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Highest View

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I stayed with my friends for two nights in this nice guesthouse. The rooms are basic but very clean, and each with a balcony and nice view over kandy and the lake. But the best thing on this guesthouse is the food!! The breakfast is always fresh, and the dinner is even better. Indika (the cook, worked in Dubai and...

Thank Nono C
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Awesome view of Kandy and the lake from big windows in our room. One of the nicest bathrooms we've had on our trip. Clean sheets, clean towels. Room was pretty small. Very honest but grumpy owner - won't try and rip you off but a bit gruff. Lots of choices on the same street so be sure to shop around....

1Thank Anna C
Goettingen, Germany
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We were at this hostel as a family of four (2 adults, 2 children) and had two beautiful rooms next to each other. Both rooms were very clean and beautiful. The view is really great. The staff was very kind and helpful. They also organized a very nice driver to get to the botanical gardens and to a tea factory...

1Thank Thomas E
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We are a couple of friends that stayed there 2 nights. The staff is very reliable and very helpful, the rooms are new, clean, good bed..the best you can find in that budget. The restaurant is wonderful, elaborated recipes, wide menu, good quantities and good price. We want to recommend this stay home.

1Thank alicia20142014
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

While it is true the owner isn't exactly Mr Sunshine, we did not have any complaints about our stay. The clerks were especially friendly and considerate. We booked the cheapest room for 2000 Rs. The toilet didn't work so we got upgraded to a more expensive room for the price of the cheapest one. The hotel and rooms were clean...

Thank Gilles J
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

We were here last year..have to say that we would neer recommend anybody to go here. Rooms are ok but owner is not nice at all. Just wants to make us spend money on his activities and if you say no..he will let you know by being very pushy and not welcoming at all!!

Thank Kim d
Reviewed 15 December 2014 via mobile

Prebooked a room two days ago on the phone, agreed to have their "cheapest" room, without a view, for 2500 rupees a night (despite the guidebook suggesting 1000-2000). Turned up this afternoon to find out that a mystery guest who was out all day and therefore unable to verify the story had decided to stay an extra night, meaning we...

1Thank Peter H
Reviewed 4 December 2014

This place looked good when we entered, the manager was very friendly and the rooms were ok, clean but small. The sister of the owner offered us the room for 2000 rupee, we accepted. After this, everything changed. The owner was clearly not happy we got the room for this price and there was absolutely no service left. They tried...

1Thank Anja M
Groningen Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

I wish I saw the reviews before we took a room in this place. We'll it is actually not too bad, the rooms are quit nice and have good beds. It started when we negotiated the room for 2000rp. The managers sister approved to that, but he didn't like that at all!! So then they started asking money for everything,...

1Thank BastiaanBas
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2014

This is a basic hotel with simple rooms and simple breakfast. The view (if you get one) is OK, although there was a huge building being built when we were there, so the view included a crane and lots of construction work. What we didn't enjoy much was the pushy manager. He did help us out on a couple of...

1Thank Silver360

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Address: 129/3 Saranankara Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
Hotel Class:3 star — Highest View 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“If you do end up here, make sure you ask for a room with a good view.”
Silver360, 6 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Don't go there..”
203lucag, 15 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Rooms with a view are nicer but more expensive.”
ChelseaR328, 30 Sep 2013 | Read review
“do not chose this room with 2 glass walls - you will not able to sleep at all unless you are drunk enough :))”
Alsu-2012, 30 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Go to one of the other hostels!”
_-M4rgaret-_, 15 Aug 2012 | Read review
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