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King Fern Cottage

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203 / 1A St. Andrews Dr | Under Bank, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just left today. Wounderfull manager and staff. The manager really helped us in planing the future of our trip. Clean place comfortable. The owner is lovely and each evening plays music sith his band!! Just funn Thanks , the kaplan family

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has basic rooms with varm blankets as the temperature gets quite low in Nuware Eliya. It has the awesome backpacker vibe. They are very fund of Bob Marley and the place just oozes of "welcome". I had the best scrambled eggs ever here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very helpful staff, full of smiles. Lovely laid back rasta feel to the place. Lovely grounds and set right on the golf course. Nice distance outside of town. Only small down is the food. Its ok but it aint great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The guesthouse is beautiful and very well-presented with wonderful woodwork which was handcrafted by the manager and his friends. There is a fantastic woodburner in the main reception / dining area, which was very much appreciated in the evening because temperatures do drop! The staff were very friendly and knowlegable and very accommodating in particular with my dietary requirements. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We stayed here this month and immediately changed our mind on extending our stay. We travelled with 3 families and were put in one 3 floor cottage, 2 big, charismatic family rooms and a double room up the top in the attic. The rooms were warm, clean, showers were hot and great balconies to relax on. The Manager was more... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We stayed here coming by train and bus from Nanu Oya but they didn't know when we would arrive. We took a tuktuk from the bus station for 100 Rupees which seems the normal price. When we arrived, they showed us 2 rooms of which the one below bar was the best for us. a nice view on the golf... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

My family - 5 adults and 3 kids - had a great 2 nights here. The rooms were comfortable and had great character with comfy beds and warm blankets! The staff were really helpful and smiley and helped us arrange tuk tuks around town. They also provided transfers to and from the train station free. The food was yummy, but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We were two people and stayed here two nights. The owner offered to pick us up from the Nanu Oya station and that was really convenient. When we arrived, we were impressed by the funky decor of the reception which was all in wood. However, the initial positive impression came a step down when we stepped in to our room.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Possibly one of my favourite guest houses in Sri Lanka. Beautiful building and design so relaxing and peaceful. Fire place was a lovely touch could have stayed there a week! Service was great and very helpful and the rooms were warm and clean....couldn't ask for more!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We stayed at King Fern Cottage for one night (Rs4500 for 2 people). The owner, Vishante, arranged for a free pick up from Nanu Oya Train station. Upon reaching, the gate looked unassuming and simple that for a moment we thought we might have made a wrong decision! The interior however was mostly made of wood and was very pretty.... More 

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