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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in for jungle and adventure, this is it! And if you're the typical traveller seeking the best accommodation and food, don't get your hopes up. The rooms are specious, a bit old and average however is great to ponder on the days activities. Food is good yet average, and they do have a bar. Now the good stuff,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Initial perceptions are important, and the staff, while polite didn’t seem friendly or particularly interested in their customers, in fact most of the time I felt I was an inconvenience. Our room #1 was showing signs of age and whilst clean and comfortable also appeared to be old and tired. The restaurant staff at lunchtime were quite ’pushy’, and then... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Has potential to be very good but the dam being built which will shut the river in 2-3 years time gives the impression the owners have given up on the hotel. The rooms are nice but very dated. We stayed one night to go rafting. It is busy during the day as it is the end point for rafting but... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We'd book a nearby hotel that we were not comfortable with. We walked to Plantation Hotel who luckily had deluxe rooms available. We checked in and were not disappointed with the standard of rooms. Great location on the river and has its own Rolls Royce Museum.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Firstly this review is for the restaurant since i didn't find any separate page for it . The location of the restaurant is fantastic - located just next to the river amidst trees , the setting becomes even more impressive when it rains . it feels one is sitting inside a forest and dining . Also there is a Rolls... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

The restaurant was very well located at the end of our river rafting path and it had an amazing view facing the river. Coming out hungry and tired from the river rafting we were made to wait 1hr just to get our plain cheese sandwich. They kept promising us the food will be ready in 5 minutes which dragged on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Near by the river bank and pool is in nice location and delicious food and attache to the Royal River Resort which is 6 km in wild , very calm "n quiet consisting only 4 beautiful rooms open to the marvel environment and greenish outer appearance. Main Kitchen Chef's name is Sanath is cooking oh!!! What a food i had... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

We stayed at this hotel for one night as part of an organised tour of Sri Lanka. It was one of the more basic hotels we stayed at. The best thing about this hotel was the location right on the river. This hotel has a lot of potential. We were in a tour group and the group had a variety... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

It's hard to add too much to previous reviews which as a whole do a decent job in describing this property. Just to reinforce, make sure you get room 9, 10, or 11 for the large size, shared balcony and great view overlooking the river. Refrigerators are a nice feature at this hotel at least at those rooms. Lunch buffet... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

The view is fantastic - overlooking the Kerani river. The food was OK and the service was also a bit slow. We went in, right after white water rafting, during peak lunch hour. We didn't want the buffet so I ordered a grilled cheese sandwich and my husband had the devilled chicken. Portions were very big!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Plantation Hotel

Address: 250 Kalukohutenna, Kitulgala 71720, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Sabaragamuwa Province > Kitulgala
Hotel Class:2 star — Plantation Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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