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Hantane Shadow Resort

Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #186 of 241 Kandy B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I stayed at this beautiful hotel for 01 night and I am looking forward to return soon. Beautiful location with lots of greenery around, waking up hearing the sound of the birds,monkeys so much of nature, quiet atmosphere. Ideal for relaxation,staff were very helpful, reasonably good food for the price.

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Draper, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

With so many hotels in Kandy, there is no reason to stay here. As mentioned by Phil T, it is down a long, winding road and is not close to anything - shopping, restaurants or tourist attractions. This hotel was selected for our birding group, and we took eight rooms. On entering the reception area, the first thing I noticed... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Accessed via a steep, narrow and twisty road from the centre of Kandy this hotel is theoretically in a lovely setting in the forest, but it is let down by poor maintenance and service. The steps and paths down to the rooms were very slippery due to a thin layer of mould and were actually quite dangerous. One had to... More 

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Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Good place to be relax peace of mind people ho loves the nature will love the place its out of the kandy City The staff and the manage very helpful Guests can enjoy Ayurvedic body treatments at the spa, or plan day trips at the tour desk. Staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with guests’ requests. Nice rooms... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Me and my wife stayed here as part of our travels in Sri Lanka in Feb 2103. it was by far the lowlight of our travel. horrible and damp, the room absolutely stunk and the manager who claimed to have lived in britain did not have a clue. Though beautiful surroundings the place was horrible, luckily we wre only staying... More 

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Saudi Arabia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Let me start by saying that the manager and staff are very friendly and try to do everything the can for you but they are fighting a losing battle. The hotel s really in the middle of the Forrest and as such is dark and damp. We were supposed to stay for three nights but sated one. The room smelt... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Located in the hills of kandy, marvelous view.surrounded with trees, calm and quiet so there is plenty of fresh air, which is veryyy relaxing. Both families loved the hotel. The manager and the staff were very friendly, the manager was willing to give a extra bed free of charge. If you want to get out of you daily tiring routine... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

The adam's family as a hotel but then without the humor ! All had been written before and it's trough, your worst nightmare is about to start as soon you checked in. ESCAPE or stay away.the manager could even charge us 200roupees extra for a tuktuk, after we agreed on the price with the driver himself ! We got fried... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Something is very wrong with this place! We left the place in the middle of the night!!! We had luck to find other hotel considering that was one o clock after midnight. Place is weird, dirty and abounded. Room is scary, super dirty, toilet full of ants, everything was creepy dirty. We decided to stay because it was far from... More 

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Colombo
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115 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

The Manager is uncouth and uncivil, he does not know what the hospitality trade is. The food prices are exorbitant. On my visit, they charged me Rs 250/- (USD 1/87) per fried egg, whereas in Sri Lanka an egg costs just Rs. 15/- (USD 0/11). All their prices are designed to Rip off guests!! Mahinda W

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