Hotel Suisse - Kandy

30, Sangarajah Mawatha, P.O Box 13, Kandy, Sri Lanka, .  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel Suisse - Kandy

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Pub

Cafe

Snack bar

Lobby bar

Fitness/ Gym

Aerobics

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Spa & wellness center

Overview

Hotel Suisse is located in the center of Kandy overlooking a tropical beach. The hotel was opened in 1855 and remains an example of colonial architecture in Kandy ever since.

This quiet property is 10 minutes' walk to Kandy Lake. The city center lies within 1 km from the venue.

A short walk to mountains and lakes as well as slopes.

It will take a 60-minute drive to get to Mawella Lagoon airport.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 90 rooms equipped with complimentary wireless internet, climate control, television with satellite channels, a personal safe and a private balcony. Some of the non-smoking rooms enjoy a view of the garden. They feature traditional décor and dark wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

The a la carte restaurant provides delicious meals. The small snack bar offers snooker and a terrace. Offering European, Chinese and Szechuan dishes, Slightly Chilled Lounge is a 5-minute walk away.

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs USD 8 per person per night. 

Services

A garage, a beauty salon and a barber shop along with a business center, a conference room and a copier are also at guests' disposal.

Relax

Leisure facilities feature a nightclub, a sunbathing terrace and an outdoor swimming pool. The hotel provides lawn tennis, table tennis and darts for an active pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   90.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • No wheelchair access
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Lobby
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

  • Diving
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Pedal boating
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Darts
  • Table tennis
  • Squash
  • Aerobics

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Pub
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Gluten-free meals
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Live entertainment
  • Night club
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Bungalows
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 6 years
Existing bedding FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel Suisse - Kandy Kandy location
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Hotel Address:

30, Sangarajah Mawatha, P.O Box 13, Kandy, Sri Lanka, .

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City Center
  • Kandy
    800 m
Airports
  • Mawella Lagoon (DIW)
    53.3 km
  • Sigiriya Slaf Base (GIU)
    74.6 km
Train Stations
  • Kandy railway station
    1.3 km
Restaurants
  • Slightly Chilled Lounge (Bamboo Garden) (cuisine: European, Chinese, Szechuan)
    370 m
  • Queens Hotel (cuisine: Healthy)
    470 m
Parks
  • Kandy Lake
    590 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    90

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Rooms and availability

Hotel Suisse photos Room
Standard Room
  • Room size:

    36 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • 24-hour room service
    • + More
  • General:In-room safe
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Laundry services
  • Balcony
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • 220/240 V AC
  • Housekeeping
  • Interconnecting doors
  • Fire alarm
  • Telephone
  • Alarm clock
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cotton sheets
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

An elegant air-conditioned room with a TV with satellite channels and an en suite bathroom with a shower and free toiletries.

Standard Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • Media:Television
  • Computer hookup
Hotel Suisse photos Exterior Hotel information
Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Seating area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Fridge
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This suite has a balcony, sofa and seating area.

Hotel Suisse photos Room
Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Bottled water
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

An elegant air-conditioned room with a TV with satellite channels and an en suite bathroom with a shower and free toiletries. Room features additional space area.

Hotel Suisse Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center700 m
  • Kandy Lake 1.9 km

Train stations

  • Kandy railway station1.2 km

Shopping areas

  • Kandy City Center Shopping Mall700 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Kandy View Point300 m
  • British Garrison Cemetery400 m
  • National Museum500 m
  • Sri Dalada Maligawa600 m
  • Kandy Clock Tower1.0 km
  • Bahirawakanda Vihara Buddha Statue1.5 km
  • Kandy Central Hospital2.9 km
  • Kandy Pogolla Reservoir3.7 km

Stadiums

  • Bogambara Stadium800 m
  • Asgiriya Stadium1.6 km

Museums

  • Kandyan Art Association & Cultural Centre300 m
  • Kandy Museum500 m
  • Ceylon Tea Museum2.4 km

Parks

  • Royal Palace Park600 m
  • Udawatta Kele Sanctuary1.1 km

Public parking

  • Lakeside Adventist Hospital200 m
  • Temple of Tooth Relic600 m

Local attractions

  • Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue1.5 km
  • Waruna Antiques3.0 km
    761 Peradeniya Road
  • Sthree 3.1 km
    61 Mulgampola Road
  • Ceylon Tea Museum2.5 km
    Hantana
  • Tiesh by Lakmini Jewelry3.0 km
    676 Peradeniya Road

