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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simple, immaculate rooms. Lots of polished concrete, great design, lovely lines. Lovely family who will make you a fantastic curry right in their kitchen. The tranquility of this place is sublime. Bird song, peace and beautiful views. Probably not everyone's cup of tea but personally I can't fault it. Exactly how a good guest house should be.

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival we received a warm welcome from the owner Pathi and his wife.We had a lovely room with a balcony with beautiful views of the hills and the local bird life. The food was excellent. The hostess prepared me the most delicious soup when my stomach needed a bit of a rest from Sri Lankan food. Very kind people...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hospitality of the owner and his wife at Hanthana House were outstanding. Firstly, all of the meals were delicious and the hostess explained to us how they were cooked and prepared. We had problems obtaining train tickets to Ella but the owner went out of his way to ensure that we had train tickets and a driver for part...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the Hanthana House is quite hard to locate especially if you are driving yourself as we were, and I suspect with a driver as well, the folks there could not have been nicer. If you find yourself lost, all you need to do is call them and they will direct your driver to their location or in our case,...

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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located on the mountains in kandy.. hanthana house is a beautiful place ! The view from the house was extraordinary.. we loved the place ! It is maintained by a family who were very friendly and guided us on places to visit. My wife and I had a wonderful time. Just to mention that they prepared special vegetarian meals for...

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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 19 March 2017

After a horrible trip of 40 hours and a driver who could not find hanthana house, we were so happy to arrive. Our host was really the best host we had in sri lanka. He phoned with our driver and told him where to drive (after we have driven around in the mountains for 2 hours without a plan..). It...

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

The four of us, girls from Malaysia, stayed at this accommodation for 3 days (9th March - 12th). Our host took such good care of us and ensured that we had a comfortable and safe stay in Kandy. The food served was excellent and the entire home was clean and well maintained. Our rooms were well furnished with our requirements...

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Assendelft, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Hanthana House is a very nice place to stay fora few nights. Very quiet in the hills,in the morning you only hear the birds. The owners are very kind. The food is good! The rooms have a lot of space, good beds, a mosquito net and a nice bathroom. It is a small road towards the guesthouse, don't use a...

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is coming in a bit late. But we would like to travel Mr. Pathi and his charming wife. Subha for being wonderful hosts at their homestay - Hanthana House, Kandy. Located in the Hanthana hills, their home is a modern charming stay with spacious well lit rooms, extremely clean and removed from the main town hustle bustle, but accessible...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We came here slightly unplanned after our trip in the Knuckles ranges was cut short due to rain - but what a lucky find! This is a real family home in the hills and a fabulous break from the hustle and bustle of Kandy. We paid a little extra for dinner and it was the best - and most authentic...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hanthana House is a boutique type accommodation which offers a comfortable stay in an attractive surroundings with added benefit of tasty and Srilankan Cooking which you can learn to prepare yourself!. Hanthana House consists of two en suite double bedrooms and one en suite twin bedroom and one en suite triple room, all with generous balconies overlooking the neighbouring tea estate. The bedrooms have ceiling fans, teak furniture and polished cement floors as well as a wet room with shower, basin and WC. The newly-built spacious and light dining room also has views of the tea estate and it is open to the generous new kitchen, where cookery lessons are always available! The upstairs sitting area has a comfy sofa and armchairs as well as a piano and Wi-Fi access! An organic kitchen garden is planned which will provide most of the vegetables for meals, and various walks through tea plantations and up to local viewpoints are accessed from the front door. Hanthana House is approximately 4 km from Kandy in the Hanthana hills, an area famous for cultivating some of the first tea grown on the island and the location of the Ceylon Tea Museum. Please be aware that a homestay is neither a hotel nor a guesthouse as you live and socialise with a family in their home. Think of it as an extension of your own home, with the usual creature comforts and no-one to make your bed or clean your room on a daily basis! The real experience is the interaction with a Sri Lankan family as they go about their daily life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hanthana House

Address: 108 Thapodarama Road | Hanthana, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
Price Range: $49 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hanthana House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Get a room with a balcony”
Nerns, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“we booked the room without a view, it was cheap and great! but every single room is nice.”
hannamakowka, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Top floor for the best views”
foodiejude, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Worth paying the extra for a deluxe room if your budget allows.”
colvic2014, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are nice.”
bhattani, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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