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Baramba House

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No 22 Upul Mawatha | Primrose Hill, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Baramba House
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lower Austria, Austria
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Baramba House is located high above Kandy town center. It´s easy to take the bus to get to town or take a Tuktuk (250-300 Rupie). Barbara and her crew are super helpful, the breakfast is breathtaking and extremely delicious. Baramba House isn`t the chepeast place to stay, but you get your money's worth. The rooms are superb, the bathroom is... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful peaceful retreat away from the relative hustle and bustle of Kandy. Lovely garden with nice bird life, welcoming and attentive hosts, nice pool with views. The breakfasts were magnificent. The rooms spotless and well appointed. There was no AC in the rooms but this was not required when we were there. The dinners were too pricey for us at... More 

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29 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Baramba House is the nicest guesthouse I have ever stayed at. Barbara, her husband, Idefix etc. are fantastic hosts. The rooms, breakfast and dinner were amazing and we would love to come back to this dream villa one day. Many thanks to both of you! Our stay was simply fantastic and we very much enjoyed our time in Kandy and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

As all reviews say, this is an exceptional place. Up a challenging country road, the setting is spectacular and just a little out of Kandy (we had a driver). The architecture is elegant but simple, the room and living space comfortable, the grounds beautiful, and the food all fresh, homemade, and delicious. Barbara is welcoming, helpful, and lovely. Found out... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Baramba House was everything I hoped it would be - superb location away from noise but not so far away from town with breathtaking scenery set on a beautifully designed property that encourages relaxation. Barbara and Loku are fantastic hosts who go above and beyond in their hospitality and I cannot thank them enough for the experience I had. The... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Our first visit to Sri Lanka began with three days at Baramba house. This was the oerfect introduction to the country as we found everything to be first class, the decor, the views, pool,gardens and Barbara's cooking. i would absolutely recommend a stay here when visiiting Kandy.There was not a thing not to like!

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We stayed at Baramba House for 3 nights in February and had a wonderful time. The house and gardens are beautiful, with amazing views towards the Mahawelli river. The owner, Barbara, is a charming lady, and as we had arranged in advanced to have dinner each evening, we had the pleasure of dining on the upstairs veranda outside Barbara's beautiful... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We travelled to Kandy after landing in Columbo and arrived hot and sweaty at Baramba House. What a beautiful oasis of calm to arrive in after a long flight and a journey by local bus (our choice to see a bit of Sri Lankan life). Barbara's house oozes peace from every brick and tile. Breakfast is a meal to be... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stayed two nights, and wished we could have stayed much longer. Can only reiterate the comments of other reviewers. Baramba is as good as it gets. Barbara has done a wonderful job, she even booked and collected our train tickets before our arrival. We will certainly return next time we are in Sri Lanka, and have started recommending this... More 

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Stein am Rhein, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

Just Perfect, Special, Worth the Money. Beautiful and very clean Room and Location, fantastic breakfast. Host Barbara Takes care of everything. We are so happy to be here for 2 days.... Thank you! We recommend this Place without limitations.

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