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Tamarind Tree Guest House

54/2, George E de Silva Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Its a great hotel , with rooms which offer stunning view of kandy city..hotel staff is nice and cheefull, nice breakfast and very nominal rates especially for Foreigners. Its conviniently located near to kandy railway station.

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Weligama, Sri Lanka
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

The workers of the place were wonderful but we had a very bad experience with the owner of the place.He was drunk and greedy and imposed himself on us, his guests, and was rude to us as well. Be carful to make sure what you pay for! They will charge you for the air itself if they could. For example... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Our room was dirty, very old bed sheets with holes, mattress being used for years, bathroom dirty and very unpleasant owner. 4 pieces of bread for breakfast. a very high price. The worst guesthouse in Kandy.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

It's true that the hotel (Guest house ) located within close proximity to the Kandy town with a scenic view of Hanthana mountain range. But this is one of the worst places you will find in Kandy. Not recommended for foreigners specially. No Hot water, rooms are not cleaned, staff is not professional at all. Local parties used to drink... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

its a very reasonable place. I just went there with my friends from different countries. we all came from singapore. the owner was very reasonable. we stayed only one night. we took the upstairs of the house which had a different door etc. living room was nice and spacious. could sit with my friends and could do our personnel talks... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Friendly owner. Initially the room we were in were a bit dirty and not up to scratch. But the owner quickly rectify the situation to move us to room upstairs (which were more expensive) but they gave us discounts. Happy with the service.

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Galle, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

another value for money inn in sri lanka, well situated, with very accomodating and friendly staff.spent 2 nights here in march 3013, as not into a lot of chillies food also catered for , overlooks the town.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Bed sheets and towels were dirty, we were trying to change them but the service staff was no longer available in the evening. The kitchen is open but the guests could not use it for some reason - we took 1 glass hot water for a tea and the manager added it as 10% service charge to our room's bill.... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

My family and me visited Kandy on the 31st of December and stayed at the inn for two days. Although presented as an an established hotel online, Tamarind tree proved to be a couple of rooms that were part of the owner's house and managed by the owner's family. Although the rooms appeared to be clean but because of the... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Hi, we are from Germany. Find this place with our famous taxi driver from Negombo. Very beautiful place and we enjoy it. People are very friendly and the rice+curry were excellent. After dinner we are sitting with the owner on the balcony in a familar atmosphere. We will come back again ! Frank+Silvia from Duesseldorf, Germany. (You can get many... More 

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Address: 54/2, George E de Silva Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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