I am an australian who has bought and restored an old tea estate bungalow in the highlands of srilanka. Perfectly situated to access the many fascinating sites of the island, it is now open to all as a boutique guest house. We aim at providing a casual, homey experience during your stay but can also provide you with all your ongoing travel needs. We are particularly interested in offering trekking tours of the Knuckles which are notoriously difficult for travellers to access on a holiday visit.
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Welcome to Strathisla bungalow guest house. Built in 1860, Strathisla is one of the 'grand old ladies' of the highland bungalows. Situated in the highland hinterland of Matale just one hour from Kandy where the days are warm and the nights refreshingly cool, Strathisla is now open to all as boutique guest house. Whether…
25 guest reviews
100% of guests would stay again
Left on Jul 15, 2013 for a stay in January 2013
A great place to visit and to have a wee dram!
Very friendly host, has good knowledge of the country and especially recommendation on surrounding areas.
Rooms are generous in size, great decor in common guests' rooms.
Make sure you make good use of the veranda and the pool.
and last but not least, enjoy the home cooked local cuisine.