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Kandy Samadhi Centre

#6 of 52 Hotels in Kandy
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Narampanawa Rd | Kukul Oya, Kandy 761, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Osaka Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the morning, I got up to with the beautiful calling of various birds. In the night, when I looked up, I saw a star-filled sky. My partner and I stayed 3 nights. Because all of meals were really delicious and various, we never got tired of the dishes, even though we had meals 8 times. All of the staff... More 

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Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This intriguing, original and beautiful place is a long drive from Kandy and in the middle of the jungle. It is a vertiginous, in the true sense of the term ,as each villa is perched progressively higher up the hill. So if, as ours was, your room is up top,you will have very toned legs by the end of your... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading all of the rave reviews on Trip Advisor about this place, expectations were high. The architecture and settings of the centre is amazing, although far away from Kandy we didn't mind as we you are right in the heart of the greenery and nature, you could hear the river running from our bedroom. The room was stunning, although... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 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 February 5, 2015 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 January 31, 2015

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 January 26, 2015

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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