Taylor’s Hill

Overview

Joining its boutique hotels in Kandy, Manor House Concepts presents Taylors Hill where stylish and modernised comfort blend effortlessly with the sense of the important history and legacy of tea in Ceylon. It attributes its name to James Taylor who introduced commercial tea production into Ceylon, operating at neighbouring Loolecondera estate. The house, built by a British planter over 100 years ago is distinctive amongst luxury hotels in Kandy, its decor is sumptuous and stylish, combining comfort and originality with up-country cosiness.

For hotels in Kandy Sri Lanka, Taylors Hill Kandy provides an ideal base to explore the sites in and around the area, including The Temple of the Tooth and Botanical Gardens at Peredeniya as well as the country's primary Ceylon Tea Museum. You are as close as you can be to the beating heart and history of tea in Sri Lanka, closer than any other hotels in Kandy. Visit Loolecondera to see where James Taylor lived, Field No.7 where tea was first cultivated, even the original tea bush still a productive plant today. All in the setting of an active and picturesque estate, serviced by the country's first and longest tea factory.

Accommodation

Presenting one of our two luxury hotels in Kandy area, there are five individually styled bedrooms on the upper floor.

  • Pettiyagama - Very spacious double room, with en-suite twin basins, shower and bath. With views over the gardens and countryside beyond. King-sized artistic double-bed with additional connecting room which if required can accommodate two extra beds for families. Luxurious bathroom with a bathtub, drench shower and double basins. Comfortable seating space, open fireplace and individual furniture and furnishings.
  • Loolecondera - Very spacious double room, with en-suite basin and shower. With views over the gardens and countryside beyond. King-sized double-bed with a sitting area which can become an additional space to accommodate two extra beds for families. Luxurious bathroom with a drench shower and basin. Comfortable seating space, and individual furniture and furnishings.
  • Taylor - Spacious twin room, with en-suite basin and shower. With views over the gardens and countryside beyond. With two separate Queen-sized beds. Luxurious bathroom with a drench shower and basin. Comfortable seating space, and individual furniture and furnishings.
  • Le Cocq - A standard room, with en-suite basin and shower. Very comfortable bedroom with overtones of french style. Kingsized double-bed, luxurious bathroom with a drench shower and basin. Comfortable seating space, and individual furniture and furnishings.
  • Lipton - A standard room, with en-suite basin and shower. Very comfortable bedroom in floral decor. King-sized double-bed with luxurious bathroom with a drench shower and basin. Comfortable seating space, and individual furniture and furnishings.

From US$ 552

2 Nights for 2 people at Taylor’s Hill on HB Basis