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Kandy Down Town Hostel

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Hannover, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at kandy downtown hostel for one night and it was a lovely stay. Especially the two Ladys Kanthi and mapa who are running this place a very kind and caring. Their curry was just delicious! And when we got up before breakfast time they did everything so we wouldn't leave with an empty stomach. Tea is always for...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good for solo travellers or groups. Big house and rooms. Lovely staff. Tuktuk to city center or train 200. Everything works fine, but the beds are a bit too small and uncomfortable. Good value for the money

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cool place! After the bustle of the city of Kandy come here and have a rest. Lots of space, a huge hall. This is not a cellar with a few small roos. Yes its good kitchen, free breakfast, free coffee and tea. There was no hot water, but why do you need it in Sri Lanka? :)) Here you can...

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

As a backpacker I wasn't really welcomed in Sri Lanka until I found Downtown hostel. I absolutely loved this place and the city itself. I stayed around one week all in all and really enjoyed being in this hostel. Veena (name can be wrong as time passed) became my Sri Lankan angel. She works at reception and she always ready...

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I'm a female solo traveller, it's pretty hard to find hostels in Sri Lanka and meet people. This hostel was the exception. Decent enough location, cheap and met some cool people. We paid 150 rupees in a tuk tuk to the hostel from the bus station but we had to haggle hard from 300! Picture here of the front isn't...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Puspa, the host, was incredibly friendly, helpful, and energetic. Best service of any hostel I've ever had. The breakfast in the morning was home made, and the kitchen was available whenever we needed to cook.

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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

City itself is a lovely place, and you will love it more by staying at this place!(kandy downtown hostel) no.93, anniewatta road. Now, they moved to no.101 anniewatta road, just around 50steps away from former place. Aunty Lala (in the photo) is very nice and thoughtful. A home away from home, Indeed! LOVE it.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at this hostel twice now because I really enjoyed it! I was welcomed very warmly by the woman who runs the place and she was happy to show me around and provide me with tea and coffee! The house itself is beautiful and it is kept very clean. It's situated in a peaceful and attractive location just...

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Kempten, Germany
Reviewed 8 October 2016

During our trip with been there even two times. The balance between the price and what you get is great! The woman who runs the hostel is very nice and helpful. If you need something immediately she goes and looks for it. We've been in the girls room downstairs and enjoyed very much having the small balcony there. You can...

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 3 October 2016

場所が中心から少し離れていて、わかりづらいです。トゥクトゥクの運転手さんもわかりませんでした。地図や住所を用意して行った方が良いです。 かわいらしいおばあちゃんが一人で対応してくれました。色々質問に答えてくださり助かりました。  部屋はドミトリールーム6人部屋を、セールで5ドルで泊まりました。清潔さは普通ですが、値段を考えれば、かなり良いと思います。  The location is far from the center of city and difficult to find it. It would be better you have map or address. The elderly woman at reception is so cute and helped me make my schedule of sightseeing. I stayed 6 beds dorm room by 5 US$ on sale. The cleanness at rooms and shower are...

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Additional Information about Kandy Down Town Hostel

Address: 93 Aniwatta Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: £8 - £13 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“I stayed in an 8 bunk room and it was very spacious with plenty of windows for ventilation an mosquito nets were provided for all the bunks.”
 of 5 bubbles juandH2412TJ, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room beside windows are good.”
 of 5 bubbles wendy19901124, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“1st room on the right more sunny. nice common terrace”
 of 5 bubbles khaliforest, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for rooms at rear.”
 of 5 bubbles pw_baird123, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms downstairs have a nice balcony”
 of 5 bubbles diogoc117, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
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