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Royal Bar & Hotel

44, King's Street, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #31 of 195 Kandy B&B and Inns
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A charming colonial style hotel in Kandy, with great location and lovely rooms. One small issue I had was that I discovered the squeaking noise above the third bed wasn't baby birds but rather rats which were gnawing at the ceiling. They moved us into two separate rooms though and all was fine again. The water wasn't very hot, there... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My wife and I spend a couple months in South Asia, and this hotel was one of our favorites. Many of the hotels in Kandy are either located outside of downtown (in the rolling hills) or are a bit shabby and outdated. This boutique hotel, however, was located right in the heart of the city, surrounded by charming streets and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I went to this place twice in a row for dinner, i liked the food and the drinks. The ambience is cool as well. It is not crowded neither with tourists nor with locals, it had a good blend of both. The food is good and always of good quality. Loved the draft Lion beer. All of the food I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Recently renewed, located in an hold colony house, this hotel has few rooms, a small bar/restaurant and a very nice patio, and is located very close to city lake and Temples. We arrived directly from Colombo airport in the early morning, before the scheduled time of check in, and our room was not yet ready, so they gave us the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Again, back in time to the old days when the British was here. It is basically a restaurant and bar with a few rooms only. It was a old government administrative office and turned to a hotel many years ago as you can see from the old pictures in the hotel that it was already a hotel ages ago. If... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Beautifully restored colonial hotel in fabulous location. We stayed two nights and the rooms were perfect, small but everything you could need, clean, great bed, quiet and the finest quality. The ambience of the building and its indoor courtyard and lovely restaurant was perfect. The staff were very helpful and although the menu is limited, it was fine. This is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights (april 10-13) during our trip to Kandy. The Royal Bar has an awesome location, right in the heart of Kandy, about a 2 block walk to the Temple of the Tooth and Kandy Lake. When I was not allowed into the Temple of the Tooth because of my dress (above knees), I ran back,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Had a penne arrabiata. Was promised the pasta is freshly made, but can obviously see it is not. My partner took the market fish dish - very mediocre taste of the fish, potato was not soft so could not eat. Service is good and ambiance is nice (although we were the only ones having lunch there). Bottom line - not... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Firstly, I need to point out that we didn't stay in this hotel. We did, however, make excellent use of their bar. Kandy is a very religious city, and as such a fairly dry city. This hotel is very close to the temple of the tooth, and provides much needed escape from the hustle and bustle of Kandy street life.... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I have stayed in the Royal Bar and Hotel a couple of times now and its certainly different than what you would expect to find in Sri Lanka. I’m not sure about value for money as I get decent residents rate but I think the full international visitor rate would be high and therefore maybe not offer decent value. That... More

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Address: 44, King's Street, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
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