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Elegant Hotel

No. 200/3 Sunflower Garden, Meewaladeniya Handessa, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #2 of 173 Kandy B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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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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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It is 25-30 minutes from town, but what a lovely escape from the 'hustle and bustle' of Kandy! Great service, beautiful people. Thank you so much for the amazing views, charming gardens, lovely pool and breakfast. We were even upgraded as it was rather quite.

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UdayaGelioya, Owner at Elegant Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elegant Guest, It is with great pleasure we would like to thank yo for the comment you have made on us at www.tripadvisor.com as, "Amazing", which motivates our staff to improve their services and facilities. Hope you will visit us again in your next visit to Sri Lanka, where you will be pampered even more with more facilities and... More

Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent two nights in The Elegant Hotel while visiting Kandy. It was the nicest hotel I stayed in Sri Lanka. The staff were unbelievably helpful and accommodating. The room was spacious and had a spectacular view. The meals were very high standard and delicious. It's a small friendly hotel. The only downside was the rocky road from Kandy to... More

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Dear Elegant Guest, It is with great pleasure we would like to thank you for the comment you have made on us at www.tripadvisor.com as "A Very Pleasant Stay", which motivates our staff to provide more facilities and services to all our valuable staff. Hope you will visit us again in your next visit to Sri Lanka, where you will... More

Surfers Paradise, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pleasant accommodation in the hills of Kandy away from the hustle & bustle. The drive up the mountain is quite difficult and it is a little hard to find luckily are fantastic driver was very patient! On arrival we were greeted by very happy owner and staff. Hotel Elegance is well appointed and our room was pristine clean and... More

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Dear Elegant Guest, It is with great pleasure we would like to thank you for the comment you have made on us at www.tripadvisor.com as "Peaceful Location" and also we highly appreciate your suggestions, which allows us to provide better services to all our valuable guests. All of your suggestions have been taken into consideration and will be implemented very... More

Moscow, Russia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don’t be afraid of a not a short road leading to the hotel from Kandy. You will be reimbursed with a wonderful location for your stay! Quiet and comfy rooms, spacious enough. Good and clean bathroom. Amazing view from you balcony giving to the hills below the hotel. Food is fresh and very tasty, breakfast is huge and you can... More

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UdayaGelioya, Owner at Elegant Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elegant Guest, It is with great pleasure we would like to thank you of the comment you have made on us at www.tripadvisor.com as "Great View, which motivates the whole team of Elegant Hotel to provide more facilities and services to all our valuable guests. Hope you will visit us again in your next visit to Sri Lanka where... More

Dublin
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This is a really stunning hotel, it's actually difficult to fully describe how truly excellent it is in words! I travelled here with 2 friends and we felt like VIPs in Elegant Hotel. The location is breath-taking (tip: if getting the train get off one stop BEFORE Kandy, at the Perideniya stop. This is closer to the hotel and we... More

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Dear Elegant Guest, It is with great pleasure we would like to thank yo for the comment you have made on us at www.tripadvisor.com as, "Absolutely Outstanding", which motivates our staff to provide more facilities and services to all our valuable guests. Hope you v\will visit us again in your next visit to Sri Lanka, where you will be pampered... More

St Julians
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Arrived late in the evening and were warmly welcomed by well-educated and presentable staff. The room provided was immaculately arranged; cleanliness was tops. The hotel accommodates 5 to 6 rooms and is surrounded by countryside with distant mountains and with a fully functional and clean outdoor swimming pool amidst a large beautiful flowery garden. The place is serene. Breakfast and... More

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Dear Elegant Guest, It is with great pleasure we would like to thank yo for the comment you have made on us at www.tripadvisor.com as, "A Beauty", which motivates our staff to provide more facilities and services to all our valuable guests. Hope you v\will visit us again in your next visit to Sri Lanka, where you will be pampered... More

Perth, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I'd have to agree with previous comments here. The drive, while a little precarious, was well worth it. We arrived late in the evening and were welcomed by the friendliest staff and a fresh papaya juice and hot towel. The hotel was spotless, and while basic, was a perfect setting for our stop midway through our holiday. We loved the... More

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Dear Elegant Guest, it is with great pleasure we would like to thank you for the comment you have made on us at www.tripadvisor.com as "Hidden Gem", which motivates our staff to provide better services and facilities to all our valuable guests. We have already started to upgrade our hotel facilities to provide true Sri Lankan hospitality experience to all... More

Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The Elegant is outside Kandy up a rather rough road for the last 800 metres. Our driver wasn't happy about the potholes in the road, but the setting is wonderful. It's raised above the surrounding countryside so the view was great. There are farms, many hills and beautiful greenery all around. The proprietor obviously loves his garden since there are... More

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Dear Elegant Guest, It is with great pleasure we would like to thank you for the comment you have made on us at www.tripadvisor.com as "Hard to get but worth the effort", which motivates us to provide a good service to all our valuable guests, Hope you will visit us again in your next visit to Sri Lanka, where you... More

Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Look, this wasn't a bad place.. The staff were lovely and eager to please, the place was spotlessly clean and the pool, indeed was elegant. The setting was also lovely.. But like a few places we encountered in Sri Lanka, it seems they put all the effort into the garden, and not as much thought into your experience once indoors.... More

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UdayaGelioya, Owner at Elegant Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elegant Guest, We do highly appreciate your comment at www.tripadvisor.com as "Elegant is overshooting it", where you have mentioned about the improvements that has to be taken place to the interior designing of the hotel and also for the rooms as well. We have already started the improvements which is needed to be done and will be ready in... More

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

A bit outside Kandy, but well worth it. Rooms were so very clean, and after a few nights previously without air con it was lovely to have a cool room. View in the morning from the pool and terrace (where you can have breakfast) is stunning. Recommend for anyone staying in Kandy.

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UdayaGelioya, Owner at Elegant Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elegant Guest, It is with great pleasure we would like to thank you for the comment you have made on us at www.tripadvisor.com as "Hidden Gem", which motivates our whole staff to give better services and facilities to all our valuable guests. Hope you will visit us again in your next visit to Sri Lanka where you will be... More

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Address: No. 200/3 Sunflower Garden, Meewaladeniya Handessa, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in a very quiet rural atmosphere about 12 Km from the Historical City of Kandy, Elegant Hotel promise to all its guests a renew, refresh and a revival stay with a unique personalized service level and pampers all its guests with a novel deluxe living.Your are most welcome to have a magnificent dining experiencing within its Main Restaurant or with a special arrangement on the Roof Top overlooking the Adams Peak or in the Garden overlooking the Mountains.The designing is done from the new world and with the touch of Kandyan Culture and Arts to its interiors.Location is unique with views of Adams Peak from one side and the Mountains from the other. Free transportation is provided from Kandy to Elegant Hotel (Both Pickup and Drop to Kandy). ... more   less 
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