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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This guesthouse has pros and cons. Yes, it is out of Kandy and quiet and the views from the rooftop terrace are beautiful. The meals are good. However, it didn't work for me as a solo traveler. I was the only guest there, so it was a bit lonely. The owners should provide some local tourist information. They had no...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

No words to describe this place. Beautiful villa with just 5 rooms & a wonderful terrace restaurant. The owner Mr Palitha along with his young family was a wonderful host who made us feel like a part of his own family, personally preparing breakfast at our own convenience, and upon request prepared 2 exceptional local meals for us. Just about...

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Reviewed 15 January 2015

Absolutely stunning roof terrace which is an absolute joy to wake and walk upstairs too. There we enjoyed a lovely breakfast served by the lovely owner, taking in the breathtaking 360 degree view. The room was lovely clean and quiet with a comfortable bed. The place is very peaceful overlooking Kandy. The only downside is the location is a little...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in Villa Sandalwood. The location is a bit far from the city center (700lkr to go and 500lkr to the city center in tuktuk) but it's really nice to escape from the noisy city! We advice you to take the number of the hotel because it's hard to find (no sign). The panoramic view is amazing...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 29 July 2014

This is a little hidden gem! We stayed here 2 nights with a family of four. It was lovely! Simple luxury. It's very small and therefore also very personal. They have a roof terrace with the most amazing view and just arriving in Sri Lanka it was a great place to unwind. Both nights we ate there and also had...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 May 2014

The place is not easy to find, 1( minutes drive outside Kandy. But it's worth looking for it. The place is really great with very nice rooms, a beautiful rooftop terrace with perfect view of Kandy Surroundings. The food was great and the service very good as well. Fully recommended

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 20 April 2014

The villa is pretty and the rooms are nice. The service is good. We stayed there for 2 nights last week. It was so hot that we couldn't sleep. There is no Aircon. There is one ceiling fan. There are no screens on the windows so you don't leave them open because of mosquitos. There were spiders and spiderwebs in...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Sweet people, fresh food, stunning views from dining roof. After seeing how touristy and congested Kandy center was, I was so happy to be in a quiet, clean room away from all that and with so much personal service. First there's Jagat, who is about as pleasant as you can ask for in serving the food and tending to any...

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Reviewed 8 March 2014

I have been to Sri Lankan about six times and my husband is Sri Lankan. I have been to heaps of hotels over the past few years and this really was one, if not the best experience that I have had! Great experience especially for the price! Amazing view, extremely clean, nice bathroom ( often lacking in Sri lanka even...

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KL, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 December 2013

My husband and I spent 3 nights in Villa Sandalwood. This small family-run place is actually a house that had upper floor converted to be hotel rooms. Villa Sandalwood is located in Kundasale and not in Kandy town. This is something everyone needs to be aware of -- since it's not easy to get to Kandy town without transport. But...

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Address: 09 Pallekalle, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: £25 - £31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Sandalwood 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“The honeymoon suite is gorgeous”
 of 5 bubbles FloorC87, 29 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The pictures provided were very accurate! Ah yes and didn't notice an AC but Kandy is quite cool and the using the fan even got a bit chilly this time of year.”
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 of 5 bubbles Schanita, 8 Mar 2014 | Read review
“The suite room is big. The twin rooms has a balcony. Bring your own toiletries if you don't like sandalwood soap. The power outlets are for 3 round prongs. Bring your own bedroom slippers if you like.”
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 of 5 bubbles gpgp, 5 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Sometimes the reviews are deceiving as well, so do proper homework from different sites for the hotel you choose for vacation.”
 of 5 bubbles ZohaAli, 30 Oct 2012 | Read review
“A home away from home experience, book early.”
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