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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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Thank Jimmel
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Okay so the location is great with steps down to the river and the grounds at the back are lovely however that's where the good bits end: Approaching the run down building is a let down in itself then you're taken to your rooms through a long corridor that smells of mouldy and urine due to the toilets being ventilated...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Excellent location. Best rooms are located near the lawn, facing the river. What a soothing view! Restaurant is average. You could go for a river bath but be careful. Hotel is conveniently located for activities such as trekking, white water rafting, wild life watching, etc.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 24 July 2016

WOW. Cool experience at a room over looking the river. No disturbances, well cooked food. Friendly staff. Always worried about child safety :) thanks for that Mr. Lasantha. Lot more to see in walking distance. Specially Kelani River. Thank for everything.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

It's location is epic, but its dilapidated and run down. Staff are consistently unwelcoming. We stop there often on route to Nuwara Eliya and have never had a good experience. Suck a pity because the place could be really speak landis to location and scenery.

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Additional Information about Kithulgala Rest House

Address: Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Sabaragamuwa Province > Kitulgala
Price Range: $52 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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“Air-conditioned rooms are supposed to be a bit better than non air-con.”
 of 5 bubbles carolh533, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avoid at all costs”
 of 5 bubbles SwanseaLewis, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upper tier rooms may be the best”
 of 5 bubbles chirathd, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“find rooms with river view”
 of 5 bubbles nadinisenanayaka90, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“go for rooms in the new wing”
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  • broken door lock
 of 5 bubbles buddhikaw_12, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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