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The Change

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Green Hill, Block 56, Heeressagala, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is an awesome palce to stay at for couples looking to just sink in the Kandy fresh air, the hotel is quite some distance from main city so you might have to take a shared tuk tuk but once at hotel you may not feel like leaving. The place serves lunch/dinners so you dont have to visit city if... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought our driver was going to give up - this place is hard to find - but it was well worth the work. Very quaint hillside location overlooking the valley and picturesque hills. We arrived late and the manager was extremely gracious and helpful. The room was cool, clean and spacious with a nice deck for relaxing. Dinner and... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 1 night in this lovely hidden hotel in the hills of Kandy. The view from the balkony is amazing. Breakfast and dinner was also good. They serve classic Sri Lankan meals. People are very friendly and helpful. Unfortunately they do not accept credit cards but we have been able to pay in Euros. We enjoyed our stay and... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is very nice and has a nice view. It is a bit hard to reach with a narrow uphill road. Rooms are clean and designed with good taste. We were served a simple dinner (small rice and curry) which was definitely overpriced (800rp), but being off season the place was empty. Good if you want to stay out... More 

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2761Sue, Owner at The Change, responded to this review

dear sir madam i want to thank u for ur lovely review thank u sir it will be very helpful for our future guest owner anura and staff the change kandy srilanka More 

Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We visited The Change as part of our guided tour of Sri Lanka. It was a steep drive for our gorgeous driver Sam but he handled it beautifully! We had no idea what to expect and were thrilled! Brilliant night time view, lovely rooms, gorgeous dining area, great food, lovely host and a really great vibe! We were smiling from... More 

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2761Sue, Owner at The Change, responded to this review

dear sir madam good day. how are u? i think all good. i want to thank u for ur lovely comment . it will be very helpful for us for the future clients. thank u very much the change hotel kandy srilanka More 

Melbourne
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84 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

I can't recommend The Change highly enough - it's perfectly and tactfully appointed in a modern colonial style with teak furniture but a renovated bathroom. The whole hotel is spotlessly clean with breathtaking views over Kandy, & in typical Sri Lankan style the hosts & staff can't do enough for you. It's not at all close to Kandy city &... More 

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2761Sue, Owner at The Change, responded to this review

dear sir madam how are u doing.we want to thank u for ur lovely comment. this five lovely words will hep our future cllients very much so beutyfull thank u anura the change kandy srilanka More 

Almere, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

A little bit hard to reach by car due to the steep hill. The room was very comfortable but we were annoyed by the neighbors dog who kept barking early in the morning. Despite above stated, the exceptional view made our stay very nice. Also the dinner curry was the best I had in Sri Lanka!!

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2761Sue, Owner at The Change, responded to this review

dear sir madam thank u for the lovely words. it will be very helpful for our future clients . and we are really sorry about the dogs .there not our dogs there from next house.it happens very rear . we are from the change kandy srilanka anura More 

Singapore, Singapore
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44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

This is a great hotel. I loved staying here!! It's up on a hilltop and a ways from the city but it's worth the drive to and from town to stay here. There was hot water, clean room, fabulous breakfast, drivers lodgings, and a pool! The staff was extremely friendly, helpful and eager to get you anything you needed to... More 

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2761Sue, Owner at The Change, responded to this review

dear sir madam i want to thank u for the beautiful review .it will be a big help for us . thank u staff and the owner anura More 

Delhi, Delhi, India
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

I visited Kandy about 2 weeks ago. From the moment I stepped into the hotel, I was charmed by it. The lovely colours, the tastefully yet simply done dining room and the pretty pieces of pottery all around made it an experience to cherish and remember. This was a place with a difference. The room had every amenity, and the... More 

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2761Sue, Owner at The Change, responded to this review

dear sir madam thank u very much for the beautiful words .nice to here that and it is a very big help for our new looking clients. thank u owner anura and staff the change srilanla kandy More 

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52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We enjoyed staying here,very comfortable and free driver accomodation and meals for our driver.Kandy was very noisy and chaotic so we loved the total peace and quiet of this guest house.The swimming pool was just bliss, sparkling clean and a welcome surprise.The owner was very hospitable and kind.We had to leave very early to travel to a wedding so cancelled... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Change

Address: Green Hill, Block 56, Heeressagala, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: $51 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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