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Majestic Tourist Hotel

83 / 40 Ampitiya Rd | at the end of Kandy Lake, Kandy 20001, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #16 of 46 hotels in Kandy
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great hotel with a friendly staff, we really had a pleasant stay at Majestic Hotel. Location is good, in a quiet place and the room was clean, with a balcony and an amazing view. Moreover, the food in the restaurant was delicious, we ordered traditional dishes it was homemade and very tasty.

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Mossley, England, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I booked a dorm room but since we are in low season in Sri Lanka and I would have been on my own the owner upgraded me to a double room for free. The bed costs 1800lkr which is good value for a nice clean hotel with brilliant views. Not far from the Centre (TUKTUK of around 250lkr £1/$1.5) Please... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Very clean spacious rooms. Breakfast was great on a terrace with a beautiful view. The owner was very helpful and helped us with getting our next bus. The hotel is walkable from the centre of town or a cheap tuk tuk when dark and close to the lake. Wifi wasn't the best. Would highly recommend.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

It's alright! The staff are friendly and helpful and it is a nice place to stay. It's on the cheaper side of Kandy and is on the outskirts, but it is walkable if you want to head down to the lake. The hotel has a tuktuk you can hire which is cheap, and they are good at hiring cars for... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

First stop in Sri Lanka from the airport and checked in with a smile at 3am, Family run and very helpful with info and any requests. Food was excellent. Curry and rice good as any. Great view from the roof and lovely walk downhill and then by the lake into Kandy. Rooms clean and OK. Good value.

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Mirissa, Sri Lanka
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

Amazing views from our room and the roof top restaurant. It appeared that they were lacking in staff though. We couldnt check in for some time as there was no staff around and breakfast also took a while. It appeared that there was only the manager and one staff member running the quite large hotel. Although, I must add that... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I stayed here with 2 friends for 3 nights. The room was basic but clean and with everything you need. What really makes this hotel though is the owners. Joseph and Kumari are 2 of the most welcoming and helpful people I have met when travelling. Kumari drew up an itinerary for us for a day out. She took us... More

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Tokyo, Japan
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I was traveling with my friends and our driver messed up our plans by taking us to the hotel even though we were supposed to go to the hotel another day. We arrived around 1AM and everyone was sleeping already. While we were sitting in the car feeling confused, the driver started waking the hotel staff up. We felt really... More

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Rome, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We very much enjoyed taking breakfast on the terrasse with a beautiful view. Nice breakfast (even though the jam could be improved). Nice dinner cooked by the owners. They were also very friendly and gave a lot of good advice and gave us occasionally a lift to town. Good Wifi, also in rooms on last floor. Once we got an... More

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Toulouse, France
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We had a wonderful stay in this hotel. The family running the place is very kind, they will do everything to help you with your stay in Kandy (provide taxi driver, advices....). The rooms are very big, new and clean. The food is incredible ! Even if it located a bit far from the center (max 10 minutes in tuktuk... More

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Address: 83 / 40 Ampitiya Rd | at the end of Kandy Lake, Kandy 20001, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Kandy
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The Majestic Tourist Hotel is located in a quiet, clean area within the Kandy city limit, over-looking rain forest and beautiful mountains. We are one and half km from the city center. We have 20 rooms with attach bath, hot/cold water, some of them have balcony and a/c ( a/c on add charge ) we are approved by *Sri Lanka Tourist Board as **A** Grade. Walking distance to Temple of Tooth, Kandyan Dancing Hall and Ayurveda center etc. Free Breakfast, Free Pick up from Kandy City on arrival, also we do Tours and Airport pick-up for very reasonable rates. Roof Top Restaurant over-looking Kandy Lake. ... more   less 
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