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Hotel Sanda Diya

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel has the charm of a highway motel, even though it is much more expensive. The TV is on in the restaurant, the pool is green, the light in the ceiling of the room is so white and bright you'd think you were in a hospital. Go somewhere else.

Thank martinmanscher
San Jacinto, United States
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We booked this room based on ratings and recommendations. It was. New Mexico theme hotel, it was really nice. The rooms were amazing the bed was really comfortable. It is about 1.5 miles from old town just across the Rio Grand River. I highly recommend this hotel

Thank Ricky J
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Drivers must get hefty commission or something to get people here. Hotel setting is nice, pool is nice, exept it is so dirty that the bottom in abou 1,5 metres cannot be seen. Rooms are smelly, bathrooms especially. Water is running when it is, sometimes only cold. No room cleaning, even emptying the thrash during the days. Restaurant has a...

1Thank Juha K
Reviewed 16 January 2017

2 nights in this hotell was nightmare, dirty, stinky room, toalet does not works, bathroom is really disgusting, warm water almost not flow. Dinner: chicken was burned and not eateble, breakfest too poor, warm dishes was cold. water in swiming pool dirty. Staff was apathetic. Have only one possitive to say about this place - garden is nice and clean.

Thank 12kata
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I enjoyed my stay. All our group liked the place, because there place is very spacious with a beautiful garden and a big pool. We had a lot of space for our gatherings and joga classes. The rooms are big and clean, only the TV wasn't working. The service was very good. I really recomend this hotel.

Thank Małgorzata M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We really enjoyed our stay. The rooms are large, clean and simply decorated with wood-colonial forniture. You will find both A/C and fans. The external swimming pool is very nice and well maintained. The service is good and they will try to accomodate all your needs. Food could be better but you will have a large variety to chose from...

1Thank AnnieJackie
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We 2 family ( 5) people stayed for 2 night in 2 rooms. There is nothing called room service, for 2 days no room service ever came to clean the room not even asked by any one. Rooms are very smelly. full of Mosquitoes. It is quite far from all the view points. if you thinking of paying the bills...

Thank Sachin K
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We did an excursion and needed a one night stop off our guide choose this hotel for us. We were a little disappointed, but for one night is was good enough. The room was clean but the bathroom wasn't great it had a shower curtain that went round you but no level change on floor so water went everywhere. The...

Thank Sacha R
Kolkata, India
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We six people stayed here for three days from 16th August 2016 and covered important sights nearby. Location is a bit far from Dambula town. Hotel layout is good but rooms are smelly perhaps due to sever problem on the back side.. This aspect needs to be looked into by Management. There is no tea/coffee arrangements in the rooms. A...

Thank JGoswami
Holsbeek, Belgium
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This is the favourite hotel of your private driver. The hotel must pay hefty commissions to the drivers because you would never find, let alone book this hotel yourself and you still end up here. We were offered a room where the toilet leaked, the shower didn't work, the sink smelled really bad, the remote of the A/C didn't work...

Thank Dirk_VDA

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Address: Polonnaruwa Road | Palwehera, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Number of rooms: 12
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“avoid this place if you will have nice holiday.”
12kata, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“all the rooms are good, with the nice view of the beautiful pool.”
, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you end up here , go for a room in the new buildings avoid the old”
Dirk_VDA, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Our room did not have WiFi reception, so we had to go to the lobby. If you need it, you might ask for a room that has a connection”
TravvelKat, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one not facing the pool - it might be quieter.”
kaz3108, 25 Mar 2015 | Read review
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