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The Senani Hotel

No. 167 / 1, Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #34 of 46 hotels in Kandy
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely hotel - a little bit of Kandy but only a short tut tut ride from the centre (300 rupees) - great views from the little balcony and beware of the monkeys!! Rooms were clean and spacious. Food was great and reasonable - staff friendly - free wifi excellent - excellent clean pool - laundry service cheap and efficient.... More

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Muscat, Oman
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20 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is out of the main city area of Kandy, but many of the hotels are located in this hillside location. It has views over the mountains and Kandy and is very pretty. Room was fine and the pool was good. Very nice to have a glass of wine on the balcony overlooking the beauty of the Kandy area.... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great hotel. In the distance of just about a mile from ksndy city. A double half board cost around 80$ and it is worth the food is great and the servuce too is great. I simply loved the place.......

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 3 nights here, Senani was nice, very clean and comfortable with solid furniture. Hotel Staff were very .breakfast and dinner was delicious with music. Room was very nice with bed decos and a small balcany. Overall I would recommend to others - make sure you get a room in view of the hotel swiming pool. There is accommodation... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Senani is about 2km from the centre of Kandy, but is situated high above the city. You will need to use a tuktuk (about 300 rupees) to get to the city centre. The rooms, including bathrooms, were decent, although I had no view - the window opened to a internal walkway and then to a wall of another property.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely hotel set in the hills above Kandy. Superb views from many of the rooms, the restaurant and bar too. Furnished to a high standard and with free wifi and excellent pool. Breakfast was delicious. A short tuk tuk ride from the city centre, a quiet leafy area, would definitely recommend

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely room, comfortable big double bed, nice bathroom Room had a little balcony, TV, nice clean bed, laundry service was used and was good, Breakfast buffet was amazing, so many nice dishes and friendly staff Evening buffet was good but few dishes were disappointing swimming pool was lovely, though you are a bit over looked while swimming, wifi in communal... More

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70 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Modern, clean hotel perched on a hillside high above Kandy. Not really walkable to town so wheels are pretty much required. (Although I did not see if there was any guest parking nearby.) We relied on tuktuk transportation at about 200 or 300 rupees to/from town depending on time of day. Room was clean and average size. Breakfasts had a... More

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights here during a trip around Sri Lanka on honeymoon. Senani was nice, clean and comfortable - it's a little way up the hill behind the town so you would want to have transport or be prepared to get a tuk-tuk into town. Staff were friendly and the pool was clean - breakfast was plentiful, buffet one... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The hotel is located on the hills near Kandy so it is preferred to get some transport if you want to go down to the city. Our room was clean and well equipped, with a small balcony but no view - compared to the restaurant upstairs which is very nice and also the food was really OK. You have plenty... More

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Address: No. 167 / 1, Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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