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River Side Cabana

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Just like staying in a tree house you built as a kid only a million times better! Down lights, electricity, a fan and wifi - this two storey tree house is the best accommodation I have ever booked. You have your own ensuite on the ground, then only a staircase, a paddle ladder to a cosy deck with seating and...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We booked the standard room of the property, without noticing it was not a tree house room. We didn't mind so much, as we were tired and wouldn't spend much time there (safari was planned). When we got in our room we found it totally dirty, that room had not been cleaned in more than a month, at least, dust...

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London
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

There is a shop/restaurant attached to this hostel, run by them and the woman in it tried to overcharge me for water, when I asked the boys there the price for water they gave me a lower price and pretended that she couldn't have known the prices. Since she ran the restaurant I refused to eat there. They also charged...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

The people here are really genuine and kind. The food is great and very well priced which is hard to find in most tourist spots in Sri Lanka. We actually got to know the other guests quite well when we were here too and we had a great time with them. The place seems to be poorly managed in terms...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We stayed for 2 nights, Christmas eve and day. We left early on Christmas day for a safari, but the owner was waiting for us (5 am!) with take-away breakfast! He was very accommodating (one night my kids asked for an orange Fanta and he sent one of his assistants out on a scooter and got a couple!) He made...

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The few days I spent in River Side Cabana were just fantastic! The owners, Dimuthu and Sujata, are so much adorable and helpful. He organises anything you want and she cooks the best rice and curry ever. Their two children are always smiling and laughing out loud, which makes the stay even nicer. The place is beautiful and surrounded by...

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Aubonne, Switzerland
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This was my second stay at Dimuthu's place. It was realy great seeing him again after a few years! The place grew up, there is now wifi, and a new treehouse, just next to the first one which also has an amazing view on the river. I saw from my room a tons of birds, some monkeys, water buffalo ,...

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Leytron, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I spend two nights at riverside cabana and I felt me really good !! The people which work here are friendly, pleasant and I felt me like at home. There is several kind of rooms and we had the chance to sleep in a beautiful room which is open on the river like a half-close balcony. "Sujata" the mother of...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The experience was amazing. Never knew that staying in a treehouse would be this comfortable. You did not feel too hot at all, and the water was not too cold. The most memorable piece was the time spent with the host's family. The owner was helpful, owner's wife was sweet and the kids were cheerful. We had traditional curry there,...

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March, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

The host of Riverside Cabanas- Dimu, is such a great, laid back, helpful guy. Super friendly and really knows his stuff about the area. We felt really welcomed from the moment we arrived. The complimentary welcome drinks were a nice touch. The rooms are spacious and clean and in a great location, right on the river. We saw loads of...

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Additional Information about River Side Cabana

Address: 540/1 Gangasiripura, Debarawewa, Tissamaharama 82600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tissamaharama
Price Range: RM64 - RM115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — River Side Cabana 2.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Ask for the family room on the river - or ask for the new rooms they just built. They looked awesome!”
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marissahauser, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are two tree houses near the river, although be aware that they may be around 4 times more expensive”
631cl, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Tree House”
teresazajk, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Big tree house at the river side”
michaelab7, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Make sure to get the river facing tree house. There is big family sized one and a smaller, couple one. we had the smaller one and loved it.”
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angelblythec, 6 May 2015 | Read review
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