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Thotupola Residence

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Overview
162/1 Hotel Road (Panasara Mawatha), Halloluwa, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thotupola Residence was a delightful homestay rising up above the river in Kandy SriLanka. This was a complete surprise accommodation where we discovered lovely Srilankan people & fabulous authentic SriLankan food. It was like opening a present & finding more & more. They run a...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank LyndaPerthAustralia
Response from Thotupola R, Owner at Thotupola ResidenceResponded 6 days ago

Dear Lynda, Thank you very much for your delightful expolration. As you say all the time we all set to aniticpate good return to all our guests. So,hope to see you again as a lovely guest to our place.. Thank you Best Regards Thotupola Residence,kandy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to get out of the hustle and bustle, this place is perfect. Although a bit hard to find at first, it has a beautiful view and extremely comfortable rooms. Highly recommend the cooking class and lunch too. The family and their staff...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank BuhomaQueensland
Response from Thotupola R, Owner at Thotupola ResidenceResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your highl admiring comment.It's happy to hear that you have good stay at our residence. As you say always we try to provide best service to all our guests. Thank you Best Regards Thotupola Residence,kandy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been so well welcomed by the host. Room clean and practical and the house-made dinner and breakfast were excellent! 15mn away from the city center, we woke up in a quiet place near a river, it was beautiful. Thank you :)

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Gabrielle P
Response from Thotupola R, Owner at Thotupola ResidenceResponded 1 week ago

Dear gabrielle, Thank you so muchh for your admiring comment. It's pleasure to hear your excellent experience about our residence. We would like to welcome you back again......... Thank you Best Regards Thotupola Residence,kandy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed their for 2 nights during my solo trip to srilanka, first booked the tree house but I changed my mind when I arrived because I thought I wouldn’t be able to sleep due to the sound of the rain on the tin roof.. the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank manarhafez
Response from Thotupola R, Owner at Thotupola ResidenceResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Manar, Thank you very much for your comment. We would like to welcome you back again......... Thank you Best Regards Thotupola Residence,kandy

Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

We stayed as a family of 4 (kids 10 and 6) in a quirky garden room overlooking the river. It was just what we needed after a busy few days sightseeing. We especially loved the bats flying in at dusk and the magical fireflies after...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank 205caras
Response from Thotupola R, Owner at Thotupola ResidenceResponded November 2, 2018

Dear Cara, Thank you very much taking time to share your wonderful & unbelievable experience at our residence. Thank you Best Regards Thotupola Residence,kandy

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Description
We warmly welcome you all to our little home Thotupola Residence situated about five kilometers away from Kandy town. Thotupola residence is a boutique type homestay facing a breathtaking view of Mahaweli River More and natural landscapes which will provide you the perfect location for relaxing your mind and body. During the stay, you can visit many attractions around Kandy to feel the Kandyan heritage and take a glimpse of the natural beauty of lovely Sri Lanka. While tasting our specially made dishes you can have a chance to enjoy bird watching. Since Thotupola Residence is run by a friendly family and located in a calm neighborhood, we assure you that you will experience the warmth of a common Sri Lankan family. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
$14 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
$14 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
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Dining (53)
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bundeenian
February 1, 2018|
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Response from Thotupola R | Property representative |
Hi, Yes i do everyday. but you should confirm your participation through our Email.2500/= per person with the course, lunch & the dessert. it will run 2 hours. Best Regards, Sulochana.
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September 20, 2014|
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Response from Thotupola R | Property representative |
Thotupola Residence is located in Halloluwa Kandy, In front of the river Mahawelli. 6km to the Kandy city. vehicle
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"nice views to the river"
AnnaF4170
Aug 29, 2018
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"The rooms near the river are lovely."
378mercm
Dec 22, 2017
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"there are rooms down in the garden. They are beautifully furnished. The rroms in the main buildig have a..."
mathildevandenberg
Feb 19, 2017
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"Peaceful and friendly place to stay near Kandy"
patrickscanlon1
Jan 4, 2017
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