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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

My wife, 8 month old son and I visited Kandy for 3 days and we absolutely loved our stay at the Kandyan! Our room overlooked a beautiful part of Kandy's surrounding hills. Lal and his team were perfect and always there to help us with everything we needed. They made our stay enjoyable and carefree. We loved sitting in the...

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for 4 nights. We thought it will be more like guest house than hotel. But the place impressed us. The room was clean and tidy. The manager showed us two types of room for choosing when we arrived. The next day, he suggested us to change the room which is nice and clean as well...

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Montegabbione, Italy
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Very nice new hotel - great dining terrace and comfortable room. Amusing warning on the terrace door of our room "Beware if monkeys" ! Staff friendly but needs more experience. Personnel turnover seems to be a common problem - looking for higher paid jobs.

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london
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Finding well priced accommodation in kandy during the perehera is tough and we were recommended this hotel for 2 adults 2 kids as somewhere that fit the bill. The location was good -up a hill not too far from the lake with parking for our driver. Tuk tuks back after evenings at the perehera were inexpensive though it was also...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in a family room in August 2016. Room had two small double beds (135cm / 4'6"). Beds were comfortable and linen was clean. Simply furnished. Room was fairly clean. Bathroom had shower, toilet and sink. Again, mostly clean but on a close inspection could have done with a deep clean/refresh. No in-room safe, although...

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Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We stayed one night at The Kandyan. It was 5 mnts drive away from the lake, large inner space than outer. We stayed in a triple room. It was nice , clean and comfortable room with a modern bathroom. But we had to step down two floors to the room. They provide electric kettle and tea bags etc. safe stay...

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Reviewed 18 October 2015

We stayed two nights at Kandy Residence. When we arrived we got a friendly welcome with some nice cold juice, which was very nice after a long journey to Kandy. The room was big (we stayed 3 adults in a doubleroom) and clean. And the beds were really comfy. The view from our room was nice overlooking green hills. Breakfast...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 8 January 2015

This is a inexpensive hotel on a hill near the lake. You can take a tuk tuk to reach the lake. We were unhappy when we saw that from outside. but the rooms are good. We booked a family room, which was 2 floors down hanging in the hill :-) clean, neat and cosy. The hotel staff are very helpful...

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Branxton, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Another stay at Kandy Residence and seriously, why stay anywhere else....we stay every year because I don't think I would get the same feeling of friendliness and helpfulness anywhere else. All the staff and the Owner of Kandy Residence go out of their way to make your stay happy and easy. The location is great, you are a 5 minute...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 26 June 2014

This was probably our most average hotel while holidaying in Sri Lanka this year. While all our needs were met it was probably a bit below the standard that we were used to in terms of location and decor/room appointments. The staff were friendly and helpful enough but it was a little bit out of the city of Kandy up...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering views over Kandy Valley, The Kandyan features rooms with free Wi-Fi access. It is just 1 km from Kandy Lake and the famous Buddhist temple - Sri Dalada Maligawa. The property is about 1.5 Km from Kandy railway and bus stations. The Royal Botanical Garden is 5 km away. Fitted with a seating area, rooms are cooled either with air conditioning or a fan. They offer cable TV and an attached bathroom with hot and cold water facilities. The restaurant serves a selection of local and international food, with the option of in-room dining. The Kandyan's reception staff can assist with luggage storage, laundry or ironing services. Travel arrangements can be made at the tour desk and free parking spaces are available for drivers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kandyan

Address: No 197 Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: RM222 - RM412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Kandyan 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Dont underestimate from outside. It is amidst a row of similar hotels in the same lane.”
 of 5 bubbles srividhya_umashanker, 7 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Choose a room with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles helenw828, 15 Jul 2014 | Read review
“the room witu balcony certainly is better.....”
 of 5 bubbles rantuswamy, 22 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Beware of the visiting monkeys. Keep doors and windows shut when not in your room as they like to investigate!!!”
 of 5 bubbles helenw828, 24 Jun 2013 | Read review
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