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The Grand Kandyan - Kandy - Building
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8.8 Excellent (2,693 reviews)
Overview Reviews
The Grand Kandyan is a five star hotel which boasts a blend of palatial grandeur and comforts typifying luxury in every corner caters to all needs of a modern traveler & located in the heart of Kandy with 360 degree view of spectacular mountain ranges. A paradise awaits at the Grand Kandyan with 100 spacious rooms, roof-top pool & sky lounge which capture dynamic surroundings, internationally inspired cuisines, renowned spa, fitness center along with bespoke services and Kandyan hospitality.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very good location in Kandy. large, clean and beautiful rooms, amazing service and exceptional breakfast and dinner.
Cons: Nothing, everything was superb :-)
7.5 Good
Pros: Interior decor
Cons: Excellent hotel but no other options to eat outside
9.0 Excellent
Pros: We liked very much. Staff members are very courteous and helpful.
Cons: Nothing as such
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Super helpful staff and couldn't be more attentive. Upgraded without asking which was great.
Cons: Jewellery shop in the hotel harassed us. This is not the fault of the hotel but they need to be reigned in. WiFi coverage is poor in the rooms.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly staff. Luxurious.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff were very attentive, property was clean, attention to detail great in every respect. Nearly every service available and everything one would expect from a top grade hotel.
Cons: Waiter's could have asked if we wanted coffee after our dinner, we were asked the first night but not after that, we stayed 3 nights. Music in some private functions did carry on quite loudly late into the night.
Earl's Regency - Kandy - Building
2
8.7 Excellent (3,288 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Live like royalty at the Earls Regency, a premier five star getaway among luxury hotels Sri Lanka, located in the heart of the islands cultural capital, Kandy. Surrounded by the history and tradition of the kings before us, we at Earls regency, a leading hospitality provider among all Kandy hotels and reputed Kandy luxury hotels, provide a luxury base for you to venture out and explore from. So pack your bags your highness, your carriage awaits to take you to a different time, a different place, a different era
8.0 Excellent
Cons: the room was not ready at 4pm even after i had mentioned that the time of arrival, although during my book it said that i will be charged at the hotel on my arrival i was charged 03 days prior to my arrival
6.0 Good
Pros: Food was really good. and overall comfort in the room was good. the view from the room was good. the staff were kind but not organized from the top end it seems.
Cons: customer service in general needs to improve massively. need to put thought in to small things like, where would you keep the wet towels after use? as there were no hook or hanging option provided. our check-in experience was not so great either as the reservation team, got our bill details wrong in a way where they doubled the room price. if i didn't double check, we would have paid for no reason. we had to call more than 3 time to even get a water bottle, and in the end of it all after checking out, we were given our car key from the valet to go find our car and get it, since we looked confused, the bell boy had to go bring our car for us from the parking.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely hotel with beautiful swimming pool. Breakfast was very good and the public areas very smart. Ideal for attending Cricket match.
Cons: Thought that the pool bar could have been better set up. Also there was a mix up with our paperwork on check out. No problem in the end, just a touch inconvenient.
6.7 Good
Pros: It had a really good breakfast and a huge pool.
Cons: It’s a very big hotel and the day we arrived there was a wedding on top. Lot of people, a bit crowded. Very impersonal. The staff was working really hard but they seemed overloaded by this amount of people. We had to wait a bit to be able to check-in after a long train ride.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: We were there only for 1 night on half board and dinner and breakfast were good and the restaurant staff were very friendly and accommodating
Cons: nothing
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The Hotel is placed outside the busy town which makes it an ideal place to relax. The staff were very friendly and always there to guide you.
Cons: Cannot recall any matter to put down in writing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Exellent all round. No faults or short commings found anywhere.Highly recommended
7.5 Good
Pros: Nice a-la-carte restaurant Spacious room Pleasant enough stay for exploring Kandy Friendly staff
Cons: This hotel is OK but would not rate it 5 star. It does not feel high end Quite tired looking/dated Not a lot of loungers at the pool area for a big hotel
Cinnamon Citadel Kandy - Kandy - Building
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8.8 Excellent (2,449 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Cinnamon Citadel Kandy in Kandy, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Kandy Lake and Temple of the Tooth. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.
7.0 Good
Pros: The staff were attentive and friendly. Breakfast was very good and I liked the way that the chefs came out of the kitchen and interacted with the guests. The view from our room was stunning.
Cons: Our dinner in the À La Carte restaurant did not live up to our expectations. We ordered Sri Lankan options and the main courses were bland.
