One of the founder members of the Sri Lanka Instyle boutique hotel collection, The Dutch House has been voted as one of the top 20 hip hotels of the world. The Dutch House is the ultimate indulgence in space & privacy in one of Ceylon's most well preserved historic mansions. Highly exclusive with only 4 suites this country house built in 1712 ensures complete privacy for its guests. The Dutch House, also known as Doornberg, is an exclusive heritage house built in one of Sri Lanka's most well preserved historic mansions. This exclusive chic retreat rests high on a hill with views over Galle Fort and the Indian Ocean. Spacious living areas, an English tropical garden complete with croquet lawn and treetop infinity pool provides ample space for guests to find a quiet area in which to truly unwind.
The Dutch House and sister boutique hotel Sun House are an ideal springboard to visit the beaches, the temples, the wild life reserves, the lowland tea estates, the rain forests and the local and chaotic markets and villages of the Southern Province. The nearest beaches are 15 minutes away.
At the Dutch House breakfast is at anytime, anywhere. English breakfast is served with coffees and teas and snacks are served throughout the day in the garden or by the swimming pool. Dinner is served at the Sun House, which is the sister boutique hotel next door and renowned for some of the best food in Sri Lanka.