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Galway Forest Lodge

89 Upper Lake Road, Havelook Drive, Nuwara Eliya 22094, Sri Lanka
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Parwanoo, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As the name suggests, the hotel is situated away from the city and in forests. There is walkers path in front of hotel. A couple will surely enjoy the walk in the forest. Rooms are small but nice. It is little far from the city. we did not tried the dinner at this hotel instead preferred to try the outside... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This is close to a forest and Nuwaraeliya lake. There is very little to do in and around the hotel. The facilities need upgrading but the employees are friendly and make up for the shortcomings. There are good deals at the Gem shop in the hotel.

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Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

It was a long journey from Sigirya to Nuwara Eliya and finally we reached this hotel after almost 8 hours by car under Jetwing Travels. We checked-in with a warm reception by a staff serving us hot tea and cookies. Thier English-ambience of lobby and outdoor landscape is nice and pleasant. The room is just average, no fan nor aircon... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

When we arrived we were greeted by the hotel staff with hot tea and cookies. The staff are friendly and polite. The hotel looks old and worn out. Its away from the town but nice surroundings. Peaceful and nice views. The rooms are big but not very clean. So goes for the bathroom. Regarding the food we have to say... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

This place has mostly bad reviews all over the internet, some were true but not all. The place is bit old but that doesn't make it bad. We were welcomed with a warm towel and hot tea with some cookies. It was totally refreshing, after a long hill road travel from Kandy. The staffs were very friendly and helping. The... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Not much time spend at the hotel, we arrived after dinner and left already before breakfast. And I was happy about that. The room had a look of old and dirty. Bathroom (shower) was dirty. No happy vibes from my side.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We had read the reviews and were prepared for the worst because this little hotel did not get all good comments! We were then positively surprised when we checked in for 2 nights on our journey through Sri Lanka. The hotel is old and needs refurbishing, yes, but the joyous and extremely friendly staff make more than up for it!... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

This place is so dirty I wanted to run away as soon as possible. I would rather have slept in a car. Dusts filled everywhere including the bed. Washroom..I wasnt even mad. I was scared. A good way to ruin your night. I am not the only one right?

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Klang, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the green scenery from the window...felt so peaceful...friendly staffs...enjoyable stay...the room were well decorated...hope there will be wifi in the room in future...could upgrade the menu in restaurant...besides that all are fine...

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is a dump - do not stay here!!! I do not have a good word to say about this place. We arrived after a long day site seeing, we were greeted by reception staff who were polite and welcoming. It was obvious that the hotel was very tired and dated. We were taken to our room, which was cold... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Galway Forest Lodge

Address: 89 Upper Lake Road, Havelook Drive, Nuwara Eliya 22094, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Nuwara Eliya
Price Range: $47 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Galway Forest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 56
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