7.0 Good
Pros: - Stunning views of the river and wildlife - Clean and well-lit bathrooms (not the rooms through) - Ironing board and iron were available - Plenty of electricity sockets - Personal balcony + access to the lawn if you're at the ground floor - Decent food
Cons: - Staff at the check-in desk is completely clueless. Our checking in and checking out experiences were marred by incompetence and delays. Multiple bookings through booking.com don't seem to be something that they can manage. - There are no elevators, so if have knee issues, go elsewhere. - There were no mosquito repellents in the room (electric or spray) and the closest shops are pretty far. Got annoyed plenty. - Cushions on the bed needed through vacuuming. - Finding public transport including Uber takes a while.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Food
Cons: None
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location overlooking the river Lounge, bar and restaurant
Cons: A distance to city centre
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Wonderfully located on the banks of Mahawelli River. Comfortable room with spacious balcony and enviable views. Walk on the banks of bewitchingly beautiful Mahawelli amidst the lush foliage, alluring silence but for chirruping of birds. Charming poolside bar spread luxuriously. Breakfast and dinner buffet are splendid. An exhaustive menu, great preparation and the brilliant outdoor tables laid in veranda overlooking the mesmerizing green banks of the tropical River.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything - fantastic stay, wonderful service and location! Great breakfast!
Cons: Nothing.
Amaya Hills - Kandy - Bedroom
4
8.7 Excellent (2,372 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Amaya Hills in Kandy, you'll be in the historical district and 14 minutes by car from Amaya Medical Center. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful view of Kandy
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful hotel, we had corner room 17 that had spectacular views of the hills. Buffet was a good spread and lot of choices of dishes, although predominantly Srilankan cuisine. Staff was courteous and would go out of the way to get a specific dish.
Cons: The gym could use some attention, such as stocking of towels. Sanitation dispenser is definitely required to clean off after use of equipment. Buffet can include more western options or theme cuisines just for added variety.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The location is outstanding. Breathtaking views from the room and pool area. The staff is really welcoming you and willing to help you with everything. The restaurant staff is very friendly and you will have an awesome buffet breakfast. We also enjoyed the dinner as we didn't want to move from this wonderful place.
3.3 Mediocre
Cons: As per the photo Pool attendant cleaned the table tennis table with the pool towel, very unhappy.
7.1 Good
Pros: Location is breath-taking, food was outstanding, staff is very attending and helpful
Cons: In need of a major renovation, bathrooms need an upgrade, rooms need an up lift
Earl's Regent Hotel - Kandy - Building
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8.6 Excellent (2,248 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Nestled within the lush green surroundings of the ancient kingdom of Kandy, Earls Regent is the ideal Kandy hotel that showcases the very essence of our authentic Kandyan heritage. Experience the warmest of hospitality and the nest of comforts throughout your stay, here at you home in the hills!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Room service...Food...
Cons: Smell of the gully at entrance
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff at the reception was excellent . They went out of the way to help us. It was the highlight of our stay. Overall excellent performance .
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing facilities, great buffet breakfast with beautiful views from the pool and restaurant
7.9 Good
Pros: Loved the pool and entertainment. The hotel is slightly further out but only 500rupees for a Tuk Tuk into town.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Swimming pool and freshly cooked food at dinner, especially the egg hoppers.
Cons: Main route between reception and rooms goes through the outdoor dining area and this is disruptive, eg when customers’ luggage is being wheeled past your dining table.
7.1 Good
Pros: Views from room Jewellery shop inside the premises
Cons: Not many food options for vegetarians . Staff kept pushing us to go for buffet which we didn’t find worthy at all. They reluctantly did take our ala carte order but quality of food was below average. Breakfast was also very average Room size is good but bathroom is very cramped; you would struggle to open the shower door even
9.0 Excellent
Pros: We had a great stay and were sad to only spend one night there. The room was very clean and well furnished, and comfortable bed. Great view on the mountains and the pool from our balcony. Loved the pool! We took the breakfast as extra and it was worth the price, great buffet with many choices between local or western food.
Cons: Door not very soundproof, we could hear the people walking/talking in the corridor when they were passing next to our door in the evening.
Mahaweli Reach Hotel - Kandy - Building
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8.5 Excellent (1,670 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Mahaweli Reach Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Kandy, within a 15-minute drive of Kandy Lake and Udawatta Kele Sanctuary. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Kandy? This hotel has facilities measuring 3058 square feet (284 square meters), including a conference center. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: We arrived @ 9am, the duty manager Uppekah, welcomed us pleasantly and went out of her way to get us into our rooms by 10am, whilst we breakfasted with the kids. She was very considerate, eloquent and accommodating. Thanks, Uppekah! Two other staff members need special mention. Chamira and Akila. Akila in particular, was very helpful and a great people person especially with the children. The driver of the hotel transport, Anaruddha, was excellent in his driving, a good guide, and excellent with kids.
Cons: Rather repetitive buffet menu.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great and quiet place, really big room, super friendly and helpful stuff, thanks a lot!
