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The Grand Hotel

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“high tea”(155 reviews)
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Have just returned home after a fantastic holiday in Sri Lanka and The Maldives to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. As we had a 'rest day' whilst staying at The Grand Hotel in Nuwara Eliya on Valentine's Day we signed up for their Valentines Day...More

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MissJJE Cambridge 4824 Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile Staying in a living museum We had an amazing stay at Grand - staying in the room was an absolute treat with amazing views into the mist and clouds! We wish we could have stayed longer...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Stayed here 1 night during a tour. Very high up in the mountains so temperatures are low, rooms have fan heaters so can get stuffy. Overall the hotel is good, breakfast and dinner buffets had a very good selection of food, service was good overall...More

Thank Eva E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As for the Christmas Eve celebration with Family we visited one of our favourite Hotels in the Country which we felt Home Away home Grand Hotel In cool Nuwara Eliya, we checked in on 24th December 2017 evening, check in process and friendly staff were...More

Thank sudheeraroshan
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed one night ten days ago and it was lovely. After a long train ride from Kandy we arrived to find everyone having High Tea which was very quaint. The rooms are fine, a bit old fashioned but then it’s been a hotel since...More

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US$194 - US$296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Nuwara Eliya
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$194 - US$296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Nuwara Eliya
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Dundalk84
19 December 2017|
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Response from AnnefromBelgium111 | Reviewed this property |
it is just very posh and so.. very expensive (offered an earl Grey tea to some friends, superb presnetaion but could have bought some local meals for that sum . Worth the price if you have the budget. The setting is really... More
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anubhav73
20 October 2017|
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Jerric A
21 September 2017|
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Response from Manager_Grandhotel | Property representative |
The price for the high tea per person would be 1,250 rupees nett and serving from 3.30pm to 6.00pm Thanks!
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