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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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45 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There is something about Kandy, the name promises a lot, especially the buzzing Temple of the Tooth, yet, it feels a bit overrated. Same can be said about the Senani Hotel. Mountain & lake view from restaurant is great (if you are lucky to have one of the few tables at the edge) but that couldn't be said about the... More 

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Thank Robert K
Manager_OakRaySenani, Manager at The Senani Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robert K, Many thanks for submitting your review. We understand that your overall experience was not exceptional and we do apologize for this. We’ll be sure to pass your valuable feedback directly to the management.As this is the best way for us to improve the services & facilities we offer. If you wish to contact us directly to give... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For me this hotel was a little too far from the town of Kandy as I like to walk you need the services of a tuk tuk. On the positive side the staff were lovely and the food for both breakfast and dinner was very good. The rooms were small and basic, the beds soft and springy. Sadly I feel... More 

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Thank Jenny C
Manager_OakRaySenani, Manager at The Senani Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jenny C, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit to Senani Hotel. We appreciate your kind words,In the meantime,I can assure you that we will look into the points you highlighted & looking forward to welcoming you back to Senani Hotel in the near future. Thank you & warm regards. More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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78 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I stayed here after a long tour of Kandy, including the Tooth Temple, Kandy Lake and watching a cultural show in the city centre. The hotel has three floors with no lift. I stayed in the 3F with a good view of the pool and some parts overlooking the city. They have average selection of breakfast but the views are... More 

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Thank Art L
Manager_OakRaySenani, Manager at The Senani Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Art L, Thank you for your feedback on your stay with us. Thank you so much for your positive feedback on our Hotel. Commendation like this really motivates us to strive to perform better. We hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Senani Hotel in the near future. Thank you and best regards. More 

Sydney, Australia
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119 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Located on a hillside with reasonable views. The hotel looks updated from the outside, around the reception, pool and dining areas but I can't say the same for the rooms. The mattresses are too springy, blinds in the bathroom bent and damaged, allowing "great views" from the outside, hot water was only lukewarm and the worst of it all was... More 

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Manager_OakRaySenani, Manager at The Senani Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Norm2016, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit to Senani Hotel. We appreciate your kind words,In the meantime,I can assure you that we will look into the points you highlighted & looking forward to welcoming you back to Senani Hotel in the near future. Thank you & warm regards. More 

Kandy, Sri Lanka
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184 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Located in close proximity to Kandy town, Senani Hotel is yet another best hotels of the Senani and Oak-Ray group. You'll find the unique friendly atmosphere you find in any Senani/oak-ray group of hotels. The view, especially from the restaurant, is breathtaking.

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Thank AnuradhaUdu
Manager_OakRaySenani, Manager at The Senani Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anuradha, Thank you for your feedback on your stay with us. Thank you so much for your positive feedback on our Hotel. Commendation like this really motivates us to strive to perform better. We hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Senani Hotel in the near future. Thank you and best regards. More 

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Room was clean and tidy. Staff were great. Nice walk down the hill to the lake. Popped into the bamboo slightly chilled bar. Fantastic view of Lake from rooftop. Hotel good for a couple of nights but depends on expectations. Food was OK but I like local spicy so suited me. View from restaurant balcony a must.

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Manager_OakRaySenani, Manager at The Senani Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review online after your recent stay with us here at SENANI HOTEL Kandy. I am very happy to see that you have enjoyed your time with us and the facilities we have to offer here. I am sure that my team will be happy to... More 

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111 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Hi Nice for short stay in between of a continuous trip. Restaurant was normal one . Typical buffet only. Mountain view is enjoyable . Sheets were not clean and asked them to change them . Best for short / transit stays.

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Manager_OakRaySenani, Manager at The Senani Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Malath B, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit to Senani Hotel. We appreciate your kind words,In the meantime,I can assure you that we will look into the points you highlighted & looking forward to welcoming you back to Senani Hotel in the near future. Thank you & warm regards. More 

Mulwala, Australia
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72 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stayed here for two nights with an Intrepid Travel tour group. We appreciated the pool and our rooms were all quite nice. Clean and comfortable beds. Some problems with water escaping from the shower recess across the bathroom floor. The views from the rooms and from the rooftop restaurant and bar were lovely, across the valley. Was nice to be... More 

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Thank Maggie M
Manager_OakRaySenani, Manager at The Senani Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maggie M, Thank you for your feedback on your stay with us. Thank you so much for your positive feedback on our Hotel. Commendation like this really motivates us to strive to perform better. We hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Senani Hotel in the near future. Thank you and best regards. More 

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Excellent hotel offering some great views across Kandy. Staff were particularly good; friendly, helpful and obliging. Food in the hotel restaurant was also good and excellent value for money. It is a way from the town centre but you can always walk downhill and take a tuk-tuk back. Only slight negative point for me was the very poor WiFi service.

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Thank MarkChiangMai
Manager_OakRaySenani, Manager at The Senani Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MarkchiangMai, Thank you for your review and on behalf of the entire staff at the Senani Hotel.We are very proud of our prime location,friendly staff,clean pool & delicious foods so it is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed those aspects of your visit with us. We look forward to welcoming you back one day soon! Best Regards. More 

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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Stayed here for two nights as part of a tour. The wifi only works in the hotel lobby. The room was very comfortable and spacious. The buffet breakfast was really good. Had Sri Lankan and western options. Make sure you close and lock the windows and doors so the monkeys don't get in to your room.

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Manager_OakRaySenani, Manager at The Senani Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michelle B, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review online after your recent stay with us here at SENANI HOTEL Kandy. I am very happy to see that you have enjoyed your time with us and the facilities we have to offer here. I am sure that my team will be happy... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Senani Hotel, a comfortable and luxurious hotel in the hill Capital. Here the guests can avail the modern comforts in a homely atmosphere. Relaxation in absolute Privacy in Luxury. Surrounded by breathtaking view of Sri Lanka's famous Hunnasgiriya and Knuckles mountain range. You can enjoy the warmth and traditional Kandyan hospitality and the tourists can move around easily from here and visit a large number of grand historical sites, which are part of rich cultural heritage of Sri Lanka ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Senani Hotel

Address: No. 167 / 1, Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: €71 - €105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Senani Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 33
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“Ask for a room with city views.”
 of 5 bubbles Norm216, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“1st floor and 2nd floor rooms should be good :)”
 of 5 bubbles Yalasafarimostwanted, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Not under the dining room as the noise can be heard at least two stories down”
 of 5 bubbles alp390, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“nothing wow to talk about”
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“Keep balcony doors closed, in case of monkeys”
 of 5 bubbles MsLiz64, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
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