Olde Empire Hotel

21, Temple Street, Kandy, Sri Lanka | B&B
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This B&B, located on 21, Temple Street, Kandy, is near Citadel of Sigiriya - Lion Rock, Fresco Paintings at Sigiriya 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

    Tired legs in a city.

    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 …

    Kandy - eine Reise wert

    A travel blog entry by diana783 on Jan 31, 2014

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    Die alte Reichsstadt Kandy... Ein ständiges Gewusel... viele Farben und Gerüche, lautes Hupen und Massen an Menschen und Verkehr.. umgeben von Gebäude im Kolonialstil. Hat was!
    Erholung gibts am See und rund um den Zahntempel. Den …

    Dag 1 Kandy

    A travel blog entry by bertnmarij on Aug 10, 2014

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    ... Buddha which is kept here in a temple and which is driven around the city every year with a wide procession of elephants and dancers. To the chagrin of Sakula this festival is commercially exploited and the best seats are sold for 100€ while Buddhism is all about selfless deeds and cleaning up your karma as much as possible. De dag begint om 8h15 met een warm groen kruidendrankje waarvan je 100 jaar wordt. Ze menen het hier wel hoor! Na de groene toverdrank krijgen ...

    Temples, Tea, Herbs, and Carvings

    A travel blog entry by resiststatusquo on Oct 18, 2013

    ... was tired of waiting for the Frenchman to email back and wait for the hiking dude to email me back. It was time to move on.

    I ate breakfast, stocked up on supplies, and went back to the guest house.

    The biggest Sri Lankan lesson I learned in Kandy was to cross the street with an old woman with a child. Unless instructed by a policeman, drivers will runover men, teenagers, and women. They will stop for children with older women. Follow them, or run across the ...

    It's been a while.... Elephant adventure!

    A travel blog entry by gos201 on Sep 02, 2013

    ... I am approaching my lesson there this afternoon with a different plan, to try and make it more successful for both myself and them! Instead of using worksheets the majority of the lesson will be songs/dance activities to learn body parts (such as head shoulders knees and toes, okie cokie etc) followed by a group activity of creating a human body and labelling it. I hope that works out a bit better - if anything it should tire them out a bit! It would be much more helpful if ...