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The Grand Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Grand Hotel Road, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #2 of 19 hotels in Nuwara Eliya
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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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The grand dame still maintains it beauty and charm of the bygone era. Well manicured lawns and the colourful flora around the hotel adds to the beauty of the place. The inside is equally well maintained. We didn’t stay in the hotel because it was full. We went there for lunch buffet. From the valet to the restaurant staff the... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have annually visited Grand for years now. very nice hotel to stay in and food is superb. Staff is very friendly. nothing to complain about. I think 'free' wifi will be a great addition coz many hotels have it now. Excellent hotel.

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Muscat, Oman
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The gardens looked beautiful upon arrival and that was the highlight of our stay. This is a hotel that is clearly still living off a reputation from a bygone era. Check-in was tardy, disorganised and confusing with luggage being delivered to a different door than the one you arrive at. The rooms aren't particularly large, as described but they are... More

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Galle, Sri Lanka
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the best ever hotel I have ever stayed!.It is the first and the best hotel in Nuwara Eliya.Rates of the rooms are also cheap. And the Hotel is "Top Class". The Garden is Very Beautiful and Very large. The Garden is very relaxing to the mind. The Rooms are also very clean and very neat and there are... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You wouldn't believe that this hotel is actually located in Sri Lanka, specially after knowing that it's located at an altitude of 1,868 m (6,128 ft) in what is widely known as Little England. Everything about the hotel will remind you of "good old days" as they like to say in their official website. Very English if you ask me,... More

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Port Vila
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The name of the hotel says it all from the garden areas to the interior of the hotel. Just to walk through the gardens is worth a visit to the hotel and high tea is served in the garden. The staff were very pleasant and made sure your stay was comfortable. The breakfast buffet covers all tastes with a great... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally amazed to see a hotel like this. Very English style with manicured gardens. The temperature had dropped in Nuwara Eliya which made the hotel feel more English than ever. Great location with a pleasant walk into the town. Didn't need air con , in fact the rooms had heating. Parts of the hotel were quite cool at night, but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Apart from the luxurious common areas and the lovely gardens, the stand out thing about this hotel is the superb buffet on offer. The quality and sheer variety of food on offer is quite something. You definitely need to go hiking on Horton Plains beforehand to make the most of it! Curiously, the individual bedrooms, though perfectly comfortable, don't match... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Filled with old world charm, the Grand Hotel offers an unparalleled experience. The room it's self is spacious and nicely fitted with all necessary amenities. It's cozy and enhances the experience. The service was fantastic and the staff go out of their way to make you feel comfortable and relaxed. The food was nice and offered a decent spread. Would... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really disappointed with this hotel. On arrival it looked wonderful, big hotel, beautiful manicured gardens and lovely reception rooms. However a number of things let it down: tacky corridor music playing everywhere day and night; loud 80’s music playing in the garden when you just wanted to relax and enjoy afternoon tea; the fact you could not book... More

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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya
Address: Grand Hotel Road, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Nuwara Eliya District > Nuwara Eliya
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 19 hotels in Nuwara Eliya
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Grand Hotel 3.5*
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