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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
    2.5 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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Colombo
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Victoria
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307 reviews 307 reviews
53 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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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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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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Out of towns hotel. Room was beautiful, nicely laid out, spacious, nice view from the window. It is very romantic and a nice place to spend for a few days. There was no lift in the hotel but the staff was courteous and caring.Food over all was good and had lot of choices for vegetarians as well.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Amazing Hotel. The moment you enter the lobby one can feel the British cultural traditions on which the hotel is built. Rooms are very spacious & wonderfully furnished with ample space to move about even after a master bed. Ornate curtains & beddings provided a regal feel to the rooms. Nuwara Eliya, being a hill station, gets vey cold in... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Galway Forest Lodge On reaching Nuwara Eliya, my driver and I passed the town and went on for quite some time before cpming to a sign indicating the direction to the hotel. We continued for a while to reach the hotel. Location wise the place was in the middle of nowhere and the locality was unattractive with low grade housing... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Out of towns hotel. The location looks like a village and not like a forest, even if hotel name indicates it. The rooms are avarage. But the bathrooms and hot waters etc. are pathetic. The dinner and breakfast was ok. One can stay here for one night.

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Also Known As:
Galway Forest Hotel Nuwara Eliya
Galway Forest Hotel
Address: 89 Upper Lake Road, Havelook Drive, Nuwara Eliya 22094, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Nuwara Eliya District > Nuwara Eliya
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #10 of 19 hotels in Nuwara Eliya
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Galway Forest Lodge 3*
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