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mt. lakes, new jersey
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just read the first few reviews and everyone nails it so there's no need to reiterate the many wonders of Tea Trails Staying here is a world class memorable experience.. Amazingly, everyone thinks their bungalow was the perfect choice, as did we. We chose Dunkeld, in large part because it was the only one with a hot tub, but you...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Norwood bungalow with a garden room looking towards the pool. The whole experience was even better than hoped for. We have experienced hill country places elsewhere but this is a must do. Service was excellent; the chef discusses the menu options with you and everything, including drinks (by an open fire) and laundry are included. It...

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent 3 nights at Summerville in Cosby suite. This hotel completely lives up to it's excellent reviews. We did not want to leave and will return. Our room was very private and luxurious with a small garden area overlooking the reservoir and the tea plantations beyond. The bathroom too was lovely with a slipper bath by the not overlooked...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in the honeymoon suite in the Norwood bungalow and I'm not sure where to start. The whole experience staying here was amazing, the team of staff were brilliant and so helpful. The food was fantastic with the chef discussing the meals beforehand each day with us. The room was beautiful and if a very high standard. Having your...

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Richmond, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Tientsin bungalow and were really well looked after by the staff. Nothing was too much effort - other than trying to eat all the delicious food that the chef provided. There are lots of walking trails around the bungalow, going through the tea plantations. The meals were taken outside on the terrace with amazing views of...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four nights in Castlereagh bungalow was perfect. Our room (Tate) overlooked the lake which we felt was preferable to a larger room with a garden view. Staff were unfailingly excellent - thanks to Jagath and co. Food quality was outstanding - your wish is (pretty much) their command. If you're active we highly recommend kayaking on the lake ($25 per...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

ok so ceylon tea trails is geography to die for.......the views of the hills, trees and tee trees as far as the eye can see provide a very relaxing potion. Then they allow you to share a bungalow with 5 or so other couples and the bungalow is a reminder of how the "managers" of that tea estate used to...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make no mistake, this is a true luxury hotel experience quite unlike anywhere else in the world. Everything about Ceylon Tea Trails was hotel perfection - the service, the charm, the rooms, the general ambience and, of course, the surrounding landscape. Even our fellow guests - this is a fairly social place. We stayed in Summerville Bungalow - we chose...

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely superb. 5no rooms, very intimate. All the staff were faultless and couldn't do enough for you. Fully inclusive meant fully inclusive. Proper named brand drinks (grey goose/jack Daniels etc) Breakfast/lunch/afternoon tea./dinner. Chef tells you his recommendations but will cook you something different if you want. Enjoyed being like a local and having curry for breakfast each day (optional not...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place to stay, absolute perfection, we stayed in the Castleliegh bungalow, it was beautiful, colonial style bungalow, beautifully decorated and exemplary. The staff were amazing, they couldn't do enough for us. The views were to die for. The food was perfect. Thank you to all the amazing lovely attentive staff for making our stay with you just...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ceylon Tea Trails, Sri Lanka's first Relais & Chateaux resort, is a collection of five colonial era tea planters' bungalows restored to impeccable style, offering a taste of gracious living in 26 suites and rooms, with butler service and original furnishings, accompanied by gourmet meals. Walking trails connect the bungalows which are from 2km to 15km apart. Follow the Tea Trail from one unique bungalow to the next, staying a night or two at each or just laze in one. Rates are fully inclusive of gourmet meals and drinks, including spirits and wines. Even service charges, taxes and laundry are included. We won't bother you with bills. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ceylon Tea Trails

Address: Dunkeld Estate, Hatton 22000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Hatton
Price Range: $1,150 - $1,166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ceylon Tea Trails 5*
Number of rooms: 26
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“All rooms are wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles spaceplanner, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were happy with Cosby and did not suffer from kitchen noise or smells as mentioned by another reviewer.”
 of 5 bubbles aliBee331, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms, only great rooms”
 of 5 bubbles arnaldo, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms were superb”
 of 5 bubbles cockneyshaun, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All lovely but only one room with a view over the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles VyvienneW, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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