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New Ranweli Spice Garden

No 31 Gannoruwa-Muruthalawa Rd | opposite the suspension bridge of peradeniya botanical garden. 800m towards north, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 387613
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New Ranweli Spice Garden is located in close proximity to Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden ( Walking distance from the suspension bridge of peradeniya botanical garden)
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good25%
  • Average30%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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No 31 Gannoruwa-Muruthalawa Rd | opposite the suspension bridge of peradeniya botanical garden. 800m towards north, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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+94 81 2 387613
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

It is advisable to email these guys beforehand and arrange a free pick up from kandy city. I Emailed them just to find out the entrance fee and learnt that the tour around the garden is free, plus they even picked me up from kandy...More

4  Thank Stefanie J
newranweli, Guest Relations Manager at New Ranweli Spice Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

while thanking you for your review would like to give the following message to our future clients. Directions to our spice garden is as follows. Find the suspension bridge of peradeniya botanical garden.( Suspension bridge is the second entrance of the peradeniya botanical gardens) Simply...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

We enjoyed the walk through the garden and the education on the plants and trees growing there. Did not particularly enjoy the time spent after the walk while our tour guide pitched all of the stuff they sell.More

3  Thank Becky M
newranweli, Front Office Manager at New Ranweli Spice Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Dear guest Thank you for your review. We encourage our future clients also to visit New Ranweli Spice Garden without a local host. directions to our spice garden is as follows. Find the suspension bridge of peradeniya botanical garden.( Suspension bridge is the second entrance...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Kandy only for one night and due to lack of time we wanted to visit a spice garden close to the city. We found this on google and decided to go there. We had 2 little children so a small spice garden was...More

4  Thank Tehreem M
newranweli, Guest Relations Manager at New Ranweli Spice Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Dear guest Thank you for your review. We encourage our future clients also to visit New Ranweli Spice Garden without a local host. directions to our spice garden is as follows. Find the suspension bridge of peradeniya botanical garden.( Suspension bridge is the second entrance...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

we visited two spice gardns before visiting this place. bothe were recommendedby our driver and both were just tourist traps.According to ourdriver they were bigger and better places than new ranweli.on our last daywe visited new ranweli on our own and could learn a lot...More

2  Thank DHONI_MILLER
newranweli, Guest Relations Manager at New Ranweli Spice Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Dear guest Thank you for your review. We encourage our future clients also to visit New Ranweli Spice Garden without a local host. directions to our spice garden is as follows. Find the suspension bridge of peradeniya botanical garden.( Suspension bridge is the second entrance...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The tour around the garden was free. But of course it was somewhat encouraged to visit the small shop - the encouragement was however very subtle. It was quite interesting to hear more about some of the spices from the local kitchen. And to learn...More

1  Thank Sabine A
newranweli, Guest Relations Manager at New Ranweli Spice Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Dear guest If you had visited our spice garden using public transport it wont even cost you LKR 50 from kandy. in your case it has cost you LKR 1500. So I would encourage those who hope to visit new ranweli spice garden to visit...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

It would be nice to wander the garden and learn about the spices. But this is a sales pitch to sell herbal remedies. These remedies can apparently cure everything and have no side effects. The guide kept wanting to tell us his CV. How clever...More

3  Thank Angleseateam
newranweli, Guest Relations Manager at New Ranweli Spice Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Dear sir or madam Cases have been reported where our guests have been taken to some other spice garden by some local hosts (guides,drivers etc) . Please check the previous reviews and try to get an idea as to what kind of a place New...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this month We took train from Colombo to Kandy and got down at previous station Peradeniya instead of Kandy since this is a small Tuk Tuk ride Excellent free 1 hour no rush tour by guide Asanka..who is very good with spices and...More

2  Thank Firoz N
jerum, Guest Relations Manager at New Ranweli Spice Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

I would encourage our future guests also to visit our spice garden without a driver or guide otherwise chances of you ending up in a tourist trap is high. Also make sure that there is a sign board that has the name New ranweli spice...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017

Saw a lot of spices as well as Coffee and Cocoa grown. The guide explained all the different bushes and trees growing there.Found it quite interesting and informative. At the end we were asked if we wanted to go to their shop. There was no...More

1  Thank Ashvin S
jerum, Guest Relations Manager at New Ranweli Spice Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We would like to give an important message to our future clients also. Please note that New ranweli spice garden is located near peradeniya botanical gardens ( Walking distance from the suspension bridge of peradeniya botanical garden) In...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Nothing special. Guided through the various spices etc. and then, not surprisingly, through into their shop. The items I looked at, seem similar to that Which could be bought in town for less.More

2  Thank 1954Barry
jerum, Guest Relations Manager at New Ranweli Spice Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Dear sir We believe you have visited some other spice garden and not new ranweli spice garden. Because we never let our products come first. In fact Ours is a small spice garden where education comes first. An important message to our future clients also....More

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Went to this place as it's near the hotel and based on the positive tripadvisor reviews. Well worth the visit and I concur good reviews and also with the management replies to some of the bad ones (perhaps reviewing the wrong place). Our driver had...More

2  Thank GrahamWSkelton
newranweli, Guest Relations Manager at New Ranweli Spice Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

while thanking you for your review would like to give the following message to our future clients. New ranweli spice garden is walking distance from the peradeniya royal botanical gardens. Directions to our spice garden is as follows. Find the suspension bridge of peradeniya botanical...More

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Joshua J
10 March 2017|
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Response from newranweli | Property representative |
New ranweli spice garden is walking distance from the botanical gardens. You can first visit the botanical garden and make a small detour to New ranweli spice garden. Suspension bridge is the second entrance or the exit of... More
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jerum
1 March 2017|
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Response from rbs02 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I agree that they don't sell hair remover , please go through my review , I have mentioned exactly what is there..
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newranweli
2 November 2016|
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Response from jerum | Property representative |
Dear sir No problem. We trying to educate the tourists that there are a lot of spice gardens and most of them are not listed on trip advisor. So they post their reviews on ours. We can solve it if the tourists can remember... More
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