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About Hotel Suisse


Originally built as a ministerial residence, the Hotel Suisse in Kandy exudes colonial charm and history. This 17th century colonial hotel, with elegant rooms and delightful old school service, sits on the beautiful grounds right on Kandy lake. The hotel is only a 15-minute walk from the Temple of the Sacred Tooth and 10 minutes from downtown Kandy. The large rooms feature high ceilings, elegant period furniture, balconies, gorgeous flower gardens, and lake views. The in-house restaurant serves excellent Sri Lankan and Western cusine. Please enter your dates on our secure online booking form to make a reservation at Hotel Suisse.
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  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms


  • Valet parking
  • Car park
  • Airport transfer

Fitness & recreation

  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Massage(s)
  • Steamroom

Swimming & soaking

  • Swimming pool [outdoor]

For kids

  • Kids club
  • Swimming pool [kids]

Food & beverage

  • Room service [24-hour]
  • Room service
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside bar
  • Bar


  • Pets allowed

Cleaning services

  • Laundry service

Guest services

  • Babysitting service
  • Tours
  • Concierge

On-site facilities

  • Family room
  • Garden
  • Elevator
  • Salon
  • Shop(s)
  • Smoking area

Health and security

  • Safety deposit boxes
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Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-3 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 3 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 12:00PM
Check-Out Until: 12:00PM
Number of Floors: 4
Number of Rooms : 93
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2010
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Recent customer comments

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Very good

  • Cleanliness 7.7
  • Facilities 8.4
  • Location 8.7
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.8
  • Service 7.8
  • Value for money 7.6
  • Food/Dining 7.5

Upuli K.
Sri Lanka
May 09, 2016
Great place & conveniently located
Friendly staff and clean ..Value for money

ivo S.
Czech Republic
May 05, 2016
just new bathrooms badly ventilated
Colonial hotel, novely renovated, just the new bathrooms are badly ventilated and enlighted

Aruna J.
Sri Lanka
April 17, 2016
nice stay
Very good hotel in Kandy. Pleasent stay.

Lakshmi R.
Sri Lanka
March 23, 2016
Good Hotel for a short stay
Location,Bed Very Comfortable,Staff
We were a group of five,many elderly people.So booking fourth floor was wrong as lift goes upto third floor only.We had to climb many steps.The Hotel is old but the Rooms were comfortable.Our Bathroom washbasin had a issue the water got clogged.Since We were just staying overnight We did not complain about it.We orderd take away packed Breakfast since We left at 5am.It was excellent with Vegetarian food as We ordered, and so much variety.Reception Staff were very couteous.A very good location in Kandy.It was a pleasant stay.Will stay in this Hotel again.

Dinesh S.
February 28, 2016

Lasith S.
Sri Lanka
January 20, 2016
"caring staff, delicious food & perfect location"
caring staff, delicious food & perfect location
Wonderful experience for family and kids in Kandy.

Fiona C.
United Kingdom
January 09, 2016
Nice pool,good location, reasonably priced buffets
Enjoyed our stay,staff helpful. Room okay, nice walk along the lake into town (though too muc traffic!)

Lucy H.
December 25, 2015
Great hotel
Good hotel in a great location right on the lake. Comfortable and large rooms.

Nadika A.
Sri Lanka
December 19, 2015
Hotel condition and the facilities need to improve
Not so good

Rosanna F.
United States
December 15, 2015
Definitely not 4 star
Location, staff courtesy, billiards
Room had shabby furniture (the cupboard had small wooden pieces to keep the door from opening), staff in the dining room and bar were really slow and not very responsive, housekeeping staff shout early mornings in the corridors, a group of tourists kept us up late into the night shouting at each other in the corridors and at 6pm in the morning their tour guide went around banging on doors and screaming for persons to wake up! Further, the hotel prohibits smoking but these same tourists were smoking in their rooms and having a card party with their room opened thus circulating their smoking to the entire floor. No action taken by the management to stop it.


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