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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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here in July 2015. Yes ... There is a steep walk of 20metres up to the hotel ... But a hotel tuck tuk will take your luggage. The staff are warm and friendly. Will help with anything. And the views over kandy from our rooms were lovely. The hotel is 15 mins from the centre of kandy ...... More 

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England
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is set atop a steep winding hill but that ensures it has the best views over lush, green Kandy. We stayed in a suite which was spacious, clean, comfortable and well worth the money we spent. It had all the facilities we needed including a little balcony and huge bathroom. The hotel had beautifully decorated, quite grand reception... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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60 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have no idea why this place ranks so highly in tripadvisor. This is more of a guesthouse than a hotel. The road to the place is of poor quality and then when you finally arrive you are greeted with a very very steep roadway that a car cannot go up. The fun starts here! You then climb this very... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really like the place when I visited it few months back, but must say that I did not enjoy the long drive ... but place quite worth it I guess. Interior looked good and give a nice feeling when you enter ... I think this is a good place to have nice, peaceful weekend !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a suite and were so impressed with the look of the place. The food, staff and views were all excellent and the private driver, booked from the hotel to take us to Galle via safari and an orphanage was amazing too. Nothing is too much trouble here at this hotel and would thoroughly recommend.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 June 25, 2015

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 June 11, 2015

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 June 2, 2015

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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Pune
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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