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Kandy Down Town Hostel

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

City itself is a lovely place, and you will love it more by staying at this place!(kandy downtown hostel) no.93, anniewatta road. Now, they moved to no.101 anniewatta road, just around 50steps away from former place. Aunty Lala (in the photo) is very nice and thoughtful. A home away from home, Indeed! LOVE it.

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Thank Christ D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at this hostel twice now because I really enjoyed it! I was welcomed very warmly by the woman who runs the place and she was happy to show me around and provide me with tea and coffee! The house itself is beautiful and it is kept very clean. It's situated in a peaceful and attractive location just...

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Kempten, Germany
Reviewed 8 October 2016

During our trip with been there even two times. The balance between the price and what you get is great! The woman who runs the hostel is very nice and helpful. If you need something immediately she goes and looks for it. We've been in the girls room downstairs and enjoyed very much having the small balcony there. You can...

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Thank 14epcot15
Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 3 October 2016

場所が中心から少し離れていて、わかりづらいです。トゥクトゥクの運転手さんもわかりませんでした。地図や住所を用意して行った方が良いです。 かわいらしいおばあちゃんが一人で対応してくれました。色々質問に答えてくださり助かりました。  部屋はドミトリールーム6人部屋を、セールで5ドルで泊まりました。清潔さは普通ですが、値段を考えれば、かなり良いと思います。  The location is far from the center of city and difficult to find it. It would be better you have map or address. The elderly woman at reception is so cute and helped me make my schedule of sightseeing. I stayed 6 beds dorm room by 5 US$ on sale. The cleanness at rooms and shower are...

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Thank もとそ
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights in the pretty little downtown hostel. The tough walk up to the address from the center is worth it (even though with bags I'd recommend a Tuk Tuk for 50 to 100 rupees). We were so happy to have found this backpacker's home where you meet travelers from all over the world. The place is neat...

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a great place to stay in Kandy. I came at the end of a 2 week long festival and the place was full. Soon enough, it was empty after everyone headed off to different cities.. I stayed for 4 nights. I relaxed, did some work on my computer and enjoyed the lovely brekafasts. Turly is a wonderful host...

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1Thank Bailey T
Dublin
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely stay at this very clean and good value for money hostel in kandy. The hostel manager Turley was so kind to us and made us feel so at home! Organised a day trip for us to the north which was great. Thanks Turley from the Irish girls 😀 Would recommend to anyone looking for basic accommodation with...

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Thank Sarah M
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We had prebooked this hostel, as we were in Kandy for the very popular Esala Perahera in August. All of our previous guest houses in Sri Lanka had been nothing but positive up until arriving in Kandy, with a particular highlight being the friendliness of the staff. Unfortunately, Down Town Hostel was less friendly, and we felt like we were...

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Thank GLambton
Kandy, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I spent two nights in Kandy Down Town Hostel. There are not so many rooms but they are very clean and tidy. Besides the view and staff are very good. During my stay, the staff helped me a lot. I really appreciated it. Thanks.

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 9 June 2016

i had a nice stay in that pleasant place, very clean, friendly and helpful staff. It's a bit far from city centre but ok and very quiet. The common terrace is very pleasant, good for relaxing. good value, i would recommend that place.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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Additional Information about Kandy Down Town Hostel

Address: 93 Aniwatta Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: $14 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Room beside windows are good.”
 of 5 bubbles wendy19901124, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“1st room on the right more sunny. nice common terrace”
 of 5 bubbles khaliforest, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for rooms at rear.”
 of 5 bubbles pw_baird123, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms downstairs have a nice balcony”
 of 5 bubbles diogoc117, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“book in advance.”
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