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Avinka Holiday Home
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 19 August 2013

This was by far one of the best guesthouses I stayed at in Sri Lanka. The owner is lovely and extremely eager to help. Her husband and her even drove me to the town and bus stop when I was making a day trip to Sigiriya. The rooms are clean and big; for the price it is a great deal! I stayed here in June 2013, and I asked if breakfast was included...I'm not sure if she makes breakfast for everyone. The potatoe curry and side dishes were amazing. She even made me dinner for me one night because all the restaurants were closed. This is a family run business and they really care about their guests!

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Reviewed 19 August 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights. Rooms are big, clean and very nicely built. The bed is lovely and the shower hot! The owners are very friendly and helpful and the neighbours in that area very nice. It is great to see the temple in Dambulla (it is right next door) and is just a short walk from the bus station to take the bus to see Sigiriya. Really recommend this place.

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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 11 August 2013 via mobile

We stayed only one night here, wish it could have been longer! Very friendly family, clean and big room, nice location close to the temple. And, best bed ever, we slept like babies! Would highly recommend this place to everybody, if they would serve breakfast it would be even more perfect!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 August 2013

We went here after a recommendation and loved it!! The owner is very sweet and brings us tea often, and the rooms are spacious and clean. Very close to dambulla cave temple. We paid R2000 a night for an ensuite double room.

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Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed 8 August 2013

We STRONGLY recommend Avinka because we enjoyed a lot our stay there. We arrived to Dambulla just for one night and after few hours in Avinka, we decided to stay 3 nights in total. There are 3 rooms but the owners are planning to build 3 more. The price was cheap for its great value. Everything was really clean and the food (Lankan breakfast) was delicious. The family who runs Avinka is very lovely. We wish them good luck and hope to see them again soon :)

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Avinka Holiday Home
Address: No. 186 Kandy Road, Dambulla, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 58 Speciality Lodging in Dambulla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This is situated by the Kandy- Dambulla road,(A9)around 300 meters approximity,close to Dedicated Economic Center. Waking distance,towards cave temple from dambulla main bus station. The first holiday homeAvinka at your left from the bus station towads the cave temple. ... more   less 
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