Olde Empire Hotel

Address: 21, Temple Street, Kandy, Sri Lanka | B&B
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This B&B, located on 21, Temple Street, Kandy, is near Fresco Paintings at Sigiriya Rock, Citadel of Sigiriya - Lion Rock, Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, and Galle Fort.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsOlde Empire Hotel Kandy

    Reviewed by beckeyjw

    Quirky hotel, maze of rooms

    Reviewed Apr 27, 2014
    by (6 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Beds a bit like old hospital beds but nice enough.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by blummo

    Old, Central and Beautiful

    Reviewed Jun 19, 2012
    by (7 reviews) , Israel Flag of Israel

    I stayed in the olde empire. it was nice experience. I liked the wooden house and the main central location. the balcony in the second floor is the "cherry" of the hotel with cozy chairs and beautiful design.
    The rice and curry in the restaurant downstairs is also amazing.

    The cons are the not so clean sheets and cold water in the shower.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Olde Empire Hotel Kandy

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Travel Blogs from Kandy

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    A travel blog entry by beckeyjw on Apr 27, 2014

    On Saturday by the time we arrived, after climbing Adams Peak, we were pretty tired and didn't really appreciate the walking, especially up and down the stairs, but we could already see how big the city was and how upmarket certain shops were. We had had found a cheap place to stay, which was right next to the temple of the tooth, and the lake but …

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