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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2014

We came here for dinner by recommendation of our driver. We are vegetarians. We were not disappointed. The local vegetable dishes we ate were well cooked and each one had its own distinct flavour and texture. Service was attentive. Moderate cost. Good value. We would eat here again.

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed 20 January 2014

The room was large, very comfortable and absolutely clean. The balcony was nice and we liked the great view over the whole city of Kandy with its lake. At first the hotel seemed to be a little too far away from the city center but there are shortcuts which the friendly staff will explain you. Therefore it was very quiet.

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Vijayawada, India
Reviewed 25 December 2013

I was not only overwhelmed by steven of the hotel, facilties in particular but enthused of the Srilankans in General. Trip being the first time, we managed to see very good places based on trip advisor., but steven helped us to see the best and wonderful place called Ella. Though wish to stay longer there, coudnt for lack of time...

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London
Reviewed 25 November 2013

I love my stay at the Blinkbonnie Guest house. It offers amazing value for money (I paid £19 for a twin room). The room I stayed in had an amazing view over Kandy and although basic it was very comfortable and clean. The owner is also incredibly helpfully and arranged transport for us to get to our next destination. I...

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Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 19 November 2013

We stayed here 2 nights after checking McLeod (fully booked) and Nathashiya (they had the room with great temple view room but only expensive family one). We had the room with private balcony and great views over the city and Knuckles range in the distance (though no Tooth Temple itself). Room is nice and clean, owner and staff pleasant and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 November 2013

I ran into a girl in Pinnawala and she said she was staying here and it was great for the price, so i checked it out. I just got a budget room for about 3000rs. Nice clean bathroom, good shower, reasonable bed with mosquito net, lighting and fixtures. Could see across the valley from my bed and was woken with...

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Reviewed 4 October 2013 via mobile

Room was large, little old, but clean. Nice view of the gardens and lake below. Really good service and amazing local food. Owner bought beer to the room too. Good value for money. Lock doors and keep windows closed due to the monkeys who love to play on the roof.

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 22 September 2013

I do not need luxury on my backpacking trips, this accommodation was perfect for me. Low budget, but nice service, clean and nice room with own bathroom and very quiet, so you can sleep like a stone :) I felt very safe as a woman traveling alone. This accommodation was close to the centre of Kandy, so that you an...

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Australia
Reviewed 17 September 2013

for the price we thought it was pretty good and i think it included breakfast . We were there in August 2011, Had a really good view of the lake from our balcony . nice walk into town . Take the short cut next to the Indian embassy

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Pune, India
Reviewed 17 September 2013

Awesome place...perfect view... Nice cosy place...and the owner is very friendly and helpful. ...He helped plan our entire trip. The rooms are clean and comfortable...and hotel is very near to the main city.... the place even has a good restaurant on roof top.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blinkbonnie Inn prides itself with the best views in Kandy. You will believe it after you have your breakfast in the view-point restaurant, overlooking the whole of Kandy. All this combined with their outstanding service and traditional hospitality makes the Blinkbonnie Inn a great place to stay in Kandy. The rooms of the Blinkbonnie Inn cater for all needs and budgets. All rooms are having a view point balcony overlooking Kandy Lake, Mountains. The view point restaurant has 180' views of Kandy lake and Temple and mountain ranges. You can enjoy a lovely cup of world famous Sri Lankan tea in the mornings watching playful monkeys passing by as well as a beautiful tropical and migrating birds, a great way to begin your day. Tours can be arranged in all budget ranges. Eco and Adventure tours are available as well as cultural tours of the ancient cities and temples. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blinkbonnie Inn

Address: 69 Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: $29 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blinkbonnie Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Blinkbonnie Tourist Hotel Kandy
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“The rooms on the upper level are bigger and have their own balcony. All the rooms have the same view, though”
 of 5 bubbles Biljana00, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Top floor rooms are best for the view.”
 of 5 bubbles PeterAUCNX, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on the top floor with a great view!”
 of 5 bubbles 873emelied, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
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