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Rafters Retreat

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

It's just next to the river with easy access to the river. The entire setting is in tune with nature. Rooms are half open and small but neat and clean. The food was very good, not a big range though. People are very friendly and kids love it. The cabanas are distant apart and on rainy days you can expect...

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Abuja, Abuja Capital Territory, Nigeria
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Gave us a good welcome to the place though the girl was in the office was abit highty flighty, the guy was really pleasent and helpful. Had an absolutely amazing rafting journey with well experienced guide(got to know bit because i spoke with them for their previous incidents). The food they served us was super delicious. Mr Channa (Manager) was...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The food was overpriced but tasty. It was repetitive for vegetarians. The room overlooked the Kelani river - so the view was excellent, but the room was basic. The manager was very sweet but could not help us when we wanted to go bird watching. It is a pretty place with friendly people.

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Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 February 2017

eco lodge in beautiful location in rainforest environs. room = basic, but clean, comfortable and contains everything you need for a night's stay: kitchen serves appetizing food and drink choices AND wonderful, friendly, accommodating staff attend to any needs... delightful!!

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

The room we had was overlooking the river and the view was fantastic! It felt like you where miles from anything in the world and was so peaceful. The staff where awesome; rafting was sooo much fun! I can't advice this place any more and don't think in need to write anything more then, you want to go rafting; this...

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1Thank Rob N
St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing location right on the river, but its definitely for those who seek a sense of adventure...as accommodation is basic...so be prepared! Its run by a limited number of people, so its hard to find a manager when needed... security is very lapse, but the owners are friendly when u do see them!.... But the free white water rapids rafting...

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1Thank Lovingitall22
England
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The rafting was lots of fun. The guides were great and taught us the basics of whitewater rafting. We left at 7am and were on the river for 90mins. The hotel is rustic, so be prepared. Bring bug spray. The cabins have three walls. The other side is open to the river. Beautiful but loud. Our bathrooms were open to...

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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Initially when I stepped into the gates I was sure I am going to have a fun staying here. This place is where I wanted to stay and enjoy my much awaited water sports. This place is so scenic that you will feel like staying here and enjoy the rainforest keep listening to flowing river and sip a hot coffee...

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

This is an ancestral home that has been converted into a sort of camp for small villas overlooking the river. The electricity is only on certain hours, which I wasn't told, so had to shower in the dark, but what a life experience! Open design, no windows, pull up the blinds and there is the rushing river. Love the concept!...

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Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife stayed here for two nights in one of the rooms/bungalows with a double bed. The bungalow was right next to the river with rapids so during night it was quite a buzzy noise. It took me a night but then I got used to it, even though I'm a light sleeper. We had breakfast and dinner...

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Address: Hilland Group, Kitulgala 71720, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Sabaragamuwa Province > Kitulgala
Price Range: $79 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Ask to be closer to the main pavilion - when it gets dark it's hard to see.”
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“Be sure you are a out and out nature lover.”
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“Nice place in Sri Lanka.”
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dilinik2017, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are facing the river and a part of the nature in every signle way starting from the entrance to the wash rooms.”
dharshaniew, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
“please do not go to this place”
yeshkio, 24 Jul 2015 | Read review
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