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hemel hempstead
Reviewed June 30, 2013

if you want safe tourism,don`t go near this lad.if you want fun ,dodgy deals,hidden sri lanka,fluid itinery,great food,mixing with locals,what the hell next then Rodney is your man. I will give you one example of the`rodney` experience.we wanted to go to Pinawhalla(?),the elephant orphanage.Rodney suggested instead we went and saw wild elephants.so off we went up the tricomalee road with...

1Thank magicwand444
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed February 1, 2013

Rodney, who owns this terrible place, is also doubling as a tourguide. I moves around looking for pray in the area close to the CENTRAL STATION in COLOMBO. He will lure you, as he did with me, inte booking a trip with him around the island, PLS DONT He wants you to pay in advance, because he as to pay...

2Thank Nicklas W
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed June 2, 2012

Dont hire him or if you did, dont pay all the money. He cant do what he promised, he start with his good looking brochure and credential and the really good price (I've asked from the tourism center, they said it too cheap, noone can to that). We should paid a bit more for the better service and quality. He's...

Thank arisara a
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed May 31, 2012

If you ever bump into Rodney/Gaia (dont worry he will find you) DO NOT take him as a guide !!! He is kind and friendly untill you pay him. Then he gets very rude and angry. He stole my money, he even stole the invoice he gave me !!!! I got his name, id nr tourist board nr noted at...

1Thank gekko1966
Chemainus, Canada
Reviewed August 20, 2011

We stayed here for a night, because our driver told us he knew Rodney. While there were some pluses, like getting juice when we got there, it was over all a terrible place. The bathroom was not clean, and had a very dim light. The door to our balcony was broken, and there where little geckos all over the place....

1Thank Gwynne P
Reviewed May 16, 2011

When we arrived to the place, they showed us one room which was decent looking (probably their best room on offer). So we said we'll take 5 rooms for the 10 of us. We put our belongings down and went for dinner right away. After dinner everybody came back home and had a better look at the rooms. Too hot...

Thank djzoo99
the snow man france
Reviewed April 14, 2011

A con man.. All lies.. The room was disgusting .. We left asap in the morning.. Good riddance to him!!

Thank davidreed38
Bratislava, Slovakia
Reviewed May 17, 2010

The most people if not all met Rodney in Colombo at the train station waiting for the train to Kandy. He approached us with a offer – his guesthouse. He showed us pictures and so we decided to give him a chance. In Kandy a car with a driver was waiting for us and took us to Rodney´s place. It...

Thank dianab2292
Reviewed September 28, 2009

Felt compelled to write this review after experiencing and witnessing Rodney first hand. We didnt do our homework on Rodney and only wish we had. Do the search, read the forums. Rodneys a scammer from way back out to take, cheat and worm his way into your wallet whilst delivering as little as possible. Basically there is no transparency with...

2Thank libber39
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 8, 2007

We also met Rodney in Colombo, and went with him to his guest house. Stunning views from the balcony, the staff are fantastic cooks, we had some very nice food there.Rodney will try to take over your holiday, offering to organize trips where ever you wish, and will keep trying to push you into his trips and days out. We...

3Thank Mike027

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A home away from home, situated in peacefull surroundings with panoramic views of Knuckles Range. 15 minutes walk from Temple of the Tooth. Western and eastern chinese food with restaurant facilites. Modern facilites with balcony rooms for reasonable rates. ... more   less 

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Address: Hewaheta Road Thalwatha | 123/2a, Kandy 94-081, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: $10 - $15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6

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