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Annecy, France
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I came many times to Kandy the last few years and I've never really love it. Now that I know this place: I love Kandy! I came here on motorcycle after a hard journey and it was like a gift to reach the cottage. Welcomed by Tobin who took time to talk with me. I had a chance to sleep...

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was the first place where we stayed in Sri Lanka, and by far the best. They offered us a different local breakfast every day, always with a fresh fruit juice, and super delicious food. The owner was so kind and helpful from the first contact, making us feel at home. The location and facilities are also quite beautiful, right...

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We couldn't have asked for anything better for our first night in Sri Lanka. Not only did Thomas and Tobi arrange for us to be collected from the airport, they also looked after us very well. Breakfast was incredible!

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Thank MrRupert
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kandy Cottage is the perfect place to stay in Kandy. The location is perfect (10mins walk), it's quiet and peaceful and the rooms are beautiful. Without a doubt, the host Thomas made our stay. He gave up his day off to show us around - the lake, bus station, restaurants and helped us buy tickets. He and Mani are wonderful...

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kandycottage, General Manager at Kandy Cottage, responded to this review

What a glowing review of our staff, our greatest asset we value much!! We're delighted that you enjoyed the hospitality Thomas and Mani offered you not to also forget our welcoming party of two on four legs ;-) We wish 'Happy Travels' in Sri Lanka!!

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an awesome stay at the Kandy Cottage, it is really unique and beautiful. After our arrival we received a pot of welcome tea and the staff was very helpful with advice on what to do in and around Kandy. The place is located not too far away from Kandy Town and it is perfect if you want some...

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kandycottage, General Manager at Kandy Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your high recommendation of us for guests who visit Kandy, we're delighted! Mani & Thomas are very keen that guests enjoy authentic Sri Lankan food during their stay with us and take pride in same offering a variety of dishes, we're glad to hear you loved it. We hope you enjoy the rest of your...

The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights at Kandy Cottage. The rooms are clean and comfortable and nicely decorated. I did think that the matress in our room was quite thin, but this is common in Sri Lanka. The host (Thomas) was the most helpful host we ever encountered. He went out of his way to make us comfortable, arranged train tickets and...

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kandycottage, General Manager at Kandy Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to pen your appreciation via a lovely review. We're indeed proud to have the staff that you speak so highly about!! Thank you also for highlighting other features of Kandy Cottage which will be very helpful to fellow-travelers. We sure hope you'll return one day and also recommend us to friends and family who...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The cottage is secluded and perfect to enjoy some peace and quiet away from the city. Thomas was extremely welcoming, and so helpful, armed with a handful of umbrellas to greet us on a rainy day, returning back to the cottage. We enjoyed a delicious breakfast.Would love to visit again!

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kandycottage, General Manager at Kandy Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you review. We're delighted that the staff made a good impression on you and that you found the location perfect. We look forward to hosting you hopefully for longer duration next time around. Thank you.

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We got a very warm, friendly welcome and the staff was friendly and helpful throughout. The location of the cottage was perfect - away from the hustle and bustle of the town but close enough to walk to. Definitely recommend this place to a group of friends or a family.

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kandycottage, General Manager at Kandy Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your valued review. An even 'bigger' thank you for recommending us to groups of families and friends and also highlighting the proximity to the town. We hope to host you again, hopefully for a longer duration ext time around. Thank you.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We arrived at Kandy Cottage in the night. Thomas was expecting us and there to greet us, along with his very friendly dogs Cookie and Micky - who my daughter immediately loved! The rooms we stayed in were basic but comfortable and homely. The first night I heard some clattering across the roof. Luckily I had read previous reviews and...

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kandycottage, General Manager at Kandy Cottage, responded to this review

Delighted to receive a review with so much info that'll make other fellow-travelers want to stay with us!! Yes, Kandy Cottage is a child-friendly place especially the dogs whom the children become very fond of evident with the many illustrations of them in our guest books. We're also delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us what with our onsite...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Set in a quiet oasis away from the bustle of town this delightful accommodation is like staying at a friends place. Whilst not having fancy rooms (fan not air con) any shortcomings are massively outweighed by the warm welcome offered by the charming Thomas and Mani. Nothing was too much trouble, the food was excellent, and overall I highly recommend...

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kandycottage, General Manager at Kandy Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this wonderful review!! We appreciate you taking the time do so, summarizing the spirit at Kandy Cottage so that fellow-travelers would feel at ease in deciding to make Kandy Cottage their home when in Kandy. Again, thank you!!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The cottage nestles in a little hollow, in the midst of trees, beside a tiny virgin forest - "Udawatakelle" Forest Sanctuary just one of the many splendidly green spaces that is KandyThe Cottage is a charming and cosy place of retreat for writers andartists, and also welcomes regular holiday makers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kandy Cottage

Address: 160 Lady Gordons Drive, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: RM111 - RM355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Room towards the back has an annex room and ensuite”
 of 5 bubbles ilTouristico, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Queen room is probably the best choice if available for tall people as double bed room although comfortable would not suit all.”
 of 5 bubbles FionaCDR, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are lovely”
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“All rooms are excellent.”
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