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Gem River Edge - Eco Home Reviews

Keselkoratuwa - Sella Road, Mailagama - Kataragam, Yala National Park, Sri Lanka

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35 Total Reviews
  • 75%Value For Money
  • 95%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 100%Staff
  • 95%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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The hostel is very comfortable. We experienced wildlife here. The owner here is very nice, helpful and talkative. Their service is very good and sincere. The food here is excellent as the owner is a chef too. We wish we can live for longer time here.

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Thank you very much for your kind review. We are happy that you appreciated and enjoy all our eco home, food and wild life exploration. It was a big pleasure to share with you all this nature. We hope you can come and live again this experience.


A beautiful little oasis in Kataragama. Fantastic hospitality and food. Only downfall is its a little hard to find and a bit outside of Kataragama town (not really that big of a deal though).


Location - not in Yala Park (20 minutes from Enter) Atmosphere - good be ready Vegetarians!!! Value For Money - expensive dinner, but delish!!!! (USD 10/person)

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Thank you very much for your review. Gem River Edge is located on the border of Yala National Park about 8km from Yala NP - north of block 1 - Kataragama entrance (it's not allowed to live inside the park). Our meals are cooked fresh everyday in a srilankan traditional way, we want to offer a complete, healthy, delicious food and the price include drink, dessert and the guest can serve them self as many times as they want. It's included also all other extra drinks.

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