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Jungle Tide

1/1Metiyagolla | Uduwela 20164, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #10 of 176 Kandy B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014
PhilGordon208 Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We had a 2 night stay here at the start of our recent trip to Sri Lanka. Everything about Jungle Tide is excellent. The house is very comfortable and the grounds very well presented; the staff provide superb service and food including the offer of tea and coffee at any time of day. Our bedroom was a nice size with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

From our friendly welcome from Martin and Rani we knew that we were in for a relaxing time. What a wonderful cook Rani is the food was above all expectations the house was spotless and very comfortable the peace and quiet was enjoyable relaxing on the front verandah to the pleasant strolls through the tea plantations and village. The only... More

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We were at Jungletide for four nights& were privileged to meet the owners Sally & Jerry who were at home during our sojurn & hence this effectively became a lovely homestay for us. The bungalow is about 11km from Kandy, the road going through a functioning tea estate. The last 3 km is not yet tarmacadamised & it would be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We have just returned from a month in Sri Lanka. A busy two weeks touring all the tourist sites and then two gloriously peaceful weeks at Jungle Tide. It is a large colonial style bungalow with wide verandahs set in a vividly coloured tropical garden. We had views across the hills, and a never ending display of wildlife on the... More

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Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We spent a day and a night at Jungle Tide in February 2014. We immediately felt at home and welcome. the place is very peaceful and relaxing, ideal if you need a few quiet days. Food was absolutely superb, both dinner and breakfast. Definitely a must-do if you are travelling around Kandy and if you don't mind a rocky drive... More

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Hook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

It's about a 30 to 40 minute trip straight up the hill and through the tea plantation in Kandy. Suddenly you arrive at Junge Tide - a lovely house with a beautiful view over the tea plantation. It's quiet and peaceful - be careful of the sun which doesn't seem so hot this high but believe me it is! Martin... More

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We had a good stay at this place as we were the only guests for 3 nights. Rani can cook really well and the dishes she's serving vary every night, so no opportunity to get bored with it. Martin is a real humble person and makes you feel welcome as well. As he wasn't around that much we unfortunately didn't... More

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Kandyman2014, Owner at Jungle Tide, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are glad you enjoyed so much about Jungle Tide and sorry that not everything worked for you, but grateful for the feedback which helps us to improve things. We apologise re the wi-fi. This is a problem we have only heard about in the last two days and are sorting out urgently. We also... More

Mordialloc
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We stayed at Jungle Tide for three nights. The embrace we felt from the staff at Jungle Tide was as if we were old family friends. It was such a peaceful quiet location. Ideal for our 4 month old, 2 year old and two very tired parents. We felt we could get in touch with the real Sri Lanka here.... More

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Kandyman2014, Owner at Jungle Tide, responded to this review

First, thank you so much for this lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed Jungle Tide and we can only apologise for the power outages and the lack of a swimming pool. In fact the two are connected. The issue has only just been brought to our attention (we are in the UK) and is due to the requirements of... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

OK we agree and as noted in other reviews, the road to Jungle Tide is a challenge. However if you are seeking a tranquil location within a tea estate close to Kandy, then the road is also a very useful gatekeeper by limiting access. The property is located in a well elevated position with sweeping views to the north and... More

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Bristol, UK
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13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We stayed at Jungle Tide for five nights at the beginning of our trip to Sri Lanka with our seven year old and eleven month old. It was the perfect place to relax, get over the jetlag and then use as a base for exploring sights around Kandy: the elephant orphanage, the botanical gardens etc. As many others have commented,... More

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Address: 1/1Metiyagolla | Uduwela 20164, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Jungle Tide is a place to relax in the real Sri Lanka, away from the tourist spots yet still only half an hour from Kandy city centre. Wake up to the sound of birdsong and marvellous mountain views. Stroll in the gardens, or take a longer walk in the surrounding hills. Swim in the pool, or just relax. All services, bed linen and towels as well as driver accommodation and Wi-Fi are included in the price on a B&B basis and our staff, Martin and Rani, will look after you superbly. ... more   less 
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