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Kithulgala Rest House

Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Booked 2 rooms for our 4family members, first day lunch , they prepared sri lankan food + Chinese menus.Had an Awesome Sunday lunch buffet.Nice mountain and river view. Rooms were fully air conditioned and clean. Highly recommend this place....

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Aldeburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

A stunning location overlooking the river. Easy access to the rainforest and its special birdlife on the opposite bank of the river. Staff very welcoming and food excellent. The hotel grounds are well maintained and attract a variety of interesting birds. Rooms are spacious with views of the river from the patio doors. Decor in rooms though could do with... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

A part of The world famous 1950's movie was filmed here. The then superstars happened to stay in this remarkable place. Photo's can still be seen. River bathing, White water rafting can be done along the river

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Lincolnshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

My wife & I stayed at Kitulgala Rest House for 2 nights in Feb15 as part of our 3 week Cultural,Birding & Wildlife tour through A Baur Travel. We were apprehensive about the accommodation due to previous reviews but wanted to stay in Kitulgala for the birding and scenery. A Baur advised us the KRH was the best located though... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The location by the river is great but the hotel is well over priced for the quality of the rooms. The food is fine but again overpriced for the quality. We paid just over LKR10,000 for a room with no AC, dinner and breakfast and were told that the room rate would have been double what we paid if we... More 

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