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“A Good place to stay in Kandy”
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Sevana City Hotel
Ranked #4 of 56 Hotels in Kandy
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Reviewed March 26, 2013

Room was clean, good bed, very clean sheets, not worse than a *** Hotel level!
The staff was very helpful, prepared us late dinner with the smiley face eggs just like on the pictures. They also organized for us a private trip with A/C car to Nuwara Elya and tea factory, which was very nice. They also offered us more tours, but in some cases we just took the bus and made the trip ourselves (Sigiryia, Pinnawela). By the way if you go to Pinnawela by yourself you must take another bus from Kegalle and NOT rely on the tuk-tuks there, because they took us to some other elephants place, which charged the same as Pinnawela and was totally not it - a usual tourist trap.
Anyway, the location of this guesthouse is pretty central, but if you want to hang out in the evening in places like bars, restaurants - you gonna have to walk for 20min in almost dark streets (or take a tuk-tuk). And once I tried to go out in the evening, but was being told by the staff that there's "nothing to do outside and everything's closed", which in the end appeared to be not true - the karaoke bar there was open all night and there were lots of tourists there. Don't remember the name of it, but it's on the 2nd floor, near "the bake house".

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

We stayed at Sevana Guest House a couple of weeks ago and really enjoyed our stay. The guesthouse is in a very central location, near the Temple and lake etc. The family were so lovely and extremely helpful, answering our many questions! They were also very good chefs, we dined very well during our stay. The only thing I would say is don't go for a double room with a balcony as it overlooks the main road and you will get woken up early in the morning by all the tooting and honking. Overall though would definitely recommend staying here.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 21, 2013

I definitely recommend this guest house, its clean, friendly, affordable and has a welcome peaceful contrast to the general hustle and bustle of the road it sits on. Definitely value for money, and the sheets are so soft! Thank you for the wonderful experience Sevana guest house!

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  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 20, 2013

This place surprised me complitely. I stayed for several weeks. Rooms are clean and modern. The bed and pillows were the best I've ever slept in when I travel. The family is so lovely, that I don't know how to thank them enough. Food is heavenly good, mm yam. U will get your loundry washed (best of all, you might get them back in the same day!), doesn't cost much. I highly recommend Sevana Guest House! :) It all just works here. :) If I ever come back to Kandy... I know where to go for the night!

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 19, 2013

My room was modern, nice, clean. The owner was very intelligent and helpful. Without her help I couldn't have visited Adam´s Peak. I had no reason to search any other place to eat - her dishes were very delicious. Sevana is quite close to the railway and bus stations and the Tooth Temple + lake. For me this place was just excellent place to stay - the caring and friendly stuff, great cuisine, very nice room, good location.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

Hotel price in Sri Lanka has gone up a lot. This place was very good, but they only had the most expensive room available when we arrived, and we felt like it was a bit expensive compared to other places we stayed in Sri Lanka.

However, the room had a balcony with nice view, AC and the most wonderful bed and pillows. We enjoyed our stay there very much, and the family was very professional and took good care of us. We would probably want to stay there again when we come back.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

Stayed 2 nights in Kandy at Sevana. Our room was very clean, with strong AC, and it had a balcony with a great view of the rooftops of the city! A very nice lady named Sakunthala and her family runs the guesthouse and she is very organized and professional. She helped us get to where we wanted to go within the city, answered all our questions about where to change money, where to see this, etc. and also booked us a car & driver very quickly. Her staff is excellent as well, breakfasts are yummy and happy (as you can see from all the smiley faced eggs everyone is posting here). Loved our stay here, highly recommended!

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Sevana City Hotel

Address: 84 Peradeniya Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka (Formerly Sevana Guest House)
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Kandy
Price Range: $25 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sevana City Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We at Sevana City Hotel have clean spacious A/C and non A/C rooms with attached bathrooms (with hot/cold water). All our rooms are mosquito free and are provided with fans. We serve delicious western and Eastern food and we also have a taxi service which can be provided at a reasonable rate. We are located in the center of the city, therefore all important places in Kandy can be reached within minutes. ... more   less 
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