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: nice garden and good food
Cons: I asked to change bedroom 4 times due to background traffic noise very bad smell from sewer inside bedroom old fashioned decoration inside bedroom ugly carpets on the floor
5.0 Okay
Cons: service
7.1 Good
Pros: Nice Location
Cons: Room charges little high
Overview Reviews
Santani located in the misty mountains of Sri Lanka, Santani is a luxury wellness property that has received recognition from all corners of the world. A one-of-a-kind setting, award winning architecture, amazing cuisine, world class spa treatments and the warmest service await you at Santani. Santani, an intelligently designed brand-new boutique resort nestled in the mountains of Sri Lanka is proud to be the first wellness resort and destination spa in the island.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful hotel and extremely relaxing. The food was a particular highlight - breakfast, lunch and dinner were all absolutely delicious.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: I liked the silence, the architecture that mix well in the environment, the spa and the perfect food.
Cons: Honestly, the views are less spectacular than expected, may be its the time of the year where the views is distance is less clear and Hotel grounds need some attention
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The food was amazing..
Cons: No AC
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The stay was a great experience. The architecture of the buildings was impressive, and we loved the nature around it.
Cons: Unfortunately during our stay the pool wasn’t working.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The view and the food is amazing
Cons: We had a spa treatment. Befor the treatment there was a consultation with the 'doctor'. so we said to her, We have different Problems with our body. The treatment was good, but it was not against our different problems. It was just Standard from the spa menu. So the consultation didn't made a sence. In the mountain view villa is no door for the Toilette.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent food quality No menus- dinner & breakfast is discussed with the chef
Cons: Getting there is really complicated and the last couple of kilometers are really annoying
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It’s the most beautiful hotel anyone could ask for.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Eco friendly oasis, tucked away in the mountainous region of Werapita. Zen at its core with amazing facilities, amenities and staff. Tranquility in its essence, the place is breathtaking.
Cons: The yoga isn’t what we were used to...
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything but the yoga teacher. The location, the facilities, the restaurant, the food, the waiters and managers, the view and the rooms are all absolutely impeccable.
Cons: The yoga teacher is not friendly and at times, outright rude. He has a serious problem with his attitude towards the guests.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Great experience! Very good food! Not huge quantities but great quality! Amaizing experience at the spa! Great location and facilities. All the context is great for nature lovers!
Cons: Rooms without air condition for me is a problem! During night is no needed but between 2 pm to 5 pm is very difficult to stay in the room! Anyway, during the night as temerature drops more than 12 degrees we were great!
Sevana City Hotel Kandy - Kandy - Building
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8.7 Excellent (2,087 reviews)
Overview Reviews
A stay at Sevana City Hotel Kandy places you in the heart of Kandy, within a 15-minute walk of Kandy Lake and Temple of the Tooth. Featured amenities include express check-in, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Hotel is in walking distance of the train and bus station; staff was very friendly; room was clean and air con worked very well; bed was really comfortable; bathroom and shower were ok - simple but sufficient; it is easy to get around in Kandy, either by walking or tuktuks that are waiting in front of the hotel
Cons: Pool is quite nice, but there are no deck chairs available; rooms are a bit dark; it is quite noisy if you leave the air con on over night and also in general you can hear people talking outside the room, so you might bring ear plugs
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Comfortable beds, good location, good pool, good staff
Cons: The smell in the bathroom was not good. The food in the restaurant was too expensive and not very good.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The location, pool and breakfast.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is an ACTUAL hotel with all the services you would come to expect from a normal hotel (incl. room service, laundry, etc.). The room is beautiful, modern, and comfortable!
Cons: For security reasons, the front doors are locked and caged shut overnight so if you’re planning on leaving early to go to sunrise puja at the tooth relic temple or come back late, make sure you communicate with the hotel staff the night before. I didn’t do that but luckily there was someone to help me out early in the morning. I would recommend that the hotel highlight the door hours to guests upon checking in.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great Location, Fantastic room
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location superb! Beautifully clean hotel! Gorgeous restaurant + rooftop pool! MAGNIFICENT STAFF
Cons: N/A
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Comfortable room, quite close to city centre and walkable to major attractions. Not too noisy even though on main road. Nice to have a pool in the heat.
Cons: Would have been nice if breakfast had been included. Also, more seating/space in pool area would be better. Wifi a bit patchy.
6.0 Good
Pros: Good location in the centre of Kandy. The room was okay. No breakfast included. Nice swimming pool in the roof top.
Cons: Small toilet, the room would benefit from some refurbishment, specially the toilet.
