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Chill Ville, View Point Hotel - Ella - Building
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9.4 Excellent (580 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located 800 metres from Demodara Nine Arch Bridge in Ella, CHILL VILLE, VIEW POINT HOTEL features free WiFi access and free private parking. The resort has an outdoor pool and sun terrace, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant or a drink at the bar. Some rooms include a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Enjoy a cup of tea while looking out at the mountain or garden. The rooms are equipped with a private bathroom equipped with a shower. Extras include free toiletries and a hairdryer. You will find luggage storage space at the property. Little Adam's Peak is 1 km from CHILL VILLE, VIEW POINT HOTEL, while Ella Rock is 1.7 km away.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Well looked after. Thank you.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely place to stay with great views. Very helpful staff. Would definitely recommend Chill Ville and a trip to their sister cafe in Ella, Cafe Chill.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic view. Very friendly and welcoming staff. Clean, spacious room and bathroom. Good sense of minimalist decor. Nice large balcony and view with privacy.
Cons: The curtains didn't fully cover the front glass doors which made the privacy an issue The front door was difficult to close and kept jamming against the floor No room or bathroom slippers
7.1 Good
Pros: Great breakfast, amazing view and very friendly staff! Great style but ready for some updating, specially for this price.
Cons: The room was filled with mots in the evening, this was stressfull right before sleeping. Also a lot of ants inside the room. Towels and bedlinen not the cleanest. The hotel is building an extra yoga space next to the pool where we had breakfast, this caused a lot of noise.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Absolutely stunning views from the pool and the room, staff are super attentive and friendly, breakfast is huge and delicious! The whole place is beautiful. We had only booked one night but stayed one more as we couldn’t bring ourselves to leave! They also found us an excellent guide/tuktuk driver called Dilshan who took us to Little Adam’s Peak and Nine Arches Bridge.
Cons: It’s quite far from town, which is nice in one way but means you can’t just pop in for a drink, it’s a 15 min/600r tuktuk drive. They’re building a bar area next to the pool, which will be beautiful when it’s done but for now means there is a bit of noise when you’re sunbathing! Still would highly recommend.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The property had amazing views, great pool and excellent bedrooms (they also upgraded us complimentary). The staff were unbelievably helpful, they went above and beyond. We had dinner there for two nights and both times was delicious! The breakfasts were also wonderful, and they provided a packed breakfast when we hiked ella rock at sunrise.
Cons: The only complaint was that there was some construction going on - this barely impacted our stay though and was very minimal!
7.9 Good
Pros: Staff very friendly attentive and helpful- excellent. View from the villa... Amazing Private location allows you to sit in bed with the curtains open and enjoy the view. After you've retired from the veranda of course. We enjoyed playing cards sipping a drink and admiring the view The villas are all angled to give privacy. The view of the mountains changes hourly. From sun, to clouds whipping off the tops. Occasionally a thunder storm to light up the valley. Each change brings a new vista to behold.
Cons: Building work going on until apx December 2019 prevents use of the infinity pool. It was open. But builders and noise right at the side of it so a no go for us. This will be a new restaurant. Which is needed. The existing restaurant lacks atmosphere. Breakfast was also served in the same area. The building work continues at breakfast. My half of the bed mattress was uncomfortable. 2 singles mattress used to make up the bed.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The best continental breakfast we ate in whole Sri Lanka. No loud music, no distractions, just beautiful view of the valley and a few squirrels :) We loved to spend time at our porch, now I'm kind of sad to live in an apartment building, in a huge city :(
Cons: A little out of the Ella City, not easy to go if you don't hire a tuktuk or have a car. But if you're seeking for a calmness and serenity, this is the right place.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was special
Cons: Too many bees around that place
7.1 Good
Pros: Location and staff were amazing and went out their way to help
Cons: Family room had no privacy for four people to stay in; there were ants everywhere-including on the beds (totally understand I was in Sri Lanka) The parking space was an absolute nightmare to get to; a very steep hill, the poor staff had to physically push our Hiace van up!
