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Thambapanni Retreat

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Beach nearby
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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool

Overview of Thambapanni Retreat

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 Beach4 min walk
  • Popular LocationJapanese Peace Pagoda14 min drive
  • AirportKoggala (KCT)19 min drive
  • Popular LocationKabalana Beach19 min drive

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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 - 4 min walk
  • Sahana Beach - 10 min drive
  • Jungle Beach - 12 min drive
  • Japanese Peace Pagoda - 14 min drive
  • Kabalana Beach - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • Midigama Railway Station - 28 min drive

Restaurants

  • One Love - 4 min walk
  • The Rock - 4 min walk
  • Kingfisher - 5 min walk
  • Flamingo - 6 min walk
  • Pink elephant - 7 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)

Check-in

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

Safety measures

Gives staff 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)
  • 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

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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

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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
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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