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Glendower Hotel

5 Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #6 of 19 Hotels in Nuwara Eliya
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Ellefallon Sydney, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our breath was taken away when we walked through the perfectly manicured garden with hedges and roses to the old Tudor style manor, where staff with bowties greeted us with huge smiles. Past fresh roses in the hallway, we were taken to our room and admired the view right over the garden while tea was served to us. The whole... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place has so much potential: it is well positioned in the town and has beautiful gardens (sadly the weather prevented us from making the most of it), and the communial guest rooms are really comfy and welcoming. The problem appears to be that little money has been spent on it for a long time. It was really chilly in... More

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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

When you first you walk in, the hotel gives a very good impression. It has that old world charm with overstuffed sofas and common rooms cluttered with antique furniture in a cozy sort of way. Our room was large, with a sitting area, and a big bathroom and good sized bed. In the afternoon light and sun, it was very... More

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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Hotel Glendower was the only real appointment during our recent trip to Sri Lanka. Once a beautiful hotel, it has lost much of its splendour due to total lack of maintenance. Stayed there for 2 nights. Whilst the main room around the open fire does have some charm, our bedroom was very poor. Springs could be felt through the mattress,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We visited Nuwara Eliya for 2 days and it rained for most of the two days so maybe this is the reason why the hotel rooms were so damp. The rooms are very basic and not very welcoming. The staff were very attentive and very friendly and we had an evening meal at the hotel which was actually very good.... More

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Gurgaon, India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The location is perfect, walking distance to the main market place and parks and yet away from all noise. The staff is extremely courteous and helpful. It's a small boutique hotel and retains the old world charm. We had to leave for Bentota early morning and they made lovely breakfast packs for all of us, which was extremely thoughtful. Definitely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We stayed here just recently. Milano & staff could not do enough to please us & always with a smile. The service was fantastic & the atmosphere if the hotel definitely definitive of Little England. You could sense the history in the atmosphere of the hotel. Food was good & location was within easy walking distance to town. I would... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

A splendid boutique hotel in a 150 years old Colonial Building with nice rooms, small but a beautiful garden, lovely breakfast and Fantastic service. Many thanks to the manager Mr. Chandana for complimentary upgrading our room from standard to suite. A must recommended for those who want a homely stay in Nuwara Eliya. Located just 5 minutes walk to The... More

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Hotel Glendower G, General Manager at Glendower Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Hotel Glendower Nuwara Eliya and for your encouraging review. We are delighted that you loved the experience and appreciated your compliments on our rooms, garden, dining options and the service. It is our great pleasure to hear that you feel home. We are glad you found the location just five minutes walk to the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Nuwara Eliya is a beautiful location - breath-taking! Unfortunately the Glendower Hotel needs a fair bit of work to come close to that! The rooms are clean and neat, but old and in need of a revamp. The bed in our room was sooooooo bad we nearly slept on the floor! The other guests we were with didn't get that... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The place is near the Victoria Park. The entrance, garden is very beautiful and filled with flowers. Rooms are tidy and clean. The rooms were furnished with good facilities. (blanket, Cupboard, Mirror and Table, Reading Table, Couch, Bed Side Tables, Towels, soap, bath tub). No tea in the room (tea bags and a water heater is suggested) Room service is... More

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Address: 5 Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Nuwara Eliya
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Number of rooms: 9
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