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Entrance to the house, with river and mountain viewsHigh above our property towards the pump house
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Officers Mess, Kandy - Room 2

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Andrew

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

Wireless Internet
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Dryer
Breakfast
Washer

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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom
1 double bed, 1 single bed
Common space
1 single bed

House Rules

Self check-in with building staff

Availability

31 Reviews

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Jacqui
August 2015
Polwatte house is hard to find and rather off the beaten track but the situation and the views are lovely. The house is very family oriented but the garden leads off a steep slope down to a river so maybe not a place to consider if you have small children but our stay was welcomi…
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Henry
September 2014
Andrew & Alisa were great hosts & had some really good advice on Kandy and the sorounding area. Andrew offered an interesting perspective as a Sri Lankan who has spent a lot of time in the UK. Potwatte house is a delight, I wish we could have spent more time here & in the immedia…
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Response from Andrew:
Thanks Harry for your kind words. It was great meeting you both, hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels and will head over this way again some day! Ailsa, Andrew & the girls
September 2014
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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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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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