Albany is a five-bedroom bungalow situated in the former grounds of the Scottish Club of Little England, the ruins of which are still visible from the bungalow. Cosy old English charm blends with modern comfort in this colonial bungalow which has been enhanced by a sensitive extension. Albany is set amidst a landscaped garden adjacent to neighbouring vegetable plantations. After an interesting day of exploring the hill country, enjoy a cup of Ceylon tea or a glass of wine on the verandah. Albany can comfortably accommodate up to 12 guests and welcomes families with children.
There are four Suites named after famous waterfalls in Nuwara Eliya, divided between the ground and upper floor. An additional smaller room is offered at a discount rate. Each suite has balcony or garden access. Room interiors are furnished with king-size beds dressed in fine linen and equipped with modern ensuite bathrooms have h/w showers.
There are two spacious single floor suites. St Clairs Suite is located on the ground floor and offers garden access. It has an optional separate entrance which supports wheelchairs. Devon Suite has a private balcony and high wooden ceilings.
Aberdeen Suite and Bakers Suite, on the upper floor, both have a private balcony and a mezzanine floor which separates a sofa bed, coffee table and television into a wooden deck above the bed. The mezzanine floor has a connecting door which can be utilised by family and friends.
Relax indoors in the living room or on the floor in the pool room which has a games room nearby. Meals are served in the dining room, on the villa; on the verandah or by the kitchen where guests can watch the in-house cook at work. Lunch and dinner which includes a choice of Sri Lankan or Western dishes, can be ordered from the in-house menu. Other in-house facilities include a lounge with cable TV, DVD player, and a small selection of movies; a library; free wifi, and iPod dock. A helpful team of staff ensures a relaxing holiday.
Why We Like It
The caring staff, the big bathrooms and the offer of packed lunches for walkers.
Located close to Nuwara Eliya race course, at one of the highest points in the hill country town, Albany has wonderful views. The journey from Colombo’s international airport will take about five hours.