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Malithis lodge - Badulla - Bedroom
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9.4 Excellent (64 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Featuring garden views, Malithis lodge provides accommodation with a garden and a patio, around 5 km from Demodara Nine Arch Bridge. This bed and breakfast offers free private parking, room service and free WiFi. A à la carte breakfast is available every morning at the bed and breakfast. Malithis lodge offers a terrace. Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at the accommodation. Ella Spice Garden is 2.2 km from Malithis lodge, while Little Adam's Peak is 5 km away. The nearest airport is Mattala Rajapaksa International, 88 km from the bed and breakfast, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Very kind and generous hosts. Cozy and quiet room - in fact, there is only one room at the property so you can't be disturbed by other guests and other properties as well since they are located at some distance down the hill. Nice breakfast and really huge dinner at reasonable price.
Cons: The property is located quite remotely uphill with shops and restaurants reachable in 30-minute walk only. On the one hand, it does offer pleasant views and serenity. On the other hand, you have to climb all the way up from city center via constantly ascending Kitelella road and steep stairs afterwards (tuktuk lets you skip only the first part). For me it was really exhausting to get back to the property after intensive walks to Ella's landmarks in heated surroundings - but if you are okay with that, this property should be a great choice.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: - everything was perfect. It was our best accommodation during our 7week Sri Lankan trip - amazing tasty breakfast - breathtaking views of the mountains and sunrise - lovely helpful friendly family - comfy and silent night sleep - best scooter rental - best laundry service Honestly. Everything was really perfect and I wouldnt change a thing!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: yhis guesthouse its new, family 1 room+beaty terras guesthous! i take it this i liket waik up together birds ( without trinking neigbeurs==)). to ella centrum street tuk tuk 5 min.
Cons: now its new gest, i thinking next years coming quality road to geusthouse! now you need walk to road 300 m . yhis is nothing if you see this view to your terrass
10.0 Excellent
Pros: After a few weeks of hostels and sleepless nights I decided to treat myself to one night alone in the hills of Ella. The guesthouse is pretty high up (steep walk from the road) with a private front garden & stunning views. The room sleeps 1-3 people but perfect for solo travellers like myself or couples. The host welcomed me with a smile & prepared tea from the garden & snacks for my arrival. I opted for dinner and breakfast, both meals were a delicious feast! Malithis Lodge is a wonderful place if you need to recharge and escape the chaos.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The staff is really nice, they really take care of you and make best breakfast. Nice view!
Cons: You have to walk steps and few slopes to get there from the tuc tuc drop off which is a bit uncomfortable if you travel with a child.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: You have to stay here, they have PUPPIES! Ok now on a serious note: Great view (you can watch the sunrise literally from your bed), exceptionally nice family (always smiling, prepared us welcome drinks with a small snack and offered drinks in the afternoon, helped us figure out bus connections), delicious big breakfast, clean room (the blankets and pillows smelled very nice). The location will somewhat shorten your hike to Ella rock. We really enjoyed our stay and would not hesitate to pick the same spot next time.
Cons: Poor wifi connection. Blankets could be bigger and thicker,as it can get a bit cold at night.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was the most marvelous view of our holidays, we would love To stay more. The room is nice with a big bathroon all very clean. The home made breakfast is awesome. The family is very kind and makes you Feel like home.
Cons: Nothing
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The view was AMAZING here. Little homestay attached to family property. The family were very sweet and friendly. Arranging scooter hire for us was a massive help as your right up in the mountains. Different breakfast everyday and had dinner there after country was on lock down. Also had a pot of tea made for us after we got caught in a downpour (nice touch) They offer laundry service for an additional charge great help. Wish we could have stayed longer. Can't recommend enough would definitely go back there
Cons: Nothing really...
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Clean room and bathroom. Nice view. Good Sri Lankan breakfast.
Cons: The place is a bit up the hill so you get sweaty walking up to the house. The tuk-tuk drivers ask for 500rp to get you from center to the stairs from where you have to walk. If you haggle you can get a rids for 200rp - don't agree to 500, that is just too much. The owner doesn't speak English very well which made communication difficult.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The hosts are wonderful and the experience staying with a local.family priceless.
