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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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19 hotel reviews
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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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18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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11 hotel reviews
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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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26 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Of the rooms 3 excellent, 6 OK, 3 poor. We were in a just OK one! Small hotel with big grounds set by the river. Outside dining but under cover in 3 locations. Food good but can be very busy during the day as plenty of tourists stop here. Bedrooms disappointed and bathrooms not good and need a refurb. Interesting... More

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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We stayed at the Plantation Hotel during our road trip to Kandy. we stayed there one night. The hotel situated by Kalani river, the location is good. We found this hotel online and the photos we saw in their website was looking good. however, it was a completely misleading situation. We were offered a room facing the river but to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for one night only. The reason we chose this place was because our travel agent gave us two options either the tents at River resort or the room at plantation. Because f the inclusion of a bathroom here we chose this place. However as soon as we gt here we regretted by dinner we... More

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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

Stayed one night here while whitewater rafting in Kitulgala.First of all we enjoyed our stay here,quite relaxed and laid back and a super location to stay if you plan to do the whitewater rafting.Room was clean,TV worked fine as did the aircon. The hotel itself is quite old and in serious need of renovating but is kinda quirky at the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights as a part of our bird-watching itinerary...had to wait for an hour for our rooms to get ready but I guess that was because we were checking in early...Otherwise this was the best place in our entire itinerary...to relax after a hard day of walking in the jungle...

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24 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We visited this hotel for lunch as part of a tour. It is billed as a 5 star designer hotel so we were expecting good things. The service was dreadful. We waited 30 mins for our food (sandwiches) and asked when they would be ready. A few minutes we were told. 2 more times of asking the food eventually appeared.... More

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