Near the hotel

  • Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic600 m
    Sri Dalada Maligawa Sri Dalada Veediya
  • Kandy Lake590 m
    Centre of Kandy City
  • Royal Palace of Kandy 610 m
    Sri Dalada Veediya Sri Dalada Maligawa
  • LUV SL Kandy740 m
    No 6 Queen's Hotel Dalada Veediya
  • Kandy Garrison Cemetery490 m
    Temple of The Tooth
  • National Museum Kandy550 m
    National Museum, Kandy, Central Province
  • Natha Devale670 m
    Temple Square

Restaurants nearby

  • Slightly Chilled Lounge (Bamboo Garden)370 m

    Address: No 29a,Anagarika
    Phone: 0812238267

    70% likes this, based on 315 reviews
    Cuisine: European, Chinese, Szechuan
    Price Range: NZD 6 - NZD 14

  • Delight Bakers & Sweet House470 m

    Address: Dalada Vidiya

    73% likes this, based on 40 reviews

  • The Kandy Garden Club & Cafe630 m

    Address: 9 Sangaraja Mawatha

    64% likes this, based on 86 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian

  • Queens Hotel470 m

    Address: 4, Dalada Veediya

    53% likes this, based on 69 reviews
    Cuisine: Healthy

  • History Restaurant540 m

    Address: 27A Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha
    Phone: (081) 220 2109

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    90

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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  • Hedeniya, Kandy District hotels - 10 km
  • Ankumbura Pallegama hotels - 20 km
  • Madulkele hotels - 16 km
  • Daulagala hotels - 10 km
  • Gampola hotels - 19 km
  • Matale hotels - 21 km
  • Pussellawa hotels - 20 km
  • Kudadeniya hotels - 5 km

Hotel Suisse Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Suisse

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 34 reviews

Rating by category:

Dining
8.0
Service
6.5
Location
8.3
Rooms
7.6
Value
7.2

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    The central location and the buffet was excellent.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    See above.

    Really liked our room - large and airy - but could probably have done with a lick of paint.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The colonial architecture and ambiance

    The contition of the facilities are prety old - the hotel would need a renovation

  • Older travelers
    5.4

    The location was good, central, but still slightly removed from the main hustle and bustle of Kandy.

    Definitely past it's prime and could do with a bit of tlc, faded glory are the words that spring to mind!

  • Group of friends
    4.2

    the resturant only

    the pathroom ,the quality of the room

  • Single
    7.8

    Great free breakfast.

    There was no matress pad between the sheets and the matress making sleeping a bit uncomfortable.

  • Single
    4.6

    The staff were extremely helpful and accommodating in my disappointment in the hotel. They changed my room twice to help me find a place that I felt was worth the cost. I could have spent half of the money to get the same standard.

    On top of the quality of the hotel, the late hours of the dining room (not open until 7.30 pm) were inconvenient.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    We had stayed at Hotel Suisse in the 1960s, when it was one of the best hotels in Sri Lanka, We wanted to stay close to the lake, and the location is very charming, with a nice pool and well kept gardens. It retains its Old Colonial charm. The rooms are large and the beds comfortable. We knew what to expect and were not disappointed with our stay.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    We booked for 2 nights and told them we'd check out after just one night as our plans had changed and straight away they charged us for only one night without us asking for it. Great staff, very courteous. Breakfast was awesome! Great location.

    I travelled with 2 other friends. As soon as I stepped in I could get the pungent smell that you get from long unopened rooms and cupboards due to fungus in rainy season. But I know I'm generally too sensitive to that smell compared to others including my wife and my friends couldn't get it. Shower was a big disappointment. I get very annoyed when the shower is not good. Moisturizer cream in bathroom smelt like a really cheap women's beauty cream. The minus points are probably related to my room only and not the hotel. But I don't know how are the other rooms. We saw mosquitos initially but got too drunk to notice them biting while we slept!

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel Suisse - Kandy Kandy location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

30, Sangarajah Mawatha, P.O Box 13, Kandy, Sri Lanka, .

Get directions
City Center
  • Kandy
    800 m
Airports
  • Mawella Lagoon (DIW)
    53.3 km
  • Sigiriya Slaf Base (GIU)
    74.6 km
Train Stations
  • Kandy railway station
    1.3 km
Restaurants
  • Slightly Chilled Lounge (Bamboo Garden) (cuisine: European, Chinese, Szechuan)
    370 m
  • Queens Hotel (cuisine: Healthy)
    470 m
Parks
  • Kandy Lake
    590 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    90

Hotel Awards

Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedKandyHotel Suisse

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Sri Lanka

Use Badge