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The Grand Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Grand Hotel Road, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best hotels that I have spend my holidays. Rooms and walkways reminds you of the English era in Sri Lanka. The Management was very helpful and attended all mu inquiries in timely manner, Rooms are quite small however its worth for amount you are paying. Staff was friendly and food was the difference for us in comparison... More

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

We thoroughly enjoyed our one night in the lovely old stately hotel. We had a spacious room, 333, which was a corner room, with lovely bay windows overlooking the gardens. The bathroom is not modern, but clean and functional, and no complaints about the shower. I guess the outstanding element is the fantastic gardens, I think the best I have... More

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Worthing,West Sussex
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great time here and note your comments about a possibility of a pool.There isn't really a great deal to do in Nuwara Eliya and so a pool would be a great addition-even though everyone here thinks the weather is cold-during the daytime its summer for us Europeans!! We stayed for two nights , went to Horton Plains... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked the Grand Hotel since it is historic site. The rate in Agoda for the deluxe room was around 190 US$ per night and it was mentioned that there will be a spacious room of 40 square meters, with modern bath room, nice garden view and also balcony. When you see the hotel from outside and in the lobby,... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What anybody who frequently visits The Grand, would see is the unique colorful garden & the unchanged authentic front look of the hotel, over decades. Grand style warm & friendly hospitality is the same & admirable. Front lobbies & lounges are still the same English with plenty of majestic wooden craftsmanship & cozy comfort. Reception is also warm but little... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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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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