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“Perfect hotel to explore Kandy and surroundings”
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Kandy View Hotel
Ranked #34 of 56 Hotels in Kandy
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Kandy View is a perfect hotel. The view is really nice, especially from the rooms on the top floor. The rooms are simple, but comfortable and clean. Diner and breakfast are super! Staff and owner are really nice and super helpfull when you want to plan trips, book tickets, plan journeys etc. Wouldn't hesitate to stay there again!

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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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1  Thank Derkjan68
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Reviewed 9 August 2014

An average lodge with a restaurant.nothing fancy,small place .rooms are ok. Bathrooms clean. Beds comfortable. Food average not much of a choice. Don't get misled by the name . You don,t get a view of Kandy town from this hotel. Scenery out from your window or restaurant is nice though
.lots of greenery. Staff friendly and try their best to keep the guests happy.

Stayed: May 2014
Thank Prasanna A
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

i did not recommend that place. tv is not work also the swimming pool is very dirty .Soap dish fell off the wall as soon as you touched it......only good thing is staff is was friendly . i never go back that hotel again.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled solo
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1  Thank steffan1991
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Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

This hotel has an enviable location and you get good views from almost any window in the place. The best though is from their rooftop restaurant although the food is quite expensive for what it is. If you have any meal there though, the breakfast is certainly worth trying. Lots of choice and v substantial - one of the best we had in Sri Lanka.
This hotel also has a pool. The water is freezing but that can be a welcome relief in the heat. It was a bit too chilly for me though! Good stay overall.
(We were actually here in 2008 but I only just found the notes I took at the time!).

Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
1  Thank jibbi
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

This hotel boasts a stunning view and it's true, it's absolutely gorgeous. The staff is professional, very nice, and accomodating, and the food is excellent (though pricey). The location is not great, as it's a dark walk up a steep hill, and about 30 minutes to downtown Kandy. However, there are tuk-tuks available 24/7 to take you anywhere you want to go. The hotel arranges any kind of special tour for you (at a higher price, but they do need to make a profit, and their tours are good), and even matched me and my fiance up with another couple as they knew we were on a budget to save us some money. The pool was much too cold to swim in, so I couldn't try it (I was there in the rainy season, so it wasn't warm enough). The rooms on the ground floor are definitely musty smelling, but decently clean. All in all, I would return, but I think it's a bit more pricey than should be.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank pilar813
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Reviewed 31 May 2014

This hotel was booked through our tour company, and we had read good reviews about the place and their rooms. Unfortunately we were given the worst room... The room on the ground floor. It is true, you can hear everything above and the room itself isn't great (compared to the others) the shower was shabby and cold, with a open drain where you could see below and there was a gap on the side of the wall where you could hear everything of the bathroom next door. Saying that, the staff were friendly and the view from the restaurant upstairs was really nice. The breakfast included was also nice with fresh fruit and omelettes and the dinner in the evening was surprisingly tasty also. A great hotel just shame about the room- when booking ask for the upper level rooms!!

Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

When we arrived at the hotel the owner convinced us to take the Deluxe room and said that we would see the difference with other rooms. The Deluxe room had a beautiful view indeed while the other rooms we got to see were facing a wall, this convinced us quickly. However, there was nothing 'Deluxe' in this room except the view. The bed sheets were so used that we could see through them and they were torn apart on each border. The mirror light in the bathroom was not working and electric cables were coming out loose. And last but not least the sink was not evacuating the water properly. Despite all this we enjoyed our stay thanks to the kindness of the staff and the good location of the hotel.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Kandy View Hotel

Address: Ampitiya Road | 40, 22 Hillpankandura, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool
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Ranked #34 of 56 Hotels in Kandy
Price Range: £8 - £16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kandy View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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