Ella Dream Catcher Resort - Ella - Building
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9.4 Excellent (179 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Ella, Ella Dream Catcher Resort is within a 15-minute drive of Nine Arches Bridge and Little Adam's Peak. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The breakfast was amazing. The place is located 500 meters from Kital Ella Railway Station. From here you can walk to Daban waterfall and start tracking to Ella rock without transportation. If you wish to go to the city it will take 15 minutes drive.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved our night stay here, wish we could of stayed another night. The owner Venura & staff member Sassi were so lovely. Venura even came & picked us up from town after we had dinner so we didn’t have to get tuk tuk. The rooms are lovely & tidy & seem relatively new. The bathroom was clean & New & hot water shower. The breakfast was amazing, could have fed an army. Waking up to the view over Valley in the morning was beautiful. We highly recommend staying here at Ella Dream Catcher
9.6 Excellent
Cons: Nice place to stay. Delicious foods. Really enjoyed the holiday. Highly recommended.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: It's quiet, not very far from Ella town. Road is bit tricky but it's common in the area. Owner Venura is very nice guy. Breakfast is really good, tastfull and easy. I liked the spot very much with the train tracks rounding the mountain top, which can be viewed from the balcony..
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location is excellent. Clean and spacious rooms. Very good service.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Superfriendly, perfect Service, the host drove us to the city several Times without charging anything. The food was very very good. In total we had 2 perfect days.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The room was super clean and big with a balcony and a really nice view! Its possible to see the famous train (Nuwara Eliya to Ella). Bed was big and comfy. Bathroom was bigger than in our previous accomodation. The staff was amazing, always helped us with everything we needed, provided a free transport to Ella bus station or made the tea for free. Breakfast was super huge and amazing! Not just sri lankan breakfast but also the western version. It was made really fast, when we sit we had the breakfast immediately. I must recommend this accomodation!
Cons: The location is in the mountains a bit so you have to take tuk tuk (or car or whatever) when you want to go somewhere (especially to Ella city center). But we hired the bike in this accomodation which was absolutely ok and cheap so it was no problem for us.
6.7 Good
Pros: Good host, nice food and room with a balcony
Cons: Not much of a good view, too much of bee's
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Manager Venura and the staff made our experience really special in Sri Lanka. They are the kindest people we met, very attentive and helpful. Chef cooks much better than other fancy restaurant in the town, authentic Lankan food, and great hospitality. The location was really close to Ella Rock and the views were majestic. Thank you for having us there. This place is a gem for travellers.
Cons: Nothing. Everything was great!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Have good room for families with kids Spacious room Good shower Big tasty Sri Lankan breakfast Great views
Overview Reviews
Featuring a garden and free WiFi, Arana Sri Lanka Eco Lodge and Yoga Center is situated in Ella, 3 km from Demodara Nine Arch Bridge. The property is around 1.1 km from Ella Spice Garden and 2.9 km from Ella Rock. The hotel offers mountain views and a terrace. Yoga classes are available at an additional charge. Guest rooms in the hotel are fitted with a kettle. Every room is equipped with a private bathroom and a shower, while some rooms include a balcony. At Arana Sri Lanka Yoga Center, each room has a seating area. A continental breakfast can be enjoyed at the property. Guests can dine in the on-site restaurant, which serves a variety of European dishes. Speaking German, English, Spanish and Hindi at the reception, staff are ready to help around the clock. Little Adam's Peak is 3.1 km from the accommodation.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: We had a great stay at the lodge. The people were very friendly and helpful. We got a big family room for just the two of us. The beds were cozy and comfortable. You are in the middle of the forest and can enjoy nature. We had a wonderful yoga lesson and enjoyed dinner two times there.
Cons: The trip they arranged was very nice but the driver didn’t speak English well, so that he couldn’t answer our questions.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Wonderful place with the nature around you at its best. Lovely host and very good service. Definitely will come back to stay for longer.
Cons: Like all of it
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The calm and peacefull surroundings. It's just like you're in the middle of the jungle, including the animals. Only a short walk to the centre of Ella. The people who work here are very nice and helpfull. We even extended our time here!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Exceptional welcome and attentiveness from staff. Beautiful breakfast, offering a mix of Western and local cuisine. Great coffee and snacks available throughout the day. Easy tuk tuk ride to town with a driver always on hand. Took two yoga classes which were well catered to each person's level. Despite being deep in nature the rooms were well protected from mosquitos and local wildlife.
