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    The Planter's Hotel

    40/2 Ampitiya Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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    May 7
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent20%
    • Very good20%
    • Average40%
    • Poor16%
    • Terrible3%
    2 Aug 2014
    “Tastefully refurbished and furnished colonial bangalow”
    15 Mar 2014
    “An old mansion which can be done better”
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    Reviewed 2 August 2014

    After a disastrous eight high drive through eighteen hair pin bends from mahiyanganaya to Kandy at 1 am during amongst worst earth slips ,We choose to call this place out of random. The owner himself answered at the dead of the night and took us...More

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    Reviewed 15 March 2014

    We didn't choose this hotel but it was recommended by the lady where we stayed for the previous night. I tried to think of good things about it and I do agree that this place, if allowed with some renovation and design or the staff...More

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    Reviewed 10 March 2014

    We stayed for one night in PLanter's Hotel. The staff was lovely, and gave us plenty of advices and recommandations. Rooms are spacious. The hotel is set a little apart from the town, on the hills. It is very quiet, surrounded by the forest. Nice...More

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    Reviewed 6 March 2014 via mobile

    The Planters Hotel is situated around a five minute walk from the Kandy Lake and around 30-40 minites to walk into the centre of town. Its location is up a steepish hill and offers little or no view of the lake. The building has a...More

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    Reviewed 16 February 2014

    This moderately priced ex-colonial mansion may be a little past its prime but it still has a sense of grandeur & style of a previous generation which permeates the picturesque town of Kandy in the mountains behind Colombo. Situated a little beyond the end of...More

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    • 14
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    • Sri Lanka >
    • Central Province >
    • Kandy District >
    • Kandy
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    Room Tips
    "room upstairs & at the front was great location - a view, light, verandah(s) ..."
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    "Try to ask for a room with a view on the front side"
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    "Looking at the hotel, the two rooms on the first floor, either side of the meal terrace."
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    "Avoid room 16. The quiter rooms are at the back of the hotel and these are generally the ones with air..."
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