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Theva Residency

#8 of 53 Hotels in Kandy
Certificate of Excellence
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11 / B5 / 10 - 1, 6th Lane | off Upper Tank Rd, off Circular 2 Rd, Hantanna, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice hotel, but resting a little on its TripAdvisor success perhaps? The chef whips up a great meal, and it is a tuk-tuk ride to town (there's no driver accommodation here). Unless you're here for a few days, go lazy and dine in. Breakfast is not to be missed too. I booked the penthouse for a birthday splurge. Too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Kandy for 2 nights in January 2015. Theva Residency is an awesome hideaway a little outside of Kandy on a steep hill. Everything was perfect- the rooms are nicely decorated and the staff is friendly and helpful. They recommended probably the best and nicest driver in Sri Lanka- Jim, who took us to Sigiriya and all the way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible view! Attentive staff - couldn't do enough for you. Breakfast was amazing - particularly the fruit platter. Dinners were delicious too. We almost had the hotel to ourselves so was great. Pool too cold but stunning views! Much better being up the hill away from kandy town. Nearer to the tea plantations here which we found much more pleasant

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We stayed one night at Theva Residency for our Honeymoon We choose Suite and it was very big and view from the room was very beautiful. Food was delicious and they customized our requirement from the menu Only problem is there is no place to go around the hotel.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Maybe I had particularly high expectations given the high quality of the properties that I had been staying in in Sri Lanka, but Theva Residency just didn't tick all the boxes for me. It has the potential to be amazing - the positioning of the hotel and subsequent views are amazing. We had 3 rooms booked, the other 2 received... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

An exquisite piece of Architecture and tastefully furnished. The rooms are large. Food is also excellent. Not to mention the friendly and efficient staff. I would highly recommend this boutique hotel even if you are not into architecture.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We stayed in this hotel in April 2015. It took some effort to make a reservation as rooms were not available during the weekend we wanted to be there. So, we just changed our dates and stayed there. We were inspired by the reviews we saw on Trip Advisor and other sites.Check in was easy and quick. We were given... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Theva is tastefully designed, contemporary and minimalist, at the same time retaining Sri Lanka and Kandy's cultural niches. To me and my colleagues, the hotel offered a welcoming cozy corner up the hill to relax; it has a homey feel and somewhat allows for more personal hospitality than larger hotels. Room is also sufficiently bright when I need to sit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Went as couple for 2 nights Location 5/5 We loved the location, high up and out of the centre of town. I note that this has been a hinderance to some people staying here but honestly we didn't see what the fuss was about. Staff and service 5/5 The staff were helpful and always seemed around if any help was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Theva Residency is the perfect hotel to stay in Kandy. Nestled on top of the mountain overlooking Kandy city below. Very well appointed Rooms with Balcony rooms over looking the city. The Restaurant & Terrace Fine Dining is just amazing. Great food with Great Bar. The Manager & Chef are fantastic. Amazing smell of fresh Bread being Baked at 11am... More 

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