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Providing mountain views, Rivora Residence in Kandy provides accommodation, a restaurant, a fitness centre, a shared lounge, a garden and a terrace. The homestay features both WiFi and private parking free of charge.

All units come with a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom with a hairdryer, bidet, shower and bath. Some units include a patio and/or a balcony with lake views.

Continental and buffet breakfast options are available daily at Rivora Residence.

The accommodation offers a children's playground.

Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at Rivora Residence, while cycling can be enjoyed nearby.

Kandy City Center Shopping Mall is 3.1 miles from the homestay, while Kandy Museum is 3.1 miles away. The nearest airport is Bandaranaike International, 66.5 miles from Rivora Residence, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

Rivora Residence has been welcoming guests since 5 Jul 2017.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.3)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Asian, American, Buffet

Free private parking available on-site


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  • The staff speak English
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The Rivora Team
Rivora Residence is a luxurious Boutique Hotel to spend a refreshing holiday. Set in the heart of Kandy city, located in a GREEN and blended with a peaceful environment. We provide lavishly designed elegant rooms with modern architectural elements. Our Team provide excellent personalised customer service for our guests. Rivora is the ideal place for your holiday getaway and to relax , enjoy and doze off after a tour around the Kandy city. The Hotel is located just 40m to Pologolla reservoir air-taxi(airport) and 5 minutes drive to the Kandy Town. IT IS YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME! LUXURY REDEFINED!
Dear Beloved Guests, On behalf of our entire staff, we would like to welcome you to our property. We are honoured that you have chosen to stay with us and look forward to providing you with a memorable experience. For your convenience, the Rivora Residence offers several on-site amenities and dining options at Rivora Restaurant and Lounge . If you’re ready to step out and explore the area, our hotel is conveniently located, within short distance of a variety of popular restaurants and local attractions. If you need anything during your stay our staff will be pleased to assist you — morning, noon or night! Just call the front desk and we will be at your service. Or reach out to us via text or on Facebook Messenger [Rivora Residence]. We’re on Instagram @ [rivora.residence] and Facebook @ [Rivora Residence]. Tag us in your posts as well. USE #rivoraresidence. We sincerely thank you for choosing The Rivora Residence and hope that you have a comfortable and pleasant stay.
Rivora Residence is situated in a Calm and Quiet neighbourhood without the hustle and bustle in the Kandy City. Kandy Museum is 2.4 km from the homestay, while Sri Dalada Maligawa and Kandy City Center Shopping Mall is just 2KM away. Rivora is the ideal getaway for your perfect holiday in Kandy.
Language spoken: English
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Kandy Pogolla Reservoir
    0.4 miles
  • Kandy Central Hospital
    0.9 miles
  • Udawatta Kele Sanctuary
    1.1 miles
  • Asgiriya Stadium
    1.3 miles
  • Royal Palace of Kandy
    1.4 miles
  • Kandy Lake
    1.5 miles
  • National Museum
    1.5 miles
  • Temple of Tooth Relic
    1.5 miles
  • Sri Dalada Maligawa
    1.5 miles
  • Kandy Museum
    1.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Kandyan Grand
    0.9 miles
Top attractions
  • British Garrison Cemetery
    1.6 miles
  • Kandy City Center Shopping Mall
    1.7 miles
  • Lakeside Adventist Hospital
    1.9 miles
  • Bogambara Stadium
    1.9 miles
  • Kandy railway station
    2 miles
  • Ceylon Tea Museum
    3.3 miles
  • Kandy Royal Botanic Gardens
    4.7 miles
  • Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
    5.8 miles
  • Gadaladeniya Temple
    7.3 miles
Natural beauty
  • River Mahawali
    0.1 miles
Closest airports
  • Bandaranaike International Airport
    52.8 miles
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1 restaurant on site

    Rivora Restaurant and Lounge

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, High tea

Facilities of Rivora Residence
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Tumble dryer
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Children's playground
  • Fitness centre
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
  • Restaurant
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Secured parking
Reception services
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Books, DVDs, or music for children
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito net
  • Executive lounge access
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Soundproofing
  • Private entrance
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
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14:00 - 00:00


Until 11:00 hours


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Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Cot upon request
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
US$20 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

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Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Rivora Residence in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Rivora Residence

  • Rivora Residence has 1 restaurant:

    • Rivora Restaurant and Lounge

  • Guests staying at Rivora Residence can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Rivora Residence by:

    • Taxi 2h

  • Check-in at Rivora Residence is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Rivora Residence offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Cycling
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Children's playground
    • Cooking class
    • Bike tours
    • Yoga classes
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Fitness
    • Walking tours
    • Themed dinner nights

  • Rivora Residence is 1.7 miles from the centre of Kandy.

  • The prices at Rivora Residence may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.