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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Blinkbonnie hotel has a fabulous view loooking north out over the Kandy Valley. Accessible by 5min tuk-tuk ride to and from central Kandy. Rooms are modest and well-kept. The dining area is a roomy outdoor balcony with plants and herbs growing, half concealed in case of rain. The view toward Kandy is lovely and you can spot Monkeys climbing around... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Nice, clean and friendly place, we enjoyed our stay a lot! the owner and his family are warm-hearted and helpful people. Amazing view, nice terrace. Breakfast and dinner were great. The hotel offers tours also, which we also enjoyed al lot and fully recommend. We did a two-days trip to Dambulla, Pollonaruwa, Sigirya and Minerya and a one-day trip to... More 

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stayed at Blinkbonnie Inn two times during our trip in Sri Lanka. We enjoyed very much being there. Steven, the owner, was the best person, we could meet. Because we didn't really know, where to go next and how to get there, we asked him, while eating our delicious rice and curry on there terrace with a beautiful view... More 

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Blinkbonnie Inn for 2 nights and had a great stay. The inn is ran by Steven and his family, which are wonderful and welcoming hosts. Steven gives very nice advice on what to see in and around Kandy and how to continue our journey through Sri Lanka. We really felt at home. The inn is situated on... More 

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Very nice hotel with perfect view. Cosy rooms with good breakfast (eggs, bread, tea and coffee, fruit plate...). We stayed here 2 nights and it was perfect for visiting Kandy. We had visitors in our balcony :D - monkeys so be sure that you close the balcony doors because they are not afraid to come inside :)

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

An absolutely lovely hotel with a beautiful view and great, friendly staff. The rooms are very spacious and clean. The food is also excellent, with one of the best curries I've ever had! Would definitely stay here again!

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing time at the blinkbonnie inn, the perfect place to go for a stay in kandy! Steven was so hospitable and a great host, the food was also fantastic. Try to get a balcony, the view is incredible!

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Thank Harry T
Malaysia
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Was looking around in the Kandy city for accommodation. At last found this very nice inn with superb view and cozy room located uphill. Room is clean with aircon, high floor rooms come with nice view. Had our lunch and breakfast here in the hotel, delicious ~ The manager Steven is very kind and helpful ~ thanks for the great... More 

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Great hotel in the hills of Kandy but close to the city centre. very friendly host willing to help with anything, also great travel advice. If you're looking for a great experience just book a room here!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

If you are on a budget, this is a overnight stay that might fit your pocket. Family owned and family run, but don't expect too much. Beds are uncomfortable and pillows really bad. Bathrooms smell moldy and I wont suggest dinner or breakfast there. Also have local currency ready because if you pay US$ they will rip you off. Won't... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blinkbonnie Inn prides itself with the best views in Kandy. You will believe it after you have your breakfast in the view-point restaurant, overlooking the whole of Kandy. All this combined with their outstanding service and traditional hospitality makes the Blinkbonnie Inn a great place to stay in Kandy. The rooms of the Blinkbonnie Inn cater for all needs and budgets. All rooms are having a view point balcony overlooking Kandy Lake, Mountains. The view point restaurant has 180' views of Kandy lake and Temple and mountain ranges. You can enjoy a lovely cup of world famous Sri Lankan tea in the mornings watching playful monkeys passing by as well as a beautiful tropical and migrating birds, a great way to begin your day. Tours can be arranged in all budget ranges. Eco and Adventure tours are available as well as cultural tours of the ancient cities and temples. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blinkbonnie Inn

Address: 69 Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: $41 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blinkbonnie Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Blinkbonnie Tourist Hotel Kandy
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“Top floor rooms are best for the view.”
 of 5 bubbles PeterAUCNX, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on the top floor with a great view!”
 of 5 bubbles 873emelied, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Everyone should choose this hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles janfrancuzg, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“top rooms better than downstairs”
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“The top rooms has a good view.”
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