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Reviewed 16 December 2014

Spent two nights here - prices are probably as good as you'll find in Kandy without needing a threewheeler into town. We spent 2000 a night on a fan, double room with bathroom and hot water. The bed is the most comfortable I've experienced in 3 months of Sri Lankan travelling. The bathroom works, which given several recent experiences is...

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Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Comfortable and clean rooms, very friendly staff and manager! It was fun staying there for two nights!I would recommend it to all of you, if you are a budget-backpacker(like us) or family or whatever. They'll arange the best for you! Thank you again Lakhsmi-Staff, and especially again Rohan for the nice Tuktuk-daytrip!

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2014

My partner and I stayed here for two nights. We were a bit hesitant at first as some of the employees at Lakshmi wait out the front to encourage you come and check the rooms. Luckily we did - we bargained to 2000 rupee per night with our own bathroom and comfortable beds. Although the room was pretty average looking...

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Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

Booked room through booking.com and they tried to give us a different room at double the price on arrival. We had to show them booking snapshots etc. We got in the room we booked after a lot of faffing. Large room with big double and a single bed. Large bathroom. Second night here we went for our evening meal and...

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Prairie Village, Kansas
Reviewed 14 September 2014

My friend and I arrived very late a night. We booked over the phone in a tuk tuk (buses weren't running anymore) on our way from Colombo. The guest house is up a steep hill grouped with many other guest houses. The family is extremely nice, and we had great conversations with them. The owner went to university in the...

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Adelaide
Reviewed 24 August 2014

I am basing my review people looking for good budget accommodation. It was a cheap place around many other guesthouses on the hillside above the lake, but opposite the temple. We had a triple room with hot shower. The Wifi work good except in the evening when everyone was trying to access at the same time. The do meals which...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 16 August 2014

My partner and I stayed here for two nights during Esala Perahera. Pros Clean and simple room Nice balcony to kick back and relax on Cons Expensive for what you get Hard beds - thin mattresses and pillows (mine was even missing a slat) Shared bathrooms - warm water was intermittent and bathroom got very dirty Noisy Quoted transportation prices...

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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 16 August 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights during the Esala Perahera in Kandy. Looking at the prices other people got during the same period, we got screwed... we were told 50 dollars a night was the normal price during this period, for a double room with shared bathrooms! That was well above our price range but we were so in need...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

They have 2 guesthouses, one was open a month ago. We went in the firsts days of Esala Perahera and the prices were higher than normal. Tha rooms of the main house he asked 4500 Rs, out of our daily cost, so he showed another house were the prices were lower (3500rs in Esala Perahera), clean, wifi, hot water, and...

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Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 March 2014

We arrived in Lakshmi without a booking, but soon found it a warm place to stay. The new owner just re-opened the guest house (which existing for many years already) six days before we arrived. Looking at the reviews, it can only be considered a good thing that the guest house now has a new owner. Ajith has live in...

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Address: No. 57/1/1 Saranankara Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: $56 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“A room away from the dining and balcony area if you want to get an early night.”
 of 5 bubbles DenisB939, 22 Dec 2014 | Read review
“There is a room to the far left of the guest house that is not attached the main building. Ask for this room if you want some quiet time”
 of 5 bubbles annabeljt2014, 5 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else.”
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  • Can you spot the snail?
 of 5 bubbles N8373RGdavids, 31 Jan 2014 | Read review
“No mosquito net”
 of 5 bubbles SteakM, 2 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Do not go there - there are plenty of honest guest houses in the area”
 of 5 bubbles bobw133, 29 Dec 2012 | Read review
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