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King Fern Cottage

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203 / 1A St. Andrews Dr | Under Bank, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
King Fern Cottage
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best quest houses. The owner loves his music, so it can get a bit noisy, but fun nevertheless. The rooms are reasonably clean with comfy beds and you get a garden view. The chef is great and if you are a foodie, you get to watch him cooking since there is an open kitchen. Also, the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for the best hostel in Nuwera Ella, you just found it. People are awesome and they help you with everything you would like to do. I'll definitely come again. Thanks for everything you've done for us. Mr David from France.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most interesting places I have ever stayed in. Surroundings is absolutely beautiful. Staff is helpful and funny. The food is amazing, I had the best curry there! Room was good for the price we paid. The manager organised a tour for us, and it was the best (our driver's name was Lal, he was great).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Best hosts met in SL, large and quiet room, excellent kitchen. The manager and staff will help you in every way ( they called a doctor for us, booked pur train tickets...) Great ambiance in the concert room where you can experience the owner's singing talent. Do not hesitate!

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Eugene, Oregon
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

While I only was able to stay one night at King Fern Cottage, I wished I had been able to stay for much longer! The bed was the most comfortable I've found in three months of travel, complete with many cozy blankets, ideal for snuggling up in our perfectly chilly room right next to the stream. The other star of... More 

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This place was one of the best place we stayed at in Sri lanka. Room was nice and cozy, although a little bit small (If he asks you whether you are tall or small, say tall) . You can only book by phone, if there's website it's not the right place. I wouldn't recommend eating in, cause it's good, but... More 

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Oulu, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

In the hotel there were atmosphere close to nature, a bit hippie-style and nice reggae-music playing in the evening. We ate maybe the best vegetable-curry there :) In the early morning we went to hike in Horton Plains and the owner of the hotel arranged everything for us, so the staff was friendly. Comfortable big bed and clean room.

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Kent
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

when I booked this over the phone I was offered the most expensive room. I was told it has a balcony and was "well worth the premium" . In fact it was dark and dingy. The mirror In the bathroom was cracked ( the mirror fell off the wall the next day), the loo seat was loose, the blind in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Spent 3 nights here. Arrived in pouring rain, lasting 10 hours straight, to a warm welcome by manager Lal who is always attentive & smiling. The rest of the staff are friendly too. The main dining area is set in a timbered pavilion, where you can chill with a drink or savor their cuisine. Try the chicken biryani - delicious... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Location is fantastic, just outside town but only a 10 minute walk to town. The place is very quirky, all the rooms are different. Ours was on the second floor with a trapdoor at the top of the stairs, which we found very entertaining. Beautiful courtyard and small balconies to each room. Great place to take a break and slow... More 

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