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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

The villa's are built into the moutainside and have the most stupendous views. They are well designed and well funrnished. Contrary to earlier reviews, we found the service at the hotel to be extremembly helpful, especially Doushan who went out of his way to help us with various quite complicated requests! The food was excellent, the villa was spotlessly clean... More 

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3 Thank Camilla-Pearse
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

I was impressed with the pictures shown in Tripadvisor, and did not consider the distance from Nuwaraeliya (23 KM) to stay here. Pre booked by remitting money to their accounts, and inform number of guests as 4 adults & a kid. Since we had a bad experience on the stay in Haputale on the day before as we reserved by... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

مووقع الفندق حلو بس واايد كان يفتقر لاساسيات الفنادق .. ،والطريق كان وايد متعب وخطر ،، فمن الافضل انكم توصلونه قبل العصر او مغيب الشمس.. المنظر وااايد حلو وكل غرفه مفصوله .. اتمني انه يعدلون منه اكثر though the hotel has a very beautiful view for almost all the rooms, the road to this hotel is really tiring and dangerous,... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

We visited again after 1 year and 3 months. The place now has a lovely reception and dining area. Although we had only meal there because you don't really get a good view from the restaurant. So we used the butter service which is very pampering. All in all a good place to stay especially if you want to relax,... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Didn't aware about Trip advisor site when we were visiting this hotel last year as if I've read below reviews I would never waste money for this hotel. I was attracted to images posted in their FB page but it just a mirage. No professional staff, no bathroom amenities, no proper menu, no buffet nothing as a hotel apart from... More 

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4 Thank Dil D
Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

This place is located in Talawakelle though Trip advices map shows as Nuwareliya... Not much nearby places to visit other than Devon falls, Mlesna & St. Clair's tea castles... Good staff, ok food and ok view... Wifi & satellite tv isn't working properly... Ok place for a bed & breakfast (one night stay)... Not worth for money...

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Thank RGPriyan
Avissawella, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

We arrived at the hotel little bit late and had to travel a lot. They prepared our room early so we could check-in without much of a trouble and paper work. The room is more than enough for a couple. The view from the room is amazing and majestic. The room service is good but there is no cleaning of... More 

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2 Thank Dhananjaya R
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

I see some really unfair reviews on here. I'll be honest, this place is not easy on your legs and not completely in a finished state. Plethora of stairs, never ending and unforgiving. Some parts still under construction, but forgive these short comings and you will have an amazing view and cozy little chalets to spend some chill time in.... More 

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2 Thank Yoshith W
Jaipur, India
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

i had gone for my honeymoon and stayed there for two days on 25/1/2016 to 27/1/2016. first thing the address shows its in nuwara eliya where it is 20 km away from that, more over tv was not working no bath accessories in bathroom horrible service no staff. one day no buffet was available. so i suggest pls dont even... More 

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8 Thank hotmohit17
Faridabad, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

I booked this property on my recent holiday from Agoda, thinking it will be a four star property. For my shock it came out to be a cheap property far away from Nuwara Eliya (30kms). Near to none of the sight seeing as they claim. A foul smell was awaiting in our room as soon as we entered. Has to... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A unique Eco Resort concept consisting of 43 individual villas built on the mountain slopes of The Devon Tea Estate facing the beautiful waterfalls of St Clair's. The surroundings have a magnificent view of the Great Western Mountain Range and the lush tea plantations which boast as the largest tea producing district of Sri Lanka. Each villa could accommodate 4 persons and is equipped with hot and cold water, TV/WiFi, air conditioning and is complemented with a unique butler service including in-villa dining. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waterfall Villas

Address: Devon Estate, St. Clair's | Talawakele, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka (Formerly The Waterfall Resort)
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Nuwara Eliya
Price Range: $80 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Waterfall Villas 4*
Number of rooms: 43
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Nuwara Eliya
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