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Kithulgala Rest House

Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #4 of 4 Kitulgala B&B and Inns
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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
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This should be a wonderful hotel. The history and the setting is fantastic. Perfect for jungle walks, white water rafting and just sitting watching the birds. The lunch buffet is quite good and the staff generally pleasant BUT so much needs to be done to return this to a wonderful hotel. I don't think the management is interested in the... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I stayed at the guesthouse for two nights and we really liked it. Our room was clean, beds done nicely, a clean bathroom and the food was great. Not buffet style as there weren't enough guests but I liked our breakfast and dinner, eastern or western style as you ordered it. Best part of it was the... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We booked this Rest House for one night and stayed on the 14th May. this is really value for money, staff friendly and helpful lunch buffet is quality and tasteful. rooms are average again worth for the rate, property needs a refurbishment but location is excellent and very quiet. Suggest to serve breakfast on the Garden with a extra pay... More

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Stopped for lunch here. Had the buffet. Large selection of dishes, well cooked and delicious. They'd run out of Pol Sambol (cocnut) but after speaking to one of the waiters, a fresh dish was prepared, and some brought to our table. Can't fault the service. Location is wonderful, over looking the river, birds flying around, this place is fantastic.

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Colombo, PR
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

Good location with lot of nature.its a paradise for the nature lovers. You will be upset if you go in the rainy season.Charges are reasonable mainly offers eastern food.excellant panaramic view from the room entrance which is really mind blowing.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This rest house, looks like the general hospital in Sri Lanka ,the price is very high and it has bad service it has bad food No swim pool you have to go faraway at least 8km to swim pool No cleaning Not much people very quiet like hospital

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Atlanta, Georgia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
50 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Stayed here one night while on a group tour with Exodus. This is the only hotel that was not very good. No AC, and it was hot. We were on the bottom floor, and the grassy area outside of the rooms overlooking the river was inviting but there was no way to lock the back door from the outside. If... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We had great hopes of staying here supposedly in a 'tranquil' riverside location, but it proved to be the opposite. Unfortunately we arrived on a Sunday and the river and shore were like a seaside resort, noisy drunken people partying all day and evening, no chance to bird-watch apart from early the next morning. The restaurant was pleasant with a... More

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Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
83 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Yes this is an older property but it's full of character and I loved it! We had a non-AC room with a patio overlooking the river. Scenery was awesome! The best place for lazy birding was actually from the restaurant where we had a bird's eye view over the river. We were too tired to go across the river and... More

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Swaffham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

As a group on a bird-watching trip we come to expect a wide range of accommodation types and conditions. Kitulgala Rest House is probably in the middle of the range. This place has a super location, overlooking the river and with access to a 'ferry' crossing for access to some interesting birding areas. The ferry is actually a dugout canoe... More

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Address: Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Sabaragamuwa Province > Kitulgala
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