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Galway Forest Lodge

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   89 Upper Lake Road, Havelook Drive, Nuwara Eliya 22094, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Secluded but lovely atmosphere ,at first glance, you would think its a house but nope. Rooms are simple but classy , but you would be looking for the fan and aircon ,then you would realise its too cold for the 2 electrical items . Service is fast & good. Food is good . Language spoken is English ,if you don't... More

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Skjetten, Norway
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived here after travelled by train from Kandy. It was really good with some quietness after the noisy traintrip. As the hotel is located in the forest there was not much noise. Just a few cars and two gunshoots! The rooms were ok and since this hotel is High up in elevation there were no problem with heat. Even... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As Nuwara Eliyja nice, so this hotel bad. Smelly, dirty, cold noisy, outside the city in the middle of nowhere, no possibility to have a walk or spend a minute on the bank etc. And our experience in so called Duke' s restaurant - so dirty tables etc. I've never seen before. The quality of the food was ..... not... More

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Southport, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for just one night with a small group tour. After reading some of the reviews I wasn't looking forward to it, but have no complaints at all, apart from not being able to change Aussie dollars. Our room was on the second floor overlooking the road and vegetable farm opposite, which was a very pleasant outlook. The room was... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came with my family of 5 1. Rooms are good 2. Bathroom extremely small, but clean 3. heater provided 4. dinner was good 5. band was excellent 6. staff friendly 7. distance is a bit far from attractions .

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Sri Lanka in 2010. Galway was an average stay with compact rooms. The food was average too and cleanliness needs to be taken care of. The hotel is situated in d interiors which makes it a nice and peaceful location.

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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Nuwara Eliya is a nice place and known as the Little England. While taking me to the hotel we had a great expectation and but I never expected a hotel on such a location can be so worst. Before I write my comments I strongly recommend a reputed agent like Aitken Spence not to promote such hotels through them as... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I do realise that this part of Sri Lanka is cooler than the rest of the country, it being higher, but the hotel really shouldn't have been as cold as it was. We were given a small, plug in heater in our big room and it looked like it needed replacing 10 or more years ago. In fact, we didn't... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

It's my first time in Nuwara Eliya. The place is cool,lovely atmosphere. But I arrived Galway Forest Lodge, I can tell this is an old hotel and hasn't been refurbish for quite sometime. The room smells old -- carpet, table, bed, etc looks old. There is a difference between old and being rustic -- and this is old. The lousy... More

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Singapore, Singapore
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I stayed at Galway Forest Lodge for two nights and found it really pleasant and enjoyable. Room: My room was on the second floor and faced the main road, across which was a farm growing vegetables. The room is cosy and nicely furnished, with three plush armchairs and a table by the window. The room comes equipped with a flat-screen... More

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Address: 89 Upper Lake Road, Havelook Drive, Nuwara Eliya 22094, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Nuwara Eliya
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Galway Forest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 56
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