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Ganthera Residence

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  • Average6%
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Situated along the banks of Mahaweli River, Ganthera Residence offers quiet and comfortable accommodation with free WiFi access throughout the property. It operates a 24-hour front desk and provides complimentary parking on site. The property is about 4km from Kandy Railway Station and Kandy Royal Botanical Gardens. Bandaranaike International Airport is accessible with approximately an 81 km drive. Offering river or mountain views from the balcony, rooms come with tiled flooring,mini bar and seating area. The private bathroom includes towels and shower facility. Tour arrangements are available The property serves local dishes on site. you can have a chance to enjoy bird watching. A flat-screen TV with satellite channels, as well as a CD player are offered. A selection of activities are offered in the area, such as cycling and fishing.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Air Conditioning
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Luxury
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Location
Full view
Getting there
Polgolla Reservoir Airport2 km
Castlereigh Reservoir Water Airport51 km
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

The local tuk-tuk drivers had difficulty finding this hotel which is off the beaten track on the outskirts of Kandy. Although the address is Riverside Gardens there is scant evidence of a river, hidden as it is by very heavy, lush foliage, so the “river...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed there for 3 nights (the time necessary to visit Kandy, Sygiria, tea plantation and Pinawala). The room was really clean and everything working properly. The owner family really very kind and punctual. One evening they cook for us; that night I eat the...More

1  Thank EmanueleM1365
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We stayed at the Ganthera residence for two nights before our two week trip around Sri Lanka. The accommodations were excellent; the food outstanding and the service impeccable. I highly recommend it. Ajith, family and employees are all incredibly helpful and willing to do anything...More

1  Thank dbgardner1
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed here after meeting the owner in the Tourist Info centre at Colombo Fort train station when he arranged trains and a couple of day trips with drivers for us. We didn't realise it was his guesthouse until after we'd booked! We stayed 2...More

2  Thank jenandmatt1109
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Again, on a second stay at this superb guest house, food, accommodation, tranquility - all excellent. A family run guest house that goes out of its way to be helpful and make your stay memorable. I'll be back!!!

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"Any room is a good choice. The balconies offer relaxing areas to view the river."
dbgardner1
1 Jan. 2017
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PRICE RANGE
USD 26 - USD 33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
River View Guesthouse
LOCATION
Sri LankaCentral ProvinceKandy DistrictKandy
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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