Earl's Regency, is one of finest Sri Lanka hotels of international standing in and around Kandy. Earl's Regency, 5 km away from the city of Kandy, in the suburbs of Tennekumbura is built in breathtaking mountainous countryside landscape in the immediate vicinity across Tennekumbura Bridge over the Mahaweli River.
Overlooking Mahaweli River and mountain ranges, Earl's Regency Hotel is a perfect hideaway to enjoy your holidays in the hills and visit numerous historical and cultural sites in and around Kandy. While the new wing consists of the deluxe rooms, spa, and the garden restaurant, the main building consists of the reception area, restaurant, bar and an executive floor with conference facility and executive suites. Earl's Regency is managed by Aitken Spence Hotels of Sri Lanka.
Located in the cultural capital of Sri Lanka, Earl's Regency is well appointed and hidden amidst the central hills of Kandy. The distance from the Bandaranaike International Airport is about 120km while the drive takes about 3 hours. The same applies if you are driving from Colombo. The town centre and the train station are about 4km away from the hotel. There are luxury intercity trains and buses running to and from Kandy on a daily basis.
Earl's Regency consists of a total number of 104 rooms which are spread between the main building of the hotel, the South Wing and the Knuckles Wing. The hotel offers ideal accommodation options to choose from while categories include Deluxe Room, Premium Room, Junior Suite, Mini Suite and the Mountbatten Suite. All rooms consist of its own balcony with breathtaking views over the river and surrounding mountains.
Local material has been used, from wooden floors and furniture to custom made toiletries using herbs that are perfect for your well being. All rooms are equipped with comfort and various conveniences including a fan, air-conditioning, television with satellite and local channels, a fully stocked mini bar, tea/coffee making facilities, free bottled water, hair dryer, telephone and safe. Free cots for babies can be requested while extra beds are available at a cost. Interconnecting rooms are also available when required. Other services offered include 24 hour room service, laundry services and dry cleaning. Added facilities vary according to the type of room that you request.
A number of dining facilities are available at the Earl's Regency in Kandy while all the restaurants at the hotel offers guests the combination of traditional vs. international fine dining for the most memorable gastronomic experience. The main restaurant the 'Far Pavillions' can accommodate up to 175 guests while offering them beautiful views of the surroundings. Guests can enjoy comprehensive buffets while there is a show kitchen allowing them to witness the action. Theme nights are introduced for dinner offering the best of many international cuisines.
For the perfect fine dining setting in the hills, the Earl's Regency Hotel boasts of the 'Royal Spice Indian Restaurant' with a rich and sophisticated interior. The 'Mountbatten Lounge' which is open 24 hours a day is the perfect venue to enjoy drinks and snacks. Guests can enjoy a range of dishes from pizzas, steak to the best cheesecakes. Free Wi-Fi and large TV screens are available for guests to relax and catch a game. Live music is provided on Saturday evenings. A number of bars are also located within the hotel where you can enjoy a range of international and local brands of spirits, beer and wine. The Spice Bar, Ministry of Music (Karaoke Bar) and the Dip 'n' Dive which is right next to the pool are the options available.
Earl's Regency boasts of a splendid swimming pool, a number of sports facilities and games that you can spend your free time in, a well equipped gymnasium, tennis courts, badminton and putting green. The hotel also consists of the 'Diviyan Spa' where you can experience soothing massages and facials. A popular venue for weddings and business conferences the hotel provides tailor made services to suit your needs. Other facilities include jewellery and gift shops, currency exchange facilities, postal services and taxis.
There are a number of excursions that you can enjoy while in Kandy. If you are a true golf enthusiast, transport can be arranged to the Victoria Golf and Country Resort which is a short drive away from Earl's Regency. City tours can be organized to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, the War Heroes Cemetery and a number of temples within the region. You can also visit the Gem Museum, the Hanthane Tea Museum and also enjoy a walk along the Kandy Lake which is beautiful in the evenings.