Friday, January 5, 2018

Accommodation : Cheap Hotels to Stay in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

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There are two things to consider when looking for a cheap hotel to stay in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka - location and price. Some travelers opt to stay near the town center while others prefer to stay near the tea plantations or to some other tourist attractions.


Gregory Lake Holiday Home

I opted to stay at Gregory Lake Holiday Home because of its very affordable price and its convenient location near Gregory Lake Park. I only paid around Php1,000 (US$20) for a comfortable room good for two people. There were hostels which offer dorm type accommodation but I prefer staying alone so I paid a little higher. Gregory Lake Holiday Home is about 10 minutes by tuktuk to the town center. It has a quiet neighborhood and close to a tea plantation. The owner of the guesthouse was accommodating and friendly. Book here.


Other Cheap Places to Stay in Nuwara Eliya


Hi Lanka Hostel - Located near Lover's Leap Waterfall, Victoria Park and Nuwara Eliya Town Center. Dorm rates start at around Php600++ (USD12).

Blue Wing Hostel - Located close to Gregory Lake Park. Room rates start at Php1,400++ (USD30).

Nuwara Eliya Hostel by Backpack Lanka - Located in Weddarburn Road near Victoria Park.  Dorm rates start at around Php500++ (USD10).

Pigeons Nest Guest House - Situated near the town center and Victoria Park. Dorm rates start at around Php900++ (USD18).

This blog post is part of our comprehensive BACKPACKING IN SRI LANKA TRAVEL GUIDE. This will help you explore Sri Lanka on a budget.

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