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Welcome to McLarens Hotels

McLarens Hotels began its very special journey in 1976 and has been offering guests a real world experience of Sri Lanka ever since it opened its doors. Among its offerings are the two very special hotels set in the hilltops of Kandy - the Hotel Topaz and Hotel Tourmaline

Hotel Topaz - Kandy

Hotel Topaz was built in 1976 and fashioned after a much loved gem stone found in Sri Lanka. Considering its situation in the hill capital of Kandy, the last royal stronghold in the country, Hotel Topaz is considered the jewel in the crown of Kandy.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 something for everyone...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. The Hotel’s relatively close proximity to favourite attractions coupled with distance from the city proper make it the perfect location for business travellers...

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 has now dedicated, it’s fourth floor to the Honey Moon couples and renamed as ‘The Rose Floor’. From the well decorated room to the stationary and to the good night chocolates the same theme is followed. The large king size beds with a pillow...Read more

Green Floor

Green Floor

The second and the third floors are categorized as ‘Green Floors’ mainly with the outside sceneries. The large Double bedded rooms with colorful rooms will make the guests feel the real environmental friendliness.

Water Lilly Floor

Water Lily Floor

The first floor will be now known as the ‘Water Lily Floor’ and starting from the passage to the garden all guests could view the water lily which is also the national flower of Sri Lanka. The well lit corridors will also have the Water Lilly ponds that...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 splendour of a royal era. Experience class, elegance and luxury as you spend your holiday in the chilly mountain weather...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 journey. Enjoy impeccable service that’s personalized to suit the requirements of our customers to ensure the highest levels of satisfaction... Read more

Unparalleled Service

Unparalleled Service

The double gem atop a hill is well known for its professional and friendly service. From the moment we greet you till it’s time for you to go, our well trained an efficient staff will look into all your needs and ensure that you get the very best out of your stay...Read more

Pool and Spa

Pool and Spa

The large swimming pool offering spectacular views as well as an adjoining kids pool is shared by both hotels. The Premodion spa located at the tourmaline offers guests a wide range of wellness treatments to relax and rejuvenate your 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

"Arriving at this impressive hotel on a mountain top with views all around you was amazing. the room had large windows to admire the views. Swimming pool was set in grounds with helpful staff on hand. We went in to Kandy in the evening for the culture show and on returning the staff were waiting to greet us with drinks...

"wendy g" on

"Clean and well maintained property. The hotel staff made us feel comfortable during our stay. The view from the hotel was amazing. We had nice breakfast with a lot of options to chose...

"Marta Group of friends" on

"We received a very friendly and personal welcome and were made to feel at home straight away. The room was very spacious and well appointed in a modern style. Excellent value for money...

"Laura Couple" on

"Stayed for our honeymoon, the room decorations and cake were a nice touch and greatly appreciated! Great stay overall, had a very pleasant experience....

"Kiran B Couples" on

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McLarens Hotels Ltd