Heritance Tea Factory, Nuwara Eliya
Where else in the world can you stay in a converted tea factory, pluck your own tea and take it home with you as a souvenir? Welcome to Heritance Tea Factory, "where the kettle is always on".
This unique hotel, which began life as tea factory in the days of the British Raj, offers 39 spacious rooms with large windows overlooking the Hethersett Plantation and the surrounding hills. The hotel is located about 45 minutes by road from the hill station of Nuwara Eliya
Superior Rooms (on which the World Discovery prices are based, below) have king size or twin neds, a digital safe, minibar, telephone with IDD, free WiFi, tea and coffeee-making facilities, TV with satellite and local channels, and a hairdryer. All rooms are ensuite.
Food is prepared with the best local ingredients and techniques, with no artificial flavours, fragrances, sauces or animal fats. The local 'Chena' cuisine, served at the Kenmare Restaurant, is well worth sampling.
The hotel has the excellent Misty Morning Spa, offering a complete range of services to pamper you; choose from massage therapies, body treatments, facials and nail care. There is also a selection of packages combining several treatments.