About this listing
Parklyn Lodge is a 150 year old charming Colonial family residence beautifully maintained by a German-Sri Lankan couple situated in one of Colombo's up-market residential areas adjoining an ancient Buddhist temple.
Parklyn Lodge has private access from the garden and offers 2 lovely cozy connecting rooms with ceiling fans and a spacious en-suite outdoor bathroom with a hot water shower for a tropical experience of its own.
An ideal retreat for 1-3 adults who wish to experience a pleasant Sri Lankan home-stay, child-friendly for families with one or two children. A coffee / tea making facility and filtered / energized drinking water are free of charge. A Sri Lankan-fusion breakfast choice is offered on prior request (at nominal charge) for dining on the beautiful private garden verandah. However a wide variety of restaurants are in walking distance or offer free home-delivery service for your convenience. A mini fridge is in the room. Fresh Linen and towels are provided and will be changed on request. Laundry service is offered at a nominal fee. The internet connection (WIFI) is free. Mosquito repelling vaporizers, a pop up mosquito net and a baby cot are available.
A fourth simple bed can be added to the common room to make it a twin, ideal for a couple with 2 children.
Private Parking on the property is possible(URL HIDDEN)Three loving house dogs protect the residence's security.
Board Games and an in-house-library is there for your leisure. A renowned yoga and fitness studio is within walking distance, a cross/trainer machine on request as well as in-Room Reiki Healing Therapies and Acupressure Massage Treatments with prior bookings.
A beautiful large garden with a secluded private terrace and labyrinth walkway for a meditative experience.
Interaction with Guests
Always there for my guests.
Location – Neighborhood description and Attractions
Direct and quick access to the Airport Highway and 20 minutes to reach the Southern Expressway to reach the beaches down south, within 1-2 hours. Parklyn Lodge is located in central Colombo 05, public transport is all around, taxis and airport pick-up-drop off can be arranged. Two minutes walk to all major transit points on Havelock Road and a few minutes tuk-tuk ride away from the city's most popular shopping venues, galleries, cinemas, cafes, restaurants and clubs.
Tours of the City / Sri Lanka can be organized.
Distance to places of Interest * Keels and Food City Supermarket - 500meters – Local eateries and famous Fast Food outlets within walking distance -500m to 1.5km radius * Dehiwala Zoo - 3km * Victoria Park, Colombo Museums, Independence Square Jogging Tracks- 3km * Majestic City (MC) shopping complex, Barefoot Gallery - 3km* The historical Colombo Fort, Galle Face Green, the Pettah Market and major 5 star Hotels 7-8km * Casinos, Clubs and Bars - within 1-3km * ODEL (premium fashion store) - 5km * Royal Colombo Golf Club - 5km * Beach @ Colombo 06 Wellawatte- 3km * Mount Lavinia Bathing Beach - 6km
Airport Taxi one way- approx.: 25$
Tuc Tuc 1 km approx. 0.5$ / 35 LKR
Taxi 1km aprrox.: 2$
Other Things to Note
Due to the central vicinity of temple and sports grounds Colombo, city sounds may be experienced. On Full Moon Days the temple may send chanting and blessings across.
Regular Check in time is 1pm
Regular Check out time is 11am
If there are no previous or following bookings these times are flexible.
15 U$ for Early check in (before 8am) or Late Check out (after 4pm)
(subject to availability)
Parklyn Lodge inside is a shoe free and dog free zone for your own hygiene.
Lights and Fans are to be switched off when leaving the Lodge.
Drying of damp clothes is to be done on the provided rack.
Mosquito Coils are to be lit only outside the rooms.