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Were travelling up from bentota and going to temple of the tooth in Kandy..The next morning we would like to be at pinnawala elephant orphanage for 8.30 am...Where would be the best place to stay overnight between the two??? We would like to stay somewhere thats not expensive ie a guesthouse and somewhere where theres somewhere to eat and walk around in the evening..Thankyou in advance :)

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1. Re: Help needed please

Hi there,

Well I guess it's still Kandy; Pinawala has some basic hotels/guesthouses but the restaurants etc. there won't be open after dark, they really cater for the daytrippers. Cheap homestay guesthouses in Kandy are at Saranankara Road (behind Suisse hotel) but that's a bit too far from the bus and rail station to walk, you might want to look for a more central place like Palm Garden guesthouse but then those have a higher price level.

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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Hi

Yes the best place to stay is Kandy.There are lot of guests houses whee you can get a nice room at the cost of Rs.3000 to 4000.If you are going to stay somewhere close to Suisse hotel,it is not far from the railway station or the bus station.It is just 10 to 15 mnts walk.It is better to walk to avoid the heavy traffic around the kandy lake.You can walk around the lake and see the beautiful kandy city from the wales park.

Enjoy

Sampath

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3. Re: Help needed please

we wont need to be near train Erik as we are going to get a driver

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Hi

Then it is easy for you to find a place.Somewhere in Kandy is good.

Sampath

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If you have hired a driver for a few days don't forget that you need to provide accommodation - bed and food for him SLR2000 - 2500 per day. Some of the guesthouses provide this [ factored in to the room rates] but they not the low budget ones. Not applicable for point to point hires.

Archi

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