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Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Lovely place hidden among the hills. I booked the accommodation based on positive feedback on TripAdvisor reviews, but the drive down the secluded muddy track started giving me second thoughts. But once we reached there, the place is awesome, the rooms, balcony overlooking the valley, the swimming pool, the good food and hospitality shown by the management.. one gets a... More 

2 Thank Jeethender
2761Sue, Owner at The Change, responded to this review

dear sir madam thank u very much for ur valuable wards . i will be very helpful for our future clients .an than u very much wasting ur valuable time for it. anura More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 January 2016

The Change is perched on the side of a hill, with lovely views of the surrounding countryside. It's about 30 minutes from the center of Kandy, depending on traffic, and some of the local tuk-tuk drivers who are committed to supporting other establishments closer to town will moan about this. But don't let that deter you. Anura and his staff... More 

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

dear sir we rely thank u for ur beautiful review and it will be very helpful for our future clients .apprised anura More 

Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

The owner of this hotel makes a stay a warm and comfortable experience. He is a kind and thoughtful person as well as an excellent cook. It is high in the hills around Kandy so a place to stay and enjoy the views, not to walk to other restaurants, sights. It is a restful, comfortable place to arrive back at,... More 

2 Thank Janice G
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

We stayed on the third floor. The view from the balcony allowed us to see far away mountains, and on each floor there is a kind of public balcony that gives you an incredible view. The food was good and the service was great. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The place is very clean and orderly. It's removed... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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79 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

This boutique Hotel is a lil out of the way from the Center. The road is narrrow and steep but upon reaching this Hotel, we were greeted immediately by the Owner and Staff. Very accomodating and welcoming. They do not have a lift so the staff have to help us carry our heavy luggage bags to third floor. Room has... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015

There is a lot to like about this hotel. Nestled on the outskirts of Kandy its rooms have sweeping views of the valley, an ever changing vista throughout the day. The eclectic mix of colours bring a sense of style to the place and the rooms are spotlessly clean. We arrived early and I had expected we would be able... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Had a fantastic time at this place. The manager was so kind and made sure we were well looked after in getting to and from the city centre and ensured we got good and honest drivers to take us to places. On the first night we arrived later than anticipated but the manager organised a wonderfully cooked meal for us... More 

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Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

I fell extremely sick whilst my stay at this hotel, NOT FROM THIS HOTEL. The manager looked after me as if I was one of his own children checking my temperature and genuinely caring about me. We had only booked to stay there for 1 night however we had to push it to 3 nights as I was too sick... More 

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Haacht, Belgium
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351 reviews
81 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2015

A beautiful villa with nicely decorated rooms. All done by the owner himself, and the result is top. Good bathroom with a hot shower and you have great views from your balcony. The usual breakfast (toast with marmalade and omelet) but made with care and accompanied by a freshly made smoothie. Dinner was also good. Very friendly and hospitable staff.... More 

Thank Globetrotter045
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Nice and cool place. Can be realize the vacation really peacefully and staff of this hotel has really hospitality. We had really nice breakfaft and its soo delicious. The meaning of the change it has really change.

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

Address: Green Hill, Block 56, Heeressagala, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: RM223 - RM259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Ask for one over looking Kandy hills”
 of 5 bubbles S7121SAmichelleo, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Wi fi is dodgy in the hills, this was better than other places but not constitent. Only really matters if you really you need it”
 of 5 bubbles dano71, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Higher rooms have better views and privacy”
 of 5 bubbles sprabs, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All are good.”
 of 5 bubbles lilua_12, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“This is a very solid, comfortable,well furnished house and as far as I could tell all the rooms had expansive views from private balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles mama2227, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
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