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Sisira's River Lounge

Police Station Road | Oruthota, Kithulgala, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To begin with the room was filthy (despite the fact we got there when they had just finished cleaning it) and the beds were uncomfortable and also dirty. Furthermore we were only given two, hole ridden, mosquito nets to cover three beds. To top things off they had a party with extremely loud bingo playing and singing going all night,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

If you want to get in touch with nature, this is the place to stay. It is situated right next to the river and since the hut has a nice terrace, you can relax while looking at the river and the birds and enjoying jungle sounds. Don't expect anything fancy though. It's true that the rooms could use some refreshment... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

We are bird watchers and Sisira's has been recommend in the past as the place to stay for access to the Forest Reserve over the river. The grounds also purportedly have some unique Sri Lanka species. With this in mind we booked five nights for two couples. Our arrival coincided with Sri Lanka National Day long weekend. Unbeknown to us... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

i had a day stay with my office friends as a part of a team building activity. they offered two cottages, designed nicely like a tree, the attached toilet didn't had the lock. it had a ceiling fan inside and a double bed. i enjoyed the surroundings large front garden with enough space to play some games. back side famous... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were taken to their camping site next to a great lake but unfortunately due to heavy rain we had to abandon the hope for camping. We steered back to the cabins and rooms were comfortable. Service is fine. Staff is friendly and helpful. Thank you Mr. Chaminda for your great efforts. Hope to visit again one day when heavy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Pleasantly surprised at the accommodation which was in a great location with rooms overlooking the river and in amongst large trees. The accommodation was comfortable although fairly basic but suited us. The range of food available was quite extensive although all Sri Lankan food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We stayed here 2 nights, it is for nature lovers, so if you want fancy showers and 5 star luxury it is not for you. Having said that, the rooms (ours anyway) were clean, comfortable and the shower was warm. Nature is present in the grounds in abundance, we saw loads of birds - a few hundred yards down the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

went specifically to sisira to see an oriental dwarf kingfisher-which is quite a rare bird but was known to be resident there-however they had cleared its nest !! so back to the lodge-wonderful cabins by the lake pretty rustic but comfortable we did see a huge snake on the roof of the opposite bungalow which gave us a scare as... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sisira’s River Lounge, Kithulgala, is a fantastic rainforest Lodge situated just 80 kms from Colombo. There are five eco lodges nestled in lush foliage overlooking the spectacular Kelani River and the biodiversity rich Kelani Valley Forest Reserve. Sisira’s River Lounge is an ideal base for adventure and nature eco tourists. For nature lovers who like to take things easy, the lowland tropical rainforest of Kelani Valley Forest Reserve is ideal for a relaxed rainforest walk to witness some of the rare and endemic biodiversity, which are threatened mainly due to habitat loss. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sisira's River Lounge

Address: Police Station Road | Oruthota, Kithulgala, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: $67 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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