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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
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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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location and the views from the rooms itself provide for the money's worth and the hospitality of the people is a cherry on the cake!! Although there is a steep slope of about 20mtrs to reach the Bungalow, the owners sent a tuk tuk each time the 6 of us went out!!! Their hospitality is really commendable!! We had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The moment we entered the King's suite, we were awestruck! Though I had read reviews on how great these rooms were, I had to see it to believe it. A huge room, a colonial kind of set up; spared no expense in setting this up. The view outside was just breath-taking. The staff members were very helpful. Kudos to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 days at the beginning of June in the Planters suite and had a perfect stay. The room was very spacious and included beside the queen size bed, a day bed, sofa, eating corner, fridge, kettle, TV, ac, WiFi and much more. The balcony is big enough to make yoga with a fantastic view above Kandy. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Hotel is located about 1km up Richmond Hill out of Kandy City. This presents as no difficulty as the staff are always prepared to drop you into town and pick you up again for approx 400R. The view over the city is amazing and the rooms are very elegant. My wife and I sat on the balcony overlooking the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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 May 18, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

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 May 4, 2015

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 April 28, 2015

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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