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Best Kandy hotels

Most recommended Kandy hotels

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Earl's Regency - Kandy - Living room
Earl's Regency
8.3 Very Good
R1 816+
R1 816+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Amaya Hills Kandy - Kandy - Building
Amaya Hills Kandy
8.3 Very Good
R2 786+
R2 786+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Cinnamon Citadel Kandy
8.4 Very Good
R2 338+
R2 338+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Thilanka Hotel
8.4 Very Good
R1 467+
R1 467+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Hotel Suisse
7 Good
R1 468+
R1 468+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Hotel Topaz
8.3 Very Good
R1 335+
R1 335+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Amaara Sky Hotel Kandy
7.3 Good
R1 373+
R1 373+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Serene Kandy
8 Very Good
R1 201+
R1 201+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Queen's Hotel
6.9 Okay
R915+
R915+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Mahaweli Reach Hotel
8.2 Very Good
R1 435+
R1 435+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
The Tourmaline
7.8 Good
R1 316+
R1 316+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Hanthana House
9.1 Wonderful
R972+
R972+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
The Theva Residency
8.5 Very Good
R2 593+
R2 593+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
The Kandy Samadhicentre
9.1 Wonderful
R2 975+
R2 975+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool

Top Kandy hotels with parking

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Randholee Resort & Spa - Kandy - Balcony
Randholee Resort & Spa
7.5 Good
R1 735+
R1 735+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Hotel Casamara - Kandy - Bedroom
Hotel Casamara
7.9 Good
R1 106+
R1 106+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi

How much is a Kandy hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

2 stars and below

3 stars

4 stars and above

Good to know

Low season

June

High season

January

Average price (weeknight)

R2 075

Average price (weekend night)

R2 316
Cheapest month to stay with an average 42% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 121% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hotel in Kandy

Price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
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Top tips for finding Kandy hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Kandy, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Kandy in June and November.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Kandy if you stay on a Tuesday. The opposite is true for, Sunday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Kandy Lake, built in 1807, is a manmade lake located in the centre of town. A lot of the larger hotels are located just outside the city centre of Kandy, whereas you will find hostels and more budget options closer to the lake. Hotel Suisse for instance, is a 3-star budget-friendly hotel about a 15min walk from the lake, also featuring a pool, spa, restaurant and bicycle hire.
  • Kandy is home to some incredible tea fields and factories, so make sure you visit at least one. Embilmeegama Tea Factory, founded in 1940, is located about a 30min drive from the city centre. You can find accommodation closer to the tea factories, like Danielsen Tourist Rest, situated about a 15min drive away. The 3-star accommodation also features free parking, laundry service and a business centre.
  • The Big Buddha can be seen from almost everywhere in Kandy. Its location on top of the hill gives you one of the best panoramic views of the city below. Choose a hotel nearby like Sevana City Hotel, a 3-star property about a 5min drive from the statue, also featuring a pool, restaurant and laundry facilities.
  • The Botanical Gardens in Kandy are Sri Lanka’s largest and most impressive gardens, boasting a variety of plants, flowers, birds and animals. Look for a hotel with garden views like Vajrapani, situated about 9 km from the gardens. The property boasts a water park for guests alongside an outdoor pool, private garden, restaurant and free bicycle hire.
  • If you want to completely escape from the bustle of city life, consider a stay at Mount Havana. You will be in the heart of the mountains about 1h drive from Kandy’s city centre. Featured amenities include 24h reception, laundry service, free self-parking and a pool, making it an ideal destination for guests looking to relax in the Sri Lankan mountains.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Kandy

  • Where is good to stay near the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy?

    The Temple of the Tooth (also known as Sri Dalada Maligawa) is a Buddhist temple with a golden roof at the heart of Kandy, where visitors can see the legendary tooth relic of Buddha. Thilanka Hotel is an excellent 4-star hotel about 15min walk from the museum, meaning you can avoid waking up too early to join the queue. The accommodation also provides a pool, restaurant and bar for guests.

  • Where is best to stay in Kandy for business travellers?

    A good business hotel in Kandy is the Royal Bar and Hotel. Situated about 5min walk from Kandy Lake and the Royal Palace of Kandy, the 4-star property also has good public transport links. Featured amenities for business travellers include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning and laundry services, free self-parking, a conference space and meeting room.

  • What are the best luxury hotels in Kandy?

    One of the best city hotels in Kandy is Cinnamon Citadel, a 4-star property about 12min drive from the centre, near Mahaweli River. The hotel features an exquisite outdoor pool, modern rooms, spa and fitness centre, and a restaurant. The Grand Kandyan is another excellent option, about a 10min drive from the centre. The 5-star property provides fantastic views over the city, boasting a large outdoor pool, spa and fitness centre.

  • Where can I stay in Kandy with children?

    Located within walking distance of the city’s main attractions is OZO Kandy, a 4-star property ideal for families. Good for sightseeing, shopping and dining, families with kids will feel right at home and enjoy surreal views of Kandy Lake and the surrounding hills. Other amenities include a pool, fitness centre, restaurant and bar.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Kandy?

    In the last 3 days, double rooms in Kandy have been found on KAYAK for as cheap as R700. On average, the price for a double room is R1 278.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Kandy?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Kandy districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Kandy city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Kandy hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Kandy that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Earl's Regency, Amaya Hills Kandy and Cinnamon Citadel Kandy.

Where to stay in Kandy?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Kandy by showing you the exact location of each hotel.