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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at this resort in July 16. It was recommended by a friend and it certainly lived up to its reputation. Great location, lovely rooms and wonderful staff especially Nuwani from reception who went above & beyond to ensure we had a wonderful holiday. Spent 6 nights there and will go back again as soon as we can!

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Leura, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights towards the end of our trip and I cannot recommend this beautiful hotel highly enough. The rooms are beautiful, the staff are extremely helpful and kind and the massages and treatments were wonderful. A special mention to the manager of Thambapanni who went out of his way to assist us with our forward travel...

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Peer, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotelmanager is genuinly helpfull and very friendly just like the rest of the hotelstaff. Amazing cool swimming pool in the shade! amazing breakfastbuffet and good dining options. Considering the price and quality of this hotel, you should not wait any longer and book straight away!

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in room 120 for 2 nights. Yes yes yes the main building and luxury accommodations all look wonderfull, the restaurant is nice and clean, the swimming pool is a lovely green oasis nestled in a small but beautifully manicured garden, the staff is nice and the wifi is good ...BUT.... what you need to know is where about...

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

Dear Guest, First of all may I apologize for the inconvenience caused during your holiday. At the same time we would like to thank you for your feedback given about your stay at Thambapanni Retreat. We shall look into all the matters you have mentioned and to rectify everything. However please note that the price per room includes taxes and...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is amazing place - a short walk to the beach where you can use the sister beach facilities but in a quiet & tranquil setting. A troupe of monkeys living in the trees above occasionally upset the peace by jumping on the roof & throwing leaves down but it just adds to the charm. No need to go far...

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3Thank scooney2017
Liverpool
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the most amazing & memorable holiday in Unawatuna. The Thambapanni retreat met all our expectations and more. Absolute stunning Tranquil Hotel in a beautiful Location, that I cant praise enough. The staff were fantastic & so friendly they made us feel very welcome. The food was amazing in Sri Lanka & the food at the hotel was fab....

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Smoerum, Denmark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Away from the noise and in a tranquil setting. Wonderful place. Still very close to everything and only a short walk to the beach and restaurants. Very good food - many things to choose from for breakfast and delicious dinner. Beautiful, big and clean rooms. Very very good service from very friendly and nice staff, they did everything to make...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't recommend Thambapanni enough! My family and I had an incredible stay there. The friendly staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome and at home. The hotel is charming and beautiful and has magnificent tropical outdoor spaces. The children enjoyed swimming in the gorgeous pool. The restaurant is fantastic, and opens out onto the tropical...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our favourite hotel throughout the sixteen day of Sri Lanka. We arrived at 1:00 in the morning after a long journey from the airport and were amazed at the beauty of the hotel and grounds. We found our room (104) large and comfortable with a huge balcony overlooking the trees. We did have to climb 103 steps to...

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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...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a week here in room 111 which I think is a bit larger than rooms 110 or 112. It is on the 2nd floor overlooking the pool area. The bed was comfortable. There is A/C and a ceiling fan which kept us very comfortable. We also had a veranda to sit on. There was a clothes drying rack...

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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 

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Address: Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle 60800, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: ₹ 3,757 - ₹ 9,587 (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
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#1 Family Hotel in Unawatuna
#2 Spa Hotel in Unawatuna
#8 Romantic Hotel in Unawatuna
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“Rooms in the beach house can be noisy. The retreat is quieter whilst still close to the beach & option to use facilitates there.”
scooney2017, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 101 with huge balcony overlooked the pool. really comfy bed. Some people struggled to climb to the higher rooms. 101 was perfect”
Lilly_Nell25, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 101 had the perfect location, the rooms with balconies are best.”
zoejersey2017, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“request superior and confirm if you have ocean view as there are not many rooms for ocean view.”
jacksonfamilyusatour, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Top of the main hotel”
BellePlagneNickP, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
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