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The Change

Green Hill, Block 56, Heeressagala, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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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 Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, this place was incredibly hard to find for our driver who lives in Colombo. It's important to either get very clear directions for your driver, or get a local tuk tuk driver who knows the area. That said, when we were driving there and having trouble, the staff told us to hire a tuk tuk driver to drive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was excellent, staffs were polite and quick to attend to your needs. The view was mavellous and I can just sit by my balcony and admire it. I was kinda surprise that the weather can go as low as 15 degrees at night. It is a value add for me, I like the cold. I will surely come... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What made us so happy about The Change Hotel is the clean room, quiet environment and helpful staff. In fact, on our way to the hotel, we were really concerned, the road is hilly, winding and bumpy. But when checked in our room, the lovely view from our balcony and the cleanness of the bathroom made us believe that we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I suppose it depends what you are looking for but we weren't impressed at all. To start its way out in the back of nowhere and the track - yes track - leading to it is incredibly steep. The road peters out into a rough road and then a track and then a worse track and then the hotel appears... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my wife arrived at the change on the 26th Dec with 2 friends. We got married at the change on the 27th and it was awesome. We wore traditional sri Lankan attire and were led to a Buddhist ceremony by a precession of kandyan drummers and dancers. After the ceremony we had sri Lankan tea and cakes before... More 

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Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I do not like to write critical things but this hotel was not good. The room was not clean, there were holes in the bed sheets and the bathroom smelt very strongly of urine. The staff was skeleton(two young men)who were really lovely but there were not enough people to run the place well The food was ok ( we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the only guest house in Sri Lanka that was booked by our tour guide that we were disappointed in. It is outside of Kandy and not easy to get to but the main problem is the dampness in our room. It is an old building and the shower does not seem to have a proper air outlet so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great and relatively cheap hotel in Kandy. Unfortunately, I stayed only one night in the hotel, having arrived late night after dark fell. The room was ok according to sri lankian standard. Who was in Sri Lanka knows what I mean. It was clean room with double bed, toilet, shower and outstanding view. The view is really great! The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Stayed here 2 nights with girlfriend in January 2015. The Good: Peaceful, great view, lush vegetation surrounding, nice little pool AC works, wifi in room (rare in SL), had a balcony Food was pretty good Clean (except as noted below) Backs onto green space Staff were friendly Not-so-Good: while the sheets and towels are laundered, the blanket on top was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

i've visited Sri Lanka staying in several hotels, The Change is absolutely the best place ever. On Kandy's hills, far from all the noises of the city, completely in the heart of nature. The owner is one of the kindest person i've never met in my life, the food is so tasty and it's cooked in a simple and healthy... More 

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Address: Green Hill, Block 56, Heeressagala, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
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