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Golden View Rest

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed a few nights here. The room was basic although the hotel across the road could definitely see me showering as there was some window unobstructed. There was a hole in a window which wasn't such a bad thing letting in some fresh air. Pillow was torn. The staff were basically non existent and seemed like they didn't care,...

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Reviewed 3 April 2016

We stayed at the Golden View in Kandy for a couple of nights in March 2016. The room was 2000LKR per night with breakfast an additional 350LKR. We hadn’t planned to stay there but, as we were walking past the manager asked us to look around. On first impressions the room was fine for a couple of nights but, when...

Thank truthtelleruk
Anoma W, Owner at Golden View Rest, responded to this review

I am MRS Sirimalwatte, the wife of the hotel owner. I was an administration officer of the provincial ministry, after my early retirement I am planned to give my attention to the hotel.Now I am uplift this place step by step. I like to see this reviews to get more ideas to improve this. We hope to do some repairs...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here several days and enjoyed it. Our room was clean, had amazing wifi and no noise. We had mosquito nets but it was not necessary. We payed 1400 LKR a night. The owner was very helpful. Bonus: Right down by the lake we saw monitor lizards and turtles each day!

Thank Monne88
Paris, France
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Staff was ok, room ok, breakfast pretty bad for the price (make sure you can have it included with the room) and if you are in a hurry well skip breakfast because it takes too long to come. Wifi only at reception desk (unaccessible after 11pm because night watch is sleeping there on the floor ... ) Better to go...

Thank Mac2878
Kolding, Denmark
Reviewed 3 February 2016

It is basic accommodation. Rooms miss maintaince and many things are broken, especially in the bathroom. Beds are clean, at least they look fine at the first glance. The location is convenient and every tuk-tuk will drive there without any doubt if you say not 'Golden View' but 'Hotel OZO', which it a big one and next to Golden View....

Thank IdaandKristof
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

The owner looked through the window as we where getting changed, (didn't appoligised) the food was hawfull. But the rooms are quite good for the money 2500 roupis. Talking to the owner from another guest house it seems that they will add taxes to the cost of your room randomly .

Thank ukdid
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

You could see that the host was not a nice person, only after the money. When we came there he promised much more than he later delivered. (For example for breakfast we got half of what he promised at the beginning) He suggested that we should go to Millenium orphanage, he got us a tuktuk for 2000rp, the entrance there...

Thank Gregor D
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

i was in solo trip, so could get a good price room, clean and quite. i didnt eat much there but its a family guest house so food is homemade. People are really sympatic, especially the young lady. its close from kandy, walkable distance, 15 min. good place to stay

Thank fai f
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We had originally intended to stay further up the street in Kandy, but the owner came out and flagged down our tuk tuk and convinced us to stay. Maybe we misunderstood, even though we asked twice, but we were under the impression that he'd include Kandy dancing with the price of the stay. In reality, the only thing included was...

Thank JoelJour
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

Great little guesthouse, you're getting what you pay for but everything is clean, the bed was comfortable and bathroom fine. The manager was really friendly too. One of the cheapest rooms and also one of the better rooms we've had in Sri Lanka, definitely recommend.

Thank laurachessum

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Address: 46 Saranankara Rd, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
Price Range: $21 - $26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Some rooms have metal bars on the windows protect you against monkeys - recommended.”
IdaandKristof, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the 4th floor, the highest floor, are full of ants in the bathroom. The roof is made of some metal materials. You can hear all the sounds, from the running of monkeys on the rooftop on the early morning to the hunting noise of crows each day, can hardly fall asleep in the night. Windows not covered with curtains, zero privacy, not recommanded.”
Ymadeafootprint, 27 Sep 2014 | Read review
“#8 has a proper spring mattress instead of a foam one.”
ala737, 25 May 2014 | Read review
“any one can do but BETTER choose one with AC”
LindaZ174, 10 Jun 2013 | Read review
“DON'T Stay here”
29OAK, 25 Dec 2012 | Read review
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