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Bandarawela Hotel

2.5 of 5 No. 14, Welimada Road, Bandarawela, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great pleasure to check in to Bandarawela hotel after staying few days in Nuwara Eliya. Walking distance from the heart of Bandarawela city makes its very convenient. Room environment is very pleasant and old style of bathroom and furniture make the stay more unique. Garden area is well maintained with lot of flowering plants which reminds typical... More

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Bandarawela H, General Manager at Bandarawela Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Greetings from Bandarawela Hotel ! We wish to express our heartiest thanks for sharing your experience of your stay at Bandarawela Hotel. Your comments have been inspiring. Whilst we are delighted to learn that you have enjoyed our food and hospitality we acknowledge with great gratitude for appreciating the hotel's unique aura that has been preserved since... More

Colombo
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Bandarawela is the ideal location for a relaxing holiday in Sri Lanka due to the pleasing climate not moving towards extremes of warmness or coldness. What better venue than Bandarawela Hotel to make your holiday even more worthwhile? The colonial touch adds to the artistry, charm and style that the hotel displays. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The staff... More

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Bandarawela H, General Manager at Bandarawela Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Greetings from Bandarawela Hotel ! We express our heartiest thanks for your review and your experience of your stay at Bandarawela Hotel. Your comments have inspired us. We also acknowledge with great gratitude for have appreciated our services and the unique architecture of this colonial edifice that has been preserved since the early British days. We will... More

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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83 reviews 83 reviews
45 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Here I'm visiting this hotel for the second time after about 13 or 15 years.nothing has been changed. still the same colonial hotel. I like the concept. but need to improve the bathrooms in existing concept. staff is very friendly. food is ok. The location is very convenient coz it is in the middle of the town.They must replace the... More

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Bandarawela H, General Manager at Bandarawela Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Greeting from Bandarawela Hotel ! Many thanks for sharing your experience following your visit to Bandrawela Hotel. We are pleased to learn that you have enjoyed our food and hospitality and acknowledge with great gratitude of your 2nd visit to our hotel. Your concerns with regard to our washrooms will be given our serious attention for rectification.... More

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

To walk into this hotel is to take a step back in time. It still maintains its' colonial heritage, and proudly at that. It is conveniently located in the Bandarawela town, just two minutes walk from the town center. The hotel has been the same in quality of service and food each of the 4 times we stayed here. The... More

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Bandarawela H, General Manager at Bandarawela Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Greeting from Bandarawela Hotel ! We wish to convey our sincere thanks to you for sharing your experience of your stay at our hotel and your valuable time spared to post your comments on the Trip Adviser. We are happy to learn that you enjoyed our food and hospitality. We also acknowledge with great gratitude your appreciation... More

Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Our stay at 'one of the oldest colonial hotels' was highly worth for what we spent. The staff was very friendly, kind and helpful. GM goes to each and every table during lunch/dinner and speaks to guests. Its a home away from home. Very clean rooms, toilet/washrooms are upgraded to higher standard. Food was so tasty & clean. An enjoyable... More

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Bandarawela H, General Manager at Bandarawela Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Greeting from Bandarawela Hotel ! We wish to convey our fondest thanks to you and your valuable time spared to post your comments following your stay at our hotel. We are inspired with it. We were indeed delighted to have welcomed you once again to our hotel and are truly happy to hear that you have enjoyed... More

Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Stayed at this Hotel on a tour and it was an enjoyable on the basis that it is a step back in time to the colonial error and should be appreciated for what it is. Therefore the rooms aren't that modern and there is a large old bath (with shower) while the washbasin is outside near the bed area. Have... More

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Dear Valued Guest, Greeting from Bandarawela Hotel ! Many thanks for sharing your experience following your visit to Bandarawela Hotel. Whilst we are pleased to learn that you have enjoyed our food and hospitality we acknowledge with many thanks your appreciation of our hotel's Colonial ambiance that has been preserved since the early years of the previous century. We look... More

Kandy
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9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The Bandarawela Hotel provides us a lovely glimpse of the colonial era. Such lovely architecture. It must be appreciated that they have provided access to Persons with Disabilities within such an old structure. Wheelchair access is from the back of the hotel and almost the entirety of the hotel is accessible once you come in. But there seems to be... More

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Bandarawela H, General Manager at Bandarawela Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Greeting from Bandarawela Hotel ! Many thanks for your review of our hotel following your stay with us. We are truly happy to learn that you have enjoyed our food and hospitality and acknowledge with thanks your appreciation of our hotel's theme which provides you a glimpse of the Colonial Era. We also take note with gratitude... More

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Reached to the hotel around 1.30 am . room was nicely arranged , 204, Bath room was ok very limited menu for bfast superb garden tea service Staff was very efficient , during the off times staff do spring cleaning Manager Mr, Senani very help full well maintained garden will be back soon

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Bandarawela H, General Manager at Bandarawela Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Ganesh, Greetings from Bandarawela Hotel ! We wish to express our fondest thanks for your brief and precised review of Bandarawela Hotel. We are inspired with your comments and are delighted to learn that you were pleased with our standards and hospitality. We have taken serious note of your concern on our breakfast. We maintain a 'No Menu... More

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

It was our first visit to the legendary Bandarawela Hotel and it was a lovely experience. My wife and I tremendously enjoyed the surroundings, the afternoon cup of tea at the front lawn and the excellent hospitality. The food was quite good and the dining hall and the lounge area are full of history depicting the colonial heritage of Sri... More

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Bandarawela H, General Manager at Bandarawela Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Greetings from Bandarawela Hotel ! We acknowledge with many thanks your valuable and descriptive comments and sharing your experience of your stay at Bandarawela Hotel. We were indeed inspired with it. Whilst we take pride of ourselves in taking care of our valued guests, we are trully happy to learn that you have enjoyed our food and... More

Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a lovely hotel in the heart of the Bandarawela town, and is popular among locals and tourists. The colonial atmosphere is warm and inviting, and the food is extremely good. The staff is also very friendly and helpful, and the hotel and gardens are well maintained and clean. The only downside is that the beds and bathrooms are... More

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Bandarawela H, General Manager at Bandarawela Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Greetings from Bandarawela Hotel! We acknowledge with many thanks your valuable time spared to share your experience subsequent to your stay at Bandarawela Hotel and are glad to learn that you have enjoyed our food and hospitality. Your comments have inspired us. We also have taken serious note on your observations of our washrooms and are glad... More

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Address: No. 14, Welimada Road, Bandarawela, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Bandarawela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bandarawela Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 35
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