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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Castle Hill is blessed with absolutely jaw dropping views of Kandy. A gracious old villa with large spacious rooms, this place has real potential. We were greeted by a man of dubious hygiene with betel stained teeth. He was the only member of staff at the hotel as far as I could tell. There's an air of not so genteel...

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Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

Just look at the photos and you'll see this guest house is very charming and I imagine once upon a time it was a real favourite with travellers. We were treated to a massive room, very friendly staff and a near ideal location in Kandy. However, if you want spotless accommodation and staff on call to help you'll be disappointed....

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Reviewed 22 July 2014

Absolutely stunning view and great coffee, room a little shabby and hosts indifferent. But worth it for the view! Furniture quirky and beautiful but I couldn't help feeling it hadn't been moved since the thirties, and not vacuumed behind since then either!

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1Thank L C
Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 30 April 2014

The property has a colonial & old world charm to it with many antiques all over the house.The house has a stunning view of Kandy lake and the Tooth Relic Temple. Though our stay at Castle Hill was very short (one night), we thoroughly enjoyed it and had a really good time. Special mention about the care taker Hassan who...

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Lankanfushi
Reviewed 12 March 2014

We stayed here for two nights (I wish we could stay longer, but we had limited time) in 2013 December. It was simply stunning, the garden entrance to the hotel is almost surreal, scenic to say the least, rooms are huge with big windows and very bright. Owners very friendly and helpful with planing travels. You can order lovely Sri...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 21 February 2014

Stayed a week here in February 2014 - its an old Kanyan home that has been opened up into a guest house. The rooms are large and the house itself is large, and full of bric a brac that makes it quite unique. The view from the front of the house I felt was unrivalled by many places in Kandy...

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Bouloc, France
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Castle Hill has a fabulous view over the lake and is a short walk from the centre of town. But that's it. The rooms are shabby and sparsely furnished, and the bathroom was very dirty. A washbasin tap that wobbled, no soap provided, no hot water in the morning - other guests had used it all, we were told. Well...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 3 February 2014

A wonderfull guesthouse in Art Deco style, the rooms have a lot of charms to it, the guestroom had soo much space and the living and dining room make you feel like you made a trip into the past, we enjoyed sitting in front of the house with this nice garden and the amazing view over the lake and the...

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed 30 January 2014

We stayed in one of the tripple rooms in the front of the house, which are incredible huge and beautiful furnished in an Art Deco way. You can feel the History in this house. Breakfast&Dinner were served in a large charming living room with Open doors to the neat garden and an absolutely overwhelming view on Kandy&Lake! Breakfast was good....

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Good Points: -quiet, only 4 rooms. -very big rooms with mosquito nets. -nice view of Kandy and the lake. -cool art deco decor and living areas Bad Points: -breakfast not impressive. Pale eggs (on request), fruit, tea and coffee, crappy white bread. -quite far up the hill if you don't have own transport.driver

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Address: 22 Rajapilla Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: RM213 - RM280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Do not go there”
 of 5 bubbles pigonini, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the front rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles KrienH, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The front room with a view over the lake!”
 of 5 bubbles siljabb, 3 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Choose either of the 2 front rooms with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles NevillePettersson, 30 Dec 2013 | Read review
“All the rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles sudantha2013, 18 Nov 2013 | Read review
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