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Plantation Hotel

250, Kalukohutenna, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    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 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 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a stopover from Colombo to Central region on a bird watching tour this was a good location for birding in the kitulgala rainforest (a short walk over the bridge from hotel), clean but basic rooms with good supply of hot water, no pool as it was under repairs when we stayed. Food average fare for reasonable prices. We booked... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

stayed at this hotel for just one night in November 2014, a lovely room (number 9) one of three very large new rooms with a huge shared balcony overlooking the river. Some of the rooms are very close to reception and are very compact. Very busy during the day but peaceful at night, food was ok, but lots of steps... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

location awesome on the banks of the river food pathetic and extremely costly rooms neat and clean wash rooms old style a bit dirty for some reason they charge service tax and all other taxes don know why didn have to pay any such all over sri lanka staff friendly proprety not maintained well Advise :- well its just a... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We stopped here for lunch and chill out time on the way back to Kalutara from our two day trip to Kandy and the hill country. Service was fast and the people were lovely, food delicious and very reasonably priced. The best thing about this restaurant, which is also a hotel, was the location on the river, there were kingfishers,... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Quirky decor and basic rooms here. Lovely views from the restaurant and pool but there are lots of stairs to climb and sometimes slippery dimly lit paths to climb down the river bank. Lunchtime is very busy since this is a stopping off point for many groups. This is a great location for white water rafting since our raft pulled... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Plantation Hotel, Kitulgala is right on the edge of the Kitulgala Forest Reserve and perched on the banks of the Kelani riverIt is as the saying goes " the place " to break your journey when travelling on the Nuwara Eliya - Hatton Road. We were in fact travelling from Kandy to Colombo and had reservation at the Plantation Hootel.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for one night on 25th march. The property is located by the river and the view from the restaurant is lovely. Its a cosy place. Staff is attentive and friendly. We had the breakfast here, it was good. The room was clean and cosy. The bathroom could have been much better. It was fairly... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The setting by the side of the river is gorgeous, the rooms are pot luck. We were the lucky ones and got one of three large rooms with character, which also share a huge balcony overlooking the river. Food was luck of the draw, sometimes it came fairly quickly but on our departure day I ordered an omelette an hour... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

We stopped for a late lunch at around 3pm and were told that we had to have the rice and curry buffett. It had clearly been sitting out uncovered for hours, everything was stone cold and there were loads of files. When we told the staff they offered a very half hearted apology, but did nothing but laugh awkwardly, which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for one day on our birding trip of Sri Lanka inJanuary. Frankly, I am surprised at some of the negative reviews in this site. I, for one was really impressed by the place. Apart from some really exquisite vintage cars including Porsche design tractor, the design, furniture and the general atmosphere impressed one with a... More 

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Address: 250, Kalukohutenna, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Sabaragamuwa Province > Kitulgala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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