We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share

Macwood Tea Factory
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
177
All photos (177)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“tea factory”(14 reviews)
“small tour”(2 reviews)
About
Contact
Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
Website
Reviews (130)
Filter reviews
62 results
Traveler rating
17
24
9
4
8
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
17
24
9
4
8
Show reviews that mention
All reviews chocolate cake tea factory small tour short visit cup shop process
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 62 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the tea factory (used to be Macwood; now Damro) on 05Oct2018. When we planned our trip to Sri Lanka, we had such a high expectation for the tea plantation, and especially Macwood Tea Factory (Damro). It’s essentially why we came to Sri Lanka....More

Thank Jo-Han W
Reviewed September 1, 2018

I was there with my family & staff was only focusing on Foreignness. I asked from few staff to enters for the factory & they just send us around & around. no point of visiting & they only wane sell tea for the foreignness.

Thank Rohan S
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Out of all the tea factories we visited in Nuwara eliya, this was the only one that actually looked like it was working. The tour itself is short, guides basically reciting what needed to be said about general tea making, but we stopped her a...More

1  Thank Mahmuljinova
Reviewed August 9, 2018

The DAMRO tea factory is ... well I don't know: you enter, get an incredble short tour (no cost ) nothing interesting, guide was constantly looking to other groups, his cell phone etc. Than you can drink a free tea and go to the shop....More

Thank hermanv779
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

I had to visited here several times with my friends and family. That times we had good experience. But now this place is not fine. Can't recommend here now. Some workers aren't friendly and helpless. Huge disappointed.

Thank FRESH JUICE F
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We were whisked through a fast scripted tour of the factory. The only consolation is the free cup of tea at the end. More of a tourist trap and probably pays commission to the driver/guide if you buy some products there.

Thank CCPing
Reviewed March 12, 2018

So disappointed by this trip. The whole reason we went to Sri Lanka was inspired by my primary school geography book with a photo of a smiling tea plucker on the cover . It seemed so exotic and romantic.- I wanted to see for myself...More

1  Thank grayfam
Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

I can only review based on my own visit but I found this stop to be worthless. The "tea factory" wasn't working and didn't look like it would be very interesting if it were working. (We visited a tea factory in India in 2013 which...More

2  Thank iBall R
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

The free cup of tea would be the only reason to go there.... (and note that you will enjoy it surrounded by crowds of chinese tourists). Do not expect anything out of the 5minutes factory tour giving you general facts about tea making. The guide...More

1  Thank Sdedurand
Reviewed January 23, 2018

First of all the "Macwood Tea Garden already change their name and logo. Now their name is "Damro Tea". As before we visited the "Bluefield tea garden", so we did not enter their factory. But their external and internal environment was far better than the...More

1  Thank Saifur T
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 41 nearby hotels
Tea Bush Ramboda
307 reviews
2.79 miles away
Midky Hotel
249 reviews
3.76 miles away
The Oliphant Bungalow
4 reviews
3.85 miles away
The Golden Ridge Hotel
23 reviews
3.85 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 62 nearby restaurants
BlueField Tea Restaurant
44 reviews
1.89 miles away
Themparadu
57 reviews
4.94 miles away
Thuruliya Coffee shop
7 reviews
2.44 miles away
Grand Thai
405 reviews
4.97 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 62 nearby attractions
Ramboda Waterfall
454 reviews
2.54 miles away
Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple
219 reviews
4.32 miles away
Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple
53 reviews
4.35 miles away
Sarath Driving Tours
70 reviews
4.68 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
TravelAddictToo
January 21, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Chandana H | Reviewed this property |
Start at 8am daily. They do it as you are ready.
0
Votes
Audrey H
July 22, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from psychodoc | Reviewed this property |
macwoods ... best tea i've had ... we bought like loads !
1
Vote