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Ceylon Tea Trails - Relais & Chateaux

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Dunkeld Estate, Hatton 22000 Sri Lanka See on map
Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
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5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were invited to an evening event and so our stay was short. However, that one night and following morning was a wonderfully relaxing, pleasant and replenishing escape from the city. The luxurious rooms with tasteful decor had a calming effect, complemented...More

Thank Sonia L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tientsin bungalow is a luxurious colonial-era tea planters bungalow set in beautiful tea gardens. It has separate bedrooms and living rooms,verandas and private gardens. You have your own manager,chef ,butler and house boy. Bandara,his team Samantha,Kumar,Nes and the Chef catered to our every need from...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best hotel experiences we've ever had. Everything was perfect - location, food, staff, ambiance. We stayed in Castlereigh which had beautiful views as I imagine all bungalows do. The food was amazing and we loved the set menus. Wouldn't change a thing.

2  Thank Vacationer573460
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are a couple in our mid 20’s and stayed at Ceylon Tea Trails for 2 nights in the first week of September 2018. We stayed in the Castlereigh Bungalow. I have read some reviews which say that this property is difficult to get to,...More

3  Thank beth393
Response from ResplendentCeylonSL, Owner at Ceylon Tea Trails - Relais & ChateauxResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks a million Beth for that great review! Glad that you took the "Resplendent Sri Lanka Journey", staying at all three resorts - Tea Trails, Cape Weligama and Wild Coast. They offer very distinctive experiences in dramatically different parts of Sri Lanka - the best...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were part of an organized tour of 8 people who stayed at Tientsen bungalow for two wonderful nights. The first thing that grabs your attention is walking through the manicured lawn to this most beautiful bungalow with a wide deep veranda...More

2  Thank BigAl55Melbourne
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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 27 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.

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US$887 - US$1,112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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24 June 2018|
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Response from siddy57 | Reviewed this property |
Not that much. Heaters are not required.
We’re planning to go to Ceylon for a portion of our honeymoon (in May 2019) and will be booking through a travel agent as it’s part of a larger trip. The travel agent has told us that we can’t book a specific bungalow, and can only give our preference but we’ll only find out if we’ve got it a couple of weeks before the holiday. Has anyone been told the same thing by a travel agent? We’re not sure what to make of it as it seems you can select the bungalow if you book direct through the Ceylon website, and it’s an expensive part of the trip not to be able to choose. If anyone has found the same, did you manage to get the bungalow you requested or did you get put in a different one? We’re thinking Dunkeld as our main preference and then Castlereagh as second - anyone have any other recommendations? We’d particularly like good views of the lake. Thanks in advance!
6 April 2018|
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Response from ResplendentCeylonSL | Property representative |
Hi glad that you’d like to spend part of your honeymoon at Tea Trails. Most certainly you can specify which bungalow you’d like to stay in, subject to availability. The bungalow and room is allocated at time of booking. At... More
Cassandra K
28 November 2017|
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Response from ResplendentCeylonSL | Property representative |
Hi Cassandra, Ceylon Tea Trails can arrange an excursion for you to climb Adam’s Peak with a guide. Please get in touch with our reservations team to get the rates for this activity. hope this information is helpful.
Room Tips
"I had a look in all the rooms and they were all great - but it is good to get one with its own garden"
3 weeks ago
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"Tip book a driver. If staying at Castlereagh arrive on Summerville side of lake and take a boat across...."
7 Sep 2018
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"Stay in Summerville,"
23 Aug 2018
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21 Aug 2018
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