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93, Aniwatta Road, 20000 Kandy, Sri Lanka – Show map
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Kandy Down Town Hostel's staff speaks: English
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Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Until 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
This property only accepts cash payments.
Based on 127 reviews
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Score from 210 reviews Good
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Score from 311 reviews Review score
Featuring free WiFi, Pranobaa Homestay offers accommodation in Kandy, 400 metres from Sri Dalada Maligawa. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site.
Score from 21 reviews Excellent
Located just 500 metres from the popular Bogambara Stadium, Kandy Town Monkey provides a 24-hour front desk for the convenience of the guests. Free WiFi access is available.
Score from 27 reviews Very good
May 19, 2015
It's not really downtown, but I think the location is better than downtown. It's in a quiet and clean area in the hill, about half an hour walk from bus or railway station. The staff is very friendly, breakfast is simple but sufficient. Overall it's worth recommendation.
May 14, 2015
The only downside is the location, but i was able to walk from hostel to the tooth Relic temple in about 25 mins, downhill. You can also get a Tuktuk ride back from the city.
Auntie Kanthi is a very, very friendly and helpful person, always very accommodating to your needs. She's always there when you need help. She can help arrange cheaper tuk tuk bookings than elsewhere too, which I regretted not doing so. Really very value for money, and it comes with breakfast (toast, egg, fruits and drinks) and the opportunity to interact with other travellers.
April 8, 2015
Staff was confusing sometimes - we came from the sister hostel in Negombo and hadn't booked the beds, they told us they had free beds but we could only stay or ine night without a booking. We had to make a booking for the second nigjt then - i think they aren't really organized and have no idea about their bookings if they're not made on here.
We met lively people there, ovrall a really good atmosphere! Nice terrace to sit on in the evening with some beer and have a good time!
April 4, 2015
the lady is very kind . That boy some times drunk . Anyway , the atmosphere is very nice and enjoy the time stay here
March 27, 2015
the lady is so nice and she really help you if you neee anything else.. She even made the talk to tuk tuk driver for our trip and get the good price...
March 15, 2015
little bit far from city centre
March 13, 2015
only good experiences here
everything except the hill
March 12, 2015
no explanation about facilities. staff looks angry because she's too busy.
good atmosphere in the area.
March 10, 2015
Not so close to the center but quiet place and walkable distance.
Welcoming Kanty will take care of you and your confort. Nice place to meet people with large sharing spaces.
March 9, 2015
I stay here everytime I come to Kandy. I love the staff and the hostel has a nice patio to chill with the other travelers.
March 3, 2015
Booked two nights, but ended up staying four! Very Nice and helpfull people running the hostel. They have a tuktuk driving you very cheap outside of Kandy. Free breakfast and very good wifi connection! Lots of backpackers are staying there!
March 1, 2015
Quite a long walk up steep hills from town.
Very friendly and helpful staff. Pretty views. Free breakfast.
February 25, 2015
As a couple we had reserved a double room a few months earlier. Having heard of others having issues with private rooms we called a few hours prior to our arrival to confirm they were holding a double private room. I was told that they were. Well, we arrived and was told they only had dorm rooms available. After calls to the manager and me getting a a little angry , twenty minutes later we did get the room we reserved. Avoid the hassle if you are a couple traveling. We moved to the Mountain View the next day, and it was cheaper, cleaner, private bath, and better location to town.
February 21, 2015
Nothing bad tosay about this place. Oh yes, please ask the neighbors not to burn their trash!
Hanti & Dilrukhsi who are the lokal hostesses will see to your every need. These two ladies make your stay a pleasure with their smiles and good humor. They work very hard long hours and have a very competent method of managing the hostel. They seem to enjoy the work which give the place a generally positive atmosphere. Thank you ladies!
February 13, 2015
Frandly fresh air like stay in my home special during day time.when every body gone. And this sister and indika very kind with me.thanks so much
When im arrive no body give me clean towel . tissue paper perhaps busy or finish I don't know and hope next give little shower gel at least im not running around to super market buy shower gel.
February 10, 2015
The down town hostel in Kandy is more then just another hostel. For me, it felt like home, for the time I was there...
February 4, 2015
That's a nice hostel, with good ambience and amazing and helpful staff. Breakfast is good and included in the price.
February 2, 2015
Location is far from downtown, but easily serviced by Tuk Tuk (daytime rate 150lkr, night 200lkr from the bridge at the end of the road - add 50lkr to each tops). 4bd dorm at the lower floor has no door so loud.
Owner very helpful, good atmosphere with other travellers, laundry at a good price, and a fridge to put a couple of beers at the end of the day.
January 27, 2015
Excellent hostel! I very enjoyed staying there. Staff are very nice, attentive and kind. The ambience is friendly, relaxing and comfortable.
January 26, 2015
The location was not as central as I would've liked. Its located in a hilly area about 2 km from the railway station and bus station. Thats a 30 min walk mostly uphill. A tuk-tuk will cost you between 150 and 200 each way (depends if you are going uphill or down)
Kandy Downtown hostel's highlight is it's staff. They are incredibly friendly and genuine human beings. I felt comfortable and at-home instantly. They are very kind, polite and very accomodating. The hostel itself is great too for its price. Set in a beautiful building on quiet Anniewatta street , its a great place to meet other travelers. The dorm beds were surprisingly comfy and very clean. Best part is each bed comes with its own power outlet right next to it! I thought it was a great touch and very thoughtful. They also offer laundry facility and some tours. I highly recommend this place.
January 25, 2015
The hostel is close to the center, but not in that area. Staff are priceless! I really enjoyed staying there.
January 25, 2015
Kanty and Indika are so nice people, that i was amazed. You can rely on them totally. If you need something, they will help. And also i need to say about atmosphere there. It is very friendly and comfortable. Many places to sit and talk. I was very happy to be there
January 22, 2015
Very lovely place, i really enjoyed it!
January 22, 2015
Small building, if you will look from the road, but actually, it has 3 floors. The place is very clean and comfortable. And many people to meet. That is great. Awesome atmosphere!
January 19, 2015
its location is on the hill and far away from the central!there's no hot water for shower
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