Queens Hotel - Kandy

No 4, Dalada Veediya, Kandy, Sri Lanka, .  show map
 3 stars
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Queens Hotel - Kandy

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Welcome drink

Pub

Cafe

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Overview

The classic 3-star Queens Hotel features laundry, valet parking and room service. The hotel was opened in 1855 and remains an example of colonial architecture in Kandy ever since.

It is set 1 km from the center of Kandy renowned for Natha Devale, Temple of the Gadaladenia and Royal Palace of Kandy. A temple, a museum and historical buildings lie a short distance away.

Tea Museum is located 2.8 km from the property and New Ranweli Spice Garden is just about 4.4 km away.

There is Kandy railway train station nearby. Mawella Lagoon airport is approximately 55 minutes' drive away.

Rooms

The property offers beautiful rooms equipped with an individual safe, multi-channel television, a balcony, climate control and a fridge. The rooms look on to the lake. They also have an electric kettle and coffee/tea makers available for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

The on-site 24-hour restaurant tempts guests with local dishes. Refreshing drinks are offered in the lobby bar. Guests can enjoy a meal in Pizza Hut and White House Restaurant, which are located in a mountain area, just about 5 minutes’ walk from Queens Hotel.

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs USD 7.50 per person per night. 

Services

Such business facilities as a meeting room, a banqueting hall and a business center are available on site.

Relax

Queens Hotel is a child-friendly hotel offering cots, a playroom and a pool. On-site sport activities include golf and table tennis.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   81.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Pub
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Children's pool
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities

Room view

  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Separate bedroom
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 8 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay at the price of USD 4 per person per night in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Queens Hotel - Kandy Kandy location
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Hotel Address:

No 4, Dalada Veediya, Kandy, Sri Lanka, .

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City Center
  • Kandy
    3300 ft
Airports
  • Mawella Lagoon (DIW)
    33.6 mi
  • Sigiriya Slaf Base (GIU)
    46.1 mi
Train Stations
  • Kandy railway station
    3000 ft
Restaurants
  • Pizza Hut
    200 ft
  • Rams (cuisine: Indian)
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    81

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double bed
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    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Queens Hotel - Kandy Kandy location
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      Hotel Address:

      No 4, Dalada Veediya, Kandy, Sri Lanka, .

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Kandy
        3300 ft
      Airports
      • Mawella Lagoon (DIW)
        33.6 mi
      • Sigiriya Slaf Base (GIU)
        46.1 mi
      Train Stations
      • Kandy railway station
        3000 ft
      Restaurants
      • Pizza Hut
        200 ft
      • Rams (cuisine: Indian)
        700 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        81

      Hotel Awards

      Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKandyQueens

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in Sri Lanka

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      Queens Location

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      • Museums
      • Convention centers
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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 3000 ft
      • Kandy Lake - 3700 ft

      Train stations

      • Kandy railway station - 2700 ft

      Shopping areas

      • Kandy City Center Shopping Mall - 400 ft

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Kandy Clock Tower - 1000 ft
      • Sri Dalada Maligawa - 1000 ft
      • Kandy View Point - 1400 ft
      • National Museum - 1400 ft
      • British Garrison Cemetery - 1700 ft
      • Bahirawakanda Vihara Buddha Statue - 2700 ft
      • Kandy Central Hospital - 1.4 mi
      • Kandy Pogolla Reservoir - 2.0 mi

      Stadiums

      • Bogambara Stadium - 1700 ft
      • Asgiriya Stadium - 2700 ft

      Museums

      • Kandyan Art Association & Cultural Centre - 1400 ft
      • Kandy Museum - 1400 ft
      • Ceylon Tea Museum - 1.7 mi

      Parks

      • Royal Palace Park - 1000 ft
      • Udawatta Kele Sanctuary - 2300 ft

      Public parking

      • Temple of Tooth Relic - 1000 ft
      • Lakeside Adventist Hospital - 3000 ft

      Local attractions

      • Tea Museum - 1.7 mi
        Hantana, Kandy
      • Lankatilaka Temple - 7.9 mi
        Gadaldeniya Rd, Kandy
      • New Ranweli Spice Garden - 2.7 mi
        Gannoruwa Kandy, Kandy

      Near the hotel

      • Kandy Lake - 300 ft
        Centre of Kandy City, Kandy
      • Natha Devale - 900 ft
        Temple Square 20000, Kandy
      • National Museum Kandy - 1400 ft
        National Museum, Kandy, Central Province, Kandy
      • Temple of the Gadaladenia - 3400 ft
      • Temple of the Tooth - 1200 ft
        Palace Square, Kandy
      • Maha Vishnu Devalaya - 1100 ft
        Temple Square, Kandy
      • Peradeniya Botanical Gardens - 2400 ft
        Kandy, Sri Lanka, Kandy

      Restaurants nearby

      • Pizza Hut - 200 ft

        Address: D.S Senanayake Veediya

        50% likes this, based on 135 reviews

      • White House Restaurant - 900 ft

        Address: 21 Dalada Veediya
        Phone: +94 81 2232765

        64% likes this, based on 190 reviews
        Price Range: USD 6 - USD 11

      • Royal Bar & Hotel Restaurant - 800 ft

        Address: No.44, King's Street
        Phone: 081-2224449

        82% likes this, based on 25 reviews

      • Rams - 700 ft

        Address: 87, Colombo Street

        62% likes this, based on 39 reviews
        Cuisine: Indian

      • The Kandy Garden Club & Cafe - 800 ft

        Address: 9 Sangaraja Mawatha

        60% likes this, based on 71 reviews
        Cuisine: Asian

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        81

      Hotel Awards

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      Queens Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Queens

      Average guest rating

      6.8out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 50 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Couple
        6.6

        Big rooms, but a little old and quirky. There's a lot of history in this old hotel! We liked it.

