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Swiss Residence

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   No. 23, Bahirawakanda, Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #40 of 48 Hotels in Kandy
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    3 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 of 5 stars
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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A delight of an experience and extremely hospitable staff. But has the usual limitations of a three star. Call for toiletries, no distinguished variety for a vegetarian meal. Had noted an unusual concept of having radios running in Sri Lanka in the hotel rooms. It was almost spooky to return to your room with a noise that you don't identify... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the hotel. New rooms were excellent. Staff very courteous. Drinks reasonable priced. One KM from city. They need to introduce some more indoor sports to keep the guests busy and excited. The pool deck for evening drinks is ideal

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Stayed here with another family during a 2 day trip to Kandy, should have stayed at another hotel but rooms not available there - anyway we're allocated 4 rooms, one of which was the royal suite - the 3 girls in our party stayed here and spent a fantastic evening pampering themselves in the jacuzzi bath. Views from here were... More

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We stayed in this colonial type ot the hotel for couple days as a part of our escorted tour. Located at the top of the hill, we enjoyed very nice view, almost thought that we were in countryside. Satisfactory equipped room, but noisy from the corridor and from rooms above. We should have asked for the top floor room. Swimming... More

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The hotel looks very good looking from outside, but rooms are very small and all the stuffs are very old. It needs lot of upgrade. Chefs and service boys are good and always happy to serve. Good part is wifi is available at rooms.

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

First thing to greet me was a steep road to the hotel , that was fun ! Its the same while coming down . Coming to the room, we had the Royal suites it was pretty normal,I am not sure what a normal suite looks like hence can't comment on that. The pool is clean. The food not so impressive... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Location wise this hotel is Fantastic it is located on the top of Hill Food is good and Good swimming pool and great view from Room and friendly staff but frankly say they need some training i told wake up call to me and my friends but not got again i remained again no call .., Restaurant staff are good... More

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

On 22.04. me and my mother came back from Sigiriya and stayed for 1 night in Swiss Residence. What was astonishing: location high in mountain, green hills around, restaurant with live romantic music, great meals (dinner and breakfast), welcoming staff, spacious room with HK amenities in bathroom, extremely comfortable bed for my back, 15 minutes free Wi-Fi in lobby. Probably... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We were there in December last year. It looks like a very good hotel from the pictures posted on google and some websites. But, in fact its a very bad hotel. Seems like you living there in early 1980's. That's how the interior of the hotel is. If you have any other option available then go for it. Don't waste... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Hotel is huge, perched on top of a hill, and at one point, we weren't sure the tuk tuk could make it up the incline! Room was clean, nice bathroom. Friendly staff, with an excellent buffet breakfast. Average pool, nice lobby area, upstairs bar / pool table area was pleasant.

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Address: No. 23, Bahirawakanda, Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Swiss Residence 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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