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Mahaweli Reach Hotel

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Located along the banks of Mahaweli River, Mahaweli Reach Hotel offers 5-star accommodations with rolling mountains as a backdrop. It features a large outdoor pool, Ayurvedic center fitness facilities. Featuring private balconies, air conditioned rooms open out to stunning views of tropical greenery. They are equipped with classic wood furnishings and floors as well as cable TV. Guests can enjoy relaxing Ayurvedic massages after active workouts at the tennis courts. The hotel also provides bike rental, water sports and business facilities. Hearty meals featuring Sri Lankan specialties are served at the restaurant, which also features live entertainment. Hotel Mahaweli Reach is a 30-minute drive from Victoria Golf Course and about a 3 hour drive from Colombo International Airport. We speak your language!
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Polgolla Reservoir Airport1 mi
Castlereigh Reservoir Water Airport32 mi
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All reviews the river sri lanka presidential suite beautiful hotel beautiful pool mini bar rooms are large breakfast buffet is colonial style visiting kandy stayed here for two nights tuk tuk poolside bats driver temple
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The rooms were fine, the food was fine, the service was fine.A couple of things that could improve the hotel, when paying for such an upmarket hotel I would have expected walk in showers and not ones over the bath, with a fixed glass panel....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maheweli Reach Hotel Kandy: Very traditional and sought after property. The rooms were most spacious and very nicely furnished. Most important is their staff, I found them most cooperative and going out of their way to make us comfortable. Their buffet menu was the best...More

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Response from Rodney A, Manager at Mahaweli Reach HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Ayubowan! Greetings from Mahaweli Reach! Thank you for having taken your precious time to send in your feed back relating to your stay with us at Mahaweli Reach. It is with a sense of pride we learn that our colleagues had afforded you...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hotel lovely and great setting Staff helpful and friendly Namisha was great always helpful and always with a smile Food average but the buffet food was always cold Hotel arranged some excursions with a car which were good and reasonably priced

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed here two night with nice set up with large room with all facilities and very high standard lay out.Buffet breakfast and dinner had wide choice and very many choice of dessert.only restaurant .It had nice swimming pool and river front.It is very well...More

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Response from Rodney A, Manager at Mahaweli Reach HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Ayubowan! Greetings from Mahaweli Reach! It is with a sense of pride we acknowledge your commendation relating to your recent stay with us at Mahaweli Reach. We are glad to hear that you appreciated our product, its locality and the classic colonial architecture,...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The hotel is to the north of Kandy overlooking the Mahaweli River, it’s an old colonial building with about 160 rooms. Usually I’m quite generous with ratings and rarely mark hotels down, however in this case I have to. I was travelling with a cricket...More

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Response from Rodney A, Manager at Mahaweli Reach HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Ayubowan! Greetings from Mahaweli Reach! It is with concern we take note of your recount relating to your stay with us at Mahaweli Reach. We truly regret to learn that you were less than content with the services offered to you and that...More

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October 19, 2018|
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Yes, it's US$ 115.
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We have 13 Amp 3 pin plug base.
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Our Dinner Buffet is USD 20. Yes, we have a Kids' Menu. Kids from 3 to 10 yrs will be entitled to a 50% discount on the meal rate.
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"Rooms looking out at the river are more scenic but require more walking i think."
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"We had a triple room and a double room. Room was spacious, clean and comfortable."
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"Ask for a river-view room"
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"We were on the Third floor and it was very quiet"
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$83 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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