What a fabulous find away from it all! Although it's 11km from Kandy, it's well worth the journey. The rooms are basic but very clean(but what you expect knowing M Gandhi stayed here in 1928!) the staff are very welcoming and make you feel as if you're the lady of the manor.
Recommend this to anyone who wants to soak up some history away from it all!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Mansion was built in the 1920s by Punchi Banda Nugawela, Diyawadana Nilame, of the "Temple of The Tooth' in Kandy. He was a chieftain in Kandy who was believed to have lived a lavish lifestyle during the early 20th century. The designer of this architectural masterpiece is fully European and the architect still remains a mystery. In 1999 Mr. Rathnapala Marawanagoda, the last resident, decided to convert the villa into a hotel. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Mansion Hotel Kandy