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“One of the oldest hotels in Kandy”
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Hotel Thilanka
Ranked #12 of 56 Hotels in Kandy
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Hotel Thilanka, located just outside the Kandy town bordered one side by the Udawatta Kele (jungle) is one of the oldest hotels in Kandy. However, it has all the modern facilities and the view, especially form the pool side is breathtaking.

Stayed: March 2016
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

The Thilanka Hotel is set on a hillside overlooking the lake in Kandy. Its location means that it is generally quiet. The décor is more classical than in modern traditional hotels, which was very pleasant. The rooms were tastefully furnished and very comfortable.
We dined in the restaurant, which had a good selection of dishes at the buffet but also had an extensive range of food on the a la carte menu.
The staff were very helpful and accommodating. Our stay was enjoyable.

Room Tip: A room overlooking the lake is preferable
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  • Stayed: February 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thilankah, Web Sales Executive at Hotel Thilanka, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2016

Dear Guest,

While thanking you for choosing Hotel Thilanka in your visit to Sri Lanka, we do highly appreciate your comment regarding the hotel and also we hope you will visit us again in your next visit to Sri Lanka, where you will be pampered even more with more facilities and services at Hotel Thilanka -Kandy.

Thanking you once again,
Management and Staff of Hotel Thilanka.

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Reviewed 7 March 2016

Whilst the room was ok it was a bit tired but it was just a place to sleep, get washed and changed etc. so not a problem. The food was ok but as always the buffet english breakfast food was barely warm - otherwise the food was acceptable. The staff were excellent and very helpful and obliging.

Room Tip: Keep your windows closed to avoid marauding monkeys!!
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  • Stayed: February 2016, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank CyprusJudge
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Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Had two dinner gatherings with friends on two occasions recently. The staff, from the GM downwards, were very helpful and accommodating for our needs. Had quite a good time, and a very generous spread to finish off the evening. Would recommend to a friend without any hesitation.

Stayed: February 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

I have visited Thilanka numerous times and it has become my favourite place to stay in Kandy. The hotel is located in a hill right above the lake vith a wonderful view of the whole city including the Temple of the Tooth (Dalada Maligawa). The place is absolutely peaceful and you feel so relaxed. They offer economical rooms with excellent room service. The staff is so well trained compared to most Sri lankan hotels. Even thought the hotel is a three star I belive they are almost a four star hotel when considered the room standards, service, food and all other facilities including a nice bar, pool and a spa. They offer very convenient laundry service which is so helpful when I stay longer in Kandy. Most of all I have to commend them on their buffet. I don't think any other hotel in Kandy offers that kind of a variety with a taste to remember. The chef there is so good and the Srilankan cuisine there is to die for. You should try their Srilanka breakfast !!! The lobby, reception and the room interiors are so well done with a true touch of Kandy heritage and informative captions on some unique exhibits and picture collection. The staff is so friendly and will help you with any of your requests to ensure your stay is comfortable and memorable. If you are visiting Kandy I highly recommend you consider Thilanka as your choice of stay. They are on Agoda and other booking sites as well and offer great discount rates. Try it out and you will not regret it at all !

Stayed: February 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thilankah, Web Sales Executive at Hotel Thilanka, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2016

Dear Guest,

While thanking you for choosing Hotel Thilanka in your visit to Sri Lanka, we do highly appreciate your comment regarding the hotel and also we hope you will visit us again in your next visit to Sri Lanka, where you will be pampered even more with more facilities and services at Hotel Thilanka -Kandy.

Thanking you once again,
Management and Staff of Hotel Thilanka.

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Additional Information about Hotel Thilanka

Address: 3 Sangamitta Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Kandy
#6 Luxury Hotel in Kandy
#7 Family Hotel in Kandy
Price Range: RM328 - RM744 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Thilanka 4*
Number of rooms: 94
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