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The Change

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Green Hill, Block 56, Heeressagala, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #16 of 53 Hotels in Kandy
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

thanks again for the wonderful time we had in your hotel. the location is a bit in the hights from kandy, and despite what one might think ots an advantage ! great view, freshly renovated and wonderful staff! we had the last night of our holiday and it was perfect to get great last memories. they let us keep the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The manager and the cook are very nice. They offered us free fresh juices. The hotel offers a very nice view on the mountains around Kandy. We had a great time at the swimming pool. They are still building the garden. The rooms and bathrooms are clean. I would definitely recommend the place. They also provide free pick up from... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed “The change Hotel” for 2 nights and really enjoyed my stay. my room was superb, I had a beautiful view with a balcony room. And Mr. Anura(owner) arrange everything, also i really enjoyed breakfast/dinner for two days, staff arrange some varieties of sri lankan food. Interest thing is while you are traveling in the night road is stunning,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

If you want to get out of the busy city life and relax this is the place. Simple but very clean and with an amazing view. Only the sound of nature in the surrounding. But be aware that is a bit far away from the city center (5 km distance), up in the hills. Not easy to find even by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Our stay at "the change" was certainly a highlight of our Sri Lanka round trip. The hotel has an amazing view and its architecture allows for a very natural, bright and open atmosphere. We also liked the simplistic, pure yet very elaborate interior design. The fact that it is located 10min (TukTuk 500Rupees) from Kandy is a big plus. It... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The staff at the hotel were very friendly. The food was very tasty (Chicken curry was one of the best we had throughout our entire Sri Lanka trip) and the views from the hotel were fantastic. The room was basic, the bed was really hard (Great for the hubby, but not for me), and the bathroom so-so. When we went... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This hotel is in a quite place, clean rooms, freindly staff, good kichen. Me and my husband were in a private tour with local driver. The city and the historical places were easy to approach. The swiming pool were very usful after the daily programs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This hotel is quite out of the way, but our driver knew where to go so we had no problems finding it. Once you are there, you are in for the night, so if you are the type that's likes to wander in the evening, be aware. It was fine for us though, because we went out in the morning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stayed with a friends. Was good to have fun in the pool. Rooms clean and bite. Owner is very polite and pleasant. In the morning is really good to enjoy the view from the balcony. Good to stay while travelling around the country

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We're on a private tour of the island and apparently our tour company likes hotels at the end of a dirt road. This dirt road however is worth writing home about! Windy, narrow and super steep getting to the hotel was an adventure all in itself. Thank goodness for our driver who had been there before, and navigated oncoming traffic... More 

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