About Us

Surrounded by a nature reserve where guests can roam around and breathe in fresh air, Hotel Thilanka is located in Kandy which is the ancient hill capital that still emanates its majesty. The hotel itself offers guests the ideal atmosphere of a traditional and artistic epitome of this ancient and cultural kingdom. With rich vibrant colours and modern amenities, the hotel caters to all your needs from relaxation to mouth watering local cuisines.


Overlooking the ancient and sacred city of Kandy, Hotel Thilanka is a mere 10 minute walk away from the city centre as well as the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. The distance from the International Airport in Katunayake to the hotel is approximately 100km while you can easily hire a vehicle to the hotel or even an air taxi service. Since Kandy in considered the hill capital there are various forms of transportation available to many parts of the island.


Hotel Thilanka offers guests the luxury of 87 beautifully designed rooms that range from standard and deluxe rooms to large suites. Offering a unique traditional appeal that depicts the rich culture of Sri Lanka, the rooms are adorned with brightly lit colours of red, orange and yellow. Offering a perfect combination of aesthetic, traditional and modern ideas, the rooms include a mini bar, piped music, a television, hot and cold water as well as a functional bathroom.


The restaurant at Hotel Thilanka offers guests a pleasant surrounding with the garden on one side. You can enjoy delicious local and International cuisine and maybe have a few drinks at the bar before enjoying your dinner with distant views of the hills. For any type of event, the hotel banquet hall is a fine venue while the hotel business centre is well equipped to suit your needs. For total balance, beauty and rejuvenation, the Ayurvedic Spa works wonders. Professional therapists carry out treatment programmes that range from 1 day to 21 days. Yoga and meditation facilities are also available at the hotel. The hotel also consists of a swimming pool where you can relax and enjoy a swim while also enjoying the beautiful views of the surrounding hills.


Adventure and excursion is a definite must when staying over at Hotel Thilanka. For trekking and bird watching the Udawaththakele Nature Reserve is ideal since its located right next door. You can hire a bicycle and tour the ancient city of Kandy and maybe head towards the close mountain ranges for day hikes. Places of interest include the Temple of the Tooth Relic, the Lankathilake Temple, the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens as well as the Victoria Golf Course which is about half an hour away from the city.


It is an ancient philosophy. It is the oldest healing from on earth going back to the days of Brahma! The Father of all Gods. Ayurveda looks to balance the mind & body by returning to the Five Elements - earth, water, fire, air & ether.Nature has the finest ingredients that our body needs and our Ayurveda Spa seeks to un earth these purest and finest resources and their secrets to invigorate your mind & ease your body, enabling you to glow inside out. The ayurveda spa takes you back to the elements its rustic earthly & minimalist interiors & the perfect spiritual retreat.


Facilities at Hotel Thilanka, include a restaurant and bar where guests can enjoy a taste of local and international dishes as well as refreshing drinks, wines and spirits to your hearts content.


For recreational purposes the swimming pool is a fine place to take a dip while enjoying the cool climes of the hills. The pool deck offers a fine view of the city and the distant mountains where guests can laze around.