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77.0% Based on 431 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 out of 5

Hotel Description

Family-friendly stay near Udawalawe National Park

In Embilipitiya

You'll find Udawalawe National Park and Udawalawa Elephant Orphanage within 3 miles (5 km) of this hotel. Udawalawe Reservoir is within 3 miles (5 km) and Uda Walawe National Park is within 16 miles (25 km).

Multiple dining options

This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, a bar/lounge, and an indoor pool. Families will appreciate the playground, barbecue grills, and supervised childcare. Enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool and free perks like English breakfast and valet parking.

Free WiFi

The 36 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and room service. Other amenities include balconies or patios, rainfall showerheads, and coffee/tea makers. Limited housekeeping is available.

Deluxe Tent, 1 Double Bed, Lake View, Lakeside

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$64* Per night/room Aug 27 - Aug 28

Luxury Tent with wild safari

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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Property Features

Athgira River Camp offers its guests an indoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. Spa services, a library, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the family-friendly Athgira River Camp. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. Self parking and valet parking are free. This Embilipitiya hotel is smoke free.

  • 36 guestrooms or units
  • 2 dining venues
  • Built in 2008
  • English breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Library
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • No smoking on site
  • Lockers available

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Playground on site
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Transport

  • Airport: Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) (182.1 km / 113.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Athgira River Camp offers 36 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations include desks. This Embilipitiya hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and complimentary toiletries. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free English breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Athgaala - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Wild Bar - Onsite bar. Open 24 hours.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Spa Services

  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transportation is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per stay.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are 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. Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation.

  • Security system
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Debit cards

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 25

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 90 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Athgira River Camp Hotel Udawalawa
  • Athgira River Camp Hotel Embilipitiya
  • Athgira River Camp Udawalawa
  • Athgira River Camp
  • Athgira River Camp Embilipitiya
  • Athgira River Camp Embilipiti

You should know

  • Athgira River Camp offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.