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Kandy City Hostel Reviews

76 Ampitiya Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka

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25 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 100%Security
  • 75%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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Kandy City Hostel is a cute place, very clean and comfortable to stay in. Showers doesn't seem to have any hot water, but as I was there in hot month, middle of summer, I enjoyed the cold shower after having to travel in a hot hot bus for 4,5h. Staff is nice, the dog living in the hostel very calm and friendly too. It's a perfect place to stay in Kandy - don't hesitate to book the room even now.

  • 10th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Had a great stay here! Staff was helpful and dorm rooms were clean and comfy. Common areas were really cool.


At the time we stayed over there the manager was on holidays and a volunteer took over her position. The volunteer was nice for a chat and willing to help, however she was not familiar with the city so there was little help coming from her. Breakfast is included, however is very mediocre (kitchen is not really hygienic), take that into account when booking.


The location is far from main area, rooms are adequate, staff is friendly

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