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The River House by Asia Leisure

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No. 70 Uthamanyana Mawatha, Balapitiya 80550 Sri Lanka
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The River House is an artistic escape of sheer seclusion on the banks of the Madhu River. Surrounded by tropical wilderness, this is a place of romance and sensuality. Each of the five luxuriant suites speak an imaginative language of design and are a sanctuary unto themselves. Private gardens that encase your suite and jacuzzi's with an overhead waterfall are more to enjoy. The Menik Suite is ranked as one of CNN Travel's '21 Sexy Skinny Dip' spots around the globe for its private plunge pool for two. You will truly treasure how this place will make you feel.
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Sanduni E wrote a review Today
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This beautiful place bordering the Madu River is the definition of a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Mostly ideal for a romantic getaway. We stayed at the Gin suite which was at the main building. The room was spacious and its antique furniture gave such a grand look. The bathroom area opened up to a private open jacuzzi. This however was not pleasant, as we did not have the option of using it by ourselves. We had to request the hotel staff to fill it up for us. I suppose it didn't properly function (didn't warm up and took a long time to drain out) We could not use the jacuzzi during our stay. Being discouraged by that, we opted for using the pool (which we had for ourselves) The chef was extremely friendly, and the food was yum. They arranged a candlelight dinner for us, with handpicked flowers from their garden (too sweet! !!) The Sri Lankan breakfast we had, had me craving the same for the next few days. Special thanks to the chef who made sure we were comfortable and well-fed! We were truly spoilt. We woke up early the next day to catch the sunrise, and, oh boy, it was magical! The sun rising over the Madu River, birds chirping and the lush greenery- breathtaking! Later that morning (around 7 am) we went kayaking, they allowed us to fetch it for free. The staff members were nice and polite, and so helpful! They made sure we had the best time!
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Lakpriya K wrote a review Jan 11
Colombo, Sri Lanka128 contributions6 helpful votes
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Located in a quite neibourhood, the hotel has ample space in the garden and rooms.the service of the staff is great and the food is well prepared and tasty.highly recommended for families as well as newly married couples.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Hello Lakpriya K, Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to to hear your stay with us was great! Looking forward to serve you once again. Thank you Asia Leisure Hotels Team
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Sahan D wrote a review Jan 7
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What a scenic view, bordering Madu river with rich lush green. Antique furnish & Green will give your a perfect relaxation with a extraordinary experience. Thank you team RiverHouse for their great hospitality & tasty diet, that give us amazing experience. Special thank goes to Mr. Kalhara Perera in Asia Leisure Hotels, who gave us such a stunning opportunity. Come, Visit & Experience Here...!!
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Hello 864sahand, Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to to hear your stay with us was great! Looking forward to serve you once again. Thank you Asia Leisure Hotels Team
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Astrid Iddamalgoda wrote a review Oct 2020
Colombo, Sri Lanka4 contributions
Beautiful setting bordering the lake. The property located in lush green surroundings and tastefully furnished. The great Service from Amal Sanjay and Team. Thanks for making our stay such an amazing experience
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Responded Oct 5, 2020
Dear 199astridi, Greetings from Asia Leisure! Thank you for choosing Asia Leisure hotels and we really appreciate your heartfelt remarks about our hotel,The River house Balapitiya. We are glad that you had a wonderful stay at our hotel. We are excited to hear your comments about the location, hospitality, and the facilities at River House. We will share your kind compliments with the entire team as it will certainly inspire them to continue raising our standards. Hope you visit us soon again.
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Rukshan D wrote a review Sep 2020
Colombo, Sri Lanka82 contributions19 helpful votes
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This was the perfect location for my wife and I to escape to, for some much needed time by ourselves away from it all... The setting is quaint and tastefully laid out... If you are looking for a detox from the hustle and bustle of the city, and dive into a luxurious experience of peace, quietness and love, look no further. Thivanka was a great host and was very proactive giving exceptional service. Chef Amal also was very flexible and accommodating in our special requests and the food was top notch... Thank you Lasantha for making all arrangements to ensure this was a memorable experience for Daphne and me... You will definitely see us again soon!!!
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Sep 20, 2020
Dear rukshand2017, Greetings from Asia Leisure! Thank you for choosing Asia Leisure hotels and we really appreciate your heartfelt remarks about our hotel, The River house Balapitiya. We are glad that you and your wife had a wonderful stay at our hotel, It is exciting to know that you enjoyed the location, food, facilities and the exceptional service of our staff. It was a pleasure accommodating you at our hotel and we are looking forward to welcoming you back We will share your kind compliments with the entire team as it will certainly inspire them to continue raising our standards. Hope you visit us soon again.
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$113 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the river house hotel balapitiya, the river hotel
LOCATION
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceBalapitiya
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about The River House by Asia Leisure
Which popular attractions are close to The River House by Asia Leisure?
Nearby attractions include Ahungalla Beach (3.3 miles), Suduhansa Tours (3.8 miles), and Madu River (1.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The River House by Asia Leisure?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at The River House by Asia Leisure?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The River House by Asia Leisure?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The River House by Asia Leisure?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The River House by Asia Leisure?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bord'eau, Jungle Beach Restaurant & Watersport Ahungalla, and Sunshine Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The River House by Asia Leisure?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does The River House by Asia Leisure have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The River House by Asia Leisure offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The River House by Asia Leisure located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.9 miles away from the center of Balapitiya.
Are any cleaning services offered at The River House by Asia Leisure?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The River House by Asia Leisure have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.