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Shangri-La

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2, Mahamaya Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We were welcomed so warmly by Nandana and his wife, who speak perfect English and French. Rooms were clean, spacious and cosy. Nandana arranged us a morning yoga class and we ended the day with a relaxing Ayurvedic massage. Perfect day/stay!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We stay only one night there but was really nice. It's really quiet and peaceful place to stay. The host was really nice and welcoming. And the lady who work for her really lovely. She bring us a huge and really good breakfast( tea bread brioche rice pudding ...) on the morning and she would bring some more if we... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Shangri-la is the best place to stay in Kandy. Hosts Kush en Nananda are beyond friendly. Cosy room, great shower, good breakfast. They also organize yoga classes. We can highly recommend this place. Kind regards, Lies and Arne

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in the Eco lodges after recommendations from a French couple we met in Polonurwara. We had a fabulous time, the lodges are simple but clean and comfortable. The locations is brilliant away from the craziness of kandy, the lodges are set in the forest creating a really relaxing environment. Still not too far away from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I was a on Holliday to Srilanka and visted Kandy. I met a french couple in Trincomalee and they recommended this place and I don't regret going there. The owner welcomed us with a friendly smile. The place was clean and the set up was very nice. Lots of Antiqe around and the staff worked there were very friendly. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

There can be a confusion of two places when they exist in the same premises as with hotel Castelo and Shangri la guest house in Kandy. These are like two adjoining houses where they have the same main entrance and the same path way leading to both houses.The sign boards of both places are not indicating the directions clear enough.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

My family friends who stayed in Kandy last month during Esala Procession had stayed in the eco lodges built recently at the yoga center of shangri la.There are 3 eco lodges and each can accommodate up to 4 people.Built on a large spice estate it is only 10 minutes from the Kandy town.Eco lodges are simple but original and unique.A... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

We stayed only one night but we really enjoyed. The house is beautifully decorated and the owner is very helpful. Also, the guest house is ideally situated. Close from city centre and Tooth Temple. I highly recommend this place for your stay in Kandy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Agreat greeting from the staff , they were expecting us and our room was well prepared . Our room had great furnishings and was spotless clean , all we expected . Delicious Sri Lankan food at their restaurant , not too spicy , the breakfast was good . We found the location very convenient , close to night life and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

When we travel we often see the reviews of other travellers.Most of the time we have taken these reviews and have been lucky with our choices.With all respect to other peoples good or bad reviews of the same places I wish to give my general impression on these comments.It is rare that we forget to write about bad experiences and... More 

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