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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2012

What a shame, nice location but the people (owners) are just awful. We were told not to bring food or drink into the hotel after I'd returned with a bottle of drink, I thought I had upset their religious beliefs but then he said to me "we sell that here". Soon after the wife said "you have to eat here...

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 2 February 2012

The owner is very unpleasant, very arrongant and not professional at all. We were there for one night only and it was enough. Room was basic with terrace overlooking the lake, the bathroom was clean but no hotwater, even if the lady insisted for more then 1hour and 1/2 saying "the hot water is coming" (it never came, and so...

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5Thank backpaker79
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 15 December 2011

The owner tried to use ANY OPPORTUNITY he had to get more money from us. We had lunch and dinner on the hotel one day and as there were leftovers from lunch, they decided just to heat up the leftovers and serve it to us. For this they charged us 1100 rupees. When we told them we were unhappy with...

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2Thank idha
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2011

The location was nice, the view very pleasant, but I'm afraid that's all the positive comments I can muster up about this place. The owner was a conman, looking to exploit us for money at every opportunity... He charged us an obscene amount for short phone conversations to book hostels at our next venue, over charged us for the rooms...

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2Thank tregarontraveller
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 September 2011

We stayed here during Perahera cause we couldn`t find a room elsewhere and then we found out why: we had to pay fantasy prices for the tickets, much to much for a small uncomfortable room and the owner tried to sell us tours or food the whole time, he was always around when we had breakfast or a drink in...

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1Thank Doris W
Kigali, Rwanda
Reviewed 30 September 2011

Stayed here 3 nights. Owner was really pushing to sell us tours, food etc. We used his tuktuk once and charged 300 rps for a trip to the Indian visa office which was really close (we did not know as it has moved since the last lonely planet came out). Said there was hot water, but did not work in...

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1Thank janbien
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 5 September 2011

What I describe is a normal room in a guesthouse with a small balcony overlooking the lake. It's not a five star hotel, but the room is clean and comfortable. The en suite bathroom is basic, the only downside was the shower curtains and bath that had already ended their days. Breakfast is good and plentiful, has served on the...

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paris
Reviewed 21 August 2011

unfortunately, the owner is self sufficient, only talking about himself and his trip to switzerland, and criticizing the other guest house. food is not good

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2011

Quoted Rs2500 for a room with a VIEW in a telephone call, and 'booked'. When we arrived staff were, putting it politely, indifferent. One was hanging listlessly round reception which smelled of cigarette smoke. Another was watching TV (the owner, we believe) and barely moved as we came in. We asked to see the room but were asked to register...

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1Thank Marcus_Holden
Cambridge, MA
Reviewed 10 February 2011

How come some people say nice things about this place, others nasty? If you do not need any special help, go to bed early, and only want transactions that make the owner money, you will love the fantastic views from the rooms and the spic and span cleanliness (although only one bedsheet is provided). If, like me, however, you like...

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Address: 129/3 Saranankara Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
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.”
 of 5 bubbles Silver360, 6 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Don't go there..”
 of 5 bubbles 203lucag, 15 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Rooms with a view are nicer but more expensive.”
 of 5 bubbles 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 :))”
 of 5 bubbles Alsu-2012, 30 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Go to one of the other hostels!”
 of 5 bubbles _-M4rgaret-_, 15 Aug 2012 | Read review
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