Elephant Stables

The luxury boutique hotel, Elephant Stables is just 10 minutes away from the historic city of Kandy in cool central hills. It is an old colonial bungalow, previously the home of Sir Cudah Ratwatte, a patriarch of the one of island’s leading aristocratic family. Many elephants were once housed in the gardens of his old plantation – hence the name The Elephant Stables. The bungalow sits atop a magnificent hill offering views of the mist covered Knuckles Mountains in the far distance. The bungalow is family-friendly and offers spacious accommodation.

Accommodation

A collection of 7 rooms and suites uniquely combine colonial flavour and ambience with chic designer elements.

Pepper Deluxe Garden Room

Located on the upper floor of the New Wing, the room provides views on 2 sides over the garden and a wrap around upstairs verandah with outdoor seating. The room features a 4 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, the room comes with an upstair verandah containing outdoor-seating overlooking the garden. The room also has a 4 Poster Bed. A very large and stylish bathroom is a unique feature of this room.

Saffron Deluxe Colonial Room

A medium sized bedroom on the upper floor of the Colonial Wing, furnished with a 4 Poster Bed looking out over the pool and garden.

The Citronella Suite

A large bedroom on the upper floor of the Colonial Wing with a 4 Poster Bed and lovely views of the mist covered Knuckles Mountains in the distance.

The Vanilla Suite

This is a large suite room on the upper floor of the Colonial Wing with a 4 Poster Bed with an additional small interconnecting room containing a Bunk Bed.

The Cottage Suite

A large stand alone cottage in the garden overlooking the back lawn and pool is available for guests that require a substantial amount of space. The room is partitioned with a ‘cut out’ wall so that one area contains a ‘private’ bedroom with a 4 Poster Bed and the other part contains a living area with two separate Single Teak 4 Poster Beds.

Luxury Royal Tented Suite

The tent is partitioned with curtains that separate the huge living and dining areas from the Master Bedroom that features a large 4 Poster Bed as well as a second bedroom that contains two Single 4 Poster Beds. Another extra bed can be easily set up in the Living Room. A beautiful bathroom with polished cement walls has been built inside the tent. The tent is fully air-conditioned.

Hotel Facilities

  • Infinity pool
  • Reading Room
  • Living room with a movie collection

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