Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Dambulla, Sri Lanka - Updated 2023

airbnb Dambulla, Sri Lanka
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The town of Dambulla is situated about 72 km (44 miles) north of Kandy and 148 km (91 miles) northeast of Colombo. Dambulla town is the home of Dambulla Cave Temple, which, over the years, has attracted many tourists to this part of Sri Lanka. Apart from the Dambulla Cave Temple, travellers also have a wide number of attractions to discover here, including the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and the Golden Buddha Temple.

Spending a night or two in Dambulla is a perfect idea if you are looking to completely explore the Cultural Triangle, which includes Sigiriya, Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa. For peaceful nights during your stay, scroll down and check out the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Dambulla, Sri Lanka.

1. Raintree Villa (from USD 30)

Come and enjoy all the calmness, serenity and tranquillity that Dambulla, Sri Lanka, has to offer by booking this lovely, two-bedroom villa, located only two minutes’ drive from the town centre. The first thing you will notice when you walk inside your new home is a spacious living room, which is furnished with a seven-seater sofa, air conditioning, cable TV and a working space for your laptop.

Both bedrooms are en-suite and equipped with comfortable queen-size beds, dressing tables and wardrobes. Other amenities worth mentioning include a secure parking space, unlimited access to the internet and an infinity swimming pool.

Raintree Villa
Dambulla, Central Province, Sri Lanka
158 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire chalet 6 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the table is set on an open patio and you can enjoy the view of her garden
the bed was comfortable with light covers and there was a/c in both rooms
the house is comfortable and has a huge balcony from where you can look at the stars
pool needed a bit of upgrading otherwise perfect
the upstairs room was huge with a king and 3 twins and still plenty of room for suitcases
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean and modern
clean and well kept
the villa was very clean and had everything we required
the house was clean and spatious
it is quiet clean and spacious
Host:
fantastic service from our host all round
the staff were friendly and welcoming
the host is nice and kind
the staff were friendly and accommodating
the staff are very attentive and kind
Location:
the location was seclusion perfection
what an absolutely beautiful location
loved the location and the garden facilities
it was in the middle of a village which was ideal for walks and exploration
totally peaceful location nice local lanes to wander around
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2. Raintree Cottage (from USD 28)

This is a romantic, one-bedroom cottage, located in a private and secure farm, only 10 minutes’ drive from the town centre of Dambulla, Sri Lanka. The first thing you will love about this accommodation is its proximity to important social amenities, such as the gym, grocery store, hotels and restaurants. Your accommodation consists of a single bedroom, a living room and a private bathroom. Other amenities worth mentioning include a two-seater kayak, a cable TV and an infinity swimming pool. The host is always happy to provide you with linen, towels and toiletries, upon request.

Raintree Cottage
105 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Earthen home 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning as well as the internet worked great
the view was spectacular and the rooms are breathtaking
great rustic room with amazing views of the mountains in the day and fireflies at night
we slept the night with a ceiling fan - it wasnt too bad since the weather improved
nice rustic room overlooking beautiful jungle and mountain views
Cleanliness:
everything was also very clean and nicely presented
the whole place is well maintained and very clean
the place is very basic but very clean
i walked barefoot and my feet were clean
the cottage was perfect for the two of us and although basic was clean and well presented
Host:
our host was great
the staff were super helpful
our host was very friendly
the care taker was very quirky
sue was an amazing host along with her staff
Location:
it's like a paradise location
it seemed like a close knit family
very good place in the forest close to dambulla
lovely place situated right in the middle of a large 14-acre space
the location is quiet and peaceful great for star-watching
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3. Oasis Tourist Family Resort (from USD 10)

Oasis Tourist Family Resort is a luxurious vacation home, located in a very friendly neighbourhood in Dambulla, Sri Lanka. By securing this accommodation, you will have placed yourself in one of the best locations in Dambulla, where you will be able to easily access major social amenities, such as shops, restaurants and boutiques. The accommodation consists of a living room, a bedroom and a private bathroom. The bedroom has a comfy double bed, a dressing table and a mirror.

As for your entertainment purposes, you will have access to the lounge, where you will be able to enjoy your favourite program, as you rest on the comfortable sofa. Ample parking space is also available on the premises.

