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King Fern Bungalow

18 Underbank (off St. Andrews Drive), Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I really don't like posting bad reviews but felt I had to own up to my terrible experience here. I know I wasn't alone in this, since all the other guests agreed we received dreadful service. Firstly, when I called to confirm my booking, the owner had given away the room to someone else and said he had forgotten my... More

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26 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As there were a couple of negative reviews we doubted whether we want to go here. No regret; we were picked up at the train station, got some thea at arrival, nice rooms, lovely beds, extremely kind hosts and good food! What else could you want? Good weather, for us it was too windy and cold to stay another night,... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here last night. We had 4 rooms, all doubles. Everything satisfactory for 3000 Rs per night. The staff are really friendly and helpful. The rooms we had were all very dark and dingy but the restaurant area was light and airy. Food very average.

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London, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my second visit to King Fern Bungalow and it was just as amazing in fact even better as Chitara his wife was doing the cooking and she is a fantastic cook. We enjoyed a spicy pork curry and it tasted even better in the morning with roti. The room was lovely and clean with thick blankets and even... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

i heard many good reviews from this place, so i decided to booked. im very pleased i stayed there. my room was so nice with a balcony with an incredible view to all town. the owner and his family great people, very attentive and caring. i felt like home! enjoying in a rainy day a cup of Tea beside de... More

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Rekawa, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Traveling around Sri Lanka with visiting family, we were looking authentic, comfortable and not-too-expensive (as Nuwara Eliya can be). And we found it. Arriving at King Fern Bungalow, we were welcomed by Wasantha, who was very helpful, cheerful and welcoming. The bedrooms were spacious though a bit worn down, but clean and with very comfortable beds. One bathroom had a... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I origanally booked to stay in eagles nest being a single traveller didn't need anything fancy but as they were doing a but of work on that room I was put into the family suite and it was amazing. To be honest it was the best nights sleep I had whilst in sri lanka, nuce thick mattress with a warm... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Based on the good Tripadvisor reviews we were looking froward to staying at King Fern Bungalow. We were disappointed. We met the challenges of actually finding it and of not being hustled into paying more than was previously agreed (be wary of this) and we were quite happy with the position high above town (we like a challenging walk and... More

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Shanghai, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Stayed 3 days in the Eagla's Nest, top point of the guesthouse, with a balcony looking out onto the beautiful nuwara eliya town. Room is small but clean and cozy and with an amazing view. Although bathroom is not in the room, it is only 3 steps away, so this is not a problem at all. The owner and his... More

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Tangalle, Sri Lanka
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This place offers one of the most incredible views in Nuwara Eliya, situated on one of the highest mountain peaks in the area, facing town. The rooms are great and the facilities as well but it gets very cold in the nights so be sure to bring woolen socks and a union suit unless you want to stay awake freezing... More

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Address: 18 Underbank (off St. Andrews Drive), Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Nuwara Eliya
Also Known As:
King Fern Bungalow Hotel Nuwara Eliya

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A family owned guesthouse based in Nuwara Eliya with panoramic views over the town from the side of the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka. The guest house has four spacious, comfortable and clean rooms all with their own balconies, bathrooms with hot water, and free wifi for all rooms and garden area. The traditional, home cooked Sri Lankan meals are raved about by our guests and available on request. With five en-suite well appointed rooms, guests can enjoy a comfortable stay in a cozy atmosphere. Delicious meals are offered for guests that will surely keep you satisfied while the common room is always inviting with a fire place. Internet access is also available in the entire property while room service facilities are also made available. ... more   less 
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