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Fifty-Eight-Eighty Homestay B&B

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The house is nestled among the glorious mountain vistas in a tranquil and quiet setting
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17 reviews
The house is nestled among the glorious mountain vistas in a tranquil and quiet setting
The morning mist envelopes the surrounding hills
Main lobby with entrance to guest rooms (upper & lower levels)
Guest room dining with the fabulous mountain views
Guset rooms are exceptionally spacious (34sqm) and equipped for comfort and convenience
Queen bed and sofas make the guest rooms cosy and comfortable
Spacious sleeping/sitting area of the lower room
Wider view of lower room with bathroom & dining area (far left)
Dining area and outside terrace of lower room
Bathroom designed to accommodate guests with limited mobility
Flowers in bloom surround the lower level guest room back (ramp) entrance
External view of the upper and lower guest rooms
Access ramp access to lower room for guests with limited mobility
View from Upper Guest Room balcony
Private balcony with panoramic view of the surrounding hills & the Mahaweli river below
A view of garden in front of guest rooms, seen from the 'master' section of the house
Guests will enjoy the terraced garden with colourful flora
Ambuluwawa hill rises majestically on the North West horizon
Sample of abundant exotic bird life we are surrounded by
Misty hills - morning view from the guest rooms
View of a fabulous sunset
Typical breakfast (comes with the room) - mix of local and continental fare of your choice
View of Mahaweli River from the house
Beautiful access road to Mahaweli Frills (road leading to Kothmale Reservoir)
Entrance to 'Mahaweli Frills' subdivision (house is 500 meters up the winding road)
Signboard at entrance to 'Mahaweli Frills' subdivision
Asia's best Peradeniya Botanical Gardens is just 21 km away
Ramboda Falls can be a part of half-day excursion
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Overview
Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Peradeniya, Kandy District, Central Province
You are welcome to our home located in a tranquil setting endowed with stunning beauty of the central hills of Sri Lanka. We are a professional couple in retirement. The place is great for relaxing and to have day trips to major tourist attractions in the region. Having much surrounding space, it is great for relaxing and enjoying the nature, while listening to the sound of the birds & the nearby Mahaweli river. We too enjoy traveling and love to get to know people from rest of the world.

Each room Contains: Queen-size bed, Sofa, Table with chairs, TV & DVD Player, Bath with tub and shower. Pantry with wash basin, Refrigerator/freezer, Microwave oven, Toaster, Electric kettle & Clock radio

Amenities: Hot/Cold Water, Bed/Bath Linen, Soap, Shampoo, Tea/Coffee in Room, DVD library, Wi-Fi, Laundry (extra fee)

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About the Owner, Chinthaka I
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Apr 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 17 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We're available throughout (we stay on premises) for travel consultations, help with taxi/train/hotel bookings etc. Being regular travelers ourselves, we're keen to exchange information and learn about other countries/cultures. Kumari is an experienced cook, adept in making traditional Sri Lankan dishes. She is always willing to share her experiences and show the food preparations.
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Prasanga8...
Kandy, Sri Lanka
Level 6 Contributor
84 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed May 11, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Stayed one night with family and loved the place and the hospitality. Spacious room and friendly owners where they make you feel as if your at home.

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schlabo
Vienna, Austria
Level 6 Contributor
83 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2017 for a stay in February 2017

At Chintaka's and Kumari's home we got rid of all the stress from everyday life and got deeply relaxed. The b&b is located on a hill a bit outside of Gampola - you will have to take a tuktuk in order to get to the city. For us it was exactly what we were looking for: quiet (except for the...

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Management response:

Thank you for the appreciation of our services. We're glad that we made your stay enjoyable.

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Elusive_R...
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2017 for a stay in December 2016

B&B Fifty-Eight-Eighty was an absolute haven! The studio was well equipped, clean and absolutely cosy. The bathroom was very spacious and I was very impressed that it was disabled-friendly. Chinthaka and Kumari were amazing hosts. The food they prepared for us were out of this world. Kumari's cakes and macarons were to die for! Both of them were very warm...

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Not suitable for kids less than 10 years. Smoking allowed outside rooms. Pets cannot be accommodated as we have dogs on premises.
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* Room rate includes the price of Breakfast of your choice. Other meals separately charged from USD 3 to 7 per head per meal (based on menu), on request.
* Tea/Coffee provided in room free of charge
* 3 guest rate is for one double room occupancy (with additional folding-type single bed)
* Laundry - USD 4 per 6kg load (wash)
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About the neighborhood
The gorge along Mahaweli River, which is joined by Kothmale Oya at Ulapone. The mountainous terrain mostly covered by forest reserves that protect the water source. There arescattered villages with small populations. The main occupation of the residents is agriculture, spices such as pepper and cloves being the specialty crops while tea is grown both in small and larger scale. The landscape provides wide vistas highlighted by the Nature Reserve at Ambuluwawa off Gampola. <BR><BR>Elevation being around 900 meters (3000 feet above sea level), the climate is close to Mediterranean with average temperature being 20C.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Colombo International Airport, Katunayake: 71.5 mi
Railway: Gampola, on Colombo-Nanu Oya Line: 4.3 mi
Driving: From Peradeniya on Colombo-Kandy road, take Nuwara Eliya road via Gampole (A5). Turn off 2 km after Gampola town towards Kothmale Dam road (the sign says "Kothmale Dam 17.5 km"), pass army camp, Kothmale Power Station (river on your right), after the 4 km post, pass the fork, turn up to left through gate posts with 'falcons' on top (the sign says "Mahaweli Frills"), the house is 600 meters up the winding road.<BR><BR>By Train: Get down at Gampola station and take a Tuk Tuk (fare approx. USD 3.5) or call us to get picked up. By bus, get down at Gampola Bus Stand, right opposite the Train Station.
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