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Hellboda Estate | Katukitula, Katukitula, Sri Lanka
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The Lavender House
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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87 reviews 87 reviews
35 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This truly is a unique experience. Built in the 1890's (we managed to find a date of 1894 on the height chart in the sitting room), this is a wonderful old cottage situated in the middle of the Hellbodde tea plantation. Between Kandy and Nuwara Eliya, it is a very relaxing spot for a break. The house itself is old,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a couple of years (April 2012) since my wife and I, and a friend spent three wonderful nights here. Beautiful big old-fashioned rooms and friendly service from start to finish. Lunch by the pool? Easy! Breakfast and lunch were relatively basic but evening meals were great. The dining room is impressive. Morning cuppas in the room, with a... More 

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London, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

I really want to give this place a fabulous review but I can't. I'll start with the positives..... - excellent service. Made to feel so welcome - delicious food. Menu changes daily. Chef comes to take your order of either Sri Lankan menu or international cuisine. Cooked to good standard. Breakfast was a choice of cereal and toast or cooked.... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We stayed here for one night on a recent tour of Sri Lanka. It was the adults favourite stay and won the family award for the best pool. It is a fair distance outside Kandy which may make it inconvenient. However the service and the setting were fabulous. The rooms were luxurious and felt individual.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Lovely villa in a serene garden setting, cozy and quite. Having breakfast by the pool and to enjoy the tea plantation and garden view is the best moment we enjoyed. We also found deer and many birds in the garden. We appreciate the excellent service from the staff, they made us feel like home. The chef is very sincere and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We stayed in some fantastic places on our trip through Sri Lanka, but this was perhaps the best. We had two nights here and the first of these we were lucky enough to have the place to ourselves. With the excellent staff on hand just for you, it is a strange but highly entertaining experience, that feels in keeping with... More 

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Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
73 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This is a difficult review to do as I have previousely stayed at Tea Trails and I guess I had certain expectations, I will try to make a balanced overview of the good and not so good but conclusion is we will not return. Good - 1. The staff are very accommodating. 2. Location – beautiful location and a nice... More 

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights arriving on Christmas day and all I can say is WOW, the website does not do this place justice it completely took our breath away. As we were arriving on Christmas day after a 5 hour drive we had requested a 'special' meal for the evening, they made us a full Turkey dinner including... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This is an authentic 19th century Ceylon tea planter's experience. The scenery is genuinely stunning, with perhaps the best infinity pool ever. The service is warm and personal; rooms and house are at a very high standard. However, when paying in excess of 300usd a night, what lets this place down is the quality of the food, which is at... More 

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Safwa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

My wife and I stayed 2 nights at The Lavender House; an English Bungalow in the middle of tea plantation. The surroundings are beautiful and the staff are very nice. The chef is a great cook; we enjoyed his food a lot. Place is more suitable for couples who want to relax in a secluded quit place

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Address: Hellboda Estate | Katukitula, Katukitula, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Katukitula
Number of rooms: 14

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