Cons: Really great!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: As soon as we arrived at Arana we felt immediately relaxed. Our room felt like a luxurious tree house overlooking the jungle, which included a spacious deck with beanbags and chairs where we could chill and watch squirrels hop throughout the trees. Arana offered a variety of activities that were held on site, and also offered tours of the local area that could be arranged by staff. During our stay we did a cooking and yoga class, both of which were fantastic! We also loved the choice of Sri Lankan breakfast options, they were so delicious!
9.0 Excellent
Pros: I loved staying at this place! My room was lovely finished, well equipped and very clean! The stuff was friendly and helpful and the breakfast was just awesome! I would definitely stay there again! It’s just a 15 minute walk to the main street if you don’t want to take a tuktuk! You must be aware that the Lodge is in the middle of nature and that you have to manage some steps to reach it!
Cons: Everything was fine! :-)
7.9 Good
Pros: The location is a little bit out of town and set into the mountains. It was amazing to wake up to that scenery. It was also great to explore around that area on the way to Ella Rock. The staff were super helpful.
Cons: It is a little bit out of the way so you have to walk on the main road in the dark when going out for dinner at night - i would recommend getting a tuk tuk. There was building works going on at the time which hindered my stay a little bit and I really felt that I could have found somewhere in the same spot, just as beautiful for a lot smaller budget
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Our room had the most breathtaking views! Whilst not far from the main town of Ella, this feels like you're immersed in the jungle. We really enjoyed the cookery lesson and all the staff were really helpful and made great suggestions for things to do in and around Ella. We loved spotting wildlife around the hotel.
Cons: I noticed quite a few mosquitoes (as you might expect in this kind of climate), although staff were burning citronella in the restaurant. We were disappointed that there was no yoga during our stay - it would have been good to have been told this in advance.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff, nice atmosphere, helped us to go to a really nice waterfall, nice rooms
Cons: Bit noisy from the road
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The place is just a paradise. In the middle of jungles, surrounded by trees, mountains, small animals and singing birds. There are few stown steps down the hill to get to the lodge and find yourself in an oasis of pure nature. The owner and the staff are extremely helpful and welcome, from the very first moment it felt I was treated as a friend rather than a paying guest. The place is a little out of the city center, 15 minutes walking, but you cannot get such surroundings in the middle of town. And it is conveniently located for hiking to Little Adam’s Peak, Ravana Waterfall and Cave. The room is cosy, clean and tasteful, with a big double bed ( with mosquito net ) and resting area. Bathroom is also clean and with the toiletries provided. The room has an entrance to the big wooden terrace with mountain view that is perfect for having a cup of hot coffee / chocolate in the morning or a rest in the afternoon after visiting some sightseeings in Ella. The food is amazing with both vegetarian and vegan options. There are many varieties of breakfast, Sri Lankan and western. Highly recommend to go for pancakes with coconut and honey for breakfast, and pumpkin or/and deep fried eggplant curry for dinner. A big advantage is a possibility to book the tour to visit different places in Ella, or to take some cooking or yoga classes with flexible hours that adjusted to guests schedule. Overall, that was a perfect stay, one of the best I had in Asia, and 100% recommend it!
Cons: Nothing
Mount shadows - Ella - Bedroom
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9.4 Excellent (67 reviews)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly hostess, helped us in everything, delicious breakfasts. Amazing view from the room.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful view. City is a 10 minutes walk over de railway track away.
Cons: Location is wrong on Google maps.
