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1 room, 2 adults

The Grand Kandyan

5-star5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
89/10, Lady Gordon's Drive, Kandy, 20000, Sri Lanka

Mountain hotel with 3 restaurants, near Udawatta Kele Sanctuary
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Children's club (surcharge)
    • Children's pool
    • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
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  • Luxurious and great poolside bar. Really nice passion mojito cocktail. You can’t really…Jan. 14, 2020
  • Very clean and tidy. Excellent location and the roof top pool agrest relax after a hot dayNov. 10, 2019

The Grand Kandyan

  • Deluxe Room with Balcony with 20% F&B Discount
  • Honeymoon Suite
  • Presidential Suite
  • Standard Double or Twin Room
  • Junior Suite

What’s around The Grand Kandyan


  • In a regional park
  • Udawatta Kele Sanctuary - 4 min walk
  • Temple of the Tooth - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Royal Palace of Kandy - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • Kandy Lake - 0.8 mi / 1.4 km
  • Wales Park - 1.1 mi / 1.7 km
  • Kandy Clock Tower - 1.2 mi / 1.9 km
  • Kandy General Hospital - 1.7 mi / 2.8 km

Getting around

  • Bandaranaike Intl. Airport (CMB) - 117 min drive
  • Kandy Railway Station - 10 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 100 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Sri Lanka may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. 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


  • One child (5 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Children's club *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free valet parking on site

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 3 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Nightclub
  • Arcade/game room
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • 24-hour business centre
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5
  • Conference space
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Year Built – 2014
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Japanese

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LED TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


Indigo - This restaurant specializes in Indian cuisine.

Lemon grass - This restaurant specializes in Thai cuisine. Open daily.

Tamarind - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine. Open daily.

The Grand Kandyan’s small print

Also known as

  • Grand Kandyan Hotel
  • Grand Kandyan
  • The Grand Kandyan Hotel
  • The Grand Kandyan Kandy
  • The Grand Kandyan Hotel Kandy


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, 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.

Contactless check-out is available.

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.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 30.0 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 15 for adults and USD 7.5 for children (approximately)

Children's club access is available for an extra charge

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 130 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 Grand Kandyan

  • Does The Grand Kandyan offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Grand Kandyan 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 Grand Kandyan?
    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 Grand Kandyan?
    Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
  • Is there a pool at The Grand Kandyan?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
  • Are pets allowed at The Grand Kandyan?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Grand Kandyan?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is noon. Express check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Grand Kandyan?
    Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants, featuring Indian cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Flower Song (10-min walk), Balaji Dosai (15-min walk), and Pizza Hut (15-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by The Grand Kandyan?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 130 per vehicle one way.
  • What is there to do near The Grand Kandyan?
    Recommended spots to visit include Udawatta Kele Sanctuary (4-min walk) and Temple of the Tooth (3 mi), along with Royal Palace of Kandy (3.1 mi) and Kandy Lake (0.8 mi).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.2 From 71 reviews

Good 6.0
We had our son's wedding there, had a few issues which had to be addressed. Pretty disappointing on the whole. Check in was pretty lengthy too.
Bridgette, au2 night romance trip
Poor 2.0
Regal it may look but regal it is not. The most terrible hotel I have ever stayed at in Sri Lanka.
au2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Huge rooms and a sitting area on each level. The workmanship in the rooms could be improved on. The air conditioning in the general areas was not working. Overall an excellent hotel.
au2 night family trip
Fair 4.0
The place was fine for a 5 star hotel. Very palatial but didn’t have warmth and charm to it. It felt very cold. The rooms were clean and spacious and the bed was very comfortable. Found the staff lovely and very friendly but felt they didn’t seem to have a lot of experience and were slow. If I were to come back I would stay elsewhere
au2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Grand hotel overlooking Kandy. Beautiful appointments and fantastic and friendly staff. I would definitely recommend the pool bar and pool area. We would also recommend a massage at the spa, it is inexpensive and the two staff are very friendly.
Steve, au3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great hotel in excellent location
This hotel is very good the staff were very helpful and the facilities excellent the meals were also very good Roof top pool spectacular
dave, au2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent hotel
Awesome experience! Rooms were fantastic. It was rather warm in the lobby. Perhaps it would be beneficial to have the AC on.
TND, au1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Staff could not do more to make our stay perfect
The staff could not do more to satisfy any of our requests. We spent 5 nights there and the dining room maitre'd was always most welcoming, as were the girls at reception. We came for a wedding of an ex employee. The room and the food was quite stunning.
Rod, au5 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfection in every way.
We stayed at the grand kandyan for 9 nights and it was perfect in every aspect. The location is great. Only 5 mins to the city centre. Rooms were very spacious and nicely done. But most importantly the staff were just fantastic. Everyone in the hotel was always pleasant and always willing to help. A truly great hotel in every way.
Michael, au2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Three nights of bliss to start Sri Lankan trip
The service here was fantastic. The breakfast was amazing. Roof top swims a delight. Yes, a few things needed fixing up in our room but to be honest this is five star luxury at UK bed and breakfast prices. It felt special to be there and everyone treated you as such. If you get the chance seek out tuk tuk driver Jenudeen too. He is outside the hotel most days and has great prices for day trips and will take you everywhere all day.
Ryan, gb3 night trip

The Grand Kandyan