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The Richmond House Kandy

195/56 Richmond Hill Place,Heerassagala | Heeraslagala, Kandy ky20400, Sri Lanka
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From our arrival to our departure, we stayed for four nights, I have nothing but praise for this hotel. Positioned high in the hills a few kilometres outside of Kandy means you have uninterrupted views for miles. Our arrival experience was unhurried, we were given a cold glass of fresh juice on arrival before being taken to our room. A... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very clean hotel, attractive, with pleasant staff. We were in the king suite which fitted our family of 5. Highlights were the amazing view in early morning when you overlook most of Kandy and see it covered with cloud- beautiful! It was clean and plenty of space. Low lights were: no shower! It was a bath with... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A boutique hotel with rich content. The best experience of service in Sri Lanka. All staff speak good English, well-trained. Bathroom a little disappointing though, hot shower is refreshing enough, especially after a long drive. Our family stayed in two suites, which occupy a wing connected to the main 4-storey colonial style villa through a fancy staircase. Lobby is impressive... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Richmond House is a beautiful black and white colonial style house run by an extremely kind and welcoming couple. We couldn't believe our eyes when we were brought up to our Standard room and actually thought it was at least a Deluxe room that the landlady was showing us. The room was so pretty with a big nice bed... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for two nights with my boyfriend and had a comfortable stay. The staff were so friendly and helpful, rooms large and furnished comfortably. Was a little disappointed by bathroom, as the toilet did not flush very well at all. Overall, a friendly and reliable small hotel to stay at on your way through Kandy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is the classic plantation house sitting high upon a hill overlooking Kanda. While the view is just so-so the hotel and staff are not! They're a first class act all the way around. We were up in room four at the head of the stairs. The room was clean and comfortable and well appointed. The meals were very good... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My Husband and I recently went to Kandy to celebrate our third anniversary and stayed at The Richmond House for three nights. We come to Kandy often, and have been looking for a "home away from home" and we have found it at last!! The rooms are spacious and the decor is interesting and eclectic. The owners (the Hettiarachchi family)... More

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

They upgraded us to their largest suite, which is truly huge. Its on top of a hill away from the town. The hotel staff are very friendly and cooperative. They will get an autorickshaw for you anytime you need but it costs a lot in coming and going. And since it is far off from the city, going out several... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Imposing old plantation house tucked away in the hills outside Kandy. A very steep and winding road to get to it but our driver managed it fine and no problem for tuk tuks (no way you could walk up). We were in room 1 at very top of the house and so had great view. We saw an eagle flying... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It is a very nice hotel. We stayed one night there. We were the only locals that time but they treated us same way , no any discrimination :) ( Very rare in SL) Food is very good. Very calm and quite place. Our room is very big and lot of space. worth for staying.

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Address: 195/56 Richmond Hill Place,Heerassagala | Heeraslagala, Kandy ky20400, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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