Jetwing St. Andrew's Built around an old country house which was once a grand colonial residence, Jetwing St.Andrew's is hidden away between acres of green mountains and tea plantations. Closer to the town centre, the hotel offers a charming holiday to the discerning traveller. Guestrooms are rustic yet comfortably adorned offering you luxury and privacy. You can enjoy high tea on the lawn or even go on a tea tasting tour to one of the near by estates where you can certainly enjoy the finest and best Ceylon Tea.
Jetwing St. Andrew's is found hidden amidst the misty hills of Nuwara Eliya which is approximately 170km away from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake. The drive takes about 5 hours from the airport while you will not be disappointed since there are amazing views and sceneries along the way. There are public transport options such as buses running regularly from Colombo while the latest introduction being internal flights from the airport to Nuwara Eliya.
Jetwing St. Andrew's is a unique hotel offering you the charm of a bygone era and the comfort of a modern one. A grand residence from the colonial times, the hotel has been carefully preserved of its natural beauty. St. Andrew's offers a number of 40 superior rooms, 7 deluxe rooms and 5 suites. Every guestroom is filled with comforts to make you enjoy a wonderful holiday in this cold weather. Deluxe rooms contain a separate upstairs unit while the suites emanate luxury all the way. Standard room facilities include individual heating units, telephone with IDD facility, bathroom, television with International and Sri Lankan channels, tea/coffee making facility, electronic safe and hair dryer.
'Old Course' which is the main restaurant at Jetwing St. Andrew's offers guests a fine dining experience along with a walk in wine cellar and a show kitchen. With high ceiling and old wood, the restaurant offers an ambience of majesty. Guests can enjoy delicious breakfast buffets to a la carte four course lunch and dinner menus; you can certainly taste gourmet cuisine at its best. The Road Hole Bar the St. Andrew's is well stocked with spirits, liquors, beers, wines, as well as cocktails and mocktails mixed to your liking. Other facilities at the hotel include daily housekeeping, a snooker room, doctor on call, baby cots on request, IDD facilities, Email and internet facilities, Wi-Fi access, fax services, parking facilities, car rentals, laundry, safety lockers, a boutique and souvenir shops.
There is plenty of activity that you can enjoy outdoor while spending time at Jetwing St. Andrew's. Guests can take a tour around the extensive gardens of the hotel or tour the nearby tea estates and revive the days of the planters and also enjoy a tea tasting experience. Further excursions from the hotel include a visit to the race course where you can enjoy a bit of horse riding or maybe a round of Golf for the golf enthusiast nearby would be ideal. For a little bit of adventure, you can head towards the Horton Plains and enjoy hours of hiking.