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River Valley Residence

Clean and comfortable accommodation with basic amenities for budget conscious travelers
1 of 30Clean and comfortable accommodation with basic amenities for budget conscious travelers
Rental Home -
3 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province
River Valley Residence is a family-run rental home in Kandy in Sri Lanka. It is a convenient 15-20 minute drive from the Kandy city centre.

Surrounded by greenery and mountains, River Valley Residence is a great getaway from the chaos of the city. The scenic Mahaweli River is a short 3-minute walk away from the residence.

We have 3 fully furnished bedrooms (one Queen room and two Twin rooms) and 1 apartment to offer with basic amenities such as linen, mosquito nets, attached bathrooms, hot water showers and free Wi-Fi. Dining/ lounge area and parking facilities are also available. A complimentary Sri Lankan breakfast is included in the room rate.

Extra beds and self-service laundry facilities are available at an additional fee.

Children below the age of 12 years may stay with parents at no extra cost, provided no extra beds are used...
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Listing #FKN6928925
About the Owner
Dhanushri M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2015
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

In our last 10 months of travelling around Asia, I am struggling to think of a homestay we have enjoyed more than River Valley! They sent a tuk tuk driver, the hero that is Dinesh, to pick us up from our long train journey -...More

Thank George N
RiverValleyResidence, VR Owner at River Valley Residence, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Dear George, Thanks so much for this fantastic and thoughtfully written review. We are so touched by the kind words. It's meeting guests like you both that makes our hosting experience a joy and knowing our efforts made a difference makes us so happy! We...More

Reviewed December 8, 2017

We loved to stay at Danushri's house and would definitely recommend it to anyone else! She organised a delicious breakfast for us as well as the transportation to our dinner place in Kandy or our trip to Sigirya. We found a home away from home!

Thank Larissa G
RiverValleyResidence, VR Owner at River Valley Residence, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2017

Dear Larissa, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review. It was a pleasure to meet you. We wish you all the best! From all of us at River Valley Residence

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Reviewed April 13, 2017

We stayed three nights in this family-run guesthouse. Reasonable prices. Room is not big, but you have everything you need. Room and bathroom are spotless, wifi good, a/c and fan efficient. Sleeping quality is good and the mattresses wonderful. Our room facing the garden became...More

Thank Eva J
RiverValleyResidence, VR Owner at River Valley Residence, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2017

Dear Eva, thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. It is truly appreciated. It was a pleasure to meet you. We wish you all the best! Best regards, From all of us at River Valley Residence

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Ask about smoking
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    4 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Twins
    1 Queen
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About the neighborhood
It is surrounded by mountains, rice fields, lush greenery and the Mahaweli River (which is a short 3 minute walk) so it is ideal for relaxation. There are shops nearby to purchase essential items and tuk tuks for convenient transport to the city.

There are several attractions nearby like the Degaldoruwa Temple with cave paintings and the Bodhigala Temple. In the city, travelers can visit the famous Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth) and many other historic attractions.
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How to get there
Airport: B'naike International Airport : 74.6 mi
Railway: Kandy Railway Station: 3.7 mi
Driving directions to get here from Kandy town by a “Tuk Tuk” (Three-wheeler) or private vehicle (15-20 minutes)​:

- Coming from the direction of Kandy town, pass Buwalikada and turn left at Lewella Junction. ​- Keep driving straight past Bangalawatta and turn right after crossing the Lewella Bridge​
- About 200m from the Lewella Bridge, turn right to the Sirimalwatte-Nattarampota Road at “Siyambala Gaha Junction” (recognisable by a three-wheeler stand at the junction)​
- After about 200m along the Sirimalwatte-Nattarampota Road, turn right to “Ganga Addara Road” (a concrete road) ​
- River Valley Residence (No. 4A-2) is the 4th building on the left side of the road​

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