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Theva Residency

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   11 / B5 / 10 - 1, 6th Lane | off Upper Tank Rd, off Circular 2 Rd, Hantanna, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #10 of 47 hotels in Kandy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A small hotel with attentive staff. We stayed in suite no.1 which has fantastic views; but this place is a curate's egg in being good in parts. e.g. It was surprising to find a high end boutique hotel that didn't cater for modern technology. Although there was free wifi, there was only one electric plug and that was for the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to stay at this devine hotel. Booked this place on the advise of Trip Advisor, and WAS NOT disappointed. The hotel is stunning, rooms devine, modern, clean, funky artefacts, staff so very accommodating, Russell, Sudijth, and all the staff were so helpful, Sri Lankan food so authentic, breakfast awesome, view amazing, Would highly recommend this place to... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think you would find it extremely difficult to find a better hotel in the kandy area. Staff are amazing. Rooms are very well appointed. Food is consistently five star. Hanging out of an infinity pool clinging to the side of a mountain..Once in a lifetime? Attention to detail - superb. Sense of humour of staff- amazingly European. Value for... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel has a nice view, but it is quite small with small communal areas. Noise carried into the room from outside made it a bit difficult to have quite sleeping (we stayed in the room 4). We had a lovely lunch and the food was very delicious, but the selection was not as good for dinner. The staff was... More

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Top notch food, very pleasant staff. Stunning views. Seems popular with the British. Only 5 years old although built on an older site. Lots of effort has gone into furnishings and design. Small (15 rooms I think?) and smart infinity pool is for relaxation/plunge rather than lengths. Stunning balcony although when raining there's nowhere else to sit for a drink... More

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived into Kandy from Colombo on the train and were a bit apprehensive about how far the hotel might be outside the main amenities. I am so glad we chose to stay here, the views and luxury far outweighed being within the town, and the journey was not a problem, loads of yuk tuks. Opening the blinds in the... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the Theva and most of all Russell's' smile :-) A lovely welcome and a fabulous view from our Deluxe Room. The breakfasts were great, especially the pineapple jam! Ask for the signature cocktail containing Arrack and do have the curry and rice! (We chose NOT to have Western food as we didn't travel to Sri Lanka to have... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had a lovely time at Theva. The staff were very friendly, and the room was great. The view was just incredible. Such a beautiful spot to relax after a day in the city. We have a lovely meal on the porch overlooking the city. We would stay there again. Just loved it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Theva Residency is the place to stay if you are in Kandy. It is a small property with a handful of rooms on a hilltop. Such a beautiful property. We arrived on a rainy day and the manager of the property was so nice to upgrade my room to a suite. The room had a magnificent view. The room was... More

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Malibu, California
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48 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Theva Residency has so many positive points...beautiful views, excellent restaurant and very accommodating staff. For us, it was the room that let us down. It was situated directly over the bar and restaurant area so there was always noise from downstairs, especially in the evenings. Sometimes I think it was the staff having a break and chat who added to... More

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Address: 11 / B5 / 10 - 1, 6th Lane | off Upper Tank Rd, off Circular 2 Rd, Hantanna, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Theva Residency 3.5*
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A slice of Heaven… Nestled in the Hantana Hills Theva sits overlooking Kandy town. As you drive through the windy roads up the Hantana hills one can see the ethereal glistening of small city lights filling the night sky. An undoubtedly magical entrance to this boutique hotel. The food is divine and prepared with the utmost devotion and attention to detail. The Chef and his team have really been able to bring world-class food to this remote location. ... more   less 
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