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Freedom Lodge

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This was a family run establishment, clean, well-appointed room; very good homemade Sir Lankan food; no more than 15-minute walk from central Kandy; interesting guests from all over; very helpful owners and staff; perhaps best place we stayed in during 3.5 weeks in S.L.

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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We really loved our stay here. They were very welcoming and friendly to us. God service. Our room was nice and clean - and surprisingly big! The location is also pretty good and close to many things. Our "host mom" was so nice to tell us every time before we left how much we should pay for a tugtug to...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We stayed for 1 night and our opinion is that this guesthouse is overrated! Rooms were simple and clean. Our room was facing the street and was quite noisy. We had dinner and food was ok but nothing exceptional, however it was the most expensive we had in a guesthouse during the whole trip.

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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Freedom Lodge has everything travellers could want in a guest house. The hosts are unbelievably friendly and helpful in informing you about what to visit in the area (the botanical gardens, temple of the tooth and a local Sri Lankan dance show are definitely worth a look in!) We were picked up from the airport when we arrived and were...

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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We read the review in Lonely Planet and when we get to Kandy we were straight to this guest house. The rooms are ok, the bathrooms ok as well, I will try to avoid rooms next to the kitchen as the smell is quite upsetting most of the day and the noise in the early morning can disturb a little...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Incredibly spacious room, super clean, well located (10min away from the town), nice hosts. Could improve the breakfast, it was not very exciting : white toasts, jam, eggs. We had dinner twice (1200.- each) at the guest house, tasty except the starter and the desert. I would recommend just eat there once as the second time was exactly the same....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights while visiting Kandy. Staff were friendly and helpful. Room was clean, bathroom was basic. There is an overhead fan but no A/C. Mosquito nets are provided. Our first night we were bitten by something in the bed, so would advise bringing sleep sacs, which we used the second night. There were columns of ants...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

I really liked it, very basic but clean and the towels smelt of conditioner. I have found all the accommodation that fits this description over priced. But to eat well and drink is relatively cheap. The breakfast here is to die for. The best I have had in Sri Lanka and I am nearly at the end of my trip...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We stayed for three nights and were very comfortable. The room was spacious and spotless and breakfast was served every morning on a gorgeous patio - although you have to keep an eye out for crows and monkeys who want to steal your meal. The Freedom Lodge is a bit hard to find, with no obvious markings on the outside,...

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Parma
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

I spent 2 nights there the property is quite clean but there is nothing to invite you staying here. The rooms are old, the prices are too high, the owner not nice and tries to cheat you only interested in money, food always the same evening after evening...just don't stay here there is nothing here regarding Sri Lanka and do...

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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Freedom Lodge

Address: 30 Saranankara Rd, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
Price Range: €44 - €60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 180
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“Go and experience this gorgeous space.”
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