Welcome to Kitulgala
The Kitulgala Rest House is located in a greenly-elevated banks of the Kelani River with instant access to nature and tranquility.
Our Signature Facility
The River View restaurant offers a variety of Sri Lankan and Western Cuisine during the main meals while offering a variety of all-day dining, snacks, Wines, Spirits and a choice of non-alcoholic beverages. Our recipes are some of the most unique traditional recipes in Sri Lanka treasured for generations and scrumptiously enjoyed by travelers from around the world.
The Resort is a very convenient hub for number of Tourist attractions with in the Sabaragamuwa Province in Sri Lanka. Number of such attractions list to over 15 with in a 1 hour radius inclusive of Nature, Culture, Religion, History, Shopping and way of life. Kitulgala is a popular attraction for White Water Rafting, Canoeing, Freshwater bathing and also to witness the original movie-set (remaining ruins) of the Bridge on the River Kwai.
We stayed here for one night as part of an Exodus tour of Sri Lanka. Our room overlooked the river, which was in full spate. The hotel has an interesting history and there are pictures on display from the filming of "The Bridge over the River Kwai". The food was good...
For a rest house set up by the govt it is way better than I had imagined it would be. Location is perfect. On the main road and by the river at the same time. The staff is very friendly and helpful...
We had one night at the Rest House. Lovely location by the river and convenient for white water rafting. We enjoyed the food in the restaurant-good Sri Lankan breakfast and buffet...