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    The Planter's Hotel

    40/2 Ampitiya Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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    Overview
    • Excellent20%
    • Very good20%
    • Average41%
    • Poor16%
    • Terrible3%
    2 Aug 2014
    “Tastefully refurbished and furnished colonial bangalow”
    15 Mar 2014
    “An old mansion which can be done better”
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    11 - 15 of 23 reviews

    Reviewed 20 January 2013

    The bottom line is that this place is over priced. It is like staying at Fawlty Towers and unlike every other hotel we stayed in Sri Lanka, thisi hotel did not offer us a drink on arrival although the owners knew we had been travelling...More

    3  Thank Josephine66
    Reviewed 19 January 2013

    Two other hotels we checked were completely full and we chanced upon this hotel quite by luck. The staff at the desk were very courteous and helpful and we were given a room immediately. The room was spacious with a high ceiling and basic and...More

    Thank 2pence_worth
    Reviewed 17 January 2013 via mobile

    Planters is 5mins walk to the lake tho will need to take tuk tuk when it gets dark. Rooms are spacious and clean, staff are friendly and helpful. Includes breakfast which was basic but great views from the balcony.

    Thank Utopiajw
    Reviewed 12 January 2013

    We had a good experience at the Planters Hotel. While I enjoyed my stay there, I feel that it is over priced, given its lcation, quality of breakfast and overall condition of the hotel. I liked our large room, and simple decor. Our room was...More

    1  Thank Marina2005
    Reviewed 12 January 2013

    This place has received mixed reviews on the various sites and I can only say that those giving it a good review cannot be very discerning - even budget traveller discerning. Some of the rooms are simply depressing and even the better one that we...More

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    About
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
    • Location
    • Sri Lanka >
    • Central Province >
    • Kandy District >
    • Kandy
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    Room Tips
    "room upstairs & at the front was great location - a view, light, verandah(s) ..."
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    "Try to ask for a room with a view on the front side"
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    "Looking at the hotel, the two rooms on the first floor, either side of the meal terrace."
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    "Avoid room 16. The quiter rooms are at the back of the hotel and these are generally the ones with air..."
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