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    Elephant Stables

    46 Nittawela Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Small but very comfortable hotel on a hill looking over trees and temples. A beautiful location with a beautiful view, out of the chaos of overcrowded Kandy streets with their ongoing construction. Word of advice, ask the hotel to call a tuk-tuk instead of using...More

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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Stayed in the bungalow as a family of 5 (kids of 16, 14 & 12). Service, food, location, view, WiFi and history - all first class (plus can I mention the VIEW once again?!). Used the free shuttle service over to the main hotel for...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We didn't know much about this place before we arrived....it was simply booked as a short stop off point between the cultural triangle and the tea trails. It turned out to be an absolute hidden gem up on the hillside though and we really regretted...More

    Thank Selina_J_W
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We started our girls trip at this epic colonial location during Peraherah weekend. Far enough from the crowd and perfect view of Kandy. Staff are exceptional, the best service we got throughout our 1 week trip in SL. Attentive and went over expectations to help...More

    Thank Ivy W
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This small hotel is a gem. It breathes history and grace. The view is amazing. The staff makes you feel right at home. We stayed in the tent for 2 days. This was an experience in itself which I highly recommend. The chef serves the...More

    Thank jeroen h
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
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    Details
    • Price range
    • US$174 - US$391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Kandy
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    Topsecret12
    2 September 2015|
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    Response from Inoka K | Property representative |
    It’s best to arrange a vehicle from the hotel in Bentoa to arrive in Elephant Stables. From Elephant Stables, you can do day trips to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and to other interesting places. Please feel free to call on... More
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    25 January 2015|
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    Response from Lindum20C | Reviewed this property |
    Hi there, There was no spa at the hotel as far as I am aware and the pool is very small cheers Jimmy Lumsden Haddington, Scotland
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    Reed1603
    9 September 2014|
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    Response from Inoka K | Property representative |
    Dear Reed, When we first opened the hotel, the water pump was fixed near the citronella room hence there were a few clients who were disturbed by the hum it produced. We have moved the water pump to a different location... More
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    "Stay in the lemongrass suite which is one of two rooms with a balcony. Also remember to turn the hot water on..."
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    "Ask for room with terrace"
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    "All Rooms have a nice view. Request for one with Balcony."
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    "Don't stay in the concrete bunker."
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