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Galway Forest Lodge

89 Upper Lake Road, Havelook Drive, Nuwara Eliya 22094, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #12 of 20 Hotels in Nuwara Eliya
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel Check in was taken long time and the reception guys were not matured / not at all behaved properly due to 18 year old boys .... i have given properly then they answered me properly. NO SENIOR level guys around there and they be thinking these stupid follows are doing good must be salary issue they would have compromised.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Hotel was a smoking hotel which is quite disgusting for non smokers. The food was good and so were the staff. There is no lift in this hotel so be prepared,to walk the stairs. The rooms were tidy but, the bathroom was very outdated. The heater worked well as it is quite cold, but you get no TV reception... More 

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Bhopal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is situated 15 min from the lake. for lake you have to take tuk tuk into Nuwara Eliya. Location is very good & Quiet. The reception staff were very good and helpful. Good service and Spacious rooms. But no lift. Food was Good. The restaurant has a Very Good service with live Music. Lobby was not that much... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Good place to stay...... in the night it's quit cold but the blankets and the heater was OK. The reception staff were very good and some one has good English communication skills..... good service but average rooms. food was exceptional. the restaurant has a fast service.........

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Amstelveen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Based on previous reviews we were uncertain what to expect from this hotel. Apparently it depends on the room allocated to you. We got a very nice and spacious room with a good bed and a pretty view on the tea fields. The bathroom is not entirely up to standards we are used to, but this holds true for almost... More 

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Gorey, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Cheery staff did not really make up for the other items on the agenda. Location is poor for town but good for anyone who wants to explore on foot. Galway Forest and Lake Gregory are walking distance. However, the hotel feels old and tired. No safe in the room and WiFi is in reception area only. There is no garden.... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This hotel might have been nice some time ago, but that is over now. The reception area and the corridors look very old fashioned. The same is valid for the room. It was dark with old furniture and curtains, and you had the feeling they were not clean. What is the worst is the bathroom. It is a complete disaster.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I was on my honeymoon trip to Srilanka and stayed in this hotel for couple of days. This is very quite, clean and wonderful place to stay in. Staff is very courteous and service is prompt. I found Srilankans very polite and helpful through out my tour and Galway was one of the best illustration of it. You can definitely... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I visited Nuwara Eliya during Christmas of 2014 with my family and stayed at this hotel. The rooms are very tiny and barely leaves you any place to move around in the room. The bathroom is too crammed up, the shower faucet was broken, the door to the bathroom would not lock. they have only one restaurant and the choice... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Peaceful and Quiet. Situated inside a forest trail, the hotel offers peace and no frills to travelers after a long tiring day. The staff are very hospitable and helpful. Breakfast spread is excellent and can cater to the entire family. The place makes it very serene and scenic. Enjoyed staying here.

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