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Plantation Hotel

250, Kalukohutenna, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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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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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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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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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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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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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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