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55 reviews
Pool with a view
Pergola, front entrance
Suriya room 4 poster bed
Suriya room ensuite
Strathisla Sunset
Local waterhole
Knuckles range
Historic Kandy town
Pinnewala elephant orphanage
Giant sleeping Buddha, Polonnaruwa
Langur mother and baby
Elephant riding in Kandelama Lake
Castlereagh Lake
Local temple
Local 'weigh in' of tea
Dambulla Rock Temple
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5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16
Central Province

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Lauralike...
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“The most idyllic, beautiful and wonderful place to stay”
Reviewed 9 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

We stayed here for three nights - my friend and myself - and we had the most wonderful time imaginable.

We are both in our early twenties and we were made to feel safe and welcomed for our whole stay. The hospitality we received from Jeyakumar and Priya was one of the best we've ever experienced. They were so generous and kind with everything they do. Priya is also a wonderful cook. Anything she does tastes incredible!

We would most definitely come back and were sad to leave. This place is really really recommended. Clean and with the most beautiful surroundings - so peaceful and glorious!

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Oxford
Reviewed 3 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

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Toronto
Reviewed 19 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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Australia
Reviewed 17 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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Melbourne
Reviewed 2 June 2013 for a stay in April 2013

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Colombo
Reviewed 2 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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“Peaceful and scenic retreat in the beautiful hill country”
Reviewed 14 December 2012 for a stay in December 2012

Our 3 days at Strathisla were a highlight of our trip to Sri Lanka. The beautifully restored house is set in a lovely lush rainforest garden overlooking a valley of forest and paddy fields. It feels like a real home away from home with wonderful food served up by the very hospitable JKO and his wife who also took us on a very interesting walking tour of the property and surrounding. We were all sorry to leave.

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Liked best: Friendly managers and owner and whole atmosphere of the place
Liked least: midges on the verandah in the afternoon!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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