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Places to stay in Kandy

Places to stay in Kandy
The Square Peg is a quirky hotel located halfway up the legendary Bahirawakanda hill. It is within a 4 minute drive from the kandy Railway station (1.1km) 10 minutes by foot. 1Km to the Temple of the tooth and the Kandy lake. The rooftop lounge exclusive for inhouse guest offers breathtaking views of the entire city of Kandy including the historic Temple of the tooth, the Kandy lake, the old Bogambara prison and the Hanthana mountain range.
The property has stairs and high balconies which are not suitable for kids below 14 years and/or guest with fear of heights.
Probably the last remaining non touristy neighborhood so close to the city. The property sits in the middle of the most high-end residential neighborhood of Kandy on one side and a densely populated working class neighborhood on the other.
  • Our stay was really great even we’ve only stayed for one night. The view from the rooftop is amazing and we really enjoyed the breakfast and also the dinner - everybody was so nice and helpful :)

    Corinna2020-03-06T00:00:00Z
  • The Hotel / Loft is located above the roofs of Kandy in the immediate vicinity of the famous Buddha statue. From the roof terrace you have an incredibly great view of the city, which makes the breakfast served there a real highlight. The rooms are new and modern. Large shower including hair dryer and towels available. Air conditioning works very well and lets you sleep at night with pleasant temperatures. The host is very friendly and tries to give good tips. The beautiful view naturally has the price that you are not directly in the city center and have to walk about 15-20 minutes to get there. As an alternative, there is the "PickMe" app, which, like "Uber", allows you to order TukTuks or cars for very little money (we paid around € 1 for the journey between the hotel and the train station). Another advantage is that the price is already fixed here and you don't have to argue with TukTuk drivers whether you pay more or less. All in all, the accommodation is highly recommended!

    Matthias2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great stay here! We were greeted with coconuts when we arrived, and we were shown how to get to various landmarks. Breakfast was lovely, we had freshly cooked omelettes, fresh fruit, coconuts and coffee - a great start to the day! The room was clean, stylish, and very spacious. We very much enjoyed our night at the Square Peg!

    Robert2020-02-27T00:00:00Z
  • We absolutely loved everything! The team was so considerate and helpful. The design is unique, facilities are great. The rooftop-view stunning Do yourself a favour and go there.

    Nicole2020-02-26T00:00:00Z
  • Awesome accomodation. Nice people, beautiful view

    Jörg2020-02-20T00:00:00Z
  • This was the best place to spend our first night in Sri Lanka - a private driver picked us up for a very fair price and even the spectacles we left at the place were sent to us! Best communication host ever! The place looks as the pictures, the terrace is just amazing!!!

    Saskia2020-02-14T00:00:00Z
  • Dinesh and the staff were super friendly and helpful! We loved our dinner (the curry is fantastic!). Our room was clean and we loved the interior design of the Loft. Totally recommend.

    Leonie2020-02-13T00:00:00Z
  • Great view and amazing food. Would recommend Jack Fruit curry on the rooftop. Beautiful and stylish apartment and easy to communicate with. Thank you!

    Leyla2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Loft


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka

    The Square Peg is a quirky hotel located halfway up the legendary Bahirawakanda hill. It is within a 4 minute drive from the kandy Railway station (1.1km) 10 minutes by foot. 1Km to the Temple of the tooth and the Kandy lake. The rooftop lounge exclusive for inhouse guest offers breathtaking views of the entire city of Kandy including the historic Temple of the tooth, the Kandy lake, the old Bogambara prison and the Hanthana mountain range.
    The property has stairs and high balconies which are not suitable for kids below 14 years and/or guest with fear of heights.
    Probably the last remaining non touristy neighborhood so close to the city. The property sits in the middle of the most high-end residential neighborhood of Kandy on one side and a densely populated working class neighborhood on the other.
  • Our stay at one of Dinesh’s lofts was perfect! It’s in a great location, just a few minutes walk down hill and you’re in the centre. The loft itself is great, really stylish and very clean. The views from the rooftop lounge are outstanding, and the fact that there’s free tea and coffee to be had whilst you enjoy the view is even better! Dinesh was really helpful at organising Tuk Tuks for us as well when needed. Cannot fault anything and would highly recommend to anyone coming to Kandy!

