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Tourmaline Hotel

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Situated on a hill not too far from the central part of Kandy, the Tourmaline is a small hotel that will cater for business travellers as well as tourists. The room was spacious and although furniture was simple, everything you need is available and working well. Cleanliness was very good, the bedsheet and towels fresh and the bed comfortable. The...

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Dear Reviewer, Thank you for posting review on trip advisor about your experience at The Tourmaline. We are thrilled to learn that you enjoyed your stay and that we succeeded to make your stay a true memorable one. we have shared your comments with the team, so that they are aware of their contribution in helping to satisfy you and...

Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2016

set on a hill side overlooking Kandy, well away from the noisy and heat of the city. You can actually see and hear birds. Located within a residential area on small roads so very quiet. Take a tuktuk into Kandy for around 300 rupees(less than £2.50) just by walking out of the hotel and picking one up on the road....

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Dear Reviewer, Thank you for posting review on trip advisor about your experience at The Tourmaline. We are thrilled to learn that you enjoyed your stay and that we succeeded to make your stay a true memorable one. we have shared your comments with the team, so that they are aware of their contribution in helping to satisfy you and...

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Great hotel. We arrived quite early (8.30 am) but the manager (Michelle) got our room ready in 30 mins. We were served tea while we waited. The room (311) was very nice, clean with great views of the town and the mountains. Toiletries, hot water all good. Wifi was decent. In the evening they sent us a fruit plate with...

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Dear Reviewer, Thank you for posting review on trip advisor about your experience at The Tourmaline. We are thrilled to learn that you enjoyed your stay and that we succeeded to make your stay a true memorable one. we have shared your comments with the team, so that they are aware of their contribution in helping to satisfy you and...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 February 2016

The hotel is old and showing signs of beginning to fall apart. It was like walking into the 70's.They showed me to a room with a single bed and a shower over the bath. It is not what you expect for the prices they charge.. On the plus side, the staff were very friendly and organised a transfer for me...

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Anura B, General Manager at Tourmaline Hotel, responded to this review

There are some unacceptable comments like these purely because the guest wanted to check out after two days when the booking was made for three days. If this was informed at the beginning or given an indication the hotel would take efforts to sell the room, and allow the guest an early departure. Last minute the hotel had no choice....

North Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2016

This is a lovely hotel set above the city of Kandy in Sri Lanka. From the very first step into the hotel, the staff are truly professional without being pushy. The hotel rooms are light and airy and we had a great view looking down at the city. Food choices were good for all nationalities.

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Sydney
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

This hotel offers outstanding views from its high location. The vista of Kandy are spectacular. The rooms are superb with very comfortable beds and clean and fresh linen. The bathrooms have all showers , slightly annoying that the shower is in the bath. The restaurant offers a high quality menu. Staff were friendly and helpful at all times.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Nicely placed on the hills near Kandy short tuk tuk ride from city centre. Big clean beds, great view, large rooms, clean modern bathroom, pool, bar and tasty food. Lots of birds and small animals in the garden surrounds. Would stay again. Xx

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We loved the hotel. The service was great, room had a great valley view, food was good and the room itself was spacious. The hotel went out of the way to provide us with special food as per our request to make our stay comfortable. There is a nice but shared swimming pool with its adjoining facility with the same...

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London
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

It feels like the hotel has been around for a long time, but the refurb has been done well to make it more modern. Great views over Kandy and the best breakfast we had on the whole trip. Very comfortable bed and the rooms had everything we needed. Only negatives were that dinner in the restaurant was disappointing and that...

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Reviewed 3 January 2016

One of the best located property with beautiful surroundings and great view from all the angle . You feel you are in heaven . Very good service and all the comforts are taken care . You can not ask for more then this .

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Refurbished in 2009, Hotel Tourmaline has evolved over the years to portray a resort lifestyle that caters to the discerning traveler. With painstaking attention to detail—from its elegant exterior, cuisine and ambience, the hotel is ideal for both the business as well as leisure traveler. The natural scenic beauty that surrounds the hotel creates the perfect relaxing atmosphere to help you unwind and enjoy the many modern amenities that make your stay a memorable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tourmaline Hotel

Address: Aniwatte, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Price Range: ₹ 6,307 - ₹ 11,339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tourmaline Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Kandy
#10 Spa Hotel in Kandy
#13 Romantic Hotel in Kandy
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