Swiss Residence

No. 23, Bahirawakanda, Kandy, Kandy, Sri Lanka | 3 star hotel
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Green Planet:- Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by alizah.aziz.1


On 2nd June 2013 we landed at Bandarniake International airport. We reached our hotel by airport taxi. We stayed at Colombo for 3 nights. We visited Independence square, National Museum, National Art Gallery, Buddhist temple and saw parliment building we also visited beach. The next day we went for shopping at Odel, House of Fashion and Majestic …

A Fascinating Monastery in the Caves

A travel blog entry by simonandamanda


After our usual buffet breakfast in the Eidelweiss restaurant we set off in the car around 10 am heading north towards the Matale district which is part of the cultural triangle formed between Kandy and the other ancient capital cities of Sri Lanka. We were on a road we had not taken before, but it was just like all the others we have seen so …

Our Last Day in Kandy

A travel blog entry by simonandamanda


After breakfast we drove four miles east of Kandy to the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens which are said to be the largest and finest in Sri Lanka. There were hundreds of mostly very small school children visiting the gardens with their teachers and we found out later that it is World Children's Day today so that is probably the reason. In any …

In which we fall in love with elephants

A travel blog entry by simonandamanda


Woke very early, must be the jet lag. We hadn't noticed much on our arrival in the dark and were delighted to find that our room had a very large balcony and directly overlooked the lagoon. Down for breakfast we found that the place was almost deserted apart from a wedding couple having photos taken by the water’s edge. We were served …

Up country where the tea comes from

A travel blog entry by simonandamanda


We set off with Hashan at about 10.30 am on the road to Nuwara Eliya, up in the hills. The road was narrow and very busy with lots of crazy drivers and we soon realised that, in Sri Lanka, the distance in miles may be short but the distance in time will be much, much longer than that!

The road twisted and turned through many small …

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This 3 star hotel, located on No. 23, Bahirawakanda, Kandy, 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 ReviewsSwiss Residence Kandy

    Reviewed by simonandamanda

    A good reasonably priced hotel

    Reviewed Sep 26, 2012
    by (10 reviews) , Hong Kong Flag of Hong Kong

    An old style hotel with good sized, comfortable, air conditioned rooms. The food is good and the staff are very helpful and do their best to please. Wi Fi is available at extra charge. It works but the speed is fairly slow.

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews Swiss Residence Kandy

    3.00 of 5 stars Good