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McLeod Inn
Ranked #8 of 357 Speciality Lodging in Kandy
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 4 November 2013

Stayed here in October 2012. Helpful and knowledgeable owners. Clean rooms. Beautiful view. Good base from which to explore Kandy. Located up the hillside so quite a steep walk back. Mosquito nets are provided. Would recommend based on my experience.

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 October 2013 via mobile

Nice guesthouse for a reasonable price.
The shared balcony has a very nice view over the city and lake.
The rooms are clean and the owners are friendly
The only thing is: The mattresses are quite thin.
And . . Keep your Windows closed for the monkeys ;)


Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Chris-8519
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Reviewed 23 October 2013 via mobile

Great family guesthouse with amazing view of the lake. Nice place to relax, rooms super clean at a reasonable price. Don't hesitate. It's up on the hill very quiet and peacefull away from the noise and pollution. Hot water, wifi, ac,fan, laundry service.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Giannakosta
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Reviewed 17 October 2013

Great place overlooking Kandy, with magnificent views. A room with a view will set you back 4000 LKR whilst cheaper rooms are 2500 LKR. The owner was very friendly and nice and gave us a great feeling of welcome. The rooms are simple, clean and well maintained.

The center is only a short tuk tuk ride to the center for about 200 LKR. The only slight negative from our point of view was the 10.30pm curfew as we are night owls by all accounts and we had to hurry back to the hostel at 10.20 pm to avoid being locked out.

Overall great place and beautiful city.

Room Tip: Rooms with a view are very similar to standard rooms so you are paying an extra 1500 LKR for the ...
  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 September 2013

Me and my partner stayed here for two nights and paid 3000Rs a night for a fan room with no view. It is more expensive than other places nearby but it is a cut above the rest. The place is spotless and cared for by a very friendly and welcoming owner. They have a veranda to admire the view and drink a pot of tea on. The owner booked us a tuk tuk into town for us to catch our 5am train to Galle and rearranged this for us when I became really ill. There is no food here, only breakfast but around the corner is a posh hotel serving good food at the same prices as the mediocre guesthouses below if you can't manage the walk or drive into town. We had no problem with noise and the walls went all the way up to the ceiling. We found this place quiet and peaceful and enjoyed our relaxing stay here.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Chelsea R
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Reviewed 20 September 2013 via mobile

Top: a peaceful and open space guesthouse. Rooms directly enter the shared breakfast area. Our room had big windows with great view on the lake, but rooms do not have a balcony. There is a nice shared balcony you can enter from the open space common (breakfast) area.
Tip: room is small with very basic bed and bathroom. Owner finds it important to be real quiet from 10pm.

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Thank MirandaNLD
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Reviewed 1 September 2013

best location we could have asked for. Views were incredible and great value for money! lovely owners. would definitely recommended. Not noisy at all, good recommendations from the owners for Kandy and travelling Sri Lanka in general. Large rooms. Just around the corner from a brilliant view point.
We stayed here during the festival and it was still a complete bargain.
Shame they don't provide a Sri Lankan breakfast, just a continental option but this is a good size.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank amy b
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Address: 65A Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
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Ranked #8 of 357 Speciality Lodging in Kandy
Price Range: £21 - £27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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