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colombo
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58 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

visited kitulgala rest house on 21/8 for one stay on f/b basis with my family.The food was great.the front office servic is good but the sad thing is room quality.The doors of the room is half locked .The walls of the room is rusted with algee.glasses were broken and this will give a negative feeling specially for the foreigen people.The... More 

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Torquay, Australia
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here recently for one night. The location is stunning, right on the Kelani River. This hotel has loads of of charm & character which makes up for the somewhat basic accommodation. It has a reasonable buffet for breakfast, lunch & dinner. The rooms are small but adequate for a short stay & have a balcony which leads to the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Okay so the location is great with steps down to the river and the grounds at the back are lovely however that's where the good bits end: Approaching the run down building is a let down in itself then you're taken to your rooms through a long corridor that smells of mouldy and urine due to the toilets being ventilated... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent location. Best rooms are located near the lawn, facing the river. What a soothing view! Restaurant is average. You could go for a river bath but be careful. Hotel is conveniently located for activities such as trekking, white water rafting, wild life watching, etc.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WOW. Cool experience at a room over looking the river. No disturbances, well cooked food. Friendly staff. Always worried about child safety :) thanks for that Mr. Lasantha. Lot more to see in walking distance. Specially Kelani River. Thank for everything.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

It's location is epic, but its dilapidated and run down. Staff are consistently unwelcoming. We stop there often on route to Nuwara Eliya and have never had a good experience. Suck a pity because the place could be really speak landis to location and scenery.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The place was very clean and the food was tasty and the service was very good just not worth 1100lkr per person but hey I left with a full stomach so no big complaints but come very hungry to eat your money's worth...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Our regular stop for a meal or snack. Honest waiter, as I had left my mobile en route to the hills. He found it, and had kept it aside. I still can't believe I found it after one day!! Nice manager, Mr, L. Perera who always is so nice and greets us warmly. We have never stayed here. A beautiful... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

The view is spectacular but nobody has bothered maintaining the place. We stopped here for lunch. I suspect it's a favorite of cab drivers. The table linen was smelly. The food was inedible to say the least. The service was tardy. The toilets were filthy. I don't think anybody cares.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

The location is beautiful, situated right on a river. Unfortunately that's about all the place has going for it. We were unfortunate enough to stay for half a night (we left at midnight to climb Adam's Peak), and that was far too long. The rooms are disgustingly dirty. The pillows were so brown and lumpy that I refused to put... More 

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Additional Information about Kithulgala Rest House

Address: Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Sabaragamuwa Province > Kitulgala
Price Range: $55 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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