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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed here for one night but had a great experience anyway. The family lives in the house as well. We contacted then via email because on booking they were sold out and got a room without problems. The garden around the house is beautiful. Wifi is not perfect but that seems to the norm here. We can only... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Kumara's place for one night and really enjoyed. He organized a pick up from Dambulla Bus Station for us and welcomed us at Rainbow Inn with a plate of fresh fruits. The rooms are clean, well furnitured including moskito nets and warm water (Pressure of water is very good!!) Kumara himself is very friendly, helped us a... More 

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Thank Theresa S
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

family owned small guesthouse with nice and friendly hosts. we had an amazing experience here, it is very quiet, also really clean and comfy rooms (great mattress and mosquito net), awesome breakfast (especially the egg hoppas) and great restaurant tips. the owner helps with arranging trips. would definitely recommend to stay here.

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The Golden Rainbow is a wonderful guesthouse and a perfect base for discover the culture triangle. The rooms are clean and comfortable. It's provided a mosquito net, air conditioning and a ventilator. It's based in a calm area. You can relax on the terrace and watching monkeys in the bushes close to you. Kumara, the owner, is a great guy,... More 

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Thank Thomas S
Negombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I can recommend the Golden Rainbow Guesthouse. The room I got was downstairs, had A/C, fan and mosquito net, and an ensuite bath w/shower. The bed, floor, and bathroom were immaculately clean, and the shower (warm water at all times) one of the best I have had in Sri Lanka (although you will get half the bathroom wet when using... More 

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Thank Lau R
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Perfect hotel with a very kind owner who wants to pick you up with his Tustin for free. This is the quietest hotel around, you don't hear any cars and it's close to the tamale caves. The rooms are cheap (1800 roepies) very big, clean and with hot water

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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Perfect location surrounded by forest, chipmunks, monkeys and birds. Away from the main road but within walking distance from Dambulla city. Very close to the Golden Temple and the Cave Temples. Room is bright, clean and spacious. Shower and a/c are both good. Good wifi. Kumara is a great host, we were greeted with water and fresh fruit on arrival,... More 

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Thank Stine L
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this lovely inn just for a night due to the fantastic location - 2 mins from the cave temple and 30 mins away from Sigiriya. The owner, Kumara, is very friendly and helpful, provided us with two very clean big rooms each with their own bathroom. Breakfast was really nice and he was happy to provide us an... More 

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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Golden Rainbow in Dambulla for 3 nights. It was an amazing experience and a perfect start for our trip through Sri Lanka! The host Akumara was incredibly friendly and helped us with everything, organized our trips and served nice breakfast with fresh Sri Lankan fruits. Very warm and welcoming, felt like home :) we absolutely recommend... More 

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Thank Chris F
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived at the Golden Rainbow Inn after quite some hectic times in the cities in the south. The place is absolutely tranquil and you'll only be bothered by some monkeys. Very close to the rock temples (which is the only thing to see in Dambulla really). The owner couldn't be any nicer. Taking care of all our wishes. He... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A very friendly, quiet and nice, family-driven Guesthouse about a 5 minute walk from the famous Cave Temple. The Guesthouse is situated in the panorama of the jungle, but a short walk to the middle of Dambulla. We offer personalised tours of Sigiriya Rock, Piduruthalagala Mountain, local fishing trips (and family BBQs)and can arrange airport pick up and drop off in our fully air conditioned car. For all bookings, we offer a free pick up from Dambulla town upon arrival. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Rainbow Inn

Address: Piriwana Road | Vihara Junction, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: ₹ 1,851 - ₹ 2,605 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Upstairs room is much larger and has 2 bedrooms”
 of 5 bubbles jimsS4824BJ, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs bedroom has a double bed but is quite dark, so check the one upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Tiziri, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“When this place is ready (remade) the room on top of the stairs is very good (we think)”
 of 5 bubbles LITHO1943, 2 Dec 2014 | Read review
“In this place you can go very close to a true Sri-Lankan lodging experience but you have also to be flexible and understanding of the different standards of living.”
 of 5 bubbles everywhere_everyway, 15 Sep 2013 | Read review
“The room upstairs are more comfortable to stay in, I think.”
 of 5 bubbles KENNY344, 15 Aug 2013 | Read review
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