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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This hotel was really good. The grounds of the hotel are vast, and full of nature. The staff are very friendly. I was here for a transit stay, so didn't pay anything, I was taken to and from the airport. I got a free dinner that was nice. Thank you Ben

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Stayed 1 night on FB basis. First hand experience is wonderful , that is from the reception when booking the hotel via phone and at the check in . After that lot of disappointing factors. Started with room having very poor air conditioning and ceiling fans were rotating at snails speed . We found it very difficult to bare as...

1Thank Sujeewa W
Sri Lanka
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The environment is very relaxing. There are birds and squirrels everywhere. Staff is very helpful. They help to decide our meal as well. Meal has a lot of varieties. We had to leave dinner before taking dessert. They kept it till we come back and they were ready to serve it to our room.

Thank Sithija D
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The hotel was booked by SriLankan airlines for transit stay, extremely disappointing stay- number of reasons; - rooms are not clean - no WiFi in rooms - bathrooms not very well maintained - poor food quality - multiple issues in the room This hotel is definitely not recommended for decent quality stay.

2Thank NK1China
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Dear Sir, Noted with thanks and detailed inquiry in this regard is progress. Warm regards, Front Office Manager

Kochi, Kerala, India
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

It was really a wonderful experience staying at tamarind tree. The room service was really good.the hotel provides an open pool which .the hotel is spread across huge area which is very perfect to take a morning walk.

1Thank Kevinsanal
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I STAYED at this HOTEL in FEBRUARY for 4 DAYS and would stay there again next time i am in SRI LANKA after a long journey THIS HOTEL IS ONLY 20 MINUTES FROM THE AIRPORT THE grounds are beautiful and well kept plenty of birds AND WILDLIFE AND BEAUTIFUL TREES THE pool is clean and well kept I stayed in...

Thank Helen S
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We stayed here for one night at the start of a tour of Sri Lanka. The hotel is easily accessible from the airport. Check in was smooth and efficient. The accommodation was in bungalows which was very spacious with separate lounge and bedroom areas. The bungalow were well equipped with tea/coffee making facilities, TV etc. Wi-fi was not accessible within...

Thank MKM2011
Sumith G, Front Office Manager at Tamarind Tree Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review of your stay at Tamarind Tree Hotel Katunayake. We are happy that you like our food and facilities. We appreciate very much your positive feedback and your constructive observation. Thank you for staying with us and we do hope to see you again soon.

Havre de Grace, Maryland
Reviewed 26 March 2016

This was my second stay at Tamarind over the past two years. Sadly, the hotel is at the end of its glory days. I imagine is was once a marvelous hotel, with garden paths to wander and nice cabins. Unfortunately the hotel today is rundown. Maintenance and upgrading is sorely needed. Air conditioning, when it works, is available only in...

2Thank LesPicker
Sumith G, Front Office Manager at Tamarind Tree Hotel, responded to this review

We are concerned to note from your review that your stay with us has not been to your expectation. We have taken due note of your observations and thank you for bringing them up to our attention. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused to you but can assure you that they are more an exception than the rule in...

Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 26 March 2016

I was in a flight long back years in 2007 from manila, hongkong then stop over in colombo for one night stay in this hotel "tamarind tree" as part of inclusive deal of my trip to Saudi Arabia. The hotel was good, breakfast was good and there was good pool.

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Edlesborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2016

The setting of this hotel is wonderful, when we arrived we were ushered in to the reception area and given cooled Tamarind drink to refresh us, we were then taken to our chalet, this proved to be a 150 metre walk through quite pleasant gardens. The chalet when we entered was like an oven, the air conditioner fails to work,...

Thank Trevor S

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“All rooms have similar outlook onto the pool and gardens. All are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 264BrianL, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Villas are worth the extra over the standard rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Sawaddee, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Quiet Colombo transit location with a short distance to Negombo tourist area. Friendly and attentive staff.”
 of 5 bubbles asoka8, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request a room closer to the reception area. The area is quite big and some of the rooms are a bit further.”
 of 5 bubbles Kogi1905, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms will be quiet due to there location”
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 of 5 bubbles garypoleykett, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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