Holidays at Cogent hotel is all about experiencing Sri Lanka and its culture while having a wonderful leisure time within the reach of Kandy. It’s all about nature and heritage through all the senses. Cogent Hotel strives to ensure that every guest entering its hotel properties leaves with lasting memories of a truly wonderful tropical island holiday.
Discover the beauty of Sri Lanka with Cogent! We offer you exceptional hospitality around Kandy in Sri Lanka, experience the glimpse of the mountainous views around the magnificent Hanthana mountain range and the center of the Buddhist faith Sri Dalada Maligawa also known as the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.
Services just for you!
- Individually controlled air conditioned system
- LED television with cable channels
- Comfortable and hypo allergenic pillows and linen
- Bathroom amenities - Hot and cold shower facilities
- Free WIFI
- Room service(24 hours) & Laundry Service
- Mini bar refrigerator
- 24-hour Reception
- Daily Housekeeping
- Coffee Making
- Iron Table
- Outdoor Slippers
- Amazing cuisine with an emphasis on Sri Lanka & Western flavours (BBQ facilities)
- Outdoor dining experience
- Tour organizing / Cycling / Hiking Arrangements
- Wide parking Area
- Meeting/Banquet Facilities (50-125packs)
- Beautiful & well maintained garden consist with a large area of pepper and vegetable cultivations
- Birds Watching
- Mind relaxing Games
What we stand for
Our core values
We provide hospitality service.
On this resplendent isle, we wish all our guests a long life. And even though some have called it paradise, we call it home. A home filled with stories untold and wonders enchanted, which I invite you to step into and discover at each of our luxury hotels and villas under the banner of Cogent, Sri Lanka.
Believe in our identity.
To treat our guests sincerely and to do things honestly.
- Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
- Children of all ages are welcome.
- To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.
- 0 - 11 years
- Can use an extra bed when requested
- US$15 per child, per night
- Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
- There's no capacity for cribs at this property.
- The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.
- Extra beds are subject to availability.
- The minimum age for check-in is 18
- Pets are not allowed.
You are what you see here
Kandy City is a major city in Sri Lanka located in the Central Province. It was the last capital of the ancient kings' era of Sri Lanka. The city lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy plateau, which crosses an area of tropical plantations, mainly tea. Kandy is both an administrative and religious city and is also the capital of the Central Province. Kandy is the home of The Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), one of the most sacred places of worship in the Buddhist world. It was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988.
The Temple of Tooth Relic
Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings and is a World Heritage Site mainly due to the temple.
Kandy City Centre (KCC)
"Kandy City Centre" Commercial and Shopping Complex at Dalada Veediya, Kandy is the most modern commercial complex in Sri Lanka. The Complex is designed with ultramodern features yet preserving the iconic Kandyan architecture. With respect to this unique entrepreneurial marvel, The Board of Investment has granted the prestigious "Flagship Status" to this Project. Several leading banks, a fully equipped supermarket, a variety of restaurants, an entertainment zone, and a well-designed state of the art food court will also feature in the Complex.
Embekka Devalaya (Embekka Temple) was built by the King Vikramabahu III of Gampola Era (AD 1357 - 1374) in Sri Lanka. The devalaya is dedicated to the worship of Mahasen, popularly known as Kataragama deviyo. A local deity called Devatha Bandara is also worshiped at this site. The shrine consists of three sections, the "Sanctum of Garagha", the "Digge" or "Dancing Hall" and the "Hevisi Mandapaya" or the "Drummers' Hall". The Drummers' Hall that has drawn the attention of visitors to the site, due to the splendid wood carvings of its ornate pillars and its high pitched roof.
Gadaladenyia Vihara (also known as Saddharmatilaka Vihara or Dharma Kirthi Viharaya) is an ancient Buddhist temple situated in Pilimathalawa, Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located on Gadaladenyia Road (B116), just up from the Gadaladeniya junction of the Colombo - Kandy Road (A1), approximately 12.5 km (7.8 mi) to the west of Kandy and 3 km (1.9 mi) from the ancient Buddhist temple, Lankatilaka Vihara. It is considered one of the largest rock temples in Sri Lanka.
Peradeniya Botanical Garden
Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya are about 5.5 km to the west of the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It attracts 2 million visitors annually. It is near the Mahaweli River (the longest in Sri Lanka). It is renowned for its collection of orchids. The garden includes more than 4000 species of plants, including orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees. Attached to it is the National Herbarium of Sri Lanka. The total area of the botanical garden is 147 acres (0.59 km2), at 460 meters above sea level, and with a 200-day annual rainfall. It is managed by the Division of National Botanic Gardens of the Department of Agriculture.
Kandy Lake, also known as Kiri Muhuda or the Sea of Milk, is an artificial lake in the heart of the hill city of Kandy, Sri Lanka, built in 1807 by King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe next to the Temple of the Tooth. Over the years, it was reduced in size. It is a protected lake, with fishing banned. There are many legends and folklore regarding the lake. One such is that the small island at its center was used by the king's helm for bathing and was connected to the palace by secret tunnel.
The Mahaweli River, is a 335 km (208 mi) long river, ranking as the longest river in Sri Lanka. Its drainage basin is the largest in the country, and covers almost one-fifth of the total area of the island. The real creation of Mahaweli ganga starts at Polwathura (at Mahawila area), a remote village of Nuwara-Eliya District in bank Nawalapitiya of Kandy District by further joining of Hatton oya and Kotmale oya.The river reaches the Bay of Bengal on the southwestern side of Trincomalee Bay. The bay includes the first of a number submarine canyons, making Trincomalee one of the finest deepsea harbors in the world.
What our customers say
Words from our esteemed clients
The stay your 'Home like Hotel' will always be a unforgettable page in my Sri Lankan Diary. I'm very much pleased and cherished by the hospitality. All arrangements, food, hygiene, politeness, quick services are better than any place here I saw.INDIA
Amazing serenity, refreshing. Very well developed and maintained. Wonderful hospitality and tasty food. Definitely will visit again and recommended to friends.INDIA
Very good hospitality, wonderful view, amazing staff. Thanks to everyone. Highly recommended place. We will visit again.THAILAND
Amazing, calm and quiet place and beautiful surrounding. Tasty meals with good facilities. Friendly Hospitality. Thanks a lot for every thing.SRI LANKA
Thankyou very much for all your hospitality & highly satisfied surrounding.SRI LANKA
Thankyou very much Vimal uncle and your staff for the good foods and very good hospitality by staff. We interested this place.SRI LANKA
Thankyou so much for the amazing service. The food also amazing and nice, clean rooms.SRI LANKA