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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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Ranked #10 of 19 hotels in Nuwara Eliya
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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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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

We stayed as a large group. The rooms were spacious and the breakfast plentiful. The swimming pool was well serviced. The downside to this stay was the open air party that was held in the middle of the grounds, with beating drums until after midnight - very off putting. When I called reception, there was no indication that it would... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Nice location, out of the city noise. But dont expect a nice view. Service is good. they gave us a warm welcome. Rooms was average, not too big not too small. but heater is not good. then we asked them to replace it which tool several hours. Food is normal. I was expecting something spicy in that cold weather. But... More

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72 reviews 72 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

we were here for two nights but unfortunately coz of heavy rain and cold weather we could not do much at this place.. apart from going to an Indian restaurant at Grand Hotel.. which was great.. the staff here is very cold and did not enjoy our stay even a bit.. the rooms were cold and the heater provided was... More

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Totnes, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This is a simple but comfortable lodge hotel and, having read through some of the earlier reports, must have had some renovations and a clean-up. We found it to be clean and the room was a good size, with everything we needed except a kettle and a few tea bags. It is not that far away from the town and... More

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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Galway Hotel is located approx 4kms out of the town, operate approx 50 rooms, small reception area, seating in lobby comfy, small car park, can use roadside parking at your risk, no lifts or elevators, 3 floors not ideal for persons with difficulty in climbing stairs, Spacious room, Not enough lighting, floors are a dark carpet can not decide whether... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We were booked into this hotel as part of a packaged tour, originating from Chennai, India. It's a quaint lodge, with a decent number of rooms. The rooms are small, but cozy. Since this sits atop a tea estate, and weather is around 15 degs on average, the rooms have no air-conditioning. They have decent wifi in the lobby area... More

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54 hotel reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This is another example of an unrefurbished Sri Lankan Hotel. Although the room was spacious, the cupboard didn't close, the lamp didn't work, the shower was odd, the windows hadn't been cleaned. And breakfast was pretty ordinary as well.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Our group of 30+1 tourists reached this hotel - our place of stay for 1 night around 7 p.m. Nuwara Eliya being a hill station the temperature was low & taking this into consideration thoughtfully, they served us tea as welcome drink which felt really nice. Rooms were quite decent, but felt slightly colder than cozy. There were no elevators,... More

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Pune, India
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We were a family of 3 travelling through Sri Lanka and spent only one night at the Galway. Looking back, it was the perfect length for this place, given that the rooms got a bit draughty at night and the showers were quite dodgy, switching from hot to icy cold water in the middle without warning. All 3 of us... More

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New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

It's an OK lodge. We spent less than 12 hrs there. The room was clean but a bit cold. The dinner was good, they have their own vegetable garden. For breakfast they had a western and Asian options. The water heater in the room was pretty small, so time for the shower for two people is limited. The service was... 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*
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