Swiss Residence Kandy***

The Swiss Residence is situated in the luscious green hills of Kandy. A rich blend of Swiss and Kandyan architecture perched on the highest point of Bahirawakanda where your eyes can feast on the salubrious Knuckles range forest and virgin green hills of Hantane Kale. Conveniently tucked away from the hub of the city life The Swiss Residence is an ideal retreat for those who wish a holiday away from the rush of the mainstream.Swiss Residence is located 120km away from the city of Colombo and 110km away from the International Airport in Katunayake. Perched atop the steep “Bahirawakanda Hill”, the hotel offers breathtaking views of the surroundings.


Swiss Residence features 40 rooms ranging from Standard, Deluxe Rooms and a Royal Suite. Designed with a touch of Kandyan hospitality and a comforting atmosphere, the rooms are provided with a ceiling fan, air-conditioning, piped music, television, minibar, tea/coffee making facilities, private balcony and an attached bathroom with hot and cold water. Hair dryers and baby cots can be provided upon request.

Residence Facilities

The Swiss Residence has its own Restaurant “Edelweiss” where guests are provided with the opportunity to enjoy delicious meals including sea food menus. The Lounge Bar and the Open Air Beer Garden are excellent venues to relax and enjoy drinks and snacks. Swiss Residence consists of its very own banquet hall designed for special functions while business clients can take advantage of its conference facilities.For recreation purposes, the Swiss Residence houses a swimming pool where guests can enjoy a swim or laze around as well as a pool table and other indoor activities. Other facilities includes a shopping arcade with a gem shop, a discotheque, wireless internet access, safety deposit boxes, car park within the premises, housekeeping and a launderette.


The city of Kandy is visually rich with its narrow streets lined with old buildings and crowded with people. Guests can explore the wonders Kandy has to offer by foot while enjoying the cool climate of the hill capital.Attractions include the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, the Kandy Lake, the Kandy Museum, Gadaladeniya Temple, Lankathilake Temple, Embekke Devalaya and many more. For the nature lover and the adventurous traveler, places of interest include the Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya, Udawatta Kele Sanctuary, the Hanthana Mountain and the Kunckles Mountain Range.

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