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Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Good place to enjoy your holiday. Natural surrounding will calm ur mind n take u to a different world. Can't even think about a hotel, which is surrounded by trees n built on a rock. Very cool place. 😊😊

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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It was beautiful-peaceful and relaxing. view of the pool area, the river and sunrise ,magnificent.A breath of fresh air to most places we have been. Thank you so much for taking such wonderful care our family.

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1Thank Dinukshi
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Such a beautiful hotel in a sought after location. Very nice place for a family to spend a relaxing time. Best hospitality ever. Quick and on time service. One of the best places in central hills sri lanka

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Thank neliaschmidt
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

From the moment we arrived we loved this hotel! Checkin involved being shown to the bar overlooking the infinity pool given a refreshing drink and signing in via an iPad. Our room was excellent! We loved the balcony with views to the lake. But the best thing was all the wildlife we saw from here. Highlights bring sea eagles, owl,...

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Thank 27bumblebee
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just the architecture of this place is worth the stay! Both the breakfast and dinner buffet was excellent. Lots of choices. Staff were very helpful. We loved the swimming pools! Again, the setting is just mind blowing. There was also some entertainment in the evenings which we enjoyed. The spa looked lovely although we didn't have any treatments. If you...

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Quite simply one of the best and most wonderful hotels I have ever stayed in anywhere in the world - knocks the Burj Al Arab into a cocked hat. I came with my wife and daughter in March during a fabulous tour of Sri Lanka, and this was our favourite hotel on the entire trip. The setting is spectacular, with...

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Nipuni S, Manager at Heritance Kandalama, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, It is our pleasure to see that you chose Heritance Kandalama as your holiday destination ! We are glad that you and your loved ones have received exceptional experiences during the stay. Please visit us again to enjoy your next vacation and we assure that you will experience some more superior services and surprises throughout your stay....

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wonderful environment with LOTS of monkeys and other animals! Tasty food, Good drinks and Nice and helping straff! A little to long distanance between Room and restaurants (1000 meter long) and the pool upside was a bit grouse, otherwise was the frontpool Beautiful and the backpool Good for swimming! I'll recommend IT!

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Nipuni S, Manager at Heritance Kandalama, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for keeping trust on Heritance Kandalama as your holiday destination. Many thanks for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor as well. We are pleased to see that you have received excellent service throughout your stay. Please visit us again and we assure that you will experience superior services and surprises throughout your stay. Yours...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I simply adore the Heritance Kandalama hotel, it's built into the rock face by a an architect who was very simpatico to the surrounding area. The reception is open without doors or windows, you walk through the hillside to be greeted by the main pool which looks onto the man made lake (most lakes in Sri Lanka are man made)....

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Nipuni S, Manager at Heritance Kandalama, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for keeping trust on Heritance Kandalama as your holiday destination. We are pleased to receive your most encouraging endorsements and thank you for the generous recommendation given. Please visit us again and we assure that you will experience some more superior services and surprises throughout your stay. Yours Sincerely, Priyan Wijeratne, General Manager,...

Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent three nights at this magnificent hotel and thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Their infinity pool was an impressive feature as was the way architect Geoffrey Bawa cleverly designed this impressive hotel around the rock formations in the land. The hotel had a soothing ambience in the various bars and restaurants, and the service by the ever-smiling, amiable, polite...

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Nipuni S, Manager at Heritance Kandalama, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, It is our pleasure to see that you chose Heritance Kandalama as your holiday destination ! We are glad that you and your loved ones have received exceptional experiences during the stay. It saddens us to see that you had faced certain inconveniences at the front desk; please accept our apologies on the same. Please visit us...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel deserves all the praise it has earned. Bawa's architecture is superb and every room has a view. The jungle merges with the building and birds, monkeys, monitor lizards wander all over the gardens. Service is impeccable and both restaurants serve international standard cuisine plus delicious Sri Lankan food.

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for keeping trust on Heritance Kandalama as your holiday destination. Many thanks for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor as well. We are pleased to see that you have received excellent service throughout your stay. Please visit us again and we assure that you will experience superior services and surprises throughout your stay. Yours...

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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Heritance Kandalama is shaped like the outspread wings of a bird, following the line of the cliff from which it seems to emerge. The hotel is a staggering 1km from end to end, and rises up seven floors, yet appears to be a perfectly natural extension of the mountainside. The flat roof and timber pillars support a screen of vegetation that attracts local wildlife. The abundance of real-life animals around the hotel is complemented by wonderful large-scale sculptures within it. A metal owl is suspended outside the main restaurant; wooden elephants inhabit the lounge; a stone cobra uncoils along the terrace overlooking the infinity pool. However, while focusing on highlighting its enchanting natural surroundings, our luxury resort in Sri Lanka gives priority to providing its guests with the finest comforts and service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Heritance Kandalama

Address: | PO Box 11, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: ₹ 12,868 - ₹ 25,803 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Heritance Kandalama 5*
Number of rooms: 152
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Also Known As:
Kandalama Hotel Sri Lanka
Hotel Heritance Kandalama
Heritance Kandalama Dambulla
Kandalama Hotel Dambulla
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Dambulla
#1 Romantic Hotel in Dambulla
#1 Family Hotel in Dambulla
#1 Spa Hotel in Dambulla
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