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“Great Place and Good Service” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Avian Breeze
Ranked #18 of 216 Nuwara Eliya B&B and Inns
1 review
“Great Place and Good Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Our party of 5 stayed here in January 2014. Throughout our stay the staff was courteous, helpful, and did their best to ensure our requests and queries were attended to, to the best of their abilities. We were also pleasantly surprised by the rooms - They were spacious and clean, and most likely newly renovated. Apart from some water heating problems, it was overall a great stay, and one of the nicest and quaint hotels in thea area. Recommended.

Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Bagsvaerd, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2014

Very old and cosy atmosphere, feels like your back in the colonial days.
Services very good with friendly staff. The restaurant was serving nice food, the prices were not to high.
If you come to Nuwara Eliya we would definitely recommend that you stay here.

Room Tip: If you want a quiet room we'd recommend that you chose a garden room. The rooms in the house are...
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Gampaha, Sri Lanka
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2014

The Hotel was exceelent. A bit cold in the rooms. Service was great. Staff was excellent and accomadated us in every way. Beautiful surrounding and lovely breakfast.Gardens are beautiful. Services and staff great. Everything was stunning and beautiful. I would strongly recommend stay in Avian Breeze Hotel.

Room Tip: Garden Rooms great. Comfortable and clean. Maybe a mirror would be great in the rooms. Coffee and te...
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

Very helpful and attentive staff, good restaurant serving Sri Lankan and Western meals. Ask for the a la carte menu if you do not want the set meal. Meals are freshly cooked, no buffets which is a pleasant change in SL. Clean room with plenty of hot water. We stayed in the Garden Room which was quiet. Some rooms are off the dining area and reception and may be noisier

Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2014

My husband and I stayed here in December 2013.. We stayed on a HB basis and we have to say the food and service was top quality. The rooms were a bit basic, but the service and the food made up for it. We will certainly return again but book the superior room and stay longer. The staff here were very helpful, efficient and friendly and we had a very enjoyable stay. The hotel is set in beautiful, well kept gardens and the area is very nice to walk out.

Room Tip: Book the Governors suite
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2014

We stayed here for two nights as part of a island wide tour. We were travelling with an infant and were staying in the Governors suite, which was large and comfortable. The plus points were the exceptionally attentive and helpful staff. The downsides were the paper thin walls and door which led directly to the dining area. In addition, although there were Sri Lankan food options for the evening, breakfast was the usual western fare. Fortunately our guide arranged for a change and we had some fantastic rotti with garnishes on our final day. Overall not a bad place but probably a little too closeted and noisy if travelling with young children who need to sleep!

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2014

A charming and friendly welcome. A comfortable well sized room in what I take to be a new annex. Rather too far out of town for my liking and so difficult to get a sense of Nuwara Eliya in the short time we had there.
I was frozen in the night with just one blanket as the evenings are cold but the staff were quick to provide more bedding for the next night.
I was led to understand that our breakfast would be ready for 7.00 as we needed to leave at 7.30 but we didn't get it until 7.30. And when we returned hungry from our walk our promised lunch wasn't there either! The staff who were different from the night before, looked very blank about all this but to be fair a tasty vegetarian spread was rustled up within 15 minutes.
The first hotel where there hasn't been a Sri Lankan breakfast on offer. So for me a rather dull option of white toast and eggs.
I feel it's a well meaning hotel with most charming staff but it has been very difficult to feel that we ve communicated effectively and that can be most frustrating.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Avian Breeze
Address: Badulla Road | Katumana, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Nuwara Eliya
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 216 B&Bs / Inns in Nuwara Eliya
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Avian Breeze 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Take on the world and embrace the charm and inspiration afforded to you at the Avian Breeze. The ideal holiday destination for generations of Sri Lankans. Follow their footsteps as you take in the beauty that Nuwara Eliya has to offer, and seek the solace and solitude that is endowed within the walls of Avian Breeze.Situated in the tranquil and lush surroundings of our evergreen Hillsides, the Garden of Eden has a new name – Avian Breeze! Relax, revive and rejuvenate. Everyone needs a break, so why don’t you take yours in premier style? ... more   less 
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