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Tangalle, Sri Lanka
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Dunkeld estate has four large colonial bungalows that have each been converted into 5 bed boutique accomodation. From the time of our arrive I could not fault any aspect of our stay. Each of the Bungalows have their own butler, chef and service staff. We stayed in the Castlereagh Bungalow. The food was the best we experienced on our...

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I spent a wonderful 3 nights in the Fraser Garden suite at the Tientsin bungalow. We arrived at about 10am after a 4 hour drive from Colombo and long flights from the uk and were welcomed with open arms. Our room was made available almost immediately and a sandwich (and tea) offered - there was no question...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this bungalow of 6 rooms was fabulous..the service was 1st class..tea is brought on a tray at what ever time you requested in a morning. ....it was served on a tray with china cups tea pot.......wonderful food and impeccable service..the view from the terrace....was lovely ...wi fi was excellent......free flowing booze...free laundry....very friendly staff ..the gardens were beautiful . enormous...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

From the moment we checked in (to the Norwood Bungalow) until we left we were taken care of and pampered. Our butler and the rest of the staff were always there to ensure we had everything we needed. The food was incredible. The chef spoke to us each day about the menu and adjusted the meals to our preferences. He...

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Torpoint, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for 2 nights in the cheapest room in the Dunkeld bungalow, which was nevertheless huge (I had imagined it might be poky), with a bathroom the size of many hotel rooms with a huge shower, free-standing bath, and double sinks. I think the only difference is that this room doesn't have access directly to a couple of chairs...

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Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was quite the most impressive place we have ever stayed. The five bungalows are all set within magnificent tea plantations some with lake views. We stayed in the Allen room in dunked bungalow which was the cheapest room but lovely nonetheless. It had twin beds pushed together and an enormous bathroom which I want in my home back in...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dunkeld bungalow with Sanjaya's wonderful service is not to be missed. It's a perfect blend of gracious hospitality, comfortable surroundings, great food and the most amazing views of the lake. The staff are near but never intrusive, happy to give you anything you want. Ask for their lovely light tea and Rice/Curry, much the best thing to eat there.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent two nights in the Dunkill bungalow. I can't rave enough about it. We felt very pampered and spoilt. The accommodations were top notch, the meals superb and the service would be hard to beat! We will definitely be back.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights here at the start of our second trip to Sri Lanka. It is just perfect. So much to say and not a single negative experience whilst we were here. The staff and attention they provide is so polite, always welcoming and very friendly. The whole experience is one of gentle elegance and it really feels like...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our honeymoon and this was the last 3 days of the trip and we couldn't have chosen a better hotel or location. We were in the Dunkeld Bungalow and we couldn't fault it at all. Even though it was the newest bungalow in the group, it had both old world charm & modern conveniences (although you definitely...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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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: ₹ 57,775 - ₹ 58,299 (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 the rooms are the same. Excellent”
 of 5 bubbles peterN3284MR, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“you need to ask your agent......all rooms were on the ground floor and were quite.”
 of 5 bubbles 533bella70, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The cheapest room in Dunkeld is still vast and utterly beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles Myrtle312, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Allen is a lovely room, but they're all nice.”
 of 5 bubbles zollycat, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you can, splurge on the owners cottage @ Dunkeld. it is fantastic!”
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