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As the other reviews here indicate, Helga's Folly is not your average hotel. Set atop a hill tucked away in the lush greenery of Kandy, this hotel is a unusual and quirky experience - in the most charming way possible. We loved exploring the long...More
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Response from Blythspirit77, Guest Relations Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 9 December 2015
Thank you so much for taking your precious time to write your lovely review, which is so appreciated by the Folly family.
So glad that you were able to understand and enjoy our home.
The cinema by the way is complimentary..!!
I struggle to describe this place. Its a hotel, an art gallery, Helga's artistic expression, post colonial eccentricity, gracious dining, comfort in the hubbub of Kandy, a homage to Morgan Harrington who was murdered, a catalogue of Helga's family.
Its not the cheapest place to...More
Response from Blythspirit77, Public Relations Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 28 November 2015
Thank you so very much for taking your valuable time to write your lovely review which is very much appreciated by all the Folly family.
So glad that you were able to understand and enjoy what 'our' home has to offer..
This Hotel Rocks!
We stayed on the Friday 13th....driving up to the hotel in pitch black on the rainy night up the dark narrow roads, unpaved driveway where. Arrived to Helga's Folly to find place empty....member of staff came out to the front and showed...More
3 Thank LiittleT
Response from Blythspirit77, Guest Relations Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 17 November 2015
Thank you for visiting us, and thank you so much for taking your valuable time to write your lovely review, which is very much appreciated by all the Folly family.
So very glad that you both could understand and enjoy what our home...More
If you are a local plz don't visit... I'm from Kandy. I went with my wife to this place for dinner and it was a really bad experience. The person at the front desk was really rude and told us that it's really expensive and...More
7 Thank Nsameera
Response from Blythspirit77, Guest Relations Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 16 November 2015
Dear Sir..Extremely sorry and very surprised that you were treated in a shabby way by a member of our staff, many of whom have been with the family for many decades.
Sri Lankans are always very welcome here. Our madam Helga and her husband are...More
Grand Budapest Hotel, ah, I mean Helga's Folly is spectacular. Although we only planned to stay one night, we couldn't help but stay for another. This place is so special and amazing - way beyond its decorations: the staff is outstanding and the atmosphere is...More
4 Thank Christin M
Response from Blythspirit77, Guest Relations Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 11 October 2015
Thank you so very much for taking your valuable time to write your lovely review, which is much appreciated by all the Folly family.
We are all so very happy that you were able to enjoy, understand and appreciate what 'our' home has...More
USD 87 - USD 149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#6 Romantic Hotel in Kandy
#8 Family Hotel in Kandy
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