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Front of Polwatte HouseHigh above the property facing the pump house
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Private room in bed and breakfast
3 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 private bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
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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.


Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 single bed

House Rules

Self check-in with building staff


81 Reviews

Faith User Profile
January 2017
Andrew's home stay is like no other, beautiful, inspiring, calm and steeped in history. We absolutely loved our two nights stay and wish it could have been longer! Friendly fun staff, we all played footie out in the lawn. Delicious food, spices, mangos, fruits and veg all source…
Andrew User Profile
Response from Andrew:
thanks guys
January 2017
Crystal User Profile
January 2016
My family had a lovely stay at Polwatte House. It is a good place to relax about 30 mins out of Kandy town in a beautiful lakeside setting. Andrew was very interesting to talk to and arranged a great day trip for us in the cultural triangle. Thank you again for your hospitality. …
Ram User Profile
September 2014
My parents and I had a wonderful and quite a nostalgic time during our quick and rushed stay at the Polwatte house. Ailsa and Andrew were very hospitable hosts and were very accommodating with our reservation, especially since we booked and arrived late and left early the next da…
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Rich & Tara
June 2012
The Polwatte House was terrific! We arrived really needing a break from being on the go and this was the perfect spot. Her and her family were such gracious hosts. Their housekeeper Seelan took such great care of us and cooked us the most delicious meals. It was such a relaxing s…
Marielle User Profile
September 2018
A new stay at Andrew house and again so much pleasure to take advantage of his sublime property by the river, thanks to its welcome so charming and thoughtful !
Atheeq User Profile
May 2018
Andrew is a very friendly great host, He took very good care of us during our stay, we really enjoyed the place and Andrews company. Highly recommended.
Mihiri User Profile
November 2017
Location was excellent in terms of the view, comfort, food & hospitality.

Hosted by Andrew

Kundasale, Sri LankaJoined in March 2012
Andrew User Profile
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
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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