        Couldn't take a shower due to cold water problems - we could only get boiling hot water. A janitor tried to help us, but even he couldn't figure out why this happened.

      • Couple
        4.0

        from the entrance on wards staff were very rude, and pool didn't have a lifeguard

      • Couple
        8.8

        Huge rooms, very old but stylish.

      • Older travelers
        5.8

        Central location in Kandy. Next to the lake and the Temple of the Tooth. Public rooms, bar, restaurant etc are spacious and well cared for and just what you hope for in a hotel of this age. Breakfast good and buffet dinner very good value for money.

        Distance of room from reception. Taken in lift to first floor and then had to walk what seemed like miles to a flight of stairs. Then walked another long distance to 2 more flights of stairs. Would be very hard if you had any sort of disability, were old or had kids with you. On arrival at room it too was disappointing. Very, very dated and poorly equipped. Reception staff very keen to take our money before we saw the room and I can see why.

      • Family with children
        4.6

        Excellent location,

        Very old and dirty. I do not recommend it for people who normally prefer to stay in five or four stars hotel.

      • Single
        5.8

        Good location next to Temple, although you are woken at 05.30 every morning by the chanting relayed from loudspeakers. The hotel is an old colonial building and if refurbished could be an extremely beautiful hotel. Food in Chinese restaurant better than main restaurant. Didn't get chance to go in the pool but it looked ok.

        Nowhere near 4* rooms shabby & basic. No hair dryer in rooms you have to call reception for one then they want to know how long you will be using it for because another customer would like to dry their hair !! No room safe, very inconvenient to have to use the one in reception. I had buffet dinner in the main restaurant which was awful. Tasteless & dried up possibly the worst meal I've ever had in Asia. The dining room lacks any sort of charm or character. If traveling from Colombo I strongly advise the express train, observation carriage approx 350 lkr but you cannot book online & have to book well in advance.The taxi fare is 7000- 8000 lkr & is horrendous,traffic is really bad & takes 3 hours. It is much better to stay in Kandy overnight than attempt to do a day trip from Colombo as the round trip will take 6 hours of your day.

      • Older travelers
        6.2

        Great location for exploring Kandy. Atmospheric and characterful hotel, if a little run down. Good tea.

        Staff initially denied all knowledge of our booking and were unwelcoming until they finally found it. Rooms facing onto the road are very noisy, starting with drumming from the temple opposite from 2am, before the traffic starts around 5am. Poolside changing area very grotty. Lousy breakfast.

      • Single
        4.6

        the location and the swimming pool

        Staff not very helpful. Elevator only works for first floor. Extremely long walk to room 338 up 3 flights of stairs carrying own bags. Cold breakfast if arriving in last 30 minutes before closing. No bar staff on hand at times as they are out back cleaning. Unfriendly welcoming from security staff at all times. Impossibility of finding decent parking. Television has reception only for Sinhalese language. Only 1 sheet on bed. Mini-fridge locked. Floors very squeaky. Banging on door the next morning waking me up at 9am to ask if I wished to stay another night. Overall, the worst hotel experience I've had in over 40 countries.

      • Group of friends
        9.6

        I like the room and the wooden floor And the stuff r friendly

      • Family with children
        5.0

        The hotel has good charm and we liked the old world feel.

        Bed Bugs! I sat up late one night in the downstairs lobby surfing the web. After a while I felt myself scratching and upon lifting my shirt I noticed some critters on my skin. A quick google search confirmed that they were indeed bed bugs. After informing the manager that particular chair was removed. Overall the staff were pretty unhelpful and extremely slow, sometimes needed to be asked more than once for straightforward requests. Our lake view room was noisier than hell!

      • Single
        10.0

        Queens hotel is tipically Victorian style hotel with great history, situated on the shores of Kandy lake. The rooms and bathroom were very spacious and very clean and all the service in hotel excellent.

        There is nothing bad about this hotel.

      • Single
        5.4

        The building itself is beautiful but needs upgrading. The location was very convenient and the hotel itself was very clean.

        The front desk staff were a bit inefficient. The sound was terrible in the room I stayed in (209). Although I didn't get any street noise, I could hear every rustle, cough and conversation of the people in the room next door.

      • Older travelers
        5.8

        Nice old historic building. Good location.

        Too expensive for what we got. A little bit grubby. We found one cockroach in the hallway and the other one in the dining room.

      • Single
        5.8

        The coffee and tea pot in the room the cleanliness of the room itself. The Pricing is great and location is in a very convinent location.

        The Bath tub wasn't clean. There was a hole in the door across from me and that got my curosity up and when I looked into it it looked right into the bathroom next to me. That's scary thought.

      • Group of friends
        3.4

        Not worth for the room price and food served well below standard. We found another hotel with excellent food and service at cheaper price and a great location. The request for quiet room with a view not met at Queens Hotel. Cannot be recommended.

        Hotel did not respect request for quiet room. The power in the room went off twice due to short circuit. Location not recommended as it is very noisy as of four o'clock in the morning. Can be used as transit hotel for one night only.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Queens Hotel - Kandy Kandy location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      No 4, Dalada Veediya, Kandy, Sri Lanka, .

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Kandy
        3300 ft
      Airports
      • Mawella Lagoon (DIW)
        33.6 mi
      • Sigiriya Slaf Base (GIU)
        46.1 mi
      Train Stations
      • Kandy railway station
        3000 ft
      Restaurants
      • Pizza Hut
        200 ft
      • Rams (cuisine: Indian)
        700 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        81

      Hotel Awards

      Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKandyQueens

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in Sri Lanka

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