Important: This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Skip to main content.
All properties in Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka
1 room, 2 adults

The Swiss Residence

4-star4 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Separate bedroom
  • Free self parking
23, Bahirawakanda, Kandy, 20000, Sri Lanka

4-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Kandy Lake
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Children's pool
    • Free WiFi
    • Separate bedroom
    • Free self parking
  • Collect stampsYou can collect™ Rewards stamps here

Restrictions related to your trip

Sri Lanka may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19. Find out more

  • the property is uniquely positioned at the top of a very steep access road that requires…Feb. 29, 2020
  • A short walk but up a very steep hill makes this little hotel a perfect quiet location…Dec. 7, 2018

The Swiss Residence

from A$71
  • Deluxe Double Room, Non Smoking, Mountain View
  • Superior Triple Room, Multiple Beds, Bathtub, Mountain View

What’s around The Swiss Residence


  • Heart of Kandy
  • Kandy Lake - 16 min walk
  • Temple of the Tooth - 21 min walk
  • Asgiri Maha Viharaya - 8 min walk
  • Bahirawakanda Vihara Buddha - 9 min walk
  • Kandy Clock Tower - 13 min walk
  • Royal Palace of Kandy - 16 min walk
  • Asgiriya Stadium - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Bandaranaike Intl. Airport (CMB) - 116 min drive
  • Kandy Railway Station - 16 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 39 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 6:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Sri Lanka may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Free onsite self parking

  • Free onsite valet parking

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • English breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Nightclub
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 1996
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LED TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Edelweiss Restaurant - This poolside buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Happy hour is offered.

The Swiss Residence’s small print

Also known as

  • Swiss Residence Hotel Kandy
  • Swiss Residence Hotel
  • Swiss Residence Kandy
  • Swiss Residence
  • The Swiss Residence Hotel
  • The Swiss Residence Kandy
  • The Swiss Residence Hotel Kandy


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 28
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 18 (from 5 to 12 years old)

Optional extras

English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 8 for adults and USD 3 for children (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 90 per vehicle (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Swiss Residence

  • Does The Swiss Residence offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Swiss Residence does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Swiss Residence?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Swiss Residence?
    Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
  • Is there a pool at The Swiss Residence?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
  • Are pets allowed at The Swiss Residence?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Swiss Residence?
    You can check in from 2 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 6:30 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Swiss Residence?
    Yes, Edelweiss Restaurant offers international cuisine, pool views, and poolside dining. Nearby restaurants include Buono (11-min walk), Lyons (11-min walk), and Kandy Muslim Hotel (13-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by The Swiss Residence?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 90 per vehicle one-way.

Recent reviews

From 4 reviews

Very good 8.0
På tross av trist lobby, veldig bra!
Hyggelig sted, fin bar, veldig rent.
Arvid, no1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Schönes Hotel am Hügel, Sicht über ganz Kandy, Buddha direkt neben dem Balkon, Terrasse zum Verweilen, nettes Personal - alle sehr bemüht, musikalische Unterhaltung beim Abendessen
ch2 night trip

The Swiss Residence