Kandy Riverside Villa

Kandy , , No.97,thekkawatta Road,thannekumbura,kandy (Show on Map)
8.4
Very Good


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Summary of reviewsKandy Riverside Villa, nestled by the serene Mahaweli River, offers a tranquil retreat away from the bustling city of Kandy. Its picturesque setting provides beautiful and relaxing river views, ideal for those seeking a peaceful escape into nature. The calm surroundings, clean accommodations and serene atmosphere are consistently praised by guests.

The villa serves an excellent breakfast buffet that is often described as delicious and varied, setting guests up well for the day. Dinner receives mixed reviews; while some enjoy the flavorful and fresh meals, others suggest improvements in vegetarian options and portion sizes. Nonetheless, the dining experience is generally positive.

Rooms at Kandy Riverside Villa are spacious, clean and comfortable, equipped with air conditioning and cozy balconies that enhance the relaxing ambiance. Though some guests noted minor issues like the lack of certain amenities and occasional odors, the overall quality and affordability of the rooms leave a favorable impression.

The villa's cleanliness stands out with guests frequently commending the spotless rooms and well-maintained pool area. However, some mention that the bathrooms could benefit from better maintenance.

The staff at Kandy Riverside Villa receive high praise for their friendliness, helpfulness and dedicated service. Guests appreciate the warm and supportive nature of the team, which greatly contributes to a pleasant and comfortable stay.

Families find the villa particularly welcoming with family rooms and additional amenities for children adding to the convenience. The structure of the hotel with its small lounges and seating areas offering diverse views, enhances the homely and friendly atmosphere.

The well-maintained pool also garners positive feedback, praised for its clean and cool waters, making it a lovely spot to relax while enjoying the scenic surroundings.

In summary, Kandy Riverside Villa offers a serene and relaxing retreat with beautiful river views, excellent breakfast options, comfortable rooms and outstanding staff service. While minor improvements could be made, the overall experience is overwhelmingly positive, making it a recommended choice for travelers seeking tranquility and comfort.
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Room Types
Superior Double Room This air-conditioned double room features a balcony, flat-screen satellite TV and sofa. Private bathroom includes a shower, hairdryer and free toiletries.

Three-Bedroom Villa with River View This spacious three-bedroom villa features a balcony, flat-screen satellite TV and sofa. Private bathroom includes a shower, hairdryer and free toiletries.

Four-Bedroom Villa with River View This villa's standout feature is the pool with a view. Featuring a private entrance, this air-conditioned villa is comprised of 1 living room, 4 separate bedrooms and 4 bathrooms with a shower and a bidet. In the well-equipped kitchen, guests will find a refrigerator, a dishwasher, kitchenware and a microwave. The spacious villa offers a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a tea and coffee maker, a seating area, a dining area as well as pool views. The unit offers 6 beds.

Deluxe Family Room The pool with a view is a top feature of this family room. Featuring free toiletries and bathrobes, this family room includes a private bathroom with a shower, a bidet and a hairdryer. The air-conditioned family room features a flat-screen TV, a private entrance, a seating area, a wardrobe as well as pool views. The unit has 2 beds.

Budget Double Room without A/C Guests will have a special experience as the double room features a pool with a view. Providing free toiletries, this double room includes a private bathroom with a bath, a shower and a bidet. The double room provides a seating area, a dining area, as well as an outdoor dining area and outdoor furniture. The unit offers 1 bed.

Family Room This family room features a pool with a view. This air-conditioned family room is comprised of a TV with satellite channels, a private bathroom as well as a balcony with river views. The unit has 3 beds.

Apartment The pool with a view is a top feature of this apartment. Boasting a private entrance, this air-conditioned apartment comes with 1 living room, 4 separate bedrooms and 4 bathrooms with a bath and a shower. Featuring a terrace with river views, this apartment also features a seating area and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The unit has 8 beds.

Budget Family Room without A/C The pool with a view is the standout feature of this family room. Featuring free toiletries, this family room includes a private bathroom with a bath, a shower and a bidet. The family room has tiled floors, a seating area, a private entrance and a dining area. The unit has 2 beds.

Guest Reviews
8.4
Very Good
Location
Kandy Riverside Villa offers a tranquil retreat away from the city's hustle and bustle, situated in a serene location by the river. Its picturesque setting along the Mahaweli River provides beautiful and relaxing views, making it an ideal spot to unwind and watch life unfold along the riverbanks. The peaceful surroundings are perfect for those looking to escape the noise of Kandy's city center.

Despite its charm, it's important to note that Kandy Riverside Villa is somewhat distant from the city center with a journey of about 20 minutes by car or tuktuk. This can be inconvenient as many tuktuk and taxi drivers are reluctant to drive that far out. However, for guests with their own transport, the location is more manageable.

While the villa's remoteness offers a quiet and secluded ambiance, it can be challenging for those who wish to frequently access the city and its amenities. The road leading to the hotel can be difficult for some, especially for older guests, due to its remote and secluded nature.

Overall, Kandy Riverside Villa is a serene and beautiful spot perfect for those who prefer a more tranquil environment away from the city, yet still within reach by a short drive. Its lovely river views and relaxed atmosphere make it a great escape into nature.