7.0 Good
Pros: Great rooftop pool and good food, one point of note is no alcohol is served. Room was basic but value for money but some discolouration on the bedding but could tell they were washed and clean
Cons: N/A
Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge - Kandy - Building
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8.9 Excellent (507 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge in Panwila, you'll be in the mountains, and 18.9 mi (30.4 km) from Kandy Lake and 18.9 mi (30.4 km) from Temple of the Tooth. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The cooking class was excellent
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Amazing sunrise views. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. The trek around the plantation was a great experience.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Scenery gorgeous..staff very helpful..
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: I liked everything it was beautiful
Cons: I don't like when staff start harassing me, acting friendly is something. I would like to come back but do not appreciate staff crossing their boundaries.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was literally amazing and worth the climbing all the way up !
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Superb place and the location is beautiful. I have no words to explain. Me and my husband had an amazing 1 night stay. Friendly staff
Cons: No bad comments
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved this glamping experience. Beatiful views.
Randholee Resort & Spa - Kandy - Pool
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7.9 Good (476 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Randholee Resort & Spa in Kandy, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Royal Botanical Garden and Kandy Lake. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Free valet parking is available onsite.
2.9 Mediocre
Pros: The breathtaking view from the infinity pool although it was dirty itself.
Cons: Room was filthy. Stains all over carpet had to move room because the bead sheet was covered in yellow stains. The head waiter in restaurant kept taking out plates before we had even finished our meals and asked for the money when we hadn’t even got our food yet. Food was basic to say the least . Menu had alcohol in room but they did not sell it when we asked anywhere on the premises
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Yes. Satisfied. All were perfectly arranged. Staff is friendly and warm hearted.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very beautiful hotel..... excellent view from the swimming pool....good food..and helpful staff.... really recommend this lovely hotel...!
Cons: Nothing..
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice room. Good staff.
Cons: Water pressure is not enough for bathing from the shover. No hot water.
7.1 Good
Pros: The view from the property is fantastic. Staff were very friendly and accommodating. The buffet breakfast was amazing and the pool was clean and well maintained.
Cons: The bed wasn’t super comfortable and the facilities advertised was definitely a draw card however upon using the squash and badminton there were only broken rackets and no squash balls. We did manage to have a game of badminton with broken rackets which was better than nothing. The first breakfast was very disappointing as the hotel was quite empty we had tea, fruit, scrambled eggs all of which was below average. The next day however was a full buffet breakfast which was a great, Western and Sri Lankan.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I loved the location and views
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing View, Excellent service, but the hotel is very difficult to find, if you don't have Google maps you will never find it.
Cons: Quality of the food was good, there was a few items not available/out of stock on the menu.
3.3 Mediocre
Pros: Good view.
Cons: One of the worst hotel experiences I have ever made. I have never had so uninterested hotel staff, who don't even try to meet a single customer request. I made a trip with my brother and a friend in Sri-lanka and we crossed Kandy. Therefore we decided to check into the Randholee Resort Hotel. We arrive late in night, at about 9pm, we though that there is still time for 30min. swimming, because the pool was open till 10pm. For check in we show 2 passports and the hotel staff say to us, that we can leave our baggaes in the 1st floor and we can take a seat in the ground floor's lounge. We got also refreshing tissues. So far so good. At this point, the struggles begins. After 25min. of waiting in the lounge, I asked at the reception if it is possible now to check in, cause we still have planned to go swimming till the pool is opened, and by reason of arriving really late, we were not really happy about the waiting time. I saw that our passports and the room key were already prepared laying on the reception desk, so I think that they have forget to tell us that we can check in. I was also looking for someone who can take the refreshing tissues, because we hold them for 25min. in our hands, waiting for someone who take the towels away or tell us that we can check in, really nice (sarcasm). We had a friendly hotel staff who show us the room, it was now about 9.30pm, after entering the room we realise that our baggages are still not here and I asked him, where are our baggages? He looked in the room and say to us, that they will bring us the baggages. So I think that they leave our baggages in 1st floor and forget them to bring them in our room while we are waiting in the lounge. Maybe next time you can say to your hotel guests that they can bring the baggages for their own in their rooms, I think thats much safer. So we waited again for the baggages, because our swimwear were in them -.- after another short 20min.
The Tourmaline - Kandy - Building
11
8.5 Excellent (552 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at The Tourmaline in Kandy, you'll be in the historical district, within a 10-minute drive of Kandy Lake and Bahirawakanda Vihara Buddha. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a train station pick-up service.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff was wonderful. Great view.
Cons: Location wasn't convenient. Much further from train station than expected. Can't get a tuktuk there.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Loved our Stay at Tourmaline. Very welcoming and courteous staff. Good breakfast Amazing Swimming pool And view of candy hills to die for This hotel is good value for money enjoyed every bit of our stay here
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendliness of the staff
Cons: There was no elevator. Breakfast options for vegetarians are extremely limited.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: All the staff did amazing job. Our house keeper saleem he did amazing job during our stay. Hopefully meet him again.
