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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed 5 days here and could have easily stayed longer .This is a little piece of heaven We were welcomed and thoroughly looked after by Razik and Nazli who we became very fond of .Our room was comfortable and clean leading onto the most beautiful garden perfect for relaxing and watching birds and wildlife.Though central Kandy was a little...

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Razik M, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ali, Your heartwarming review was very soothing and encouraging.It was indeed happy to note your stay at our place was made pleasent & happy memories were carried by you & your charming wife.During your short stay at our place we felt you two were part of us.Hope you will visit us and the beautiful island Sri Lanka in the...

Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the garden room of the lodge with our 2 year old son. The room is nice and spacious, the garden is absolutely amazing, and the views are gorgeous. It's a fabulous base for exploring Kandy. Kandy is a wonderful town, but is rather busy. It was great to stay at serene place where we had breakfast with...

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Razik M, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your valuable time in posting a very realistic review.We enjoyed having you.We know for sure your toddler son made good use of his stay here. Razik

Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The hosts are welcoming and kind and offer a personal experience. The bed was large and comfortable with fresh, clean linen. Located in a quiet area surrounded by serene gardens. A lovely, local breakfast was included. The town area is easily accessible and about 20 minutes on foot. This was the most expensive accommodation during our stay in Sri Lanka...

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Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Stayed 2 Nights in a family room. Small Place, Close to Kandy lake, but still far enough away to escape from the traffic noise. Arrived one day later then planned due to cancelled flight, and didn`t have to pay for the night. Owner arranged with a very good driver for us in the lodges` car, for a reasonable price. Very...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely time at the Royal tourist lodge. It's run by a lovely couple who will go out of their to make sure you have a good time in Kandy. The rooms are clean with good access to wifi and the garden is beautiful. I can also highly recommend the breakfast!!! In addition, the owners linked up with...

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Razik, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks indeed for giving your valuable time while holidaying here for posting a very positive review of our place.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Had a very good 2 days in this lodge, high standards and good location.Very nice couple ,beautiful house.Really interesting insight into Sri Lanka from the couple running the lodge and enjoyed their company.

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Razik M, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Anusha for taking the time in reviewing my place.Your magnanimous gesture in calling from the station requesting to collect Rs.9000/- unpaid taxi fare which was eron ausly not billed. BIG THANK YOU RAZIK

Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed at this very conveniently located lodge. Our hosts were helpful, knowledgable & interesting people who made us feel very welcome. We received a great breakfast every morning and we had a fabulous Sri Lankan home cooked meal one evening. The location was also very quiet, so a good nights sleep was assured, highly recommend!!!

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Razik M, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your valuable time in reviewing my place.We will be warmly received on your next visit too. Razik

Belgium
Reviewed 29 February 2016

The owners are very calm and caring. You feel at ease right away. They have a well maintained nice little garden, showing his eye for detail and way of living. The rooms have everything one needs, are clean and standard.

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Razik M, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review and it is definitely very encouraging. Razik

Guangzhou, PRC
Reviewed 27 February 2016

The room is spacey, clean and has a/c. Wifi is good. The garden is very beautiful and the breakfast in the garden was amazing. The location is on the half of the hill and not far from the Kandy Lake and the Tooth Temple. The owners are friendly and definitely a nice to stay in Kandy.

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Razik M, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks.Your review made us even more comfortable. Razik

London
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

RTL guest house was a nice introduction to Kandy overall. Its location just off the river was ideal for getting into the town centre (15-20min walk or 200Rs/£1 in a tuk tuk) and the room was very spacious with a lovely balcony overlooking the hills where we had breakfast each morning. The bed was very big and the shower was...

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Razik M, Owner at Royal Tourist Lodge, responded to this review

Your comment in the review was greatly appreciated. 1.Regarding the charges from the Airport.I agree sometimes one could get cheaper vehicles from the airport.These are vehicles waiting at the Airport after bringing guests from Kandy and they will drive back if they are paid the fuel expences.The big markup is enjoyed by the counter at the airport.In this case a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Royal Tourist Lodge is meant for a quiet escape from the hustle and noise of the ever changing city life. From the picturesque and attractive environment to the variety of ranging cuisine, Royal Tourist Lodge brings you ever closer to a peaceful relaxed Sri Lankan lifestyle. ROYAL TOURIST LODGE is situated about 1 kilometer away and 15 minutes walk round the lake to the city. The guest house is completely away from all sound and air pollution. There are large modern comfortable rooms (Newly Refurbished with Air Conditioning, TV and Mini Bar) with attached toilets, hot water and sit out facing lush lawn ( smoking permitted in this area ), beautiful garden and greenery. Excellent environment for relaxation. Besides the guests will enjoy Sri Lankan family hospitality. Guests are advised not to come with drivers as we do not provide drivers accommodation. However cheap accommodation for drivers could be arranged.Good vehicles and tuk tuks could be arranged for city tours.Arrangements could be made for airport transfer or pick up from the railway station. Shortest approach is from Rajapihilla Terrace. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Tourist Lodge

Address: No.201 | Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: $62 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“garden views”
 of 5 bubbles 920anushaa, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“choose the room downstairs and you can have a breakfast in the beautiful garden.”
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 of 5 bubbles XiaohongP, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The lodge has only four rooms. Recommend a room on the first floor. Enjoy breakfast and dinner on the private balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles barryd757, 19 Mar 2015 | Read review
“TRiple room on ground floor has direct access to the garden and breakfast is served on the private patio.Walking through the family living room to get to the bedroom, may feel odd, but it is not a problem.”
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 of 5 bubbles Angela089, 12 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Triple room was great.”
 of 5 bubbles davidwB5620GP, 14 Feb 2015 | Read review
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