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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“boutique hotel”(55 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Fabulous stay, delicious food, great views and pool needed after a big day of touring or on safari. The hotel is set high up in the hills of Kandy, overlooking the city, after touring, we would return for a cocktail and a swim. We chose...More

Thank CherylDtalley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is located on a ridge with a commanding eagle's eye view of the valley below. In the morning the mist rolls in and gives a sense of floating in the clouds. Greeted by a sari clad young lady we were shown to our...More

Thank BRONTE E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Up and up, swerving around cars, motorbikes and pedestrians, under bridges into narrowing lanes and then we crest a hill and before us stands not a stables but a large colonial era house with modern extension aka a boutique hotel. The grounds while not extensive...More

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall we stayed in pretty moderate accommodation throughout our 2.5 week trip but I booked this for one night and it was worth it.  Really luxurious accommodation with a wonderful ambiance.  The food was great except for our first lunch which was completely cold...like they...More

Thank Jo P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice modern hotel with Asian twist - good size rooms ( king size bed , shower , tv , AC , kettle , good selection of teas and coffee , fridge ) . The breakfast is not very big yet very tasty - English with...More

Thank Danny S
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Amenities
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 179 - USD 352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kandy
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 179 - USD 352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kandy
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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jo_demont
16 February 2018|
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Response from BrigitteGolightly | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, I can’t remember about the toiletries as I also used my own. Re children’s menu - don’t recall seeing one but the service is quite personalised, I am sure they will cater to families.
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Topsecret12
2 September 2015|
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Response from Inoka K | Property representative |
It’s best to arrange a vehicle from the hotel in Bentoa to arrive in Elephant Stables. From Elephant Stables, you can do day trips to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and to other interesting places. Please feel free to call on... More
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jetsetter096
26 January 2015|
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Response from Lindum20C | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, There was no spa at the hotel as far as I am aware and the pool is very small cheers Jimmy Lumsden Haddington, Scotland
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"all have views"
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"We stayed in the tent which was noisy, would probably ask for a room in the main house next time"
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"Ask for a room with balcony"
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"Avoid the tented option in the grounds because it has no windows and you could be disappointed."
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