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Rafters Retreat

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

The food was overpriced but tasty. It was repetitive for vegetarians. The room overlooked the Kelani river - so the view was excellent, but the room was basic. The manager was very sweet but could not help us when we wanted to go bird watching....More

1  Thank Radhika T
Reviewed 21 February 2017

eco lodge in beautiful location in rainforest environs. room = basic, but clean, comfortable and contains everything you need for a night's stay: kitchen serves appetizing food and drink choices AND wonderful, friendly, accommodating staff attend to any needs... delightful!!

1  Thank AngelaAlaska
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The room we had was overlooking the river and the view was fantastic! It felt like you where miles from anything in the world and was so peaceful. The staff where awesome; rafting was sooo much fun! I can't advice this place any more and...More

1  Thank Rob N
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing location right on the river, but its definitely for those who seek a sense of adventure...as accommodation is basic...so be prepared! Its run by a limited number of people, so its hard to find a manager when needed... security is very lapse, but the...More

1  Thank Lovingitall22
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The rafting was lots of fun. The guides were great and taught us the basics of whitewater rafting. We left at 7am and were on the river for 90mins. The hotel is rustic, so be prepared. Bring bug spray. The cabins have three walls. The...More

2  Thank Reena511
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US$57 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Nimit M
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Response from LisannevdBrink | Reviewed this property |
We needed to pay extra..
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Osamah S
30 April 2017|
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Response from Nimesh W | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely yes you can do the rafting with them. Morning time is always preferable as the water flow is bit high that time (if you want to enjoy the rafting its a must) and you wont feel much heat in d morning usually.Enjoy
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"Ask to be closer to the main pavilion - when it gets dark it's hard to see."
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"Be sure you are a out and out nature lover."
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"Nice place in Sri Lanka."
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"All the rooms are facing the river and a part of the nature in every signle way starting from the entrance to..."
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