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Thambapanni Retreat

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thambapanni Retreat is a beautiful hotel in a fantastic location. Down a very busy street full of little hotels, guest houses, eating places and bars. Just 5 min to the Beach and 15 min by tuk-tuk ( taxi) to the Galle Fort which is a World Heritage site. Hotel itself is charming and rooms are spacious and lovely. The highlight...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Shamali , We thank you for choosing our Thambapanni Retreat for your stay in Unawatuna. We are grateful that you took out the time to review our hotel. It is our constant endeavor to provide you best of the services while you stay in Thambapanni as our guest's satisfaction is our main priority. We would like to take this...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We didn't stay at the resort which is a shame to be honest. The massage was one of the best experiences in Sri Lanka. The service was super friendly, the massage therapist was welcoming and excellent. I felt wonderful after. We ate at the restaurant near the pool and the food was amazing. The prawn spring rolls and parmesan chicken...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Mariam, Thank you for your stay at Thambapanni Retreat, Unawatuna and for sharing your experience on Trip Ad visor. We strive hard to offer our guests, clean and serene accommodation, we are grateful that you recognize this. Thank you for your special mention about the service standers of staff and real Ayurveda treatments and yoga. Thank you once again...

Hengelo, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Arriving here was a pleasant surprise. Where some places in Unawatuna look somewhat rundown or cheap this place, with its swimming pool equipped courtyard full of palms and bamboo surrounded by small open buildings that seem to have been glued to the rocks, immediately felt very welcoming. The rooms are very stylish and original. There was even one which had...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Value guest, Thank you for your review about our hotel following your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear that your overall stay with us was pleasing and truly our hotel is situated in a very unique location. With a lush garden filled with varieties of flora and fauna and a bright blue pool with a various...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Perfect for some relaxing me time - go for a massage and you will also have access to the pool and to the restaurant and bar which serve good quality food. Very friendly staff as well. Highly recommended.

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Lama, Thank you for your five star rating review following your stay at Thambapanni Retreat,We are glad to know your vacation with us had been of top quality in all aspects. We at Thambapanni Retreat do our best to make each guest feel homely and well looked after. We believe in extending exceptional service standards in order to ensure...

Stockholm
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Whatever the ranking says, this is a 10. We had the best days here and loved spending time at the hotel with its beauyiful soroundings and superior staff. They made more than everything to make our stay memorable. The kind manager Sahabandu, the wonderful receptionist Nuwani, the doctor and other staff took good care of me and my pregnant wife,...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

DearJohanna, We thank you for choosing our Thambapanni Retreat for your stay in Unawatuna. We are grateful that you took out the time to review our hotel. It is our constant endeavor to provide you best of the services while you stay in Thambapanni as our guest's satisfaction is our main priority. Also the room which you accommodated has a...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The reviews of this place were all very positive and we weren't disappointed. Just off the main lane behind the beach and up a little road about 5 minutes from the beach Thambapanni sits in the slopes of the jungle that comes comes down to Unawatuna. On arrival we were immediately impressed with how well kept the small pool and...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Tritlir, Thank you for the great review "Beautiful Retreat"following your recent stay at Thambapanni Retreat, Unawatuna. We are glad to know your stay with us had been a memorable experience. We are very appreciative of your encouraging feedback highlighting many services and facilities extended to you by our associates. Your kind words not only compliment our service levels but...

Lahti
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Awesome location, friendly staff, nice rooms, lovely pool and excellent food! What else do you need? Some 300m from the Unawatuna beach and still away from all the hassle. As a guest of this hotel you are entitled to use Thaproban Beach House's sunbeds and other premises on the beach. Yoga sessions every morning. They even got us our favourite...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Martur, We thank you for choosing our Thambapanni Retreat for your stay in Unawatuna. We are grateful that you took out the time to review our hotel. It is our constant endeavor to provide you best of the services while you stay in Thambapanni as our guest's satisfaction is our main priority. We would like to take this opportunity...

Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall it was a nice change in the usual types of hotels that most people stay at. The hotel has a nice blend of nature and is relaxing. The massages are good. The pool is very small, mostly just for chilling in water, not actual swimming. The service was good, all the staff were friendly. The breakfast was OK -...

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Nitish, Thank you for your review about our hotel following your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear that your overall stay with us was pleasing and truly our hotel is situated in a very unique location With a lush garden filled with varieties of flora and fauna and a bright blue pool with a various type...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just spent a week at the excellent Thambapanni Retreat. Stunning rooms, great food and very relaxing. Best of all though was the management and staff. Friendly and helpful at all times. We all really enjoyed our stay. Highly recommended.

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Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Russell , Thank you for your wonderful review following your stay at Thambapanni Retreat,We are glad to know your vacation with us had been of top quality in all aspects. We at Thambapanni Retreat do our best to make each guest feel homely and well looked after. We believe in extending exceptional service standards in order to ensure each...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are staying in rm 101, a superior room with a superb cosy view on the lush garden. Enormous terrace and really beautifully decorated in colonial style. We felt at home immediately. The service by the staff and the manager exceeds that of all hotels we have up till now visited on our tour. Both evenings we had dinner in...

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Dear Veldhuizen, We thank you for choosing our Thambapanni Retreat for your stay in Unawatuna. We are grateful that you took out the time to review our hotel. It is our constant endeavor to provide you best of the services while you stay in Thambapanni as our guest's satisfaction is our main priority. Also the room which you accommodated has...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxury boutique hotel with 16 rooms, surrounded by lush greenery and two minutes walk from the lovely Unawatuna Beach. All rooms are air conditioned, has en suite bathrooms with hot and cold water and mini bar. Some rooms over looking the sea or the the pool. The bungalows surrounded by many trees and view of the jungle. Most rooms have large balconies and on request a hammock will be included. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thambapanni Retreat

Address: Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle 60800, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: ₹ 4,639 - ₹ 17,873 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Thambapanni Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Thambapanni Retreat Unawatuna
Thambapanni Retreat Hotel Unawatuna
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Unawatuna
#1 Family Hotel in Unawatuna
#8 Romantic Hotel in Unawatuna
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“The Super deluxe room on the 2nd Floor is very good.”
 of 5 bubbles shamalid, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Access road to the hotel is very small, may be a problem for big groups.”
 of 5 bubbles nitishd233, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are all good”
 of 5 bubbles georginaw894, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms up high with indoor shower are best option.Ground floor rooms are very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles abbie22782, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid ground floor rooms near the reception or dining area as they can be a bit noisy”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
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