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Halgolla Plantation Home

Halgolla 50 Acre Estate | Galagedera, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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May 8
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Hanthana House
280 reviews
#1 of 367 B&Bs / Inns in Kandy
 
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

My apologies to Emil and Arlene for the terribly long delay in posting this review. I did write a review months ago but obviously screwed things up as it did not post. I feel I would be remiss not to share my thoughts once again....More

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Response from Emil_vanderPoorten, Owner at Halgolla Plantation Home

It is now our turn to apologise for our tardiness in responding to all the nice things you've had to say! As hard as it might sometimes be to believe, the wonderful company and conversation that guests such as you provide is a large part...More

Reviewed 12 April 2015

My boyfriend and I spent three nights at Halgolla Plantation Home, and it was an absolute highlight of our trip to Sri Lanka. Emil and Arlene are the most gracious hosts—warm, funny, kind, doting. They looked after us like long-lost grandkids. We felt so well...More

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Response from Emil_vanderPoorten, Owner at Halgolla Plantation Home

We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us. Simply put, every time that some one arrives as a guest and leaves as a friend, we feel we've achieved our primary aim! We hope we'll see you at HPH again before too long!

Reviewed 20 March 2015

Emil and Arlene were very gracious hosts and a joy to be with. They did an excellent job of letting us enjoy the unique experience surrounding this plantation home. What we saw was a plantation home of a bygone era being transported to the present...More

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Response from Emil_vanderPoorten, Owner at Halgolla Plantation Home

We are so glad that you got so much satisfaction, in so many ways, in staying at HPH. The appreciation we get from guests is the single most important "payback" for our efforts. Thank you so much.

Reviewed 15 March 2015

Our stay at Halgola Plantation with Arleen and Emil left us with a feeling of having found friends; Arleen and Emil both gave us insight to a land and people we knew little about, we felt it was a very rare and special opportunity to...More

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Response from Emil_vanderPoorten, Owner at Halgolla Plantation Home

We couldn't agree more as far as your suggestions to all potential guests is concerned even though we do believe that the advance information we send out leaves little room for misunderstanding about exactly what awaits them at HPH. In any event, it is SO...More

Reviewed 8 March 2015

Picked up in Kurenagala by their driver for a very interesting trip up to the plantation where we were greeted by Arlene, Emil, and Malika. The house was just as we imaged it, a throw back to times colonial. The views from the veranda stunning.The...More

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We really do appreciate you taking the time to speak to what HPH has to offer and hope that we will have the pleasure and privilege of hosting you again before too long.

Hanthana House
280 reviews
#1 of 367 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Kandy
 
Bethel Rest
55 reviews
#24 of 367 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Kandy
 
Thotupola Residence
97 reviews
#25 of 367 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Kandy
 
Randholee Resort & Spa
404 reviews
#15 of 53 hotels in Kandy
 
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Manishas14
hi we traveling with our teenage son to kandy for two nights - july 2nd check in and july 4th check out. i have few questions: 1) please confirm if room is available on the above mentioned dates? 2) the room rate of rs 5222/- per night, as mentioned on trip advisor includes an extra bed for my son? 3) does this rate include breakfast for all three of us? 4) we would like to know about the cleanliness of the room as we are allergic to dust. 5) is it easy to get transportation to places of tourists interest from your location. regards Manisha
17 April 2016|
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1) All three units at HPH are available on those dates. 2) We do NOT provide extra beds in our rooms, however Nellie's Suite is three-bed unit. 3) If you would go to our website, you will find our current rates. 4) The... More
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Sudarshan C
Hello, We are two vegan and vegetarian couples visiting Kandy for 3 nights. Do you accomodate vegan diets? Thanks in advance for you response!
21 December 2015|
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While we do not specialise in vegetarian or vegan diets, we DO cater to those with such preferences. In the case of vegans, we would appreciate specifics as to what foods are NOT permissible. We hope we'll see you at... More
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brenglyn
we are looking to book for the 9th to 13th of january 2015, do you have availability also if mosquito are about do you have advice on replant, we are coming to Sri Lanka for our wedding anniversary also my 50th. we will have spent 2 week in Sri Lanka prior to the 9th of January, we will be coming to Kandy by train.. the reviews are amazing xx Brenda
9 September 2014|
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Mosquitoes have never been a serious problem here. However, every bed is provided with a mosquito net, we have repellent devices and rub-on insect repellent available as well. Currently, except for 15th to 17th January... More
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"Look carefully at the description and choose the best room for you. We liked our large and airy room adjacent..."
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"Make sure you spend more time there than 2 nights to appreciate the beauty and tranquility."
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"HPH only takes seven guests, so rooms are luck of the draw, but they're all charming. Oh, internet..."
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"The standard is of course not as for a five-star hotel, but quite above at least our expectations. Depending..."
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