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Sherwood Cottage

22 Waterfield Drive, Underbank, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #7 of 107 Nuwara Eliya B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
TravelingFool88005 Las Cruces, New Mexico
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here 2 nights, but wanted to leave the next day (but could't because of sickness). Our superior room was on the 2nd floor and had 3 window doors from which a cold draft came in. We slept under 3 blankets. The bathroom was smelly and also were the towels (which weren't dry the next moning, coz of the... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nuwara Eliya was the place we would have mind missing on our journey. We were there in July and it was very cold and rained continuously. Sherwood Cottage is well away from the center (which is not very funny when it rains) and the place did not live up to the nice review on TripAdvisor. The rooms were very cold... More

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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118 reviews 118 reviews
24 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is good. The staff seemed nice, but I was only there one night. They did not show us how to turn the hot water heater on and we were not able to get the switch to work, so we were not able to take a hot shower, which was a bummer. Make sure to ask for an extra... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived after a tortuous bus ride from Candy that had more hairpins than my mums beehive. (Take the train, it's awesome). We called Mishan from the bus stop and gave the phone to the tuk tuk driver who deposited us at the guest house. Mishan welcomed us and said they would prepare dinner, we didnt need to go out... More

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Mazar-e Sharif
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This small guesthouse has a beautiful view over Nuwara Eliya. The rooms all have a nice view and en suite bathrooms. It is away from the hectic centre. Only the road to the house is a bit hard to find and not in the best condition.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Nice clean and friendly, though high up on the hill. We did have to pay for driver accomodation and food, at a lower rate. The breakfast we ordered was very nice though. they are building a new place next door, so in a year or so, this could be very nice indeed. The views over Nuwara eliya were amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here wihere my family .mishan mother were extremely welcoming. Mishan mother made us delicious meals.it was like at home.the family was very nice with us from the beginning to end of our stay.my wife and threchidrens enjoyed on stay he

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Chennai (Madras), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We stayed at Sherwood Cottage for 2 days, the last leg in our Sri Lanka trip. The cottage has 2 entrances apparently, which we did not know about and ended up using the one with a huffing puffing 5 minute hike (we are not particularly fit, but we do not recommend this entrance either way if you are mobility challenged... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Guesthouse rather well located on the hills of Nuwara Eliya. Only 10 minutes walk from the city center. It is run by Mishan and his mother. We received a very warm welcome, Mishan speaks perfect English and is always available to help us. His mother, always smiling, is an excellent cook. It is clean, hot water available, wifi uninterrupted and... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I went to this cottage last March 2014, with 2 friends (we were 3 girls), and we had a really nice stay. The cottage is really clean, so cute, you are like at home, we were welcomed by Mishan and his mum: the owners of the cottage, with a cup of tea. They did everything to make our stay the... More

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Address: 22 Waterfield Drive, Underbank, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Nuwara Eliya
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Sherwood cottage is a high quality accommodation, equipped with modern facilities. Situated at just below the mount Pedro (the highest mountain in Sri Lanka) and surrounded by extreme natural beauty of rain forest. It has superb views over looking misty mountains range and valley of down town.Ten minutes walk to the city center ensure that the gust can quickly accesses to local points interest such as bus station, super market, post office, restaurants and pubs. This charming country cottage offers two spacious double rooms and two spacious attic family rooms with balconies, each included with large en suite bathrooms, wardrobes, Wi-Fi access facility. Step inside the Sherwood cottage and everything taken care of by friendly team. We guarantee every guest a warm welcome and comfortable stay. ... more   less 
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