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Olde Empire Hotel

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Charming old Colonial building right in the heart of Kandy. There's a magnificent balcony on the first floor that looks out over the lake - highly recommended spot for a sun downer (BYOB). Stayed here a number of times and whilst it's somewhat basic (cold...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017

I went to Sri Lanka in December and stayed there first for 1 night then because I loved it so much so I got back there and stayed for another night. I really love the wooden room, even though they use the fan but it...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We picked this cafe/restaurant based on Loneley Planet recommendation. What disappontment! The food was mediocre and tasteless. We ordered a chicken burger and an Empire Salad - both were underwhelming. The chips were bizzarely battered in something and simply didn't taste good. They had only...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place just in front of the tooth temple. Food is good, veggie burger and old empire fish curry very nice. Lime soda a bit too acid. Only occidental tourists. Price for 2 : 2000rs. 13eur. Visa accepted. Good wifi.

1  Thank Hoan T
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It was not so bad before. But this time I found big bags of garbage in the collidor often. Sometime for two nights. It is very dirty and disgusting. Also othen heaps of laundry in the collidor too. They should keep the place clean and...More

Thank Prem R
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"best location, clean room"
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"The rooms closer to the balcony are bigger and nicer, but more expensive."
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"We had evening meal"
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"Ask for an attached bathroom"
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