7.9 Good
Pros: Beautiful view Run by a friendly family Lovely breakfast A easy 10 min walk from town or the hosts can book a tuk tuk for you Modern Comfy bed
Cons: The power cut off quite a few times . When we enquired after it had been off for 2 hours we were informed it is off for 2 hours everyday ( it lasted longer than 2 hours ) It would be good to include that information during booking as it is quite an inconvenience being in the late afternoon / evening we would not have booked if we knew this. There is some other building going on on the property which is noisy , we were already up and ready to head out each day when it started so it didn’t effect us, but may not suit others.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: We had an excellent stay at Mount Shadows. The host was so kind and she made the best breakfast we had in Sri Lanka! A mix of western x sri lankian with every morning different food (we stayed 4 nights). The breakfast was delivered on your terrace! The view of the room and terrace was absolutely amazing. You could see a piece of the railway, the Ella’s rock and little Adams peak! The room looked nice and neat like the photos.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The view of the room overlooking Kithalella with all the mountains was breathtaking and you can see the trains passing while having breakfast. Also, it’s minutes away from all the spots to visit in Ella and walking minutes away from Nine Arch Bridge. Also, we were struggling with how to move and find a tuktuk up until the property manager offered to give us a ride whenever needed with his tuktuk :)
Cons: The property is only single room and feels a little bit deserted even though they’re other popular guesthouses right at the end of the road, but late at night, it gets a bit scary and feels a bit unsafe.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Amazing view from balcony and best breakfast in Sri Lanka.
Cons: The bungalow was a bit moist. I think they should put an ac inside
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Really good breakfast, very friendly host, clean place and an amazing view.
Cons: The shower needs repair but manageable.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The view from the room on the mountains is amazing! the breakfast is simple but good and typical homemade from Sri Lanka. Good location for : Ella rock, nine arches bridge The owner and his wife are extremely nice. I highly recommend this place !
Cons: The way to go to the room is muddy when it’s raining. Quickly forget by all the positive points
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The owner was extremely kind and helpful! He prepared a packed breakfast for us on the day we went for a day trip and had to leave before sunrise. Amazing view and good large breakfast! Quiet haven, away from town but only 10 minutes walk to town.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Arriving almost in the jungle above the train line with a nice view. The host is fantastic, helpful and always smiling. Welcome juice is delicious. Privacy and romantic is guaranteed - for now - its just one room.
Pearl View Guesthouse - Ella - Building
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9.1 Excellent (344 reviews)
9.2 Excellent
Pros: So nice and kind family ♥️ the greatest view in Ella for sure.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly owners. The place was clean. No AC but has mosquito nets above bed. Be aware there are slats of wood that is open to the outside. Warm water in shower. Great view with their morning tea.
Cons: Didn't clearly know how high the guesthouse is on the mountain. Only can take a tuk tuk up all the way which is a very bumpy ride. Or the tuk tuk can drop you off at bottom of stairs and you have to climb up. A bit steep. If you are in good condition then not a problem. Just be aware.
7.5 Good
Pros: For one day great.
6.7 Good
Cons: Far from the mainroad. Long climb uphill. Damp beds/linnen.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Great local cuisine served by the family. Delicious cinnamon tea. Very nice view. Calm, suitable for families.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Quite location, nice and willing personal
5.4 Okay
Pros: Good for backpackers.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Pearl view is immerged in the forest: it’s an amazing peaceful environment. The hosts were extremely kind and thanks to their hospitality we felt at home!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly and generous host family. Incredible view from our balcony. Delicious breakfast and the best mint tea and cinnamon tea from their garden
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Their kindness is infinite and treated me as part of their family. Breakfast with the sun rising and the views was something unbelievable.
Cons: There is a room with no mosquito net. Make sure you ask them a room with a mosquito net.
Senasuma Homestay - Ella - Building
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9.1 Excellent (323 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Senasuma Homestay in Ella, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Kinellan Tea Factory and Nine Arches Bridge. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very kind hosts
7.9 Good
Pros: The family is helpful and the breakfast was very good. Room is functional and clean.
Cons: Too much light coming in from the windows
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This was my nicest stay in Sri Lanka. The bed was luscious, the shower was nice and warm, and the view from the balcony was lovely.
Cons: It didn’t bother me, but be aware that the guesthouse is up a big hill. That’s how you get the views!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great place to stay in Ella. Room was sufficient and comfortable. Located in a quiet street but very central still.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room is big and very clean, there are many facilities, location on the heart of ella, staff is very friendly and kind if anyone will go to ella i will highly recommend to stay on Senasuma homestay
Cons: Nothing
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Great location. Fantastic views.