Cons: Water bottles price is very expensive
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Really lovely. The place to go if you want a proper fancy hotel experience. Great view, even from our ground floor room. Lovely big bed and good bathroom.
Cons: The area around the pool could do with a lick of paint.
6.7 Good
Pros: Nice and friendly staff Low price
Cons: Poor breakfast Old fashioned rooms Far away from city center
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Hospitality and staff behavior. Location Provided driver accommodation
Cons: Need more options in vegetarian food. Could have better blanket in the rooms.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Value for money Staff Location (If you have car)
Cons: Nothing
Kandy View Hotel - Kandy - Bedroom
12
7.6 Good (570 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at KANDY VIEW HOTEL in Kandy, you'll be in the historical district, a 5-minute drive from Kandy Lake and 9 minutes from Temple of the Tooth. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Good place to stay. Nice terrace and swimming pool. Amazing breakfast.
Cons: Hard to find
4.0 Okay
Cons: No towels, because we had a budgetroom.... Not very clean Cleaning lady asked me early in the morning to check out, so she could clean the room
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Lobby & surroundings.
Cons: Cleanliness of the room
5.0 Okay
Pros: Location was good, cafe and shop with in walking distance just a big walk up the hill. Good time to take a tuk tuk
Cons: The bed was very old and uncomfortable. Sheet provided on the mattress couldn’t be tucked in and woke sleeping on the mattress. I wasn’t expecting much but thought we would get a bed that was clean or covered so we didn’t have to sleep straight on the mattress. No choice with breakfast, probably better to eat breakfast out
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Views from the roof top restaurant
Cons: The pool looked dirty but was only there 1 day so hard to criticise to much
7.0 Good
Pros: The staff was good, very friendly. Helped us to get taxi to railway station
Cons: There was no water drain
Hotel Yo - Kandy - Building
13
8.5 Excellent (158 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Hotel Yo in Kandy, you'll be in the historical district, a 1-minute drive from Kandy Lake and 6 minutes from Temple of the Tooth. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
6.0 Good
Pros: We booked 2 rooms and stayed for 1 night. The road to the hotel is very narrow and bit scary. Location and the view from the hotel is good. Breakfast is not good. They offered only bread toast, jam, butter and fruits. At least for the money they charge they should have offered some standard breakfast like any other hotels. It was not worth for the money we paid.
6.0 Good
Pros: - friendly staff from reception helped us with taxi and transport to other city - quiet place
Cons: - horrible bathroom - used towels - terrible sheets for the extra bed - transparent curtains
4.6 Okay
Pros: They had hot water
Cons: They charge $8 for the breakfast which is alot considering the price of the room. I was not informed before hand that breakfast was not included and I only had toast and yogurt. They tried to charge me $8 for that and I profusely refused. I thought it was overpriced. Also the property is a little old
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Value for money Clean and comfortable Close to the traditional dance show
Cons: Difficult to reach without a vehicle
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was amazing staff, hospitality, services, the view was wow and it’s very clean. They are also very helpful people, no restaurant to go by walking, but it’s very easy to find transportation and they also have in the hotel and it’s very cheap
Cons: No elevator
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly staff. Good location. Decent room. All positive.
7.0 Good
Pros: The front of house staff were helpful particularly as we had several problems in the room to begin with. View from chalet was good
Cons: The chalet was noisy. Right beside the road into the hotel with tuk tuks going up and down all night. There was also noise from the main road that was v loud late at night and early morning too. The bathroom well, wasnt really separate from the rest of the room. Breakfast was poor - ordered food that never came and didn't have water on the first morning.

Best rooms in Kandy

Elegant Hotel - Kandy - Bedroom
1
9.2 Excellent (445 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Elegant Hotel in Udunuwara, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Suriyakantha Centre d'Art et de Culture and Embekke Temple. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services and a library. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Swimming pool, beautful scenery.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The hotel was classy, well run and staff were efficient but discreet. The standard of meals was high. The swimming pool was first-rate with spectacular views in both directions, one of which was towards Adam's Peak. The journey to Kandy town centre by tuk-tuk took about 20 minutes. Highlights in Kandy included the magnificent Peradeniya Botanic Gardens, an organic tea factory, the atmospheric Garrison Cemetery and its charming custodian, various temples and nature gardens, a fascinating elephant sculpture workshop and finally the monumental Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.
Cons: Everything met our expectations.
3.8 Mediocre
Cons: Though It has 9.3 ratings in booking.com it is not recomonded for locals. High charges for all the facilities and foodstuff. Published images are nice, but small garden. No places to walk along. Food was good. Portions are not enough for the charges. Not considerable consideration on locals. Room/ wash rooms were very small. I think 9.3 points are received from foreigners. I have experienced on very comfortable , calm and beautiful surroundings for charges lower than theirs. Staff was friendly but their rules and regulations are not matching with locals.
