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Helga's Folly

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Incredible gem in kandy. Beautiful interiors, mind blowingly whacky. A mystic treasure in the hills on kandy. Just popped in for a tea but well worth the visit. Definitely recommend. Fabulous and interesting history.More

1  Thank Amy B
Response from Blythspirit77, Public Relations Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Madam. Thank you so very much for "popping in for tea" and thank you too for taking your valuable time to write your lovely review which is much appreciated by all the Folly family. Take care and all the very best and much look...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I stayed at Helga’s Folley for three weeks doing a work exchange. I was given the opportunity to work on some of the murals and help out around the hotel. If you’re looking for comfort, high-thread count sheets, and jacuzzi baths you won’t want to...More

1  Thank Trina J
Response from Blythspirit77, Public Relations Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 15 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking your valuable time to write your lovely review dear Trina which is much appreciated by all the Folly family of which you are one! You 'nested' well and fast, and we all much enjoyed having you you stay with...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018

My stay at Helga's Folly was likely the most memorable hotel stay I've ever had... Personally I detest the bland tiled hotels you find everywhere and this place is the very antidote to that! It's unique and cosy and holds all the old school glamour...More

2  Thank Rita_Atir
Response from Blythspirit77, Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 14 April 2018

Dear Madam. Thank you for staying with us, and thank you too from the bottom of our hearts for taking your valuable time to write your lovely review which has come not only on the heels of a sad one, but also on an auspicious...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018

We stayed here in March and we were the ONLY guests (so no excuse for being too busy to clean). The bed was made of 2 'camping style' mattresses of different sizes on top of each other, the shower was filthy, the mosquito net was...More

Thank Sophie P
Response from Blythspirit77, Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 12 April 2018

Dear Madam. It is indeed very sad to read your unhappy review. Had you checked past reviews you will see that quite a few of our guests are repeat guests, their home in Sri Lanka. I remember the complaint about the mattresses and they were...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I happened to choose this place as a result of being very uninspired by other restaurants in Kandy. I could go on and on, but there is truly something magical about this place. Everything has a story and a meaning, it’s magnificent....More

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Response from Blythspirit77, Public Relations Manager at Helga's FollyResponded 9 April 2018

Dear Sir and Madam. Thank you for choosing 'our' home which it is to not only to our Madam Helga, her husband and adopted rescued cat Toby, but to many of us who have been with Madam's family for many, many, may decades. Reading and...More

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#6 Romantic Hotel in Kandy
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Yes .. All reviews help us and we do take them seriously .. Thank you for your excellent site. Very best from all at the Folly.
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About 15-20 minutes.Very best from us all at Helgas Folly..
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"It is a folly. If you don't like follies, don't stay."
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