    Danielle2020-03-12T00:00:00Z
  • We are very gratefull for your hospitality, staying at your place is already a highlight of our trip. The place is very well located, you can easily walk to the citycentre, but at night it’s nice and quiet. The food is very nice! We had the Jackfruit curry which was simply amazing. The breakfast is great too! Loved the coconut pancakes. 10/10

    Claire2020-03-05T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay - the loft was comfortable and stylish and the rooftop lounge was awesome. Breakfast was wonderful - so much food and the staff were so friendly Andy accommodating. Quick walk down the hill to the center of Kandy and the walk back up wasn’t too bad - a little steep. Tuktuks are an option if you’re not into the exercise. Kandy is a wonderful little city and this is a unique place to stay while there.

    Jon2020-02-29T00:00:00Z
  • The loft was amazing! Better than we expected. Beautiful terace on the top with view all over Kandy especially at night was epic. Thank you!

    Lucie2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • Dinesh sent clear directions to Square Peg place from the Kandy train station. The staff was super friendly, the room was comfortable (great air conditioning) and the breakfast on the incredible rooftop lounge was awesome. A great spot for travelers! Will recommend.

    Lora2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • It’s a great place to stay - the rooms are very good and the rooftop lounge/restaurant is a wonderful feature. It gives great views over the city, with cooling breezes - and the staff are really helpful.

    Peter2020-02-07T00:00:00Z
  • Great hotel room with unique furnishings in a beautiful location just above Kandy. The room was very clean, the hotel staff very friendly and courteous. The roof terrace in particular is breathtaking. The breakfast is very rich and was one of the best of our trip to Sri Lanka.

    Katharina2020-02-05T00:00:00Z
  • Really modern and clean space. Two massive beds, perfect for sharing. A shirt tuk tuk to the main city and the staff are so helpful with recommendations. Even made us breakfast early so we could have it before we got our train! Would recommend.

    Grace2020-02-04T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Loft


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Very close to town - A self contained , one bed room apartment with roof top views of the Kandy lake. Walking distance to the ' Maligawa - Temple of the tooth', town and lake. The space has large windows to allow you views of the surrounding mountains and tree tops. During the Perehera time if we are booked - try our sister cottage Pinewood 2.
    Its a spacious one bed loft apartment set in a already operational Guest House, with its own entrance. There is a climb of two floors of stairs to get to the loft and be in line with the tree tops and great view.
    We are a short tuk tuk ride or 10 minute walk to town and the 'Maligawa - temple of the tooth'.
  • We absolutely loved our two day stay at this hostel. Although it is called a 《hostel》 we had our own bathroom, kitchen area and the most breathtaking view of Kandy. The staff was super helpful and aided us with anything we needed, after checking out, one of the staff members gave us a ride to the city. Room was clean, we had a fan in each room. Kandy city centre is a quick walk away, but the location of the hostel provides serenity and peace. Can't wait to come back again!

    Ilia2020-02-06T00:00:00Z
  • Really beautiful views over Kandy from this lovely lodge - plenty of room for two people and feels really secluded.

    Sophie2018-02-28T00:00:00Z
  • We had a wonderful stay in Pinewood Cottage. We rented a car for our tour to other provinces from the host. The driver is very nice and helpful throught out whole trip. Highly recommended!

    Khoi2018-02-18T00:00:00Z
  • A fantastic location, with an amazing view of Kandy. The monkeys in the morning are ace. They are actually sitting at the windows!! The Tuktuk drivers offer you a tour with a viewpoint that has nothing on the view from this house! I cannot think of a better place to stay in Kandy. You are close to the temple and it's a 10 min walk into town. The best bar in town the Slightly Chilled is just over the road. The Owner and staff are ace, very professional and helpful. If you need help organizing anything they have a car and driver etc. I would stay here again every time.

    Steve2018-01-31T00:00:00Z
  • This was one of my favorite places that I stayed in Sri Lanka. The view is simply amazing during sunset and at night. It’s quiet and relaxing. I never wanted to leave the cottage. The staff, specifically Sumi, was nice, prompt, and helped in many ways. I’d stay here over and over again.

    Courtney2018-01-10T00:00:00Z
  • Good view,nice place.

