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Helga's Folly

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  • Excellent57%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed here for two nights and it has to be the strangest and most intriguing hotel I've ever stayed in. The place is a treasure trove of weird and wonderful items and bizarre art and décor. The food was freshly prepared and very nice...More

Thank Nick L
Response from Blythspirit77, Resident Manager at Helga's FollyResponded yesterday

Dear Sir/ madam, Thank you so much for your genuine and heartfelt review. All points mentioned are heartily noted and yes, as you say the dampness and the musty smell is due to the current weather experienced here (a lot of rain) and due to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to love this place but dirty sheets, dirt in the shower and cockroaches scuttling around ruined it for me. Not to mention atrocious conditions for my driver to stay in (3 to a room cots, exposed bathroom). He went elsewhere. Wish I had...More

Thank Flyingdakini
Response from Blythspirit77, Resident Manager. at Helga's FollyResponded 1 week ago

Dear Madam, Thank you for the wonderful review as expected. Regret to say that all the while from checking in , during dinner , then breakfast the next morning you and your partner never complained about anything, and while talking to you said everything was...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once you step into this, you don't feel like you are in Sri Lanka. This place is so artistic and probably gothic kinda. Every window, every door, every room, every table, every chair and every wall has a story or a meaning. There's lot to...More

Thank Nuwanthi89
Response from Blythspirit77, Guest Relations Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Madam. Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking your valuable time to write your lovely review, which is much appreciated by all the Folly family. Thank you too for the great photographs. All the very best and hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enough has been written, here and there, about Helga’s, to fill a book. It’s unique, it’s special, you should stay, or at least eat there. Everyone goes there. You will regret it if you don’t.............More

Thank hough_john
Response from Blythspirit77, Public Relations Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sir. Thank yu so much for staying with us and also for taking your precious time to write writing your lovely review. Very much appreciated by all. Thank you. All the very best and much look forward to welcoming you back again soon. From...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a few hours to spare in Kandy and as the weather was rainy we decided to visit Helga's Folly after another traveller's recommendation. What a pleasant surprise! It was soooo interesting to walk around the hotel admiring the artwork and learning about the history...More

Thank Fietravels
Response from Blythspirit77, Public Relations Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so very much. All the very best from all the Folly family.

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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Room Service
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Laundry Service
Dry Cleaning
Concierge
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$85 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#6 Romantic Hotel in Kandy
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
$85 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Romantic Hotel in Kandy
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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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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Martin P
July 20, 2016|
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About 15-20 minutes.Very best from us all at Helgas Folly..
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"It is a folly. If you don't like follies, don't stay."
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"I heard budget rooms will be ready soon which will be a really nice addition as no one should have to miss..."
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"We love the Ghandi room on the ground floor leading onto the lovely garden."
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"Nutcracker Suite"
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