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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I had the pleasure of staying at The Farm Resort in December and were extremely happy with the service, food, location and overall experience. It is a wonderful place to stay to either get some quiet or a place to bring the whole family. We were able to get to many of the sightseeing locations we wanted...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for a couple of days now in January 2017. A tranquil and comfortable place to stay. The restaurant was looking beautiful, both with dinnertables and a place to unwind after a delicious lunch. Next time we are coming, they said the construction of four nice rooms with a stunning view over the lake will be finished. We look...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Castlereigh Family Cottages is now called ‘The Farm Resorts’. The pictures in the website drew me to book a couple of days in this Resort, though I admit being somewhat skeptical whether the actual place would be as good as the pictures shown in the website. The place is an actual heaven of tranquility and peace, nestled at one...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 21 January 2017

As you drive into Castlereigh Family Cottages the view is captivating. Completely immersed in nature. The rooms are comfortable and spacious with a beautiful view of the Reservoir. There are a few cottages under construction, so this place has huge potential. This was an all inclusive stay, so there was limited choice for each, but must admit the food was...

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Reviewed 15 August 2016

In the process of being upgraded, this place is going to be awesome when the snagging gets completed and the brand new restaurant and bungalows settle down a bit. Meanwhile, it's still a lovely place to stay; fine views, exceptionally helpful and friendly staff (especially Manoj, the caretaker), delicious food, a really pleasant atmosphere.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 16 January 2015

After Ella, Hatton's Castlereigh Family Cottages was our next pit-stop.We had some dreary cold and wet days behind us as the highlands was experiencing an unusual wet spell. It was still raining when we arrived and we were a little uncertain how the weather was going to affect our stay over the next few days. All worries flew out the...

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Hamburg
Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

We spent two nights here after traveling the highlands and climbing Adams peak. It was the best spot to recover and to enjoy the silence. Directly located in the middle of a tea plantation, at a lake and far away from any civilization the cottages gave us a lovely felling of peacefulness and silence. Garnesh, the manager, served us the...

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Reviewed 23 November 2014 via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights in October. It was off season, so rainy in the afternoon, but the mornings were stunning. The cottages are away from hatton, in a peaceful spot and the reservoir is stunning. Ganesh the owner is SO friendly and helpful, as are all the staff working there. They would so anything to help you and made...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Our family stayed at the Castlereigh Family Cottages before ascending to Adam's peak. Though it took us one hour drive to start the climb, staying at Castlereigh Family Cottages was worth the effort. Upon arrival we were welcomed by Ganesh and his friendly and dedicated staff which took care of all our needs. The Cottages are located on the shores...

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Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

The location is amazing, private cottage surrounded by tea plantations on the shore of the lake. The food was easily the best we've had in Sri Lanka cooked to any degree of spice. The staff are very friendly and the owner was so helpful with everything we asked for. Couldn't recommend more highly.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Farm Resorts, on the banks of the Castlereigh Reservoir, is a magical, untouched serene tranquil haven to gather your strengths in a peaceful natural ambience, absolutely the best way to experience the Hill Country. Just three and a half hours by road from Colombo or less than a hour by seaplane to The Farm Resorts. We offer unique accommodation in a reasonable price range ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Farm Resorts

Address: Norton Road, Dickoya 22050, Sri Lanka (Formerly Castlereigh Family Cottages)
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dickoya
Price Range: RM242 - RM563 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Farm Resorts 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“If you'd like a particular meal when you arrive just call ahead and tell Mr.ganesh. Also, cottage 1 is ideal for a family of 4. 2 is great for about 8. there's a great loft that the kids can sleep in and its their own private playhouse.”
  • some of the views
  • Kids loved sleeping here
  • Upstairs to the loft
  • One of the bedrooms downstairs
MenakaM19, 4 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Rooms are small but you stay there only to sleep”
dulan293962, 21 Feb 2014 | Read review
“The only small criticism I have to the place was that the bathroom in the back bedroom had an unfortunate sewage smell (typical of Sri Lankan plumbing, I later discovered). If you keep the lid on the commode closed and keep the bathroom door closed then it's not really a bother. Also, hot water for showers can be limited so leave some time between showers for the water to heat up.”
littlehillsranch, 16 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Be aware that the price is charged per person, not per room (we missed this information while reserving)”
  • Reservoir - View from the terrace
  • Sunrise - View from the terrace
lifeconnoisseurs, 14 Feb 2014 | Read review
“1. Book cottage 1, it is the better one, cottage 2 is more suited to a bunch of guys roughing it out. 2. This is castlereigh FAMILY cottages. the name is important as there are other variations along the way. 3. Take your own shampoo/toothbrushes but towels will be provided 4. It is about 25 mins away from Food city in hatton, which is quite well stocked”
  • some of the views
  • Kids loved sleeping here
  • Upstairs to the loft
  • One of the bedrooms downstairs
MenakaM19, 6 May 2013 | Read review
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