    2017-10-02T00:00:00Z
  • This place is simply magical. Nestled on a hill, overlooking Lake Kandy. The staff was kind, and always listening. The architecture of the atypical building gives the place an incredible charm. We highly recommend this property. Huge plus, when we left for the east of the island, the boss ordered us a driver. Our best meeting since the beginning of our stay, not to say for a very long time. In addition to driving us safely, he made the guided tour along the way. We discovered all the fruits that we did not know on the roadside by buying them from his pocket without asking us in return. Stopping to make us visit temples ... Calling his family in different corners of the island to find us good plans. We are still in touch with him. In short, even if the cleanliness is not perfect, I would return the bottom without any hesitation

    Mathieu 2017-08-19T00:00:00Z
  • Thanks for the great stay! Wonderful place in the hills of Kandy away from the traffic.

    Matthew2017-03-26T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Loft


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Set in the lush hill country of Kandy Sri Lanka, this idyllic apartment provides a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. Located around 7 km from the main Kandy city centre and easily accessible by public transport this apartment is the perfect Kandyan retreat. The apartment has its own entrance through a backgarden of the property and occupants can be ensured of maximum privacy and security.
    Fitted kitchen- fridge freezer, microwave and sink with all utensils, large breakfast bar with bar stool seating overlooking scenic views. Large Bedroom equipped with large queen sized bed and wardrobe for clothes storage. Bed room is ringed with windows overlooking the back garden and plenty of space to unwind, read and relax. Bathroom with: Hot water bath/shower, sink and fresh linen and amenities. Please note that the apartment is ideally designed for 2 adults sharing rather than families. For that reason amongst others, we only consider taking children and infants in certain circumstances where we think it may work. Please consult with us before booking if you're travelling with a child.
    There is a supermarket, banking facilities and rent-a-car store all within 5 minutes walking distance from the home. There is also a medical centre equipped with high quality doctors within a 5 minute drive. The Pallekelle International Cricket Stadium is a 15 minute drive from the house and a beautiful golf course (Victoria Golf Course) within a 30 minute drive from the home.
  • Super stylish city pad just far enough away from the bustle of Kandy city centre but close enough to easily reach anything you need. Clean and well equipped we were able to cook, relax and watching the amazing storms at night through the panoramic glass wall in the living area. Totally recommended.

    Luke2020-03-20T00:00:00Z
  • I greatly enjoyed my stay here. It is a beautiful loft with tasteful furniture a comfortable bed and a clean, modern bathroom. Grace was a warm and friendly host. She provided insightful tips for exploring Kandy. Would highly recommend.

    Patrick2019-08-18T00:00:00Z
  • I had a lovely stay this past weekend at Grace’s. The house was very neat and tidy with emphasis on cleanliness. The location is great, as the closest bus stop is only a 2 minute walk from the house whilst the main kandy town can be reached in less than 30 minutes. Grace was also a wonderful host, she was very friendly and took the time to get to know me and about my travels. She was also quite helpful with a lot of local tips on which places to visit and things to do in and around kandy. Thank you Grace for a lovely stay. Hope to be back soon.

    Dimantha2019-08-04T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Loft


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kundasale, Central Province, Sri Lanka

    Deerpoint is accomadating you to get the best feeling with a natural surrounding and calm nature with an affordable price. Let your vacation spend with a cool place with a budgetable price as well. We provide you the customised facilities as per your need.
    feeling with a natural surrounding and calm nature with an affordable price.
    feeling with a natural surrounding
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Loft


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kandy, Sri Lanka

    The Square Peg is a quirky hotel located halfway up the legendary Bahirawakanda hill. It is within a 4 minute drive from the kandy Railway station (1.1km) 10 minutes by foot. 1Km to the Temple of the tooth and the Kandy lake. The rooftop lounge exclusive for inhouse guest offers breathtaking views of the entire city of Kandy including the historic Temple of the tooth, the Kandy lake, the old Bogambara prison and the Hanthana mountain range.
    The property has stairs and high balconies which are not suitable for kids below 14 years and/or guest with fear of heights.
    Probably the last remaining non touristy neighborhood so close to the city. The property sits in the middle of the most high-end residential neighborhood of Kandy on one side and a densely populated working class neighborhood on the other.
  • Thank you again for the amazing stay. Thanks again for the great service of the staff. They were truly amazing!!!!

    Avan2020-03-11T00:00:00Z
  • Very modern and comfortable studio, a bit away from the city hassle. Breakfast is great and I highly recommend dining on the terrace at night. Very clean. Staff super nice, thank you!

