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The Albatross Boutique Villa

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stayed here for 3 nights and had a great experience. The view from the Tee off room (which is what I booked) is truly breathtaking. The staff were wonderful and I have to say the food is top quality as well. I would recommend this place to all those who don't mind living away from Kandy city (about an hour's...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We stayed at the Albatross for three nights with a group of 17 ranging in ages 8 - 50 years old. When we arrived we were stunned with how spacious and how homely the resort felt. There is a pool table full of sports memorabilia, a bar, lounge area, huge dining table and the most magnificent views over the Golf...

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Located in one of the best spots in kandy overlooking Victoria Reservoir . The surrounding neighborhood is the Victoria Golf club and therefore there is much lush greenery and privacy. The facility is great with all amenities 2 Suites , Separate rooms, Hot water jaccuzi , Swimming pool Bar, Snooker table Resting areas Etc. Its a fine hideout being away...

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Livingston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We stayed for three nights at the end of March and could not fault the hospitality shown to us, we arranged transfers too and from the airport before we came plus a driver to take us around 4 or 5 places on the Wednesday, including, Elephant Orphanage, Tea factory, Botanical Gardens and Temple of the tooth. Rooms were clean and...

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Elanora, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Beautiful location, and my wife and I found the ambience very relaxing after the hustle and bustle in Colombo. The room was spacious, and bed comfortable, which ensured a good night's sleep. Benedict the chef, provided mouth watering food for our meals, with considerable variety. The staff were courteous and attentive. Relaxing in the lounge after dinner, having a night...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The Tee Off Suite has the most gorgeous view and the amenities are reasonable in the room but things need an upgrade. We spent 2 nights there but were disappointed with the fact that there was no cleaning done, response time for any request was very slow and erratic, the cupboard for our clothing and belongings was crudely put together...

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Ranil S, Director at The Albatross Boutique Villa, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for staying at Albatross and we regret that some facilities was not to your expectation. How ever we also wish to clarify a few issues raised. 1) We facilitated a very early check in for you and lunch too was served in the room. This was cleared by our staff. The room was occupied the whole...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Breathtakingly beautiful view over the golf course and the reservoir and dam. Beautifully designed room. Very friendly and helpful staff. Perfect place to spend a quiet weekend away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 February 2016

really enjoyed my visit, this a top class place to stay, make sure you book the best rooms which have great views, you really get a personal service. You can eat what you want when you want, staff are really helpful and they all turned up to wave goodbye, a magical experience, worth booking for two nights, walk to the...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We ended up at the Albatross when the hotel we had reserved in Kandy said they didn't have a room for us (thank you Ozo). We were not at all pleased at having to drive the best part of an hour out of Kandy to a remote hill top location in the dark. But the staff at Albatross could not...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We spent 2 nights at the Albatross Boutique Villa and we found our stay very enjoyable. The atmosphere was warm and friendly. There was another group that was staying at the same time and joined them in the evening and listened to music. It was like sitting in our own living room! The chef prepared us delicious meals and was...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Albatross is a eight-bedroom Boutique Villa located amidst the central highlands within the 500 acres estate of the beautiful Victoria Golf and Country Resort, one of Asia's most beautiful courses. The estate rests within the Knuckles Range, approximately 20km east of Kandy, Sri Lanka's hill-country capital. The journey from Colombo's International Airport takes between 3.5 To 4 hours depending on traffic. To avoid the hassles of road travel, hop on board the Air taxi service from the International Airport directly to the Victoria Lake. Perched on top of "The Coconut Hill", nestling amongst a range of Kandyan mountains, with Pidurutalagala Peak as a backdrop, The Albatross Villa offers a spectacular and an unparalleled panoramic visive. The splendour of the Victoria waterways and its dam, The Victoria Golf Course that meanders at the base of the hill makes The Albatross a truly enchanting Holiday location. The Villa consist of 8 elegantly furnished en suite rooms and in keeping with the predominantly Golfing Theme, the rooms are appropriately named, Hole in One, Eagle 2, Birdie 3, Par 4 and Bogey 5. The newest additions are "The Tee Off Suite", "The Royal Albatross Suite" and "The Double Bogey". All rooms are air-conditioned and are fitted with satellite TV, etc. Tea and coffee service is available in the rooms along with a personalised butler service makes the stay-on most comfortable. The Villa is immensely popular amongst visitors of diverse interests as it provides an amazing range of facilities that will keep all visitors and members of the family enjoyably engrossed in occupation. An appropriately designed Swimming Pool with Jacuzzi, Sauna, Steam and a Hot water Jacuzzi as well, with the provisions of on-call masseur is a hot-spot for all visitors. The massage facilities offered are especially enticing. A wide range of indoor games are available with a DVD lounge. Telephone & Wi-fi facilities is also available at the Villa. The property has ample communal space, whether sitting in the lounge, on the lawned terrace or in the garden. The Hawk-Eye is a tastefully designed "Pub" having a Theme Decor consisting of interesting collection of golfing memorabilia combined with artefacts of yesteryear liquors and wines. The Liquor Bar has an Irish Pub atmosphere with a Pool Table and lively music. The outdoor facilities are wide range and include golfing, tennis, horse riding, nature walks, bird watching, bike rides, etc.The Victoria Dam, the historical city of Kandy, the ancient rock temple at Bambaragala and a meditation centre are all within the distance of a 45 min drive. For those of you who want to venture out a little more, the Wasgamuwa National Park and the Knuckles Range Wilderness are within two hours of Digana. Amongst the varied features of The Albatross, the one that stands out and acknowledged by many visitors is the Fine Dining Restaurant. No holiday or 'get away' is complete without sumptuous meals that would cater to varied gastronomical desires. The A-la-carte and the set menus designed and prepared by the Head Chef, Benedict and his enthusiastic team will surprise you. The cuisine caters to wide range of identities that includes Western, Sri Lankan, Chinese, Japanese, Indonesian, Indian, etc. The table side action cooking and the range of Sizzler dishes are a feature. The Albatross Fillet Steak and Lamb Chops together with the Sri Lankan "Game Kama" luncheon forms part of their signature meals. The Baked Alaska as a dessert sums up an exciting and mouth watering range of chefs dessert specialties. The Albatross Bakery provides a wide range of hot bread specialty products that include, French Bread, Italian Herb Bread, Cheese & Onion Bread, Raisin Bread, Hot Cross Buns, Ginger Bread, Doughnuts, Danish Pastries, Muffins, Croissants and many more You can choose to dine on the diner's deck or enjoy a BBQ out on the open air lounge under the star lit Kandyan sky. The evening will fade out with specialized "Ranfer" flavoured teas, coffees and a wide selection of liqueurs. The Albatross holiday experience is truly unparallel and will remain an experience of a lifetime ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Albatross Boutique Villa

Address: c/o Victoria Golf & Country Resort, Digana, Sri Lanka (Formerly Albatross Golfing & Holiday Resorts (Pvt) Ltd)
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Digana
Price Range: ₹ 7,467 - ₹ 13,916 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Albatross Boutique Villa 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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