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Desk, free WiFi
Desk, free WiFi
Shower, free toiletries
Lobby Lounge

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1 review
Guests rated this property 2.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available


Explore the area

Popular LocationKinellan Tea Factory23 min drive
Popular LocationNine Arches Bridge42 min drive
Popular LocationLittle Adam's Peak43 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 1 Double Bed

    Room amenities

    • 220 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Classic Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Hill View

    Room amenities

    • 130 sq ft
    • Hill view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsClassic Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Hill View

About this area


River Side Hotel is located in Badulla. Kataragama Devale and Muthiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Ella Rock and Dunhinda Falls.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Kinellan Tea Factory - 23 min drive
  • Nine Arches Bridge - 42 min drive
  • Little Adam's Peak - 43 min drive
  • Ravana Falls - 49 min drive
  • Ella Rock - 62 min drive

Getting around

  • Ella Railway Station - 37 min drive

About this property

River Side Hotel

3-star hotel with restaurant and outdoor pool
A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include concierge services, free newspapers, and barbecue grills. All 17 rooms offer free WiFi, room service, and TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include free newspapers, ceiling fans, and showers. Limited housekeeping is available.
River Side Hotel offers 17 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary newspapers and complimentary toiletries. Satellite television is provided.

Bathrooms include showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10 AM: USD 4.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Outdoor pool


  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (limited)

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan


  • Free toiletries
  • Shower


  • Satellite channels
  • TV


  • Desk
  • Free newspapers



Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age - 16


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 4.00 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

River Side Hotel Badulla
River Side Badulla
River Side Hotel Hotel
River Side Hotel Badulla
River Side Hotel Hotel Badulla

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at River Side Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, River Side Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to River Side Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is River Side Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at River Side Hotel?
Check-in begins at 3 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Check-out is at noon.
Where is this property located?
Situated in Badulla, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Kataragama Devale, Muthiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya, and St Mark’s Church. Dunhinda Falls and Bogoda Bridge are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for River Side Hotel

Guest rating
1 review
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition
3.0 out of 5 Okay

スリランカの新年ということもあり、レストランは休業。。。 深夜まで爆竹が鳴り響き、近くの部屋(広間?)から話し声が聞こえてきて眠れず。 ロケーションはまずまず。 ただ、ネット予約したのに聞いていない、というリアクションをされると旅行者は不安しかないので、やめてほしいと思うばかり。

Pros: 市街地から少し離れているが、不便ではない。 川が近いからか蚊が多いが、蚊取り線香完備。

Cons: チェックイン時の対応。チェックアウト時の対応。

Location: レストランが休業だったので夕食場所を探すのが大変でした。