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Freedom Lodge

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 7 January 2013

We stayed a couple of nights across NYE 2012. The place is clean, decently situated near to the lake, and run by a very friendly and professional guy. The food was good. Actually one of the highlights were the other guests - a nice mix of nations, ages, some with kids - all happy to share New Years Eve with...

Thank Daniel K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2012

Fabulous room and such very friendly family and staff. The penthouse room with balcony and stunning rooms - booked last minute but made to feel like a returning friend - Just wish we could have stayed longer. Would thoroughly recommend

2Thank mich_syd_11
Reviewed 15 December 2012 via mobile

Very welcoming and family very friendly. Large room with comfy bed. Nice outside areas. Good dinner though maybe a bit overpriced. Pio Mendes proved to be the best driver- friendly, knowledgeable, safe, considerate- really couldn't have asked for anything more and thoroughly recommend both Freedom Lodge and Pio.

1Thank Sarai2879
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 December 2012

A gorgeous homestay with the most lovely couple – Sarantha and Nalini. It was like staying in an old family friend’s house. We felt immediately welcomed and made to feel at home. They were full of good tips for the local area – sights to see, tips on getting up north to the Ancient Cities, as well as ‘scams’ to...

Thank jodieodea
Reviewed 3 December 2012

This was a lovely place to stay, the owners are friendly and knowledgeable, the rooms well appointed and it was only a short stroll into town. We didn't get to enjoy the family cooked dinner but did have a lovely relaxing breakfast out on the deck.

Thank Kate14478
Reviewed 12 November 2012 via mobile

We would recommend paying the bit extra for the penthouse with private balcony because the views across Kandy are lovely. We sat out there enjoying our short eats from the Bake Shop across the lake and watched the monkeys frolic on the roof tops. A very friendly and welcoming family. A great place to stay whilst in Kandy and very...

Thank ErynBenMartynGodfrey
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 4 November 2012

My friend had read so many raving reviews about the food at Freedom Lodge, our mouths were watering long before our tuk-tuk halted in front of the big wooden gates (minus reservations and all). But we were in luck! Not only did they have a room for me but they were also able to rustle up an authentic Sri Lankan...

1Thank TravelJunkie_BabuLee
Reviewed 1 November 2012

We arrived at 7pm so having the owner Sarath pick us up from the airport meant we made it to the Freedom Lodge that night instead of having to stay around Colombo. Rs8000, about £40 well spent! This was towards the higher end of our budget but, again, worth it to get a clean room/bathroom and really friendly and helpful...

Thank SLadventurers2012
Reviewed 26 October 2012 via mobile

“Great place!!! The place was a great surprise, the rooms are clean and beautiful, the view is great .The owner is very friendly and a great .You will discover from breakfast util dinner the tasty Sri Lankan food! They arrange good driver also my full tour. Thanks for all I wish you all the best......,,

1Thank asankaejaps
Gosport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2012

Sarath and Nalini continue to make this the most welcoming and comfortable place to stay, it's a truly beautiful place. The rooms are spotless with loads of space. Nalinis cooking is delicious. We very much enjoyed watching the twenty/20 cricket on tv with the staff!

Thank Lisapoppy

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Additional Information about Freedom Lodge

Address: 30 Saranankara Rd, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: $74 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 180
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#5 Romantic Hotel in Kandy
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