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The Grand Kandyan Inter department cricket tournament

The Grand Kandyan annual interdepartmental cricket tournament came to an end with "Housekeeping Lions" taking the trophy home against the "kitchen tigers". Man of the match was Shivakumar Shiva Loshan and Man of the Series was Chamodya Herath.

The Grand Kandyan Hotel Illuminates Vesak Spirit in Kandy

The 'Vesak' Festival a celebration of enlightenment and compassion, found a mesmerizing abode within the lavish confines of the 'Devon Rest' the newest property of the Grand Kandyan Hotel. The talented artisans of the hotel breathed life into the spirit of Vesak by crafting ...

The Grand Kandyan Welcomes Swami Govind Dev Giri Maharaj

Swami Govind Dev Giri Maharaj, the head priest of Sri Ram Pooja Mandir in Ayodhya and treasurer of the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust visited Kandy on the 22nd of April 2024. The Grand Kandyan was honored and blessed to host the religious leader at the property.

The Grand Kandyan Welcomes the Cricket Legend Chris Gayle

The Legends Cricket Trophy by the very nature of the tournament is promising to be an electrifying competition. Cricket legends participate to the tournament with the best captaining the seven teams. The Grand Kandyan is honored to host Chris Gayle at the Grand Kandyan for this tournament. He was...

The Grand Kandyan Welcomes the New York Superstar Strikers - Legends Cricket Trophy 2024

The Legends Cricket Trophy is around the corner, and as the first match of the new 90-ball tournament nears, we are all set to see the clash of the titans with two of India�s cricketing greats�Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh�set to lock horns in the tournament opener, starting March 8 at the Pal...

The Grand Kandyan Warmly Welcomes the Afghanistan National Cricket Team

It is an honor and a privilege to host the Afghanistan National Cricket team at the Grand Kandyan Kandy for the Afghanistan tour of Sri Lanka. ODI Matches will be held in Pallekelle international cricket stadium on 9th / 11th and 14th Feb 2024. Afghanistan team is captained by Shaidi Hashmatullah.

The Grand Kandyan warmly welcomes the New Indian High Commissioner

The Grand Kandyan Hotel was privileged to host the newly appointed Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Mr. Satosh Jha during his official visit to Kandy. He was warmly welcomed at the hotel by the hotel Management.

The Grand Kandyan Ends 2023 on a High Note!

The clock strikes midnight and the Grand Kandyan see out 2023 in style... As every year, the Grand Kandyan welcomed the New Year in style with a Gala dinner buffet at their main ballroom hall accommodating more than 400 guests. The night was filled with never ending entertainment from the �L...

The Grand Kandyan Warmly Welcomed the Indian Finance Minister

The Grand Kandyan Hotel was privileged to host India�s Finance Minister honourable Nirmala Sitharaman during her three-day official visit to Sri Lanka. She was warmly welcomed at the hotel by the Indian High Commissioner, his excellency Mr. Gopal Baglay, Hon. Tharaka Balasuriya - State Minister o...

The Grand Kandyan Interdepartmental Cricket Tournament

The Grand Kandyan organized the Interdepartmental Cricket tournament under the patronage of the General Manager Mr. Thusith Samaraweera. The main objectives of this event were to encourage employees from all departments to actively participate in sports and strengthen unity among team members of ...

Successfully entering to a decade!

"Let our hearts be stretched out in compassion towards others" - The Grand Kandyan commemorated the 9th Anniversary with a celebration with the elders from the elder's home. The whole Grand Kandyan team took part in this astounding event, creating loving memories with the elders.

The Grand Kandyan warmly welcomes the National Cricket Teams for Asia Cup 2023

It is an honor and a privilege to host the Bangladesh National Cricket team and the Pakistan National Cricket team at the Grand Kandyan Kandy during their official visit to Kandy for the Asia Cup 2023. Bangladesh team is captained by Shakib Al Hasan. Pakistan Team is captained by Babar Azam. ...

The Grand Kandyan wins Business Excellence Award!

The Grand Kandyan Hotel recapped its excellence when it emerged victorious, clinching the Award at the National Business Excellence Awards 2023 organized by the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka held on 20 June 2023. The Grand Kandyan proved its stature by securing the prestigious Award ...

The Grand Kandyan Defines the Art of Winning

The Grand Kandyan, synonymous with setting standards in the hospitality industry by and by, has done so once more by winning at the coveted Culinary Art Exhibition, organized by the Chef Gild of Sri Lanka. The Grand Kandyan medals tally includes; 4 gold, 9 Silver, and 8 Bronze and one outstan...

The Grand Kandyan Vesak Kalapaya 2023

The Grand Kandyan Hotel organized the "The Grand Kandyan Vesak Kalapaya" for the 2nd time, to honour the teachings of Lord Buddha. The Vesak pandol, and the Vesak Lanterns were created by skilled hotel staff to commemorate this festival. A delectable soup "dansal" was carried out on this speci...