Cons: Steep hill up to the guest house
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hosts were lovely and very obliging. Breakfast was great. The balcony was good to sit on with a lovely view. The view from the room was also very good.The location is very central to everywhere in Ella.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Big spacious room with large comfy bed. Bathroom was big and clean and staff was so nice to us. Breakfast was absolutely delicious. Its located few mins from the centre by walking.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Great location, friendly and helpful staff. Bed was very comfortable. Beautiful views.
Cons: The bathroom had a very bad smell and as much as the owner tried to clean it and spray airfreshner it didn't disappear. Almost like a sewage smell. We kept the bathroom door locked and that seemed to keep it from the bedroom.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Clean room with fridge and a nice shower. Comfy bed. We had breakfast one time, that was good. The other days we left before 6:30 am, so to early for breakfast. Great location, walking distance to the main street and train station.
Cons: The room wasn't cleaned or clean towels during our stay (3 nights).
Littleadems View - Ella - Bedroom
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9.2 Excellent (106 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Set 2 km from Demodara Nine Arch Bridge, Littleadems View offers accommodation with a restaurant, a garden and a 24-hour front desk for your convenience. Both WiFi and private parking are accessible at the bed and breakfast free of charge. There is a fully equipped private bathroom with shower and free toiletries. Guests at Littleadems View can enjoy a continental or a à la carte breakfast. The accommodation offers a terrace. Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at Littleadems View, while hiking can be enjoyed nearby. Ella Spice Garden is 1.2 km from the bed and breakfast, while Little Adam's Peak is 2.1 km from the property.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: We enjoyed our stay in Ella. Especially the spacious veranda was great. Our hosts were very friendly and provided us with everything we needed. The breakfast was huge and delicious.
Cons: There were some ants in the room. No problem if you don‘t keep food in the room. Barking dogs during the night were a bit annoying.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice and clean room. Very friendly host. A big and delicious breakfast. Very close to Little Adam's peak and bridge. Reccomended!
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely place to stay with a nice private balcony to relax on. Comfortable and clean accommodation. The hosts were helpful and friendly and made us a very nice breakfast. The location was perfect too, nice and close to the main town but in a quiet area.
Cons: Slight smell of damp in the room.
6.7 Good
Pros: Tasty breakfast and nice veranda. The owners are friendly but not as helpfull as we experienced at other places. Maybe because they are a bit shy. Accidently I broke the toiletseat and they did not make a problem of it.
Cons: We did not like the bathroom and shower at all. The bedsheet was to small (there are fleece blankets though). Room is small but you can sit outside. Location is beautiful but it is a tough walk to the centre.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful spacious room, with very friendly and helpful owners.
Cons: Road back at night time wasn’t very well lit.
7.1 Good
Pros: Owner is nice, breakfast wonderfully rich. Calm surroundings with a lot of birds, bananas trees just in front of porch.
Cons: No hot water even during sunny days - we were told owner has solar heating system for the water - it did not work obviously :( The smell in room was somewhat moldy
7.9 Good
Pros: Hostfamily is very nice Breakfast was great Children were very polite Five minutes to city centre Easy laundry service Wifi worked properly
Cons: View completely blocked by banana trees Room is damp, because water in the shower stays on the floor (between super-fancy rocks) You have to open the windows frequently, otherwise it gets too wet and hot In the night stray dogs bark on the terrace, so you have to keep the windows closed - which makes the nights hot and loud Water was always cold ~Family was super nice, but you have to handle the noise in the night and the wet room
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Really nice accommodation, quiet location with nice view, though close enough to the city center. Nice owner. Exceptionally clean bathroom compared to what we encountered in Sri Lanka.
7.5 Good
Pros: Good location for little Adams peak. Also for people that want to be away from the busyness and noise of the center. Only 10’min walk from the center. Nice breakfast. Each rooms have their own terrace. Friendly staff.
Cons: A lot of humidity in the room. The smell was strong. Surrounded by dogs that yelled in the night. No hot water in the shower...
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Hosts - They couldn't do enough for us. Breakfast was great - timings were flexible and we even got a pack up on our last day for our early train journey. Great location, far enough from town to be away from the noise but close enough to be an easy walk in and out. (15 minutes walk from station) Safe location.
