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Welcome to McLarens Hotels

McLarens Hotels was established in 1976 and ever since then, it had been offering its guests a taste of authentic Sri Lankan life. Hotel Topaz and Hotel Tourmaline, its two star hotels, are nestled like gems against the green velvet of the Kandyan hills. Renowned for their good food, modern comforts and excellent service, McLarens Hotels await you eagerly.

Hotel Topaz - Kandy

Built in 1976, Hotel Topaz is just as lovely as its namesake gemstone of which some of the premier examples are mined in Sri Lanka. The hill capital of Kandy is the last royal stronghold in the country and Hotel Topaz is considered its crowning jewel, a residence fit for even royalty. Nestled amidst lush tropical greenery, surrounded by the distinctive Knuckles Mountain range and Bible Rock,enveloped in the cool winds blowing through the mountains, Hotel Topaz offers a true Sri Lankan experience to its guests.Read more

The Tourmaline - Kandy

Kandy, the last standing royal citadel of Sri Lanka, is rich in culture and breathtaking beauty. Overlooking this vast kingdom, The Tourmaline Hotel Kandy captures all the romance and splendour of a royal era. Being a historical city, Kandy has a lot to offer its visitors, in terms of history, culture, spirituality, beauty and much more. Tourmaline is ideally located near several cultural and historical landmarks and attractions, which makes it popular with visitors, but it’s also close enough to the city to be favored by business travelers though not so close that the city’s pollution or traffic jams would interfere with a traveler’s enjoyment.

Hotel Topaz Shines Anew

After the recent refurbishment of rooms now Hotel Topaz will be categorized as a four Star Luxury Hotel with the 3 types of different themes.

Rose Floor

Rose Floor

Hotel Topaz’s fourth floor is dedicated to honeymoon couples. Book a room at "The Rose Floor" for the most romantic stay of your life. The décor, the stationary and even the bedtime chocolates have all been carefully selected to promote an atmosphere of intimacy. The luxuriously large king size beds come with a pillow menu that allows you to choose the type of pillow (hard, soft, hypoallergenic) that you prefer.Read more

Green Floor

Green Floor

The second and third floors are the Green Floors, themed around environmental friendliness and the beautiful outdoor views. Guests can even choose if they’d prefer a ‘mountain view’ for maximum exposure to nature, or a ‘city view’ so they can enjoy the sight of the city lights twinkling at dusk. The rooms are equipped with double beds and come in four color schemes for the guest to choose from.

Water Lilly Floor

Water Lily Floor

The first floor, the Water Lily Floor, is themed around Sri Lanka’s national flower. The corridors boast ponds full of water lilies, illuminated by antique brass oil lamps, and each room has not only water lily-themed stationery but also a fish tank with water lilies to infuse the room with its calming beauty. The flowers are scentless so guests need not fear being drenched in the perfume of the petals and can simply enjoy the loveliness of the blooms. Read more


Learn more about our Highlights and Facilities

Panoramic view

Panoramic View

Nestled in Sri Lanka’s cultural capital, overlooking glorious views of the nation’s hill country, The Topaz and The Tourmaline capture the splendor of a royal era. The cool mountain weather is often a relief to those wilting under the heat of Sri Lanka...Read more

Delightful Cuisines

Delightful Cuisines

An exclusive fine dining experience prepared by some of Sri Lanka’s finest chefs guaranteed to take your taste buds on a wondrous journey. Enjoy impeccable service that’s personalized to suit your requirements to ensure the highest levels of satisfaction... Read more

Unparalleled Service

Unparalleled Service

The Topaz and Tourmaline are both renowned for their professional and friendly service. From arrival to departure, the well-trained and efficient staff cater to every need and ensure that a pleasant, stress-free stay. Guests are greeted immediately upon arrival...Read more

Pool and Spa

Pool and Spa

The two hotels share a large swimming pool with a spectacular view as well as a shallower kiddie pool so even young guests can enjoy themselves. The Premodion spa located at the Tourmaline offers guests a wide range of wellness treatments to relax and rejuvenate their body and mind.

Perfect for family

Perfect for family

The Topaz and Tourmaline has something for everyone in the family. The kiddies corner, table tennis and tennis are some of the recreational facilities provided for guests. Guests can also embark on various excursions to nearby places of interest...Read more

Kandy City Tour

Kandy City Tour

The hotel offers guests a coach service which takes guests to the city on an almost hourly basis. Excursions to explore Kandy and its surrounding areas can be arranged by the hotel and personalized to suit the requirements of the guests.


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Guest Reviews

“Beautiful location in the hills”

Stayed in the Hotel Topaz just outside Kandy in Sri Lanka. Beautiful location in the hills with spectacular views.
Nice & comfortable. Travelling as a single woman on my own, I found the staff helpful especially the female guest relations officers who were exceptionally pleasant and keen to assist during my stay. Rates very reasonable & you can request the monkey side!

"Marie J",Nottingham, United Kingdom on

Honeymoon tour

Kandy is stop of our Sri Lanka tour. Wonderful place full of beautiful green landscapes. The hotel is on the top of the mountain with best view overlooking Kandy. Basic amenities. Good bathroom. They give us a room on the last floor especially for the hooneymooners and the room was lovely arranged for same purpose. Having breakfast and dinner in the oudoor is so amazing.

Bassam N on


Our room was outstanding with full views of the city and mountains on 2 sides. The facilities, staff and food were all excellent.

"Jay", USA on

the best in Srilanka

"My stay was perfect . The hotel and staff was helpful , I really recommended.....

"Bahaa A", Egypt on

Get in Touch

For more information on McLarens Hotels in Kandy, Sri Lanka, feel free to reach us through the contact details below

McLarens Hotels Ltd