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The Blackpool Hotel
4.5 out of 5
Mahagastota Hill Climb, Blackpool, Nuwara Eliya
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The price is £149 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep
3.9 mi from city centre
2.9/5 (9 reviews)
worst hotel ever!!!!!

"Few words about this hotel. First i must say that the hotel was always clean and the breakfast service was great, besides that all was terrible, it felt like we were a target. They charged us for every moment. We order a room for 2 adults and a kid, we got a small queen bed for 3 of us, when we asked ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2019

The Blackpool Hotel
Amaya Langdale Nuwara Eliya
4 out of 5
Radalla, Nuwara Eliya
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The price is £115 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep
1.88 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (47 reviews)
Beyond Expectations

"This property was beyond our expectations. From the moment we arrived, the staff was friendly and attentive and accommodating. The room, the lounge, and the restaurant were unbelievably comfortable and well decorated. The pool area is gorgeous and the tea plantations surrounding the property made ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2020

Amaya Langdale Nuwara Eliya
Hill Rise By Edwards Collection
5 out of 5
79 Badulla Road, Nuwara Eliya
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The price is £177 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep
4.57 mi from city centre
2.6/5 (5 reviews)
Pleasant Experience

"High Class Service and Very Clean and tidy property Beautiful Place"…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb 2020

Hill Rise By Edwards Collection

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Go Outdoors Caravan Park Nuwara Eliya
3 out of 5
Go Outdoors Lanka Caravan Park, Lake Gregory, Nuwara Eliya
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4.61 mi from city centre
3/5 (5 reviews)

"Nice view but not comfortable for a family. Toilet too small and nothing close to it."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2018

Go Outdoors Caravan Park Nuwara Eliya
Dahlia Mount View Hotel
2 out of 5
9/16, Unique View Road, Nuwara Eliya, CP
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4.39 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1 review)

"Personnel très sympathique, bon déjeuner, bonne situation."…"

Reviewed on 20 Apr 2019

Dahlia Mount View Hotel
Queenswood Cottage
3 out of 5
124/1 BADULLA ROAD, Nuwara Eliya
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The price is £33 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep
4.61 mi from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (17 reviews)

"The rooms are very dark we just wanted to leave and because it was dark and depressing we forgot stuff in our rooms."…"

Reviewed on 29 Dec 2019

Queenswood Cottage
Araliya Green Hills Hotel
4 out of 5
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The price is £77 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep
4.67 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (28 reviews)

"Staff were we helpful and polite property was clean , meals were good will stay in in that hotel again ."…"

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2020

Araliya Green Hills Hotel
Villa Mount Royal
3.5 out of 5
13/1C 3rd Lane, Bakers Farm, Mahagasthota, Katumana, Nuwara Eliya
The price is £39 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep
5.04 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (62 reviews)

"Quiet, well-run, super clean. The breakfast was disappointing, though, and they wanted to charge us USD5 for a cappuccino - no thanks! We were spoiled by the excellent food in Sri Lanka."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jan 2020

Villa Mount Royal
The Golden Ridge Hotel
3.5 out of 5
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The price is £66 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep
5.34 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (15 reviews)
Great hotel

"excellent hotel but a little far from town. There Is a little local village beside and pleasant to walk around to experience local culture. Staff eager to please and property is inviting."…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb 2020

The Golden Ridge Hotel
Araliya Red
4 out of 5
No. 9/36, Unique View Road, Nuwara Eliya, CP
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4.51 mi from city centre
Araliya Red
Grand Hotel
4 out of 5
Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya
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The price is £116 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep
4.8 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (141 reviews)

"Amazing hotel with vast array of amenities including 5 restaurants. Breakfast and the buffet were brilliant. Service to match, nothing was too much trouble. Would definitely return."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

Grand Hotel
Heritance Tea Factory
5 out of 5
Kandapola Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya
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The price is £156 per night from 21 Oct to 22 Oct
9.04 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (196 reviews)

"The Heritance Tea Factory is a great place to experience. The staff are wonderful, the food is very good and all in all we’re very glad we stayed. The bathrooms are a bit passé and the décor is a bit drab... but... do go! The surrounding area is truly stunning and the cottage garden is enchanting. ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Heritance Tea Factory
The Tea Garden
3 out of 5
111/12, Badulla Road, Magastota, Nuwara Eliya
The price is £32 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep
5.03 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (41 reviews)

"it is good to provide toothbrushes, overall worth for the price , good service."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2019

