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Wroclaw, Poland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In November 2016 I was staying for a couple of nights in Grand Kalundawa Waterfront Resort with a group of 10 pax. We like this hotel very much. It is a nice, recently expanded hotel with nice, clean swimming pool located on the river bank, with clean river water. The hotel is located just a few minutes from the main...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel saved our holiday in Dambulla. The place was simply perfect. Very nice people, correct price, we absolutely paid for what we consumed or even for less than that. THe dinner was more than excellent. Very big plates and absolutely sri lankan. I would go back anytime without thinking for a moment!

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

It's the second time that I stay in this hotel and for my is perfect! Spacious and clean room, big bed, bathroom ok and, above all, a quite and relaxing swimming pool! Moreover the location is top because is not in Dambulla center, it's 10 minute by car.

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Dear Mr Stefan, Thank you for your very complimentary review of the Grand Kalundawa Waterfront resort. We are simply delighted to note that you had a grand stay and sincerely appreciate your words of praise on our location and facilities. Thank you very much again for staying with us & looking forward to see you soon Kind Regards, Grand Kalundawa...

Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

+ + + * big room with good bed * decent bathroom * setting at the river * staff is helpfull and tries to make the best of your stay - - - * dinner was a poor and very basic experience (big dish of fried rice with a very small bowl of chicken curry) * organisation: guests at dinner...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The location and views are absolutely mind blowing. We were amazed to see the greenery and the natural surroundings with scenic beauty in dry zone like Dambulla. We received a good sized room with a nice balcony overlooking the river. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Very often during the day, guests are out exploring so you may have...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

I visited Grand Kalundawa resort last week with my friends, this is my second time visited this place. We had late lunch near by the river bank where they arranged for us specially. Food was excellent. Also we enjoyed the pool facility. Very quite place to have a get together with ur friends and family. Can recommend for all. Value...

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London
Reviewed 29 March 2016

PROS This is a great value hotel, and for the price is spacious, has wifi, air-con, a pool. The bed was comfortable and the room was clean. They can arrange a tuk-tuk driver for you for sightseeing. CONS The lock on my door was broken and I didn't notice till my second day. When I reported it, it was fixed...

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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay in Grand Kalundawa hotel . Very peaceful place where you can relax.It has a wonderful garden and a lovely small swimming pool. The staff is extremely friendly. Good value for money and we highly recommend it to other visitors.

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1Thank Stefan_Jane
Reviewed 14 February 2016

I am absolutely in love with it. The environment was very relaxing and staff was very friendly. We were on our honeymoon trip and this property has given us lots of memories to cherish. We would love to come back and will recommend to our friends as well

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 11 February 2016

i would say that this place is highly recommended to all traveler who like to have a different kind of relaxation and connection with nature its a great place to enjoy away from the city life. Generally all staff are very welcoming and looking after me and my friend during our stay.. in all thumbs up for the great service...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 5 minutes off the bustling and vibrant ancient city of Dambulla is the tranquil river fronted oasis of Grand Kalundawa Waterfront Resort with its majestic century old kumbuk trees and relaxing lush greenery. The charming getaway is a modern semi-boutique style hotel in a colonial themed building with an outdoor swimming pool overlooking a natural river. Rooms feature typical Sri Lankan-style furnishings, attached bathrooms, satellite TV, fans and air conditioning. With dusk fall, sit down for romantic candlelit dinner with wine and a western or traditional meal, custom planned or by our chef, at our tree house and let those bonds rekindle. You can also try the medieval BBQ diner by river. We serve western, Chinese and Sri Lankan dishes at the restaurant, Alternatively, you may also opt for room service or packed lunches. Our staff will happily provide individualised services and Day trips, Village excursions, elephant safaris or canoeing. We are centrally located to Dambulla Cave Temple (2 min drive), Ibbankatuwa anciant cemetery (8 min), Sigiriya lion rock(25 min) and Minneriya safari national park (30 min). Bandaranayake International Airport (Colombo) is 2.5 hour away. We can arrange Airport pickup. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Kalundawa Waterfront Resort

Address: Kalundawa Road, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: ₹ 2,444 - ₹ 5,091 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Kalundawa Waterfront Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“from the rooms you have nice view on the river and the big trees with many monkeys and giant squirrels....”
 of 5 bubbles 338lukaszw, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the Rooms are River View”
 of 5 bubbles 499stefano, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Best place in Dambulla, Natural surroundings, Good place to relax, Good base....”
 of 5 bubbles dhammikaa630, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 101 benefits from being closest to the lobby so you can get a weak wifi signal there.”
 of 5 bubbles finleo, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“102 & 103 has the best view of the place”
 of 5 bubbles piumiw, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
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