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The River House

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Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“plunge pool”(19 reviews)
“main building”(9 reviews)
“sri lanka”(35 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When choosing a holiday thousands of miles from your home, the carefully chosen pictures and words on hotel websites and feedback sites don’t always reflect reality. So many times hotel quality falls into poor or average, but on occasion a gem is found. The River...More

Thank Cinzia D
Hotel's Favorite
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Rooms - incredibly spacious, with all the expected amenities and more. Our suite had an outdoor plunge pool on balcony with a view of the lake; a great spot to go skinny dipping as well as it's very private. Food - was fantastic. I was...More

2  Thank CjNair
Response from AsiaLeisureLk, Asia Leisure Team at The River HouseResponded May 14, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Asia Leisure hotels and we really appreciate your wonderful remarks about our hotel. We are glad that you had a lovely stay at The River House. We are glad that you liked the intimacy and privacy in our suites...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our favorite hotels in Sri Lanka! We are extremely satisfied with the stay, The Hotel's Manager, His assistant, and the team were extremely friendly and helpful. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner were exceptional, Chef and his team were best. We enjoyed the Sri Lankan...More

1  Thank Lokuwalgama
Response from AsiaLeisureLk, Asia Leisure Team at The River HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Lokuwalgama, Greetings from Asia Leisure! Thank you for choosing Asia Leisure hotels and we really appreciate your wonderful feedback about our hotel. We are glad that you had a great stay at The River House. We are happy to be nominated as one of...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I have had 2 perfect days here at The River House in a jacuzzi suite - it has been a wonderful way to slow down & appreciate nature with views of the river & the abundant bird life while we ate delicious...More

2  Thank Anne S
Response from AsiaLeisureLk, Asia Leisure Team at The River HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Anne, Greetings from Asia Leisure! Thank you for choosing Asia Leisure hotels and we really appreciate your heartfelt remarks about our hotel. We are glad that you had a relaxing stay at The River House. We are truly blessed with a beautiful ecosystem consisting...More

Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a very special property. Hashan the manager ensures guests are very well looked after and Chef Amal is very passionate about his cooking. At only 5 rooms in this property you are guaranteed a wonderful stay but if you can, the plunge pool...More

Thank monica3774
Response from AsiaLeisureLk, Asia Leisure Team at The River HouseResponded June 10, 2018

Dear Monica, Thank you for choosing Asia Leisure hotels and we really appreciate your heartfelt remarks about our hotel. We are glad that you had an amazing stay at The River House. Even more we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our delicious food...More

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Amenities
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Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$124 - $375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
$124 - $375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Dining (17)
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jaya c
July 14, 2018|
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Response from CjNair | Reviewed this property |
It’s about an hour away by car.
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Carolina I
December 11, 2017|
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Response from IAmAGlobalNomad | Reviewed this property |
We hired driver for our entire trip - which was very economical
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Room Tips
"There are only 5 rooms in this hotel and all are unique with period furniture. Bathrooms can be opened up to..."
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"All the rooms were great! Each is unique."
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"go for the jacuzzi or plunge pool."
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"Suit with plunge pool"
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