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The River House, Balapitiya

4.5-star4.5 stars
No. 70 Uththamagnana MawathaWelagedara, Balapitiya80550Sri LankaGreat location! See map

Luxury villa in Balapitiya with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Reviews & ratings
Great location
Great pool
Rather comfortable
Could use a good cleaning
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The River House, Balapitiya

from $140
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Garden View, Garden Area
  • Jacuzzi Suite
  • Pool Suite

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 5 rooms


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

The River House, Balapitiya’s small print

Also known as

  • River House Villa Balapitiya
  • River House Balapitiya
  • The River House Hotel Balapitiya
  • The River House Sri Lanka/Balapitiya


For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 24 December
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 31 December

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for LKR 8308 per night

Breakfast costs between LKR 20 and LKR 35 for adults, and LKR 10 and LKR 20 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of LKR 75 per vehicle (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The River House, Balapitiya


  • Ariyapala Mask Museum - 42 min walk
  • Ambalangoda Beach - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km
  • Brracuda Diving Center - 5.7 mi / 9.2 km
  • Poseidon Diving Station - 5.7 mi / 9.2 km
  • Natural Moonstone Mine - 7.4 mi / 12 km
  • Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery - 7.6 mi / 12.2 km
  • Seenigama Temple - 9.1 mi / 14.6 km
  • Hikkaduwa Coral Reef - 10.8 mi / 17.3 km

Getting around

  • Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 124 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Airport shuttle

The River House, Balapitiya

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