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Highgrove Estate

23 Peradeniya-Badulla-Chenkaladi Highway, Nuwara Eliya 20592 Sri Lanka
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#56 of 375 B&Bs / Inns in Nuwara Eliya
An original mid 19th-century planter’s bungalow situated high in the hills midst the lush tea fields of Labookellie, Nuwara Eliya. Perched on a natural ridge at elevation 5500 ft, Highgrove offers sweeping lawns, English gardens and magnificent views of tea fields, valleys and distant waterfalls. Prince Charles visited in 2013 on a royal visit to Sri Lanka and it was restored in 2018 back to its original form and features 3 luxury bedroom suites, 3 open fireplaces, floor carpets, sitting areas, wooden writing desks and period furniture. One can also enjoy a selection of music, a library of old books, prints and maps of the nearby Estates. The homestead sits under the shadows of ‘Kondagala’ rock offering spring mountain water; fresh clean air, lovely days and cooler nights kept warm by fireplaces, hot tubs, and cozy beds with soft quilts. Enjoy hot breakfast, home-cooked meals and daily afternoon tea & cakes with fresh strawberries and fruits from our own organic garden.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Complimentary welcome drink
Golf course
Mosquito net
Sun terrace
Butler service
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
Express check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Laundry service
Washing machine
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Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
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Complimentary toiletries
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Mountain view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Sinhala, Tamil
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Marc wrote a review Feb 2020
Fritzlar, Germany12 contributions5 helpful votes
Everything was just perfect! The room, the bed, the extraordinary location surrounded by tea. The food, made by the manager himself, was exceptional. We enjoyed the one of a kind hospitality very much. Thank you Kanchana!! We would definitely come back.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from BoutiqueTrailsCo, Director of Sales at Highgrove Estate
Responded Feb 10, 2020
Thanks for your lovely review and for taking the time to share your experience with us at Highgrove Estate. As a new property we are thrilled to read such positive feedback and I look forward to sharing this with Kanchana our villa guardian. We certainly hope for the chance to welcome you again and in the meantime please do spread the word for us. With kindest regards. Benjamin
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Jennifer H wrote a review Dec 2019
Singapore9 contributions1 helpful vote
This is an undiscovered gem! We had a lovely three days with the hotel manager Kanjana at Highgrove Estate. He greeted us with hot tea tree oil scented towels and lovely ginger cookies and Sri Lankan tea with ginger. He took great care of us and is an amazing cook and gave us impromptu lessons in Sri Lankan cooking, with herbs picked fresh from the back garden. We passed a lovely Christmas Eve while sitting and reading with a book and a glass of wine by the fireplace, before retiring to bed with hot water bottles. The hotel itself is a perfect blend of old world charm and modern convenience, with a picture-perfect front garden situated right on the side of the hills next to a panoramic view of the valley and the tea plantations. Couldn’t have asked for a better three days - we will definitely be coming back!
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
Response from BoutiqueTrailsCo, Director of Sales at Highgrove Estate
Responded Dec 27, 2019
Dear Jennifer, Such a lovely review and thank you so much for the kind support in taking the time to share your experience. We would be delighted to Welcome you back again and please do get in touch with me directly should you be planning another visit. Best Wishes & Seasons Greetings!
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Jim M wrote a review Dec 2019
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We had the pleasure of spending a couple of extremely enjoyable days at this wonderful spot. The house is great but the host makes it special! Its nested in tea country and you can use this as your base to discover the plantations and waterfalls. The beautiful bedrooms and sitting room make this a home from home on your travels and i already miss the fantastic food prepared by our Gost. great spot.
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Date of stay: November 2019
Response from BoutiqueTrailsCo, General Manager at Highgrove Estate
Responded Dec 11, 2019
Dear Jimm, Many thanks for your wonderful review! We are so pleased you decided to stay with us and that you enjoyed the experience. I have passed on your praise for our Villa Guardian Kanchana for his good service and fine cooking and we all hope to Welcome you back again another time. Warm Wishes, Benjamin
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Louise Ida wrote a review Oct 2019
London, United Kingdom3 contributions
Traveling companion and I hired a driver to take us to Nuwara Eliya, he thought we were going to Ella and trip was three hours more than expected, that happens in Sri Lanka. Eventually arrived at Highgrove Estate 1:0am, Kanchana the house manager greeted us with a warm heart, tea and an open fire. We awoke next morning to a view that took our breath away, simply outstanding, as Highgrove is almost as high as it gets. Our one-night booking extended to three and was the highlight of our trip. Service impeccable, clean, extremely comfortable beds, great atmosphere and energy, Kanchana’s passion for food showed at the table and he happily allowed me to watch and bring home his recipes. A very big thank you to the staff and creators of Highgrove, its style, elegance and beauty will live with me forever. Louise Ida Sydney Australia
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Date of stay: September 2019
Room Tip: All three rooms are the same
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Response from BoutiqueTrailsCo, Director of Sales at Highgrove Estate
Responded Feb 10, 2020
Dear Louise, Thanks kindly for taking the time to share your experience with us at Highgrove Estate. Your feedback is wonderfully encouraging to us and we hope for the chance to Welcome you again! Best Wishes, Benjamin
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Rick wrote a review Mar 2019
Chicago, Illinois13 contributions1 helpful vote
Attentive and friendly staff (especially the property manager, Kanchana), delicious food, spectacular views, tranquil and comfortable environment. We loved our stay there in beautiful tea country. We felt very pampered. Highgrove was one of our favorite places to stay in Sri Lanka.
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Date of stay: March 2019
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Small inn with a few rooms. All are very nice.
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Response from BoutiqueTrails, Director of Sales at Highgrove Estate
Responded Mar 28, 2019
Thank you so much for taking the time to offer us a review for our property Highgrove Estate. I will be pleased to pass on your praises to our Villa Guardian Kanchana and the team and we look forward to the chance of Welcoming you back again to Sri Lanka's beautiful Tea Country soon. We feel honoured that our place was your favourite in Sri Lanka.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Highgrove Estate
Which popular attractions are close to Highgrove Estate?
Nearby attractions include Ramboda Waterfall (1.2 miles), Wicky Tours (1.4 miles), and Bluefield Tea Gardens (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Highgrove Estate?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Highgrove Estate?
Top room amenities include a desk, a fireplace, and a view of a nearby landmark.
What food & drink options are available at Highgrove Estate?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a free welcome drink during their stay.
Is parking available at Highgrove Estate?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Highgrove Estate?
Conveniently located restaurants include Blue Field Tea Center, BlueField Tea Restaurant, and Tea Bush Ramboda.
Does Highgrove Estate have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Highgrove Estate offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Highgrove Estate?
Yes, laundry service and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Highgrove Estate?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Tamil, and Sinhala.