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Kandy Cottage

160 Lady Gordons Drive, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #14 of 190 Kandy B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Kandy cottages during the last weekend of the Perahera. It is a nice place in the woods and ten minutes walk to the center of Kandy. So if you are in the guesthouse it is if there is no crowdy city nearby. Thomas and the cook, who are running the hotel, do everything to make you feel comfortabel.... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect place to stay in kandy, the place is Very quiet and peaceful, a short walking distance from the centre, but the gem of this place is Thomas, with him we felt like family and the food it's absolutely incredible and at a Very reasonable price, the owner of Candy cottage should be proud of having Thomas as a worker... More

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New Delhi, India
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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
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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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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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16 hotel reviews
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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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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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