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“Clean, kind and helpful staff, good location”
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Nature Walk Resort
Ranked #18 of 57 Hotels in Kandy
Reviewed April 18, 2013

If you want a quieter stay outside Kandy town centre, this is a perfect option. The food is good (ask them to go easy on the salt though) and the staff are really accommodating. It is basic, but clean, the Internet is variable (but free) and you will possibly get woken by monkeys playing on your balcony

  • Stayed: April 2013
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Reviewed April 17, 2013

Had a pleasant 2 night stay here in March, nice clean rooms, good breakfast, didnt eat main meals here as we ate in Kandy town which is in walking distance or a short tuk tuk ride away. Loved the monkeys but be careful as they will come into your room and steal anything they can get their hands on. Good views from the room if you get a front room. Staff all helpful. Wiould recommend this hotel for stopover in Kandy. Convenvient location and plenty to see and do in Kandy.

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

We stayed here for just the one night and I'm pleased about that. There was nothing wrong with it. It was clean, we had a front room with a good view, there was good internet access, the locale was quiet (apart from the local theatre performance next door but the performance was over long before bed time). The staff were also attentive and friendly. The food we found somewhat disappointing, with no Sri Lankan food at all for breakfast and for lunch and the evening it didn't seem to have any either. Unlike everywhere else we stayed while we were there at least it was noticeable that there were no Sri Lankan guests and I'm not too surprised. It just seemed that everything they did in this hotel just wanted to pretend that you weren't really in Sri Lanka. However, my holiday was in Sri Lanka and this wasn't what I wanted. I'm sure that's not the case for everyone though.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 14, 2013

We stayed at this place for a night during our visit to Kandy. It is located very close to the Kandy cultural centre that hosts the cultural show that was part of our itinerary. Located in a very quiet part of the town, a good night`s sleep is guaranteed. It is also a short walk from the Kandy lake, however since it is located at a slightly elevated height, the last leg of the walk would be uphill. Full marks for the room and the staff. The rooms are clean and the beds are very comfortable, so that when we woke up in the morning, we were fresh and raring to start the day. The staff was courteous and very hospitable in ensuring that we had a great stay, and the food served was excellent. I would definitely recommend this place if you happen to be in Kandy.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

Hotel is very well located. Walking distance to central Kandy, but just behind the corner of the hustle and bustle of the city center. Last part to get to hotel is a steep road up the valley. This means very nice views for the rooms located in the front, the rooms facing the back have a view of the mountain very close by which is much less. Ask for a room upfront. We stayed in a room facing the valley which was ultra clean, looked like recently refurbished with a little balcony in front of the room. Nice to sit on early in the morning with a good view across the valley and watching the monkeys cross the street on the electricity wires. The monkeys are regular visitor of the balconies; we even found a couple mating while two other monkeys were going berserk on the roof of the Kandy Lake Club. The Kandy Lake Club gives dance shows every night between 5.30 and 6.30, which is the only moment you have some noise. On the other you need not to go far to watch a show. Staff is very attentive and willing to help with imposing themselves. Breakfast is included and before the usual toast and eggs they give a nice fruit salad. Wifi works in room. Good value.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank RoelenKarin
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

Clean rooms, friendly service. Ask for the room facing the valley - you'll be treated to a fabulous dawn vista. It's a tu- tuk ride from the centre of Kandy, a bit too much to walk. But it's nice to escape the hustle and bustle. It's quiet, apart from the drumming and exuberance from the early evening cultural show that take place next door to the hotel, all adds the the atmosphere!

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

This guest house is in a quiet area of Kandy. The hotel looks down a small valley over the town, see photo which is taken from the hotels front veranda. The hotel is very clean and tidy and the manager during our stay was very attentive. Right next door is the Sri Lankan cultural centre which performs traditional Sri Lankan dance.

I gave this hotel an overall rating of Very Good because I believe it was very good value for money based on what we were spending for our arranged tour. It is by no means an upmarket hotel, but for what is on offer I found it very good.

My assessment:
• Our room had 2 single beds pushed together as a double.
• Fan and AC.
• The room opened on to a side veranda, nice to let natural light in but no view.
• This is the first place we stayed in Sri Lanka that had hot & cold water at the bathroom sink.
• Noise travels a bit in this hotel due to the hard surfaces.
• The hotel is on 3 levels and the stairs are at an easy slope.
• No lift so wheel chairs or bad knees and hips may be a problem.
• During our 2 night stay there were all European / western people staying in the hotel.
• No TV or fridge in the room.
• Front desk has power point adapters for loan.
• Beer is available in the restaurant.
• The food is nice and is made in a clean kitchen open to the dining area, so you can see what is going on.
• Breakfast is simple, fruit, eggs on toast and juice.
• It is about 200m walk down to the main road with various shops including small convenience store and laundry.
• Free WiFi in foyer.
• Sri Lankan driver accommodation at hotel.
• Watch for the hundreds of monkeys passing the hotel in the morning, do not leave your window open during this time.

Overall I found this hotel very good for our tour. It was clean with good food and comfortable, I would gladly stay here again.

Room Tip: If staying a couple of days consider a front room with a view of the valley
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  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Address: 9 Sanghamitta Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
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Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 57 Hotels in Kandy
Price Range: $19 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Nature Walk Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Hotel Nature Walk Resort located on the edge of the jungle just 10 minutes walk from the center of Kandy. Relax in a clean and peaceful environment and enjoy the breathtaking views over the forest from your balcony where you can observe monkeys and a wide variety of birds and butterflies. All rooms are ensuite and the restaurant serves delicious food throughout the day. An internet service is also available. ... more   less 
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