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Palmstone Retreat

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Situated in dense rainforest in Kitulgala, Palmstone Retreat is a five star boutique hotel consisting of six luxurious suites. There are two categories of rooms: One having a private plunge pool and steam room while the other has a river view deck and Jacuzzi. The resort has an outdoor pool and the restaurant offers both international and local cuisine.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Koskanuwala Watta, Mahabage, Kitulgala 71720 Sri Lanka
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Castlereigh Reservoir Water Airport15 mi
Polgolla Reservoir Airport26 mi
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Breathtaking Location and the suite is 5 star. You will be spoiled with nature.. Staff are friendly and the service is Top Notch.. Negatives. WiFi is Slow,, Limited Variety when it comes to Food despite being delicious, The Road heading to the hotel is bumpy,, Could easily
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Unlike most other we did not visit here for whitewater rafting. We wanted to explore the area. And we got the best possible place. The chalets themselves are very spacious, well equipped. Then you are within absolute nature so you are in for a extreme shift from your normal
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Palmstone retreat was part of our honeymoon travel in Sri Lanka. An absolute experience if you're looking for contact and perfect harmony with the nature. Staff was amazing and they did everything to make our stay as special as possible. The room was huge and fully surrounded by
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Huge rooms and bathrooms in a beautiful jungle setting. Our room overlooked the river and head a steam room and outside pool. Food was good, although service was slow at times. Lakmal agreed to take our group to the waterfall. This is the highlight of the children's trip
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We had a twirly amazing stay. Location is unbeatable. Tyrone Morrison (Hotel Manager) and his staff were welcoming, kind, and super helpful. We are vegan and they went out of their way to cater for us. No ask too small or big. An amazing place to relax. Highly recommended and a
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I guess they are supposed to be paid additionally
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Hi , well yes it is For breakfast.. they served English breakfast And for dinner they have a large menu that you can choose from or they will give you there two choices for the night( for us it was either caper marinated chicken with cheese on top or pasta ) But you can have sri lankan meals if you go out for some activities during the day .. we went rafting and then had a very delicious lunch there. Most welcome!
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driver accommodation? (yes) Are activities such as white water rafting, waterfall trekking ? Yes ask for Lukman he can take you any where by walking and claiming for free he is really nice guy you will enjoy spending time with him a lot of nice information and experience during the journey and he will bring a towels for you if need to swim you need to bring only a bottle of water or do like me and drink fresh mountain cold water and enjoy the nature. Good luck
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Hi, As a matter of fact I ordered chicken curry (I usually go with local dishes, since they tend to be much better cooked than Western type) and it was very good. It comes with 3-4 additional/complimentary dishes such as dull, 2 types vegetables, coconut sumbol. Prices were quite reasonable. I believe chicken curry was under 10USD. Prices are obviously in SL Rupees. Food apart, the place is unbelievably beautiful, ask local staff to give you a quick orientation along the river. There are two amazing waterfalls for swimming. Hope you will enjoy your stay. Cheers
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You can raft, and do a lot of other activities nearby and on the property but i think you can ask the crew if they want to arrange something for you.
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"Not sure about the view I believe all the rooms are designed along with the greenery."
"Araliya suite is the best"
"We booked the Araliya Suite which had a private pool, the pool water was too cold to bath."
"All the rooms have great views!"
"Get the room with access to the river!"
$214 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Sri LankaSabaragamuwa ProvinceKitulgala
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