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Elegant Hotel

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No. 200/3 Sunflower Garden, Meewaladeniya Handessa, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friend and I stayed here for one night as we travelled through Kandy. We loved it. I loved how proud the hotel owner was of his hotel, as he showed us around, and so he should be, having extended his home and turned it into a great hotel. It really was a find. Nice views and lovely pool. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived here after a long flight from the UK, having had our luggage go missing - it couldn't have been a better place to spend our first night in Sri Lanka! They were so helpful in sorting out or luggage, the hotel is beautiful - amazing views, clean spacious rooms and a gorgeous pool area. The food in the... More 

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UdayaGelioya, Owner at Elegant Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elegant Guest, It is with great pleasure we would like to thank you for the comment you have made on us at www.tripadvisor.com as “Wonderful hotel!”, which motivates the staff of Elegant Hotel to provide their best of services and facilities to all its valuable guests. Hope you will visit us again in your next visit to Sri Lanka,... More 

northumberland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this hotel! Our upper floor room was clean with stunning views. The garden and pool are beautiful - I enjoyed my solitary swims in the pool just gazing at that view. The staff are friendly and very polite. We enjoyed our breakfasts on the veranda - a mixture of western and Sri Lankan. The setting for dinner was... More 

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UdayaGelioya, Owner at Elegant Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elegant Guest, It is with great pleasure we would like to thank you for the comment you have made on us at www.tripadvisor.com as "Beautiful Hotel." and also we highly appreciate your suggestions, which allows us to provide better services to all our valuable guests. All of your suggestions have been taken into consideration and will be implemented very... More 

singapore
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 days.. the views from the hotel especially on the upper floor is spectacular.. the rooms are well maintained and very clean, they are new.. the staff are very friendly and the owner is very helpful in arranging day tours.. the tours are rightly priced with good english speaking drivers. The main drawback or advantage depending... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to book this hotel after checking the reports on Trip adviser. When we arrived at the place we were pleased with beautiful garden, pool and very friendly staff. But when we got the key our mood was spoiled: shabby room, leaking toilet bawl, noisy fan, spider net in the corner. Next day we left this place. However the... More 

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners passion and vision is apparent when you visit this hotel. This hotel set high into the landscape offers a stylish and relaxed stay from hustle and bustle of Kandy. We had our breakfast brought to our balcony each morning overlooking the hill and gardens - the owner is very proud of his spectacular garden and rightly so. Great... More 

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UdayaGelioya, Owner at Elegant Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elegant Guest, It is with great pleasure we would like to thank you for the comment you have made on us at www.tripadvisor.com as, "Remote and tranquil............", which motivates the staff of Elegant Hotel to provide their best of services to all its valuable guests. Hope you will visit us again in your next visit to Sri Lanka, where... More 

Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel is located on a hill top with excellent views in every direction, about 20 minutes from Kandy city and the Temple of the Holy Tooth. It has a big modern pool and a pleasant garden area by the pool. As there are only five rooms it is never too busy. The food was great, expecially the breakfast which... More 

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UdayaGelioya, Owner at Elegant Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elegant Guest, It is with great pleasure we would like to thank you for the comment you have made on us at www.tripadvisor.com as “Excellent, quiet hotel best for solos, couples and small families”, which motivates the staff of Elegant Hotel to provide their best of services and facilities to all its valuable guests. Hope you will visit us... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights after a drive up from Colombo. It was raining quite a lot and our driver took a not-so-mainstream route which meant we couldn't see the signs posted for the hotel and got lost. But after calling the hotel and getting directions we finally made it. What. A. View. Absolutely breathtaking! It... More 

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UdayaGelioya, Owner at Elegant Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elegant Guest, It is with great pleasure we would like to thank you for the comment you have made on us at www.tripadvisor.com as, "Worth the drive, lives up to the hype", which motivates the staff of Elegant Hotel to provide their best of services to all its valuable guests. Hope you will visit us again in your next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of staying at Elegant Hotel for two nights. The staff gave a very warm introduction to the hotel and to the fatastic view and suroundings. We enjoyed the clean and very nice pool in the beautyfull garden. Also the restaurant was very good and we tried a lot from the menu. As a conclusion, a VERY... More 

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UdayaGelioya, Owner at Elegant Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elegant Guest, It is with great pleasure we would like to thank you for the comment you have made on us at www.tripadvisor.com as, "Perfect", which motivates the staff of Elegant Hotel to provide the best of their services to all its valuable guests. Hope you will visit us again in your next visit to Sri Lanka, where you... More 

Beijing, China
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Follow the dirt road apprx. 1km uphill to find the cozy, comfortable and spotless hotel. A bit away from downtown Kandy but a nice getaway for travellers who prefer tranquility. Owner Mr. Udaya has nine people on his team, Ms. Pavi being the only lady employee. All staff extremely polite, ready to assist and pleasant to deal with. Mr. Udaya... More 

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UdayaGelioya, Owner at Elegant Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elegant Guest, It is with great pleasure we would like to thank you for the comment you have made on us at www. tripadvisor.com as,“A NICE GETAWAY FOR THE TRAVELER WHO PREFERS TRANQUILITY”, 45 minutes from Kandy”, which motivates the staff of Elegant Hotel to provide the best of their services and facilities to all its valuable guests. Hope... More 

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