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Glenesk Bungalow

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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
9 guests
1 night minimum
Private Room
Overlooking the mountains, Glenesk Bungalow is perfect for a peaceful getaway. Just 20 minutes from Nuwara Eliya town this charming bungalow is close to a century old and offers great views and extensive gardens. Whether you want to put your feet up by the fireplace with a book or a board game, or to discover waterfalls and the famous Horton Plains, there's plenty to enjoy during your stay with us. Rented to each party on an exclusive basis, this spacious four bedroomed bungalow accommodates up to 9 people. Guests can relax in the 1920s-built bungalow, which comes complete with its original antique furnishings and even a magazine collection dating back to the 30s. Alternatively, guests can enjoy the grounds, whether that means playing badminton on the lower lawn, relaxing by the twin po...Overlooking the mountains, Glenesk Bungalow is perfect for a peaceful getaway. Just 20 minutes from Nuwara Eliya town this charming bungalow is close to a century old and offers great views and extensive gardens. Whether you want to put your feet up by the fireplace with a book or a board game, or to discover waterfalls and the famous Horton Plains, there's plenty to enjoy during your stay with us. Rented to each party on an exclusive basis, this spacious four bedroomed bungalow accommodates up to 9 people. Guests can relax in the 1920s-built bungalow, which comes complete with its original antique furnishings and even a magazine collection dating back to the 30s. Alternatively, guests can enjoy the grounds, whether that means playing badminton on the lower lawn, relaxing by the twin ponds or simply stopping to smell the roses. Breakfast is included for all visitors to Glenesk Bungalow, and the homemade jams in particular have proved popular with guests. Other meals can be ordered on request and are made using largely home-grown or locally sourced produce. Close to Hakgala Gardens, Horton Plains and Ambewela Farm, as well as Nuwara Eliya town, Glenesk Bungalow is an ideal retreat for guests looking for a little privacy or for those hoping to explore the area. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
No pets allowed - as we have pets on the property Smoking allowed - in outdoor areas only Suitable for kids - no cots or high chairs available Check in - 2pm Check out - 11am
Bathrooms
3 Attached (ensuite)
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Reviewed January 19, 2020

We stayed 4 days with family and we not only loved it for the location and the bungalow but we also felt like family by the end of our stay. The bungalow is owned and managed by a lovely host named Khema who not only...More

Date of stay: January 2020
1  Thank Arran S
Reviewed August 24, 2019

It was an amazing moment in this house near Nuwara Eliya. A so nice house very different to all the places we have been in Sri Lanka. When you enter in the house, you feel like at home. Kema is so nice and will help...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank LosSeyssuelos
Reviewed March 4, 2019

An incredible family house, with the family furniture, a nice garden, an incredible view and walks around the property among vegetable gardens... Khema's project is a nice project , make the family house live again...share it with guests.. A warm welcome, a wonderful dinner and...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank brimborion
Reviewed January 19, 2019

As the previous review said, exceeds all expectations Very much a home from home Kheema was very much a friend as a host and we were all sad to say good bye to her and her staff. The accommodation is spacious and comfortable

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Nick L
Reviewed October 10, 2018

The "bungalow" at Glenesk exceeded our expectations in comfort and location. The gardens are beautiful and extensive, the views of the valley below are spectacular. Khema was a wonderful hostess, nothing was too much trouble. we enjoyed our breakfast and dinner prepared by the staff...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank FrequentFlier551974
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

A truly enchanting hideaway that is like something out of a fairy tale. Stayed here 1 night in September (2018) and it really made a lasting impression because it is so rich in treasures, one of which is Khema, the owner and host who is...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Jules R
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Great place to explore the hill country. Hosts were very welcoming and the Home cooking excellent. A traditional hill stop

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank MalcolmDH
Reviewed June 9, 2018

I highly recommend this place to everyone who travels to Nuwara Eliya. From the bungalow they have very nice view of valley and mountains. Perfect place for relaxing.You will find a classical tea estate bungalow, nicely renovated and with spacious rooms. The furniture is carefully...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank naveenb346
Reviewed April 3, 2018

This hotel is located at the top of a small mountain surrounded by lots of plants and flowers. The garden is very pretty (even much more pretty than the botanical garden we went nearby). The rooms are very spacious and clean and decorated with antique...More

Date of stay: March 2018
1  Thank Audrey A
Reviewed January 28, 2018

We had such an incredible stay here. Khema was such an accommodating host. As a resident of Nuwara Eliya, she gave us so many valuable recommendations on how to spend our two days and nights there without landing in any of the tourist traps. We...More

Date of stay: January 2018
1  Thank Daniel R
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Mountain Views
Private Yard
Secure Parking
Staffed Property
Stove
Toaster
Towels Provided
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby
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