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 ...
Early start to the morning with breaky at 7am the hotel was great and gave us chicken curry, daal and coconut sambal with string hoppers. Up until now neither Col or I have really liked the string hoppers (look like spaghetti patties) but the ones we had this morning were really yummy. They also have us a plate of fruit which included pineapple, papaya, watermelon and a banana. Then tuk tuk to station to purchase our 2nd class tickets ...
... I got a Indian head wobble. To those who have not witnessed one, it is the most confusing thing a person can do. It basically means yes,no,maybe. So the best thing I've learnt is ask the question twice and then decipher what he probably means. With this booked we went and explored the town and had some delicious Sri Lankan Kottus. Kate has been really keen to try the local massage treatment called Ayurveda, apparently the town held a few highly rated clinics. So ...