4.0 Okay
Pros: The views were very nice.. hotel is situated in a nice location.. spacious room..Quiet place off the city rush.. Special thanks for Mr. Supun and Mr. Buddhika of F & B for trying in their own ways to solve our grievances but unfortunately it was our third and last date there..a very little could be done at that time..but well done guys..atleast you were there to listen..
Cons: Once in the room after check in, we found that there was a large hair clip in one of the pillows which had strands of hair in it. It had not been checked or removed prior to releasing the room to us. Room needed better supervison by staff since the balcony door in the presidential suite we stayed in had a huge gap and was unlockable..when we asked a hk staff member mentioned all the other rooms are also the same and that they got the same complaint from the previous occupants of this room..its beyond me why they didnt put the room on out of order for repairing the defect instead of releasing the room to us.. It was very clear that Staff need better understanding on hospitality since they failed to understand our disappointment or address the concerns we raised. We felt our concerns were being avoided by them. We asked to speak to the hotel manager to let him know we are upset about few things thus far and was told he was on leave and couldn't be contacted. At the time of departure we got to know that room service menu at the room and the same menu at the reception has two different prices..thankfully we were thorough..there seems to be an obvious miscommunication between F& B and Front office which is not suitable for such a beautiful property..
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Wonderful hotel with beautiful views, they provide you absolutely everything you can need. We hope to come back soon
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very Beautiful area, very friendly staff
7.0 Good
Pros: Nice pool. Rooms spacious and clean. The restaurant on site had good food and nice view. Prices on the higher side compared to other places. We were able to do work on our computer but had to wait until next location to email. The staff very helpful
Cons: This is like a country hotel so in a very quiet location. Nothing around such as restaurants etc. All the prices are quoted in $ and they added 10% service charge to everything. Just horrendous WiFi. So if you need internet access do not go there. The location little hard to find.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The view was exceptional, food was great
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The beautiful surroundings, serenity, only natures sound, simply a gem! Thanks to all of you working to keep this place so special, we will come back for sure.
Galavilla Boutique Hotel & Spa - Kandy - Bedroom
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9.2 Excellent (378 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Galavilla Boutique Hotel & Spa in Gangawatakorale, you'll be 9.2 mi (14.7 km) from Kandy Lake and 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from Temple of the Tooth. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The stunning location and views. It's very remote but perfect for a relaxing couple of days. We also had a massage/facial which was probably the best we've ever had. All of the staff and manager, Pradeep, were lovely and very helpful.
Cons: If I'm being picky, the food wasn't the best we had on our trip and choice was limited, though breakfast was nice, especially the porridge!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely building with pool and botanical gardens set in 38 acres.
Cons: The unmade toad to get to it!
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Stunning location in the mountains. Very relaxing
Cons: It's a long way to the hotel down a very narrow bumpy road (2.5km) after a long journey from Kandy. Its actually a lot longer than the miles suggest on the website
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Outstanding location in the nature. Loved the ambiance and food was outstanding. Staff is very friendly. Beautiful gardens & Pool.
Cons: Loved everything. Just to mention: the road is difficult.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Service - Staff were amazing and very attentive. Breakfast - delicious and so much food! They give an option of amercian breakfast, sri lankan breakfast and a few others and you get fruit, breads, jams in addition. We had american which was pancakes with bacon, potatoes, beans, eggs etc. Rooms - we stayed in the 'Metal Room' which was beautiful. Each room is bespoke and individually designed. Room itself was huge with double doors and balcony with amazing view. Location - it is quite a distance from Kandy city centre (about 30-40 mins as the roads aren't the best and it is in the mountains), but this didn't bother us as we were happy to relax by the pool and eat their delicious food. We could have gone into the town if we liked. Facilities - the lounge / dining area if great for cocktails and relaxing in the evening. The pool is great and very quiet as the hotel only has about 10 rooms. There is a waterfall and a Jacuzzi.
Cons: Nothing
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Absolutely amazing hotel, in an idyllic spot.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful paradise in the mountains. Pool, yoga room, rooms, food and staff were all great!
Cons: -
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This place is truly amazing!! Look no further if you wish to stay in a beautiful, relaxing place in the Kandy area (approx 1 hour drive from Kandy). The staff is so kind, the rooms are very spacious and decorated beautifully and the garden is so lovely!! The food is also good! The massage I had was relaxing but nothing special. I am however not known with the Ayurveda techniques.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This is an amazing villa atop the mountains. The gardens and swing makes you want to stay for many days while the interior design is tasteful and rooms are super spacious. Our entire family loved this place and didn't want to leave. The staff are super friendly and professional. I highly recommend this place.
Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge - Kandy - Building
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8.9 Excellent (513 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge in Panwila, you'll be in the mountains, and 18.9 mi (30.4 km) from Kandy Lake and 18.9 mi (30.4 km) from Temple of the Tooth. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The cooking class was excellent
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Amazing sunrise views. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. The trek around the plantation was a great experience.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Scenery gorgeous..staff very helpful..
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: I liked everything it was beautiful
Cons: I don't like when staff start harassing me, acting friendly is something. I would like to come back but do not appreciate staff crossing their boundaries.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was literally amazing and worth the climbing all the way up !
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Superb place and the location is beautiful. I have no words to explain. Me and my husband had an amazing 1 night stay. Friendly staff
Cons: No bad comments
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved this glamping experience. Beatiful views.

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OZO Kandy Sri Lanka - Kandy - Bedroom
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8.8 Excellent (2,730 reviews)
Overview Reviews
A stay at OZO Kandy Sri Lanka places you in the heart of Kandy, within a 5-minute drive of Kandyan Art Association & Cultural Centre and Temple of the Tooth. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Free self parking is available onsite.
6.2 Good
Pros: Good location, decent breakfast, typically friendly Sri Lankan staff
Cons: Bad value for money, terrible WiFi, lots of rough edges.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: We only stayed for one night and the staff were lovely. The rooms were modern and clean. The balcony had a nice view and was high up. We saw the sacred tooth ceremony and had a nice meal in the hills near the hotel. All in all a lovely experience. Would recommend.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was very helpful and friendly. They helped us to get home during the COVID-19 crisis.
7.0 Good
Pros: Very close to town centre and lovely view over lake from our room. . Staff always keen to help and give advice.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: I liked the view from the balcony. Loved the beds and the bathroom. The lobby was amazing as well. However, I wish there was a small convenient store where you could buy some stuff. We did order room service, the food was okay but not the best I’ve had. In contrast, the breakfast was superb, loved it. Overall It was amazing and will come back
Cons: Nothing in particular
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff were very helpful, professional and friendly. Hotel location convenient. Roof top bar and pool was lovely way to cool down after a hot day In Kandy. The room’s view into Kandy Lake was beautiful.
Cons: Food could have been better.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Location was perfect. Service was excellent throughout hotel...and from Tour desk, Shashika and tour driver, Siri. Loved rooftop bar! Food choice and quality very good. Sunbeds very comfy. Highly recommended!
Cons: Not enough sunbeds. Wine expensive.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The rooftop lounge was a great place to chill at the end of the day. They even serve food. The breakfast buffet was amazing. Everything was clean and modern design.
Cons: Nothing
Thilanka Hotel - Kandy - Building
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8.1 Excellent (1,871 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Thilanka Hotel in Kandy, you'll be in a shopping district, within a 15-minute walk of Temple of the Tooth and Kandy Lake. Featured amenities include a computer station, express check-in, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
7.9 Good
Pros: Great location and big rooms. Buffet had a good offering of local and western food.
Cons: The staff are very friendly and super welcoming but do like to hover over your table which can be uncomfortable. The building work is also really annoying and couldn’t sit out on balcony because of the noise.
7.5 Good
Pros: Lovely food, big and fresh selection. Nice dining room with a view. Good location in walking distance to the temple and the city centre.
Cons: Due to construction works directly next to the pool there is hardly any space, very little view and a lot of noise. Once this will be finished I can imagine it being very nice again.
6.7 Good
Pros: Swimming pool facilities were good. Staff were helpful and the food was good (on the a la carte). Comfortable driver accommodation available too which was good.
Cons: We were ‘upgraded’ which was lovely but the room was quite dated. It was clearly once a very opulent room but could do with now updating.
7.5 Good
Pros: Tip 1: Lion Lager beer is nice, Tip 2: Dont do a number two in the toilet, it hardly flushes away. Tip 3: keep the balcony door closed because of the monkeys
Cons: Nothing :)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: .
Cons: Nothing
7.5 Good
Pros: The food was excellent. The breakfast was great
7.1 Good
Pros: Restaurant and view
Cons: No tissue in the room
7.0 Good
Pros: Location is good, near main sights, and a couple of well rated bar restaurant, and cafes
Cons: Very noisy humming HVAC system in my original too, so had to move to a room that was not as up to date as the previous, and seemed like it had not had anyone stay in them for some time. Staff were good with resolving the issue quickly. WiFi was sketchy and hit and miss in rooms
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was efficient and genuinely friendly
Cons: Hotel could use an update and needs to have a gym.
