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Madugalle Friendly Family Guest House

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Reviewed 2 April 2012

We recently stayed with Kumari. She was very helpful and friendly and her place was perfect for visiting Kandy and surroundings. So much so that we cancelled our stay in a guesthouse in the hills over Kandy and extended our stay with her. You really can reach everything in Kandy on foot from her place. Don't be put off by...

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Bucharest
Reviewed 30 March 2012

The name of the guesthouse is not just a name- it is the description of the people living and owning this guesthouse. We only stayed for 1 night here and regreted we only allocated one day for Kandy. The experience in this HOME is incredible. You have the opportunity to meet people who are commited to make your visit unique....

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Thailand
Reviewed 28 March 2012

Kumari and her husband, along with their team of helpers run a lovely and cosy guesthouse very centrally located in the town of Kandy. When you enter you are met with a friendly welcome, a cool drink and a calming old-world atmosphere that comes from Kumari's family and past generations having lived in this home for the last 200 years...

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London
Reviewed 12 March 2012

Kumari Madugalle's home is a calm and friendly base for getting to know Kandy and visiting its surrounding sights. Our room in her home was clean and simply furnished, and all around her very tastefully furnished house there are very interesting old family photographs which she is happy to tell you about. She organised a one day visit for us...

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nederland
Reviewed 9 March 2012

Lovely guesthouse, central located. The owners are very friendly people. It's like living in their house with the privacy of rooms in a different part of the house. You can sit outside in front of you room on an well decorataded veranda style balcony.

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Doha
Reviewed 9 March 2012

Kumari literally welcomed us two couples into her home for the night. The rooms were clean and welcoming. Her house has pictures of her family from the past and you get a glimpse into a Sri Lankan household. The house itself is lovely and in the middle of a nice neighbourhood - walkable distance to everything in Kandy. We made...

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Chennai, India
Reviewed 5 March 2012

I had HUGE expectations from Kandy but was tad disappointed. Don't mistake me. Kandy is still a good place to visit but that is exactly what it is: A good place and nothing amazing as I had initially thought. There are many better places in SL to visit. However if you do plan to visit Kandy, I strongly recommend Kumari...

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Reviewed 3 March 2012

I had the fortune of spending 3 nights in this wonderful, warm and inviting guest house. I have been traveling in asia for the better part of the past year, and this was by far one of the best, if not the best guest house I have stayed in. The owner, Kumari, was just delightful. She was full of knowledge...

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Carmel, California
Reviewed 29 February 2012

We had originally planned to stay one night here but had to move on through no fault of the guesthouse. Still the owner treated us like special guests, cooking us a fabulous curry for lunch. I was able to see the room we were to stay in and it was very clean and the house is lovely. An oasis in...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2012

I stayed in this guest house, with my boyfriend for the 1st 3 nights of our stay in Sri Lanka. Positives We arrived late afternoon in Colombo and the owner very helpfully organised us a driver to pick us up from the airport and bring us straight to the guest house. A lovely old man accompanied the driver to pick...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Family run Guesthouse in the heart of the city with-in walking distance from the Temple of the tooth, Kandy Lake, shops,restaurants and supermarkets. Bus stop opposite Guest House. All rooms have an ensuite and hot water. Free WiFi. Recently renovated bathrooms with brand new fittings. Warm friendly environment. Meals can be ordered (Home style Sri Lankan cuisine). An oasis in the middle of the city. Tours can be organised on request. (Day tours around Kandy as well as tours to other cities around the country). Airport pickup or drop off can be organised on request as well. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Madugalle Friendly Family Guest House

Address: 291A D. S. Senanayake Street, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
Price Range: ₹ 1,616 - ₹ 1,810 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“The 3rd and 4th rooms are further away from the staircase and should be quieter; also they have a sitting area outside them.”
  • First room of 4
  • Upstairs area with 4 guest rooms
Schiltron, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Better views from the top floor”
shirok810, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The upstairs rooms have more light.”
Busta62, 24 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Wifi is very slow, however, the one from the Chinese Restaurant next door is super-fast (and the food there is excellent)!”
Geschaeftsmannnnn, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Nearer to front of house is good as your further from the train track.”
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jumpingtoenail, 17 Oct 2014 | Read review
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