The Tea Garden
OYO 261 Falcon Tea Garden Hotel
3 out of 5
04, Forest dale garden, Kudaoya, Nuwara Eliya
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7.19 mi from city centre
OYO 261 Falcon Tea Garden Hotel
The Oliphant Nuwara Eliya
4 out of 5
Shanthipuara Road, Nuwara Eliya
The price is £68 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep
4.9 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (22 reviews)
Tranquil, beautiful, intimate and luxurious

"My wife and I had a most wonderful stay at The Oliphant. It's one of the rare hotels which live up to the beautiful photos you see on the official website. Location: It's not very accessible so you need to hire a driver or rent a car. But the inaccessibility is part of the charm. The Oliphant is ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

The Oliphant Nuwara Eliya
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Pocket Guide: Nuwara Eliya

Visiting Nuwara Eliya

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy a visit to Nuwara Eliya, though all visitors are sure to appreciate the restaurants, bars, and golfing. Welcoming and hilly, this lakefront city also attracts visitors with its sightseeing, mountains, and temples.
  • There are 73 Nuwara Eliya hotels
  • September is the most expensive month to travel here, while October tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), 60.3 mi (97 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Nuwara Eliya

  • Golfing, sightseeing, and ice skating are top activities, while sights to visit include Nuwara Eliya Golf Club
  • Popular attractions include Pedro Tea Factory and Hakgala Botanic Gardens
  • Notable for its temples and landmarks to visit including Sri Baktha Hanuman Kovil, Mahaweli Maha Seya, and Kotmale Reservoir Viewpoint
  • The lakeside, riverfront, and mountains provide a picturesque setting, and places to consider visiting are Pidurutalagala, Victoria Park, and Galway Forest Reserve

Staying in Nuwara Eliya

In Nuwara Eliya, you'll find 73 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, making it easy to plan your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable price:
  • 39 hotels, ranging from GBP 30/night to GBP 191/night
  • 7 B&Bs, ranging from GBP 39/night to GBP 76/night
  • 11 villas, ranging from GBP 40/night to GBP 179/night
For family trips or any other travel plans, you might consider a larger hotel like the highly rated Araliya Green Hills Hotel, averaging GBP 168.18 per night. You might like one of these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay:
  • Andrews Hostel, averaging GBP 26.36/night
  • The Cottage by Jetwing, averaging GBP 95.32/night
Andrews Hostel, a 2.5-star favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 5 out of 5 user rating. Also highly rated by guests are The Cottage by Jetwing and Araliya Green Hills Hotel.

Dressing for Nuwara Eliya

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 32°C, while nighttime temperatures stay around 22°C
  • From April to June, the average is 32°C during the day and 23°C at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 31°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • In October–December, you can expect 31°C as the daytime average and 22°C as the nighttime average
  • About 63 millimetres of rain falls on Nuwara Eliya each year

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Nuwara Eliya?
Heritance Tea Factory is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Hill Pride City Hotel is another favourite option for your stay based on reviews.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Nuwara Eliya, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals in Nuwara Eliya.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday in Nuwara Eliya?
Jetwing St. Andrew’s is a top 4.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good options for your child-friendly holiday include Roselynn Mannor and Royal Cocoon. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Pedro Tea Factory.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic holiday to Nuwara Eliya?
Old English Colonial Bungalow is a favourite B&B for couples, and features premium bedding and fireplaces. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Royal Cocoon and The Hill Club.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Nuwara Eliya?
Whiteford Bungalow is a top B&B for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Nuwara Eliya?
Dewy Cottage Nuwara Eliya is a top 3.5-star guesthouse with a restaurant, and it’s located close to the beach .
What's the best luxury place to stay in Nuwara Eliya?
Heritance Tea Factory is a 5-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Amaya Langdale Nuwara Eliya and The Firs are other upscale choices for your trip.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Nuwara Eliya?
Amaya Langdale Nuwara Eliya is a favourite 4-star resort with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. If you want to stay at a boutique hotel, you can also take a look at Unique Cottages.
What's the best golf hotel in Nuwara Eliya?
Nuwara Eliya Golf Club is a top 3-star hotel that has a golf course and features free breakfast. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Amaya Langdale Nuwara Eliya and The Hill Club. You can tee off at Nuwara Eliya Golf Club during your trip.
What are some hotels with pools in Nuwara Eliya?
Amaya Langdale Nuwara Eliya is a popular 4-star resort featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool and a restaurant. Other choices with an on-site pool include Araliya Green Hills Hotel and The Blackpool Hotel.

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