Club Hotel Dolphin
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Club Hotel Dolphin Waikkal
Travel Blogs from Waikkal
... the road from the railway station lies the old Dutch fort,similar in design to many fortified towns back in Holland (see our trip to Gorrinchem last autumn ) except no windmills but did have a clock tower and lighthouse built by the British. The town is pretty unchanged with many of the old buildings having been converted over to more modern. After strolling around the streets we walked around the ramparts that were built to resist cannon but actually protected the fort ...
After an excellent breakfast we left at 9 to head north to Anuradhapura. We stopped briefl once and then for lunch in Anuradhapura. Again excellent meal, Rob says better than yesterday even. We went on after lunch to our hotel - small, only about 12 rooms. I had a swim and read. Dinner at the hotel - ok, but not as good as the lunches/previous dinners.
No pictures today.
... flavour was superb. Quite piquant and all vegetables had their
This area of Sri Lanka is mainly Christian. 70% Buddhist here, 7% Christian, 7% Islam,
Back to the hotel for a lazy afternoon – chatting to others
and a swim. Excellent dinner (more
food!). Belgian owners at the hotel and
he is a very good cook.
... great accommodation - 7 bungalows, simple but more than all you need with bathroom half outside, run by a Belgian couple! They have been here 25 years and have a beautiful location, next to the river (one crocodile has moved in recently apparently!) and a real jungle type feel (not dwelling on the snakes (cobras) and poisonous spiders etc! Wonderful swimming pool, cow (tethered) in the grounds near the pool and it is definitely our type of ...
... picture to match as stopping would mean paying for the picture which our guide wasn't prepared to put us through. It's a great drive along the coast and there are lots of small towns that you can stop in for or a night if you are on a longer trip. Entering the fort area instantly reminded me of somewhere European, perhaps somewhere like a mixture of the walled city of Dubrovnik and the Portuguese influenced Fort Kochi in India. Place aura rating - 7.5 out of 10. The fort ...