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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The BEST experience I have had in a very long time.. The idea of sleeping on a 5 stars boat that has 2 rooms only (we were alone on the boat, it felt like we owned it which was perfect), and cruising through our meal to enjoy the EXTREMELY romantic views (Bentota River) , the delicious food , the friendly... More 

Thank Shahd89
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful and unique experience. Captain awesome. But there are things we never expected: There is no inter NET 😔 The hotel is old and in many insects. 🐜🐝🕷 The boat moves only once a day for three hours. The air conditioning does not work well and we had to switch it off and it was quite hot The food is... More 

1 Thank abdulrahman A
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Very cool. No internet,no TV, just the two of us and the crew. Yea, the "3 hour cruise" that comes with each day was really more of a 2+ hour cruise with the last 30 minutes being verrrrrrry slow so as to stretch it out. Food was great, crew was great, bed very comfy and facilities very nice. Is it... More 

Thank Z1155SFjohnm
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

I took my husband here for his birthday surprise and it was an amazing experience. Food was great so were the staff. There are only 02rooms and the 02 days we were there we had the boat to ourselves. Do take the morning boat cruise as its beautiful to have breakfast on the boat.

Thank Roshie31
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77 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

It was an amazing experience being in this floating hotel such a great atmosphere,ambiance,high quality service, friendly butlers and captain , the morning two hours and a half tour in the river and the customisee breakfast served while crusing was very good and the dinner under the stars was more than amazing .. It is just perfect .. and would... More 

1 Thank Latifaalthawadi
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Absolutely amazing!. we spent the most beautiful time there. It was secluded, quiet and romantic. The houseboat was extremely silent even when cruising. And they cooked us the most delicious food everrrr. It did take them quiet a while but that was ok since they had mentioned that earlier. Early morning and evening you can hear the Buddhists praying in... More 

1 Thank Sara M
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Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

My wife and I visted Yathra by Jetwing for our anniversary (Oct 2014) and we were glad that we chose this place to celebrate. It was a unique experience and the service provided by the staff was amazing. The Captain was friendly and was happy to explained everything during the cruise. Thank you team Yathra.

1 Thank Anjula S
Doha, Qatar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Yaathra was nothing short of magnificent. And when I say that it ticked all our boxes of what we were looking for and more. Not only was the location superb, literally anchored in the Bentota Lake, but everything else was special. Our room was a one of two the boathouse has and it had all the mod coms plus great... More 

2 Thank Carmeline
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

It's 5 star comfort in a operational house boat. The boat has two Air-conditioned bed rooms. Rooms are meant only for two persons as they are rather small but very well equipped. Two rooms in the boat. (Accommodation for a third person can be made with prior arrangement with the management.) Even thought about an Umbrella and a torch inside... More 

1 Thank acmemc

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Additional Information about Yathra by Jetwing

Address: 449/1, Elpitiya Road | Dedduwa, Haburugala, Bentota, Sri Lanka (Formerly Shirim New Age Resort)
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota
Price Range: $317 - $369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Yathra by Jetwing 3*
Number of rooms: 2
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“A little difficult to find but well worth the effort. You should look for the jetwing boat house instead of looking for yathra.”
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  • tub with a view
  • balcony closed
  • room balcony with a view
 of 5 bubbles 620SaraM, 30 Dec 2015 | Read review
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