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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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LOCATION: The hotel is located very close to the town of Nuwara Eliya. Most of the attractions are close by, and for people who love to walk, this would be an ideal location to look around the town. GREETINGS: Grand Hotel tries to present itself in a very 'GRAND' way. We arrived late in the evening. We were greeted as...

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London
Reviewed yesterday NEW

So when you pull up outside the hotel does indeed look very Grand and the ground floor really is the quintessential colonial house with guests taking afternoon tea. However upon further exploration the hotel is somewhat of a let down and does not meet the hype. The positives are as follows: 1) Well decorated on the ground floor 2) The...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

it was a beautiful colonial hotel walking distance from the city centre. The grounds are stunning and well maintained. The service at the hotel is pretty good as well. Disappointing that located in a tea growing area only one kind of tea is offered at the breakfast buffet. The cafe serves really tasty cakes and inexpensive too. Its a great...

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Sydney
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We stayed at this aptly named hotel for two nights. The rooms were spacious and comfortable. This hotel doesn't have a swimming pool but does have a spa, three restaurants (Thai, Indian and Buffet) as well as offering High Tea and snacks. The food was good in all restaurants and reasonably priced. The hotel is centrally located in the small...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

thank you mr.chathushka we were surprised with your great service. i love that ceylon tea it was refreshing my hall body to warm. the restaurant buffet was very delicious and lots of verities of food....

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Went to the high tea at the grand as one of our must do activities for nuwara eilya. We frequently go for afternoon teas in the UK and this one was right up there as one of the best. The value was excellent, 1200lkr (£7-8) each. Unlimited refills of tea, 3tier stacker of goodies. Nice amount of food. Lovely environment...

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Walsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

When I saw the description that this was colonial style I imagined either an imitation or a former colonial building well past it's sell by date. In fact this is a beautiful colonial building which has been a hotel since the 1800's and is in wonderful condition. The particular thing that struck me was the highly polished brass stair treads....

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Trondheim, Norway
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First a classic drink in a classic English bar, then an excellent dinner from a buffet which was beautifully presented and had a wide choice of dishes. Nice room, clean and with comfortable bed. Very professional and friendly staff. Wish we could have stayed longer!

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Karachi
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very nice colonial style hotel. Very courteous and attentive staff is there to help and assist. The most important thing is to start the day in pleasant mood and to finish it as such and I got it exactly I wanted and had wished. I'll call it an excellent place to stay and will highly recommend it.

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Leeds
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are looking for modern, all mod cons, whizzy wifi and shiny new rooms, this is not the hotel for you. Go elsewhere. If, however, you have come to stay in a Hill Station and would like to see what it was like in the days of the Raj, then you'll enjoy the Grand. The hotel is spacious, all...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Additional Information about The Grand Hotel

Address: Grand Hotel Road, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Nuwara Eliya
Price Range: RM1,032 - RM1,316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Grand Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 154
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“Get rooms facing the front of the hotel - rooms at the back do not offer much of a view.”
 of 5 bubbles Prezzman, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“request rooms with the mountain view”
 of 5 bubbles M_mamot, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“room number 272”
 of 5 bubbles sammD7159TH, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't expect any AC. There is none. Wifi is poor.”
 of 5 bubbles Rama1004, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“stay somewhere else, and drop by for afternoon tea.”
 of 5 bubbles manisfeld, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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