our stay herea couple of minutes walkayurvedic massagebase to exploretropical paradiseseafoodlovely roomevery morningaway from the hustle and bustle
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My grandson and I finished our Sri Lankan adventures with 4 days at this very lovely retreat. The highlights of our time spent there were the attention and care given to us by all of the staff, they are an amazing bunch of people and...More

Thank KateChessington
Response from Thaproban, Manager at Thambapanni RetreatResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Kate, Thank you for taking time to write a five star review for Thambapanni Retreat. Yes our Yoga Master and Masseur Ranjan is a well experienced and knowledgable person. Our staff will be very happy to read your comments. We are only 5 minutes...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We couldn't have picked a better hotel to end our trip around South Sri Lanka. Thambapanni Retreat is a secluded medium sized and medium priced hotel in the quietest part of Unawatuna. On arrival we were told they had a surprise for us. Indeed, we...More

1  Thank Thierry M
Response from Thaproban, Public Relations Manager at Thambapanni RetreatResponded 13 July 2018

Dear Thierry, We are more than pleased to hear about your experience and we are glad we were apart of your great experience in Sri Lanka. We appreciate your recommendation to our in house restaurant, tropical gardens, and the rooms. Our staff are delighted to...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018

I have been there in 2014 for the first time when it was newly built and it was such an exquisite stay. The staff of the hotel went above and beyond to cater for our requests. The highlight of the stay was being able to...More

1  Thank Elisa L
Response from Thaproban, Public Relations Manager at Thambapanni RetreatResponded 7 July 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, We are pleased to read your review and to know you had an exquisite stay at Thambapanni Retreat. We constantly work on being better and give our guests the best experience during their holiday at Thambapanni, We do...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Very surprised with the quality of this hidden gem! It was very clean and newly renovated with new furnishings. The food was very good and great coffee! Only suggestion to the operator would be to supply white fluffy big towels and a good bathmat as...More

1  Thank Jenny R
Response from Thaproban, Public Relations Manager at Thambapanni RetreatResponded 9 July 2018

Dear Jenny R, Thank you for your wonderful review, However im afraid this review and photo was posted to the wrong hotel as you stayed at our sister hotel Thaproban Pavilion Waves Unawatuna, Anyhow its ok and we are thankful for you for taking time...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We asked them if they have yoga classes, they told yes. We asked if we need book it, they told no, just come in the morning at 08:00. It costs 1000rs. So, we came at 07:55, they told us that we need wait, it will...More

1  Thank Гульнур Д
Response from Thaproban, Public Relations Manager at Thambapanni RetreatResponded 9 July 2018

Dear Guest, As you were only visiting our hotel for Yoga this was purely a misunderstanding and we apologize for any inconvenience caused to you. We have trained our staff on how to handle such situations in the future.

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$44 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Family Hotel in Unawatuna
#3 Spa Hotel in Unawatuna
#8 Romantic Hotel in Unawatuna
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$44 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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#1 Family Hotel in Unawatuna
#3 Spa Hotel in Unawatuna
#8 Romantic Hotel in Unawatuna
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Iryna B
27 July 2018|
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Response from Thaproban | Property representative |
Hi, Yes its provided.
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Iryna B
26 May 2018|
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Response from Thaproban | Property representative |
Hi, We offer a buffet breakfast. Thank you for your enquiry.
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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
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"Ask for lower floor rooms"
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"The room near the reception was incredibly big with an amazing bathroom"
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"Try and get one with a balcony, very nice."
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"Ask to stay in the main residence and not in the annexe. The beds can be a little noisy."
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