Oasis Tourist Family Resort
60 reviews  Wifi Available
Room in hotel 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was quite dark and hot even with a fan
they nicely offered to use the a/c in the room at the warmest hours of the day
we had delicious dinner and breakfast
we had dinner and breakfast both of which were brilliant
absolutely satisfied good wifi clean and confortable good food and super helpfull staff
Cleanliness:
bedroom was clean and comfortable
everything was very clean and looked exactly like the pictures
the room and bathroom were extremely clean and a welcome cup of tea was a nice touch
the food was great and the accommodation clean and cosy
the room was comfortable and clean
Host:
the owner is a very nice old man
very nice place and very nice host
the host and his wife are fantastic and make sure you have everything you need
the hosts are full of great local information
best host i had in sri lanka after travelling for 3 weeks
Location:
great place to stay close to the golden cave
highly recommended great location 5 minutes walk from the temple
it is a short walk from the house to the main tourist attraction - buddhist caves
if i were to return to dambulla i would return without any doubt to this magnificent place
otherwise dambulla has not much to offer going to sigiriya/ pidurangala is easy by bus
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4. Vihanga Village (from USD 30)

After a tiring day exploring the beautiful town of Dambulla, you should consider booking this lovely accommodation, located only 10 minutes’ drive from the town centre. The first thing you will love about this accommodation is the fact that it is located in a very peaceful and quiet neighbourhood, guaranteeing you a peaceful night’s rest. Given its spacious nature, this accommodation can host up to eight guests in its four bedrooms, each furnished with a double bed, a closet and a dressing table.

You will also have access to the private living room, equipped with a large-screen TV to maximize your comfort. This accommodation is highly recommended for couples, solo adventurers and families.

Vihanga Village
Dambulla, Central Province, Sri Lanka
45 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 6 Beds 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the outdoor bathrooms are so cool and the wi-fi worked super well
the rooms and bathrooms are beautiful and nestled in nature
great local breakfasts to with roti and dahl curry
the best thing about this place is the bathroom you feel like you are showering in the woods
Cleanliness:
large family room clean airy with fresh linen and mosquito nets
Host:
she was even kind enough to share recipes had the best time there
beautiful place with very friendly host
the host was really friendly and made us fantastic breakfast and dinner
arrived late in the afternoon hosts were very welcoming
good cuisine and welcoming hosts
Location:
vihanga village was a perfect place to escape to after exploring dumbulla and sigiriya
very interesting place with tons of nice touches
loved the quite secluded location of the place it's conveniently marked on g maps
just behind the main road vihanga village is a based in a very quiet and beautiful setting
the couple running the place where very sweet and helpful
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5. Dambulla Girilena Resort (from USD 12)

Come and unwind in this luxurious resort during your stay in Dambulla, Sri Lanka. This accommodation is highly recommended because of its proximity to various attractions, including the Dambulla Cave Temple, the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and the golden Buddha Temple. If you book this accommodation you will have access to the full house, which consists of two bedrooms, a living room and a kitchen space.

Each of the bedrooms is spacious and furnished with a double bed, a dressing table and a working space for your laptop. Guests are always welcome to prepare their favourite meals in the kitchen, which is fully equipped with a microwave, toaster, fridge, a cooktop and utensils. Ample parking space is also available.

Dambulla Girilena Resort
22 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfast was stunning
the smart and well-furnished accommodation is spotless with good air conditioning and shower room
there was a mosquito net over the bed very useful
Cleanliness:
the space was perfectly clean and modern
the place is very clean and has a comfy bed
Host:
janaka was a perfect host
our host was very helpful and he is a great cook
friendly host completed the experience and made for a great stay
ask the staff any issues -- they are quite helpful
Location:
very good location within walking distance of the cave temple
janaka has very well appointed rooms in a quiet location near the temple caves
a great place to stay
good place to stay very near to attractions host serves breakfast overall good experience
great location for visiting the cave temples and a quick tuk-tuk ride into town for dinner
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6. Green House Home Stay (from USD 31)

At an affordable price, you can secure this lovely, two-bedroom apartment, located only 20 minutes’ drive from the town centre of Dambulla, Sri Lanka. This accommodation is recommended to travellers who are looking to explore the most famous attractions that can be found in Dambulla, including the Dambulla Cave Temple, the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and the Golden Buddha Temple.

Your accommodation consists of two rooms, each furnished with comfortable beds, air conditioning and a cable TV. You will also have access to your own private bathroom, which has a walk-in shower, a bath and a water closet. Towels, linen and toiletries are also provided by the host.

Green House Resort
Dambulla, Central Province, Sri Lanka
9 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in resort 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place has a beautiful garden and we were lucky to have two comfortable king sized beds
the room was really nicely presented with huge beds
Cleanliness:
simple but clean and functional good food
Host:
supun was very kind and nice host
supun is very helpful kind and extremely fast responding
Location:
the place is good to stay
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7. Room right in front of the Golden Buddha Temple

Welcome to Dambulla, Sri Lanka. While you are here, you might as well book this comfortable accommodation, located only 50 meters (164 feet) from the Golden Buddha Temple. Due to its spacious nature, this accommodation is highly recommended for couples and solo travellers. Your new home consists of a single bedroom, a private bathroom and a balcony that will award you with stunning views of the Golden Buddha Temple.

