Royal Palms Beach

Abrew Drive WaskaduwKalutaraSri Lanka
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About Royal Palms Beach

Situated in the idyllic area of Kalutara, Royal Palms Beach is an extravagant hotel, only a three-hour journey by car from Colombo International Airport.

This hotel has 124 rooms. Each room is individually furnished in an array of shades including white and beige. Visitors can order room service 24-hours a day and will enjoy the opulence of the private bathroom. The room facilities include air conditioning and a flat screen television with cable channels.

Guests can unwind in a Jacuzzi, take a refreshing swim in the outdoor pool and practice their strokes on the tennis court. A fitness centre and Internet access is also available.

Oriental Seafood Restaurant serves Asian cuisine while The Palmetto Coffee Shop offers snacks. Guests can listen to live music while enjoying a divine cocktail in the Lounge Bar.

Points of interest close to Royal Palms Beach include Richmond Castle and Sri Lanka Karting Circuit.


Abrew Drive Waskaduw, Kalutara, Sri Lanka
Telephone: +94(342)2281137 | Fax: +94(342)228112 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business centre
  • Concierge
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Disco/ Nightclub
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hairdresser
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking lot
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Pool bar
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty-center
  • Massage
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

For children

  • Child / Baby Crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00

Positive Reviews

Top service.

Many visitors were enthusiastic about the service they received from the hotel personnel. They remarked the employees were amiable and hard-working, willing to resolve any query in a prompt fashion. The front desk and bar staff members in particular were given compliments by some guests. Others recalled the names of some of the hotel personnel, such was the impression they made on them. If you are looking to stay at a hotel where premium service is given, Royal Palms Beach is the right hotel for you.

Great cuisine.

Most travellers were happy with the food that was served, stating the food had a great taste and was well cooked. Also, they remarked there was a wide range of food that was available.

Huge pool.

A number of guests enjoyed using the swimming pool. They advised the pool was large and well maintained.

Negative Reviews

Poor entertainment.

The night time activities at the hotel were criticised by some guests. They advised the entertainment lacked variety and wasn’t that exciting to watch. Some travellers even stated they slept through the entertainment.

Excessive tipping.

This is something that the hotel needs to address. There were some visitors to Royal Palms Beach that were upset with certain staff members regarding tipping. They remarked they felt pressurised to tip some hotel personnel for small acts of service, such as handing visitors a towel. Unfortunately, there are some hotel staff members that expect tips whereas others do not.

Loud train.

There were a few complaints regarding the noise from outside the hotel. Some guests stated there is a train that runs right outside the hotel, making it difficult for them to sleep at night.

Rating Overview

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8.7 out of 10 based on 1033 reviews