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The Grand Hotel

The Grand Hotel, the most notable landmark of Nuwara Eliya, a fine masterpiece of colonial architecture and old world charm rests in the heart of the city, bordered by beautiful gardens and manicured lawns. It is set in an Elizabethan-era manor house and was the former residence of the fifth Governor of British Ceylon.

The Grand Hotel sits atop a hill surrounded by its sprawling well manicured lawns. Built in 1891, the hotel maintains is colonial heritage while offering its visitors the best in comfort and modern amenities. Surrender yourself to the decadence that was once reserved only for the Elite – The British Raj. The hotel caters to all appetites. Feast upon the vast buffets offered in main restaurant. In between enjoy a relaxing morning sipping tea overlooking the lawn, or while air rifle shooting. Once afternoon approaches, head towards the Tea Lounge to enjoy a Victorian style tier stand High tea. If you seek respite from the coolness warm yourself near the blazing log fire hearth. Choose to indulge from their wine cellar which boasts of an extensive collection.

Entrap beautiful sights and sounds of Nuwara Eliya and the region of Hill Country by embarking on a journey of exploration of many places to visit or things to do such as visiting a Tea plantation and factory where one could learn the journey of the plucked leaf into the brewed cup of the famous Ceylon tea; see the serene and scenic Lake Gregory; walk through the stunning gardens of Victoria Park; see amazing species of flowers at the Hakgala Botanical gardens and encounter breathtaking views of surrounding landscapes at a drop at World’s End in Horton Plains National Park and much more. For more information on more activities and excursions, please do refer to the pages, Things to do in Nuwara Eliya and Things to do in the Hill Country

Check In 1400hrs
Check Out 1200hrs
Deluxe Suites
The starting category of rooms with an area of 24 sqm, these rooms overlooks the well-manicured garden of the hotel. These rooms feature a king sized bed, minibar and safety deposit box. The ensuite bathroom consists of both a shower and a bathtub. An electric fire place with a TV with satellite channels too is found.
Junior Suites
The junior suites overlook the beautiful gardens of the hotel and also the misty hills. A king sized bed, minibar and a safety deposit box are found in these rooms. In addition a TV with satellite channels and an electric fireplace are available. The private bathroom consists of both a bathtub and shower.
Presidential Suites
The presidential suite covering an area of approximately 127 sqm features two bedrooms, a pantry, a separate living area and a dining area. These rooms overlook the beautiful garden and misty hills. There are two TVs. Electric fireplaces too are available. there are two bathrooms and both includes a shower and bathtub.
Hotel Facilities
Indoor Pool
Excursion Desk
Games Room
Free On Site Parking
Inland scenic environment
Private check in/ check out
Heated pool
Gym / Fitness Centre