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The Richmond House Kandy

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195/56 Richmond Hill Place,Heerassagala | Heeraslagala, Kandy ky20400, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pune
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Richmond House for just one day (on our way from Colombo to Nuwara Eliya). Since it was just a stopover, I decided not to spend too much money on hotel stay as we were to reach late afternoon and leave early morning next day. After looking at other hotel reviews, I decided to book Richmond house as... More 

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Kuwait
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this hotel for its individuality; it certainly is not a run-of-the-mill place. “Quirky” seems to sum it up. For a start, it is not easy to find being some way outside Kandy, up one of the surrounding peaks. At first the road seems steep, narrow and twisting, but then you turn off the “main road” and discover that... More 

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Udaipur, India
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience at Richmond house is quite good, what with the rooms with excellent views and a quiet little balcony. The staff is also quite friendly and can help you plan your day in Kandy. However you will need a tuk-tuk to get to the main part of Kandy and they can be very expensive. (500Rs. for say 3-4 kms.).... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I reviewed this hotel in TA and Agoda then booked it. First hotel stay in Srilanka, I was eagar to stay. Gr8 view of Kandy hill from room. Steep entry was just interesting.Took Took is the way to drop to the entrance , Old ppl shld take took took. It s the service from hotel.Its just the 10 seconds drive... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the kings suite. Quite a big room and a big bathroom. But that's about it. Hopeless service. No one comes to assist with the luggage although the person in charge said he will send someone to take the luggage to the room since the climb to the hotel is too steep from the parking. No value for money... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place where the hotel is located kicks in adrenaline .. Perfectly located on top of richmond hill which gives u a brilliant view of the kandy town.. The ambience of the suite is brilliant and the people of the house are the best in service:) Overall the place is worth for every penny u spend in this lovely place... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A victorian era feel,wonderful lunch arrangements facing the hills, prompt service and an 'oh so pretty' four post bed!You dont get deals like this for this budget in India.We spent a day here and this was our first day in SriLanka.We were bowled over the moment the caretaker opened the doors to the Queen's suite.The room is spacious with a... More 

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Pinjarra, Australia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

OK, here is the thing. The location and the view are great, but the rooms and décor are a bit luxury, a bit quirky with a polyglot of decoration, but very clean. The buffet meals are good, if not a bit overcooked sometimes from having the chafing flame on too high?

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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My friend and I stayed here and really loved it! Yes, it's a little tired around the edges, yes the breakfast could be better but it's forgiven any short fall because we loved it! Great value, fab views, extremely helpful staff, huge room, great service and for the price..... excellent.

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Luxembourg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We loved the views from the The Richmond House - you can see all across the valley below, and even see the train make it's way towards Kandy. The setting is quite dramatic, and yet quite convenient to Kandy - roughly 10 mins via tuk-tuk. The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly, and secured us a good, safe driver for... More 

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