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Gem Inn II - Guest House

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Michalovce, Slovakia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 May 2016

I loved this place for this beautiful view, it was so romantic and amazing, its on the other side of the city but its worth it. People were really friendly, helping and nice. I would go there again if I could.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Tough hotel to find up in the hills but worth it when you get there. Clean, basic rooms with hot water. Nice views across the hills. Friendly dog occupies the place. Food is basic but fine. Staff are very friendly and hospitable. Lots of stairs.

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Kolkata, India
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66 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Situated in a quaint place - this is a pocket friendly hotel with clean and decent rooms. Amenities are basic but fine. I stayed in the top most room which had a huge private terrace to sit and the enjoy the scenery. Perhaps the Terrace is the plus of this Room. Lots of birds around. There is a small lawn... More 

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Thank RajibSengupta_Kol
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We stayed there for 2 nights. The owner Haisha was so nice, helpful, he booked everything for us. What a nice stay. The hotel is beautiful, it has beautiful bed, hot showers, nice restaurants, and a breathtaking view ! Definitely one of the best stay in Sri Lanka :) !!! We loved it

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

I arrived late Sunday evening and the staff was beyind accomodating, even lent me an adapter. My room was clean, simply furnished, and even had its own balcony. Room service was prompt. Breakfast service was lovely, tea or coffee, fresh fruit, eggs & toast with butter and preserves. And what a stunning view! My one gripe is that there was... More 

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Battice, Belgium
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Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Very very friendly staff ! We get an amazing view in the top floor room : view on the valley ! The best view of our honeymoon trip of 14 days in SK. Breakfast was outstanding taken in the garden. Not near the city centre but worth it ! Only problem was the bed "cracking" all night long. Go there... More 

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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Turned up late at night wasn't expecting much ....but as the name suggests it was just that a real gem ..people wonderful and the rooms we very clean the views are stunning it was relaxing and very pretty .. Food was good an we had a lovely time ..really nice

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Austria
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

Gem Inn II is a perfect place to stay in Kandy in a silent area. The new owner is from Germany - so she is used to European Standard. The room was clean and we even had a balcony. The wifi was really good. The breakfast was delicious and she even offered a vegan breakfast for me. She had a... More 

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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

I loved my stay here, the owners are friendly and very helpful, food and service both excellent, a great family run place with a lovely dog to play with! The place was clean and our balcony view was to die for, the location is quiet and the place has a very serene feel, we wanted to stay with this lovely... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

in reading the reviews prior to booking this place i thought i would be terrific as it looked great... booked it through airb and b for approx $179 for 3 nights... how to start a review like this... the owners were magnificent, friendly and to a degree informative... the room had been recently painted however was as basic a room... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The excellent Gem Inn II about 2 km east of the town center, perched on a hillside with wonderful views over the Mahaweli River and the Knuckles Range. This spacious, relaxed home is good value with just a handful of doubles, and triple family rooms. The rooms are very clean, simple comfortable with veranda, nets, fans and private balcony / bath - and the cooking is some of the best you'll find in Sri Lanka. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gem Inn II - Guest House

Address: 102/90 Hewaheta Road | Thalwatta, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: ₹ 685 - ₹ 1,714 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“The top most room with terrace is the best in the Hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles RajibSengupta_Kol, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“balcony on the front would be best however be prepared to be woken up about 6am as the curtain is thin”
 of 5 bubbles bfgstk, 14 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room which has a room that is facing the valley”
 of 5 bubbles Sarisb, 9 Apr 2015 | Read review
“try to get the room upstairs with the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 362mik, 24 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Room Nr. 1 has the best private space! Room Nr. 6 is also big for a whole family.”
 of 5 bubbles V9344GPmarias, 22 Jan 2015 | Read review
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