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Thambapanni Retreat

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a surprise - we were originally booked at Thaproban Beach House and disappointed that we were transferred to Thambapanni Retreat - our disappointment did not last long and although thambapanni is not actually beachfront, the ambience, setting, staff and overall experience was fantastic. Our room, en suite and balcony were spacious and clean. Bottled water provided daily and the...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Shirley, Thank you for your review about our hotel following your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear that your overall stay with us was pleasing and truly our hotel is situated in a very unique location. With a lush garden filled with varieties of flora and fauna and a bright blue pool with a various type...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I recommend this hotel because the rooms are very luxury and big with all the comfort. The beatiful garden is if you are in a jungle with a good pool. You can feel the staff is working with their heart , are very friendly and help you with everything you want . Especially Nuwani, the lady from the reception, is...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Bosch, Thank you for your stay at Thambapanni Retreat, Unawatuna and for sharing your experience on Trip Ad visor. We strive hard to offer our guests, clean and serene accommodation, we are grateful that you recognize this. Thank you for your special mention about the service standers of staff. Thank you once again for choosing Thambapanni retreat as your...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were four Norwegian auditors in our mid twenties staying in Unawatuna for four days. Nice location close to Unawatuna beach. The hotel service was outstanding and the staff was very helpful, the facilities wasn't all new but of good standard, and the restaurant served nice, varied food. Breakfast buffet was simple with possibility to order eggs and yoghurts. Wifi...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Jonas, We thank you for choosing our Thambapanni Retreat for your stay in Unawatuna. We are grateful that you took out the time to review our hotel. It is our constant endeavor to provide you best of the services while you stay in Thambapanni as our guest's satisfaction is our main priority. We would like to take this opportunity...

Paris, France
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very nice hotel... Very quiet and just 3min walking from the beach. The room have a lot space with nice bed and 2 sofa. Also the balcony with table and chairs perfect to have a drink at the end of the day. Offers climatisation what is nice in this country. The swimming pool is perfect for family with children. The...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear thomas, We thank you for choosing our Thambapanni Retreat for your stay in Unawatuna. We are grateful that you took out the time to review our hotel. It is our constant endeavor to provide you best of the services while you stay in Thambapanni as our guest's satisfaction is our main priority. We would like to take this opportunity...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent a very nice time at Thambapani retreat and really loved the smile and kindness of all the staff! They made everything to make sure our New Years evening would be great and they fully succeeded!!!

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Natacha, Thank you for your great review of your stay here with us at Thambapanni Retreat . It is great to read such positives comments about your stay. Our dedicated staff does most sincerely appreciate to your kind remarks. Thank you for giving us the entire pleasure & privilege of serving you. Specially our Ayurweda treatment center is under...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thambapanni Retreat is a beautiful hotel in a fantastic location. Down a very busy street full of little hotels, guest houses, eating places and bars. Just 5 min to the Beach and 15 min by tuk-tuk ( taxi) to the Galle Fort which is a World Heritage site. Hotel itself is charming and rooms are spacious and lovely. The highlight...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Shamali , We thank you for choosing our Thambapanni Retreat for your stay in Unawatuna. We are grateful that you took out the time to review our hotel. It is our constant endeavor to provide you best of the services while you stay in Thambapanni as our guest's satisfaction is our main priority. We would like to take this...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We didn't stay at the resort which is a shame to be honest. The massage was one of the best experiences in Sri Lanka. The service was super friendly, the massage therapist was welcoming and excellent. I felt wonderful after. We ate at the restaurant near the pool and the food was amazing. The prawn spring rolls and parmesan chicken...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Mariam, Thank you for your stay at Thambapanni Retreat, Unawatuna and for sharing your experience on Trip Ad visor. We strive hard to offer our guests, clean and serene accommodation, we are grateful that you recognize this. Thank you for your special mention about the service standers of staff and real Ayurveda treatments and yoga. Thank you once again...

Hengelo, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arriving here was a pleasant surprise. Where some places in Unawatuna look somewhat rundown or cheap this place, with its swimming pool equipped courtyard full of palms and bamboo surrounded by small open buildings that seem to have been glued to the rocks, immediately felt very welcoming. The rooms are very stylish and original. There was even one which had...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Value guest, Thank you for your review about our hotel following your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear that your overall stay with us was pleasing and truly our hotel is situated in a very unique location. With a lush garden filled with varieties of flora and fauna and a bright blue pool with a various...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect for some relaxing me time - go for a massage and you will also have access to the pool and to the restaurant and bar which serve good quality food. Very friendly staff as well. Highly recommended.

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Lama, Thank you for your five star rating review following your stay at Thambapanni Retreat,We are glad to know your vacation with us had been of top quality in all aspects. We at Thambapanni Retreat do our best to make each guest feel homely and well looked after. We believe in extending exceptional service standards in order to ensure...

Stockholm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whatever the ranking says, this is a 10. We had the best days here and loved spending time at the hotel with its beauyiful soroundings and superior staff. They made more than everything to make our stay memorable. The kind manager Sahabandu, the wonderful receptionist Nuwani, the doctor and other staff took good care of me and my pregnant wife,...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

DearJohanna, We thank you for choosing our Thambapanni Retreat for your stay in Unawatuna. We are grateful that you took out the time to review our hotel. It is our constant endeavor to provide you best of the services while you stay in Thambapanni as our guest's satisfaction is our main priority. Also the room which you accommodated has a...

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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxury boutique hotel with 16 rooms, surrounded by lush greenery and two minutes walk from the lovely Unawatuna Beach. All rooms are air conditioned, has en suite bathrooms with hot and cold water and mini bar. Some rooms over looking the sea or the the pool. The bungalows surrounded by many trees and view of the jungle. Most rooms have large balconies and on request a hammock will be included. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thambapanni Retreat

Address: Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle 60800, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: $93 - $374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Thambapanni Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Thambapanni Retreat Unawatuna
Thambapanni Retreat Hotel Unawatuna
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Unawatuna
#1 Family Hotel in Unawatuna
#8 Romantic Hotel in Unawatuna
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“The Super deluxe room on the 2nd Floor is very good.”
 of 5 bubbles shamalid, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Access road to the hotel is very small, may be a problem for big groups.”
 of 5 bubbles nitishd233, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are all good”
 of 5 bubbles georginaw894, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms up high with indoor shower are best option.Ground floor rooms are very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles abbie22782, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid ground floor rooms near the reception or dining area as they can be a bit noisy”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
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