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On first arrival, The Mansion, does look stunning. An old colonial home bulit in the twenties and visited by Ghandi and Gregory Peck!
Check in staff were charming and the public rooms seems gracious if a little dated.
However....Our room had a distict damp smell...More
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Response from Dhanuka, General Manager at The MansionResponded 6 March 2012
Dear Sir,Thank you for your review and truly sorry for your unpleasant stay. Almost all our guests usually settles for our free continental breakfast as yourself but you can always order anything fancier from our À la carte. Regarding our furniture, most of them are...More
We stayed at The Mansion on 27th and 28t Jan. We booked this hotel for its old world charm and secluded location. It didn't disappoint us in those departments. It is old, it is charming and full of character but definitely needs some maintenance.
We stayed at the Mansion in January 2012 for one night. Although the swimming pool was closed we can really recommend this quiet venue outside of Kandy. The tuk tuk ride into Kandy is a matter of 10 min and doesn't cost a thing.
Our stay did not get off to the best start but they turned it around and I would recommend this hotel to anyone wishing to stay in a Colonial style villa located in a quiet area close to Kandy.
We were picked up by a...More
Arrived Colombo at past midnight and traveled 3hrs to Kandy. Upon arrival in the wee hours of the morning, we were greeted by the friendly staff. As we waited for our rooms to be ready, the kitchen staff prepared a simple breakfast with a hot...More