Very good 7.9
Based on 54 reviews

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About Skydale Homestay

Description

Nestled in the heart of Kandy Central, Skydale Homestay is an ideal spot from which to discover Kandy. Situated only 1.5 Km from the city center, guests are well located to enjoy the town's attractions and activities. This modern hotel is in the vicinity of popular city attractions such as Sri Bodhirajarama Vihara, Wedamedura Ayurveda, Buddhist Publication Society.

The facilities and services provided by Skydale Homestay ensure a pleasant stay for guests. A selection of top-class facilities such as free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park can be enjoyed at the hotel.

All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. The hotel offers many unique recreational opportunities such as garden. Discover an engaging blend of professional service and a wide array of features at Skydale Homestay.
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Features

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Car park
  • Airport transfer

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Garden

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Room service
  • Restaurant(s)

Access, services, and conveniences

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room

Languages spoken

  • English
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Policies

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-3 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 3 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 02:30 PM
Check-In Until: 10:00 pm
Check-Out From: 07:30 am
Check-Out Until: 10:30 AM
Distance from City Center: 1.5 Km
Number of Restaurants: 1
Number of Rooms : 4
Room Voltage: 230
Time to Airport (Minutes): 180
Year Hotel Built: 2005
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2012
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  • Cleanliness 8.0
  • Facilities 4.8
  • Location 7.1
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.0
  • Service 8.8
  • Value for money 7.9
  • Food/Dining 8.1
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John T.
Philippines
May 27, 2016
Pluses and Minuses
+ breathtaking view + since its a home, its really cozy + friendly and nice proactive staff + good tea - a little difficult to access (uphill climb) - internet terribly working to not working - they only clean rooms every two days (unusual) - asks for 1k rupees for deposit Overall, i'll stay here again if given a choice but i must be again in a car driver-driven to access the place

Chow L.
Malaysia
May 15, 2016
Not bad. Nalin, the assistant who is taking care t
It was huge rain day and foggy, we took sometimes to identify the direction to the place due to the heavy rain. A neighbor in the area gave a good information for us to reach there luckily. The signboard of "Skydale" wasn't there as see on the photo, I was a bit doubtful until Nalin came out to open the gate for us some minutes later. Nice view, good weather and cooling temperature and Nalin tried the best to serve. The minus points were breakfast, Nalin is the only one that doing the tasks, from registering to handling luggages, welcoming the guests, and cooking the breakfast. The breakfast wasn't bad but was just fine. I gave 4 out of 5 points due to the hardwork of Nalin & the view. We did talk to the lady owner and nothing more than just a chat.

Alejandro V.
Kuwait
February 28, 2016
nice staff
the guy who was working there, made our trip more beautiful.. and so nice view from the hotel and nice meal

Yinxi H.
China
January 08, 2016
very good view
view, rooom, service
The view is very nice. of course meanwhile, the location is not very convenient since it is on the top of the mountain. better not go out at night. the road is very narrow and a little difficult to find the place. room is very big. the stuff is nice. price is also ok.

piotr K.
Poland
September 16, 2015
Incredible view
view, very helpful staff, breakfast
We would definitely come back there, keeping in mind that this is a 2* property then I have to say everything was amazing there. Its on the top of the hill which is quite hard to get but all the tuk tuks reach it for about 400-500 (£2-£2.5) one way, about15 minutes ride from centre. Helpful staff, safe location, quite clean, free breakfast (fried egg + toasts with jam and butter + hot drink). Its located in quite a foresty part and we saw loads of lightning bugs flying outside of the window over night which was quite spectacular :)

Richard T.
United States
June 06, 2015
Skydale Homestay
Skydale Homestay

Glencora W.
Germany
April 04, 2015
million dollar view
view, bathtub, friendly staff
The view from our room/balcony was absolutely amazing. The hotel is quite high up on a hill overlooking the beautiful landscape. Breakfast was simple but nice. Staff was helpful and friendly. Only downside is the hellish tuk tuk ride (about 500 Rupees) up the hill to the hotel, but that's the price you pay for the view.

Kenneth K.
Estonia
September 16, 2014
Perfect place with a fantastic view and hosts.
View, staff, value
Its located about 2 km from city center up on a hillside with a fantastic view over the surrounding nature and town. Getting there is tricky on the steep narrow roads so either you are a confident driver with a rental car yourself or get a local driver to take you there. Its a large private residence with 5 rooms to let, looks nice and very clean inside the rooms and common areas. Great view from every room, fantastic friendly hosts to take care of you, great breakfast, kitchen available if you need to use it. Rooms have AC for an extra charge but as its located so high then air is warm instead of hot so we did not need it. Only note is that wifi was not available as their monthly quota was full but no big problem. Definitely recommended!

Elsbeth S.
Australia
August 13, 2014
Five stars!!
The view, food and service
Fantastic! Couldn't recommend Skydale more. It is a little way out of Kandy but is easy to get a tuk tuk into town. The peace and tranquility you get staying at Skydale is well worth the 10 min ride into the centre. Dashney and the team look after you so well and cook the most delicious food. Thank you for such an enjoyable stay earlier this week!

Yuji K.
Japan
February 06, 2014
Staying at home is right word for this homestay
View from room and living area.
very enjoyed nice quiet and good view. Also friendly service.



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