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Plantation Hotel

250, Kalukohutenna, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Kitulgala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015
Madhawa_h Colombo, 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not clean (room, lobby) dirty towels, couldn't have an other towel for the swimmingpool staff not friendly, rude, one was hawking on the floor the whole area wasn't well maintained not worth more than €40 per night we saw mouses in the restaurant

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Only had lunch after a white water rafting. Lunch was good. there were may varieties to choose. A external look of the hotel is beautiful. The look of the restaurant is also astonishing. There re many antiques presented inside the hotel. Hotel has a car museum with various old cars.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

If your objective is white water rafting and need a place just to shuttle between then this is ok. The prices are reasonable but the food needs huge improvement even for the price offered. I suggest go only for room and ala cart. Definitely not buffet. They got a pool too. Honestly a nice place right beside the river but... More 

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Basic hotel but there is a Porsche tractor on display! The hotel is right by the river so make sure you have insect repellent on at all times. What the hotel lacks in facilities it more than makes up for it with its character and relics. The bathrooms could do with updating but the bed was comfortable and the room... More 

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bangalore, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

what stays with you is the place itself, plantation style, nicely presented rooms, verandah overlooking the Kelani river, a delicate collection of antique cars, free wifi..... what doesn't is the inconsistent staff, terrible, terrible, absolutely terrible food, difficulty to get decent information from this place, inability to get regular running water, phones not working.... just that such a fab location... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had a lovely room with huge shared balcony overlooking the river. Ideal location for bird watching in the surrounding forest. We do not recommend hotel guests having lunch in the hotel as it is dedicated to tour parties and our attempts to get service were ignored. We stayed half board but felt like second class citizens when we were... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This hotel is ideally placed for access to the Kitali NP and its attendant birdlife, which was our main reason for staying here. It is also a popular lunch stop for those who have been rafting or simply passing through on a coach trip, and this is one of its major weaknesses. It was plain after a couple of days... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

we busted this place for lunch on our way back from nuwara eliya. The restaurant was located next to kelani river with a nice view. There were lots of foreigners and looks like the place is quite popular among them. The food prices are expenses ( from a locals perspective) however is clean. There is a auto measeum but the... More 

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Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Our guide took us to this hotel for the water rafting .. the boys of the water rafting took us for a memorable adventure, then we had lunch in the restaurant the view form the restaurant is un matchable. although the service was slow ..this hotel is own by a very famous family they had all their antic furniture's, ornaments,... More 

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Barcelona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I spent a couple of hours at the restaurant near the river just few days ago... I had to wait 15 minutes to have milk for my tea and it arrived in a normal cup (impossible to pour it without making a mess on the table)... but this is not so bad! Bad was to hear all the time from... More 

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