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The Rock Hotel

60 Unique View Road, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
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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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I only stayed for one night as part of a tour, thankfully. I hate to leave bad reviews because the staff are lovely, but they clearly do not listen or acknowledge any feedback. I get that it's supposed to be old and British looking, but this is just plain neglect. So we arrived and it looks pretty from the outside,... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well I dont knw where to start but lets just say that this is a small bed and breakfast type of place so dont go expecting and luxuries...this was mainly and stop off for one night stay and off we were the next day. For some reason our bedroom had 3 beds in it! A queen size with 2 single... More 

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Hawally, Kuwait
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed in Rock Hotel (delux room) for one night during our round trip of Sri Lanka. The hotel is located high on quite precipitous slope and can be reached by very narrow road, which should be navigated carefully. There is a parking area just in front of hotel entrance. The place has very different clime from other Sri Lanka... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We were planning to do a day trip for some business work and got late and our friend suggested that we could say at the ROCK HOTEL. So just for that night and we only had dinner and breakfast. Manager who was on duty took care of us very well. Rooms had very Basic facilities, which is ok for the... More 

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Singapore
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I was upset initially that my Travel Agent booked this hotel and I only saw the reviews of the hotel later on TA. However, it turned out to be a pleasant surprise. I wouldn't call it a full fledged Hotel but would call it Boutique Hotel. Most of the travelers have commented on price. I wont comment on price because... More 

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Edinburgh
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Perfectly fine place to stay. The food was surprisingly good and the staff were friendly. The room was quite tired and the issue here is that it is far up a hill, over a ditch I wouldn't want to drive a car over. So I'd say it's fine if you've got a driver and aren't wanting to be "in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

A nice and perfect place to stay in nuwara Eliya. I would recommend to all about this hotel... The staff was very friendly and the food is great......location is perfect. A bit far from the town but its awesome. Rooms are in good condition and simple.....

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Doha
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The location is far from city. It can also be very challenging if you don't have a driver with a car & road upto the hotel is dangerous. If two cars arrive at a same time from opposite direction, you hold your breath specially if you are from Canada because we don't see such things at home. It was terrifying.... More 

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Essex
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Unfortunately I let the travel agent who organized our itinerary choose this hotel, and I didn't have time to check it on TA. I checked the hotel website afterwards, and it's nothing like that. The lobby, lounge and dining area are fine, very colonial and comfortable. But our room was awful. 2 of us in a family room where you... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

small and compact hotel with car parking facilities. Good view from rooms but new building constructions obstructing the panoramic view. Limited choice of food but compensated by excellent hospitality by the manager in charge. In short average experience of stay here.

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