As for your entertainment, you can always go to the shared common room, where you will find comfortable sofas and a cable TV. Linen, towels and toiletries are also provided by the host.

Balcony Room right in front of Golden Temple
Dambulla, North Central Province, Sri Lanka
84 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
no ac but the fan worked well and made a good temperature in the room
the room is basic with a fan and a private bathroom with hot water
quite cozy and comfortable hot water and fan
living with christina was very pleasant we were in good facilities
we stayed in the luxury room which was comfortable and had a hot shower and a fan
Cleanliness:
perfect place really clean and peacfull
the room is clean and cozy
the room is clean and comfortable
and the room is clean and the hot shower is running well
the room was clean and we had everything we needed
Host:
host was extremely helpful
host was friendly and warm
another staffs are also kind and helpful
christiane is a nice host
the host christiane is friendly and kind
Location:
ane the location is very good
great location easy to find
location is good and quiet near the caves
location was great for the golden temple
christiane's place is in a brilliant location literally 2 mins away from the cave temples
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8. A peaceful studio in a great location

Come and experience all the charms that Dambulla, Sri Lanka, has to offer as you book this lovely accommodation, located only 50 meters (164 feet) from the Golden Buddha Temple. Apart from being close to this historic site, you will also be close to the town centre, where you will be able to access major social amenities, such as bars, restaurants and cafes.

Your booked apartment is a spacious studio furnished with a king-size bed, cable TV and air conditioning. Guests can prepare their own meals in the kitchenette, which is fully equipped with a microwave, an oven, a cooktop and utensils. Linen and toiletries are also provided by the host.

Oasis - Studio in great location
Dambulla, Central Province, Sri Lanka
38 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it came with a mosquito net and fan
nice room and relatively cool even without a/c
Cleanliness:
the studio is really nice big and clean quiet
it was clean basic and a great price
room was nice and clean
the room was very clean
the room was clean with a mosquito net
Host:
host is a lovely family
the owner super cool
they were very kind
she is kind and give you tips around there
christiane was friendly as her husband and the staff
Location:
dambulla is great location for going around
nice room in walking distance of the rock temple
great location for the cave temples
curry shop next to golden buddha is interesting you would enjoy with it
perfect place to visit the temple it is just a few meter away across the road
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9. A bright and cosy apartment

Christiane welcomes you to spend a night or more in her bright and colourful apartment, located only five minutes’ drive from the trade centre of Dambulla, Sri Lanka. The first thing you will love about this accommodation is its proximity to the local social amenities, such as bars, restaurants, cafes and hotels. Inside your new home, you should expect to find a living room, which is fully furnished with comfortable sofas, a coffee table and air conditioning.

As for your sleeping arrangements, you have a comfy double bed and a dressing table in the bedroom. Ample parking space is also available, upon request.

Pink Room - with extra long bed!
41 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

10. Sun and Green Eco Lodge

As you’re planning your vacation to Dambulla, Sri Lanka, you should secure this charming apartment, located between the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and the Rock Temple Dambulla. Apart from being close to these UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you will also be close to the best social amenities you can find in Dambulla, including bars, restaurants and boutiques.

Your booked space consists of a single bedroom furnished with a cable TV, a closet, a dressing table, an armchair and air conditioning. You will also have access to your own private bathroom, which has a bath, a sink and a water closet. Guests are always welcome to the shared lounge area, where they can have their meals as they interact with other guests.

Sun and Green Eco Lodge Double Room Sigiriya end
Dambulla, Central Province, Sri Lanka
31 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room itself was clean and comfortable with aircon and a mosquito net over the bed
Cleanliness:
quiet place clean comfortable
sheets were clean and towels were provided
very cozy and clean place
very close to all the attractions of the cultural triangle it offers a fantastic and clean swimming pool
Host:
neal is a great host
neil is an excellent host
neil and his family are wonderful hosts and we recommend staying at his house
he is careful and his advices are very helpful
delicious breakfast and polite host with his family
Location:
close to some delicious local food too
the room was nice & the location was good with buses stopping right out the front
neil's place is a nice value for money place near many of the places to see around dambulla
neil's place was good for the price
it is a perfect place to relax after a day of hiking
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Whether you are here for fun or business, you are guaranteed to find accommodation which will best suit your needs. Check them out, book one and get ready to experience world-class service.

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