We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Queen's Hotel

3.0 of 5 Dalada Street, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Queen's Hotel
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Queen's Hotel
Write a Review

534 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    55
    216
    147
    70
    46
See reviews for
101
199
57
25
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (124)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Thai first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (534)
  • Mar-May only
    (126)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (129)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (125)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (154)
All months
Colombo, , Sri Lanka
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed one night in a room on the first floor. We were grateful that in spite of the renovations carried out the Hotels old colonial past was very much in evidence. The old lift, the staircase, the boarded floors - and even the rooms provided with modern comforts held on to the old world spirit. Our room with its... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stayed in the Queens Hotel Kandy in May. We were awoken our first night to find rats in our room. One rat was rummaging through our luggage; the other on the bedside locker next to me staring into my eyes. When we complained in the middle of the night, we were moved to another room on... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bristol
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is celebrated for its "colonial" era fittings and fittings and it is indeed full of beautiful polished wooden floors and furniture, chandeliers, an old caged lift, brass keys for rooms all of which I particularly like. Yes, it hasn't had an upgrade and that is part of its charm. It's location is superb, right in the centre of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Courteous and friendly staff. Neat and tidy. Book thru amex cards and you get a sizeable discount. Best place to stay with family. Very near Buddha temple and lake. Also visit the Kandy kathirgama temple nearby. The restaurant here is costly. There are several mid and low range hotels nearby in Colombo road.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hertfordshire, UK
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hadn't visited the hotel for at least 15 years and there seems to have had no changes. Very friendly and helpful staff, but food not too good and sorry that we are there. Still it's always nice to go to old favourites once again I think. We will visit again probably not until there has been an upgrade.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old, fusty, antiquated and colonial - like the British Empire this hotel has seen better days, unfortunately I suspect they were more than 100 years ago. We arrived late one evening after arriving on the train, we needed a drink and retired to the bar for an aperitif. A rather large rat also had the same idea, although he soon... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hinsdale, Illinois
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
24 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As another reviewer stated, this hotel immediately reminds you of the time of the Raj. The entire hotel is from the Victorian age. The Dining room and Lobby are particularly memorable. The negatives of the hotel is that in the Victorian age, the acoustics were not as good as today, so one can hear quite a lot of noise in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this place particularly for its old colonial charm and because it was slap bang in the middle of town where parking is a nightmare. There appeared to be few other guests. The place was full of old photos of the building and you could easily imagine you being there at the time of the Raj. If you... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Melbourne
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my second visit to Queen's, and it keeps getting better. Enormous room with the same beautiful wooden floors and ceilings that decorate the whole building. Comfortable bed and bathroom that meets all needs. Although the furnishings and fittings are a step down from top notch hotels found in Europe or the US, everything is spotless, and I wouldn't... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good value for money - older hotel needing work but with loads of character. Staff are great, good value buffet dinner at AUD$10 p/p. Rooms are clean and comfy beds. Small bathroom needing attention. Close to The Sacred Tooth Temple and Palace, and in the city. Overall, thought it was pretty good and happy to go back anytime.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Queen's Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Queen's Hotel

Address: Dalada Street, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Queen's Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 79
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Otel, Agoda and Odigeo so you can book your Queen's Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Queens Hotel Kandy

317 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (299)
Viewed
Dining (19)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (79)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (10)
Viewed
Room/suite (51)
Viewed
Bathroom (22)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (1)
Viewed
View from room (7)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Other (109)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (19)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (10)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay