Would You Fancy Staying In A Tea Factory?

In the world, there is no holiday spot where you can stay in a transformed tea factory and take part in plucking your own tea? The Heritance Tea Factory provides this treat. Set at 2 kilometers above sea level, unforgettable views of the lush green organic plantations when the sun blends with the mist cane be seen. Guests can enjoy them as they consume tea on their terrace or at the delicious tea-themed restaurant.


This international class hotel is situated on the Upper Lake Road, 14km from Nuwara Eliya. The Tea Factory is close to the waterfalls, parks, botanical gardens and natural primeval forests. A train station is also about 21 kilometers away from the spot. The location gives guests the perfect opportunity to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities. The hotel’s rooms are contemporary and adorned with a tropical theme which flawlessly captures the ambiance of this area. The Heritance Tea Factory is excellent for travelers that want to have a scenic forest getaway.

The Rooms

The hotel has the best accommodation in Nuwara Eliya. It has 54 comfy rooms on four floors which were converted from withering lofts.

The full-length window which once helped control temperature for the drying leaves now ensures that the hotel rooms are inundated with natural light, at the same time, offering spectacular views of the tea plantations.

A key element in the rooms is wood. The doors, cupboards and shelves are still in their natural colors. Free bottles of water (Hethersett) come from a spring and is pure & natural. All rooms are also supplied with tea leaves from their own plantation. The furnishings are all locally made, from the prints displaying local villagers exchanging goods to the custom-made toiletries.

The fourth floor of this hotel is a non-smoking floor.

All the rooms are accessible to wheelchairs and they offer driver quarters when a guest already has their own driver. They also offer free Wi-Fi in all rooms, as well as 24-hr room service and laundry service.

Babies in the hotel can receive free cots and children can receive an extra bed on request.

Heritance Tea Factory Rooms

–> Superior rooms

Guests can enjoy marvelous views of the plantation or perhaps, the Randenigala Valley without leaving their rooms.

Superior Rooms are bigger and have a double impact since they provide more remarkable views of the surrounding tea-covered valleys and hills. They also have a DVD/CD player, with slippers and bathrobes. Guests can get some DVDs from the reception.

–> Executive floor

The rooms placed on the executive floor provide unparalleled views of the hills and valleys. The guests are well catered for, with the butler service and canapés as well as fresh strawberries with cream in their rooms. They also have a chance to pluck their own tea and take them home to remember the memorable holiday.

–> Junior Suite

The interconnected master bedroom with a separate single bedroom set on the executive floor offers breathtaking views of the plantations surrounding the hotel. All rooms have a 32-inch flat screen LCD TV and personal bathrooms.

The Food

Heritance Tea Factory Food

The buffets in the on-site main restaurant Kenmare gives guests an opportunity to enjoy a wide range of local Sri Lankan food and international dishes.

For something entirely different, the TCK 6685 restaurant offers guests the chance to eat in a transformed 1930s railway carriage and be served by attendants amid refined teak and brass. If guests want something lighter, the hotel’s Hethersett Bar provides a range of snacks and international wine, beers & spirits.

At Heritance Tea Factory, tea time is every time. The Goatfell Bar offers guests a place to relax their feet with a refreshing cuppa as they treat themselves to a wonderful high tea.

The Spa & Other Activities

The hotel’s own line of mixed pure massage oils with pure herbal cosmetics made in Sri Lanka are used in the on-site spa. They are crafted from the best natural ingredients.

The Diviyan Spa manages it, and the professional therapists are trained in Indonesia at a spa center. The spa ensures that guests have a soothing, rejuvenating, pleasurable and memorable experience.

The Misty Morning Spa provides a full range of services. Guests can choose from body treatments, massage therapies, facials and also nail care. They also have a selection of packages where
treatments are combined.

The spa has three treatment rooms, a Jacuzzi, and a small steam room. The water comes from the hotel’s mountain spring.

Guests who visit are asked to book well in advance and arrive 10 minutes early for their appointment and fill the consultation form. Guests who come for a massage may use the steam room with the Jacuzzi before the treatment or after.

Heritance Tea FActory Sctivities

As well as the live music entertainment in the Kenmare Restaurant nightly, the hotel has an assortment of theme nights which include oriental bands, piano music, magic shows and fun cultural shows.

Also, around the hotel, guests can trek and have the opportunity to pluck their own tea which they can also take home with them as they leave the hotel. The weather condition regulates some of these activities.

The Heritance Tea Factory also provides excursions because of its unique location. Whether you’re concerned with the picturesque beauty of botanical gardens, waterfalls, and landscape or the cultural attractions like the Sita Eliya Temple as well as Nuwara Eliya.


The hotel is a paradise on its own with an abundance of sights and activities for adventurous tourists.

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Sai Karthik Reddy Mekala

Karthik Reddy has been traveling around the world since completing his M.B.A in 2012. He is passionate about photography, trying out new food, meeting new people, experiencing different cultures and explore places solo.

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