    Suzie2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • Dinesh was very friendly and accommodating. The room was lovely. Breakfast was delicious. WiFi was fine

    Marco2020-02-26T00:00:00Z
  • Very stylish loft, great view, excellent breakfast and very kind and helpfull personnel!

    Larisa2020-02-19T00:00:00Z
  • Probably one of the best Airbnb I’ve stayed at. The rooms are so stylish and clean, the staff are just beyond amazing and the roof top lounge is probably the best hidden secret over looking Kandy. It’s a little difficult to find but worth every minute of your stay.

    Kelly2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • Dinesh was very responsive and helped the trip be as seamless as possible. The staff was super friendly and reliable and the food was delicious too :) would definitely stay again!

    Zachary2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • Great stay in the family loft! Very beautiful loft, superb rooftop with incredible view of the city of Kandy, generous breakfast, everything was perfect! Very accommodating! I recommend 100%

    Léa2020-02-07T00:00:00Z
  • The staff was extremely friendly and made us feel welcome throughout our 2 days in Kandy. They were very thoughtful and organized a Tuk Tuk to the train station for us. Breakfast and dinner was delicious, the view from the roof top was great and the rooms were spacious and modern (it's a room on the lower floor covered by trees, so it has no view). We also loved their two dogs. We were super happy with everything and therefore highly recommend staying with them. Thank you!

    Vanessa2020-01-29T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Loft


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka

    The Square Peg is a quirky hotel located halfway up the legendary Bahirawakanda hill. It is within a 4 minute drive from the kandy Railway station (1.1km) 10 minutes by foot. 1Km to the Temple of the tooth and the Kandy lake. The rooftop lounge exclusive for inhouse guest offers breathtaking views of the entire city of Kandy including the historic Temple of the tooth, the Kandy lake, the old Bogambara prison and the Hanthana mountain range.
    The property has stairs and high balconies which are not suitable for kids below 14 years and/or guest with fear of heights.
    Probably the last remaining non touristy neighborhood so close to the city. The property sits in the middle of the most high-end residential neighborhood of Kandy on one side and a densely populated working class neighborhood on the other.
  • The apartment has a very nice look! Also the roofterrace is very nice and the view is beautiful. The staff was all very kind and helpful. The apartment was clean. Breakfast was very good! The only comment we have is that the room itself has no nice view, you only see the building in front of it. But the rest was perfect!

    Indi2020-02-29T00:00:00Z
  • The loft was amazing! Perfect for the three of us travelling together. Square peg has amazing views and is a close walk to town and markets. Beautiful hosts who go out of their way to make the stay amazing. Had the most amazing breakfast and dinner with all the extras. The food kept coming out! Lovely fresh coconut juice on arrival and at breakfast. Definitely recommend as the perfect place to stay. Ask tuk tuk drivers to call the Airbnb to find it when going back up the hill as it is steep, not a problem walking down though. Cute dogs also! Thanks so much for the amazing hospitality square peg!

    Lucinda2020-02-11T00:00:00Z
  • Nice and clean, delicious food and great view from roof top.

    Ninna2020-02-05T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely stay! We wanted to adopt the dog pebbles 🧡

    Kristien2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • Dinesh's place was very comfortable and stylish. The bathroom was very nice and there was hot water for all four of us to take a shower. Beds and bed linen were nice and fresh. There was air conditioner in the common space but it got a bit cold while sleeping so we turned it off for the night. We had some loud neighbours so the walls might not be the thickest (still we could get a nice rest). Overall we had very nice time there and would definitely recommend the place. Oh, and the breakfast at the rooftop restaurant was unexpectedly rich and amazing!

    Hiie2020-01-21T00:00:00Z
  • Really lovely place. Attentive staff, great food (taste and value) and the rooms are clean comfy and stylish. Highly recommended.

    Tom2020-01-15T00:00:00Z
  • This is a great accommodation to include in your travels around Sri Lanka. We felt so welcome and comfortable here in our stylish loft accommodation. Would highly recommend.

    Yvette2020-01-13T00:00:00Z
  • We had a fantastic two night stay at Square Peg! Getting there was surprisingly easy. We just gave the phone number to the taxi driver and he was guided to the right address. The room was amazing and very Instagram-like. Breakfast was great with an extensive selection of fresh fruits. We can highly recommend staying at Square Peg and thank the team for making the stay really enjoyable. Thanks!

    Lars2019-11-04T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Loft


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka

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