Queen's Hotel is considered today as a historic building to be conserved and held for all time as a part of the history of Sri Lanka's Central Province.Queen's Hotel was originally a Governors Mansion with a small structure of buildings constructed to house troops. This was later to become the main complex of the Ceylon Rifle Regiment.
The most significant part about the Queen's Hotel is its ideal location by the Kandy Lake and also the Temple of the Tooth Relic. Located amidst the hustle and bustle of the city, Queen's Hotel has never failed to showcase its grandeur. The Kandy City is approximately 115km away from Colombo while Kandy is also the transport hub in the central province with buses and trains running to most parts of the island on a regular basis.
Kandy is a town of great culture and vast history and locals treasure it with all their pride and glory. The most important places that you can visit while in Kandy include the temple of the sacred tooth relic, the Kandy Lake where you can enjoy boat rides, various historical temples, museums, cultural centres, the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, the Udawaththakele Nature Reserve and many more. You can enjoy the cool climate in the night and enjoy the splendour of the Esala Perahera which a grand pageant that is held annually.