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March, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The host of Riverside Cabanas- Dimu, is such a great, laid back, helpful guy. Super friendly and really knows his stuff about the area. We felt really welcomed from the moment we arrived. The complimentary welcome drinks were a nice touch. The rooms are spacious and clean and in a great location, right on the river. We saw loads of... More 

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Llangefni, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We arrived to a friendly welcome and a much needed cup of tea. They have laundry service which was so handy and very prompt. We also went on safari with the owner and found him to be superb always trying hard to find leopard and elephants etc. Breakfast and fruit included which kept us going. Would recommend to everyone!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Good comfortable rooms and good safari! Bring lots of repellent as lots of mosquitos outside - owner is very nice and helpful and dinner was lovely! Would recommend staying here as everything was easily organised and rooms were comfortable

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We stayed for two nights at the Riverside Cabanas hotel. The owners (Dimu and his wife) are very warm and ensure that they do everything needed for the comfort of the guests. They prepare the food for the guests. The food is authentic sri Lankan and is very tasty. We stayed at the tree house, a first for us. Apart... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We had the Tree house for 2 nights. Not really a tree house, more a cabin on stilts overlooking the river, but no matter it's a great place to stay and reminded us of an African style lodge. We even had a Ring-tail Civit cat & baby come past and lots of birds to watch right at our doorstep. Dimithu... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this place by accident. Do not expect 5* luxury but do expect comfortable, reasonable accommodation and a warm welcome. The food is lovely... And cheap. The owners know their business and even though we booked and turned up at very short notice, everything was dealt with very efficiently. We did a full day safari but you really... More 

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Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

We couldn't recommend the Riverside Cabana more highly. Dimu, Anodge (not sure of the spelling....) and the rest of the staff looked after us so well. The food is fantastic, and the game drives beautiful. We have four children aged 5, 4, 2 and 2 and they loved sleeping in the family treehouse. Thanks so much.

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Papendrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

We stayed twice in river side cabanas. The first time we stayed in the double room. The double room is a very clean, fresh (located in the shadow) and comfortable room. The second time we choose for the tree house. We wanted to experience something different and moreover some adventure. Our tree house was spacious, had a queen size bed,... More 

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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Normally I don't take the time to write any review, but this is the best Guest House I have been in Sri Lanka with no doubts. Cheap, CLEAN and fresh double room (you don't miss the a.c) with a big bathroom, the breakfast included is really, really good! We got even a welcome drink and next day before breakfast they... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

we were lucky enough to stumble across this place and boy it did not disappoint. We stayed in the open tree house which was such a peaceful experience. If you love being close to nature this is the place for you. The rooms are super clean but basic. Be sure to eat dinner here as the owners wife is a... More 

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Additional Information about River Side Cabana

Address: 540/1 Gangasiripura, Debarawewa, Tissamaharama 82600, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tissamaharama
Price Range: $14 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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