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King Fern Cottage

Certificate of Excellence
203 / 1A St. Andrews Dr | Under Bank, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite good reviews we felt this place did not live up to expectations. Our room involved climbing a ladder and using a trap door which was too heavy for me to operate. There were no sheets on the bed and the mosquito net provided did not fit properly. The only plug socket was in the bathroom. It was cold at... More 

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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

King Fern is a great place to stay whislt in Nuwara Eliya, its wooden lodging style accomodation fits in with your surroundings perfectly and when it gets cooler in the evening there are thick, cosy blankets provided in all of the rooms. Hot showers were a delight and wifi okay. Only ate here once for dinner but food was good... More 

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Thank Charlotte C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place to stay. Hot showers! Not bad WiFi for Sri Lanka, huge comfy rooms. Cool setting. It's run all by men, some are friendly, some a stand off-ish, some your best mates! Awesome common area, with a stream running underneath!

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Nieuw Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't look any further and pick this guesthouse. The atmosphere is what you are looking voor in a b&b. The food is amazing (thanks Ganeshan) and the staff really make you feel at home. This is the best place we stayed in Sri Lanka and would definitely stay here again! Staff thank you for making our 4 nights unforgettable

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is truly the best place in Sri Lanka. The only things more beautiful than the rooms are the staff and the food. We can't recommend any dishes because they're all amazing, can honestly say the best food we have had in Sri Lanka. We had such a good experience here we didn't want to leave. After a bad... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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183 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

We stayed three nights with the King Fern guys. They have among the best food we have had in our three weeks here so far. They have a full sized billiard table and locals pop in for a game as well. The views are great and the staff couldn't be more friendly and helpful. They arrange transport and trips anywhere... More 

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Thank Eric J
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

I arrived at nuwara elyia without a real plan for accommodation checked my travel book and decided on this place based on location, excellent reviews and the music. I called Sanjet the manager of this delightful place and he picked me up within twenty minutes. I totally liked this man, he is kind, humble and very helpful. He and his... More 

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Thank Martha S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

I liked this hotel a lot. The bed was really comfortable and they were the only place that has a nice thick comforter on the beds. It was clean and the rooms are really spacious. The bathrooms didn't have a personal spray cleaner but that's fine. The staff are so helpful and nice. A word of advice, as the environment... More 

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Thank Sarah D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights. The food was good and the beds comfy. We really liked the fact that it was just outside the center, and next to one of the holes of the big golf course. The staff really went the extra mile for us and we appreciated the fact that they help you make the trip as economically... More 

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Thank Wouter N
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

This Is one of the best places to stay if you're up in the hill country! Very welcoming staff.The food is awesome, you are made to feel very much at home, log fire for the cold evenings, very quiet good location just on the outside of town, tours can also be arranged. A top class golf course right next door!... More 

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