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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were so fortunate to come across Kandy cottage. Thomas the manager is wonderful and it's worth staying there just to meet Thomas. He really looked after us. Our room was fabulous. Location brilliant, just 15 mins from town and very quiet backing onto forest reserve. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thomas is the host and he is the best. The place is centrally located but hard to find. Carry the phone number. The breakfast was wonderful and the beds comfy. It is relaxed and has a good feeling in terms of the ambiance. Dogs bark in the night but that was the only drawback. Loved it.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

From the moment we got there we couldn't have felt more at home. Thomas was extremely helpful and great to chat with over a nice cup of tea! From walking us to the city on our first day and pointing us in the direction of shops etc to organising tuk tuks, packing lunches for day trips and even organising tuk...

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Odense, Denmark
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This was our first stop on a 3 week travel through Sri Lanka. We stayed here for 4 nights and loved it. It is a tranquil place away from the city heat, noise and dust, but still at only a walking distance from the city centre, with only the noises from the jungle and, occasionally, from the two house dogs....

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kandycottage, General Manager at Kandy Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time write an elaborate review of us, we truly appreciate it! We were also delighted to have been able to host you at Kandy Cottage and look forward to hosting your friends and family upon your kind recommendation of us.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Kandy was our first stop and after a horrible overnight flight from Mumbai and a long car journey it was so nice to be greeted with such warm hospitality at Kandy Cottage. Prior to our stay I had experienced very positive and helpful email correspondence with Tobi the manager who helped us with arranging our transfer from Colombo airport and...

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kandycottage, General Manager at Kandy Cottage, responded to this review

We are grateful for you highlighting and also elaborating on the various aspects that you found commendable apropos Kandy Cottage. We're also glad that you found Kandy Cottage a respite before you embarked on your adventures in Sri Lanka. We hope you have a very pleasant stay and moreover a wonderful 2017!

Annecy, France
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I came many times to Kandy the last few years and I've never really love it. Now that I know this place: I love Kandy! I came here on motorcycle after a hard journey and it was like a gift to reach the cottage. Welcomed by Tobin who took time to talk with me. I had a chance to sleep...

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kandycottage, General Manager at Kandy Cottage, responded to this review

We're indeed honoured by your glowing review coming especially from a widely traveled individual such as you. We were also delighted to host you and hear your experiences. We make this the opportunity to assure you that we will provide our best services as always to all you would be recommending to stay with us. Happy travels!!

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This was the first place where we stayed in Sri Lanka, and by far the best. They offered us a different local breakfast every day, always with a fresh fruit juice, and super delicious food. The owner was so kind and helpful from the first contact, making us feel at home. The location and facilities are also quite beautiful, right...

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kandycottage, General Manager at Kandy Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you so much for a wonderful review. We're delighted you had a pleasant experience with us. Thomas and Mani were glad to be able to host you and delight you with the various traditional local breakfasts we gently insist guests savour. Enjoy the rest of your adventure in Sri Lanka!!

London
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We couldn't have asked for anything better for our first night in Sri Lanka. Not only did Thomas and Tobi arrange for us to be collected from the airport, they also looked after us very well. Breakfast was incredible!

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kandycottage, General Manager at Kandy Cottage, responded to this review

Many thanks for short but precise description of Kandy Cottage. We're delight to have made a pleasant impression on you and glad to have been able to host you. We look forward to hosting your friends and family upon your kind recommendation of us.

Reviewed 28 November 2016

Kandy Cottage is the perfect place to stay in Kandy. The location is perfect (10mins walk), it's quiet and peaceful and the rooms are beautiful. Without a doubt, the host Thomas made our stay. He gave up his day off to show us around - the lake, bus station, restaurants and helped us buy tickets. He and Mani are wonderful...

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kandycottage, General Manager at Kandy Cottage, responded to this review

What a glowing review of our staff, our greatest asset we value much!! We're delighted that you enjoyed the hospitality Thomas and Mani offered you not to also forget our welcoming party of two on four legs ;-) We wish 'Happy Travels' in Sri Lanka!!

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had an awesome stay at the Kandy Cottage, it is really unique and beautiful. After our arrival we received a pot of welcome tea and the staff was very helpful with advice on what to do in and around Kandy. The place is located not too far away from Kandy Town and it is perfect if you want some...

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kandycottage, General Manager at Kandy Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your high recommendation of us for guests who visit Kandy, we're delighted! Mani & Thomas are very keen that guests enjoy authentic Sri Lankan food during their stay with us and take pride in same offering a variety of dishes, we're glad to hear you loved it. We hope you enjoy the rest of your...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The cottage nestles in a little hollow, in the midst of trees, beside a tiny virgin forest - "Udawatakelle" Forest Sanctuary just one of the many splendidly green spaces that is KandyThe Cottage is a charming and cosy place of retreat for writers andartists, and also welcomes regular holiday makers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kandy Cottage

Address: 160 Lady Gordons Drive, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: $33 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“The family room has two adjoining rooms, one with a double bed, the other with a bunk bed. Excellent for a family or for four people.”
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“Room towards the back has an annex room and ensuite”
 of 5 bubbles ilTouristico, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Queen room is probably the best choice if available for tall people as double bed room although comfortable would not suit all.”
 of 5 bubbles FionaCDR, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are lovely”
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