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Chez Allen

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45B Underbank, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We stayed 2 Nights at Chez Allen. Our room was very nice, clean, with a big bed and good view. Bathroom with Hot Shower, which is very important as it can get really cold in Nuwara Eliya ;-). For the night we got some extra woolen blankets so we could sleep warmly. Berakfast is good and plenty, with fresh fruit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I have stayed here for two nights and Allen and his wife made me feel at home. Whenever i needed something, they helped me out! The rooms are tidy and enough blankets against the cold. The kitchen is accesible if you need something, i had to heat up my food ;) I would definitely go back to enjoy this place... More 

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Nara Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Very surprised to see the negative reviews of Chez Allen as our stay was so wonderful. The hotel staff (family/friends) were very kind, considerate and helpful. My wife and I stayed at this hotel for two nights and never once did we encounter any problems either with theft, staff, or anything else. Our experience was quite the opposite. We checked... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

It´s true what some other people already wrote here (unfortunately just read it when it already was too late). We were backpacking almost 3 weeks all around Sri Lanka in August and September without any problem except for this hotel. We arrived by train at Nuwara Eliya, and had not booked an accomodation. Some locals reccomended us Chez Allen and... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We arrived in Nuwara Eliya not knowing where to stay and ended up staying at this place because the weather had taken a turn for the worse and we didn't fancy getting sodden in the rain. From the decor to the people running the place, everyone looked terribly seedy. The person who picked us up from the bus was incredibly... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

When we arrived the family didn't expect us, we make a reservation the day before but the didn't see it. The family is friendly. We had a small room in the back of the house. We asked if there were rooms with some beter view, but that was not possible. The room was cold and it was not possible to... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

this guest house is welcoming and the modest rooms very comfortable. The hospitality from the Hostess and her very helpful son was friendly and supportive. Meals were tasty,It was enjoyable to be in a small dining room conversing with other travellers and hear their tales of travel in Srl Lanka. In brief, a friendly and homely place to stay and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed in Chez Allen for one night. I was immediately struck by the friendliness of the host family. We mostly dealt with a very well-mannered, accommodating young man who served us some great local tea and was highly informative about Nuwara Eliya and Sri Lanka. Rooms are spacious with an amazing view of the mountains. Bed... More 

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london
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Stayed in Chez Allen for one night whilst visiting Newara Eliya. The room itself was basic and clean altough had no moz net or a/c although luckily we didn't need it them that night. The location of the house is good with great views across the hills although it did prove a little difficult to find at first. It's up... More 

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Xiamen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

The room is clearing.and the scene view is widely,can see the whole city . The food is. Delicious。店主人很好,景色也很美,可以看到努握勒城市的全景,还会坐中国菜,非常好的味道,店铺还在装修,以后可以有22间房子',非常美,视野辽阔。价格也很实惠,明天去霍顿平原徒步,还可以打包便当。房间非常满,真的很不错,彩色很好,有许多菜,每个人都可以吃到可口的饭菜,房间的价格在高峰期是6500卢比,一般时候是5800卢比。房间很干净,也比较大,非常不错的说。现在正在建2层,会有22间房子,是最高的旅馆。非常物超所值。

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