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Kandy Samadhi Centre

Narampanawa Rd | Kukul Oya, Kandy 761, Sri Lanka
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrived at Samadhi after a 9 hour journey from Kuwait via Colombo. The train journey was mesmerising, so beautiful. We were collected fron Kandy station by the affable Akhbar (ask for him by name if you want a real quality tuk tuk driver). Samadhi is about 45 minutes out of town but well worth the journey. It's perfectly place in... More 

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a great place, beautiful setting, beautiful rooms and houses, great food and hospitality. I stayed here for five days to have a relaxing time, enjoy the surrounding nature and do some yoga. The yoga and the massage are very good. You can spend time exploring the huge resort or venture outside to a waterfall. They also have a small... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place, excellent villas, great food and wonderful staff. Waruna the owner is a delightful person who has a grand vision for the place emphasizing on sustainability and preservation of the culture of the villagers nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would like to congratulate Waruna for conceiving and creating this little paradise in Sri Lanka. We are frequent backpacker travelers, looking for -rather than luxury- great experiences, attitudes and values. We found all these things here. From the respect to the nature on selecting the place and designing it, close to the river where you can bath, and with... More 

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Loegstoer, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arriving at night after driving for ages through forrest we were welcomed by kind staff and an excellent dinner in a restaurant lit by what seemed to be hundreds of oil lamps. From there on we fell in love with the primitive living standarts. Gorgeous surroundings, yoga wakeups and fantastic sri lankan food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An extra-ordinary place in the hills outside Kandy (25 mins away). This is a place for the gastro explorer! Its not fancy but it is stunning and the food is some of the best you will taste in Sri Lanka. What you lack in traditional luxury you get bags of space and peace in return. Uniquely designed rooms with lovely... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We stayed two nights in the 'mountain rooms' which is on the top of the hill approx 5 min walk from the reception on a steep hillside. Rooms are very basic and we had shared bathroom. My parent occupied the other room so we shared with them but we had not been informed about the shared bathroom which I don't... More 

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colombo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The Samadhi Centre is in a truly special location.. We arrived at night so we didn't experience the breathtaking views until we woke up in the morning. The food/service/staff were all amazing and I can't think of one bad thing about our stay. Will most definitely return.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We’ve been driving for a while from Kandy, the road became smaller, and as these days have been raining a lot so the road was partially damaged with land slides. Surrounded by deep jungle we finally reached the Kandy Samadhi Center. The moment you walk in to this lodge it’s like you enter different dimension. You forget about noisy city,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This was a wonderful place to stay and we should have stayed longer. I wasn't sure about that going in and reading other reviews that it was the place for us. It was. Here's why... They have a web site- it does not come close to doing this joint justice. LOCATION: True that it's about 45 minutes out of Kandy,... More 

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Address: Narampanawa Rd | Kukul Oya, Kandy 761, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Kandy Samadhi Nature Hotel Kandy
The Hotel Kandy
The Resort Kandy
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Kandy
#2 Spa Hotel in Kandy
#5 Family Hotel in Kandy
#9 Romantic Hotel in Kandy

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