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Serene Garden Hotel

189 Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is refreshing, clean, calm and serene :) Food was good, rooms very comfortable. Quite homely I would say. UNTIL The Monkeys Come!! Remember to lock doors and windows if not the monkey will definitely pay you a visit and ransack the rooms. They went through our bags and ate up all the food we had as well. I am... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We only stayed one night but that was one night too many! On the positive side, the staff were generally friendly and went prompted they did there best to make up for the shocking state of the hotel. As for the negatives:- Small pool too cold to swim in even on a hot day. Hotchpotch of rooms on different levels.... More

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Albany, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This hotel is in a nice elevated location, it is an old building and has been renovated to some degree but does not provide hairdryers, shampoo, conditioner. Small rooms with nowhere to open your suitcase. The food was below average, drinking water has a cost, tea, coffee etc. for consumption in the room is strictly limited. Walk in clients pay... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We only stayed one night at the Serene Garden. Our package included the evening meal and breakfast - so sampled a variety of the cuisine - all satisfactory. The restaurant sported a local folk band playing round the tables - all very romantic, but arriving late as we did, we were more focused on eating. Our room was nice, we... More

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We were on a 2day trip to Kandy from the coast. The hotel was booked by our guide and was fine for the time we were there. The food was fine as far as I was concerned, and I thought the salads particularly were tasty. Husband went swimming and the pool was quite cold. Internet connection was very slow when... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

More than meets the eye from first glance of the entrance and rather small reception area, with rooms across a few floors, a swimming pool (which we didn't use), lounge, and decent looking little restaurant. We only stayed one night, so our experience of the facilities was admittedly minimum. The rooms were compact but comfortable, with a little balcony and... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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23 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The hotel looks small from the exterior, but its actually big when you step inside. The rooms are clean including bed linen( a rarity in 3* hotels). The WiFi connection is very good.We were served welcome drinks. The hotel staff is very helpful. The view from rooms is also excellent ,all rooms overlook kandy and you can get a minor... More

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

At first glance this looked like an uninspiring hotel to spend the night on our excursion organised by Luba from Bentota Club. However appearances are deceiving. On entering you discover what appears to the ground floor only to find the building is six stories high with the other five floors at the back going down the hill. The Hotel is... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We stayed here for one night on 15th October 2013 in room 711. We arrived at around 5pm after a long hot day visiting various tourist spots to find we had no hot water, no toilet roll in the room, the electricity kept going off and the room was very small. As it was only for one night, we put... More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Our driver booked us here for one night. it was fine for a night , but I wouldn't want to stay much longer. It was fine for what we needed. Staff were lovely, food good , but we wasn't hungry as we had a late lunch. Our bedroom was basic but had everything we needed and reception gave me a... More

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Address: 189 Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
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