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Ceylon Tea Bungalows

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Concept The award winning Elephant Stables at Kandy has launched the first of a series of tea themed luxury bungalows in the Hill Country named Ceylon Tea Bungalows - Bandarawela. The property features 5 rooms and suites that are designed in an exclusive mid century style with chic furniture to compliment its sister hotel at Kandy. All rooms are named after famous locations in the English Lake District that bears a distinctive resemblance to the rounded hills of the eastern Hill Country. Ceylon Tea Bungalows aims to provide a colonial tea experience and ambiance to a discerning clientele but at an affordable 4 star price. The Property The first Ceylon Tea Bungalows property is located on a private 30 acre tea estate near Bandarawela, and is only 30 minutes away from Ella - one of the island's top tourist attractions. The original tea planter's cottage dates from the 1930's and has been beautifully renovated by the same Architect that designed 98 Acres Resort at Ella.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Bandarawela - Welimada Road Hilpankandura Estate, Mirahawatte, Bandarawela 90100 Sri Lanka
Getting there
Castlereigh Reservoir Water Airport24 mi
Polgolla Reservoir Airport37 mi
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Stayed two nights and overall very good . Like so many hotel experiences it’s the small things which can make or taint a stay .Two main points for attention : 1 : the younger staff member (s) is very polite but needs training and English lessons 2: our room Eskdale was right
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My wife and I recently spent two nights at this location. A nice place with friendly staff in a pretty location, surrounded as it is by tea acreage. Positives include the senior staff, including Mr. de Silva and the tea field manager (I cannot recall his name, but he was full of
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Situated in sylvan surroundings, CTB is an experience to be savoured. Lovely views of the tea country hills and dales from the veranda outside the room as well as the garden. The team is led by Manager Priyanta, aided by Eranga the jack of all trades, and Lanka the gardener (
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The Bungalows are set in the middle of a 38 acre tea estate with the most beautiful garden tended with such care by Lanka. The rooms look out into the garden and the dramatic hillside and are very comfortable. We ate fabulous rice and curries on the veranda each evening and
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What a wonderful place to spend 2 nights on our trip to Sri Lanka. Beautiful location, excellent food - especially the Sri Lankan curries and such a warm welcome from the friendly staff. This was probably our most favourite hotel in our 2 week holiday - just perfect! Watching
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Hi. When I was there in May they told me that the pool had been rejected by the local authorities. So nothing was built. However please check with the management as things may have changed.
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"The double rooms all face the fantastic view"
"Just a few rooms - all are perfect"
"Everything is wonderful"
"Try to book a room away from the restaurant area."
"Ask for rooms with a front yard view - the view is stunning!"
$166 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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