Thilanka Hotel - Kandy

03 Sangamitha Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka, 20044  show map
 3 stars
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Thilanka Hotel - Kandy

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Welcome drink

Cafe

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

The spectacular Thilanka Hotel is rated 3 stars and offers luxury accommodation overlooking Kandy Lake.

Thilanka Hotel is also minutes away from National Museum Kandy, Peradeniya Botanical Gardens and Kandyan Art Association & Cultural Centre. It is about 2 km away from the center of Kandy.

New Ranweli Spice Garden is 5.0 km from the hotel and Tea Museum is 2.9 km away.

Guests can reach Thilanka Hotel by car from Mawella Lagoon airport in 55 minutes.

Rooms

This property comprises 87 rooms featuring royal junior suite, deluxe double room and standard twin room with a balcony, climate control, satellite TV, a minibar and a work desk. Some rooms overlook the forest. Room facilities include coffee/tea makers, an electric kettle and a dishwasher as well as luxury linens and foam pillows.

Eat & Drink

There is a restaurant serving fusion dishes on site. Hot and cold drinks are offered in the music bar. Guests can wine and dine at Slightly Chilled Lounge and History Restaurant, located in the neighborhood.

Services

Such business facilities as a conference room, a business center and a photocopier are also available on site.

Relax

A playroom, cribs and a pool are provided for guests with children. Sport facilities include golf, table tennis and darts.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   87.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Boutiques
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Table tennis

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's buffet
  • Children's pool
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Lake view
  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

03 Sangamitha Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka, 20044

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City Center
  • Kandy
    4000 ft
Airports
  • Mawella Lagoon (DIW)
    33.1 mi
  • Sigiriya Slaf Base (GIU)
    46.1 mi
Train Stations
  • Kandy railway station
    1.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Slightly Chilled Lounge (Bamboo Garden) (cuisine: European, Chinese, Szechuan)
    300 ft
  • History Restaurant
    500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    87

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Rooms and availability

Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
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Deluxe Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed
Size: 485 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Deluxe Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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      Royal Junior Suite
      Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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        Deluxe Family Room
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          Deluxe Family Suite
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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Thilanka Hotel - Kandy Kandy location
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              Hotel Address:

              03 Sangamitha Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka, 20044

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Kandy
                4000 ft
              Airports
              • Mawella Lagoon (DIW)
                33.1 mi
              • Sigiriya Slaf Base (GIU)
                46.1 mi
              Train Stations
              • Kandy railway station
                1.0 mi
              Restaurants
              • Slightly Chilled Lounge (Bamboo Garden) (cuisine: European, Chinese, Szechuan)
                300 ft
              • History Restaurant
                500 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Number of rooms:
                87

              Hotel Awards

              Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKandyThilanka

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Spa Hotels in Sri Lanka

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              Thilanka Location

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              What's nearby

              Popular areas

              • City Center - 3700 ft
              • Kandy Lake - 1.2 mi

              Train stations

              • Kandy railway station - 5000 ft

              Shopping areas

              • Kandy City Center Shopping Mall - 3000 ft

              Monuments and Landmarks

              • British Garrison Cemetery - 1000 ft
              • National Museum - 1400 ft
              • Sri Dalada Maligawa - 1700 ft
              • Kandy View Point - 2000 ft
              • Kandy Clock Tower - 4000 ft
              • Bahirawakanda Vihara Buddha Statue - 1.1 mi
              • Kandy Central Hospital - 1.7 mi
              • Kandy Pogolla Reservoir - 2.1 mi

              Stadiums

              • Bogambara Stadium - 3700 ft
              • Asgiriya Stadium - 1.0 mi

              Museums

              • Kandyan Art Association & Cultural Centre - 1000 ft
              • Kandy Museum - 1400 ft
              • Ceylon Tea Museum - 1.8 mi

              Parks

              • Udawatta Kele Sanctuary - 3000 ft
              • Royal Palace Park - 3000 ft

              Public parking

              • Lakeside Adventist Hospital - 1400 ft
              • Temple of Tooth Relic - 1700 ft

              Local attractions

              • Tea Museum - 1.8 mi
                Hantana, Kandy
              • Lankatilaka Temple - 8.2 mi
                Gadaldeniya Rd, Kandy
              • New Ranweli Spice Garden - 3.1 mi
                Gannoruwa Kandy, Kandy

