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Highest View

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Nothing to recommend, nothing to stay away from. We took the Rough guide recommendations and tried this place. The view from the room was truly amazing and the room was quite clean, mosquito net and fan included. What bothered me was mainly the approach of the manager, who insisted that the restaurant in the place is awesome and they make...

Thank janapka
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 June 2013

We went here following LE ROUTARD, the view on the lake is nice but the workers aren't. You have plenty of guesthouse in the same area we are advasing you to choose another one. They asked for a early check out. It seemed like they were getting us out as soon as possible. We weren't able to go out after...

Thank MatEo01550
Jeddah, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 30 April 2013

We stayed in Kandi view hotel during vacation time end of October 2012. The view is awesome! but nothing else. the location of hotel is very high, our taxi could hardly climb there. Room (left side next to jungle): we have chosen the room with 2 huge glass windows (practically glass wall) - amazing view but entire night I could...

Thank Alsu-2012
Reviewed 24 April 2013

After having difficulty with another property we found Highest View last minute in the Lonely Planet guide. The manager sounded very friendly on the phone and said he had room for 2 nights; there was no aircon but no curfew so we went over and checked in. They were very welcoming and although the rooms were a bit run down...

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Jeonju, South Korea
Reviewed 8 April 2013

This guesthouse is basic, with little more than a bed, fan, wardrobe and mosquito net in the rooms; however it is clean and pleasant and the views across Kandy lake from the balcony rooms or the top-floor restaurant are fantastic. For the price (3000 rupees for an ensuite room; 2500 for one with shared bathroom) it's great value in Kandy....

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Reviewed 10 December 2012 via mobile

The Highest View is located in a nuce spot and offers great views over Kandy. It's also clean and 3000 Rs seemed appropriate for the room. But the owner is a self-important little man with strict rules that he will let you know at every turn while at the same time smoking inside his hotel the whole day. He gets...

1Thank fioonale
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2012

My girlfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights. We were on holiday and were planning on staying in hotels rather than guesthouses, but were surprised at the costs in Sri Lanka so decided to save a few pounds. We looked around at a couple of other places in the Sarananka Road area, and Highest view seemed the best of...

Thank beng23586
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2012

Really traumatic time staying at this horrible place. Room was okish, crap shower and room open to corridor so could hear everything outside so out 1st thing the next morning (like a few others that have reviewed this place!), found somewhere much better which was much cheaper and came back to collect our bags. We had said we would stay...

3Thank _-M4rgaret-_
Manchester UK
Reviewed 21 April 2012

First, it's not a hotel - it's a very basic guesthouse. This place was highly recommended by my guidebook, so I showed up by tuktuk late in the day. Don't make the same mistake! He showed me a small room, absolutely basic, bed, fan m-net, not even a chair and asked $30. I said it was too expensive, so he...

4Thank Mark L
Reviewed 17 April 2012

This is a good transit hotel. It is basic, but clean and the staff helpful. Everything was greying with age, but not dirt. Our sink was broken and they really had no urge to fix it. There was hot water, mosquito net, a great view from the restaurant and they have their own tuk-tuk which is very useful if you...

Thank harobed

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Address: 129/3 Saranankara Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
Hotel Class:3 star — Highest View 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“If you do end up here, make sure you ask for a room with a good view.”
Silver360, 6 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Don't go there..”
203lucag, 15 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Rooms with a view are nicer but more expensive.”
ChelseaR328, 30 Sep 2013 | Read review
“do not chose this room with 2 glass walls - you will not able to sleep at all unless you are drunk enough :))”
Alsu-2012, 30 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Go to one of the other hostels!”
_-M4rgaret-_, 15 Aug 2012 | Read review
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