Overlooking the river

With good facilities and a great atmosphere, the Cinnamon Citadel climbs terraced slopes on a riverbank and is a lovely place to relax after sightseeing. Even though this is a city hotel, you’ll feel as thought you are far away from the bustle, yet you will be just a short drive from the heart of Kandy and its famous sights such as the Temple of the Tooth and the beautiful botanical gardens – this is really the best of both worlds.

Meals at the buffet restaurant Panorama are accompanied by breathtaking views of the Mahaweli River. An al fresco meal on the restaurant's terrace is an experience not to be missed. For à la carte meals and a river view head to Café C which is open for lunch and dinner.

The hotel's rooms and suites are situated throughout three wings and offer you a view of the gardens or the river. The ground-floor Superior Rooms are simple in style with splashes of colour and feature a terrace which opens out on to the gardens or river bank. The Deluxe Rooms are located in the hotel's most modern wing and have garden or river views from the balcony. The Suites are the most spacious, featuring a separate living room and beautiful views over the river.

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Key information

A 20 minute drive from the heart of Kandy

Airport transfer time: Approx. 4 hours from Colombo airport
Rooms: 119

Kuoni extras -

Exclusive offer for Kuoni guests
Room upgrade for honeymoon guests for stays between 01 May and 31 Oct 2022.

Good to know

Compulsory Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve gala dinners, supplements apply.

Accommodation information

119 rooms and suites


• Enjoy a tour of nearby Kandy* • Join a boat ride on the Mahaweli River • Treat yourself to a Champagne breakfast overlooking the river.


2 restaurants, 1 bar

What's included

Half Board • Breakfast and dinner at Panorama.

Meal upgrade options (per person per night)

Full Board • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Panorama
All Inclusive • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Panorama • Selected local spirits, beers and soft drinks.

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*Denotes local charge