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The Grand Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Grand Hotel Road, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel had a very imperial feel hotel - one would walk in it and feel they have entered the past the royalty the majesticness the old world feel,the very srilankan feel,the endless view of the lush green tea states. The rooms was like an old royal chamber with wooden floor and lace curtains :) The best part is the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wow. This is the most wonderful hotel. I feel like we fell into a novel of times gone by. The elaborate fixtures, extensive wood panelling and uniforms of the staff are to be complimented. I so wish we were staying here longer. The surrounding tea plantations provide a fascinating insight into the past and present industry of Sri Lanka. I... More

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Bangalore, India
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Surrounded by a beautiful lush-green and well-maintained garden, this colonial style hotel is a good place to be when in this hill town of Nuwara Eliya. I must narrate one little incident that strongly establishes the natural warmth and hospitable nature of the people here. We had gone out for a long evening walk and returned straight to their restaurant... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This rambling colonial-era hotel provides a special experience, with grand public rooms, beautiful and very well-maintained gardens and evocative decor. Our room, in what was probably the newest part of the hotel, was not very large but it was comfortable and well-equipped and was attractively decorated in an older style, with a pleasant outlook towards the golf course. Wifi reception... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was our maiden trip to the beautiful Country Srilanka. Without knowing much about the places and hotel, we opted to stay in The Grand Hotel - Nuwara Eliya. There are no words to praise about this hotel and the hospitality. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Awesome staffs, beautiful rooms and amenities. We strongly suggest to all our friends to... More

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Hong Kong, China
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16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you ever want to stay in a colonial hotel then The Grand Hotel is just what you are looking for. The hotel is surrounded by delightful gardens where one can sit and taken in the fresh air. Considering that the hotel is old, I was not surprised that the bathrooms were old fashioned. The electrical appliances such as TV... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We brought our son and his girlfriend a travel agent to the hotel telling them how wonderful it was. We left very disappointed. We had booked and paid months in advance for double rooms we got singles. We were overlooked for their traditional welcome. I could list a number of other things but my feeling was that they stretch the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is another lovely Colonial era hotel we opted to stay while in Sri Lanka. Grand old building with beautiful Gardens. Staffs were attentive but did not like to smile. Bedrooms are dated with old fashioned bathrooms; there was an electric heater in the room to keep us warm. Buffet dinner was served with nice music played by a local... More

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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great hotel, very comfortable. It is a very old hotel and reminds us of being in England. Gardens are beautiful and very well maintained. It really looks so grand inside. The music is excellent and the atmosphere is wonderful. The Resident Manager and the staff are very courteous and helpful. It is about 10 - 15 minutes to the... More

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Madrid, Spain
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

English old fashioned looking hotel. The common areas are very well maintained and the rooms have been partially refurbished. They offer free wifi in common areas (not in rooms) and breakfast buffet is quite good. There's no much things to do in Nuwara Eliya. but the city center is 10 min walk from the hotel.

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Address: Grand Hotel Road, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Nuwara Eliya
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Grand Hotel 3.5*
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