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Genuine Humbugs

Meena Ella Nursery Hakgala | opposite Hakgala Botanical Gardens, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good41%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
1 week ago
20 Apr 2017
“Scenic Location Probably Best For Travellers With a Car or Driver!”
Free Parking
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Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 1 February 2014

Walking distance from Hakgala gardens off Nuwara Eliya we found a astonishing place to spend are honeymoon.... When we arrived there they welcomed us warmly. The room was excellent & the bathroom was so clean & tidy. The garden was filled with beautiful flowers, words...More

1  Thank Maithri J
Response from Palitha J, Owner at Genuine HumbugsResponded 4 September 2016

Thank you very much for your appreciation,and great to know you enjoyed your meals.

Reviewed 17 January 2014

We stopped here on a recommendation to try their strawberry drinks. Two of us ordered the strawberry juice drinks and the other two ordered the strawberry milkshakes. From our table we could look into the kitchen and noted that it didnt look all that clean....More

Thank astro2000
Response from Palitha J, Manager at Genuine HumbugsResponded 21 January 2014

We are sorry to hear about your bad experience. We will look into this immediately.

Reviewed 26 November 2013

This is a gem for those who knows how to appreciate a cold and grey rainy day next to a fireplace. Book in advance and pre-order double the number of deserts than there are guests: the strawberry deserts are indeed lovely, and so is all...More

Thank Maaseppo
Reviewed 29 May 2013

On the way to Nuwara eliya from Ella I found this place near to the Hukgala Gardens. Nice place to chillout. we really enjoyed the food. Sri Lankan Food and Strawberry Deserts. Staff gave us the warmest welcome and the best service. If you are...More

1  Thank ShirozS
Response from Palitha J, Owner at Genuine HumbugsResponded 6 June 2013

Thank you so much for enjoying and appreciating our services, will keep up the standards . Palitha jayawardena

Reviewed 16 April 2013

We absolutely recommend this guesthouse, close to the Hakgala gardens....Rooms are very big and has a very nice furniture, the entire building is an colonia bungalow . A magic atmosphere....and a yummy strawberry and cream...

1  Thank Makary
Response from Palitha J, Owner at Genuine HumbugsResponded 19 April 2013

Thank you very much for your review, and appreciating a 100 year old bungalow maintained for 4 generations, and the effort we put in to maintain to what it is today. Palitha Jayawardena

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Restaurant
  • Price range
  • US$26 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Room types
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  • Number of rooms
  • 10
  • Location
  • Sri Lanka >
  • Central Province >
  • Nuwara Eliya
  • Also Known As
  • Genuine Humbugs Hotel Nuwara Eliya
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"If you go with a family then get the family room. the other rooms are great as well though but smaller."
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"Check the bathroom too and see if the hot water really works before deciding on a room."
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"Request for deluxe room that has garden view. One room even has a door that opens out to garden."
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