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Heritance Kandalama

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 236*
US$ 154*
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Offenbach, Germany
Reviewed 12 June 2015

The Hotel and the location is a dream, so different, surounded by animals monkeys, elephants, bats in the spa, squirrels and the sounds of the nature in between the fabulous architecture. A dream came true. The Hotelstaff is amazing, the spa brillinat but THE BEST is the infinity pool...I cried tears of happyness and joy to swim in this pool...

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Yohan A, Assistant Manager - Online Reputation at Heritance Kandalama, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the time devoted in posting an insightful feedback on Trip Advisor following your wonderful holiday experience at Heritance Kandalama. We are truly indulged by the comments you have made regarding your holiday experience at Heritance Kandalama specifically regarding the positive endorsement you have given to the unique architectural ambiance of the hotel. Also, we...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 12 June 2015

The reason to visit the hotel is purely architectural; its designed by genius Geoffrey Bawa and is built into the side of a hill overlooking a lake. It is secluded, beautiful, and has incredible bathroom and bedroom features. The food was great. It was quite crowded with tour buses of mainland Chinese tourists which made some of the meals and...

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Yohan A, Assistant Manager - Online Reputation at Heritance Kandalama, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the time devoted in posting an insightful feedback on Trip Advisor following your wonderful holiday experience at Heritance Kandalama. We are much obliged by the positive endorsement you have given on our overall facilities and service specifically regarding the interior architecture which you've thought wonderful. We sincerely hope that you will continue to patronize...

Reviewed 12 June 2015

The stay of ours at Heritance Kandalama was awesome and created lasting memories to all of us. really love the ambiance and the way the hotel has built according to the eco concept. Recommend to visit this hotel in Dambulla to see the real beauty of Sigiriya and Dambulla.

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Yohan A, Assistant Manager - Online Reputation at Heritance Kandalama, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We would like to thank you for the much appreciated preference given in selecting Heritance Kandalama as your holiday destination in the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka. We are truly delighted to note that you've enjoyed the unique concept of eco-friendly build of the hotel and thought that the unique ambiance indeed contributed in making your stay...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Infinity pool overlooks a beautiful lake with lush landscape. You must have a driver to get to and from the location (cannot walk in and out), but you feel like you are all alone in paradise. The hotel is built into the side of a hill and is blended with the beautiful environment. Rooms and staff are top notch

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Yohan A, Assistant Manager - Online Reputation at Heritance Kandalama, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for selecting Heritance Kandalama as your preferred accommodation partner in the heart of Sri Lanka's cultural triangle. It was indeed a great pleasure having you with us at Heritance Kandalama and we sincerely thank you for providing us the opportunity to be at your service. We are much obliged by the sincere compliments and positive...

Manama, Bahrain
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This is one of the most beautiful hotels I have ever been to. Although it is not a new one but the rooms are very clean and the location of the hotel is amazing to enjoy the mother nature, go for an elephant ride or just chill !!! It is far from the airport but in Sri Lanka you don't...

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Yohan A, Assistant Manager - Online Reputation at Heritance Kandalama, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your much appreciated preference given in selecting Heritance Kandalama as your holiday getaway destination and for the time devoted in posting a valuable feedback on Trip Advisor. Serving you during your stay with us has been a delightful experience and we thank you providing us the opportunity to do so. It is indeed pleasing...

Frederick, Maryland
Reviewed 4 June 2015

This is an amazing hotel located on a forest reserve. Once you go to the hotel, you will feel very close to nature. This is a very romantic hotel which can offer you plenty of romance, privacy and amazing view of the nature. The hotel rooms are very luxurious and have all the modern amenities. This hotel is located at...

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Yohan A, Assistant Manager - Online Reputation at Heritance Kandalama, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your much appreciated preference given in selecting Heritance Kandalama as your accommodation partner in the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka. Also, thank you for the time devoted in posting an insightful review on Trip Advisor following your stay with us. It is indeed pleasing for us to hear all your positive endorsement regarding the...

Reviewed 3 June 2015

Firstly, let's get one thing straight... This hotel has an outstanding setting, the facilities are wonderful and the service is impeccable. However, and has been stated by others, the rooms in this hotel are tired and are in need of modernisation. Our first room had stains in the toilets and on the curtains so we asked to move to another...

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Yohan A, Manager at Heritance Kandalama, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Greetings from Heritance Kandalama! Thank you very much for selecting our hotel for your valuable stay & for the feedback provided following the same. We are really pleased to hear your appreciation on our hotel’s outstanding setting, the wonderful facilities and the flawless service. It is indeed our pleasure to serve and cater to our beloved guests....

Reviewed 1 June 2015

An absolutely gorgeous hotel that caters into all the needs of travelers. The staff is extremely nice and the food is delicious with a great variety. Would be a perfect destination for honey moon couples and would highly recommend this hotel.

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Yohan A, Assistant Manager - Online Reputation at Heritance Kandalama, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for selecting Heritance Kandalama as your preferred accommodation partner in the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka and for the time devoted in posting a valuable feedback on Tripadvisor. We are truly delighted to hear that you've had a memorable experience and thank you for your kind compliments regarding the staff attentiveness, culinary expertise of the...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Wonderful experience! The location, the staff, the food, the rooms - everything was excellent and truly a rich experience in a beautiful country. Only negative remark: I wish they would stop offering the elephant tour just near the hotel and let animal go back into nature, where it should live in peace.

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Yohan A, Assistant Manager - Online Reputation at Heritance Kandalama, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We truly appreciate your time devoted in posting a valuable feedback on Trip Advisor following your stay at Heritance Kandalama. Serving you during your stay with us has been a delightful experience and we thank you providing us the opportunity to do so.We are indeed delighted to note that you have enjoyed the unique ambiance, the location,...

Mont-sur-Rolle, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 June 2015

The hotel was designed by the inventor of the 'Modern Asia' architectural style, Geoffrey Bawa and is indeed unique. It hugs a cliff and as plants grow everywhere on it (sic) it is about to be taken over by nature as it melts into the surrounding jungle. While more than two decades old, it still appears modern and is well...

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your much appreciated preference given in selecting Heritance Kandalama as your preferred accommodation partner in the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka. Also, thank you for the time devoted in posting an insightful review on Trip Advisor following your stay with us. Serving you during your stay with us has been a delightful experience and...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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: ₹ 9,853 - ₹ 19,837 (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 Family Hotel in Dambulla
#1 Luxury Hotel in Dambulla
#1 Romantic Hotel in Dambulla
#1 Spa Hotel in Dambulla
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“Breath taking views, Excellent food, Excellent Service, Value for money”
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“Some rooms have the view of "Sigiriya Rock Fortress"”
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