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Cinnamon Citadel Kandy, Kandy

4-star4 stars
124, Srimath Kuda Ratwatte MawathaKandySri Lanka

4-star hotel in Kandy with 2 restaurants, outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Very Good8.4
Great pool
Tasty breakfast
Fantastic service
Wellness Area
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved
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Cinnamon Citadel Kandy, Kandy

from $60
  • Superior Double Room
  • Superior Triple Room
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Deluxe Triple Room, 1 Double Bed

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 119 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2:30 PM-2:30 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (4 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa services on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Vel Eliya - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Mahaveli Eliya - This fine-dining restaurant overlooks the garden and specializes in local cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Giri Sikara Lounge - This bar overlooks the pool.

Pool Bar - This bar is located by the pool. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Cinnamon Citadel Kandy, Kandy’s small print

Also known as

  • Cinnamon Citadel
  • Chaaya Citadel Kandy Hotel Kandy
  • Kandy Chaaya Citadel Hotel
  • Cinnamon Citadel Kandy Hotel
  • Cinnamon Citadel Hotel
  • Cinnamon Citadel Hotel Kandy
  • Cinnamon Citadel Kandy
  • Cinnamon Kandy
  • Citadel Kandy
  • Kandy Cinnamon Citadel
  • Kandy Citadel
  • Chaaya Citadel Hotel Kandy


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 24 December
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 31 December

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 50 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 15 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Cinnamon Citadel Kandy, Kandy


  • Asgiri Maha Viharaya - 40 min walk
  • Bahirawa Buddah - 1.9 mi / 3.1 km
  • Royal Palace of Kandy - 2 mi / 3.2 km
  • Udawatta Kele Sanctuary - 2.3 mi / 3.7 km
  • Kandy Clock Tower - 2.3 mi / 3.7 km
  • Natha Devale - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Sri Dalada Maligawa - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Asgiriya Stadium - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km

Getting around

  • Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 51.4 miles/82.7 km
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 121 reviews

Cinnamon Citadel Kandy, Kandy
Nice stay *****
Nice view clean room with good wifi coverage great place to relax.
A Traveler, us1 night trip
Cinnamon Citadel Kandy, Kandy
Very Good8.0
Beautiful lush surroundings
Beautiful location with river in the back. Very good breakfast. Rooms were spacious. The only reason I reduced my rating is because check in was very slow! They ask you to be seated and then they forget about you! Wasting 30 min waiting to check in is not what I would call exelent!
vijeyakumari, us1 night romance trip
Cinnamon Citadel Kandy, Kandy
Very Good8.0
Family Stay
Great location, View, Poor customer service at the front desk and Pool Bar.
A Traveler, us1 night family trip
Cinnamon Citadel Kandy, Kandy
One of the best hotels in Kandy undoubtedly
The hotel is about 7 kms from Kandy town and it is a 500 rupee tuk yuk ride approx. They upgraded us to a river facing room, which was fantastic with a small garden outside. There was no elevator down to the river facing rooms and was a long walk down by stairs. But the view from the room was worth the walk down and up. Dinner at the restaurant and breakfast were excellent while usage of the pool facilities was great too.
Nigel, as1 night trip
Cinnamon Citadel Kandy, Kandy
Seeing Kandy
It was a good experience and would highly recommend staying at the hotel and visit all the sightseeing places. Very convenient. Breakfast is awesome.
PROSANTA, in3 night trip

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Cinnamon Citadel Kandy, Kandy

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