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Overview
70 Rajaphilla Mawatha, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A visual treat, very artistically and tastefully done. Speaks volumes about the vision of the creator. Some people might feel offended or dis-grunted. I loved the whole concept. each and every items especially the PHOTOGRAPHS on the wall all throughout tells the story..More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Shobhit K
Response from Blythspirit77, Guest Relations Manager at Helga's FollyResponded yesterday

Dear guest. Thank you so very much for taking your valuable to write your lovely review about our home, which it is to not only Madam Helga who was born here but also to many of us who have been with the family for many,...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Leave your opinions of how you think a hotel should look and step inside the mind of an artist. From the moment I arrived I was over whelmed, so many paintings, antiques and artworks that you can barely see the walls underneath. It takes time...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Jessica M
Response from Blythspirit77, Guest Relations Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 3 days ago

Dear madam. Thank you so much for staying with us and thank you too for taking your valuable times to write your lovely review which is much appreciated by all the family . It is always a joy to have guests such as you who...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you like quirky, the unusual, something out of the box - then visit Helgas! We dropped in for a pot of tea and a look around. This hotel is a wealth of paintings, drawings, old newspaper clippings and general art paraphernalia throughout the entire...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Eaterouta
Response from Blythspirit77, Guest Relations Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest. Thank you so much 1 for visiting us, 2 for taking your valuable time to write your lovely review, and 3 for your great photographs, which have been hugely appreciated by all the Folly family. Always a joy having guests such as you,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Showed up at lunch time. Located on a beautiful hillside. Place seemed closed at peak season. Advised it would take an hour to fill lunch order. Left. Walked around. Has very interesting eclectic decor. Probably great in its heyday.More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank artajS
Response from Blythspirit77, Front Office Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest. Thank you for visiting us All the Folly family are very sorry that you were inconvenienced, by the time wait. We cook to order and if it was the full meal that you wanted it would have taken a bit of time as...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to dine here but were told that the cooking process would take at least 1 1/2 hours, so we ended up having drinks here instead. It is a wonderfully quirky and slightly grotesque (in a nice way) building, with skeletons, ghouls, unicorns and...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Orator11
Response from Blythspirit77, Front Office Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest. Thank you for visiting us. All the Folly family are very sad that you all had to leave hungry. We cook to order and thus fresh, no buffets. As you came on speck would have had a longer wait. Sorry about this. December...More

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Description
HF is a Sri Lankan’s home with some island history and color, backed by jungle. The owners family were very involved in the gaining of the islands Independence, and photographs of that era hang on the walls. More Photographs of movie stars and politicos, paintings and news paper cuttings which adorn the walls tell the story of the house. Swimming pool guarded by fairies. Movie theater for in house guests to enjoy..Select a movie or bring your own. The owner likes to call the house "a nursery"! If looking for a regular hotel experience best look elsewhere. Lots of hotels in Kandy. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
30
Price range
$99 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Helga`s Folly Hotel Kandy
,
Helgas Folly Kandy
,
Helgas Folly Hotel Kandy
Location
Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
30
Price range
$99 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Helga`s Folly Hotel Kandy
,
Helgas Folly Kandy
,
Helgas Folly Hotel Kandy
Location
Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
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Traveler (644)
Dining (94)
Room & Suite (76)
Pool & Beach (11)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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shoes1066
March 4, 2017|
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Yes .. All reviews help us and we do take them seriously .. Thank you for your excellent site. Very best from all at the Folly.
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MartinP257
July 20, 2016|
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About 15-20 minutes.Very best from us all at Helgas Folly..
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"Let Helga, the owner or the manager know why you have chosen to stay there beforehand."
LorraineE954
Dec 11, 2018
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"Depends on the company you travel with - I had the best view on the top floor and loved it"
tanyagM1891MC
Oct 7, 2018
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"We only went for food so cannot comment on hotel facilities"
Curious574989
Aug 31, 2018
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"It is a folly. If you don't like follies, don't stay."
MartinP898
Mar 26, 2018
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