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The Rock Hotel

60 Unique View Road, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #20 of 107 Nuwara Eliya B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cape Town
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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A small hotel set half way up the hill above the lake. the manager Graham is the perfect host, helpful and friendly with nothing too much trouble, We required assistance with e mails and printing which he was more than happy to arrange. Our room was large, clean and warm which was very welcome as it was rainy and cold... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This small hotel is cosy and comfortable. It's situated part way up one of the hills from the town centre. The staff are very nice and friendly, the beds ok and the food good. We stayed three nights and would stay there again. A good base from which to visit Hortons Plains National Park and Adams Peak.

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Dublin, Ireland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I didn't like this place at all. Our room was FULL of flies. There were loads of dead ones on the window sill and the floor. Place also didn't look hoovered. The furniture was supposed to be in a British style but just felt dated. Breakfast was ok. The usual eggs and omelette. Dinner wasn't great either. The waiter at... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Nice and comfortable hotel in Nuwara Eliya. Very personal service as it is a small Bed and breakfast, everybody was super nice. Dont miss the walk around the lake at the bottom of the hill. I recommend this hotel!

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Kiel, Germany
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

remotely and calmly situatated on the foothills above Nurelia it allows a wonderfull yiew on the town and lake, it is furnished in traditional british style with good luxery and ease. the team is very friendly and supplies an excellent Service.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We stayed one night as part of a tour. This place was better than it looked on first sight! The surroundings need tidying up and a lick of paint. Hotel style reception and generally very good service. Spacious room. A proper bar with more than just Lion beer. Breakfast was good: the food at dinner was acceptable, but ordinary. Nice... More

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Angmering, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

this hotel exceeded our expectattions. On arrival we were shown a very limited menu and told we had to order dinner for later, The choices were chicken or fish. A short while later we rang down to reception and asked if we could change our order and have a local vegetable curry. The staff were happy to change our order... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

The rooms were cosy and big enough for the 2 days we spent at the Rock. The reception staff, particularly Graham, were excellent and friendly, we were made to feel that they would do anything for us to enjoy our stay. However, when we spent the evening in the hotel. We were seated, but we felt that it was all... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Very nice place to stay and a very homely atmosphere. Rooms / toilets.....very clean. Went with 27 people booking 7 rooms. The staff were very friendly and accommodating at all times. Quality of food needs a bit of improvement and staff need a bit of training on handling big crowds at a given point. But overall, a very nice place... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

A very nice place with fireplaces in the rooms, ancient furniture and polite staff. The chief has kindly agreed to cook the fish which we brought from the market. It was a pleasure being in this hotel and we were rather upset that we've left it next day.

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Address: 60 Unique View Road, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Nuwara Eliya
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guests will find all of the finest amenities in each of the 10 rooms in this popular 3-star hotel. Each room includes in room safe, desk, television. This excellent hotel in Nuwara Eliya also has laundry service/dry cleaning, restaurant, bicycle rental, car park. Facilities for recreation and leisure available include garden. The hotel blends expert service with state-of-the-art facilities to provide guests with a memorable stay. ... more   less 
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