Hotel Suisse - Kandy - Pool
3
8.0 Excellent (1,923 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Kandy, Hotel Suisse is in the historical district, within a 10-minute drive of Udawatta Kele Sanctuary and Royal Palace of Kandy. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. This hotel has 3 meeting rooms available for events. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Nothing
Cons: Even if the building is very hold could be better for guest. Lift all time failed , 4 floor by stairs, restaurant very dirty, tables towels chairs, plates dirty. Foods not so good and every one know when is dirty even good food the taste is not same! So avoid this hotel!!
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything else...
Cons: The money is missed from our room when we were on breakfast. When that's happend we didn' t sure that we maybe lost money somewhere else, but later we figured out that' s 100% happened in Suisse hotel. I cannot imagine that we stay longer there what will ne happened...
4.6 Okay
Pros: The staff is very good. We were given wrong rooms. Booked 2 deluxe rooms. And what we got was 1 deluxe and 1 standard room. We immediately asked for it to be corrected. Since there wasn’t any deluxe room available, the manager upgraded us to two super deluxe rooms. Unfortunately our issues didn’t end there
Cons: We were given the wrong rooms. Got upgraded to two super deluxe rooms. However my parents room: the AC wouldn’t turn off, the safe wouldn’t shut and every time we’d even so much as open the wardrobe, the alarm on the safe would go off and there was no proper water flow from the shower In our room: the electric fuse tripped twice. The phone didn’t work and the AC stopped working in the middle of the night.. so we were subjected to a room of 30 degrees. Needless to say, the hotel has soo much potential but is not well maintained. It’s old and run down... even the rooms... The food is average. There are monkeys who try to enter the room from the balcony.. do balcony is inaccessible... Can be avoided.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: This is an old colonial hotel in the Kandy center with a colonial atmosphere. Very tasty breakfast and dinner, close to the city center.
Cons: The rooms need to be refurbished, but good enough to spend 2-3 days.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: I loved this hotel- a superb building-grand colonial living at a very reasonable price- perfect location great breakfast staff excellent- there’s no reason not to choose this place - go for it
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Step back in time in this lovely hotel. The public areas were a real treat and the staff very attentive. We didnt use the pool but it looked very nice. Nice buffet in the evening if a tad expensive. Brilliant location for visiting Kandy. Only a level ten minutes stroll on the lake path to the temple of the tooth.
Cons: The BBQ element of the buffet was disappointing.
6.0 Good
Pros: Staff support in restaurant
Cons: Cleanliness outdoor environment No speed connection of internet
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was a little old fashioned with the windows onto the hall and we had a screaming baby . The pool was great but the tiles where a little dirty it needs to be updated around the pool area breakfast was wonderful and the lovely smiley young man who made the omelette was so efficient and nice . The location was fantastic the wild life around the lake was really fun .
Cons: The crows dive bombing you in the swimming pool and as I said great location but the pool area need up dating
6.8 Good
Pros: Breakfast was 3 *. Dinner was 4* . Elevator was from world war 2 era.
Kandy City Hotel By Earl's - Kandy - Bedroom
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7.8 Good (1,081 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Kandy City Hotel by Earl's, you'll be centrally located in Kandy, just a 4-minute walk from Kandy Lake and 9 minutes by foot from Temple of the Tooth. Featured amenities include express check-in, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The location is good, can reach main sightseeing points by foot. The staff is friendly.
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: It’s close to all attractions
Cons: The pictures must be 20 years old because the hotel room was nothing like as on the pictures! They even asked me to pay when I just arrived and not even seen the room!!! The walls were dirty, scratches on the floor from the bed and bathroom also not so clean. The room itself was very humid. We had one morning the breakfast and it’s better when you get something outside. They didn’t renew something (e.g. cheese) and you could tell it’s simple (jam was very strong coloured). Wouldn’t recommend it although it’s very close to all attractions in Kandy.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Helpful staff. Our tour driver cancelled (booked in London and completely separate to hotel) due to Coronovirus. Norshan (sorry if I got name wrong) from the reception arranged a car for the day to take us up to tea plantation and back. Breakfast good selection. Very good location and helpful staff.
Cons: Not much to dislike.
7.0 Good
Pros: The location of the hotel is is exactly in heart of the city. Not so fare from the main attraction Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and the lake. Many shops in the vicinity of the hotel. Good and cheap draft local beer in the restaurant of the hotel (ground floor), is not easy find the alkohol shop in the city. Breakfast - not so many choices of the food.The furniture and rooms need refreshment.
Cons: Because of the vicinity the street to the hotel, there is a little be street noise, especially early morning. Prepare for the night ear plugs if you want to sleep longer and well.
6.0 Good
Pros: Value for money and location is convenient
Cons: Dinner was arranged in a pub since I got my son who is 6 months old we had to dine in the room
8.0 Excellent
Pros: If you wish value for money for a night stay in Kandy City to explore the history and culture. Classic and steps to local shopping.