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Blinkbonnie Tourist Inn

69 Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Shanghai, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a female solo traveler and I have to say that I am very grateful to Stephen at Blinkbonnie for his suggestions, tips and organization for me during my trip. When I first arrived, he was quick to offer me guidance and tips on traveling alone, and as I had no other plan for the next few days (I... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was amazing to stay in this hotel for 1 nights, I enjoyed it with my wife, from the balcony we can see all the green nature around, the mountains. They have a friendly staff who is always smiling and serving the best.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I been there with my family in 2012, overall it was a very nice trip. The Hotel Manager who run it as family business, arranged to pick us directly from Columbo Airport. The rooms were small but neat and clean, worth of the money you pay. Being at hill it give you marvels wide angle view. TucTuc is the only... More

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Steven128, Manager at Blinkbonnie Tourist Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for visiting Blinkbonnie Inn, and enjoying your visit to Kandy. Hope you had a pleasant time with us, and We hope you will visit us again. And we always ensure the security of all guests arriving at our place. More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The proprietor at this property os extremely welcoming and has excellent English. He will collect from the town centre as well which would be very welcomed after a long bus journey (if only we had known!) The first thing he did was warn us of all the scams and advised how much Tuk Tuks should cost etc which was great.... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Stayed here for one night. Rooms are clean and comfortable and food is nice. Trip was arranged for us at a reasonably good deal. Not far from the town, about 10mins down the hill, through the shortcut. Lovely views. Would recommend this guest house.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The rooms were clean and beds comfortable. A mosquito net was provided too. The bathroom was clean and hot water available. We stayed on the top floor and our room had an amazing view over Kandy. The manager was excellent and gave us all the information we asked for when planning our trip. He was really helpful and friendly. We... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Stephen was very helpful. He arranged a driver to collect us from Colombo airport at 3am, and when we arrived had our room ready for us to check in early at no extra cost. Room was clean and perfectly adequate. Shower wasn't great, a dribble, but it was warm. Breakfast was good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I thought the rooms were very clean, although basic, and ours had a beautiful view over Kandy. I thought the location was pretty good, although it was a little walk down the hill, via the short-cut to the town centre. Overall I thought it was a nice place to stay. My main gripe was that this was the only place... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

We came here for dinner by recommendation of our driver. We are vegetarians. We were not disappointed. The local vegetable dishes we ate were well cooked and each one had its own distinct flavour and texture. Service was attentive. Moderate cost. Good value. We would eat here again.

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The room was large, very comfortable and absolutely clean. The balcony was nice and we liked the great view over the whole city of Kandy with its lake. At first the hotel seemed to be a little too far away from the city center but there are shortcuts which the friendly staff will explain you. Therefore it was very quiet.

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Address: 69 Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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