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    Kithulgala Rest House

    Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
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    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent6%
    • Very good28%
    • Average36%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible14%
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    Palmstone Retreat
    120 reviews
    #1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Kitulgala
     
    Rafters Retreat
    139 reviews
    #2 of 10 Speciality lodging in Kitulgala
     
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    11 reviews
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    73 reviews
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We took some friends to the Kithulgala Rest House overlooking the river where The Bridge on the River Kwai was filmed. The rest house, itself, is a little run down but the views over the Kelani River are magnificent. Pictures of the actors and the...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Generally I don't like giving negative reviews, but it's hard to think of anything positive to say about this hotel. Rooms are dim and dank, with lots of things damaged. I think there are rooms with air-conditioned, but ours only had a fan. We ate...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This is a historic site where The Bridge in the River Kwai was filmed which won many awards. The sight from the garden is very beautiful and specially this is one of the best and broadest views at Kithulgala. Unfortunately the property is not that...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Good site on the river bank but the place is run-down overall, the rooms shabby and a bit grubby, power sockets dodgy and aircon erratic. Restaurant was disappointing, with poor food and slow service, and again very poor packed breakfasts, my advice is to self-cater...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Visited to have lunch. Greeted by nice front lady with a smile. The view is incredible. No buffet available. So ordered from a la carte menu. All was fine till grumpy waiter's appearance. He shouted telling nothing out from menu. Then served food with same...More

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    Palmstone Retreat
    120 reviews
    #1 of 5 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Kitulgala
     
    Rafters Retreat
    139 reviews
    #2 of 10 Speciality lodging in Kitulgala
     
    Kumbuk Sevena Adventure Camp
    11 reviews
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    Royal River Resort
    73 reviews
    #1 of 3 hotels in Kitulgala
     
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$39 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
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    Jjjg V
    howmuch one day trip fora2peapal prise in
    25 August 2016|
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    Response from buddhika w | Reviewed this property |
    for srilankans Rs 13000 on f/b tripple basis till 31/8
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    Thilan C
    HI, This is Thilan from Pannipitiya.I want to know about the packages for one day family trip to your hotel. expecting welcome drink lunch evening tea swimming pool within that day.(from 9.00am to 4.00pm) 6 adult 2 children Please let me know the price for my plan Thank you Thilan
    2 August 2016|
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    Response from Nalaka M | Reviewed this property |
    You need to call this number: +94 36 2 287528
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    Room Tips
    "Good place"
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    "Air-conditioned rooms are supposed to be a bit better than non air-con."
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    "Avoid at all costs"
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    "Upper tier rooms may be the best"
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