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Tea Estate Accomodation, Sri Lanka, STRATHISLA Bungalow, Kandy, Matale, Knuckles

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Strathisla Tea estate Guesthouse poolside
Strathisla tea estate bungalow
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5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
16 guests
1 night minimum
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Beautiful tea estate accomodation near Kandy in the the hill country of Sri Lanka. Built in 1860, Strathisla guest house is one of the 'grand old ladies' of the tea estate bungalows in Sri Lanka. Situated in the hill country near Kandy, where the days are warm and the nights refreshingly cool, Strathisla tea estate bungalow is now open to all as a charming guest house set on a working tea estate surrounded by tropical spice gardens. Whether its taking a dip in the local waterhole, exploring the local villages and surrounding tea country, hiking the Knuckle ranges or simply whiling the day away with endless cups of tea on the expansive verandah, Strathisla guest house will be sure to provide all with relaxation and peace. For those feeling a little more adventurous, Strathisla tea estate b...Beautiful tea estate accomodation near Kandy in the the hill country of Sri Lanka. Built in 1860, Strathisla guest house is one of the 'grand old ladies' of the tea estate bungalows in Sri Lanka. Situated in the hill country near Kandy, where the days are warm and the nights refreshingly cool, Strathisla tea estate bungalow is now open to all as a charming guest house set on a working tea estate surrounded by tropical spice gardens. Whether its taking a dip in the local waterhole, exploring the local villages and surrounding tea country, hiking the Knuckle ranges or simply whiling the day away with endless cups of tea on the expansive verandah, Strathisla guest house will be sure to provide all with relaxation and peace. For those feeling a little more adventurous, Strathisla tea estate bungalow is perfectly positioned to enjoy day trips to all the major sites in the cultural triangle; Kandy being 50mins to the south while Sigiria is only 80mins to the north. Despite its proximity to the major sites, Strathisla guest house is located in an area completely off the tourist track and therefore makes it the perfect point from which to explore the breathtaking scenery of the highlands. Come and experience the old world charm of Strathisla tea estate bungalow; it will be sure to captivate you! Rates : Per room per night: 20 September 2015 to 23 December 2015: USD $125 per room (2 adults and 2 kids) per night including breakfast. 24 December 2015 to 10 January 2016: USD $140 per room (2 adults and 2 kids) per night including breakfast. 11 January 2016 to 23 December 2016: USD $125 per room (2 adults and 2 kids) per night including breakfast. 24 December 2016 to 10 January 2017: USD $140 per room (2 adults and 2 kids) per night including breakfast. Per entire Bungalow per night (sleeps 16 people): 20 September 2015 to 23 December 2015: USD $450 per bungalow per night including breakfast. 24 December 2015 to 10 January 2016: USD $520 per bungalow per night including breakfast. 11 January 2016 to 23 December 2016: USD $450 per bungalow per night including breakfast. 24 December 2016 to 10 January 2017: USD $520 per bungalow per night including breakfast. Please note: an additional $10 per night will be charged for any additional bed per child and $20 per night will be charged for any additional bed per adult or for any increase in the maximum number of people. The maximum number of additional beds per room is 1. Please also note, there is no charge for meals for children under 3.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
5 Full baths
About the Owner
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Languages spoken:German, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2012
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Toronto
Reviewed June 19, 2013

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Date of stay: May 2013
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Australia
Reviewed June 17, 2013

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Date of stay: May 2013
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Melbourne
Reviewed June 1, 2013

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Date of stay: April 2013
A FlipKey verified reviewer
Colombo
Reviewed June 1, 2013

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Date of stay: May 2013
Reviewed December 13, 2012

Our 3 days at Strathisla were a highlight of our trip to Sri Lanka. The beautifully restored house is set in a lovely lush rainforest garden overlooking a valley of forest and paddy fields. It feels like a real home away from home with wonderful...More

Date of stay: December 2012
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sue
australia
Reviewed May 24, 2012

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Date of stay: August 2011
Robin
Australia
Reviewed May 23, 2012

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Date of stay: December 2011
A & B
Australia
Reviewed May 16, 2012

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Date of stay: January 2012
Reviewed April 30, 2012

Strathisla Bungalow had just finished a major restoration when I came and stayed. It has beautifully captured the origional colonial charm that is a delight for all travelers from all walks of life. Nestled on the side of a deep valley the views are breathtaking....More

Date of stay: April 2012
Thank Seajewlz
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Melbourne
Reviewed April 28, 2012

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Date of stay: September 2010
Management response:Responded April 28, 2012

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Freezer
Refrigerator
Garage
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Strathisla is located in the foothills of the stunning, World Heritage-listed Knuckles Ranges described because they resemble the knuckles of the human hand. Our property is surrounded by scenic tea and spice gardens; cinnamon, cardamom and cloves, just to name a few. There are several scenic walks suitable for various degrees of fitness that take you through local villages, buddhist rock temple, waterfalls (ideal for a refreshing dip), tea estates (where tea tastings can be arranged) and lush vegetation teeming with birds and squirrels. The property also serves as a small forest reserve in which several native species of mammal, including deer, giant squirrels, civets, mongoose, monkeys and wild boar, exist. The gardens are particularly rich in bird life, including kingfishers, sun...
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