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Reviewed 14 November 2016

November 2016, 2 Family rooms (3rd floor), 8ppl, BnB. Parking was a mess. Security guard had no idea about parking. I had to move my car 5 times here and there saying a tourist bus is coming (may be because we are local?!). Bathroom shower cubicle was leaking and became messy (see images). Bathroom so small. Staff was excellent in...

Thank Suhan D
Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The hotel is very nice, but the rooms number versus floors level are misleading. Rooms rather small. Treat the monkey sign on the windows seriously - dont leave money and jewellery in the room, no safebox available. Nice pool at the ground floor. If you would like to avoid noise, select any room not in front of pool. Nice restaurant,...

Thank Aleksander J
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

It's was an amazing overnight, assisted right away with so friendly, hospitable and very accomoding staff's most specially Ashan in front desk. We will definitely recommend to our friends...Thank you so much!

Thank Ceous
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We stopped here overnight whilst on a 2 day excursion, the hotel is located up the hill away from Kandy town centre, We didn't have time to go down into Kandy as we were up early the next morning however it only took a few minutes to get to the town. The hotel is up in the trees and is...

Thank frosty_11_11
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Hotel located above Kandy up a very steep hill - lovely views overlooking the lake but definatly need taxi to visit the town. food in the restaurant (buffet breakfast and dinner) were excellent - one of the nicest choices of food duirng our trip of sri lanka. Rooms were dated and tired, though clean. the bed was also very comfortable....

Thank joanneCoventry
Bordeaux, France
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Nice hotel that was clean and well priced. Staff where friendly and helpful. Dining room offered good meals, dinner and breakfasts where very enjoyable. A nice bar to have a drink. Located up the hill away from the city centre but only a short tuk tuk ride to the centre. The hotel hallways "echo" and we where unlucky enough to...

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stayed here as part of an organised private tour. Bit basic and old fashioned in an endearing fashion, great food, comfy bed, beautiful view of Kandy and jungle from the balcony listening to monkeys and a waterfall. Only ten mins by tuktuk to Kandy. Make sure you take note of the signs about closing doors to keep monkeys out!

Thank SCO-UK
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I arrived at the hotel with my husband and a coach load of people. The checkin was swift and efficient and the staff were very good. We were greeted with an on arrival juice and passed our room keys straight away. Our bags were sent to our room. The room was small but ok, unfortunately we didn't have the beautiful...

Thank Mustanghalls
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel with big rooms, that also have balcony. It is situated above the city center, but it is very easy to take a tuk-tuk and get wherever you want to be. Its also still new hotel, so maintenance is not needed yet. Also very friendly staff..

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We stayed in this hotel on two occasions for one night each time. One time the room was very small and cramped (on a higher floor) and the second time the room was bigger but it was on the lowest floor, where there was a small stream out front that had rubbish in it and it smelt of sewage on...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Serene Garden Hotel is situated within walking distance of the city centre and overlooking the serene Kandy Lake. Above all these things, something unique about Serene Garden Hotel: its ambience is serene and the experience blends with the unique enchantment that Kandy serenely weaves in the mind of the foreign traveller, as it has done for centuries. From Serene Garden Hotel, it is walking distance to the Dalada Maligawa (The Temple of the Tooth) across the road from the Kandy Lake. This hallowed temple is synonymous with the historic hill capital of Kandy; it is where the tooth relic of the Buddha is enshrined, enduring symbol of a nation’s sovereignty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Serene Garden Hotel

Address: 189 Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: ₹ 5,020 - ₹ 14,407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Serene Garden Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Ask for a room on a higher floor”
 of 5 bubbles snras93, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“top floor always the best”
 of 5 bubbles an6711654, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't select low level rooms like 2nd or 3rd floor, weird toilet pit smell in balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles suhand2015, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“higher floors have better view, rooms looking out for the pool are bigger but there is a risk of the noice from the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles AleksanderJ, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You can have views across to the city”
  • Guest on our balcony, worth a visit just for this
 of 5 bubbles frosty_11_11, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
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