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Anilana Craigbank

48 Water Field Drive, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here end of May beginning of June. The staff were great. Very attentive and always there when you needed them. The food was also very tasty. The rooms are clean with large bathrooms. I would recommend this place to anyone visiting Nuwara Eliya in a small group. Take the whole bungalow if you are visiting.

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AHP9477, General Manager at Anilana Craigbank, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay with us and for taking the time to provide us with such a positive review of Anilana Craigbank, we are happy to hear the comments you have made and have passed these on to the staff. We will look forward to welcoming you back we hope in the not too distant future. Regards Anilana More

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We stayed at Craigbank as a group of friends and had a thoroughly enjoyable stay. The gardens were beautiful and well maintained. The inside of the property was exceptionally homely and comfortable and was the perfect venue for a group getaway. Staff were friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Chef happily made what we requested and food was fabulous,... More

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AHP1234, General Manager at Anilana Craigbank, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a complimentary and positive review of Anilana Craigbank, we were delighted to read your comments. The staff were very happy to hear your remarks and thank you for your kindness. Regards Anilana More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

We stayed in the Anilana Craigbank for one night as part of a tour of Sri Lanka. The hotel is basically a bungalow of four rooms set in fairly pleasant gardens, which we had to ourselves. The whole property is freezing cold, dark and very damp. One of the rooms is very mouldy and has peeling wallpaper. The beds feel... More

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

This bungalow is owned by Anilana who have several properties in Sri Lanka. Go to anilana.com and follow links. Ignore the advice on some websites which says the bungalow is closed until further notice as this is out of date. We paid US$500 per night for the bungalow including breakfast. Free flow bottled water was included in the rate, which... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2011

We spent a couple of days there in February 2011 and wished that we could have stayed more... Location: - On the hills, above Nuwara Eliya: tidy garden, beautiful view - We were driving our own rental car (yes, really no driver, but we agree that it is only a valid option for really experienced drivers with hidden aggressive instincts)... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

We stayed at the Craigbank Bungalows in April 2011 for 4 days and loved the location, high above the town of Nuwara Eliya. The cottage is pretty as a picture, full marks to the gardener! It has atmosphere and the service staff is very helpful. Loved the little den - they even serve you tea and snacks in there and... More

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Oxford
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82 reviews 82 reviews
28 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2011

This old bungalow is over 150 years old, but has been totally renovated within the last 10 years. It is set behind the St Andrews hotel and has just 3 large bedrooms and one very large suite. The gardens are nicely laid out and are wonderfully quiet to just sit in and relax. Service was brilliant with cups of tea... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2011

We stayed at Craigbank Bungalow for a night when visiting the tea hills of Nuwara Eliya. The bungalow is so pretty and makes you feel like you've arrived in the English countryside. A real world away from the rest of Sri Lanka! Craigbank is nicely situated just above the main town. The surrounding gardens and grounds are beautiful and wonderfully... More

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Address: 48 Water Field Drive, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Nuwara Eliya
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 4
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