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Haddington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2017

There appeared to be some confusion about our booking and we ended up in an annexe next door. A comfortable enough room but rather basic shower and lack of furnishings. that having been said, owner and major domo were charming and helpful, including providing a very good breakfast (all 3 breakfasts were delicious) at 6.15 a.m. The view was onto...

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We spend 3 nights there and room were perfectly clean, also nice breakfast include with the price. It's well located in Kandy, 10' walk to the lake and templeThank you Kusum (owner) for your kindness Erwan & Christiane

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Segovia
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We checked this place in booking.com but we didn't want to book it until we see the room because the reviews said that was noise ( and after to check the place i why,i don't think we could even have rested properly there, it is more a common room than a hostel) When we arrived to the place asking for...

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

The place is well located. Not too close, not too far from the city. The rooms are OK for this price. BUT, the manager is too pushy and made us feel very uncomfortable in several occasions. When you arrive, he will ask you what are your plans. Not because he is curious, but because he wants you to travel with...

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Warmly welcomed by the owner and his family, we spend 3 very quiet nights. Green Woods is close to the Tooth temple, it is fast to go there by walking (20 to 30 minutes). Compared to a guest house in downton, you have a nice surrounding of forest and no constant cars /buses/tuk-tuk traffic !

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Paris, France
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Peaceful guesthouse that is well-located : far enough from the buzz of the city center and near enough to go by walking if you don't want to take a tuktuk. Sarath will be your man if you need to chase the insects without killing them ;) And the monkey from the forest close-by will make your breakfast funnier !

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Arrived directly from the airport (assisted by the guest house) tired and was met with great hospitality and a perfect Rice and curry. We stayed three nights and returned after a trip north for a second stay. Both times were the rooms clean and comfortable. The breakfast good and the view over the green forest fantastic. Situated close go the...

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Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Nice room. Very clean. Service is good. They are providing breakfast of good quality. WiFi connection is at times not connecting but is working well in rooms. Overall had a pleasent stay. The hotel guy also arranged a three wheeler for our day tour of kandy. Driver name is saandhu. Very good guy. Nice personality n very honest n friendly...

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Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Breakfast was included and was good. The rooms were comfortable but slightly damp. The warm shower ran out of water with four of us but was nice while it lasted. However, the owner enforced a 10pm curfew which was not advertised or explained whilst booking or we would have stayed elsewhere. He was also very pushy when trying to make...

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Kigali, Rwanda
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Green Woods was recommended to us by our driver who was aware that we were on a budget. I think we may have miscommunicated somewhere along the line however as we weren't looking for anything this basic. The guest house is located a short tuk-tuk ride from the city centre but has stunning views of the forest. The rooms are...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Green Woods Guest House

Address: 34/A Sangamitta Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: €24 - €38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Higher floors rooms have their entrance on the lliving room, where people have their breakfast. You will be woken up very early...”
 of 5 bubbles 396etiennes, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Les chambres qui donnent sur la salle de petit déjeuner sont bien, et il paraît que celles de l'annexe sont encore mieux !”
  • Une des chambres qui donnent sur la salle du p'tit dej'
 of 5 bubbles Clairecita, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I would choose the lower level rooms - they seemed nicer and a bit larger with natural lighting”
 of 5 bubbles journeys4thesoul, 20 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Hard to say, mine was good and I had no choice.”
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“Dont feed the monkeys from the balcony”
 of 5 bubbles honor1, 5 Apr 2011 | Read review
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