Cons: It was a hike to reach the homestay and I really had to negotiate with the tuk-tuk drivers to take me to the top.of the hill...... but that's part of the experience, so not so bad
Eden View Ella - Badulla - Building
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9.0 Excellent (303 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Offering a restaurant and free bikes, Eden View Ella is located in Ella. Free WiFi access is available in the public areas of the property. Each room will provide you with a seating area with sofa and work desk. Private bathroom comes with a shower. You can enjoy mountain view from the room. At Eden View Ella you will find a 24-hour front desk, a garden and barbecue facilities. Other facilities offered at the property include meeting facilities, shops (on site) and dry cleaning. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including cycling and hiking. The property offers free parking. The Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport is 78 km away.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: We had the room on the second floor with the most amazing view of Ella rock! The breakfast is really good, such a nice way to start the day. Would definitely recommend this place.
Cons: The Wi-Fi in all of Ella is pretty bad so make sure you expect that and don't get frustrated about it. That's how it should be in the beautiful jungle!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The view from my room was amazing! Looking directly at Ella Rock whilst eating breakfast in the morning was so peaceful and spectacular. Gajith and his wife were wonderful hosts. Gajith took me to Diyaluma Falls and when my flip flops broke, he insisted I wear his on our climb down whilst he went barefoot. He then stopped in the nearby town on our way back to Ella so that I could buy a new pair! So amazing!
Cons: The only small thing that could have been better was the pressure of the water in the shower.
5.8 Okay
Pros: Location walking distance from Ella train station around 15 mins. Off the Main Street so good access. Also on the way to little Adam peak so convenient
Cons: The property was not fully built. A few levels yet to be built. Inside was rough and ready but I guess for backpackers it may be ok. I think you can find better elsewhere but I can’t say how much the others would cost?
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Nice clean modern room with a comfortable bed. The owner was super nice and accommodating.
Cons: Maybe and extra toilet roll in the bathroom would be helpful. But overall nothing bad about this place.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: What a wonderful place. The room was clean, the hot water shower was wonderful. The view was incredible! Waking up to the view of the mountains was awesome!
Cons: I would have loved to have had some tea and coffee in the room! We weren't offered any tea or coffee either. I wanted to sit and drink a cup of tea on the balcony.
2.5 Mediocre
Pros: Affordable
Cons: We picked this property based off its reviews and for the view. Our room was on the first floor and was blocked by plants, no view. We booked a room with a balcony, when I asked the lady who checked us in about it she said they were full. We did not see a single other person there on our 2 night stay. There was hair on the walls in our bathroom upon checking in. It is close to town, but it’s a slippery and steep walk to the guest house and we would avoid walking down it when it was raining heavily. All the other guest houses we’ve stayed at the staff has been amazing and so accomodating! This staff was never around and not helpful. It is right across from the mosque so be prepared to be woken up at 5am every morning.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This property did not disappoint. Incredible view, and run by a lovely local family who accommodated all of our needs. Breakfast was also incredibly tasty. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Incredible place & incredible people. Did a cooking class which was absolutely fabulous & more than helpful with our transfers
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Nice view, really good Sri Lankan breakfast, simple but clean room with mosquito net. Location is near the main road, but not too noisy. Staff was really helpful organising our daytrips. Good value for money.
Cons: Although the staff made an effort to organise a guide and tuktuk, the communication was a bit hard and led to misunderstandings due to language difficulties.
White Arcadia - Badulla - Bedroom
3
9.1 Excellent (52 reviews)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The 2 beds in the room were very comfortable and they provided extra blankets too. Excellent and friendly customer service. Very helpful. They helped us to find us a scooter to travel and provided taxi to reach to white arcadia on 1st day. It's a very Clean and tidy room with a beautiful mountain view. I highly recommend this place.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The family were extremely friendly and attentive, making you feel very welcome. The room was a good size, with a comfortable bed. Really enjoyed our stay.
Cons: The property is a bit far out of Ella, to get a tuk tuk only costs 400rps each way but it’s an extra cost to consider. However the location is quiet and relaxing instead of the noisy centre of Ella.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The patio was overlooking a green valley with the occasional local walking by. Off the beaten track or actually on the beaten track rather than the road. A quite retreat from the busy Ella.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly host, trying to help us out with everything we wanted without being intrusive. The food was excellent and the quantity was more than we could manage. The place we liked too, away from all the party going on in Ella with the option to join the mainstream whenever we wanted.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Located in a nice area,we got our own apartment & we enjoyed our stay.also they arranged us the scooter for our 5 night stay for a cost of 8000.00lkr.beds are super comfy.also they provided wht we asked.any way I'm recommending this place to all...... Cheerup guys......
