Tourmaline Hotel - Kandy

Contact Person : booking service.
Phone : +94 11 5873305 - 7
UK Customers: 020 3286 0182
Fax : +94 11 2555447

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Kandy, the last standing royal citadel of Sri Lanka is rich in culture and breathtaking beauty. Overlooking this vast kingdom, Tourmaline Hotel captures all the romance and splendour of a royal era.

Nestled against the scenic backdrop of the hill capital, Tourmaline Hotel overlooks the sheer majesty of the Knuckles Mountain range, Hunas Giriya, Matale Hills and Bible Rock.

Being a historical city, Kandy has a lot to offer its visitors, in terms of history, culture, spirituality, beauty and much more. The Hotel’s relatively close proximity to favourite attractions coupled with distance from the city proper make it the perfect location for business travellers, or visitors to Kandy looking for that extra touch of class.

Built in 1986, Tourmaline Hotel has evolved over the years to portray a resort lifestyle that caters to the the discerning traveller. With painstaking attention to detail—from its elegant exterior, cuisine and ambience, the Hotel is ideal for both the business as well as leisure traveller.

The natural scenic beauty that surrounds the hotel creates the perfect relaxing atmosphere to help you unwind and enjoy the many modern amenities that make your stay a memorable one.


The 29 deluxe rooms housed within the complex are resplendent with luxurious comfort to make your stay with us a royal experience.

Each room comes with an attached bathroom with hot water and our luxurious bath is ideal to soak away the day's toils. With modern, lavish facilities and furnishings in every room, you'll experience stately comfort like never before. While the large gardens and facilities provide complete tranquility, each guest feels ultra-special with our individualised service and personalised attention to comfort and luxury.

All rooms are equipped with Wi-Fi, satellite TV, telephone facilities, mini bar, safe and sitting area to ensure that you maintain your elegant lifestyle no matter where you travel.

Each deluxe room leads off into a private balcony, commanding excellent views of the surrounding hillsides and hotel gardens.


The Hotel provides a coach service almost hourly that takes guests into the city. Excursion tours to explore Kandy city, its suburbs and all attractions are also available on request and can be tailor made to suit the guest’s requirements.

A mini shopping arcade within the hotel premises itself features local handicrafts, batiks, other cottage industry items and world renowned Sri Lankan precious and semi-precious gem stones which make the ideal souvenir for foreign as well as local guests to take back home.

Do speak with our reception desk for more information on how Tourmaline Hotel can make your stay more comfortable.


Our Ayurvedic spa treatments are based upon centuries-old Ayurvedic therapies that support balance and bliss in your life. The revitalizing and therapeutic treatments offered are customized to your particular needs. Specific oils, herbs, and aromas are chosen to provide you with optimal balance and nourishment for your mind-body constitution. All therapies are natural, gentle, and delightfully pleasing.

With our indulgent Spa experience you can be confident of receiving a soothing massage, soak in a herbal bath and overall therapeutic experience that will give you a calm mind, rejuvenated body and uplifted soul.

For our various spa treatment options please consult your spa therapist and make an appointment. The Spa is open from 9am to 7pm daily.


Guests who are keen to keep up with their fitness regime can make use of our well-equipped gym fitted with the finest of equipment, including state-of-the-art resistance machines, and comprehensive weights as well as personal trainers.

Should you wish to design a personal fitness programme, simply ask one of our professional trainers who will be happy to help you.


The large pool situated on the grounds of the hotel overlooking to hill country is inviting in its cold, sheer blue bliss.

Sun decks are available for relaxing and simply chilling out whilst enjoying the view with a cocktail or coffee and our poolside bar is a favourite spot for our guests to relax and enjoy themselves in this little haven nestled in the hills.

Tennis Courts

Both Hotel Topaz and Tourmaline Hotel have access to central tennis courts that is ideal enjoyment to work off some steam and build some stamina. The tennis courts are flood lit and rackets and tennis balls are available upon request

Indoor Games and TV Lounge

Guests who would like to play a few quiet games are welcome to table tennis, draughts, and other board games. Please contact the reception desk to book the table tennis facilities.

For guests of the Hotel Topaz, the TV lounge offers a great supply of DVD movies and a place to mull about on a morning reading the newspapers while sipping the great Ceylon tea.


Appease your taste buds with some of the hill country’s finest gourmet delights at Hotel Tourmaline’s restaurant. The fine-dining restaurant at the Tourmaline Hotel serves up some of Kandy’s most elegant fare in exquisite surroundings.

The outdoor terrace situated alongside the restaurant is perfect for sunset barbecues. Guests enjoy theme evenings out on the terrace where they can indulge their taste buds in our chefs’ finest dishes. On a chilly evening, outdoor music and wine-tastings allow our guests to savour hints of the abundance and majesty of an ancient Kandyan evening.

Meetings and Conferences

For those looking to celebrate an event such as a wedding in grandeur or an intimate meeting or seminar in inspirational surroundings, a banquet hall accommodating 250 people is on offer at Tourmaline Hotel. The banquet hall serves buffet-style meals and can be booked by contacting the hotel.

The hotel provides items such as multimedia projectors, screens, and wireless internet facilities.

118km from Colombo situated on hill over looking the breathtaking Hantana, Knuckles group, Hunnas Giriya, Matale hills & the famous Bible rock.
Products & Services :Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, Telephone facilities, Mini bar, Safe, Sitting area, Spa, Gym, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Indoor Games and TV Lounge.
Check-in/Check-out Time
Normal Check-in Time is 12.00 noon and Check-Out time is 11.00 a.m. Earlier Check-in Time or later Check-out time could be requested on a case by case basis and the hotel may agree depending on availability.

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Sri Lanka Tourism Board

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