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Kandy Cottage

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 6 July 2012

This place really exceeded my expectations. From the time I booked Tobi went out of his way to accommodate my requests. He also met me off the train, which I didn't expect, and gave a mini guided tour of Kandy on the way to the cottage. The cottage is on a hillside just outside Kandy town, and is surrounded by...

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Dubai
Reviewed 4 July 2012

My husband, our 4 year old son and I stayed at Kandy Cottage back in March. We had the most amazing time, it really felt like we were staying in someone's home. Tobi and Andri were absolutely fantastic, helped us out and gave us a lot of information about the area and Sri Lanka. Location was lovely in the middle...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 7 June 2012

Tobi, the manager, went out of his way to make me and my friends comfortable and happy. The tour of the garden (where I ate right off of the trees), stories and tips, nice decorations, and amazing breakfast made this the highlight of my week in Sri Lanka. Great for families, couple, friends, and singles... Would go on and on...

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London
Reviewed 28 May 2012

The other glowing reviews are no accident, this is a great place to stay when visiting Kandy and the surrounding area. The cottage itself is a short distance up the hill from Kandy (an easy walk down in the daytime and a short Tuk-Tuk ride back up) in a lovely setting in its own grounds. Accomodation is relatively basic but...

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 21 May 2012

Sorry. This is a delayed review. I and my boyfriend stayed for 3 nights in March. We enjoyed the cozy room and everything around it. Tobi and Andrea were so nice helping arrange everything even for my trip going forwards to other places. The food were terrific and they really care how it's prepared for different guests and make them...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 15 May 2012

Charming cottage, once you find it !!, and with great manager who really makes you feel at home. Could have spent 3 nights here !

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Oxford
Reviewed 26 April 2012

We stayed for 3 nights (4,5 and 6 March 2012) and loved it. Tobi was a mine of information and he and his colleagues could not have done more to make us feel welcome. The service and food was tip top. The location is very good as well as so close to town yet up in the hills in another...

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New Zealand
Reviewed 18 April 2012

We stayed for 3 nights. Staff were attentive and friendly. They went out of their way to make sure we were comfortable, also organizing trips and taxis. Kandy was approx. 5min drive away. But transport -tuk tuks- were ready available and cheap. Room was adequate but the house is small and we were aware of noise from our children and...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2012

andri, tobi, the chef and housekeeper were all very helpful and friendly. the rooms were nice and relaxing. the guesthouse was a little out of town but very easy to walk to or get a tuktuk. the food was so good, and it was great service.

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Athens, Georgia
Reviewed 12 April 2012

I stayed for only 2 nights at Kandy Cottage before exploring the rest of Sri Lanka. I wish I had booked for more! I have never had such a positive and welcoming at a guesthouse in my life! The property was amazing and the managers kind and extremely helpful (Thanks again Tobi). Kandy Cottage is conveniently located right above Kandy...

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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 

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Address: 160 Lady Gordons Drive, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: $33 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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