Amaya Lake Kandalama Hotel - Dambulla

ex. Amaya Lake Dambulla

P.O Box 12, Kap Ela Kandalama, Dambulla, Sri Lanka, 0000  show map
 4 stars
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Amaya Lake Kandalama Hotel - Dambulla

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Snack bar

Picnic area/ Tables

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Overview

Amaya Lake Kandalama is a 4-star hotel offering a picnic area, a sundeck and an outdoor swimming pool. The hotel was built in 1994 and refurbished in 2007.

It is located 20 minutes' drive from Citadel of Sigiriya, Sigiriya Rock and Dambulla Cave Temple. The city center is 7 km away from the hotel.

Amaya Lake Kandalama Hotel is within a 10-minute drive to Sigiriya Slaf Base airport.

Rooms

The property comprises 106 elegant rooms equipped with a kitchenette, free Wi-Fi, a private safe, TV with satellite channels and a minibar. Some rooms overlook the garden. The rooms come with standard décor along with dark wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the restaurant every morning. There is a restaurant serving international dishes on site. The poolside bar serves fruit juices and cocktails.

Services

Guests can benefit from a hairdresser, a free car park and a safety deposit box.

Relax

Beach facilities at Amaya Lake Kandalama Hotel include outdoor chaise lounges and umbrellas. The hotel offers a jogging track, a gym and yoga classes as well as volleyball, hiking and badminton to ensure guests' active pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   106.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Bicycle storage
  • Fireplace
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Water sports
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Badminton
  • Handball
  • Volleyball
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Darts
  • Table tennis
  • Jogging track

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Postal service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Halal food

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Live entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  2 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 1 may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

P.O Box 12, Kap Ela Kandalama, Dambulla, Sri Lanka, 0000

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City Center
  • Dambulla
    4.4 mi
Airports
  • Sigiriya Slaf Base (GIU)
    5.2 mi
  • China Bay (TRR)
    55.4 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    106

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Rooms and availability

Amaya Lake Kandalama photos Room
Club Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 King-size bed and 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Club Villa
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Villa|Club Villa, 1 Double or 2 Twin Beds

Club Deluxe Villa
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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Room Description:

Villa|CLUB LODGE / DELUXE VILLA ROOM + Half Board

Amaya Lake Kandalama photos Room
Standard Single Room
Garden view
  • Room size:

    250 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Single room

Standard Villa
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Villa|Standard Villa, 1 Double or 2 Twin Beds

Standard Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|Standard Triple Room

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Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Super King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hot tub
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Suite|Suite

Amaya Lake Kandalama photos Room
Superior Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Superior|Superior Room (Double)

Superior Villa
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Villa|Superior Villa, 1 Double or 2 Twin Beds

Superior Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
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Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
Deluxe Villa
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Villa|Deluxe Villa, 1 Double or 2 Twin Beds

Deluxe Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
Luxury Double Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
Luxury Triple Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC

Amaya Lake Kandalama Location

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Local attractions

  • Popham's Arboretum4.1 mi
    Kandalama Road, Dambulla
  • Golden Cave Temple5.1 mi
  • Kaudulla National Park10.1 mi
    Habarana, Habarana
  • Dambulla Cave Temple4.6 mi
  • Sigiriya Museum6.1 mi
    CCF Sigiriya Project, Sigiriya
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    106

Hotel Awards

Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDambullaAmaya Lake Kandalama

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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Amaya Lake Kandalama Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Amaya Lake Kandalama

Average guest rating

8.0out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 92 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
5.7
Value
6.0
Service
8.4

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    7.4

    Location excellant blend with nature

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The surroundings were beautiful and we saw lots of wildlife during our stay. All the staff were friendly, helpful and polite.

    We booked this hotel on the assumption it was 'central' to the Cultural Triangle. However, Amaya Lake is very isolated so you need transport to go anywhere off the hotel grounds. Unfortunately due to the rain we were cut off for a few days as the roads in were flooded. A lovely location if you want to relax but not if you want to sightsee and explore Sri Lanka properly. The buffet food was over priced and although there was a lot of choice it was basically canteen food. The A La Carte menu was very limiting, especially if you wanted a light lunch. Drinks were expensive, lager cost over 3 times we paid in other bars in Sri Lanka. Also, no free internet access, cost 20p for 1 minute!

