King Fern Cottage
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TravelPod Member ReviewsKing Fern Cottage Nuwara Eliya
Great atmosphere at this tranquil hotel, a ten minute walk from the center of Nuwara Eliya. The rooms are spacious with thick blankets, which are a necessity for the chilly nights.
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April 15, 2015
King Fern Cottage 4500Rs ($34) Double without breakfast. Funky atmospheric place in woodsy setting. So close and yet so far away (from town)
We were a little worried that we could not find better accommodations and be stuck in this room we did not like for another night. Every …
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It's easily forgotten when you're travelling that everyone else is working as usual, so we ended up squeezing onto a local, public bus with all our rucksacks in rush hour to travel back to Kandy, to spend one night before journeying to Nuwara Eliya. We were standing up, glued to strangers, whilst …
... comparable or affiliated with Holiday Inn chain). It is a family run place perched on a steep hill side so climbing steep stairs is required.
The view from there is more than worth the climb. We booked it for 3 to 4 days after checking out several other options. 59B Rest Lodge was certainly clean and pleasant but lacked the view we were after.
This is superb hiking ...
... hadn't gotten me on a bus going anywhere than my intended destination of Colombo city. I had vaguely developed a plan to get me to Unawatuna and it seemed easy enough- bus from airport to main bus station, then somehow get to the Maradana train station (before 15:30) to catch the last train to Galle and then take another bus to Unawatuna. yeah. Easy peasy. So Colombo is a MASSIVE city with slow moving traffic consisting of dogs, pedestrians, cycles, tuk ...
... most people and when I had occasion to ask locals in the bus if they had climbed Adam’s peak, generally speaking the answer was yes. It is said that this is the place Adam first set foot on earth but many religions other than catholic have found a meaning to make the pilgrim to the top.
Upon return, we are cooked a delicious breakfast by our hosts and then it is onto our next destination on some bumpy bus ...