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Glendower Hotel

5 Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #8 of 20 Hotels in Nuwara Eliya
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
priyantha2014 Kandy, Sri Lanka
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    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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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some expert photoshop work on the website photos... Tudor building hasn't been maintained since Tudor times. The food was average at best, big portions but not worth the money. In 4 nights no cleaning to the room, not even emptying the bin. Room was damp the entire stay. Bathroom was not clean either. Quivering just thinking about it. Forget a... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good for Family and Couples to stay but nuwaraeliya is a small town and nothing to do may activities the please is good for leisure and you can do walking at horten plains about 37 Km away from Glendower hotel.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They charged 24% tax on food, although the menu mentioned only about 10% tax. Shame on you. The food was good though. Green curry was not as delicious, as in thailand. Service was not quick. We were really dissapointed with the tax thing.

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Taichung, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a nice experience to stay in here because it is a British bungalow. We loved the interior design and furniture in the room because they are so traditional and classic. When it comes to Chinese cuisine in the restaurant, it was surprisingly delicious. The dish we ordered were not salty and greasy at all. We thought that the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I'm transported back to merry old England every time I visit Hotel Glendower in Nuwara Eliya. It's so charming and cozy...l.love the pub, the restaurant, the bright cheery rooms and the attentive staff who keep my tea cup full at all times!!! ..It's a perfect place to stay with family...Mom and Dad can hang out in the pub and play... More 

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Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

A old stay place ,probably a property of a once British officer converted into a stay hotel.Nice experience to stay in here. You can approach the town by a walk. Around the golf club periphery you can walk.One can try Billiards if willing to pay an amount for recreation. Swimming pool is maintained .You can enjoy bar facilities too. Fire... More 

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This hotel used to be nice. Not anymore. Fungi everywhere in the bathrooms. The wooden floors are broken and the windows can certainly use some new paint. Next to this a nearby restaurant in a bus is playing very loud music with a strong bass from early afternoon until late in the evening. We changed rooms because at first we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

The place has a good location to walk to the center of the town. From the outside it looks real nice and cosy. On the inside it is also cosy. Except the rooms, which were average and dark. The windows could not properly close and there was no heating or option to ventilate which made the rooms very damp. The... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Well, it is not a hotel in strict sense - should be qualifying as a BnB (Break and Breakfast). Yes, it is an english tudor style villa in the nice english town of Nuware Eliya. Most of the rooms are garden view on ground floor with the hall serving as coffee shop. We used room service and the food was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

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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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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