10% off for stays of 7 nights or more.
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 the very pretty village of Mihiripenna, Old Clove House is just 5 minutes from the beach and just 15 minutes from Galle Fort, and is an ideal base for a family or group of friends to explore and enjoy the attractions in and around Galle.
Old Clove House is located in a lush garden of more than half an acre with an expansive lawn, mature trees and shrubs. Its walled all around by a 10 foot high perimeter wall ensuring total privacy.
The house is designed to maximise outdoor living perfectly suited to the warm climate of Sri Lanka.
There are three bedrooms - the upper level master suite with a king sized bed and a separate sitting area, the poolside room with a king sized bed, and the children's room with a queen sized bed and two single beds.
All bedrooms are en-suite with hot water showers.
All bedlinen are of the best available quality from the supplier of bedlinen to most upmarket private villas and boutique hotels in Sri Lanka and the Maldives.
The house sleeps 8 adults comfortably but with converted daybeds and bunk-beds, up to 10 can be accommodated.
All bedrooms can be cooled by air-conditioning or overhead ceiling fans.
Two cots can be made available and the house is very children friendly.
The smaller cot is suitable for an infant while the larger cot is suitable for a young child up to the age of 3.
Massages can be arranged in house at our massage room, and private yoga classes can be taken on the lawn or in the house.
A standalone dining pavilion which seats 8 adults comfortably overlooks the 32 feet long swimming pool.
Guests will have access to the entire house.
There is high-speed WiFi connection, with satellite TV offering all premium channels and the latest Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III on which guests can stream any music of their choice from any of their smart devices via Bluetooth and enjoy superlative sound quality.
An in-house cook is available to prepare all meals for guests as required.
We take great pride in the high standard of the meals served at Old Clove House and endeavour to provide our guests with a very memorable dining experience whilst staying at Old Clove House.
In addition to the cook, two additional houseboys attend to housekeeping duties, guests' welfare and will also assist with guests' laundry if required.
Interaction with guests
You will have the entire house to yourself, ensuring total privacy during your entire stay.
If you require total privacy, the household staff can attend to their duties at the staff house which is set away from the main property, and only be summoned to the main house once required.
Other things to note
The house sleeps 8 adults comfortably but with converted daybeds and bunk-beds, up to 10 can be accommodated in shared rooms.
Guests are expected to treat the house as they would their own.
The staff is highly valued and work very hard with integrity and honesty and we only expect that they are well tipped if guests are happy with their service. Previous guests have been extremely happy with the dedicated service of this hardworking team.
All food and beverages prepared and consumed at Old Clove House are at cost with no mark-ups. Old Clove House is your home for the duration of the rental and you are not expected to pay any more for food and drinks consumed than when you're at your own home.
From Dec 18 - 27, 2017 the minimum stay is 4 nights.
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 places of interest for you to visit, arrange excursions and daytrips further afield and whatever else to make your stay at Old Clove House an amazing one.
I also manage the household staff who will ensure that the standards of housekeeping is perfect at all times.
I really enjoy meeting new people and love my job and am happiest whenever guests have a really wonderful stay at Old Clove House. I look forward to welcoming you to Old Clove House.