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Overview of Thambapanni Retreat

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Beach nearby
Beach nearby
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool

Thambapanni Retreat

3 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationUnawatuna Beach3 min walk
    Popular LocationJapanese Peace Pagoda17 min walk
    Popular LocationJungle Beach11 min drive
    AirportKoggala (KCT)21 min drive

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Superior Room

  • 540 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Grand Deluxe Room

  • 340 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Room

  • 380 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Classic Double Room

  • 290 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

Unawatuna

Thambapanni Retreat is located near the beach and in an area with good shopping. Galle Fort is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Unawatuna Beach and Jungle Beach. National Maritime Museum and Sea Turtle Hatchery Mahamodara are also worth visiting. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as scuba diving.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Unawatuna Beach - 3 min walk
  • Japanese Peace Pagoda - 17 min walk
  • Dalawella Beach - 8 min drive
  • Jungle Beach - 11 min drive
  • Yatagala Raja Maha Viharaya - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Midigama Railway Station - 30 min drive
  • Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 108 min drive

Restaurants

  • One Love - 3 min walk
  • The Rock - 3 min walk
  • Kingfisher - 4 min walk
  • Flamingo - 5 min walk
  • Pink elephant - 6 min walk

About this property

Thambapanni Retreat

3-star hotel, walk to Unawatuna Beach
Along with a restaurant, this hotel has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include spa services, dry cleaning and laundry facilities. All 23 rooms offer free WiFi, minibars and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find room service, rainfall showerheads and coffee makers.
Thambapanni Retreat offers 23 forms of accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Free off-site parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10:30 AM: USD 12 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa services

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Ayurvedic treatments

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free cots/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Desk
  • Laptop-compatible safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 16

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 50
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 25 (from 4 to 11 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 50
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 25 (from 4 to 11 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: USD 12 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 85 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Thambapanni Retreat Hotel Unawatuna
Thambapanni Retreat Hotel
Thambapanni Retreat Unawatuna
Thambapanni Retreat
Thambapanni Retreat Hotel
Thambapanni Retreat Unawatuna
Thambapanni Retreat Hotel Unawatuna

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Thambapanni Retreat and receive a full refund?
Yes, Thambapanni Retreat offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Thambapanni Retreat cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Thambapanni Retreat?
As of 12 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Thambapanni Retreat on 1 May 2021 start from NZ$73, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Thambapanni Retreat have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Thambapanni Retreat pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Thambapanni Retreat?
Self-parking is free at this property; nearby parking is also free.
What time is check-in at Thambapanni Retreat?
Check-in is from 2 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Thambapanni Retreat?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does Thambapanni Retreat provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs (available on request). A fee of USD 85 per vehicle applies.
Where is Thambapanni Retreat located?
Situated near the beach, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Japanese Peace Pagoda and Unawatuna Beach. Jungle Beach is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) away.

Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 18 out of 34 reviews
5 - Excellent 53%
Rating 4 - Good. 12 out of 34 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 34 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 34 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 34 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Absolutely wonderful!. Great service, all of the staff on all levels are attentive and helpful. My room was fantastic, the breakfast was wonderful, location is great. I will definitely be back and for a longer stay. Yoga in the morning made my day, the massage therapists were great. I took a tour arranged by the hotel and it was fantastic. One of the nicest places I have stayed at.
Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
A cute little hotel, made to feel special with plenty of friendly staff.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff were excellent and looked after us. Excellent food and the staff went out of their way to please us. Had an issue with my ears and one of the staff Arune came with us to the hospital to help us sort it out. I thank him for that. A lovely freindly guy. Stay here . Its perfect
Stayed 7 nights in Mar 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Book it! Don’t wait.
Love love love this hotel! Amazing location - 5 min from the beach walking- the room was stunning and super comfy. The spa was GREAT!
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2019

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