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Kandy Cottage

160 Lady Gordons Drive, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #16 of 178 Kandy B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014
Sanjay44 New Delhi, India
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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New Delhi, India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

..... and not so much for the place itself. So how many of you notice that nearly all the reviews are focused on the great host Thomas is? He is indeed. Sincere and earnest and helpful. Next, the location. Feels like you are in a secluded jungle, which you very nearly are, except that ten minutes of walk takes into... More

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Vancouver, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We loved our stay here. We spent 4 nights in a family room with bunkbeds for the children. Thomas was an excellent host and the food was the best we had during our stay in Sri Lanka. A tuk-tuk can always be arranged, as it is about a 15 minute walk from any of the tourist sites - but fine... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Thomas of Kandy Cottage is a wonderful host and cook. The food was superb. The cottage is very comfortable in lush gardens. The rooms are very comfortable and spacious even though there isn't air conditioning but there's fans. We would heartily recommend this place as a peaceful place to stay while visiting Kandy.

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Calgary, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

My friend and I stayed in the Moonlit space for 4 nights. I can't say enough about the hospitality provided by Thomas. The breakfasts were delicious and we had 2 dinners at Kandy Cottage. This was some of the best Sri Lankan curries that we had in Sri Lanka. Wi-fi access was excellent. Our room was very comfortable and clean... More

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65 reviews 65 reviews
20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

The best part of my stay in Kandy Cottage was the detailed and friendly attention given by Thomas, the manager, the homey atmosphere of the living room and dining area, the delicious food and Cookie, the dog. One of the con or down side of Kandy cottage was its location. It is located a long distance from shops, restaurants, sites... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

...but the mattress made it difficult. I don't know who these people are that are giving reviews saying the beds are comfy, but they must sleep on rocks at home!!! Here are the pros: -Thomas is a lovely man who was very friendly and welcoming. We enjoyed our conversations with him. He clearly takes pride in what he does. Nothing... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We had a really greate and relaxed time in the Kandy Cottage. The food was delicious and the staff (Thomas) was very friendly and helpful in organasing our trips. Thank you very much! Kathrin & Dominik

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Stayed in the friendly space with 3 kids--Thomas looked after us perfectly, even making particular Sri Lanka specialties on request. The kids loved Cookie, the dog, as well as breakfasts and dinners. Very relaxing and beautiful, jungle location.

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Berlin, Germany
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

We liked to stay in quieter places and to come to kandy cottages was one of the best decisions we made. Thomas, the Manager gave us very good tips, helped us wherever he can and as an surprise, he organized a birthday cake for my husband. He is a very fine man and by the way communication was very easy,... More

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Brisbane, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at Kandy Cottage. It was a welcome escape away from the hustle and bustle of Kandy. Our host Thomas took us on a morning walk and put us on a bus for a visit to the Botanic Gardens. He was friendly and helpful and also organised a driver with a van to take us on... More

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Address: 160 Lady Gordons Drive, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
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The cottage nestles in a little hollow, in the midst of trees, beside a tiny virgin forest - "Udawatakelle" Forest Sanctuary just one of the many splendidly green spaces that is KandyThe Cottage is a charming and cosy place of retreat for writers andartists, and also welcomes regular holiday makers. ... more   less 
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