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“Perfect honeymoon location”
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Elephant Stables
Ranked #1 of 55 Hotels in Kandy
Certificate of Excellence
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“Perfect honeymoon location”
Reviewed 13 May 2013

Myself and my partner were upgraded to this hotel through tour company Elephant Island who were opening the boutique hotel as part of their 20th anniversary. Myself and my husband were only the third couple to stay there, and what a stay we had. It was amazing. As if Kandy isn't romantic and amazing wherever you are staying, Elephant Stables just contributed to that. It's been so well done up and it's beautiful. The staff couldn't do enough for us - the views are trememndous. The guys working there disappeared for ages in the evening to do what we thought was a turn down service but it was a swan dispplay with flowers and petals for our honeymoon. The pool looks out over the valley. We sat with a beer on the terrace in the evening and watched the thunderstorms. The rooms were gorgeous. The food was out of this world - we had about 10 different dishes. The chef came out to talk to us personally. Honestly, we were sad that we only got to stay here one night, and we will be going back there in a few years to celebrate an anniversary (if we can afford it!!) The chef made me Eggs Florentine the next morning which I had never had before, and it was well tasty, in fact the breakfast as a whole was just delicious :)

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Inoka K, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Stables, responded to this review, 10 June 2013
Many thanks for the time you have taken to provide us your valuable feedback. We are very glad that we were able to make your special day unforgettable by upgrading you to The Elephant Stables. We hope you will revisit Sri Lanka and The Elephant Stables.
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Property: Elephant Stables
Address: 46 Nittawela Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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Ranked #1 of 55 Hotels in Kandy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Elephant Stables 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Elephant Stables is a beautiful colonial era bungalow on a hill overlooking Kandy city that has been converted into a luxurious boutique hotel offering elegant colonial style living in Sri Lanka. It features a unique blend of original mid-century furniture with modern chic interiors with an exceptional level of personalized service. ... more   less 
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