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Built in an ancient Colonial-period Bungalow, The Elephant Stables is a beautiful property overlooking Kandy’s lush greenery. It welcomes guests with an outdoor swimming pool and cozy guestrooms. This peaceful hotel is located within 2.5 mi from Kandy Railway Station. Kandy City Center and the popular Temple of Tooth Relic is only 1.2 mi away while Bandaranaike International Airport is 64 mi away. Fitted with hardwood floors and decorated in warm tones, air-conditioned rooms at Elephant Stables all feature a seating area, personal safe, mini-bar and flat-screen TV. Bathrooms come with bathrobes, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can unwind by the sun loungers or enjoy a good read at the library. Other facilities include a 24-hour front desk, laundry services and relaxing traditional massages. Travel arrangements can be made at the tour desk. Local Sri Lankan, Thai and Continental cuisines can be enjoyed at The Green Room restaurant. For alternative dining options, guests can opt for room service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
Number of guests
 
3 twin beds
and
1 king bed
3 twin beds
and
1 king bed
1 twin bed
and
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
1 twin bed
and
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 bunk bed
1 twin bed
and
1 king bed
1 twin bed
and
1 king bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2

This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.6
Facilities
8.8
Cleanliness
8.8
Comfort
9.3
Value for money
8.3
Location
9.0
Free WiFi
8.8
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Edward
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    I don’t usually write reviews but for Elephant Stables, I had to! The property is absolutely beautiful as are the views from the site. It’s incredibly peaceful and just a wonderful place to be. The rooms are clean, nicely decorated, well equipped...
  • Louise
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Friendly and helpful staff. Lovely pool and surrounding.
  • Orla
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Loved the excellent staff - could not do enough to make sure we were happy and comfortable. Fabulous breakfast, beautifully presented. Excellent home made curry prepared by the very helpful chef. Wonderful charming unique hotel

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
      Asian
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Halal

Amenities of The Elephant Stables
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Bidet
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Game room
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Blu-ray player
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Video
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

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Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

12+ years
Extra bed upon request
$80 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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FAQs about The Elephant Stables

  • The Elephant Stables offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Game room
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Cooking class
    • Swimming pool

  • The Elephant Stables is 1.5 miles from the center of Kandy. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The Elephant Stables has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

  • Room options at The Elephant Stables include:

    • Family
    • Suite
    • Double

  • Check-in at The Elephant Stables is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at The Elephant Stables may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.