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The Change

Green Hill, Block 56, Heeressagala, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #14 of 51 Hotels in Kandy
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kamloops, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 3 weeks ago 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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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at The Change hotel just one night unfortunately, because the place is amazing! An hotel in the hills around Kandy where the nature hugs you. The silence of the night is broken just by the sound of the nature all around... Just amazing! The kindness of the owner and his employees has been the best we had in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where to start...first of all I am really not sure why this guest house is highly rated as such. I travel very often and this guest house if by far the worse I stayed in and I do not have high standards. 1: the guest house is way too far from kandy and in fact far from everything else (a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ups: Very beautiful hotel with a lot of personality. Big room with very nice balconies overlooking the scenic pool. Very friendly and interesting owner, great for a chat. Wonderful food, the pumpkin curry was to die for. Downs: Bit of a bugger to find as it took each tuk tuk driver ages to find, maybe needs a few signs? Bar... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I got to know this place on tripadvisor. It was a heavy raining night that I was a little bit frustrated, not only because of the rain but also I had no idea of where to stay (I like travel with no specific plan, and of course it brings me troubles sometime). I searched on tripadvisor and found this place... More 

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Ocean Shores, NSW, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The Change is a bit out of the way, so you need access to a car. But it's set up in the hills with a view. It's smallish, and the service is friendly, prompt and personal. The room was large and with a bit of a view. The food is sensational and the pool is welcome at the end of... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Our original booking to another place was cancelled due to the bad road conditions and our driver-guide from mystilankatravel ( with which we were also very satisfied) suggested this place. It is quite a bit far from Kandy, but for that you get unique jungle feeling with a nice pool far from any noise. The food was also great as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed at the change for one night. Friendly and welcoming staff who were 24/7 available for questions. We had a room with a beautiful view over kandy. And the pool is great to cool down when you had a busy sightseeing day. We had a tasty fresh breakfast with toast and egg. A beautiful stay in kandy. Little out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

To say it first: The hotel is about 15 minutes (by car) away from Kandy City. But it has a great view over Kandy and is overall in a "normal Sri Lanka-like" condition, what means: It would be unfair to compare it to European standards as the windows doesn't exactly fit to the hole in the wall and some other... More 

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Address: Green Hill, Block 56, Heeressagala, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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