Boasting a garden and views of garden, Elpitiya Walauwa Heritage Home is a recently renovated bed and breakfast set in Gampola, 11 km from Kandy Royal Botanic Gardens. This property offers access to a terrace, free private parking and free WiFi. The bed and breakfast has family rooms. Units are complete with a private bathroom fitted with a bath, while some units at the bed and breakfast also have a seating area. At the bed and breakfast, the units have bed linen and towels. Guests can also relax in the shared lounge area. Kandy railway station is 15 km from the bed and breakfast, while Bogambara Stadium is 16 km from the property.

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Property highlights

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
Number of guests
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 single bed
1 double bed
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Hosted by Padmini Panabokke Molagoda and Nandaka Molagoda

Padmini Panabokke Molagoda and Nandaka Molagoda
Elpitiya Walauwa is set on the banks of the Mahaweli River Gampola Kandy District, Sri Lanka. Surrounded by plantations of tea, coconut and spices. The 200-year-old ancestral home is recognised as a Heritage site. The architectural details have been preserved and refurbished with traditional, antique furniture. We offer traditional hospitality and food that Sri Lanka is famous for. Elpitiya Walauwa offers a relaxing, eco-friendly, rejuvenating and tranquil meditative environment. The property is in close proximity to sites that are a must-see for cultural and nature enthusiasts. Elpitiya Waluwwa is situated in a beautiful area that offers several opportunities for bike excursions, trekking and hiking. We also offer private tea factory experiences and authentic Sri Lankan cooking experiences.
Mrs.Padmini Panabokke Molagoda Elder Daughter of Theodore Braybrooke Panabokke is the current owner of Elpitiya Walauwa and maintains the link to four generations of the Panabokke family.
Gampola was the site of the Kandyan Kingdom prior to its transfer to Kandy during the last quarter of the 15th century in the reign of King Wikramabahu and it is at an elevation of approximately 1650 feet above sea level. Places to visit: Dalada Maligawa 30mins drive Royal botanical gardens Gadaladeniya temple Embekke temple Ambuluwawa Tower Kotmale reservoir Digana Golf clubs
Language spoken: English

Property surroundings

Facilities of Elpitiya Walauwa Heritage Home

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Cooking class
  • Hiking
Food & Drink
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • 24-hour security
    • Designated smoking area
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Mosquito net
    • Interconnected room(s) available
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages spoken
    • English

    Property practices

    This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

    House rules

    Elpitiya Walauwa Heritage Home takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 14:00 to 18:00


    From 10:00 to 11:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    0 - 3 years
    Extra bed upon request
    US$8 per child, per night
    Cot upon request
    4+ years
    Extra bed upon request
    US$8 per person, per night

    Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in

    Visa Cash Elpitiya Walauwa Heritage Home accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    Please inform Elpitiya Walauwa Heritage Home in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

    Legal information

    This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

    FAQs about Elpitiya Walauwa Heritage Home

    • Yes, Elpitiya Walauwa Heritage Home is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • The prices at Elpitiya Walauwa Heritage Home may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Elpitiya Walauwa Heritage Home offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking
      • Cooking class

    • Elpitiya Walauwa Heritage Home is 2.3 miles from the centre of Gampola. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Elpitiya Walauwa Heritage Home include:

      • Family
      • Triple

    • Check-in at Elpitiya Walauwa Heritage Home is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.