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Royal Tourist Lodge

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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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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the double room with balcony May 10-13. It was spacious and super clean. We enjoyed taking delicious home cooked meals on the balcony with a view of the neighborhood. The hospitality was superb, like family. Also the hotel connected us with Fazeel, tuk driver whose kind, trustworthy, and expert tour guide services we used for 3 days.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The Royal Tourist Lodge is a beautiful house with a lovely well-kept garden and is hostet by a charming and pleasant family. We stayed four nights in a big spotlessly clean room on the first floor. Very well furnished, comfortable bed with good quality llnen and good air con. Can recommend the tasty home-made Sri Lanka dinners which are served... More 

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London
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Great location, peaceful residential area with a short walk down the hill to the lake and a 30 minute walk to the Temple Of The Tooth. Owners arranged a Tuk Tuk driver for a day,who spoke very good english so we did a lot in one day.Breakfast is served in their lovely garden. If you want cooking lessons they can... More 

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This is a well run small family hotel. The owners Razic and Nasli are very friendly and when helping their guests nothing is too much trouble. They have good contacts in the local area and can give excellent advice as to places to visit and good people to take you there. Their advice is sound and they make sure you... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Beautiful guest house with a lovely garden. Owners were friendly and attentive without being intrusive. Room was very good, spacious, comfortable and with a fridge! Good bathroom with both bath and shower and lots of hot water. Lovely patio area where we had a lovely breakfast and home cooked rice and curry dinner. The only down side is the noise... More 

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Varna, Bulgaria
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

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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117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

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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12 helpful votes 12 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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London
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35 helpful votes 35 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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