Kings Pavilion Kandy
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.
- 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
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.
When to visit
For a honeymoon stay, choose the junior suite by the pool for more luxury and more privacy
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