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"This stylish boutique hotel is superbly located in the heart of Kandy, Sri Lanka with views of the surrounding hills of Nuwara Eliya, making it a great base for exploration. Built over 100 years ago it marries sophistication with modern concepts and is ideal for those who want to get away from everything. There's plenty to keep guests entertained including a swimming pool, tennis court, badminton, croquet and lots of nearby walks, cycling tracks and bird watching."
Taylors Hill Hotel sits on the edge of a lush green valley, surrounded by one of the country’s oldest tea plantations in Sri Lanka. With a nod to James Taylor, the Scotsman who introduced commercial tea production to the region. Taylors Hill provides the perfect home from which to experience ultimate luxury and the rich history of Sri Lanka’s Ceylon tea trade.
The main house is over 100 years old, and combines sumptuous comfort with upcountry design. The five bedrooms are styled in colourful tones and traditional furnishings. They offer luxurious en suite bathrooms, silky soft bedding, and exclusive products tailor-made in Sri Lanka just for Taylors Hill. On the upper floor, rooms afford expansive views over the gardens and countryside surrounding Nuwara Eliya.
The set menu dinners are a Western, Indian or Sri Lankan signature dishes of rice and curry. The lounge and the morning room are both great for a quiet pre-dinner drink.
The neighbouring UNESCO World Heritage Site includes the royal city of Kandy and the historic Ceylon Tea Museum, offering a look at the fascinating legacy of tea production. Loolecondera Estate and Tea Factory, the country’s first and oldest tea factory, is also nearby. There is The Temple of the Tooth and The Botanical Gardens, located in Perediniya, as well as an elephant orphanage. On site, guests can take advantage of the infinity pool, tennis court, badminton, and croquet, as well as multiple walking trails.