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Royal Tourist Lodge

No.201 | Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #8 of 88 Specialty lodging in Kandy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Hyderabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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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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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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

Tywyn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

My sister and I spent two nights here in March 2014. We enjoyed a warm welcome from Razik and his wife Nasil who were very helpful. The room was clean and comfortable (crisp white sheets) and a great shower.The location is excellent with a panoramic view from the veranda and pretty birdsong in the mornings. The food was excellent and... More

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

Thanks for the lovely review.We were happy in hosting the 2 sisters. More

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Our stay in Royal Tourist Lodge was excellent. Friendly, caring hosts who were attentive to our needs and assisted with all aspects of our stay. The rooms are well laid out with a comfy bed and great patio/garden area. The food was tremendous and we couldn't have asked for a nicer stay. Highly recommended! Duane and Sarah

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Address: No.201 | Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
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Royal Tourist Lodge is meant for a quiet escape from the hustle and noise of the ever changing city life. From the picturesque and attractive environment to the variety of ranging cuisine, Royal Tourist Lodge brings you ever closer to a peaceful relaxed Sri Lankan lifestyle. ROYAL TOURIST LODGE is situated about 1 kilometer away and 15 minutes walk round the lake to the city. The guest house is completely away from all sound and air pollution. There are large modern comfortable rooms (Newly Refurbished with Air Conditioning, TV and Mini Bar) with attached toilets, hot water and sit out facing lush lawn, beautiful garden and greenery. Excellent environment for relaxation. Besides the guests will enjoy Sri Lankan family hospitality. Guests are advised not to come with drivers as we do not provide drivers accommodation. However cheap accommodation for drivers could be arranged. Shortest approach is from Rajapihilla Terrace. ... more   less 
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