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Tourmaline Hotel

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#18 of 54 Hotels in Kandy
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

very short 1 night stay in the hotel with the family but we enjoyed. good view but not excellent as Topaz ( sister hotel) , spacious rooms, comfortable beds and clean bathrooms. it gives you 5 star luxury for a reasonable rate other than the food spread. food taste was good but spread was very limited. pool is at a...

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Cheshire, England
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at the Tourmaline for three nights while visiting Kandy. The hotel is at the top of a hill after a tortuous drive up the winding roads from the city so walking is not practicable but the views from our room made it worthwhile. There is a comfortable reception area with numerous sofas and the front desk staff are...

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Thank Zeusco
Newcastle, England
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't let the part about the slow reception service put you off. Food was fantastic and service in the restaurant was amazing. (only let down, our driver became impatient because we were waiting on reception to sort something) Great Hotel with Great Views

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Thank Camos07
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got the suite and I have to admit, that the room was incredible, huge dinning room/lounge, separate bedroom, spacious bathroom with private jacuzzi and BREATHTAKING VIEWS over the nature around Kandy! Staff was very helpful and nice, made us feel very welcome. The pool and the whole garden area around the hotel is very nice. Just remember, you have...

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Thank Martina U
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This hotel is situated a long way from the centre so not ideal if you want to wander around. Set high on a hill here are good views from rooms and the restaurant. The food here was reasonable priced but not the best. For the whole of the time we spent in Sri Lanka this was the only place where...

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Thank Visaman1
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Stay over long rime ago. So things got have changed a lot. But still wanna share the experience. Good food. I mean really really good food. Had the meals there 4,5 times form 2008 to 2010. It was good all the time. Rooms are clean and in good condition. Staff is good an dvery friendly. Definitely wanna visit soon. Looking...

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Thank Michael M
Coulsdon, Chipstead, Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2017

A new looking but featureless concrete hotel with excellent views over the valley but it is a long steep and tortuous journey up from the town that must be avoided at school opening and closing times due to the traffic. Big room but you had to climb into the bath for a shower through ridiculous plastic curtains and the shampoo...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Comfortable and clean accommodation. Amiable and willing staff. No significant shortcomings. Well run hotel. Not far from the theatre that hosts traditional cultural song and dance performances. Free wifi and a pool.

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Thank Dornick
United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Traffic in Kandy is problematic at the best of times, and the hill-climb to the Tourmaline and its twin Topaz hotel additionally necesitates a shuttle bus - even small tour buses cannot manage. The swimming pool is at the Topaz, but a short walk/climb from both, and the attendant with the towels not always present. Restaurant indifferent, rooms a bit...

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Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Our tour company booked this hotel on our behalf. We were upgraded to the "Presidential Suite," which was really nice and spacious (had a jacuzzi tub). Unfortunately, we didn't get to enjoy all of the hotel amenities. Would have been nice to use the pool! Great location and friendly staff. Beautiful view. The breakfast buffet was good (fruit, eggs, etc).

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Dear Reviewer, Thank you for posting review on trip advisor about your experience at The Tourmaline. We are thrilled to learn that you enjoyed your stay and that we succeeded to make your stay a true memorable one. we have shared your comments with the team, so that they are aware of their contribution in helping to satisfy you and...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Refurbished in 2009, Hotel Tourmaline has evolved over the years to portray a resort lifestyle that caters to the discerning traveler. With painstaking attention to detail—from its elegant exterior, cuisine and ambience, the hotel is ideal for both the business as well as leisure traveler. The natural scenic beauty that surrounds the hotel creates the perfect relaxing atmosphere to help you unwind and enjoy the many modern amenities that make your stay a memorable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tourmaline Hotel

Address: Aniwatte, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
Price Range: $51 - $401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tourmaline Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Kandy
#6 Spa Hotel in Kandy
#9 Romantic Hotel in Kandy
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“Get a room with a view over the valley”
Zeusco, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“definitely book the rooms on the other side of the hotel to get the best views on the forest over Kandy; the suite is incredible”
martinaurbanova, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“otel is too old you can bring your hair dryer.”
musatafa_, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Deluxe rooms have decent view of the hill”
rahul46329, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Nothing I can say, I think they were all tired looking.”
PaulN256, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
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