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“Do not stay here!”
Review of Golden View Rest

Golden View Rest
Ranked #125 of 155 Restaurants in Kandy
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Reviewed December 2, 2012

We thought it would be a great place to stay as the sign said it was Trip Advisor/lonely planet recommended. So we decided to stay a night before we headed off to Nuwara Eliya. Wish we never stayed there. The shower wasn't working, huge ant problem, moldy smelling room, music blasting all night and dirty room. The worst was getting harrassed by the staff. They would pressure you into tours and get mad if you declined. Give you wrong info and mislead you, so you can do one of their stupid tuk tuk tours.

The manager said that we would get 2 tuk tuk tours with our stay. Both times he yelled at us for not doing his tours. (he owns a tuk tuk too-confusing. I know!!) He would try to over charge us on things.

I'm also a travel agent so when i say this is bad, it's bad.

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Reviewed September 24, 2012

this rest house is a very poor one - iro quality, service and
be carefull - the manager cheats guests. he applies the VAt to the accomodation price although for the rest of Sri Lanka VAT only applies to food and related services - but not to the room.

also, the managed provided dutch labeled ketchup (!) after beeing asked for some spicy sauce

so except for a very friendly doorman this place should be left out.

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3  Thank Mat H
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Reviewed April 16, 2012

The room from the view was great, reasonably priced, however there were some issues with ants. That aside, the vibe was excellent! We had a cracking night hanging out with the guys that run it and everyone else staying. Be firm around the offers to go on trips- if you're not interested then let them know. We clearly said we weren't interested and they stopped offering. Thanks guys.
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2  Thank kateblackburn
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Reviewed October 8, 2015
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Reviewed August 30, 2015
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Thank Anniek S
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