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Hotel Thilanka

3 Sangamitta Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was very nice even it is an old , food is excellent and not expensive, rooms are good some how not small nor large...and location wise it has a nice view especially at night when there is lights.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel for just two nights and our primary reason was its location. We wanted to be able to walk into Kandy in the evening and having researched hotels in Kandy. I think there are probably nicer hotel options, but these were all a little further out which would have involved a drive. (Although we noticed an... More 

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has lovely views over the lake and town of Kandy if you're at the front of the hotel. Our room had a balcony but we were warned to keep the door shut in case the monkeys tried to get in the room. Bathroom was modern and the beds were very confortable. The pool was good and there is... More 

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Maryland,
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Thilanka for two nights. The hotel has some pluses and some minuses. We couldn't figure out if the hotel was one that added on or two that merged together. Either way, it can be quite confusing finding your room. You kind of go up, down, and all around to get from your room to the pool/lobby... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely serene hotel if you dont' mind a walk - it's a little way from town up and hill but the walk is actually really lovely along the banks of the lake and the temple of the tooth. The food was great and the facilities were too. The spa service was excellent! Nice little bar by the... More 

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Sandefjord, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 1 night before our way to Nuwara Eliya. Nice rooms, very good breakfast and very nice pepole and service. I managed to forget my wallet in the safe at the room but where later the day vi leaved contacted by the hotel. We had reached our next stop Nuwera Eliya, but they did a superb job and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night on our way to Nuwara Eliya. The rooms were good with magnificent views over Kandy, the staff were friendly, the outdoor pool was great and the breakfast and supper buffets were good with a range of food from traditional curries and hoppers to pasta and pizza.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights at Hotel Thilanka as part of our tour of Sri Lanka, and it was one of my favourite places! The hotel is perched up on the hillside and has a wonderful view over the town and the lake. The downside of this is that it is quite a hike down to the centre of Kandy and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at a the Thilankia hotel for one night. It was a nice and comfortable hotel. Also reasonably priced. Pros: Good position - at the centre of Kandy and walking distance to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Room was nice & clean Dinner Buffet was good Nice buffet breakfast - (curry was tasty) Nice pool Nice view over... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here overnight on a quick tour of Kandy. Food was excellent as it reminded us of indian home style cooking and there was plenty of variety for everyone. However the constant live music from table to table was a little to loud and annoying. The staff are friendly and often came over to our table to see if... More 

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