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dubai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this hotel with family and though the location was a lil difficult to reach , the stay at this hotel was all worth it! The rooms were cosy and clean and it was like living in an ancient styled villa .. There were books to borrow to read and ancient styles decor all over the place. We were...

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Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finding the hotel was a little difficult as it is out of Kandy and on back roads. My room was set up for a family with queen bed and two singles with ensuite (and A/C) but was fine. I had the impression that they were not expecting us (even though our travel company had booked us) but service was fine....

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Bamberg, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my wife has spend one night before we leave this beautyfull country. It was the right place for the last night. We love the silence and the beautyfull View. A friend from us is the brother from the owner. I'm so happy that he has had the tipp for spending the last night with so kindly and helpfull...

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Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel with friendly personnel, nice rooms (incl. AC) with fantastic view from the hilltop facing Kandy city. To get there, driver or TukTuk recommended as the hotel is situated outside of the city on the hillside. Perfect after an exhausting day in Kandy city.

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Trbovlje
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is really basic old small hotel witch would need quite a lot of repair to get in good shape. It is good for one night stay but not much more. It is situated on the hill with a narrow rough and winding road. CHECK IN/OUT went smoothly. ROOM is normal size, clean but without closet, refrigerator, hair dryer or...

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Brisbane
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We managed to obtain two double rooms here at very short notice after the Hotel Suisse cancelled our rooms less than four hours before we were to check in. From the first phone call the Manager, Anura, and his staff were accommodating and helpful. The road up to this guesthouse which clings to the hills [providing a lovely outlook from...

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We spent two days in this guest house and it was perfect for us. It is not near Kandy, you need 10-15 min by tuktuk to reach it. But it has a great view over Kandy and is so carefully designed (minimalistic, cute, local, cosy chairs, large bathroom, romantic dining room, pleasant pool) that we could easily stay longer if...

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2761Sue, Owner at The Change, responded to this review

dear sir madam hi how are u ?i think you arrive home very safe .and it was nice to meet you and your great full company .i want to than you for this golden word s which you wright in TripAdvisor .that was realy helpful for our new searchers.thank you. thank you very much wasting your valuable time for this...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Our room was nice enough and the bed was comfortable, but when I asked for a blanket (there was none of any kind), I was given a mattress pad. The room REEKED of moth balls that had been tossed by the dozen into the armoire. The smell was overpowering to the extent that I had a hard time sleeping until...

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2761Sue, Owner at The Change, responded to this review

dear sir madam good day sorry for the month balls. why didn't you ask to change the room .we have put some rooms .the balls , because we got some insects in the room .and we forgot to get read of them we are really sorry for that .we hope it will not happen again in the future. can you...

Murter Island, Croatia
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The Change is great place to stay near Kandy. Kandy is just too busy but the The Change is excellent choice to stay - nice rooms, nice owner and staff and great food. And the best is great view. And the breakfast in the nice decorated room with a view and small pool in the garden. We have really enjoyed.

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2761Sue, Owner at The Change, responded to this review

dear sir madam hi ? have a good day i think you came home safely. thank you very much for the lovely review .it going to be very help full for our future clients .thank you very much spending your valuable time for this . anura the change srilanka kandy

West Sussex
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We were booked into this hotel by our tour guide. We had a lovely room on the upper floor over looking the pool with super views over the pool. The staff were all very friendly. We were there with our Son on Christmas Eve and to celebrate we shared our coffee liqueur with them & they in turn gave us...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about The Change

Address: Green Hill, Block 56, Heerassagala, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Heerassagala
Price Range: RM220 - RM286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Change 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“The rooms at the upper floor have the magnificent view.”
slovenia8, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms overlooking the pool are great.”
GregorG310, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Main house rooms above the dining room probably get in-room internet (the other bldg does not).”
LoneStarSondra, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Over looking the pool”
SUNOMA, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one over looking Kandy hills”
S7121SAmichelleo, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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