Sri Lanka may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.

Find out moreOpens in new tab or window

Find Hotels in Nuwara Eliya

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and vacation rentals. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Nuwara Eliya hotels and places to stay

Villa Mount Royal
3.5 out of 5
13/1C 3rd Lane, Bakers Farm, Mahagasthota, Katumana, Nuwara Eliya
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $42 per night
5.04 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (62 reviews)

"Quiet, well-run, super clean. The breakfast was disappointing, though, and they wanted to charge us USD5 for a cappuccino - no thanks! We were spoiled by the excellent food in Sri Lanka."…"

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Villa Mount Royal
Go Outdoors Caravan Park Nuwara Eliya
3 out of 5
Go Outdoors Lanka Caravan Park, Lake Gregory, Nuwara Eliya
Get Rates
4.61 mi from city center
3/5 (5 reviews)

"Nice view but not comfortable for a family. Toilet too small and nothing close to it."…"

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2018

Go Outdoors Caravan Park Nuwara Eliya
Amaya Langdale
4 out of 5
Radalla, Nuwara Eliya
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $208 per night
1.88 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (47 reviews)
Beyond Expectations

"This property was beyond our expectations. From the moment we arrived, the staff was friendly and attentive and accommodating. The room, the lounge, and the restaurant were unbelievably comfortable and well decorated. The pool area is gorgeous and the tea plantations surrounding the property made ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Amaya Langdale

You could be seeing lower prices

With member prices, you could save 10% or more right now on thousands of properties.
Dahlia Mount View Hotel
2 out of 5
9/16, Unique View Road, Nuwara Eliya, CP
Get Rates
4.39 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (1 review)

"Personnel très sympathique, bon déjeuner, bonne situation."…"

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2019

Dahlia Mount View Hotel
Jetwing St. Andrew's
4.5 out of 5
No. 10, St. Andrew's Drive, Nuwara Eliya
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $179 per night
5.33 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (121 reviews)
Elegant and comfortable stay

"Hi lovely colonial hotel just outside the town. We had one of the basic rooms but it was very comfortable and spacious - Lots of staff on hand We eat the restaurant both night and the food was average not particularly to my taste There are two bars and both had lovely roaring fires in the evening ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Jetwing St. Andrew's
Grand Hotel
4 out of 5
Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $125 per night
4.8 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (141 reviews)

"Amazing hotel with vast array of amenities including 5 restaurants. Breakfast and the buffet were brilliant. Service to match, nothing was too much trouble. Would definitely return."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Grand Hotel
Queenswood Cottage
3 out of 5
124/1 BADULLA ROAD, Nuwara Eliya
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $50 per night
4.61 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (17 reviews)

"The rooms are very dark we just wanted to leave and because it was dark and depressing we forgot stuff in our rooms."…"

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2019

Queenswood Cottage
The Golden Ridge Hotel
3.5 out of 5
No. 395 , Bambarakelle, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $77 per night
5.34 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (15 reviews)
Great hotel

"excellent hotel but a little far from town. There Is a little local village beside and pleasant to walk around to experience local culture. Staff eager to please and property is inviting."…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

The Golden Ridge Hotel
Heritance Tea Factory
5 out of 5
Kandapola Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya
Get Rates
9.04 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (196 reviews)

"The Heritance Tea Factory is a great place to experience. The staff are wonderful, the food is very good and all in all we’re very glad we stayed. The bathrooms are a bit passé and the décor is a bit drab... but... do go! The surrounding area is truly stunning and the cottage garden is enchanting. ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Heritance Tea Factory
Villa Tea Fields
2.5 out of 5
13/111, Badulla Road, Magastota, Nuwara Eliya
The price is $54 per night
5.04 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (34 reviews)
Great all around!

"This was a great experience! Beautiful little property located right in the tea fields. It makes you feel like you are back in time and live on a plantation! All of it a few kilometres from the town. This is more Bed & Breakfast type that hotel; where you can hear people move around in the building, ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2020

Villa Tea Fields
Don't see what you're looking for?
See all available properties in Nuwara Eliya
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Visiting Nuwara Eliya

Visitors can enjoy all that Nuwara Eliya has to offer including the rainforests and golf courses. Tourists to the city can also enjoy its secluded setting. In Nuwara Eliya, there are 272 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Nuwara Eliya

The city's natural beauty is on display at Pidurutalagala, Victoria Park, and Galway Forest Reserve. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Nuwara Eliya Golf Club and Single Tree Hill.

In Nuwara Eliya, you'll be able to select from 272 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for your holiday getaway. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Villa Mount Royal - This 3.5-star villa features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its quiet location and room size.
  • Heritance Tea Factory - Our customers like the overall value and quiet location at this hotel. This 5-star hotel features a full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and free WiFi.
  • Grand Hotel - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 3 restaurants and free breakfast, along with cable TV. Expedia customers like its breakfast and comfortable rooms.

A popular place to see outside the city is Royal Botanical Garden, 22 mi/35.5 km from the heart of the city.

Dressing for Nuwara Eliya

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 89°F during the day and 72°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 89°F, while the average at night is 74°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 88°F with nighttime averages of 75°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 87°F and nighttime averages of 72°F
  • About 2.48 inches of rain falls on Nuwara Eliya each year
  • Usually April and May are the hottest months with an average of 89°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 72°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Nuwara Eliya?
Heritance Tea Factory is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This 5-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices for your trip include Grand Hotel and The Golden Ridge Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Nuwara Eliya, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the top deals on offer in Nuwara Eliya.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Nuwara Eliya?
For additional details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Nuwara Eliya, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best accommodation when traveling with kids to Nuwara Eliya?
Jetwing St. Andrew’s is a top 4.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good options for your family trip include Roselynn Mannor and Royal Cocoon. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Pedro Tea Factory.
What's the best place to stay for a couple visiting Nuwara Eliya?
Old English Colonial Bungalow is a favorite B&B for couples, and features premium bedding and fireplaces. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Royal Cocoon and The Hill Club.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Nuwara Eliya?
Whiteford Bungalow is a top B&B for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests.
What's the best place to stay close to Horton Plains National Park?
Spring view holiday bungalow is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It’s located 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from Horton Plains National Park. Another good choice is The Glenrock, located 4.7 mi (7.6 km) away.
What about the best place to stay near World's End Trail?
One of the top choices for your stay is Spring view holiday bungalow, located 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from World’s End Trail, and this 3-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Jetwing Warwick Gardens and Treehouse Chalets are a couple of other good options within the surrounding area.
What's the best high-end hotel in Nuwara Eliya?
Heritance Tea Factory is a 5-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay. Amaya Langdale Nuwara Eliya and The Firs are other upscale choices for your trip.
What's the best boutique hotel in Nuwara Eliya?
Amaya Langdale Nuwara Eliya is a favorite 4-star resort with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a restaurant and a bar. If you’re searching for a boutique hotel, you can also take a look at Unique Cottages.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Nuwara Eliya?
Nuwara Eliya Golf Club is a top 3-star hotel that has a golf course and features free breakfast. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Amaya Langdale Nuwara Eliya and The Hill Club. You can tee off at Nuwara Eliya Golf Club during your trip.
What are some hotels with pools in Nuwara Eliya?
Amaya Langdale Nuwara Eliya is a popular 4-star resort featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and a restaurant. Other choices that feature an onsite pool include Araliya Green Hills Hotel and The Blackpool Hotel.

Recent reviews of Nuwara Eliya hotels

More trip options