Hotel Orient Bandarawela

Address: No. 12 Dharmapala Mawatha, Bandarawela, 90100, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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This hotel, located on No. 12 Dharmapala Mawatha, Bandarawela, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Rock Sound, and Tarpum Bay.
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        • Restaurant
        • Bar/lounge


        • Free High-Speed Internet
        • Wheelchair accessibility
        • Free parking


        • Suites


        • Shuttle bus service
        • Room service

        TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Orient Bandarawela

        3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

        Travel Blogs from Bandarawela


        A travel blog entry by bruceontour on Jun 27, 2016

        77 photos

        On our way to dinner we stopped off at the Mlesna Tea Centre.

        Mlesna Tea is a tea company owned by Euro-Scan Exports based in Sri Lanka. The company produces a range of loose teas, tea bags and gifts including: black tea, green tea, flavoured teas, and herbal teas.

        The company was established …

        Kandy ~ Bandarawela

        A travel blog entry by bruceontour on Jun 26, 2016

        178 photos

        Looking down over a sweeping vista filled with bright green tea bushes and vegetable gardens, I was wondering why are there no workers out picking the tea bud and leaves? Of course it is Sunday and a day of rest.

        After Hatton station we went through the longest tunnel called Singiunale at 894 metres. Passing through it I saw people …

        Dambetenna Tea Factory

        A travel blog entry by bruceontour on Jun 27, 2016

        28 photos

        The Dambetenna tea factory was closed due to a lack of tea leaves today.

        This was a real disappointment as having heard about the process the previous Tuesday at Dilmah HQ, I had wanted to see the plant in action for the various steps.

        Met some of the plantation workers out in the field and how quick they were with their nimble …

        Tea with Sir Thomas Lipton

        A travel blog entry by bruceontour on Jun 27, 2016

        42 photos

        Day 7 Bandarawela

        Rise early and a 07:30 / 7.30 am departure so that we could drive high up to Lipton’s Seat in the Haputale Mountain region.

        Two by two or in small groups passing us, the petite Tamil female workers made their way from their houses up to the field that they are assigned for today to puck the "2 tea leaves …

        Tamil Lunch

        A travel blog entry by bruceontour on Jun 27, 2016

        35 photos

        Just out of the town of Haputale enjoyed a home-cooked lunch with a Tamil family. Susikala ably supported by her mother Pakyawathi prepared our lunch over a small 2 burner wood feed fire in a tiny kitchen that somehow all of us fitted into.

        Dosi a crispy rice pancake, wada, payasum and idli which is a savoury steamed rice cake served with …