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Hotel Thilanka

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I only stayed here for one night, unfortunately. The staff was amazing - it was pouring down rain and there was an attendant at every entry/exit with an umbrella for the guests. The pool is lovely - I wish I had the chance to swim in it, but with the rain, I didn't get the chance. The room was lovely,...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is just on the edge of the city and Udawatakele Sanctuary and easy walking distance to Temple of the Tooth. If you are visiting Udawatakele Sanctuary continue walking up the hill the hotel is built on and you can enter that way instead of walking all over the city and back through on return like we did. The...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for one night only. Modern rooms with views over Kandy. Nicely decorated rooms. Hot water was a bit hit and miss but other than good room. Had dinner in the restaurant which was good and also good breakfast. Breakfast food more Sri Lankan then dinner. Plenty of monkeys about!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for 3 nights whilst in Kandy. Breakfast was always nice, a good choice of food with freshly cooked omlettes and waffles/pancakes. The bar had amazing views over Kandy as did the balcony in our room. Also, beware of the monkeys!! They are sneaky! Nabbed my water bottle whilst I was having a cigarette on the balcony. All staff were...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice hotel with a great view of Kandy Lake. The staff are warm and welcoming and the breakfast was plentiful and delicious. The rooms are clean n well decorated with huge bathrooms. I would recommend this hotel highly. I wish I could have stayed longer. The downside is the poor Wifi access.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice big clean rooms. Nice bar with a great view - we had a lovely light lunch and drinks overlooking Kandy. Also enjoyed the pool. I think a lot of groups stays here but they are all out during the day therefore no one at the pool which was nice. Restaurant buffet for dinner and breakfast but most probably...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thilanka is situated in the town so its strategic. I have no complaints about the hotel but nothing outstanding as well. It's a decent hotel to stay. Food was decent with variety. Hotel staff were helpful.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thilanka, Kandy was a revelation. Superb views of the town and within walking distance to the shops and markets. The rooms were good too, although a leaky A/C duct had left a puddle before we entered... which was attended to, immediately. My husband who was down with a cold was comforted with some medicine by Thomas, a concerned staffer. The...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good property. It doesnt have any great scenic views from its rooms though. The rooms too were quite average. We stayed for two nights..The food was good and they have courteous staff. We faced a problem while communicating with the staff at times as they weren't very conversant with English. That apart it was a good stay...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were polite and friendly. The hotel was clean and the rooms were spacious. The buffet dinner and breakfast were delicious. There was an amazing variety of food. The live band in the evening definitely added to the good vibe.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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Additional Information about Hotel Thilanka

Address: 3 Sangamitta Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: $122 - $467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Thilanka 3.5*
Number of rooms: 94
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Thilanka Hotel Kandy
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#5 Spa Hotel in Kandy
#12 Family Hotel in Kandy
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“Ask to have a view from the back so you can look at the city.”
 of 5 bubbles KendrasReviews, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe rooms have the best view of the city, lake and mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles stacy_m24, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“This hotel appeared to have been added onto a few times. Unsure what is a good room and what is not.”
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  • Come on monkey, I dare ya.
 of 5 bubbles dswslc, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms over looking the lake from their balconies have a superb view.”
 of 5 bubbles 650kellier, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cant remember the room number but it overlooked the pool and the lake, so ask for one of these!”
 of 5 bubbles karenhV3293XI, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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