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Kandy View Hotel
Ranked #34 of 58 Hotels in Kandy
Reviewed April 17, 2013

I visited this hotel in Jan 2013, My husband choose the location and it was indeed a treat for me~ It was clean room and the wach rooms had hot water and clean too~we only stayed one night, but we ordered dinner El-Carte and Standard Breakfast.. The staff was very friendly and supportive, Specially travelling with a small child is not an easy task..
Dinner was served with an action food station, where they cooked different diches using any vegi we choose!!
Simple Breakfast had western and traditional dishes, such as toast, eggs, noodles, rice and curry with fruits or tea to blend in...
Hot water was provided on request to make milk for my baby too...
There was a nice clean pool, which i deared to get in due to the cold water.. but it was quite inviting to have a dip!! wink...

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 10, 2013

we have been there 3 nights.The location is superb,the hotel facilities are great. im very satisfied with the quality of this hotel.were nicely welcomed.the open restaurant is beautiful view and the staff is very nice, helpful . breakfast was very good. i recommend this hotel without hesitation. good value for money.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank novaknatalia123456
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Reviewed April 10, 2013

We stayed three nights. we had a lovely room with beautiful view. The hotel was very welcoming with oranje juice when we arrived. Breakfast was delicious. The staff is perfect always smiling and helpful. they organising trip also.

Definitely recommend as the best budget hotel.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
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2  Thank babaras386
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Reviewed March 20, 2013

Standard rooms are spacious but without great views.
The washbasin in the toilet opens in the bath area which makes a nasty experience.
Lousy towels and almost nil toiletries in wash room.
Hot water all the time.
Small conventional TV doesn't contain remote and very few channels.
Dim lighting makes you feel very uncomfortable at night.
AC effective, comfortable beds and sufficient space to keep your luggage.
View from the rooftop restaurant is good and the breakfast served there also contains variety like Dosas, breads, omelettes, noodles, juices, tea & coffee, etc.
Location??? OK if you have your own vehicle or else you have to climb the hill.
Lousy wifi connection and no elevators.
Deepti - the staff was very helpful in arranging a room for us at the time of check-in.
Overall an old hotel with bare minimum facilities. They need to upgrade their rooms.
If you are on a budget, this is the place to stay.

Room Tip: Standard rooms doesn't have views of the mountain. Deluxe rooms on the upper floors are supposed...
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  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

Good: restaurant (rooftop); views of the city but not the lake. Location quite decent, about 10 mins walk from the eastern edge of the lake which means 30 mins from city centre. Food okay, breakfast choices are good for the price. Staff is very helpful.

Mixed/disappointing: quality of the Standard rooms and the wider maintenance level. TV and AC is promised but reception admitted that not all rooms have TV (room 11, lowest floor, has neither this nor AC). Rooms are spacious and clean enough, and bathroom with good hot shower, but all a bit too bare-bones. Even the pool (small but refreshing) has no working shower, just lots of unfinished maintenance work to the side as the whole lowest floor has.

Room Tip: Avoid lowest floor standard rooms, these are worst
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  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed March 13, 2013

Staff and owener is very very friendly and helpful. The view of the open air restaurant is super nice, you are able to see groups of monkeys on the nearby trees everyday which is very intersting. The food for breakfast is good, and the cook in the hotel is professional. You should try the curry in the hotel which is super delicious.
You could choose the hotel transport for travelling which would be safer and cheaper than the outside vehichles. All the drivers from the hotel are very friendly. The hotel would help you to set a good travelling plan. I have a great time in Kandy View hotel and I like here very much!!!If I go back to Kandy, I would still choose to stay at Kandy View:)

Room Tip: HIgher floors rooms are very nice.
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  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed March 10, 2013

This is a budget hotel, little outside of town crowd at the far end corner of the Kandy lake as knwon to most people. However, it is not exactly located at the kandy lake side, you need to walk/drive few minutes uphill to reach the hotel. Its surrounded by greenary and seems good when you look for value of money. It cost me about 4000 LKR for a night and I found it good in terms of silent sleeping away from the noises. The room was spacious but with limited facilities. Bathroom was okay where hotel could consider to increase bathroom amenities. There is a restaurant with pleaeant environment and food served are fresh. Free WiFi also available with other facilities like a barber shop (provides massage too), small pool (not that attractive) with shuttle service (need to request in advance). There are only few staff but all are very friendly and provides you best support/service possible, including the hotel owner who are available to assit you.

Room Tip: At the top floor facing front jungle view.
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  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled solo
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Thank Mukesh S
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Additional Information about Kandy View Hotel

Address: Ampitiya Road | 40, 22 Hillpankandura, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool
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Ranked #34 of 58 Hotels in Kandy
Price Range: $12 - $32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kandy View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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