Cons: Need to improve with cleaning of the room
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The family was the sweetest, the room was super comfy and the food was simply amazing! I loved staying at White Arcadia and I highly recommend it!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very good and clean place.superb breakfast and dinner.i'm give rent scooter it's better for my ella trip..thank you
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It's a great stay, people are very friendly, we had a whole place to ourselves, a nice room with the signature mirror, beautiful view in front of the dining area outside the room, good food, good wifi connection, great value for money. Excellent!
Cons: It's really good even with the electricity cut
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Very Quiet place with nice view Service is excellent I Love to go there again Staff is very friendly Food is delicious and cheap, provide food what we requested , thank you Clean and calm Place in ella One Big room They arrange birthday cake for my husband , thank you very much
Cons: Parking facility need to improve for locals
Dunhinda Falls Inn - Badulla
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7.6 Good (19 reviews)
Overview
Dunhinda Falls Inn features a shared lounge and a garden in Badulla. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi. Private parking can be arranged at an extra charge. At the hotel each room includes a desk and a private bathroom. A continental breakfast is available daily at Dunhinda Falls Inn. Bandarawela is 28 km from the accommodation, while Ella is 20 km away. The nearest airport is Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, 106 km from Dunhinda Falls Inn.
River Side Hotel - Badulla - Bedroom
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7.8 Good (8 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at River Side Hotel in Badulla, you'll be within a 10-minute walk of Kataragama Devale and Muthiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
5.4 Okay
Pros: Friendly staff
Cons: Dirty sheets , smelly bathroom
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff Delicious food And the location
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Convenient location, pleasant and helpful staff attitude . Clean, comfortable room. Thank you
Weligama Holiday Inn - Badulla
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7.4 Good (56 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Weligama Holiday Inn in Badulla, you'll be a 4-minute walk from Muthiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya and 8 minutes by foot from Kataragama Devale. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services and laundry facilities. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
Overview Reviews
The Top Hill Side Resort features a shared lounge, garden and terrace in Badulla. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and a shared kitchen, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The accommodation offers evening entertainment and room service. Guests at the resort can enjoy an Asian breakfast. The Top Hill Side Resort offers a children's playground. Bike hire and car hire are available at the accommodation and the area is popular for hiking and cycling. Bandarawela is 31 km from The Top Hill Side Resort, while Ella is 23 km away. The nearest airport is Mattala Rajapaksa International, 108 km from the resort, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.
3.8 Mediocre
Pros: Very nice hosts, good breakfast, they really tried their hardest
Cons: Description of this place is very incorrect. No restaurant, no extras, no lockable rooms (including bathroom), very dirty, unusable kitchen, pretty far away from everything
10.0 Excellent
Pros: After long time we were bit apprehensive about the hotel standards in Badulla, but the experience we received was excellent. Especially, the manager, chef, and other staff made us feel home and highly recommended.
Cons: Nothing.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: We expected to have a bedroom and shared bathroom only, but we ended up staying in a small house all to ourselves! Nice bathroom, you have a living room and spacious bedroom. Breakfast is huge and you can chill on the sheltered roof.
Cons: The bed and pillows were too hard.
Capitalcity Hotel - Badulla - Building
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7.0 Good (37 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Badulla, Capitalcity hotel features a shared lounge and garden. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The accommodation provides a shuttle service, while a bicycle rental service is also available. At the hotel, each room is equipped with a desk, a TV and a private bathroom. Guests at Capitalcity hotel can enjoy a buffet breakfast. Bandarawela is 29 km from the accommodation, while Ella is 21 km away. The nearest airport is Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, 106 km from Capitalcity hotel.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Friendly service and meals are great
Cons: Nothing
6.3 Good
Pros: Close to train station
Cons: Booking was not registered, lucky they had free rooms. Personnel did not speak English.
7.9 Good
Pros: staffs
Cons: check in counter nobody tower not clean enough
7.0 Good
Pros: Typical srilankan breakfast and excellent Wifi.
