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Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya - Luxury holidays to Sri Lanka

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  • About this holiday

    Grand Hotel is a resplendent colonial-style mountain retreat in the hill country town of Nuwara Eliya in the central region of Sri Lanka. Perfect for luxury stays amid the terraced plantations of Sri Lanka’s the tea hills, where your grand accommodation sets the scene for leisurely pastimes and local cuisine.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with Sri Lankan London to Colombo return in economy, private transfers and bed and breakfast based on two people sharing a double or twin room.

    Holiday prices

    Sample price for a luxury holiday to Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya is per person based on two people sharing a Type A double or twin room.
    From £1,640 for 7 nights
    The price displayed here is a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Special Offers

    • Sri Lanka 2019 autumn early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 7 nights to Sri Lanka by 31 August 2019 for stays between now and 30 November 2019 and receive a reduction of £100 per person.
    • Sri Lanka 2020 early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 7 nights to Sri Lanka by 30 September 2019 for stays between 1 December 2019 and 31 March 2020 and receive a reduction of £150 per person.

    Hotel code

    EXH1606J

    Our opinion

    The Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya is an impressive, colonial- style hotel with excellent facilities.

    Hotel description

    The four-star Grand Hotel is a resplendent colonial-style mountain retreat in the hill country town of Nuwara Eliya in the central region of Sri Lanka. Built in 1891 as the palatial residence of former governor of Sri Lanka, Sir Edward Barnes, the oversized structure boasts a distinctive architecture, which is the result of various influences. With Sri Lankan red rooftops contrasting the lush green scenery, the building is adorned with mock-Tudor embellishments and is reminiscent of an alpine lodge-cum-English country manor. It occupies an elevated position at the head of a manicured lawn which is strewn with wrought iron garden furniture where high tea can be taken amid glorious views. Meanwhile the Tea Terrace is a stylish venue for quenching your thirst. Interiors are welcoming and homely, boasting a traditionally western style. With rich carpets, cosy sofas and plush armchairs beneath lofty ceilings and glinting chandeliers, lounging areas include the Red Lounge and the glamorous Piano Lounge. Each of the 154 guestrooms provide a similar level of comfort, where evening warmth is supplied by bath tubs and heavy drapes can be drawn to close out the misty mountain views. The dining experience at the Grand Hotel consists of three restaurants. Barnes Hall Restaurant is located in a grand ballroom space in which buffets of eastern and western flavours have gained an excellent reputation. The hotel also boasts the only Indian restaurant in Nuwara Eliya and a Thai Restaurant to choose from. With a health centre, massage and sauna facilities and sporting activities such as tennis and golf available nearby, Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya is a corner of England in the hilly central Sri Lankan landscape.

    Location

    Nuwara Eliya, in the centre of the town

    Official star rating

    4

    Annual opening

    All year

    Distance from airport

    Colombo International Airport, 98 miles

    Closest airport

    Colombo International Airport

    Room types

    Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya offers 154 rooms with cable TV, in-room safe, minibar, fridge, telephone and hairdryer.
    Type A Deluxe
    Type B Junior Suite
    Type C Governor’s Suite

    Hotel facilities and services

    Three restaurants, Bar, Coffee shop, Sauna, Massage, Health centre, Tennis, Billiards/snooker, Shopping arcade, 24-hour reception, 24-hour room service, Parking, Laundry.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Tennis

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Galway Bird Sanctuary, Hakgala Botanical Gardens, Adam’s Peak, Nuwara Golf Club, Tea estates, Nature trails.

    Sports nearby

    Golf at nearby Nuwara Eliya Golf Club

    Children

    Children under 5 years stay free of charge on existing bedding and 6-12 year olds may occupy an extra bed at an additional cost.

    Minimum stays

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