Cons: Nothing
Ella Aura Breeze - Ella - Building
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9.2 Excellent (73 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Ella Aura Breeze in Ella, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Kinellan Tea Factory and Nine Arches Bridge. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, laundry facilities, and an elevator. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Great view and restaurant just a couple of doors down. The host Arun was fantastic and made the stay a wonderful experience for my wife and I. Thanks for all
Cons: Nothing, All was great
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean and comfortable room .good view. Staff very friendly and helpful. delicious breakfast and dinner. We book this place only one night but we staying two more night.... We really enjoying and highly recommend this place......
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Arun and Anbu were both friendly and extremely helpful. We stayed for 03 nights and for the last day, we requested for string hoppers for breakfast and he gladly obliged with no extra cost. They were quick to help us when the water was too hot in the shower and made our stay extremely pleasant.
3.8 Mediocre
Pros: Nothing more important (not the bed, not the breakfast, not the hospitality) than feeling safe and comfortable in the place you reserved... and this was missing!
Cons: ⛔!!! Pleaseeeeee Be Careful from this host! He stole from our belongings !!!!!⛔ ⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️ Usually if i didn't like my booking.. i put 2 or 3 stars and leave.. but for Aura Breeze i couldn't!. 1) He stole my
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Our host was simply amazing. Not just that he drove us 2 times for free into the city, he also took care about our friends, who needed a drive to the national park. Our friend Kiki wants us to mention the wonderful and soft wool blanket. And I need to be very honest: the rooms are clean and very coozzy. We are traveling with a princes, who loves animals, so she was amazed by the dog babies and by the monkeys during the day. In total this place is super good, if you want to be in the nature, but also very close to Ella City. We can simply support your decision, if you want to book Aurora Breeze Ella.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The property is up in the mountains which I was worried about but the sound of the birds and the fresh, clean mountain air is beautiful & it is only 400 rupees tuk tuk to the town of Ella. A friendly local gave me a lift for free one day The hosts Aruna & Chathuri are lovely and made sure I had wifi and everything I needed The breakfast was big and fresh and the room I had was a good size with a nice bathroom and hot water I had a room facing the rd but off to the right on the balcony I could see the mountains and sunrise
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Comfortable bed and clean room . this hotel little bit out of busy city. We were very happy.the staff was always cordial and friendly.we were happy for three days.the look of our room is very beautiful.Each room shows a blue mountain range.Facing the blue hills.It consists of comfortable rooms and bathrooms.It can be named as a lovely place to pay for.Recreations is a great place to relax.certiainly was a recommended place.if I ever go back to Ella this is where i'd want to stay again.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Yes,its comfortable as we hope.we really enjoyed the days we spent there.bedroom and bed were clean and comfortable.bathroom also clean and with hot water . Its not far from the Ella .and we could rent a taxy for small amount Its very close to ella rock and its easy travel there ..owner also flexible enough to made our stay comfy.breakfast and dinner also super and delicious. Recommend this place to stay calm and quietly ..
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Good view and delicious breakfast . clean and comfortable bed. Staff very friendly and helpful.i highly recommend this place.......
Cons: Nothing
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Amazing view from the room we got. Very good breakfast!!! Host offers taxi service to all touristic destinations at a fair price. That was really convenient for us as we had to leave for Galle during national holiday where drivers generally take the day off.
Cons: Shower pressure was very low. Room can get really hot at night. Need to keep the door or window open
The Secret Ella - Ella - Building
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9.2 Excellent (69 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at The Secret Ella in Passara, you'll be 11.3 mi (18.1 km) from Muthiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya and 11.8 mi (18.9 km) from Kataragama Devale. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a safe deposit box at the front desk.
6.7 Good
Pros: Staff is very accommodating
Cons: Not really a value for money.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The view is really amazing. The food is also really nice, and compared to the places down at the main street it's more or less equally priced, that surprised us in a good way.
