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Tissamaharama
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely old place in beautiful surroundings - on the banks of Kalani river. Staff at reception need customer care training though. When I came to check out and produced my visa card, one of the group of people at reception suddenly produced a sign, which had not been visible till then, saying credit cards not accepted and plonked it down... More 

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Thank Richardcox52
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Plantation hotel in Kitulgala boasts a glorious past as is amongst others shown by the presence of a ‘Rolls Royce museum’.However this past is long gone and what remains is a mediocre hotel. The rooms are clean but sober, e.g. a safe is missing, which is especially poor as many visitors will go rafting during their stay and thus... More 

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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stopped hers on our way to Newaraeliya great surrounding and very good food at very reasonable price, also took the opportunity to look at the large collection oo period vehicles, understand that also make fantastic wild boor currey

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Having spent 2weeks in Sri Lanka this lunch stop was average at best. Quality average, some of buffet selections remained empty , soft drink selection limited. On top of this it was the most expensive lunch of the holiday. Riverside location only saving grace

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Thank Paul B
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

If you're in for jungle and adventure, this is it! And if you're the typical traveller seeking the best accommodation and food, don't get your hopes up. The rooms are specious, a bit old and average however is great to ponder on the days activities. Food is good yet average, and they do have a bar. Now the good stuff,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Initial perceptions are important, and the staff, while polite didn’t seem friendly or particularly interested in their customers, in fact most of the time I felt I was an inconvenience. Our room #1 was showing signs of age and whilst clean and comfortable also appeared to be old and tired. The restaurant staff at lunchtime were quite ’pushy’, and then... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Has potential to be very good but the dam being built which will shut the river in 2-3 years time gives the impression the owners have given up on the hotel. The rooms are nice but very dated. We stayed one night to go rafting. It is busy during the day as it is the end point for rafting but... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

We'd book a nearby hotel that we were not comfortable with. We walked to Plantation Hotel who luckily had deluxe rooms available. We checked in and were not disappointed with the standard of rooms. Great location on the river and has its own Rolls Royce Museum.

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Thank Thehunts95
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Firstly this review is for the restaurant since i didn't find any separate page for it . The location of the restaurant is fantastic - located just next to the river amidst trees , the setting becomes even more impressive when it rains . it feels one is sitting inside a forest and dining . Also there is a Rolls... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

The restaurant was very well located at the end of our river rafting path and it had an amazing view facing the river. Coming out hungry and tired from the river rafting we were made to wait 1hr just to get our plain cheese sandwich. They kept promising us the food will be ready in 5 minutes which dragged on... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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Additional Information about Plantation Hotel

Address: 250 Kalukohutenna, Kitulgala 71720, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Sabaragamuwa Province > Kitulgala
Hotel Class:2 star — Plantation Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Deluxe rooms have a shared balcony overlooking the pool, gardens & river”
 of 5 bubbles Thehunts95, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“all 4 room are very very nice and get different type of feelings..”
 of 5 bubbles thakshilas, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 9, 10, 11 are best.”
 of 5 bubbles peterginsburg, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Request for the rooms with shared balcony, river view. There are only 3 rooms like this.”
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 of 5 bubbles ShiromiL, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room 9, 10 and 11!”
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 of 5 bubbles TorbenA956, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
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