Breakfast
Kandy Riverside Villa receives high praise for its breakfast offerings. The breakfast buffet is frequently described as excellent, super delicious and hearty. Many guests appreciate the variety and the plentiful nature of the food, noting that it sets them up well for the day ahead. The buffet style is highlighted as rich and abundant with a good selection of dishes that include fresh and homemade options, catering to diverse tastes. Some reviews mention the breakfast being warm, friendly and satisfying with a delicious local twist adding to the overall experience. While a few guests found the breakfast average or simple and suggested more variety, the general consensus leans heavily towards a positive and delightful breakfast experience at this riverside retreat.

Dinner
Dinner at Kandy Riverside Villa receives varied feedback. While some guests find the evening meals delicious and plentiful, others feel the vegetarian options are limited and could use improvement. Many praise the food as flavorful and fresh, highlighting the delicious and amazing meals offered. The on-site restaurant is frequently mentioned as enjoyable and providing good portion sizes. However, a few reviews mention that dinner can be pricey and the portions small. Despite these criticisms, many guests appreciate the good food and drink options available after a day of exploration. Overall, the dining experience seems positive with room for a few improvements.

Rooms
Kandy Riverside Villa receives acclaim for its spacious and clean rooms, highlighted by the generous sizes and cozy ambiance. Guests often describe the rooms as comfortable, large and well-equipped with air conditioning. Many appreciate the balconies offering pleasant views, adding an extra layer of relaxation to their stay. The overall cleanliness of the rooms is frequently mentioned, contributing to a welcoming and neat environment from arrival.

However, some reviews point out areas for improvement. Guests have noted a lack of certain room amenities such as wardrobes, shelves in the bathroom, hairdryers, adequate lighting and blankets. Additional complaints include a noticeable odor upon entering the rooms and instances of ants in the bathrooms. Some bathrooms were not up to the cleanliness standard of the rooms. Despite these issues, the affordability and lovely ambiance of the hotel seem to outweigh the drawbacks for many visitors.

Beds
Kandy Riverside Villa offers a largely positive experience when it comes to their beds. Guests frequently described the beds as comfortable and the rooms as clean. The beds were often cited as being neither too soft nor too hard, striking a good balance for a comfortable sleep. Many guests appreciated the extra bed provided for babies, which adds a layer of convenience for families traveling with young children.

While some found the beds squeaky or somewhat uncomfortable and there was a rare mention of bed bugs, the overall feedback suggests that most guests enjoyed a restful night’s sleep. Despite a few minor issues, Kandy Riverside Villa seems to prioritize comfort and cleanliness, which are often highlighted in the guest reviews.

Cleanliness
Kandy Riverside Villa is frequently praised for its cleanliness and peaceful atmosphere, making it a highly recommended place to stay for travelers seeking a serene escape. Guests consistently describe the rooms as clean, bright and well-maintained with particular appreciation for the spotless nature of the accommodations. The pool area also receives positive feedback for being very clean and well-kept, contributing to an overall pleasant experience.

Although the general cleanliness stands out, some reviews mention that the bathrooms were not up to the same standard as the rest of the facilities, highlighting issues with plumbing and fittings. Nevertheless, the majority of guests find the villa to be a lovely hotel that offers a clean and beautiful environment, perfect for a comfortable and reasonably priced overnight stay.

Staff
Nestled alongside the picturesque river, Kandy Riverside Villa receives a chorus of praise for its outstanding staff. Words like friendly, helpful and kind are recurrent themes in guest reviews. Guests regularly highlight the superb service and attentiveness of the team, often noting the welcoming and polite demeanor of the staff.

The staff at this villa are not only friendly and courteous but go above and beyond to ensure a comfortable stay. Several reviews point out how the team assists with organizing transportation and other services at fair prices, a testament to their dedication to excellent guest experience. The hosts are repeatedly described as incredibly kind and supportive.

Although a few visitors mentioned minor issues such as the location being somewhat hard to find or occasional staff absence, the overwhelming sentiment remains positive. The friendly and helpful nature of both employees and management leaves a lasting impression on guests, making Kandy Riverside Villa a recommended choice for travelers.

Pool
Kandy Riverside Villa features a commendable pool that consistently receives positive feedback from guests. The pool is described as nice, clean and well-maintained, offering a refreshing experience with its cool water. Its calm and quiet setting enhances the overall tranquility of the establishment, making it a lovely place to relax. Guests appreciate the beautiful views that surround the pool, contributing to the serene ambiance of the hotel. Whether seeking a dip in the clean waters or simply enjoying the picturesque environment, the pool at Kandy Riverside Villa stands out as a highlight of the stay.

Family
Kandy Riverside Villa offers a welcoming environment, ideal for families. This family-run establishment is driven by dedicated family members, including the father. It exudes a friendly and homely atmosphere with the host family ensuring guests feel at ease. The accommodation is good, featuring a family room that adds to the convenience for those traveling with children. The hotel's unique structure includes small lounges and seating areas on different levels, each offering diverse views, contributing to the cool and inviting ambiance. Overall, it is a pleasant family hotel with very friendly people.


Yes, Kandy Riverside Villa has pool(s) that belong to one or more of the following categories: Outdoor Pool.

No, a spa isn't available at Kandy Riverside Villa.

No, Kandy Riverside Villa doesn't allow dogs.

Yes, parking facilities are available at Kandy Riverside Villa.

No, Kandy Riverside Villa doesn't have a gym.

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