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Entrance to the house, with river and mountain viewsHigh above our property towards the pump house
Private room in bed and breakfast

Officers Mess, Kandy - Room 2

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Officers Mess, Kandy - Room 2

3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath
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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.

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Dryer
Breakfast
Washer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 single bed
Common spaces
1 single bed

House Rules

Self check-in with building staff

Availability

31 Reviews

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Pieter
July 2018
Wonderfull former officers mess. Usha Made us delicious food. Splendid rest under parasol trees. I recommend this to everybody. Spot on service.
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Ellen
March 2017
Polwatte House is an oasis and best view of Kandy. Sitting on front veranda with a cup of Sri Lanka tea, looking at stunning view that's a really best time for me after long travel. Especially the host Andrew is so friendly, we had lots of interesting talking during my 4 nights …
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Youk
September 2016
i have to say this stay is one of the most exciting one of my airbnb experience. the house is really great decorated and the view is really wonderful. Andrew prepared us for delicious dinner and provided us with free canoe ride in the morning.
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Response from Andrew:
Guys since its not to far for you guys come back!!!!!!! Can do a trip to Trinco.....
September 2016
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Coen
August 2016
Our stay at Andrew was perfect. We chilled at the porch, played with the dogs, read books and the evening was filled with sharing stories with Andrew, his friends and other guests. Andrew was really cooperating, helped us plan our trip and even changed our checkout date free of c…
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Yu Jia
August 2016
Andrew is a kind person. He helps us change the date of check-in. The nice house is near a (Website hidden by Airbnb) is very peaceful
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Tim & Pinkie
July 2016
Polwatte House is a remarkable B&B, tucked away 20mins out of Kandy Town. The grounds are beautiful, the rooms clean and tidy and the staff attentive. The house has so much history and character so if you aren't sitting on the porch outside taking in the view, you might be incl…
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Response from Andrew:
Thanks and I'm sure we will meet again..
July 2016
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George & Genelyn
March 2016
My wife and I enjoyed our 2 day stay at the Polwatte House. The setting location is very nice over looking the river. The host made us feel right at home with their family. The hosts arranged a Tuk Tuk driver whenever we wanted to go to Kandy (about 20 minutes & $5 US each way…

Hosted by Andrew

Kundasale, Sri LankaJoined in March 2012
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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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