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Olde Empire Hotel

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Reviewed 30 May 2016

The Olde Empire Hotel is good value for Kandy. I have stayed here about 10 times over the last 3 years, and also tried a variety of other places in Kandy. Part of what you pay for here is the great location - overlooking Temple...More

Thank Kylie M
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch with my family including my 9 yr old boy in his first trip to Sri Lanka. On the plus side the toast was great with mango and ginger jam. My parents had the Sri Lanka rice and curry, which didn't get...More

Thank Nirmal L
Reviewed 16 April 2016

This place is infested with bedbugs. At first the manager adamantly denied that there were any bedbugs, but then he conceded that they have always had a bedbug problem, and deal with it by burning incense. Do NOT stay here unless you want to bring...More

Thank Kandula A
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Very basic, rustic room and common baths. But nevertheless: Very charming. And the location right next to Kandy Lake and The temple of Tooth simply could not be better. Strongly recommended. Very nice cafe downstairs.

Thank PrebenVJ
Reviewed 13 February 2016

We wanted to have evening meal, there was no space but waiting fine minutes they arranged for us inside. Very friendly staff, nice food, very special venue. Free wi-fi working very well, good location right by the lake

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"best location, clean room"
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"The rooms closer to the balcony are bigger and nicer, but more expensive."
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"We had evening meal"
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"Ask for an attached bathroom"
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