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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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Doha, Qatar
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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Willebroek, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Singapore, Singapore
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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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I didn't really enjoy my stay here recently. The lounge area is nice to sit in in the evening, they have a fire going and music, but the room was very disappointing. It was damp and dreary. They had problems with the water tank, so that was on and off, and the toilet seat wasn't secured to the bowl properly.... More 

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Surrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We stayed one night at the King fern cottage and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The guesthouse is only a short walk from the town but is situated within a forested area with a little steam running through it. The result is a peaceful location away surrounded by nature. The room we had was large and simply furnished with a huge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We loved our stay in King Fern Cottage. This is way more than your average hotel or guesthouse. Mainly built with wood and set around many flowers this accomodation has a warm and welcoming touch. The restaurant room has a fireplace which is lit in the evening, so be ready to enjoy a wonderful dinner in romanic atmosphere. The owner... More 

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