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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a place that I used to visit & stay in the since 1970. I write on my visit in May 2016. The location is beautiful & one rises in the morning in to a set from an Indiana Jones movie. The food is good but there is very little spent by the owning company for renovations & upgrade....

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Galle
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Very nice location beside the Kelany River. Room is very close to the river and very nice view. Room Facilities are average but friendly staff Food is tasty and good place to relax and rest . For a family OK

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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Nice relaxing place....In close vicinity to White water rafting as well...Food is superb....Great for an adventurous vacation....Good for both a family vacation as well for a dun trip with friends.... Affordable.... Great in quality....

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We didn't book any room since they didn't reply to any emails (None of the emails or bookings got any replies, so had to find alternatives). Anyway we took the buffet after a white water rafting session and it's really good. You can see the River on the down and it's very salubrious climate there. I would recommend the buffet....

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel is in a beautiful place. But the room not clean. The shower were a terrible experience. The water keep blocking and it was so dirty all over not hot water that it was better nit to shower there. The dinner was not good which will be an understatement. The staff at reception not polite at all. The only...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Food is nice. they have buffet for morning/ lunch and dinner. price also in mid range. clean place and staff also very helpful. one side of the restaurant is narrow to river view. this is a old establishment. but its give you much as you expected.

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Delft, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights. We were recieved friendly and in general the staff was really friendly. There is 1 person who speaks the best english and he is realy helpfull . They will give you information of contacts for rafting/hiking/what you need. We booked 3 rooms which said had AC but on arrival didn't. But due to the river...

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Sri Lanka is known for its friendly faces and hospitality, but this hotel puts that into question. Although amazingly located near the river and all its sporting venues, this hotel should be used a parking lot, not a place to sleep. The rooms were dirty and poorly maintained, with torn sheets and stained walls and insects all over. The hotel...

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colombo
Reviewed 23 August 2016

visited kitulgala rest house on 21/8 for one stay on f/b basis with my family.The food was great.the front office servic is good but the sad thing is room quality.The doors of the room is half locked .The walls of the room is rusted with algee.glasses were broken and this will give a negative feeling specially for the foreigen people.The...

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Torquay, Australia
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here recently for one night. The location is stunning, right on the Kelani River. This hotel has loads of of charm & character which makes up for the somewhat basic accommodation. It has a reasonable buffet for breakfast, lunch & dinner. The rooms are small but adequate for a short stay & have a balcony which leads to the...

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Address: Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Sabaragamuwa Province > Kitulgala
Price Range: $53 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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“Upper tier rooms may be the best”
 of 5 bubbles chirathd, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles nadinisenanayaka90, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles buddhikaw_12, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Request for ones near the lawn facing the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Nalaka2402, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Yes. Last room of the ground block close to river side with out door and indoor entrance.”
 of 5 bubbles kithsirid2016, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
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