Cons: The staff is very nice and extremely polite, but could be a bit more confident and relaxed. Maybe the place is a bit overpriced compared to other places we stayed in Sri Lanka.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: clean with excellent staff
Cons: the facilities were in the sister hotel down the road. No AC.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Very nice hotel with amazing views. The room was great and had everything we needed. The staff is super friendly and willing to help. We recommend this place.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Delightful staff. They were very accommodating and provided us with a wonderful breakfast, with a large choice of options. Rooms were clean and quiet. Bathrooms were very spacious and very clean.
Cons: Everything about our stay was perfect. The road leading to the hotel is a little broken and quite narrow, but isn't an issue for most vehicles.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: - Exceptional concept - sensitive combination of architecture and nature - Truly excellent manager - Customer oriented staff - Delicious Food (both Srí Lankan and Western) - Infinite pool
Cons: - WiFi only works around reception - The place is “hidden gem”, it is not easy to find it ať the first time
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The comfortable wooden chalets have a wonderful pine scent, and amazing views! The staff is very kind, and they provide an extensive breakfast with great pancakes! Highly recommended!
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The staff is amazing, helping with every little thing. The views is exactly what we looked for, you can see any interest point in Ella from it. The infinity pool has the perfect view. We were upgraded due to off season so we got a very nice room, big and comfortable!
Cons: During the night there is a lot of noise of animals from the outside, personally I couldn’t fall asleep easily though my husband didn’t mind it at all. We got a couple of lizards in our room that made an annoying noise as well. But this is something to take in consideration when you travel to Sri Lanka, these animals and insects are everywhere and it’s hard to avoid them.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Staff extremely attentative and helpful.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The view, the staff, the cabin and restaurant
Rawana Den - Ella - Building
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8.9 Excellent (502 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Ella, 2.6 km from Demodara Nine Arch Bridge, Rawana Den provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. The property is around 300 metres from Ella Spice Garden, 2.6 km from Little Adam's Peak and 3.5 km from Ella Rock. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi. With a private bathroom equipped with a shower and a hairdryer, rooms at the hotel also provide guests with a river view. At Rawana Den every room is fitted with a seating area. A continental breakfast is available daily at the accommodation. Bike hire and car hire are available at Rawana Den and the area is popular for hiking and cycling. The nearest airport is Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, 86 km from the hotel.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The people are really friendly and they are very willing to do everything for you. The manager speaks good English and they are very kind in everything. The location and the view are outstanding and beautiful. We stayed in a luxury room and had a great balcony from which you could see Ella Rock. It’s also a great place to do your laundry.
Cons: There was no fridge in the room. We brought a stroller and the road to the location is very steep so not really ideal with a baby because after the steep road you still have to walk some stairs.
7.9 Good
Pros: The personnel was very friendly, had great advice on what to do in the Ella area, and when to do it. Also the breakfast was prepared with love, which showed. The best thing about this place was the view, very nice!!
Cons: The windows in the room had air filters in it. While this is nice for fresh air, this did not hold any noise outside. With a lot of barking dogs, temples starting their prayers around 04:30 and cafes in the surroundings, this disrupted our nights.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: After the way up to this guest house, you’ll meet wonderful and kind people who will help you with anything you need. We had a simple but nice and comfortable room by the garden. Breakfast was huge and delicious. Just get ready to climb up the street to get there but it’s nothing. You are less than 5’ walk from the main road and all shops and restaurants.
Cons: Nothing
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Very near the Main Street in Ella, right off chill bar which was handy. Staff were really friendly and helped with our luggage up the (very) steep hill.
Cons: Shower had no basin and splatters all over the floor, takes a really long time to dry out. Couldn’t flush toilet paper.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The accommodation is very clean. The bed was very big and comfortable. In the morning the friendly staff serves a nice breakfast.
6.7 Good
Pros: Very basic though clean room with an amazing view from the terrace. Quite a good location: near the main road with all the restaurants, bars, shops, etc. Worth its money
Cons: The last 300m to the hotel is very steep climb, our car didn't manage to get there even. The breakfast was not that tasty
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Sipping coffee in the morning with an unobstructed view of ella rock
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Room size, wifi and breakfast were all really good
Cons: It was a steep walk to the property but the view was worth it
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Very clean rooms and an amazing view. Could leave the bags with the manager when we went hiking on our last day.
