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    The Planter's Hotel

    40/2 Ampitiya Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveller (10)
          Room & Suite (2)
          Dining (1)
          • 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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          Reviewed 2 August 2014

          After a disastrous eight high drive through eighteen hair pin bends from mahiyanganaya to Kandy at 1 am during amongst worst earth slips ,We choose to call this place out of random. The owner himself answered at the dead of the night and took us...More

          Thank Prasanna A
          Reviewed 15 March 2014

          We didn't choose this hotel but it was recommended by the lady where we stayed for the previous night. I tried to think of good things about it and I do agree that this place, if allowed with some renovation and design or the staff...More

          1  Thank Pingping C
          Reviewed 9 March 2014

          We stayed for one night in PLanter's Hotel. The staff was lovely, and gave us plenty of advices and recommandations. Rooms are spacious. The hotel is set a little apart from the town, on the hills. It is very quiet, surrounded by the forest. Nice...More

          1  Thank Thomas L
          Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

          The Planters Hotel is situated around a five minute walk from the Kandy Lake and around 30-40 minites to walk into the centre of town. Its location is up a steepish hill and offers little or no view of the lake. The building has a...More

          Thank howa167
          Reviewed 16 February 2014

          This moderately priced ex-colonial mansion may be a little past its prime but it still has a sense of grandeur & style of a previous generation which permeates the picturesque town of Kandy in the mountains behind Colombo. Situated a little beyond the end of...More

          Thank Reg N
          • Room types
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 14
          • Location
          • Sri Lanka >
          • Central Province >
          • Kandy District >
          • Kandy
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          "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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