Manor House, Kandy
Deluxe Suite Room
About Manor House, Kandy
The Manor House welcomes guests to the royal city of Kandy with a fusion of old world charm and contemporary luxuries. Previously known as the Nugawela Walauwa, the Manor House was built during the late 18th century while it was fully refurbished in the year 2005. Offering luxurious rooms and suites that are well equipped, the Manor boasts of majestic living rooms, spacious verandahs, a large garden where you can relax in as well as cozy dining venues to enjoy some of the best local and continental cuisine.
Location of Manor House, Kandy
A 14000 sq ft old stately mansion (Walauwa) which was built in 1884 and named after the Governor of the hill country at that time, the Manor House is located in the hill capital of Kandy in the suburb of Nugawela. The drive from the city centre is convenient and short while reaching Kandy is possible in many ways. Travellers can either opt to drive to Kandy which takes about 2 1/2 - 3 hours from Colombo or take the express train which offers air-conditioned and standard carriages for your ease. Buses are also available to and from Kandy from many of the major cities in the island while Kandy is a transportation hub in the central province.
Accommodation at Manor House, Kandy
Ideal for the true romantic and for travellers looking for a peaceful stay in the hills, the Manor House in Kandy boasts of a number of 10 luxurious guestrooms that are named after traditional flowers that are found in the country. Guests have a variety of standard rooms, tower rooms, a suite and a deluxe suite to choose from while they are unique in style and colour. All accommodation units consist of air-conditioning, attached modern bathroom, polished teak wood floors, armoires, hot water geysers, luxury toiletries as well as direct dial telephones. Daily housekeeping services are offered as well.
Facilities at Manor House, Kandy
The Manor House in Kandy boasts of a Grand Living Room which has an ornately decorated copper sheet ceiling showcasing ancient Sri Lankan embossed art along with a polished marble floor and antique furniture. The Dining Room is second to no other with handcrafted furniture symbolizing the royalty of the city. Manor House makes it a point to change the menu on a daily basis allowing guests to savour a wide variety of traditional Sri Lankan dishes along with continental cuisine. Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch and a 5 course sit down dinner every day while you can dine in the dining room, your own room, on the verandah or in the garden. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated.
The Manor House also comprises of an up stair living room with high ceilings, wooden framed area and a small collection of books about the history and culture of the city. A small gift shop is located in the space above the living area with handicrafts and paintings available for purchase. The courtyard is located on the ground floor which is surrounded by walkways while it consists of a small water fountain and a tea/coffee station. The Manor House also consists of a well manicured garden, Wi-Fi facilities, a billiards room and a swimming pool where you can enjoy a dip.
When in Kandy, there are a number of places that you can visit without a doubt. The most important of them all is the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and the Royal Palace Complex which houses the relic. Other places that you can visit includes the Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya, the Hanthane Tea Factory and its vast mountain ranges, the Kandy Lake and its surroundings where you can enjoy long walks and boat rides as well as the Victoria Country Golf Club which is located a short drive away from Kandy. The Kandy town is always bustling with people and there are many shops, cafes and high end shopping malls that you can visit.