My four day stay turned into thirteen days due to visa issues. This hotel was the perfect location for such a long visit. The staff are very friendly and eager to help with anything you need (amenities, extra items, local information, etc.). They are situated within 2 km of most Kandy attractions and points of interest. They offer taxi and tuk-tuk services that are "local" price and not "foreigner" price. And the atmosphere was relaxing and quiet.
I stayed in the big room that has a double and king bed with an awesome scenic view for a couple nights then switched to a smaller single room for the rest of my stay. The rooms are clean and comfortable. You forget something, you need something... just ask them. I can't praise the staff enough. The rooms are non-A/C, but the fans were quite sufficient for cooling off. Hot water in every bath room - you may need to ask them to switch it on. Some other reviewer said that the rooms were damp, but that is normal during RAINY monsoon season.
I ate several meals here and they were very accommodating to my vegetarian diet. All food was excellent and big proportions. You can't get a better meal in Kandy at this price. I especially like their traditional Sri Lankan rice and curries. They have a full menu of a variety of foods and drinks.
One of the highlights for this hotel is the free WiFi connection and computer for internet use. All other hotels that I checked in this price range were either pre-pay WiFi or nothing at all. I would recommend to anyone wanting a comfortable and affordable stay... come stay here. I am already planning my next trip to Sri Lanka and I wouldn't stay in any other Kandyan hotel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Very calm, quiet relaxing place, very near to Kandy city central, walking distance to Temple of Tooth relic, have a very nice view, can arrange tours, free wi-fi, friendly environment, lovely food. ... more less
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