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Royal River Resort by Trio Resorts

Eduru Ella Mahabage, Kitulgala 71720 Sri Lanka
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#2 of 5 hotels in Kitulgala

Finding an ideal romantic resort in Kitulgala does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Royal River Resort, a nice option for travellers like you.

Royal River Resort offers guests an array of room amenities including a refrigerator, air conditioning, and a minibar, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available.

The resort offers room service and a coffee shop, to make your visit even more pleasant. The property also features a pool and free breakfast. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

While in Kitulgala be sure to experience nearby Asian restaurants such as The Plantation Hotel.

Royal River Resort puts the best of Kitulgala at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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George K wrote a review Sep 2019
Morzine, France14 contributions3 helpful votes
old colonial style hotel in most spectacular location. Wonderful staff and great food. 40 minutes drive in dark on dirt track road not best start but amazing when we arrived. River and water all around makes for an unforgettable stay. Noise of water breathtaking
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Date of stay: August 2019
Response from TrioBJJ, Owner at Royal River Resort by Trio Resorts
Responded 27 Nov 2019
Thank you for your excellent review of Royal River Resort. The staff will be so pleased to hear your comments. Thank you for choosing RRR. for your holiday. Come again.
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James M wrote a review Feb 2019
Tipperary, Ireland157 contributions80 helpful votes
My family and I stayed here for one night as part of our Sri Lanka holiday. The roads to the hotel were very poor with some quite scary moments however when we arrived we were very happy. Accommodation is spacious & comfortable albeit very old and a bit run down. The location is beautiful on the edge of a natural waterfall with a natural pool for swimming. Food in the restaurant was good and the service impeccable. Very Happy with Value for Money, please note though that this is not a luxury resort & price reflects that.
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Date of stay: January 2019
Response from TrioBJJ, Owner at Royal River Resort by Trio Resorts
Responded 9 Jul 2019
As with everything good in life , there is always a rough patch before the you reach a smooth course.I am happy that you enjoyed yourself at our hotel.I appologise for this late response and would have really liked to have know the name of the persons who really gave you that "impeccable" service .Thank you for staying at Royal River.
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MichaelACox wrote a review Jan 2019
Falkirk, United Kingdom100 contributions56 helpful votes
The staff worked tirelessly to provide excellent food (the best we had on our trip) but the rooms are shabby. A rusty fridge sat in one corner, termites were making dust and mess in the bathroom. The shower was broken and was on 24 hours a day for the 2 days we stayed there. The A/C can't be used before the evening as there's not enough power. Other guests (2 of the 4 rooms were occupied during our stay) had a flooded bathroom because of a broken toilet. The road up is rough, there's no wifi and you can only buy beer. Interestingly we visited the sister hotel at the bottom of the hill, there the toilets were broken so you had to go the restaurant and the staff seemed disinterested. Meanwhile the owner drove past in his soft-top Rolls Royce...
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Date of stay: January 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from TrioBJJ, Owner at Royal River Resort by Trio Resorts
Responded 9 Jul 2019
Thank you for your review. I am happy to know that at least you had great food. I am very sorry to hear that there were so many break downs; our maintenance team is usually more attentive. We shall do our very best to make sure that it never happens again. I would like to mention that I am the owner of the hotel; it must have been our mechanic who drove past in the Rolls Royce on a test run. I apologize for this late response.
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Direct Link Pvt LTd wrote a review Nov 2018
Colombo, Sri Lanka25 contributions9 helpful votes
River rafting is possible in this place, a lot of activities and adventure need a crowd fo day out. Nice place to recommend for fun.Food appetizing and fresh. Be watch full with kids. It's good when the rainy season
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Date of stay: October 2018
Prasad Manjula H wrote a review Jul 2018
Colombo, Sri Lanka205 contributions8 helpful votes
This is an amazing place to relax your self after busy work schedules. 6km from main road to the resort is bit difficult to drive, especially for vehicles with low ground clearance. But cars with evarage clearance also can manage. But once you reached there, you will feel that drive is fully worth. Amazing atmosphere.
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Date of stay: June 2018Trip type: Travelled with friends
US$84 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Royal River Resort
Sri LankaSabaragamuwa ProvinceKitulgala
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Frequently Asked Questions about Royal River Resort by Trio Resorts
Which popular attractions are close to Royal River Resort by Trio Resorts?
Nearby attractions include Belilena Cave (1.0 km) and Kelani Bridge (2.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Royal River Resort by Trio Resorts?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Royal River Resort by Trio Resorts?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Royal River Resort by Trio Resorts?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Royal River Resort by Trio Resorts?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Royal River Resort by Trio Resorts?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kithulgala Rest House, The Plantation Hotel - Restaurant, and Jungle River Cafe & Pizzeria.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Royal River Resort by Trio Resorts?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Royal River Resort by Trio Resorts accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.