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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Awesome ! The place is the best place to take your mind off things. The most adventures place. We've ever been to ..! Had the most fun, Great Staff, Good food .amazing experience. Thank You for a fantastic experience ! We love the Rafters Retreat ...........!

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Montreal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed there for 1 night, accomodation only. We had a family cabin. Everything was great: nice large cabin with private (clean) bathroom, food was excellent, wifi connection also very good. Staff very nice. The only "area of improvement" was the price of the cabin but this city is expensive so can't blame this hotel for that. Do we go... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before I checked in i have made my search on the other places and i figured out it's the best one from the location because i was traveling with my vehicle and the package offered by them on your time stay, and the people there were generous specially there boss.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rafter's retreat is a lodge just on top of the river. As an image, the stay is very pittoresque with the little houses in the rainforest. However, the rooms are very basic, not very clean, with no windows, which indeed gives this "something" to the stay, but also the linen smells of mold which makes it a bit difficult to... More 

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very basic lodges at a fantastic location (near the River), Team is very friendly; lodges are not really clean, due to the fact that the lodges are open lot of insects (we even had a little snake in our bed) are in the rooms, quality of breakfast and dinner was below average.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We travelled the majority of Sri Lanka and had an overnight stay at the rafters retreat. The lodges are completely basic with no windows and no hot water, but adds to the experience and in no way disappoints! Mosquito nets provided to protect from the open air lodge and other basics such as soap and towels provided - surprisingly. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

We spent a few hours here going rafting then having lunch in the restaurant. Rafting was perfect for us (me + 11yr old son) as was difficult enough to get an adrenaline rush but not too hair raising so as to be too much for him. The scenery as you go down the river is spectacular with jungle on one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

As soon as we came into our room...shocked..room literally open on the river..showers open... but... a very nice experience!!! Staff was very nice. Food was delicious. Maybe some CEILING FANS can be fixed in the restaurant since it was very hot. Rafting, rock sliding and confident jumping are the memories we will treasure!! And the staff was crucial in these...very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

beautiful and clean ecolodges with fantastic view directly over the river. noises gonna be awesome during the night. food is also more than fine. big portions for fair price. staff is super friendly and helpful

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

In my travel plan, rafting at Kelani river was in my to do list.. On reaching Kandy on the second day I headed to The Rafter's Retreat.. I was warmly welcomed by Dilini and Podi with a welcome drink and was told about all the various activities that they have.. I started with rafting at Kelani river.. Me an my... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Rafters Retreat

Address: Hilland Group, Kitulgala 71720, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Sabaragamuwa Province > Kitulgala
Price Range: $95 - $329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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