  • Family with children
    7.0

    The hotel is situated close to the Amaya Lake and in a scenic environment with mountains at the back of the hotel. However, avoid staying during rainy season as the lake gets flooded and this cuts off the hotel from the rest of the city as water overflows on the road. The staff are friendly and helpful, the food is good. We requested for a change in room and it was done promptly.

    We were first given room no 23 ( indepenedent chalet), however as soon as we entered the room there was a foul smell of rotting garbage. When we opened the taps, dirty water appeared. We came back from swimming and found that fuse had blown off and there was no light and an electrician was mending the fuse.

  • Couple
    5.0

    creat staff and nature

    wet room, not very clean,no net on windose,terible massage,2 stars hotel no 4,prices are similar to Maldives,do not do theare

  • Family with children
    5.4

    friendly staff

    too many holes in the mosquito nets we asked for/ sheets not so clean/room service never came to take the tray back. we had to leave it ouside,not the best option because of the animals...

  • Couple
    3.8

    Bad staff attitude. The hote is not in Dambulla but over 10km away from Dambulla. The food is average. The prices for internet are ridiculous. The hotel reservation never responded to my emails to confirm that the Booked.net reservation was received by the hotel - in the end I needed to call them internationally. They made a mistake with our hotel bill calculation. Some times they gave us water, sometimes they forgot. The bathroom shower and sink needed to be repaired... the list of complaints I have are very long and this is considered a 4 star hotel! It is hopeless.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    Beautiful well designed comfortable resort.

  • Family with children
    7.0

    The location next to Kandalama Lake as well as the sprawling green grounds of the hotel make it a relaxing place to stay at. If you are a birdwatcher, the lake and hotel ground make it a perfect spot for some birding (I ticked off the endemic Ceylon Grey Hornbill right outside the restaurant). The chalet was spacious (though there appears to be little or no difference between deluxe or standard chalets - we took one of each) and clean though it was obviously a little worn around the edges.

    The fact that there is no choice for early dinner. The restaurant and room service only start at 7:30pm, late for people who are used to dining at 6pm or families with young children with early bedtimes.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Lovely hotel spacious bedroom and bathroom friendly staff delicious food and a beautiful garden with lots of trees. We spent two nights and had a lovely time one of the best hotels in Dambulla.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Location, Food, service, Cleaning, Staff.

    The animals is entering to rooms like squearl Because there is no good isolation for the wood roof and there are spaces between the the wood roof.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    the location.

    The staff don't seem very well trained, but they are friendly and try to help. There are not much dining options, and the food was too expensive for the quality and choice provided.

  • Couple
    10.0

    This is an amazing hotel with excellent and charming staff. Nice and cozy cottages are spread over the big area right next to the lake shore. There is a huge swimming pool. An excellent with a huge variety of food is provided. The daily dinner buffet for USD 22 ist delicious. The location of the hotel is ideal, since all major sights in the Dambulla/Sigirya area are easy to be reached.

    Absolutely nothing to complain about.

  • Family with children
    7.4

    Lake is very nice

    No insecticide in rooms

  • Couple
    10.0

    The hotel is eco-friendly and there are a lot of different animals on the territory, it's a great pleasure to watch them. The chalet and the pool just magnificent!!

    The wifi and the internet in the business centre is very poor.

  • Single
    7.4

    very good SPA and location

    buffet dinner was pretty average, should be improved in my view

How to reach hotel

hotel Amaya Lake Kandalama Hotel - Dambulla Dambulla location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

P.O Box 12, Kap Ela Kandalama, Dambulla, Sri Lanka, 0000

Get directions
City Center
  • Dambulla
    4.4 mi
Airports
  • Sigiriya Slaf Base (GIU)
    5.2 mi
  • China Bay (TRR)
    55.4 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    106

Hotel Awards

Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDambullaAmaya Lake Kandalama

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Sri Lanka

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