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Kandy Holiday Home
Ranked #35 of 55 Hotels in Kandy
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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“Excellent”
Reviewed 18 October 2013

We stayed in a triple room (one single and one double bed) for one night in October 2013. The accommodation has breath taking views and is very reasonably priced. The staff are excellent, very helpful. The food was also lovely and again very reasonably priced. I would recommend this accommodation.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Bled, Slovenia
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Reviewed 3 May 2013 via mobile

The location is not the best, but everything else was great. Food is decent, rooms are nice..just the bathroom could be a bit newer. Great view in the morning from the top terrace if you wake up early. Friendly and helpful staff. Service was fast. Beer is quite expensive: 350rs.

  • Stayed April 2013
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Reviewed 3 April 2013

We stayed in Kandy Holiday Home for 2 nights in Mar 2013. The hotel is located in a quiet area about 2 kms from Kandy lake. We got a room on the first floor which has a private balcony and good views overlooking the river. There is no lake view as mentioned in one of the earlier reviews. Room was nice, clean and comfortable. There is no phone in the room, and the bell for room service never worked. Breakfast was good with option of srilankan/continental. Staff were very courteous and helpful.They provide accommodation for drivers too.

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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Hoylake, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 January 2013

If you are looking for a place that is clean, great service, fantastic view and great food, this is the place to be. Rohan, the manager and staffs are lovely people and ever ready to assist in request.
Breakfast was lovely and we ate the best Sri Lanken dinnner at restaurant with a huge spread with beer and ginger ale.

Keep up the good work Rohan and team...

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 January 2013

Stayed in this lovely holiday home in October 2012 and found the service to be great, lovely view from the dining area which gives a fantastic view of the area. Do make an effort to wake up early to watch the sunrise as it is a view that is magnificient.

The manager and service staff makes huge effort to help my husband and me out, they were very accommodating to pick us up from the Colombo airport which was a long ride away from the holiday home as our flight arrive almost 11pm. By the time we arrive at the Holiday Home, it was pass midnight but we were greeted with a refreshing pot of tea and cold water which was quite refreshing after a long ride from the airport.

In the morning, we were given a selection of either western or Sri Lanken breakfast. We went for the Sri Lanken breakfast which was extremely delicious and in the evening we had a fabulous spread of Sri Lanken dinner with beer and local ginger ale. It was relaxing and you can enjoy the lovely breeze from the terrace restaurant which is located at the top floor of the home.

If you are looking for a clean, good service and friendly environment, this is the place that you should stay. Keep up the good work to all the lovely staff at Kandy Holiday Home.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 17 January 2013

This was by far the BEST accomodation we stayed at in Sri Lanka during our 2 weeks holiday. The rooms are very nice, and most of all the view from the dining room is breathtaking, specially during breakfast. You get the full view of the lake, just outside Kandy. The place is very quiet and in a nice neighbourhood. Breakfast is very good. We also had dinner here 1 night, but this wasn't the best we had. Very hot food (but this depends on our taste). I would come here again for sure! Best quality/price ratio. I definitely recommend this B&B/hotel. For 5 breakfasts, 4 traditional dinners, 1 beer, 2 water, 3 desserts, 3 nights for 3 people we spent 13.500 rupees total, about 81 euros (27 euros each). The personnel is also very kind and they have a nice place also for the drivers.

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled with family
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Galle, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 31 January 2012

We stayed here the last 2 nights of our trip Kandy.It is a charming small hotel,with a great restaurant outside overlooking the beautiful Mahaweli River and nice Clean rooms, Friendly Staff,Owner Rohan Is Good & Smart Person, I Wish.This is an absolutely lovely hotel.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with friends
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Property: Kandy Holiday Home
Address: Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha | Bangawatta Road, Lewella, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #35 of 55 Hotels in Kandy
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Hotel Class:2 star — Kandy Holiday Home 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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