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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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Karachi, Pakistan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From Colombo to Kandy and to Nuwara Eliya, the hotel was arranged by the tour operator. Clean and simple hotel, homely atmosphere, visited in Nov.2013. A small reception area and we were given room on the first floor from where we could enjoy the scenery. Number of other hotels on the hill top could be viewed although the hotel is... More 

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Ragama, Sri Lanka
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an old style British hotel.Perfectly fine place to stay. The food was good and tasty not much a variance and the staff were friendly. The room was quite tired and the issue here is that it is far up a hill don't even think to walk. we had a barbecue night here and note that whey will charge... More 

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Yorkshire
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145 reviews 145 reviews
55 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This was a one night stop after visiting Dambulla. It's up a steep hillside overlooking the resort town. Walking down into the town is not difficult but you will need a tuk tuk to get back. The hotel has some quirky colonial features, with big fireplaces - that are obviously not used. The rooms are a bit dark and shabby... More 

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Pavia, Italy
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11 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is an old style british hotel. The location is good and rooms are clean. Unfortunately here we had our tour's worst dinner (untasty and unsalted boiled vegetables with unsalted rice). We were told by our driver that the management had just changed. We hope they will improve their skills as the hotel has a great potential.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

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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11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 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
11 helpful votes 11 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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