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The Kandyan Manor

Rambukwella Walauwa | Yatiwawala, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #21 of 188 Kandy B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

What an absolute pleasure it was to stay at Kandyan Manor. The location, accommodation, dining and service are impeccable. What you get at Kandyan Manor can not be bought, personal touches, friendly accommodating hosts and relaxation. Thank you for restful undisturbed time. Our children felt very at home and enjoyed the hospitality shown. Highly recommended.

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Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Stayed here for three nights and it was wonderful. Just far enough away from Kandy to not here the noise, but only about 400rp to get into town, just don't expect it to be walking distance. Suzie and Bhatia are great hosts and will call a tuk tuk and organise where they need to take you. Suzie is an amazing... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Booked the deluxe villa since it was the most expensive and therefore supposedly the best. But It was much more basic than I expected. It was also very difficult to walk to the "villa" from the garage (even more difficult to find the guest house in the first place!). Food was simple but tasty. Everything worked in the room except... More

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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stayed in a huge, colourful room in the house and found it refreshingly different to the normal hotel experience. Food is obviously a real feature when booking here and meals were great but the shopping/cooking experience was really superb. Suzie is a fabulous cook and really wants you to have a great, authentic experience. The setting is simply beautiful... More

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Mechelen, Belgium
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23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Stayed in this B&B for 3 nights and we had a great time! Suzy and Bhatia are great hosts! The trip to the market and cooking class with Suzy was very interesting and enjoyable! The B&B consists of a few rooms in the main building and some bungalows in the big garden. The hosts and their staff are really friendly!... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The first two days of our round trip we stayed at Kandyan Manor. What a fantastic choice! We were picked up at the airport and taken to this little paradise called Kandian Manor. The warm welcome couldn't have been better - it took us just minutes to feel part of the family. It's difficult to say what was best..., the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We really enjoyed staying in kandyan manor. We stayed in one of the bungalows in the garden and from there i could watch and listen to the garden for hours. The room itself was cozy and clean. Only thing to improve is the waterpressure in the shower. The main house which also has three big rooms is colonial (i believe... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We were in Sri Lanka for three weeks and stopped at Kandy during the second week. We slept 3 nights in the cabin overlooking the beautiful flower garden where all the nice meals were served. We also joined Suzy in a curry-cooking-class which was great fun. Suzy and Bhatia even invited us to see the rugby match between their two... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The Kandyan Manor was our first stop of our holiday and it certainly got us off to the best start! After a tiring 6.5 hour train ride from Colombo to Kandy in the pouring rain, Bhatia and Suzy had arranged a tuk tuk to greet us from the station - it was a god send! After a quick freshen up... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

My sister and I stayed in the Kandyan Manor last year for three nights. Undoubtedly one of the highlights of our stay. Bhatia and Suzy couldn't have been more welcoming or hospitable. The rooms are a very good size,the food is outstanding and the service impeccable. Both hosts are fluent in English and helped organise day trips and transport for... More

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Address: Rambukwella Walauwa | Yatiwawala, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
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The Kandyan Manor is a traditional Walauwa, built more than 110 years ago, in the hills of Kandy, a world heritage site. Now managed by the 4th generation, it is a truly peaceful setting complemented by a five and a half acres of shrub jungle,in a typical hill country, rural environment, amidst green woods. The Kandyan Manor has an alluring cozy atmosphere in tranquil surroundings, ideal to unwind and enjoy a relaxed holiday. The area is a paradise for bird watchers to listen to the chirps and songs at sunrise and observer a large variety of rare and colourful birds, a mini nature walk for the hill walker (trekker) and naturalist, village scenery for the artist and a grand view of the Hunasgiriya peak for photographers. Hosts, Bhathiya and Suzy Ratwatte, and their staff assure you of comfort, convenience and hospitality, providing delicious home made meals, cooked in the traditional way on fire wood. ... more   less 
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