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Kithulgala Rest House

, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Windhoek, Namibia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

arguably located at the most attractive location of kithul gala amazing view and good food, rooms are clean and tidy we have done rafting which is amazing the staffs are friendly its good for team building activities cooperate trips or day visit

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here as part of an organised tour with Exodus. While our tour leader was staying in one of the air conditioned rooms, the rest of us were in the lower corridor where there is no air con. The first room we were allocated (15) stank like a public toilet, and there was no mesh over the open slats... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was okay for one or two nights. It's right by the river and close to the rafting companies and the main road. The rooms are a good size and I would recommend the ones with air-conditioning as they are set back a little more from the river. The room could do with some modernising and a lick of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed in this guesthouse as part of a tour. The location is beautiful and the staff were very helpful, especially the manager. There was a power blackout while we were there and the generator had apparently broken down, the manager was doing his best to get it fixed and was very apologetic. The room I was allotted really... More 

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Wivelsfield Green
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situation is beautiful right by the river and looking out into rainforest. Fairly pricey compared to other places we stayed in Sri Lanka but it does look kind of grand as you walk in. Rooms spacious and had hot water. We had a non-A/C room but that was fine - large ceiling fan. Fairly cool in this region anyway in... More 

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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Kithulgala River is the Most famous river in Srilanka for Rafting. And the Rest house is managing by the Government. So the prices are much reasonable. Where the Rest located is a good Place to get in to the river. But I'm not Satisfied on their food as I ordered a Carbonara and to be honest that was the most... More 

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Bristol, England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The reception was fairly brisk, as was the handing out of menus (the wrong menus). After that everything went at a snails pace. It took 30 minutes for some insipid mushroom soup to be served. Despite being very hungry I couldn't bring myself to finish it. And just to round off the quality the only bread they could muster was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This hotel is in a great location, looking over the river and it has the bones of being a grand old property, but the rooms are in need of a refurbishment. My room opened out onto the grounds and caught the afternoon sun, which was really pleasant, but the mattress was a bit lumpy and the lighting in the room... More 

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Genoa, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Our expectations were low and they remained low, by our three rooms we stayed in for one night. The rooms really need refurbishing; stained furniture, dirty walls, disgusting moldy grout in the bathrooms, shower curtains that need to be changed and shower heads that didn't work. Bottle water was free at all hotels we stayed at, but not here. Of... More 

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Cairns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

A beautiful location with a garden full of birds. The hotel itself is a tired Dame who needs some tender loving care and overpriced compared to other parts of Sri Lanka. The staff were very friendly and the food good. A suggestion would be to have garden furniture in the grounds so guests can enjoy the vista instead of having... More 

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