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Officers Mess, Kandy - Room 1

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Andrew

Officers Mess, Kandy - Room 1

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
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Andrew is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Sparkling clean4 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

This Building was a WWII British Army Officers Mess now converted to a Grand House with a breath taking views alongside the beautiful Mahaweli ganga (the longest river in Sri Lanka).

Room 1 is a comfortable room, its own spacious bathroom with hot and cold water, a ceiling fan and a mosquito net.

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Dryer
Breakfast
Washer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules

Self check-in with building staff

Availability

92 Reviews

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Scott
April 2017
My stay at Andrew's was just what I needed. Such a beautiful piece of property that is so tranquil. Perfect to take a break and rest. The food is amazing, Andrew is awesome to talk to, and the other guests I met while staying there were a lot of fun. This was one of those great A…
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Thank you Scott. Becoming friends is the best thing about Airbnb....
April 2017
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Nicole
April 2017
Andrew is a fantastic host, welcoming and authentic. Our room was clean and comfy, a good value for price. Andrew helped us arrange hiring a driver to Sigiriya Rock/Dambulla Caves at an affordable rate. And later during our trip, after we had already left Polwatte House, we texte…
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C.P.
February 2017
I booked this on behalf of my parents, who took a 9 day trip across Sri Lanka. They loved their stay at this Airbnb, and my father especially loved chatting with Andrew and says that meeting him was one of the highlights of the trip. The room was fantastic and they felt like they…
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Will
January 2017
This is the most beautiful place in the world. The walk we took along the river at sunrise was one of the highlights of our trip.
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Campbell
January 2016
Ailsa and Andrew were wonderful hosts. The house is wonderful and getting even better. Ailsa walked us through the renovation they are doing and given 6 months, this place is going to be even better! The design is simple, which we loved. Exactly what you need after a long day of …
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Nancy
January 2016
The house is off the beaten path and can be a bit challenging to find but it's worth the trouble. The view of the river and the mountains is amazing! Sitting in the front lawn by the river is a real treat. This is a great place to meet other traveler, especially because the host'…
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Faizan
September 2015
We spent 10 days going around Sri Lanka. Staying at Ailsa's was one of the highlights. It's in a gorgeous location, on a hill overlooking fields and mountains. Very easy to get to. Ailsa sent over detailed directions and even arranged a tuk tuk to bring us from the train station…

Hosted by Andrew

Kundasale, Sri LankaJoined in March 2012
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221 Reviews
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Andrew is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I'm Andrew, and half British/ half Sri Lankan. living in Kandy and renovating My family home which is also our guest house. I'm married with 2 kids, Kids are in school in the UK, Ailsa is with the kids so they come on school holidays. The House is a old British army officers me…
Languages: English
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