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Castle Hill

22, Rajapilla Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #35 of 43 hotels in Kandy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Lankanfushi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We stayed here for two nights (I wish we could stay longer, but we had limited time) in 2013 December. It was simply stunning, the garden entrance to the hotel is almost surreal, scenic to say the least, rooms are huge with big windows and very bright. Owners very friendly and helpful with planing travels. You can order lovely Sri... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Stayed a week here in February 2014 - its an old Kanyan home that has been opened up into a guest house. The rooms are large and the house itself is large, and full of bric a brac that makes it quite unique. The view from the front of the house I felt was unrivalled by many places in Kandy... More

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Bouloc, France
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Castle Hill has a fabulous view over the lake and is a short walk from the centre of town. But that's it. The rooms are shabby and sparsely furnished, and the bathroom was very dirty. A washbasin tap that wobbled, no soap provided, no hot water in the morning - other guests had used it all, we were told. Well... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

A wonderfull guesthouse in Art Deco style, the rooms have a lot of charms to it, the guestroom had soo much space and the living and dining room make you feel like you made a trip into the past, we enjoyed sitting in front of the house with this nice garden and the amazing view over the lake and the... More

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in one of the tripple rooms in the front of the house, which are incredible huge and beautiful furnished in an Art Deco way. You can feel the History in this house. Breakfast&Dinner were served in a large charming living room with Open doors to the neat garden and an absolutely overwhelming view on Kandy&Lake! Breakfast was good.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Good Points: -quiet, only 4 rooms. -very big rooms with mosquito nets. -nice view of Kandy and the lake. -cool art deco decor and living areas Bad Points: -breakfast not impressive. Pale eggs (on request), fruit, tea and coffee, crappy white bread. -quite far up the hill if you don't have own transport.driver

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

The guesthouse has a beautiful location with a great view over kandy and the temple. It seems that the house hasnt changed much since the 30s including no warm water. But people who appreciate the retro charme should def visit the place.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

This is the second time I have stayed at Castle hill the first being 6 years ago. I don't think much has changed except the price which has doubled . You stay here for the location,gardens and art deco lounge -all wonderful and the view over Kandy is stunning .The rooms are large but could do with a lick of... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

A breath taking view! Best location ever! The place is very warm & cosy. Had a great, pleasant, relaxing stay. Super service. The rooms are huge & very clean. The food was brilliant. The staff was very hospitable. The owner/manager was friendly. All facilities were provided. We are satisfied & happy customers. We just loved our stay @ Castle Hill.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Amazing view of Kandy from the house, even the location is great but I had one of the worse experience ever. For a person who is never fussy and easy going, this place took tolerance to the next level. Was told hot water would take 10 minutes...then 30 minutes and I waited 2 hours and still no hot water. Owner/manager... More

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Also Known As:
Castle Hill Hotel
Castle Hill Kandy
Address: 22, Rajapilla Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
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Free Parking
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Ranked #35 of 43 hotels in Kandy
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