We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Mandira Bungalows

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Mandira Bungalows
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

172 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 151: English reviews
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We travelled from Kandy by train and met our driver who delivered us to this beautiful bungalow at Dick Oya. Our rooms were huge, comfortable with a lovely bathroom. The staff were so friendly including the chef who came out to greet us every evening. The food was good and dinner shared with other guests always entertaining! The walks around...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank APH55
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here after lots of trekking and adventure around Sri Lanka. The setting is beautiful, situated high up amongst all the tea plantations. The grounds of the hotel itself were like it's own botanical garden with beautiful plants and colours. Rooms were stunning with big comfortable four posted bed and beautiful bathroom. Lovely little extras such as a sewing...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank mariaH4079YH
Zinc Hotels and... S, Director of Sales at Mandira Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, It is our immense pleasure to serve you and thank you so much for your encouraging feedback on our product. Your feedback has been shared with all individuals across and will be of definite use for another traveler looking for an authentic experience of a Planter Life from the bygone era in Sri Lanka with modern day comforts....

Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Mandira Craig Appin Bungalow for a couple of days R&R after I climbed Adam's Peak. It is the most expensive place we've stayed in Sri Lanka and was of a high standard. The service was first class, especially from Chandra who looked after everything and always had a smile on his face. We had a couple...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Happy_hol_tripper
Zinc Hotels and... S, Director of Sales at Mandira Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Apologies that we are unable respond to you in your own language ! It is our immense pleasure to serve you and thank you so much for your encouraging feedback on our product. Your feedback has been shared with all individuals across and will be of definite use for another traveler looking for an authentic experience of a...

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where do I begin? I arrived after quite a drive. It was starting to drizzle and the place was a bit secluded, so I was a bit worried, considering I had already paid last night. We drove past these large wooden gate doors and up a sweeping driveway. A gentleman greeted me, smiled, and brought me a hot cup of...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Thiago N
Zinc Hotels and... S, Director of Sales at Mandira Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, It is our immense pleasure to serve you and thank you so much for your encouraging feedback on our product. Your feedback has been shared with all individuals across and will be of definite use for another traveler looking for an authentic experience of a Planter Life from the bygone era in Sri Lanka with modern day comforts....

TORONTO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Sri Lanka for 7 days and stayed at 3 hotels. Out of all the hotels Mandira Bungalows was my favourite experience. I absolutely loved the decor of the bungalow and the feeling of staying in a home rather that a big hotel. We had two rooms that were directly across from each other. Each room came with...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank FAMILYOFFOURTORONTO
Zinc Hotels and... S, Director of Sales at Mandira Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, It is our immense pleasure to serve you and thank you so much for your encouraging feedback on our product. Your feedback has been shared with all individuals across and will be of definite use for another traveler looking for an authentic experience of a Planter Life from the bygone era in Sri Lanka with modern day comforts....

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sourced the Mandira Dickoya bungalow though Agoda- but more about this later. The bungalows are a blast from the past - beautifully furnished and presented and straight out of Downton abbey. We had the place to ourselves for the night and it was a fantastic place to recover from Adams Peak. Food was excellent and the staff were attentive...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Samvmatt
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at two different bungalows in two nights due to availability. Mandira Dick Oya Bungalow was our first night, we had an large two bedroom suite, despite there only being two of us. The decor looks as though it is still from the British colonial days but that is part of the charm. The staff were very attentive and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Scott T
Zinc Hotels and... S, Director of Sales at Mandira Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, It is our immense pleasure to serve you and thank you so much for your encouraging feedback on our product. Your feedback has been shared with all individuals across and will be of definite use for another traveler looking for an authentic experience of a Planter Life from the bygone era in Sri Lanka with modern day comforts....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably not refurbished since the 50's this place is comfortable but dull and the owners prefer to switch off 2/3 of the lights to save a few penny rather than create some sort of atmosphere... Also, we got trapped with a $50/person (more than 5 times the average dinner price in Sri Lanka) Newyear's eve dinner which turned out to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Thierry L
Zinc Hotels and... S, Director of Sales at Mandira Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, It is our immense pleasure to serve you and thank you so much for your encouraging feedback on our product. Your feedback has been shared with all individuals across and will be of definite use for another traveler looking for an authentic experience of a Planter Life from the bygone era in Sri Lanka with modern day comforts....

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best food experience at Srilanka, and very good service. The satff were great, very attentive, friendly, and smiling always. The rooms were large and confortable with beautiful colonial style. It was a very beautiful experience!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank IsabelBaltazar
Zinc Hotels and... S, Director of Sales at Mandira Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, It is our immense pleasure to serve you and thank you so much for your encouraging feedback on our product. Your feedback has been shared with all individuals across and will be of definite use for another traveler looking for an authentic experience of a Planter Life from the bygone era in Sri Lanka with modern day comforts....

Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stayed in many hotels throughout Sri Lanka during our visit but this hotel has by far served the BEST food (dinner experience) that I have ever had the pleasure of eating served in a great dinning room. There was plenty of both veg and non-veg options and every dish was delicious. The hotel even went out of the way...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Nitish D

168 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (139)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (36)
Viewed
Dining (9)
Viewed
Room/Suite (29)
Viewed
Bathroom (13)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (9)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
View from Room (7)
Viewed
0:48
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (34)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (29)
Viewed
Room/Suite (12)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Other (4)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Hatton
2.5 mi away
Governor's Mansion
Governor's Mansion
#1 of 1 in Dickoya
91 reviews
13.4 mi away
Jetwing St. Andrew’s
Jetwing St. Andrew’s
#3 of 27 in Nuwara Eliya
1,377 reviews
36.9 mi away
Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
18.0 mi away
Heritance Tea Factory
Heritance Tea Factory
#1 of 27 in Nuwara Eliya
2,358 reviews
68.0 mi away
Aliya Resort & Spa
Aliya Resort & Spa
#3 of 19 in Sigiriya
1,391 reviews
73.5 mi away
Jetwing Vil Uyana
Jetwing Vil Uyana
#1 of 19 in Sigiriya
1,361 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As our name suggests our bungalows are of either architectural or historical interest, all offering much of the atmosphere of Sri Lanka’s glorious past. Experience a style of gracious living and soothing relaxation sometimes so scarce in the modern, time pressured ‘civilised’ world. Each bungalow is a haven of peace and tranquility in some wonderfully quiet corners of Sri Lanka. Each is a place where service is founded on instinctive hospitality, where the food is pure delight - and where quality and attention to detail keeps us awake with the desire to serve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mandira Bungalows

Address: Hatton-Watawala, Hatton 22000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Hatton
Price Range: £127 - £185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mandira Bungalows 4.5*
Number of rooms: 3
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Travelocity, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Expedia, Agoda and Orbitz so you can book your Mandira Bungalows reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Mandira Bungalows Hotel Hatton
Mandira Bungalows Sri Lanka/Hatton
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Mandira Bungalows staff and other travellers.
4 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Mandira Bungalows staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“outside cottage”
 of 5 bubbles thiagon409, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms closer to front of the bungalow are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles FAMILYOFFOURTORONTO, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any room would be good”
 of 5 bubbles Samvmatt, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Best if you can book the whole bungalow, so then it may feel like your home”
 of 5 bubbles KamalBNa, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We probably had the ebst room, front right corner.”
 of 5 bubbles JoniHelsinki, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
5 of 5