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    Helga's Folly

    70 Rajaphilla Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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    • Excellent57%
    • Very good22%
    • Average6%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible9%
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    “family history” (19 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 22 December 2014

    We came across the most unexpected hotel when we were in Kandy , Sri Lanka in Dec 2014 , Helga’s Folly www.helkgasfolly.com . Set up on a mountainside overlooking Sri Lanka’s second largest city , Kandy it is a labour of love that is a...More

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    Response from Blythspirit77, Owner at Helga's FollyResponded 24 December 2014

    Thank you so much for your kind and very gracious review, which is much appreciated by all. So glad that you were able to understand and enjoy what 'she' had to offer. When the curtain goes down on me, I am confident that another exciting...More

    Reviewed 9 December 2014

    You cannot go to Kandy without visiting Helga's. They serve high tea which we were supposed to do as part of our tour but this did not happen as time ran out. However we did have a short visit and Madame Helga gave us a...More

    3  Thank Barbara S
    Response from Blythspirit77, Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 11 December 2014

    Dear Madam Barbara. Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write your gracious review, which is much appreciated. So glad that you were able to understand and enjoy the Folly, 'our home' which it is not not only to Madam Helga and her...More

    Reviewed 9 December 2014

    We had great expectations of Helga's Folly but we disappointed. On our arrival, although the décor was interesting, the complete lack of enthusiasm of the staff and the absence of other guests didn't greatly inspire us. We were shown the bedrooms which were appropriately shabby...More

    7  Thank Tony B
    Reviewed 2 December 2014

    My partner and I were taken to visit Helga's Folly by our tour guide one afternoon during our short stay in Kandy. We were enchanted by the Hotel and decided to dine at Helga's Folly that evening. So glad we did. We had the place...More

    3  Thank theweather
    Response from Blythspirit77, Owner at Helga's FollyResponded 3 December 2014

    Dear 'The weather'. Thank you so very much or taking the time and trouble to write your gracious review which is much appreciated by ALL. So very glad that you were able to understand and enjoy what HF has to offer. Sorry that we could...More

    Reviewed 25 November 2014 via mobile

    Nice place to stay.....................nice friendly staff........................the food was great. I would stay there again. ........... I loved the decor ........................................not a bad location however the road upto it is very very dark so it can be intimidating if your alone.More

    2  Thank Paul W
    Response from Blythspirit77, Public Relations Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 27 November 2014

    Thank you so much for taking time to write your kind review Paul. So very glad that you were able to understand HF and were able to enjoy 'her'. Take care, and hope to see you back again. All the very best for Christmas and...More

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    5 March 2017|
    Response from Blythspirit77 | Property representative |
    Yes .. All reviews help us and we do take them seriously .. Thank you for your excellent site. Very best from all at the Folly.
    Martin P
    21 July 2016|
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    Response from Blythspirit77 | Property representative |
    About 15-20 minutes.Very best from us all at Helgas Folly..
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