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Kapuwatte, RDT center road, Pilimathalawa 20000 Sri Lanka
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#1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Pilimathalawa
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Becky1979 wrote a review Jul 2019
Hull, UK141 contributions14 helpful votes
We had a truly wonderful 3 nights stay at the Urban Castle (aptly named due to stunning interior, period pieces and decor). We were a family of 4 including 2 young children. From the moment we arrived we received a very warm welcome and all our needs were tended to. Urban Castle is family ran and Gaya and Prasads family home. As such it was a very home from home experience with several comfortable seating areas. We enjoyed wonderful and freshly home cooked breakfasts and Sri Lankan themed evening meals which we and our children devoured. During our stay Prasad and Gaya gave us informed advice about places of interest etc. We booked a taxi which we used for the day to travel around Kandy. We visited the Botanical Gardens, Sanctuary and the viewing point. Cannot recommend Urban Castle enough and will definitely look to revisit.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
DaveK78 wrote a review Jul 2019
Pattaya, Thailand63 contributions7 helpful votes
Loved our stay at Urban Castle, the room was great, a big bed and extra bed for the children, lots of room for a family of 4. The hotel is a bit out of Kandy, but we preferred that as Kandy town isn't great and is was cheap and easy to get in and see the tourist places. The decor of the hotel is amazing, lots of areas to relax, we had the place to ourselves as sadly lots of people had cancelled after the April events. The best thing about the place are the owners Prasad and his family were so welcoming, very interesting to talk too and helped us with trains, taxis and generally advice. We ate at hotel both nights, the food was amazing, Gaya cooked us a range of dishes both nights and honestly it was some of the best food we have eaten. If you want to feel at home, be well fed and looked after, book this hotel.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
Lawbow11 wrote a review Feb 2019
Broadstairs, United Kingdom32 contributions10 helpful votes
We loved our stay here. A peaceful haven out of the city. The whole place has been meticulously designed and built by the young owners who should be congratulated. We loved the aesthetic. The house so airy and light with a clever combination of modern and antique with reclaimed materials. The welcome was warm - tea on arrival. A tasty dinner was cooked in house and we ate by the terrace by the pool - peaceful and calm. Gaya was really helpful - and we appreciated that when we said we were visiting a nearby tea factory she took us and waited until we were finished. On our final day she was kind enough to drop us up the road for the train and reminded us that we should get in touch if we ever needed help whilst in Sri Lanka. We thank her and wish them well. As an afterthought- it was so lovely to be on the train already at Pilimathalawa a delightful small station before the madness of the crowds joining at Kandy. If you have time enjoy some snacks from the lovely ladies around the corner in a snack canteen
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Date of stay: February 2019
Trip type: Traveled with friends
StevenSeagull wrote a review Jan 2019
London, United Kingdom4 contributions
We loved our stay in this stunning house nicely away from the Hustle and bustle of kandy. The family were very welcoming and the food was delicious - felt nice to be in someone’s home but we still had our own space. Definitely recommend
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
markmorrison wrote a review Jan 2019
13 contributions2 helpful votes
I ever wanted to leae this place once I arrived. The architecture and design are simply stunning. The beds were amazing, the bath tub unreal! The ower was a real nice guy. We loved our short stay here and wanted more time.
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Date of stay: December 2018
Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Sri LankaCentral ProvinceKandy DistrictPilimathalawa
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Frequently Asked Questions about Urban Castle
Which popular attractions are close to Urban Castle?
Nearby attractions include Royal Botanical Gardens (3.3 miles), Kandy War Cemetery (4.2 miles), and Lankatilaka Temple (1.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Urban Castle?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Urban Castle?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Urban Castle?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Urban Castle?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sala Thai, Cooking Class at Thotupola Residence, and Licensed to Grill.
Does Urban Castle have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Urban Castle offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Urban Castle located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Pilimathalawa.
Are there any historical sites close to Urban Castle?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Temple of the Gadaladenia (0.7 miles).