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Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 25 November 2014

Not a bad hotel for the price, but don't use the guys at the tour desk to organise anything. I asked how much for a round of golf and got quoted $140 USD. I went online and it was $70 USD a round. I then asked how much for a vehicle to Colombo airport and got quoted 9000 rupee. I... More 

Thank Aaron G
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 22 November 2014

One of Sri Lanka’s iconic historic hotels which was established in 1844. This is a British colonial type hotel with some similarities to Gall Face Hotel in Colombo Sri Lanka. Great place if you wish to spend more time in the Temple of Tooth Relic, visit museums and other ancient places in and around Kandy city. Excellent hospitality received from... More 

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Reviewed 22 November 2014

I was in srilanka 9 days , i used travel with that royce tours @ queens hotel.there are best people and also royce staff are very decent people.. i recommend there services to all travelers in srilanka

Thank Sanjaya R
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

The Queen's belongs to the same company as the Galle Face in Colombo and the atmosphere is distinctly olde worlde; Victorian fittings and furniture, polished wooden floors and attentive service. It could probably do with a good renovation to bring it up to the same standard as the Galle Face, everything is a bit rickety and faded but it has... More 

Thank sheikinallover
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 November 2014 via mobile

Excellent with nice atmosphre and serviceminded staff. Located by the Kandy lake and the buddish temple with the sacred tooth cross the street. We stayed for 3 nights in a lovely big room with a balcony overview the lake.

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Port Fairy, Australia
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Reviewed 15 November 2014 via mobile

Great location, great value, heritage hotel. Lots of bad reviews of this hotel, but found our room excellent after a real dump the night before. Our room was on first floor of main building and may have been better than other rooms reviewed. Very comfortable bed. Central location and able to walk to nearby attractions.

1 Thank GeoffArn
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 11 November 2014

Not that you cannot have a decent meal anywhere else but this place is very good for the location is a sort of four-star place, white tablecloth and seems to me that is an upscale place to go and eat yes it is expensive but sometimes you just want to go away and spend some time in a quiet place... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 30 October 2014

I was looking forward to a sty in this place, but that was probably the biggest mistake. The building is incredible piece of colonial architecture, and the location couldn´t be possibly better, but that is it. The interior is just old and as the house is loosing its glamour, so is the staff losing its enthusiasm. Such a shame! Bathroom... More 

1 Thank Aradhel
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Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

The hotel is very impressive as a piece of grand colonial architecture, but in horrible need of renovations & modernizing into the 21st century. Many electrical appliances do not function like air-conditioners & ceiling-fans. The windows don't shut properly & the ancient doors have gaping cracks due to being hung crookedly. The front office manager was extremely insulting to me... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 25 October 2014

We stayed at the Queens Hotel in August to see the Perahera. Our Travel Agent had booked us here due to the convenience to the Perahera at a huge cost (USD300 per night + USD300 for Perahera tickets). Sadly, from the moment we arrived it was a huge disappointment. It is such a grand hotel but it seems the current... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
WELCOME TO QUEEN'S HOTEL One of Sri Lanka's iconic historic hotels, Queen's Hotel, situated in the heart of Kandy, faces the beautiful splendid surroundings alongside the Kandy Lake. With a history of over 160 years The Queen's Hotel is a 90 room British Colonial style luxury hotel. This former Governor's residence is one of the oldest hotels in Sri Lanka which is managed by the Ceylon Hotels Corporation. What's momentous about Queen's Hotel is that it is situated in Kandy, where the world prominent "Temple of the Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha" is. Every country has its pageants and festivals and so does Kandy which has the world famous "Kandy Esala Perahera Pageant" which is held annually. This pageant proceeds along side the Queen's Hotel's East & West wings, providing the most magnificent viewing facilities for the guests who patronize the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Queen's Hotel

Address: Dalada Street | Central, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: RM348 - RM630 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Queen's Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 90
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“First floor rooms have an adjacent balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles , 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room on the main street, which is very busy and noisy”
 of 5 bubbles Iojik, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms to rear overlooking pool would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles TravellingBertie, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Front corner if you are not too fussy about noise. Looking across the Lake & The Buddhist Temple.”
 of 5 bubbles Tublu44, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms of he hotel are with city view or Temple view. Suggest city view for tourists and temple view for pilgrims.”
 of 5 bubbles eanns, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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