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3 Granville Place | Otley, West Yorkshire, Kandy LS21 3EA, Sri Lanka
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House On The Rock
Ranked #70 of 188 Kandy B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We, a group of five, spent here three nights during our holidays in Sri Lanka. A very comfortable house with a great garden. It was a place to relax in the middle of the holidays. Very friendly and helpful landlady who already took care of some groceries we would need. Se even helped us to order a meal by telephone... More

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London, United Kingdom
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34 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

The house is a little past it's "sell by date" but is ok and some modernisation work is being undertaken. The views are great but spoilt to one side by a new hotel that is being built. We had a leaking roof and fuses blowing following a big storm but nothing serious and the owner phoned me to apologise and... More

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melton mowbray
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Great property in an oustanding location. The property owner was unbelievably helpful in organising trips for us made the whole holiday have a 5 star feel. Mrs M who lives next door is a superb cook and really helpful taking us to places of interest etc. I cannot recommend this place highly enough, probably my best holiday ever!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

We had a wonderful four night stay at House on the Rock. The place is stunning. The service was good. It is a lovely walk into town, and a cheap three-wheeler home if the hill is too steep for tired legs. The facilites were clean, and very well equipped. We only ate one meal prepared by the host (which was... More

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galapitage, Owner at House On The Rock, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review and I am glad you and your family had a lovely time in Srilanka and at our home. We are very sorry the roof leaked and we were not aware of it until after you have left. The leak has started since the new Solar system was install, but now the roof is being... More

Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

I stayed here in early October this year for a week with a friend during a 3 week trip travelling around Sri Lanka. First impressions of the house were that it was absolutely stunning! The open plan layout make the house bright and airy, with neutral colours throughout and fantastic wood work everywhere you look. The real bonus of this... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

I stayed here in late May with my wife, my sister and her boyfriend. The house is absolutely gorgeous, it is mainly open plan with bi-fold doors on to the garden so you can really open everything up and bring the outside in to the house, this also helps to ventilate on hot days. The location of the house is... More

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011

we arrived at 10pm to find there was no provisions - not even a bottle of water - nothing ! the owners mother had not even made up our beds ! the house had not been cleaned for weeks, so first thing next day we gave it a good clean all through. rarely had hot water - owners mom got... More

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MaryV43, Owner at House On The Rock, responded to this review

It is a shame that this disappointing review of our house was so recently posted, although the writers had stayed in the house almost one year ago, August 2010. It would also have been useful to receive this feedback at the time so we could have remedied their concerns, particularly about the cleanliness of the house as this is something... More

Woking, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2011

We have stayed at the house a couple of times now and the latest was for a family get together in Sri Lanka. We all had a wonderful time and the house was amazing as usual! We love the beautiful views and the idyllic setting, seemingly a world away from the hustle and bustle of Kandy town although it is... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2010

We were apprehensive about this property due to past reviews, but found it really good. The views were amazing .. I mean really amazing, the house was marvellously appointed ( new kitchen) , and was like a breath of fresh air after the summer heat of Kandy town. It did have some drawbacks though ... Chandra , and her assistant... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2010

Subject: Self catering house rental Location: Kandy, Sri Lanka, Asia Title: House On The Rock Kandy Sri Lanka ID#: 10048251 September 2007.House on the Rock,Kandy. Beware pretty pictures on web sites. We were seeking privacy , silence, views and nature and informed the owner of this upon booking. On arrival builders working on extension, landscapers had reduced grounds to mud... More

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MaryV43, Owner at House On The Rock, responded to this review

We have only recently seen this review but, although the comments relate to a booking back in 2007, we thought it would be helpful to respond. Unfortunately, a couple of weeks before these clients were due to stay at the House on the Rock, a fire destroyed most of the caretaker's house, adjacent to our property, rendering her homeless. We... More

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Address: 3 Granville Place | Otley, West Yorkshire, Kandy LS21 3EA, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
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This beautifully built and decorated house is only 5 minutes drive from Kandy town centre. Wake up to the sounds of birds and wildlife and spend your whole stay enjoying the panoramic views over the Knuckles range of mountains and the Mahaveli river. The house is only 5-15 minutes drive from all major attractions in Kandy, sleeps up to 9 people and is available for lets of up to six months. To the rear of the house, there is a large terraced garden with sun throughout the day. ... more   less 
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