              Near the hotel

              • Peradeniya Botanical Gardens - 1400 ft
                Kandy, Sri Lanka, Kandy
              • Temple of the Tooth - 1900 ft
                Palace Square, Kandy
              • Maha Vishnu Devalaya - 2400 ft
                Temple Square, Kandy
              • Temple of the Gadaladenia - 3100 ft
              • National Museum Kandy - 1500 ft
                National Museum, Kandy, Central Province, Kandy
              • Natha Devale - 2200 ft
                Temple Square 20000, Kandy
              • Kandy Lake - 2900 ft
                Centre of Kandy City, Kandy

              Restaurants nearby

              • Slightly Chilled Lounge (Bamboo Garden) - 300 ft

                Address: No 29a,Anagarika
                Phone: 0812238267

                73% likes this, based on 323 reviews
                Cuisine: European, Chinese, Szechuan
                Price Range: USD 5 - USD 11

              • Queens Hotel - 1300 ft

                Address: 4, Dalada Veediya

                55% likes this, based on 75 reviews
                Cuisine: Healthy

              • Pizza Hut - 2800 ft

                Address: D.S Senanayake Veediya

                53% likes this, based on 143 reviews

              • History Restaurant - 500 ft

                Address: 27A Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha
                Phone: (081) 220 2109

              • Delight Bakers & Sweet House - 1300 ft

                Address: Dalada Vidiya

                76% likes this, based on 47 reviews

              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Number of rooms:
                87

              Hotel Awards

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              Thilanka Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Thilanka

              Average guest rating

              7.8out of 10
              Fabulous
              Based on 32 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Location
              8.5
              Value
              6.6
              Rooms
              7.8

              Guest reviews

              • Older travelers
                4.6

                The staff are generally very good and try to do their best.

                This is one of the worst hotels we have ever stayed at. It is dirty, run down, very badly maintained and extremely poor value for money.

              • Family with children
                8.2

                we needed extra beds for our young children and they were fast to respond. Area for the restaurant very pleasant, open.

              • Family with children
                4.6

                Beautiful setting.

                We only stayed one night of our 4 nights booked. I have stayed at Thilanka twice before in years past but standards have slipped dramatically in the intervening years. Maintenance is the main problem - rusting railings, dirty walls, mottled ceilings - these are all things that might be easily fixed but they were bad enough that we wanted to leave immediately. Also, wireless was expected. The computer had 1 computer that did not work.

              • Older travelers
                7.4

                Views from the bedrooms. Spacious feel

                Fabric, linen etc all seemed a bit tired

              • Family with children
                9.2

                The Location,hotel staff and the great location of spa center.

              • Couple
                5.8

                close to tourist destinations like the Tooth Relic Temple and the lake

                Although the hotel was of an old artisitic type, it was over priced and they need to rethink of the charges

              • Family with children
                7.4

                the location is really perfect

                alot of missing items at the room and we had to request it ,hotel is old and need some renew for the rooms and the facility.

              • Couple
                9.6

                view is wonderful may be the best hotel in the area kandy, love the decoration, they upgrade us to suite for free. we recommend it.

                breakfast is not so good most Asian style.

              • Family with children
                9.6

                I liked the room location since the view was excellent and fully ventilated with fresh air and light.

                The food was mostly srilankan I would suggest they should offer indian foods also in their buffet

              • Couple
                7.4

                The best thing is our room wiev. to who will stay at this hotel , try to arrange room no: 960, you love IT...also location of the hotel is very good

                Tv channels.. there are only 4 local channels and there is no international one.

              • Family with children
                7.8

                Staff are excellent. Stunning views of the whole lake town. Clean rooms. Good location.

                Shower to weak. F&B can be improved further with more variety and cuisine

              • Group of friends
                6.2

                The hotel is located well--close to downtown Kandy, but far enough away so that one doesn't have to put up with noise and noxious vehicle fumes.

                The staff are not particularly helpful and the quality of the food has declined significantly since the last time I stayed in this hotel--ten years ago.

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Thilanka Hotel - Kandy Kandy location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              03 Sangamitha Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka, 20044

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Kandy
                4000 ft
              Airports
              • Mawella Lagoon (DIW)
                33.1 mi
              • Sigiriya Slaf Base (GIU)
                46.1 mi
              Train Stations
              • Kandy railway station
                1.0 mi
              Restaurants
              • Slightly Chilled Lounge (Bamboo Garden) (cuisine: European, Chinese, Szechuan)
                300 ft
              • History Restaurant
                500 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Number of rooms:
                87

              Hotel Awards

              Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKandyThilanka

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Spa Hotels in Sri Lanka

              Use Badge