Sinhala & Tamil New Year at The Grand Kandyan

As the sun travels from Pisces to Aries marking the end of another harvest season; we all geared up for our favorite festive season... From a list of customs to deliciously mouthwatering sweetmeats and fun activities, this time of the year offers all Sri Lankans a chance to offer gratitude and...

The Grand Kandyan Street Food fest

Another magnificent night at the Grand Kandyan. Consecutive 3rd street food fest sizzled the Kandy city. Over a thousand guests gathered to experience this novel concept of street food fest with a touch of five star expertise.

Inter-Department Eco Friendly Christmas Tree Competition

The staff of the Grand Kandyan Hotel showed their creative skills in the Inter-Department Eco Friendly Christmas Tree Competition held yesterday (29th Nov.). The competition was organized by the management of the hotel amidst the very busy schedule, where all staff were directed to use recycle...

The Grand Kandyan Christmas Cake Mixing!

Christmas is right round the corner! This year the Grand Kandyan team stepped into the festive season with a message to the world. The Grand team took the tradition of Christmas cake mixing as an opportunity to spread the message to the world to "Visit Sri Lanka". The Grand Team member's kids ...

The Grand Kandyan - Street Food Festival 2022

A night of merriment - Kandy's biggest and the best food fest was successfully held at the Grand Kandyan along with the Children's Day celebration. Over a thousand guests were gathered to experience the culinary expertise of the Grand Kandyan chefs. Event was filled with fun activities for kid...

The Grand Kandyan celebrates 8 successful years!

The Grand Kandyan commemorated the 8th Anniversary with a celebration with the elders from the elder's home. The whole Grand Kandyan team took part in this astounding event, creating loving memories with the elders.

The Grand Kandyan Warmly Welcomes the Indian and Sri Lankan Women s Cricket Teams.

The Grand Kandyan Warmly Welcomes the Indian and Sri Lankan Womens Cricket Teams. Three one day matches are scheduled to be played on the 1st, 4th & 7th July 2022 at the Pallekelle International Cricket Stadium. Chamari Athapattu for Sri Lanka and Harmanpreet Kaur for India are captaining the ser...

The Grand Kandyan Wins Business Excellences Award

The Grand Kandyan Hotel recapped its excellence when it emerged victorious, clinching the Award at the National Business Excellence Awards 2021 organized by the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka held on 22 March 2022 at BMICH. The Grand Ka...

Exclusive Fashion Show with High Tea Buffet

The Grand Kandyan is all about glamour, attitude and trend; to match that we created this event - "Exclusive fashion show with high tea buffet" with one of the most prominent and talented fashion designers’ Kamil Hewavitharana and add to his glamour the show was choreographed by on...

A Taste of Thai at The Grand Kandyan

The Five star luxury hotel the Grand Kandyan has decided to re-open the doors of the Thai Restaurant – Lemongrass after the pandemic. In fact, “Lemongrass restaurant” at the Grand Kandyan is the pioneer restaurant to offer an authentic Thai experience to whole of Kandy city.

Christmas wish tree program

"Gentle art of teaching the joy of giving.. Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others". The Grand Kandyan family organized the annual Christmas wish tree program, this ti...

The Grand Kandyan - Christmas cake mixing

The Grand Kandyan welcomes the Indian Chief of Army – India

The Grand Kandyan warmly welcomes Chief of the Army Staff (India) – General Major Mukund Narvane on 14 October 2021, on his official visit toKandy. A memento being handed over to Mr. Thusith Samaraweera, General Manager of the Grand Kandyan Hotel Kandy.The Chief of the Army S...

Best 5 Star Resort All Island - The Grand Kandyan

The Grand Kandyan wins “Best Five Star Resort Hotel” at the National Tourism Awards held at the Shangri-La Colombo. The event was organized by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority.

Staff Handwork Exhibition

Our talented staff sensibly utilized their time during the lock-down period to improve their hidden talents. Recently the Grand Kandyan held an exhibition to display the handicrafts they made during the pandemic lock-down...

The Grand Kandyan Team explores hidden destinations in Sri Lanka

The Grand Kandyan Team commenced a new strategy to explore hidden destinations in Sri Lanka, as the team believes that tourism should be an income generation to the local population. The hotel team’s concept is to explore destinations, which have a historical and natural ...

The Grand Kandyan welcomes The Indian Defense Secretary

The Grand Kandyan welcomes the Indian Defense Secretary Sanjaya Mitra and the delegates when they paid homage to the Temple of the Tooth Relic during his official visit to Sri Lanka.

The GK Celebrates fifth anniversary with a Tree Planting Project

On the 9th of October 2019, as we commemorate our 5th Anniversary, we took the initiative to an incredibly noteworthy cause of planting 500 trees in Kabaragala, Mathale. As a leading hotel in Kandy, we took this initiative to set an example to the community to understand the impor...