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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The hosts are welcoming and kind and offer a personal experience. The bed was large and comfortable with fresh, clean linen. Located in a quiet area surrounded by serene gardens. A lovely, local breakfast was included. The town area is easily accessible and about 20 minutes on foot. This was the most expensive accommodation during our stay in Sri Lanka... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 2 Nights in a family room. Small Place, Close to Kandy lake, but still far enough away to escape from the traffic noise. Arrived one day later then planned due to cancelled flight, and didn`t have to pay for the night. Owner arranged with a very good driver for us in the lodges` car, for a reasonable price. Very... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely time at the Royal tourist lodge. It's run by a lovely couple who will go out of their to make sure you have a good time in Kandy. The rooms are clean with good access to wifi and the garden is beautiful. I can also highly recommend the breakfast!!! In addition, the owners linked up with... More 

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Razik, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks indeed for giving your valuable time while holidaying here for posting a very positive review of our place. More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Had a very good 2 days in this lodge, high standards and good location.Very nice couple ,beautiful house.Really interesting insight into Sri Lanka from the couple running the lodge and enjoyed their company.

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Razik M, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Anusha for taking the time in reviewing my place.Your magnanimous gesture in calling from the station requesting to collect Rs.9000/- unpaid taxi fare which was eron ausly not billed. BIG THANK YOU RAZIK More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed at this very conveniently located lodge. Our hosts were helpful, knowledgable & interesting people who made us feel very welcome. We received a great breakfast every morning and we had a fabulous Sri Lankan home cooked meal one evening. The location was also very quiet, so a good nights sleep was assured, highly recommend!!!

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Razik M, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your valuable time in reviewing my place.We will be warmly received on your next visit too. Razik More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

The owners are very calm and caring. You feel at ease right away. They have a well maintained nice little garden, showing his eye for detail and way of living. The rooms have everything one needs, are clean and standard.

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Razik M, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review and it is definitely very encouraging. Razik More 

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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

The room is spacey, clean and has a/c. Wifi is good. The garden is very beautiful and the breakfast in the garden was amazing. The location is on the half of the hill and not far from the Kandy Lake and the Tooth Temple. The owners are friendly and definitely a nice to stay in Kandy.

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Razik M, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks.Your review made us even more comfortable. Razik More 

London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

RTL guest house was a nice introduction to Kandy overall. Its location just off the river was ideal for getting into the town centre (15-20min walk or 200Rs/£1 in a tuk tuk) and the room was very spacious with a lovely balcony overlooking the hills where we had breakfast each morning. The bed was very big and the shower was... More 

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Razik M, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

Your comment in the review was greatly appreciated. 1.Regarding the charges from the Airport.I agree sometimes one could get cheaper vehicles from the airport.These are vehicles waiting at the Airport after bringing guests from Kandy and they will drive back if they are paid the fuel expences.The big markup is enjoyed by the counter at the airport.In this case a... More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for 4 nights at the begining of our holidays. Royal Tourist Lodge is a peaceful place (besides the barking dogs at night) with a lovely garden. This is definitively an oasis of peace. Clean rooms and only 5 minutes walking to the lake. Lovely owners.

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Razik M, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much.Your review was most welcome and greatly appreciated. Razik More 

Dublin, Ireland
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50 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

This is a really great place to stay! The owners are both very friendly and helpful! They were very concerned about our onward travel arrangements and made several calls to the train station to make enquiries on our behalf. This was very much appreciated having just arrived to Sri Lanka 2 days previous. Our room was very authentic and cosy... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Royal Tourist Lodge is meant for a quiet escape from the hustle and noise of the ever changing city life. From the picturesque and attractive environment to the variety of ranging cuisine, Royal Tourist Lodge brings you ever closer to a peaceful relaxed Sri Lankan lifestyle. ROYAL TOURIST LODGE is situated about 1 kilometer away and 15 minutes walk round the lake to the city. The guest house is completely away from all sound and air pollution. There are large modern comfortable rooms (Newly Refurbished with Air Conditioning, TV and Mini Bar) with attached toilets, hot water and sit out facing lush lawn ( smoking permitted in this area ), beautiful garden and greenery. Excellent environment for relaxation. Besides the guests will enjoy Sri Lankan family hospitality. Guests are advised not to come with drivers as we do not provide drivers accommodation. However cheap accommodation for drivers could be arranged.Good vehicles and tuk tuks could be arranged for city tours.Arrangements could be made for airport transfer or pick up from the railway station. Shortest approach is from Rajapihilla Terrace. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Tourist Lodge

Address: No.201 | Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: $49 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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