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Royal Tourist Lodge

No.201 | Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Varna, Bulgaria
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63 reviews 63 reviews
22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The place offers absolute peace and quiet, which has nothing to do with the centre of Kandy. The triple room is spacious and comfortable, we had no mosquitos inside. The hosts are intelligent and friendly peopleq welcomed and helped us in every possible way.

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zoe17
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was good-sized and the bathroom was conveniently laid out. The AC worked well. The room was a bit humid and had a bit of a musty smell, however. The sheets were of the type Westerners are used to, not the small sheets that many Sri Lanka B&Bs feature, which was a welcome change. The garden was very pretty,... More 

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Fort Cochin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Razik and Nasli made us feel very welcome in their guesthouse for our three days there.The room was spotless and the a/c worked efficiently.Nasli cooked a wonderful Sri Lankan curry and we enjoyed that and our breakfast on the veranda. Lots of helpful tips and when I mentioned the cricket one day international at nearby Palekelle stadium,Razik very kindly drove... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at the Royal Tourist Lodge in Kandy City. This was one of our favourite stays in Sri Lanka. The location of the guesthouse is fantastic, close enough to the city, but far enough away from the hustle and bustle. The staff at the Royal Tourist Lodge were amazing and incredibly accommodating. The owners daughter (who was... More 

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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We had a great 3 nights in Kandy. Guesthouse was very clean and comfy and room/bathroom was excellent! The owners were very helpful and the two organised day trips (Pinnewala, Botanical Gardens etc and Sigirya) were great in their car and driver was excellent. Both were good value at 40USD and 65USD. Breakfast was fine but was made better by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stayed 3 nights in this lodge and it was confortable. We took a tuk-tuk to reach the city centre (5 minutes- 250 rp). Rooms are clean and breakfast in the garden was a very relaxing moment. Good internet connection. Nice place to stay!

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Razik M, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ilse & Lovely family, We read some very good reviews of my place from you.While thanking you very much for your efforts it was a pity your family stay with us was very short limited to just a day but the memories are still very fresh in our minds and we enjoyed every moment of the chat we had... More 

Hyderabad, India
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This really is just a B&B. We booked a room with the balcony and it was very spacious. The view from the balcony was also great! The breakfast was decent - eggs, tea & fruits. They don;t have any room service / restaurants, so you need to tell them in advance if you need lunch / dinner. The wifi in... More 

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Razik, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

I am happy to note you liked our place and enjoyed staying with us. Razik & Nasli More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Warning! Be aware that after a nice welcoming and a couple of smiles, you will be robbed by the owners. Do not book this guest house especially during Kandy festival. We paid 120$ (without taxes) per night with breakfast included. We thought that we would get a good service for the cost of a 4 stars hotel but it was... More 

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Razik M, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

The guest should have been aware during the festival season in Kandy the hotel rates are more than doubled and it is difficult to get even a bunk bed for 30 $.I only arrange tuk tuk on request and and it is not by business to negotiate prices. Most hotels serve breakfast only after 7 am.Still to oblige breakfast was... More 

Hamburg, Germany
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We stayed here for 2 Days and the host is really nice. he puts a lot of effort in his hotel with its beautiful garden. They gave us good tips for visits and where very kind.also the breakfast was very nice. we could choose between sri lankan and western style. highly recommended

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Sligo, Ireland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stayed 4 nights with Razik and his charming family. The guesthouse is a tranquil haven surrounded by a lovely garden above the bustle of Kandy town. The food was the best we had in Sri Lanka. Razik's wife is a most accomplished director of operations and runs a slick but chilled operation. We ate in a number of expensive... More 

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Address: No.201 | Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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