About This Listing
The Kandyan Manor known as The Rambukwella Walauwa, was built over 180 years ago, leaving it's guests intrigued by it's history. The Manor has recently been renovated in order to accommodate and satisfy it's guests with the amenities provided. The property has 3 rooms and 2 chalets.
(Tripadvisor ranks the Kandyan Manor #2 out of 115 properties in Kandy)
About the Orange Room - The Orange Room is a very spacious and calming room which can keep 3 people comfy. With personally hand picked decorations and colours, this room soothes your mind and enchants you. The lovely atmosphere of the room, ensures it's guests, not only a comfortable stay but an excellent nights sleep as well with the help of the cooling whether of the hills.
Location - Seductively embraced by the calming whispers of the silent earth in the land of the majestic elephant, surrounded by a lush green shrub jungle in the hills of a paradise island hides, The Kandyan Manor. Being built on a hill in Yatiwala, Katugasthota, The Manor provides it's guests with a peace of mind enabling them to enjoy nothing but the chirps of various kinds of indigenous birds.
Meals - Breakfast is included in all rates and will be fresh juices/fruits and either eggs with toast. Upon request, a truly, homey Sri Lankan meal can be arranged.
Upon request lunch can be served at a rate of 10 USD and dinner at a rate of 12 USD.
Check in time - 10.00 AM
Check out time - 11.00 AM
(Times can be flexible upon request but with subject to room availability only)
Cleanliness and linen - We provide our guests with fresh linen and towels. The room and bathroom will be cleaned everyday. For long term guests, fresh linen and towels will be provided every 3 days too.
Laundry - This service can be provided for our guests at a nominal charge.
Value added services -
Show cooking of a complete Sri Lanka meal on firewood (upon request).
2 km guided nature walk (city tours and day tours).
We have mentioned the amount of guests that each room can occupy, comfortably. Should you want us to accommodate an extra guest 15 USD will be charged.
Children under 6 years will be free of charge.
Children under between 7 - 10 years will be charged half rate on meals only.
What a beautiful house with bright colors green yard various flowers delicious food and warm owners!The couple have two handsome sons!
The orange room is very huge that can contain 4 beds and also with a big bathroom. The decoration is so sweet I think everyone especially girls will love it!
We all had a memorable night there！
Looking forward to meeting them again!
Kandyan Manor was the perfect place to stay in Kandy. A bit away from the noise of the city, the manor provided a comfortable, quiet, and serene place to unwind. It was a bit tricky to find the first time, however. The room we booked was not the room we were given, which was a let down but something acceptable was provided. Everyone was very hospitable and helpful. I highly recommend staying.
I booked the orange room but on arrival we were offered the chalet which is not listed on airbnb. On any other occasion I would be really disappointed but Bathiya and Suzy are super helpful and are great hosts and their hospitality is unmatched!
We ended up staying only for a night instead of two because of the bad weather but it was an enjoyable stay.
Couple of pointers to keep in mind before booking this property:
- They have super friendly dogs, but if you're uncomfortable with dogs this property isn't recommended.
- Check on the meal timings because we missed out on breakfast as we were unaware of the timings.
- Its a little far from Kandy, so be prepared to shell out 400Rs everytime you want to head into town
- Check with the hosts about the weather conditions before you decide to travel. We were caught midst bad rain and train cancellations.
Just to relax and enjoy nature at its best- this property is highly recommended. They also conduct cooking classes and walking tours which is the added bonus. Overall loved the place and will definitely go back :)
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About the Host, Bhathiya
Born and raised in an aristocratic Kandyan Family, I, Bhathi, my wife Suzy and three children, Nigel, Damien and Ishika, are now managing The Kandyan Manor located in the hills in the Central region of Sri Lanka.
Having lived overseas, in Mauritius for 7 years, after our return to our beautiful paradise island, we decided to covert our property in to a Home Stay unit and named it Kandyan Manor in February 2011.
We are a friendly family with warm hearts, extending our personalized services to our guests, to give them the best relaxed holiday.
Our doors are open to you with warm hearts and we invite you to a truly Kandyan Experience at the Kandyan Manor.