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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Travelling solo round Sri Lanka just now. Had this hotel arranged for me by a tour guide. I'll be honest, only real drawback of the hotel is finding it! It's up a small, windy road that has not been tarmac'd - so be prepared to test the car suspension when heading from Kandy city. Once you are there though it's...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 22 September 2016

During our trip to Sri Lanka last week, we had spent one of our nights at The Change. We were given a room with a balcony that overlooked a green valley. The views were breathtakingly beautiful. We also loved how our room were decorated, we felt so relaxed and peaceful here. Food served were excellent too and the staff were...

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

We were welcomed in tis place with lovely staff. The rooms are really nice and spacious. We really love the lokation of the hotel. I would definitely stay here again when I go back to kandu some time.

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australia
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We stayed for 1 night , I wish we had more. High in the hills, breathtaking view, peaceful , helpful owners , lovely food .. Clean, gorgeous decor, hot shower .. Wished we could have stayed longer , thank you 'the change '

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

dear sir madam thank u very much for the valuable words .it will be a big help for us to get new clients. thank u very much . anura

dublin
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here one night as part of 7 day tour of Sri Lanka. Very friendly staff and great food. Nice views from the room. No tv in the room and you may need to ask for extra blanket. Only downside is the location- you'll need a car or driver who is confident with winding hills!

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Karachi, Pakistan
Reviewed 22 August 2016

An over all impression of this hotel was average. but once you enter the room specially the Gallery the view is mesmerizing. You can view srilanka's Highest peak. A lush green mountain range and overall look of the surroundings. Bad thing is they do not offer Tea pot with room booking. And buying one cup of tea costs you Rs....

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

dear sir madam it was not a tea cup .that was a misunderstand. our big pot of with milk is 350.00 which u can drink 6 person. and u didn't by eny tea from us. but i serve free tea for u.and u thanks a lot this i cant understand ? bu thank u for ur revieve anura

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is a great place with a beautiful view and the staff is super nice ! Very quiet and great food for the dinner and breakfast ! Everyone is super nice and try to accommodate you the best they can !

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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This place is quiet far away from the actual Kandy . Reaching here could be a nightmare if you do not have the address or landmarks . The rooms are traditional and the the swimming pool was great . Average food and the staff are extremely pleasant. Go for it without a second thought

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Thank george p
Reviewed 14 August 2016

i made a booking through agoda, once i reached our room was not ready and had to wait some time, even though they had our booking on a some kind of a log book as i saw it because the gentlemen who was inquiring bout my booking number, we were asked to wait till the room is ready it was...

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

dear sir i think u can have dinner packs in down town 100 rs or more less .but u can get our cleanness services and i big leg of chicken and 3 curry's and this location. u can see our revives how the people like . we are very sorry and this is a boutique hotel u have to understand...

Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We started our trip in Kandy. The hotel is very nice, because it is located in the hills of Kandy and therefore offers good views. Rooms are furnished very basic, but for a short stay its totally ok. In the evening they offer very delicious food. You can choose between meat and a vegetarian option. Staff is also very nice...

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

dear sir madam i wanted to thank you for your valuable time and your golden words. its going to be very helpful for our feature clients. thank u very much. staff from the change and owner. anura

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Change

Address: Green Hill, Block 56, Heeressagala, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: RM221 - RM283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Change 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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#4 Family Hotel in Kandy
#7 Romantic Hotel in Kandy
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“The rooms at the upper floor have the magnificent view.”
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“rooms overlooking the pool are great.”
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“Main house rooms above the dining room probably get in-room internet (the other bldg does not).”
 of 5 bubbles LoneStarSondra, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Over looking the pool”
 of 5 bubbles SUNOMA, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one over looking Kandy hills”
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