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10 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
3 baths
10 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
3 baths
Great location93% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
DryerThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Great check-in experience93% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Old Clove House is a traditional Sri Lankan house with colonial architectural influences that has been fully renovated, modernized and is now operating as an upmarket vacation rental home.

Located in village of Mihiripenna, OCH is just 5 mins from the beach, 15 mins from Galle Fort, and an ideal base for a family or group of friends to explore and enjoy the attractions in and around Galle.


Air conditioning
Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 2 sofa beds
Bedroom 2
1 king bed, 1 sofa bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed, 2 single beds
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM


65 Reviews

Varun User Profile
December 2016
We had one of the most amazing vacation stays at OCH. We stayed for 3 days and ate most of our meals at the property. The entire staff were well trained and very friendly and went above and beyond to make our stay comfortable. Highly recommend considering this property on your st…
Melissa User Profile
March 2016
Our stay at Old Clove House was the highlight of my family's trip to Sri Lanka. The house itself was even more fabulous than depicted on the site, full of sunlight and modern conveniences (even very powerful AC for sleeping) yet also complete with historic charm and artistic tou…
Patricia User Profile
October 2015
Old Clove House was lovely, we had a perfect holiday in charming Unawatuna. The house is gorgeous, the food is delectable, and the surrounding area serene...but what really set the holiday apart was the hospitality extended by Tai, Chamindas and Pradeep. The boys declared the t…
Tai User Profile
Response from Tai:
No better compliment can be paid than a return visit to the house, and we all at Old Clove House very much look forward to having you and your adorable boys back next year. Thank you so much for your lovely comments and for being the wonderful guests you all were.
October 2015
Suroor User Profile
September 2015
We had the BEST time at Old Clove House in just a week ago. Tai and his team were so kind & hospitable. My husband, our 5 friends and I stayed at OCH for 4 nights during our friend's wedding. Every morning we had a 5-star breakfast, consisting of amazing fresh fruits and wonderf…
Gabrielle User Profile
February 2015
We, 6 adults & 5 kids (between the ages of 9 months & 8 years) stayed at Old Clove House for 3 nights and were blown away by the service, food and attention to detail by Tai and his staff. The house is gorgeous, well laid out - not too big, not too small - with lots of sitting a…
Tai User Profile
Response from Tai:
Wow! Thanks so much for your endorsement of Old Clove House and we're really happy that you had a wonderful enough experience to be so generous with your compliments. It was wonderful having you, your family and friends stay and honestly, we can only hope that all of our guests are as kind and considerate as all of you have been. Thank you very much. We all very much look forward to welcoming all of you back to Old Clove House.
February 2015
Mobolaji User Profile
August 2014
TRULY A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE. House was beautiful, staff was extremely helpful and the food by the in-house chef was exceptional. Host stayed in touch and was available for any questions asked. All the details taken in to consideration at this property. Staying here is an absolut…
Laura User Profile
October 2018
We had an amazing stay at Old Clove House and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this beautiful place. Such a welcome end to our hectic drive from Negombo., an oasis of tranquility as soon as we entered the gates. A superbly renovated house and grounds, this is a Sri Lankan slice of …

Hosted by Tai

Galle, Sri LankaJoined in February 2014
Tai User Profile
169 Reviews
I am the owner of Old Clove House. I I manage the house and take care of all needs of guests during your stay here. You can depend on me to arrange for transportation to and from the house, purchase all your provisions for your meals, make reservations at restaurants, suggest pla…
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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