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The Tourmaline is located on Anniewatte Mountain, 0.9 mi from the famous Temple of the Tooth. It offers a pool, well-appointed rooms with bathtubs and free WiFi throughout the property.

Rooms are spacious and come with ironing facilities, a mini-bar and a safety deposit box. Entertainment options include a flat-screen cable TV, CD and DVD player.

Guests can enjoy the tropical weather by the hotel’s large swimming pool. It features sun loungers for guests’ comfort. There are tennis courts, a fitness center and various other recreational facilities. There is a children’s playground for younger guests.

Tourmaline Hotel’s Restaurant serves local specialties. It also offers an international menu. Room service is available.

The Tourmaline Hotel is 1.6 mi from Kandy Botanical Garden and 0.9 mi from town. Bandaranaike International Airport is a 3-hour drive from the hotel. The Tea Factory Museum is around 1.9 mi away.

The Tourmaline has been welcoming guests since Jan 28, 2011

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Halal, Gluten-free, Asian, American, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Deluxe Twin Room
  • 2 twin beds
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 1
Deluxe Triple Room
  • 1 twin bed
  • 1 king bed and
  • 1 futon bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Deluxe Suite
  • 1 king bed
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 1
Deluxe Suite
  • 2 king beds
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Hotel surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • Bahirawakanda Vihara Buddha Statue
    0.4 miles
  • Kandy Clock Tower
    0.6 miles
  • Kandy Lake
    0.6 miles
  • Bogambara Stadium
    0.7 miles
  • Kandy City Center Shopping Mall
    0.8 miles
  • Royal Palace Park
    0.8 miles
  • Asgiriya Stadium
    0.8 miles
  • Kandy View Point
    1 miles
  • Royal Palace of Kandy
    1.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar HQ Pub
    1 miles
  • Restaurant Spice World - KCC
    1.2 miles
  • Restaurant Sala Thai Restaurant
    2.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Temple of Tooth Relic
    1.1 miles
  • Sri Dalada Maligawa
    1.1 miles
  • Kandy Museum
    1.1 miles
  • Kandyan Art Association & Cultural Centre
    1.2 miles
  • Lakeside Adventist Hospital
    1.3 miles
  • Ceylon Tea Museum
    1.7 miles
  • Kandy Royal Botanic Gardens
    2.6 miles
  • Gadaladeniya Temple
    5.3 miles
  • Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
    6.7 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Kandy Lake
    1.2 miles
  • Mountain Hanthana
    2.5 miles
  • River Mahaweli
    2.5 miles
Public transit
  • Train Kandy Train Station
    0.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Bandaranaike International Airport
    51.2 miles
  • Ratmalana Airport
    60.2 miles
How to get to The Tourmaline from Bandaranaike International Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: Chinese, Dutch, British, French, German, Asian

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of The Tourmaline
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Garden
  • Live music/Performance
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Tennis equipment
  • Evening entertainment
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
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 Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Spa Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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From 12:30 PM


12:00 PM - 12:30 PM


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.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 4 years
Crib by request
5+ years
Extra bed by request
$20 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa The Tourmaline accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that driver's accommodations is provided at a surcharge. All charges are to be paid at the property directly.

FAQs about The Tourmaline

  • The Tourmaline has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Yes, The Tourmaline is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Tourmaline (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Free parking

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

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

    • Spa
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Playground
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Ping-pong
    • Tennis court
    • Evening entertainment
    • Cooking class
    • Themed dinners
    • Live music/Performance
    • Tennis equipment
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Check-in at The Tourmaline is from 12:30 PM, and check-out is until 12:30 PM.

  • Room options at The Tourmaline include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Suite

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Tourmaline by:

    • Taxi 3h

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

  • Guests staying at The Tourmaline can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet

  • The Tourmaline is 0.7 miles from the center of Kandy.