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Club Hotel Dolphin

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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Here on Sri Lanka's golden west coast, we believe that every moment of your time spent with us is precious. . Precisely why we offer a host of facilities for your comfort and opportunities for you and your loved ones to enjoy an unforgettable stay with us in Sri Lanka. Whether you want to PLAY or PAUSE you can have the best of both worlds at Club Hotel Dolphin Waikkal. Our hotel is known to be the ultimate family beach holiday destination in the region.. PAUSE... Find a place under the swaying coconut palms, and re-discover that inner peace that you've been missing for so long. Take a long walk on the golden beach. Enjoy the sensation of curling your toes in the pure sands and revel in the warmth of the sun on your skin. Lie back and listen to the soothing roar of the waves as you slip into a deep state of relaxation at the spa. PLAY... Dive into Sri Lanka's longest swimming pool and score the winning point at water polo! Hit the gym, or take a water aerobics class. Say yes to adventure! Learn to paddle a kayak and explore the mangroves, or feel the wind whistle past, as you see the world from horseback trekking along the beach. Enjoy top notch entertainment and live shows, indulge in beach-side BBQ s and delicious buffets, take time for a romantic meal for two under the moon and stars... Whether you want to PLAY or PAUSE at Club Dolphin you can enjoy the very best of both worlds...
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Stayed February 2019. Really enjoyed the stay and touring Sri Lanka. Shout out to Rashim and Chetna in the buffet and viraj from entertainment who made our stay special. Food was food although at times it ran out. Whole fruit more yoghurt could be improved as could variety
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Hotel's Favourite
Honestly can’t find any fault whatsoever with this fantastic hotel. Staff are absolutely fantastic- every single staff member we encountered (from cleaners, to staff at reception, to guest service staff, to bar men...) were smiling and polite and efficient. My iPhone charging
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Response from sanjeewaniK2, General Manager at Club Hotel Dolphin
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear bethp4442015, Congratulations on your recent marriage and so pleased you chose Club Hotel Dolphin for your honeymoon. We delighted you enjoyed all the elements of the hotel, felt you were well looked after and that Dolphin was the perfect place. Moreover, it is such an honor to learn that our beautiful facilities and stunning accommodation exceeded your expectations. Likewise, there is nothing more rewarding for us than knowing that our culinary offer was of your entire satisfaction. At Club Hotel Dolphin, we are remaining fully committed to deliver the highest level of experiential service to our guest and I genuinely feel contented that we have been able to make your stay a memorable one. We hope to welcome you back in the future - perhaps for your 1st Anniversary! Sunny Regards, Stephan Sandmann
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After a long long journey we arrived at the hotel and were sat down at a table with an ashtray and given a cold drink, after a very helpful introduction from a very helpful guy we were told that if we wanted a beer we could come and get taken to our room when we were ready. One
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Response from Stephan S, General Manager at Club Hotel Dolphin
Responded yesterday
Dear unclebulgaria81, we can’t thank you enough for the fantastic feedback of your stay with us. We’re so happy that our team delivered the level of SriLankan hospitality our guests have come to expect year after year. We’re delighted that you’re already planning on coming back next year and look forward to welcoming you to our paradise once again! Sunny Regards Stephan Sandmann
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The hotel is about 45 mins from the airport, located in a quiet road with a beautiful river to the front and on the beach behind. The setting is tranquil and the welcome genuine from all staff - nothing is too much trouble. Relax and unwind as the setting is idyllic. Two pool
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Response from sanjeewaniK2, General Manager at Club Hotel Dolphin
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Intavia, thank you for reviewing your recent stay at our Club Hotel Dolphin. It is wonderful to hear we were able to make your stay special from the moment you arrived until the moment you departed. We greatly appreciate your praising comments on our staff who strives to contented each guest with the Dolphin spirit and assist in any way possible to ensure everyone has a wonderful stay. We are also very grateful for your nice comments towards our animation staff, their enthusiasm is contagious and they strive to offer a wide variety of leisure and sport activities throughout the day as well as entertaining evening shows to make our guests' stay a memorable one. Lastly yet importantly, the passion for gastronomy being one of the prime pillars of our hotel, we greatly appreciate your praising comments on our restaurant where our professional Chefs strive to surprise our guests with a high standard gastronomy and the possibility to savor the best of the local cuisines as well as the finest international delights. The fact that we were able to exceed your expectations with our excellent standards in every area that characterize our hotel is great importance to us. It is therefore very satisfying for us that you have kept us in your fondest memories and it would be wonderful to welcome you once again! Sunny Regards Stephan Sandmann
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When you go on holiday and want to relax, the DOG TAG that these hotels make you wear can be very annoying. It may help your operation efficiency in some way but to a customer, it’s simply annoying. I asked this hotel staff to tie the dog tag loosely as I hate it and can remove
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Response from sanjeewaniK2, General Manager at Club Hotel Dolphin
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Chinthaka004, your feedback is extremely valuable to us and we will utilize your response by continuing to focus on making each and every guest experience the best it can be. Some identification is necessary for each and every guest, we are currently working on a different type of wristband. We have adopted this measure to avoid difficulties in using the hotel facilities. However, we regret any inconvenience caused and as mentioned are looking already to the matter. We hope to be of service to you in the future! Sunny Regards Stephan Sandmann
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I would if I was staying there at the moment but it was September I visited
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Hi. I didnt use the spa on site. The shop on the beach (ASDA Tours) have a deal with the Spa just down the road. I paid 3000 rupee for a full body massage which lasted an hour and was excellent. Hope it helps.
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"Beach villa - Great location within the ground, quiet and spacious"
"Best view and lots of fun for couples and families"
"Choose a sea view room"
"Room 100 was perfect for us"
"We stayed in a superior room near the activity pool and the only noise we heard at night was the waves."
US$104 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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