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Tea Bush Hotel

29, Haddon Hills Road, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We reached late on 18th July around 5 pm . We had booked in advance Full board. As we are vegetarian they happily served us delicious lunch. Mr. Prasad the Maneger was very helpful and extremely polite. For dinner my wife welcomed by Mr Bhanda the cook for additional recipe. We were given a large room with heater. Mr. Kishore... More 

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Karachi, Pakistan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights at Tea Bush Hotel Nuwera Eliya in July 2016. The location of the hotel is good for those who are looking for a secluded peaceful place to stay. The view from the hotel garden & restaurant is amazing but it is now being ruined by a new construction happening right in front of it. You can... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Pros: Wifi looks weak, but actually very strong. I was able to stream my favorite TV show with no problem. Good food. Nice, helpful people. Cons: I travelled here alone and Skyped my husband while I was there. I showed him my room and he said, "It looks like you're in prison." Well, not quite, but for sure the rooms... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Lovely little hotel. Value for money. Great staff. Highly recommend it to anyone looking for a calm stay in the city. It's the highest hotel on Haddon hill so it's not busy yet it's only a 10 minute walk away from the town. The staff is wonderful. They may lack training but make up for it in helpfulness.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We stayed for a night. Our room was a superior deluxe newly built and higher than the property , so had beautiful view in the morning. We watched sunrise from our bedroom. The staff were friendly and the hotel had an ambiance of an old colonial cottage. We enjoyed our stay here.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Had my vacation in sri lanka and we booked some hotels, one of my unforgettable stayed was in tea bush hotel, they have nice dining with amazing views and the excellent service of staff especially chamara he make us feel that were not far away from home. Absolutely will recommend this hotel and definitely number one in my list on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited in March while on vacation. We had originally planned for 3 nights, but checked out after 2. The hotel is an older colonial style, located up a steep road on a hillside. The views from the front lawn and restaurant are beautiful. Unfortunately there is construction of a new hotel in front. It's not terribly... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Booked into this hotel for one night in March. It's situated high in the the hills so in theory great views. There is a monster of a building site in front of hotel. Rooms were not clean, bedding dirty and massive moths were flapping around in the room. Staff didn't know what they were doing, took ages to get a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Situated in the hills above the Nuwara Eliya racecourse, we stayed here for one night during a weeks tour of Sri Lanka. It is away from the main road and overlooks the town. As we stepped into the reception, you could just imagine how it was years ago when it was almost certainly lived in by someone very well off.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is located up a hill so has great views across nuwara eliya. It's very quiet and there's local houses around so it has a nice feel that your within the country side. The breakfast was fantastic and best omlette we had on our travels. The staff were always smiling and helpful. Our room was big and the bed... More 

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  • Restaurant
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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tea Bush Hotel is a boutique type hotel of 10 comfortable rooms, situated in Nuwara-eliya, the little England of Sri Lanka. The original planter’s granite bungalow, “Shelborne”, as it was then known built in the 1800’s, where most of the hotel rooms are housed adding to the old world charm of the hotel, was the residence of the superintendent of Haddon Hill Tea Estate.All rooms are provided with hot and cold water and room heaters are optional. Ample parking space coupled with drivers’ quarters is a boon for the tour operators. The large well appointed restaurant serves delicious food for both in-house guests as well as walk-in guests. Room service is also available on request. The limited number of rooms makes every guest a special one for the hotel. The high elevation of the hotel above the town makes the view from the rooms and the restaurant of the surrounding hills, Nuwara-eliya town and the Lake Gregory to be quite breathtaking. Mt. Pedro or Pidurutalagala, the highest peak in the Island is close at hand. One could get a grand view of Adams Peak or Sri Pada, the famed holy mountain by climbing the Single Tree Hill just behind the hotel.Guests on their own may visit the Victoria Park and the Lake Gregory which are just walking distance from the hotel, while hiking trips may be arranged by the hotel to the surrounding hills. Guided day tours may be arranged on request to the Hakgala Botanical Gardens with its famed rose beds or to the Horton Plains, the National Park among the clouds at an elevation of 7000 feet, and perhaps a peep down the Worlds End, the 3000 feet sheer precipice.All this would make your stay at the Tea Bush Hotel linger in your memories for long years to come. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tea Bush Hotel

Address: 29, Haddon Hills Road, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Nuwara Eliya
Price Range: $56 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tea Bush Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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