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Kap Ela, Kandalama, 21100 Dambulla, Sri Lanka – Show map
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BBQ Facilities, Outdoor Pool (all year), Grounds, Terrace, Sun Deck
Tennis Court, Pool Table, Ping-Pong, Hiking, Cycling, Spa, Massage, Bicycle Rental, Playground, Evening Entertainment
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Breakfast in the Room, Snack Bar, Special Diet Meals (upon request)
WiFi is available in the business center and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Room Service, Packed Lunches, Car Rental, Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Currency Exchange, Baggage Storage, Private Check-in/Check-out, Shared Lounge/TV Area, Babysitting/Child Services, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Suit Press, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fax/Photocopying, Souvenir/Gift Shop, VIP Room Facilities, Honeymoon Suite
Safe, Shops (on site), Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Soundproof Rooms, Air Conditioning
From 2:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 4 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
One older child or adult is charged USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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A tranquil retreat perched on hills, Heritance Kandalama offers panoramic views of the Sigiriya Rocks.
Score from 327 reviews Excellent
Sigiriya is located within the Cultural Triangle of Sri Lanka, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Featuring views of the Lion’s Rock, it offers an outdoor pool, restaurant and free parking.
Score from 413 reviews Very good
Welcoming guests with an outdoor swimming pool and sauna facilities, Arika overlooks peaceful greenery views. Guests enjoy comfortable guestrooms with air conditioning and a private terrace.
Score from 55 reviews Very good
Aliya Resort and Spa is set amidst lush tropical foliage. Located right across from Sigiriya Rock, the resort features an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center and 4 dining options.
Score from 175 reviews Wonderful
Breathtaking views, amazing service- the staff are so lovely and accommodating. Good varieties in the buffet , very tasty Sri Lankan food available, Restaurant staff also very helpful. Thanks!!!
The huge garden, the mystic athmosphere at the lake, the beautiful bungalows, the friendly staff, the squirrels, the birds, the flowers, great pool area, everything! This is one of the most wonderful hotels in the world, and I have been in 81 countries
i have enjoyed celebrating my husbands birthday and sup rice cake has been organised as i requested with my booking ,
some insects wear in my room and they clean it .
It is not far from Sigiriya rock - a 20 minute drive away easily done by tuk tuk.
There were so many flies everywhere, floating around your face at all times. The service was not good. The TV had no reception. I ordered food that was not from the buffet and what I ordered never arrived - always something different to what was stated on the menu.
loved the picturesque lakeside, the warm and courteous staff, the amazing buffet at restaurants....we had a super, memorable stay
inspite of being a 5* property and quite expensive, the bathroom had a lot of 'small flies' in the bathtub!!! Surely they can use some insecticide before the rains so that it does not spoil a 'perfect stay' :(
High pressure shower
The staff seemed a bit rude (except for the reception, these guys were great), poor dinner selection and didn't really enjoy the food that much, loads of mosquitos and flies in cafeteria, overall feels like a transit hotel for big tours. Also, no Wi-Fi in rooms and location fairly poor, had to pay a lot for tuk-tuks.
Lovely location and staff. Beautiful views. Far exceeded our expectations. Would definitely stay again
One of the best
The ambience of hotel Lake adjacent to hotel Massage Tv Channels were good
Lot of insects, nothing much to do in Sigiriya apart from lion rock climbing. Also Pork was kept right between the whole buffets and it turned everything off for us. Pool was closed way before time and was opened very late. They rent u bicycle but dont let u go through the whole property. Overall an average stay.. dont expect too high from Sigiriya itself
Great staff. Loved the pool area and the Ayurvedic center.
Need more food options and the bathrooms need some updating.
Clean. Comfortable. Nice room.
Howling dogs at night were horrendous. Wifi very poor and only avail in lobby.
We liked everything : place , location , hospitality , cleanliness ....
Location , view , hospitality , food , cleanliness , everything in fact
The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. I went with a few foreign friends and they liked almost everything about Amaya Lake. The SPA added more value to the place.
It would be a plus if you keep brochures of tourist attractions which are in the region as some tourists come on their own and not prepaired. Wi-fi in rooms would also be an advantage to some.
Food is not tasty
Room was amazing, beautiful and huge.
Massive television but very poor reception. Beautiful spa bath but not enough wrm water to fill.
Very good room and very good bed.
The restaurant was horrible. Only hard spyce food, noisy and crowded place, dirty restaurant and surround areas. The worst: Every time you want to leave your room (in fact a bangalow), you need to cal to reception and wait for a buggy. Some bungalows is one mile far from reception, restaurant and pool areas.
The surroundings, clean public areas, beautiful gardens, nice pool, good service. They have some small electric cars (golf ?) to drive customers/luggage around the property. Good place to set your base and explore the region (close to many attractions). Well worth the stay!
Some noise early in the morning (I guess it was from the employees going to work). The pool water was a bit blurred and over chlorinated...
It is pretty.
I didn't like that I was driven to our room and left there only to find that nothing in the room worked, not even the phone, so we were stranded there without communication. I didn't like that I arrived with the sole intention of taking a shower and trying out the pool and the Ayurvedic Center but I could never get there because we had to wait for our phone to be fixed. After an hour I asked "Is there not another room available?" And then they brought us to another room (without checking it). Then we were stranded there again because the door didn't open as the lock was broken. Finally we got inside and were told to wait and they called a technician but we could not leave the room. Then I finally called the manager and she brought us to another room and had the nerve to tell us about an upgrade but when we entered the new room it was exactly the same as the last two. I asked her where the upgrade was and she said that we had already been given the upgrade with the first room... They just hadn't told us. I thought well I'm sure that we will be treated to dinner (as a discount wasn't likely since this hotel charges you for your stay when you check in!) - but nothing. We were given nothing in return for ruing the one evening we had to spend at the pool. Check out the next day was another disaster as we waited for over twenty minutes for the buggy to pick us up and finally we couldn't wait to we began to walk with our bags to the reception. We only had 5 minutes to get breakfast. We ordered tea. They served us coffee. Before I drank it I asked if the waiter was sure it wasn't coffee and he said, it's tea. I sipped it. It was coffee but we could not wait for tea as we had to leave. Sri Lankan coffee is awful.
Otherwise everything is good
Service is bad Food is not that good
Slow response from staff
The surrounding nature was breathtaking.
Very far from Dambulla.
Location and design
Service is poor
Location Good, beautiful Swimmingpool warm welcome. The Suite is very spacious with a private pool in the room. Very nice experience here.
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