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Shiny Villa
Ranked #165 of 272 Nuwara Eliya B&B and Inns
Reviewed 7 January 2012

This wasn't the cheap and cheerful hotel, that had a fairly central position that my husband had expected. It took ages to find, up a very steep and dangerous hill a good 20min walk from the centre of Nuwara Eliya. The room we stayed in was downstairs and the decoration was a vivid pink; that didn't bother us, but the damp on the walls, bathroom that stank of damp and had no hot water, and a door that didn't shut did. We were kept awake by noise from the living room next to us and were woken at 5am by chanting/singing. The room was described as having air con and a satellite TV, which it didn't. It didn't even have towels. The breakfast was cold fried egg, cold hard toast and was pretty poor. They said their chef was away. We wouldn't have minded so much if it had been really cheap but it wasn't even that cheap. Luckily we only had 2 nights there, arriving really late and staying out all the next day so didn't spend much time there, if we had of been, we'd have left and gone somewhere else. A nice couple running it, but with so much choice in the town they need to sort it out. Not what we'd expected; I wouldn't want any of my family/friends staying there.

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  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled as a couple
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  • Stayed: December 2012
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Additional Information about Shiny Villa

Address: 16/6 Piyatissa Mawatha Bambarakelle Nuwara Eilya, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Nuwara Eliya
Amenities:
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #165 of 272 B&Bs / Inns in Nuwara Eliya
Price Range: ₹ 2,611 - ₹ 2,675 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10

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