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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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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 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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33 helpful votes 33 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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25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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16 helpful votes 16 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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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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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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Munich, Germany
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We stayed with Mr and Mrs Razik last january. The lodge itself is a little gem, a tranquil haven in busy Kandy, tastefully decorated, quiet location, nice views and worth every extra Dollar you might pay compared to other places. The spacious rooms are very clean and with a beautiful terrace. Only a few rooms in the big house are... More 

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Bristol
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stayed at Royal Tourist lodge for 2 nights on our 'flash packing' tour of Sri Lanka. We couldn't have wished for a better host in Razik - who helped us sort out Tuk Tuks to explore the surrounding area and was so helpful in his tips - definitely visit the temple in the evening if you can! Sitting out... More 

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Edinburgh
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We stayed here for one night as we travelled around Sri Lanka. We were welcomed with a friendly reception. The room was great, large with a modern bathroom, a door leading out to the verandah and garden. The room had A/C, a fridge with bottles of coke/sprite you could have for a small price, wifi in the room. It is... More 

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

Thanks for your lovely review.It is a pity your stay was veru short and we could not make you two happier. More 

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Address: No.201 | Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
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Number of rooms: 5
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