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Galway Forest Lodge

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stayed here after visiting Kandy. We have No problems with the hotel other than the meals. The rooms are excellent, and the location is very relaxing next to some vegetable farms and within walking distance to the Roberts Lake. Service through-out the hotel is good & friendly. Check-n was smooth. Breakfast is excellent, but all the set meals (main... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Full of crap...not even an ordinary hotel... it smells like 100 times of a rotten egg. Our room was on 3rd floor, when we entered it was sufocating and we could hardly breath so we opened the windows for fresh air to pas but unfortunately we welcomed so many flies hence we had to close them.. bathroom was tiny and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Peaceful and quiet, the hotel is located in the forest and has not much to offer except a quite night in a little bit run down hotel. Buffet diner was alright, although I thought the 3 musicians were too noisy and it was difficult to have a decent conversation. The staff is friendly.

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