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Kirchhayn Bungalow

Attimpitiya Road | Aislaby Estate, Bandarawela 90100, Sri Lanka
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  • Average10%
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1 - 5 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Some reviewers have described this place as "Tired", or in need of a makeover, but I think they are missing the point. Sure, it could do with smarter management and attention to detail, but part of its charm is the very absence of the finely...More

1  Thank JimmyShelter
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This old tea-planters' bungalow transports one back to perhaps the 1930s when the British family would play tennis on their grass courts and take afternoon tea in their shady verandah area. There are old black-and-white photos of the Bostocks and the Lushingtons on the walls...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 12 February 2016

It is almost as if the family has just stepped out for a little while and mightop back at any time. Their family pictures are on the walls and their books are on the bookshelves. The whole p lace has been lovingly restored with the...More

Thank GinieMary
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Kirchayn is a part of the old Aislaby estate , retained after the 1973 Communist government nationalisation of large tea estates ( along with the managers bungalow and 50 acres from the original several hundreds ) only because the Bostock family ( British) ,who still...More

2  Thank David98
Reviewed 23 November 2014

This is the most authentic "colonial" experience of my life. One feels like being transported inside plantation life, circa 1930, with abundant and eager, if idiosyncratic, service and terrible plumbing. The bungalow is kept impeccably clean but is tattered to the extreme, with stained carpets...More

2  Thank matteo c
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  • US$159 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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  • 5
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  • Sri Lanka >
  • Uva Province >
  • Bandarawela
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  • Kirchhayn Bungalow Hotel Bandarawela
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"All rooms excellent, but some have garden views, if you enjoy roses"
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"If there are other lodgers in the property, only stay if you are given the master room."
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"Bostock suite is highly recommended."
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"Do NOT accept Wickwar Room"
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