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Front of Polwatte HouseHigh above our property towards the pump house
Private room in bed & breakfast

Officers Mess, Kandy - Room 1

Andrew

Officers Mess, Kandy - Room 1

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Andrew is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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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.

Breakfast Included.

Less than US$50

Room 4 - https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/9889063

Less than US$100

Room 2 - https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1001952
Room 3 - https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/379596

Amenities

Wireless Internet
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Dryer
Breakfast
Washer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules

Self check-in with building staff

Availability

88 Reviews

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Bob User Profile
Bob
February 2017
This place is a beautiful gem and well worth a stay Food is superb and the house is graciously besutiful
Andrew User Profile
Response from Andrew:
Thanks you
February 2017
Mark User Profile
Mark
January 2017
Old building with character with a sublime outlook. Andrew is excellent company and the staff are delightful
Vincent User Profile
Vincent
June 2015
This is a very nice family indeed, very kind and helpful, and in a quiet area.
Mid User Profile
Mid
May 2015
A wonderful escape from the craziness of Kandy, this old English villa is overlooking the river, with big verandas for relaxing, having a cuppa, reading a book or having a drink in the evening. Alisa was very helpful with directions, places to visit and catering to my gluten free…
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Neil & Graeme
February 2015
An amazing stay at Polwatte House and a house steeped in Sri Lankan history. It is set on the river in a tranquil spot, the pictures do not lie and it is accurately represented. Dinner was fantastic and the fact that we were vegetarian was catered for easily and with no fuss, som…
Andrew User Profile
Response from Andrew:
Thanks for your kind words, it's much appreciated. It was great meeting you both. Thanks Ailsa
February 2015
John User Profile
John
November 2014
We stayed at Polwatte for 3 nights only 2 days after arriving in Sri Lanka for a 1 month holiday. Ailsa and Andrews house was the best introduction to Sri Lanka. Beautifully located on the riverbank a few k's out of Kandy it was the perfect location. Polwatte estate is a beautifu…
Andrew User Profile
Response from Andrew:
Thanks John & Annie for the lovely things you've said about your stay with us. We enjoyed it just as much and so did the girls. We welcome you back anytime and hope you can stay with us back in Kandy before too long. Many thanks Ailsa
November 2014
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Roopali
February 2018
Polwatte house has some spectacular river views and lovely rooms. I was delighted to see the birds and views. The best part though, are the hosts. Andrew and his nephew Rehaan were welcoming and sweet and amazing conversationalists. We relaxed having a good chit chat now and then…

Hosted by Andrew

Kundasale, Sri LankaJoined in March 2012
Andrew User Profile
215 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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