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Manor House Kandy

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Katugastota-Kurunegala-Puttalam Hwy | Nugawela, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #26 of 43 hotels in Kandy
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Ahmed S Colombo, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we were a family of 5 ,and took two days in April 2014, excellent service and nice pool , a bit far from town but the tranquility was appreciated too. nice pool and the house was well maintained. the management also gave us a guided tour of the old mansion.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This property is not just a 'walauwa', it's historically one of the most notable ones in Sri Lanka. Stayed with others in March 2014 so had an opportunity to look at several rooms. All our rooms were good, though the 2 tower rooms are hotter (would probably need to have air conditioning on, personally I prefer just fan) and on... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

booked feature tower room got grubby suite with no hot water following day informed engineer coming next day. Management quite happy with leaving us in this situation .had to ask for room change!!! food awful worst in over a month travelling in sri lanka swimming pool weird shade of green and unusable. even our taxi driver said unprompted" place dirty... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in Feb 2014. Very good hotel with good courtyard and welcoming people and warm hospitality. Clean hotel. Eat breafast in lawn etc ... Not good part is, claim to have wifi but same is only in lobby, hotel beds are creaky, AC was making lot of noise, fan not working. Cost of cup of tea is... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

The good: A colonial mansion that has been restored to a high standard with beautiful gardens. The house is full of character and was great to visit, the owner has clearly put in a lot of effort and it has potential to be a fantastic hotel. I really enjoyed looking around the house and grounds. The garden is well tended... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We stayed in the Manor House in Kandy for a couple of nights as a family of four. It is a lovely old building, set in attractive gardens with a small swimming pool - an oasis just a short distance from Kandy. It's been beautifully renovated recently to its original style, and exudes calm and serenity, with a fabulous feeling... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

We arrived at the hotel to the surprise of the care taking staff. They had obviously missed our reservation from the agent we booked with and therefore had no staff or food etc to accept guests. There were no other guests in the hotel and appeared no one else was scheduled to arrive. The building was gorgeously restored manor as... More

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Kritou Tera, Cyprus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We spent 2 nights between Christmas and New Years at this hotel, a restored colonial mansion. The management and staff were lovely and very helpful. Food was poor. We had dinner the first night which we were told was a special 4-course Christmas set-menu dinner. It turned out be a disaster--we believe the roast stuffed chicken that was brought out... More

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We were fortunately to spend one night at this beautiful property - lovingly restored to it's former glory by the owners. A plaque in the dining room has a list of distinguished guests (former prime ministers and diplomats from an era gone by) - we felt privileged to dine there. Manager and the servers were very courteous and prompt. Always... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

I have been there this Summer with my boyfriend and I was totally fallen in love with this place: the Mansion is beatiful (it seems to go back in teh past), you can really relax far form the cahotic Kandy city. The Lady who owned the House is very polite, completely helpful and she gave us a lot of advises.... More

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Also Known As:
Manor House Kandy Hotel Kandy
Manor House Kandy Hotel
Manor Hotel Kandy
Address: Katugastota-Kurunegala-Puttalam Hwy | Nugawela, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Kandy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Manor House Kandy 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Nugawela Walauwa is a historic Manor, built in 1884 as the ancestral home of an aristocratic Sri Lankan chieftain. Walauwa-type architecture is of classical Sri Lankan heritage with Western influences creating a truly unique hybrid of style and design which is exclusive to the time of the Raj. The property was built by the Governor of Kandy and is preserved in the original spirit.The hotel is now under new management since 1st July 2013 and the hotel has been refurbished and staff has been trained to ensure better customer experience. ... more   less 
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