6.7 Good
Pros: Clean and have parking
Cons: Poor Service. Had to pay extra due to online booking, but real price is less.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Location: Good Room: Very spacious Staff: Very kind and courteous
Cons: Rooms; * Toilets not complete, fittings are broken and are broken - Please attend to plumbing urgently! * No hot water !!!!! Please fix urgently for christsake! Badulla is central hills! * Pests inhibit room (cockroaches) - Strongly advise hotel to use pest control Restaurant; * Restaurant is unhygienic, they do not use hot containers to keep fresh food and are open to elements (Flys) * Restaurant also as a bad odor (toilet smell)
Overview
Badulla Grand Regency features a restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, a shared lounge and garden in Badulla. There is a terrace and guests can make use of free WiFi and free private parking. The units at the guest house come with a seating area. At Badulla Grand Regency all rooms come with a desk, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a à la carte breakfast. Staff at Badulla Grand Regency are available to provide information at the 24-hour front desk. Bandarawela is 28 km from the guest house, while Ella is 20 km away.
Overview
With a stay at mount view hotel in Badulla, you'll be a 3-minute walk from Muthiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya and 9 minutes by foot from Kataragama Devale. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk and an elevator. Free self parking is available onsite.
Rio Hotel & Resorts - Badulla - Building
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6.9 Good (19 reviews)
Overview Reviews
RIO Hotel & Resorts is offering accommodation in Badulla. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and a shared kitchen, along with free WiFi. The accommodation provides room service and a shared lounge for guests. A continental breakfast is available daily at the hotel. Bandarawela is 29 km from RIO Hotel & Resorts, while Ella is 21 km away. The nearest airport is Mattala Rajapaksa International, 106 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.
7.5 Good
Pros: We were not informed of the check out time. We informed the staff that we are going to the town for some work and will return to check out. After we come back the staff told us that the check out time is passed. When we inquired that,they said they forgot. They,cannot forgot need to update the guests with much response.
4.6 Okay
Pros: The location was good, well accessible to where we needed to go and the temple
Cons: Wasn’t very clean in general, dead flies at the entrance. Bathroom seemed not to be cleaned in a while. No bed sheets till we asked, 2 towels supplied for 3 guests. Owner had his own friends the night, talking very loudly, kind of inappropriate for a hotel owner! No receptionist able to serve, asking us always to wait for owner to arrive-should be trained to do the work! We were told the chef was out on holiday so we prepared our own alternatives for our meals.
4.6 Okay
Pros: The staff was friendly.
Cons: The rooms and bathrooms were not clean and had cockroaches, mosquitoes and insects in all of them. The water was not running properly and some bed sheets were not clean. No dustbins in any rooms and there are ground garden lights fixed in unsafe places on the floor. I tripped over them a few times.
7.5 Good
Pros: The staff were helpful, especially at 4.30 am to get a tuk tuk!
Cons: The room was very tired and smelt a bit. The TV and WiFi did not work. Not all the lights worked.
5.0 Okay
Cons: The Rio Hotel & Resorts Expirience was very bad.It was too expensive with low customer sevice.Bed was not cleaned & room was full of mosquitos.There was not hot water in the washroom.And also at the breakfirst ,just owner made very simple simple one.It was not enough with the hotel charges.And when we checked out he asked to pay more talking about additional food charges.Never recommend this kind of hotels to stay.
The Grand Heritage - Badulla - Building
19
6.8 Good (8 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at The Grand Heritage in Badulla, you'll be within a 15-minute walk of St Mark’s Church and Kataragama Devale. Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
7.1 Good
Pros: Location and staff
Cons: Bathrooms are not cleaned. Hot water wasn't good. Carpet in obe room was wet
2.5 Mediocre
Pros: Nothing
Cons: First arrived at the hotel, we were asked to come back after 2 hours by the rude security guards due a wedding some ceremony at the hotel. Rude hotel staff at check in, No help to show where should park our vehicle. All hotels in Srilanka provide basic accommodation for the car driver but this hotel made us to pay for a room for the driver. No bar and ALHACOLE not available.
6.3 Good
Pros: Staff was really good and responsive
Cons: Bed sheets are bit old and sort of uncomfortabe
7.1 Good
Pros: The food was very good and staff were very helpful. The rooms are quite good for a hotel of this standard and the location is very convenient
Cons: When there are weddings at the banquet hall the parking is full and we had a difficult time trying to park. Therefore the hotel should give priority parking towards their guests.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff is very good and helpfull
5.8 Okay
Pros: Staff very gentle and available
Cons: A little old furniture and not properly clean sheet and towels
Hotel Sanasta - Badulla - Building
20
2.4 Mediocre (1 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Hotel Sanasta in Badulla, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Muthiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya and Kataragama Devale. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.