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Hotel Hilltop

200/21 Bahirawakanda | Peradeniya Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chennai (Madras), India
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On my recent trip to Sri Lanka, I stayed at the Hilltop hotel and was very impressed with the property. The staff are very courteous, rooms well maintained, good pool and excellent breakfast and dinner buffets. We will retain fond memories of this place for many more years to come!

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HilltopKandy, General Manager at Hotel Hilltop, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for selecting Hotel Hilltop as your holiday destination and staying with us. Thank you also for taking the time and trouble to comment about us on the Trip Advisor. We are delighted to note your positive comments about the location, food, staff, room, facilities and the experience you received at our hotel. We are very pleased... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location, good food, enjoyed the band during dinner. Clean and nice hotel for the budget. Pool is clean. Friendly staff. The bathroom can be big. The view is nice. Good staff and very helpful Otherwise Kandy looks just like a big size Kerala

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HilltopKandy, General Manager at Hotel Hilltop, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for selecting Hotel Hilltop as your holiday destination and staying with us. Thank you also for taking the time and trouble to comment about us on the Trip Advisor. We are delighted to note your positive comments about the location, food, band, staff & swimming pool. We look forward to having you back with us... More 

New Delhi
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we ,a grloup of six stayed there for 2 nights between 4th&5th of this month.A spraling Hotel on a Hillock,it strikes you with its old world charm.The whole Hotel ,it appears is set on a single floor,but one keeps moving down and up the several starircases ! The rooms were very spacicious and comfortable. (unfortunately our room 203 does not... More 

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HilltopKandy, General Manager at Hotel Hilltop, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you very much for selecting Hotel Hilltop as your holiday destination and staying with us for 02 nights. Thank you also for taking the time and trouble to share with us a review of your holiday experience on the Trip Advisor. We are happy to note your positive comments about the location, rooms, swimming pool &... More 

Bangalore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our 1 week trip to Srilanka, the tour operator took us to Kandy first.After visiting Pinnawale,we reached Kandy around 5pm on April 11th .Hotel is in the heart of the city on top of a hill. We felt like we are getting into a hill station. Room is big,but looks old.Food is very tasty,especially breakfast. Evening we could see... More 

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HilltopKandy, General Manager at Hotel Hilltop, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for selecting Hotel Hilltop as your Holiday destination and staying with us. Thank you also for taking the time and trouble to comment about us on the Trip Advisor. We are happy to note your positive comments about the location, swimming pool and food.. We look forward to having you back with us soon. Yours... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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144 reviews 144 reviews
126 hotel reviews
310 helpful votes 310 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Which means some pluses but a few too many minuses. Plus: good central location, excellent Aitken Spence breakfast worth a few extra starts. Minus: aging on too many fronts. Had a standard room with really outdated bathroom, needed plumber to repair the sink. And good flatscreen TV but the wall power outlet was so worn out the plug did not... More 

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HilltopKandy, General Manager at Hotel Hilltop, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for selecting Hotel Hilltop as your Holiday destination and staying with us. Thank you also for taking the time and trouble to comment about us on the Trip Advisor. We are happy to note your positive comments about the location and Buffet. We have taken the necessary steps to sort out all mentioned short comings... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A typical old time charming hotel in Kandy. Beautiful location. Big rooms..nice buffet.. typical of the old British charm. Located on a hilltop, viz the name, and you have a good view of Kandy. They have a good buffet dinner with live music which is very entertaining

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HilltopKandy, General Manager at Hotel Hilltop, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for selecting Hotel Hilltop as your Holiday destination and staying with us. Thank you also for taking the time and trouble to comment about us on the Trip Advisor. We are happy to note your positive comments about the location, room and Buffet. We look forward to having you back with us soon. Yours faithfully,... More 

Hyderabad, India
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231 reviews 231 reviews
20 hotel reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Hill top in KANDY is good for stay,e xcept the fact that there is NO elevator and one needs to use the steps to go the restaurant and pool etc. is a draw back. The room and Restaurants are good and we had variety of food items for breakfast and dinner.Over all its good.

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HilltopKandy, General Manager at Hotel Hilltop, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for selecting Hotel Hilltop as your Holiday destination and staying with us. Thank you also for taking the time and trouble to comment about us on the Trip Advisor. We are happy to note your positive comments about the location, room &food. We apologize for the inconveniences caused to you during your stay with us... More 

Poole
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We only stayed at this Hotel 1 night. Kandy itself is a bustling city. Hilltop sits above this with stunning views. There is noise from the traffic and trains, but this is fairly inevitable anywhere in central Kandy, and did not bother us. The rooms are large, airy, clean and comfortable. The pool is OK, but often in shadow. It... More 

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HilltopKandy, General Manager at Hotel Hilltop, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for selecting Hotel Hilltop and staying with us. Thank you also for taking the time and trouble to comment about us on the Trip Advisor. We are happy to note your positive comments about location, food, rooms, swimming pool & the experience you received at our hotel. Trust that you and your family would come back... More 

Wickford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Stayed here one night. The hotel is on the side of a large hill giving good views of Kandy. You cannot walk to and from this hotel unless you are a goat. There also appears to be no lift between the rooms and the rest of the hotel. The rooms are average size and need refurbishing. The food was average... More 

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HilltopKandy, General Manager at Hotel Hilltop, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for selecting Hotel Hilltop as your Holiday destination and staying with us. Thank you also for taking the time and trouble to comment about us on the Trip Advisor. We are happy to note your positive comments about the location, staff & services. We have taken the necessary steps to sort out all mentioned short... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Close proximity to Kandy town and surprisingly quiet for the most part. You hear the odd honking from the road or from a train. The service was good but no one is contactable from midnight to dawn. This would be a problem in an emergency. We tried contacting reception but no answer and the access was locked. The view of... More 

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HilltopKandy, General Manager at Hotel Hilltop, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for selecting Hotel Hilltop as your Holiday destination and staying with us. Thank you also for taking the time and trouble to comment about us on the Trip Advisor. We have taken the necessary steps to sort out all mentioned short comings and will make sure that our standards of the hotel will be improved... More 

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