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Backpacker's Nest Nuwara Eliya

25/15 Gajabapura, Mahagastota, Nuwara Eliya 22200 Sri Lanka
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25/15 Gajabapura, Mahagastota, Nuwara Eliya 22200 Sri Lanka
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Romy H wrote a review Mar 2020
8 contributions3 helpful votes
A GREAT host (all the info & answers you need), a beautiful cosy room, a clean bathroom, a garden with an amazing view, a family that takes care of you at all costs. Just amazing. Sam (the host) makes you feel welcome and loved, you can ask him literally anything. Heart-warming ❤️
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Brody Q wrote a review Dec 2019
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Sam was super lovely my whole time during my stay. He was so warm and welcoming, and was super helpful with organising my day around town. Bed was super comfy as well. Hot water is great, food is also good. When I cancelled the second night due to bad weather, Sam was super understanding and positive about the experience and encouraged me to continue with my plans, rather than making me feel bad about cancelling (which has happened at other hostels in the past). I wish I could have stayed longer with Sam, I felt truely comfortable and welcomed in his place. Thank you for the time Sam!
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
pienbaalhuis wrote a review May 2019
Denekamp, The Netherlands2 contributions
We really liked our stay here. Sam is a very kind host, he gave us good advice about what to see and where to go. The food was great and the view from the little garden was cool. The puppy was so cute. We would highly recommend this place!
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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wallflower69 wrote a review Jan 2019
Otterlo, The Netherlands209 contributions140 helpful votes
A beautiful house with a lovely sunrise/sunset view that overlooks lake gregory and the charming nuwara eliya town. Though it's more accessible by tuktuk due to its location up a small hill and its road is not lined with street lamps. Appreciate the big breakfast serving, hot water shower as well as the warm blankets. Owner is also a nice easygoing guy who helped us to get a good deal for our tuktuk tour to horton plains at rs3500. Note that they have recently renamed the place, its old name is called Scenic View Bungalow.
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Backpacker's Nest Nuwara Eliya
Which popular attractions are close to Backpacker's Nest Nuwara Eliya?
Nearby attractions include Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple (4.3 km), Sita Temple (3.1 km), and Lover's Leap Falls (3.0 km).
What are some restaurants close to Backpacker's Nest Nuwara Eliya?
Conveniently located restaurants include Barnes Hall, The Sackville, and Grand Indian.