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Bedrooms 4
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House in Nuwara Eliya, 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps 7


The St. Andrew's Hostel is located on the slopes of Mount Pedro mountain range in Underbank district. It has 4 simple equipped bedrooms (3 double rooms & 1 single room). Each bedroom has a private tiled bathroom with hot water.


The St. Andrew's Hostel is located on the slopes of Mount Pedro mountain range in Underbank district. It has 4 simple equipped bedrooms (3 double rooms & 1 single room). Each bedroom has a private tiled bathroom with hot water.

Accessible to all are the comfortably furnished living room with TV, the large dining room and an outdoor terrace. The included Continental breakfast is prepared by the owner, who lives next door.

Due to its affordability, the hostel is also suitable for larger families or groups of friends. If the whole house is rented with its 4 rooms, there is a discount. In this case, the kitchen can be used but a surcharge for energy and cleaning has to be paid.

To the city center is to walk 15 to 20 minutes.

Beside the bedroom the guests can use the cosy hall with a TV, the dining room and the nice Terrace

The owner and his daughter will do their best, that the guest feel comfortable.

The nearest railway station is Nanu Oya and is located about 10km away. A bus service connects the station to Nuwara Eliya.

The central bus station is in the center of Nuwara Eliya, about 2 km from the house.

Your trips between home and downtown we organize with Three-Wheelers (Tuck-Tucks). A single fare costs about 1.50 Euros. If a company vehicle moves into the city just anyway it does not cost anything. Also for trips into the surrounding area, these vehicles are suitable.

Our company possesses Vehicles with driver for round trips or excursions in various sizes and configurations. Either own or rented. The prices vary according to the vehicle and the rental period. Enough km are mostly included in the daily rate.

We offer to pick up and take you to the 200 km remote international airport.

Please call over or send a mail to inform us about your arrival time


Nuwara Eliya is the highest town in Sri Lanka (2000 meters) with approximately 27,500 inhabitants. The district capital of the district of Nuwara Eliya stretches hilly over 13 sqkm. Nuwara Eliya is a green city full of forests, tea and vegetable plantations. The most beautiful flowers proliferate like weeds. Ponies are running around freely in the city and the gardens. The climate is pleasant, like Middle Europe in the spring. The normal daily temperature is 20 degrees Celsius; it can sometimes be up to 27 degrees. The night temperatures are at 10 degrees but it can sometimes even go down to 1 degree. Snow does not exist.

The city was built by the British as a holiday destination to get away from the extremely humid heat waves in Colombo in April. From this time comes the most scenic Golf Club in Asia, the artificial lake Gregory (air traffic with seaplanes) and the botanical Victoria Garden. Many houses in the city are built in the British colonial style, so Nuwara Eliya is called also Little England. Life here is to call rather contemplative.

Although there are many restaurants, hotels and pubs (cheapest beer nationwide at the famous Lion Pub), but a nightlife not take place. There is a daily market with the best and freshest vegetables, as well as a bazaar where very cheap textiles are kept for sale, including world-renowned luxury brands, which are produced legally here in the country but also cheap fakes from China. The district hospital - the General Hospital - is now renovated and got the most modern equipment.

Only in the month of April is the city like the moon. Then a kind of carnival takes the " Season" instead . There are many exhibitions. Horse, motorcycle, car and road racings are performed. You will find everywhere booths with food and offers of all kinds. During this period we have even 14 days school holidays. In good weather - what we have at this time mostly - flows semi Colombo to Nuwara Eliya. Many sleep in their cars, because all the guest rooms and even cow sheds are rented out.

The majority of the residents are descendants of the Tamils who have been brought by the British as laborers for their tea plantations from southern India into the country. The world's best tea comes from this district. Racial problems do not exist here and the people are much amiable.

House Rules: Smoking is allowed in the house, but not desired in the bedroom.

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  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 7, 2016



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Nuwara Eliya House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 210 m²
  • Family
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • 4 beds (Real Bed)
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed

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