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Kings Pavilion Kandy

Kandy, Kandy and the Hill Country, Sri Lanka

At a Glance

  • Great location to explore city and its heritage sites
  • This is a newly built property with very modern, spacious rooms
  • Nice infinity pool with views over valley below
  • There is a family suite making this a great option for families
  • Enjoy a variety of spa treatments, including the use of the sauna
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Year round destination. Because the Hill Country it so high up it rarely gets unbearably hot. The months of December to April are probably the best time to visit, as temperatures rise to around 28C during the day but cool down at night. During the monsoon season from October to December you can expect heavy downpours. June to September are the driest months here, when there’s almost no rain at all.

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Insider's View

 For a honeymoon stay, choose the junior suite by the pool for more luxury and more privacy

Call us on 020 3993 8476 to start planning your holiday to Kings Pavilion Kandy or take a look at our itineraries to Hill Country


Kings Pavilion is based just 15 minutes outside the centre of Kandy, a bustling town which is home to the Temple of the Tooth. Situated on a hill side this boutique hotel gives great views down over the valley and town below.

Kings Pavilion is a boutique hotel in Kandy with nine modern and spacious rooms. Situated on a hill overlooking the lush valley below, it is in a great location with lots of verdant open space.

The rooms are designed to be spacious and modern while maintaining a contemporary Sri Lankan style. The hotel is decorated with local art work and handmade furniture, and each of the rooms are uniquely decorated. For honeymooners, opt for the King Suite for a more luxurious experience. The Queen Suite is perfect for families, with ample space for two double beds and a separate living space.

This property has its own spa, complete with a sauna and steam room. Also on offer are yoga classes, complimentary bicycles and painting facilities. There is a small infinity pool overlooking the valley.

The restaurant offers a la carte options for all meals, with a great range of both international and local dishes. Relax and enjoy one the signature dishes such as the Kings Pavilion Mix Grill Special while looking over the lawns and valley below.

Kings Pavilion Kandy truly is the perfect place for those wanting to relax and unwind after a long day of exploring the surrounding region.

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Children are welcome at Kings Pavilion however there are no formal childcare facilities. Cots and high chairs can be provided complimentary upon request.


Children are welcome at Kings Pavilion however there are no formal childcare facilities. Cots and high chairs can be provided complimentary upon request.


There is one restaurant that offers an al a carte menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Offering a range of international and Sri Lankan dishes including the signature dishes Kings Pavilion Secret Cheese & Apple Salad, Seafood Kingdom, Kings Pavilion Mix Grill Special. The spa can offer both single and couples treatments as well as the use of the sauna and steam.


There is a great range of activities to keep you busy during your stay in Kandy, from ancient temples, markets to natural spots such as the botanic gardens or the Udawatta Kele forest reserve. Located 15 minutes from the centre of Kandy this is the perfect place to explore the bustling city. From the famed Temple of the Tooth to the local markets Kandy has a lot to offer. Take the time to explore from the flora and fauna at the botanical gardens with a guide, or venture further a field into Udawatta Kele, an enchanting forest reserve. 



Sophie Jones (Staff)

The design of the property is beautiful with lovely polished concrete and large open bathrooms. The infinity pool overlooking Kandy and surrounding hills is beautiful and so inviting! 


  • Explore the Tea Plantations

    During your stay in the Hill Country, explore the tea plantations where you can see the tea pluckers at work, visit a tea factory, or go for a walk through the rolling green hills.

  • Guided Tour of Kandy: Gods, Kings & Men

    Today head to the centre of Kandy, once known as the Kingdom of Kandy. Take some time to visit the famous UNESCO protected Temple of the Tooth. Next wander around the colourful market followed by some tea at the historic Queen's Hotel.

  • Kandy Royal Botanical Gardens

    The Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya, Kandy, is renowned for its wide variety of plant species

    and beautiful flowers. Of particular note is the collection of a variety of orchids.

  • Sigiriya Rock

    The Sigiriya rock rises majestically from the jungle floor. It is famous for its ‘mirror wall’, so called because of its highly polished surface. Half-way up there are galleries with frescoes in brilliant tempera. Sigirya dates from the 5th century AD.

  • Temple of the Tooth

    This evening you will visit The Temple of the Tooth. The stunning 17th-century Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) is believed to house the left upper canine tooth of the Lord Buddha himself.

  • Train from Kandy to Hatton

    The 2 hour train journey to Hatton is a glorious way to see the rolling countryside from your observation car, as you climb into the hills and tea plantations.

  • Visit to an Artist's Home in Kandy

    Meet with Ranju the artist during an intimate visit to his studio in Kandy. Gain an intimate insight into Sri Lanka's budding art scene and the artist behind some extraordinary pieces.

Location & directions

Kandy, Kandy and the Hill Country, Sri Lanka

Kings Pavilion is situated just 1.5km outside the centre of Kandy.

How to get there

Fly into Colombo's Bandaranaike International Airport. The drive from the airport takes 2-hours from Colombo to Kandy.

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Call us on 020 3993 8476 to start planning your holiday to Kings Pavilion Kandy or take a look at our itineraries to Hill Country

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