Elephant Stables, Kandy
|Nittawela Road, Kandy, Kandy, Central, SRI LANKA.|
Description: Elephant StablesLocated in a heritage colonial bungalow, perched at the top of a hill overlooking the historic city of Kandy, Elephant Stables was once the home of one of the island's most important aristocratic families. Painstakingly restored to its former glory, this charming property offers boutique-style accommodation and fine cuisine in a quiet cul-de-sac setting.
Perfectly placed for relaxing stays in this fascinating historic city, Elephant Stables is within easy reach of many of Kandy's most important landmarks and attractions, including the Royal Palace, the Temple of the Tooth Relic, and the Lankatilaka Temple, among many other fabulous sites. Elephant Stables is the proud owner of a number of perfectly maintained British classic cars from the 50s and 60s, and local drives are possible around the Kandy Lake and Upper Lake Drive Viewpoint, as well as longer excursions to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
The Elephant Stables restaurant is open throughout the day, and serves a delicious range of meals and snacks, including traditional Sri Lankan, continental or English breakfasts, snack lunches, spectacular afternoon teas, and fabulous dinner menus, featuring authentic Sri Lankan and fusion cuisine. Special diet and children's menus are also available. After a busy day's sightseeing, guests can wind down at the pool or take advantage of the Aliya Spa Massage Tent, with a range of Angsana massages and treatments.
Type of rooms: Elephant StablesPepper Deluxe Garden Room:
Located on the upper floor of the New Wing with views on 2 sides over the garden and a wraparound upstairs verandah with outdoor seating. The room features a four-poster bed and there is a separate changing area with a wardrobe recess.
Lemongrass Deluxe Garden Room:
Located on the upper floor of the New Wing with an upstairs verandah containing outdoor seating and overlooking the garden. The room also has a four-poster bed. A very large and stylish bathroom is a unique feature of this room.
Saffron Deluxe Colonial Room:
A medium size bedroom on the upper floor of the Colonial Wing with a four-poster bed looking out over the pool and garden. It is furnished with a lovely blend of colonial and modern styles. This is the middle room of the Colonial Wing located between the two Colonial Suites.
This is a perfect choice for any visitor who does not require a large suite, but would like to experience the colonial ambience of the original property.
The Citronella Suite:
A large bedroom on the upper floor of the Colonial Wing with a four-poster bed and lovely views of the mist covered Knuckles Mountains in the distance.
The Vanilla Suite:
A large suite room on the upper floor of the Colonial Wing with a four-poster bed with an additional small interconnecting room containing a bunk bed.
A perfect choice for a family of 2 adults and 2 young children (below 12 years of age), or those seeking a triple room or clients who require plenty of private space.
The Cottage Suite:
A large stand-alone cottage in the garden overlooking the back lawn and pool is available for guests who require a substantial amount of space for their holiday requirements.
The room is partitioned with a 'cut out' wall so that one area contains a 'private' bedroom with a 4 four-poster bed and the other part contains a living area with two separate single teak four-poster beds.
This is a perfect choice for a family of 2 adults and 2 children or those seeking a Triple Room with plenty of space or clients who wish to stay for an extended period at The Elephant Stables.
Additional information: Elephant Stables
Kandy - Polgalla Reservoir Airport is served by air-taxi floatplane flights from Colombo. Bandaranaike International Airport is 113 kms from the hotel.
Number of rooms: 7
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2013.
Languages spoken: English.Smoking policy: No preference. There are restrictions on smoking in public places in Sri Lanka.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Euro/Mastercard.
GPS Coordinates: 7° 18' 49.89'' N 80° 38' 8.67'' E
Nearest airport: Kandy - Polgalla Reservoir Airport. - 2,4 km.