Cons: There are construction works going on so enjoying the view in silence was wishfull thinking. Really a dissapointment. Also: on the door in the bathroom was mentioned that they would clean at least once a day: we stayed two nights but the bins were never cleaned.
7.5 Good
Pros: Good bed, central location. Spacious room, nice terrace! Breakfast good!
Cons: Very steep way up; maybe not suitable for elderly. No cleaning of room in 3 days; bathroom would have been nice. They’re constructing lots of buildings in the surrounding. Buddhist temple very loud but that’s not their fault : bring ear plugs!
Ella Ridge View - Ella - Bedroom
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8.9 Excellent (483 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Ella, Ella Ridge View Holiday Inn is within a 5-minute drive of Kinellan Tea Factory and Nine Arches Bridge. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, laundry facilities, and an elevator.
7.9 Good
Pros: Great location. The breakfast was fantastic .
Cons: Water pressure was very very low.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Nice and clean room. Great view on Ella Rock! Good breakfast and the owner is helpful :)
Cons: One part of the shower didn't work
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic location, really beautiful, quite and relaxing but also really short walk on to the Main Street. Loved my time at this hotel, the couple that run it could not have been more helpful. Thank you for a lovely stay
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Ella Ridge View is located away from the hustle of the main streets and the rooms have breathtaking views on the Ella Rock. It's a nice 20 mins walk through a residential area or 5 mins in a tuck-tuck from the main streets. There's no common area, just the rooms but each with a little balcony where you will get your breakfast and 2 super comfy beanie bags to chill on while admiring the views. The family that runs it is very nice and helpful! They have 2 children so our little one was able to play with them which was an added bonus for us :)
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful view. 7 min walk from the center but still isolate and quite. Nice owner
Cons: Low water pressure in the shower . The shower a little dirty. But i will return to this place
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Very nice view on Ella Rock and Ella Gap! Lovely breakfast on our balcony with the stunning view. The room was big, had everything we needed and was clean. The host did everything he could to help us. The rooms are located close to the nine arch bridge and Little Adam's Peak.
Cons: It's a little far from the main street with restaurants and bars. You can take a tuktuk to the centre but it costs 300 rupies one way.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic view of Little Adam's Peak and Ella Rock. The breakfast was home cooked and absolutely fantastic. Great start for a day of hiking in the area. The staff is super friendly and helpful. We had a great time here.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Nice and caring owners, very nice and comfortable cabin with great mountain view right out of the bed and a super tasty breakfast on the own terrace. Well located for hiking to little Adam's peak.
Cons: Shower either icecold or superhot
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice family owned cottages, amazing view, very friendly owners. Breakfast was great. Would definitely stay here again
Cons: Rien
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The view from the room was fantastic, looking out to Ella rock. The room was clean and the bed very comfortable. They served a very good breakfast and it was plentiful. They were helpful with any of our requests, even for early morning breakfasts. We really enjoyed our stay as it is close to the centre of Ella, yet felt like you were more secluded.
Cons: Water pressure in the shower was a bit low.
Ella Grand View - Ella - Bedroom
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8.9 Excellent (419 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Ella Grand View in Ella, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Kinellan Tea Factory and Little Adam's Peak.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved everything about this lovely place. It’s just over the train tracks and so you can walk into town via them or other attractions. The staff are amazing. Room lovely. View spectacular . Breakfast outstanding . Would stay again and recommend highly to anyone. 5 mins in tuk tuk to town. Love love loved it
Cons: Not a thing only we couldn’t stay longer, but will do next time for sure .
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent location with stunning views. Fabulous hospitality and the best Sri Lankan breakfasts. Very relaxing location.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was fantastic
7.9 Good
Pros: The room view, the quietness, the breakfast and the staff.
Cons: Repeated black out, old style bathroom and missing a laggage table.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The balcony and the view at the back , comfortable room . Breakfasts were great ! Kunjer was really very hospitable and nothing was any trouble at all !
Cons: No road access . Accessing the property was by crossing the railway line .
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly staff and peaceful surroundings. Beautiful breakfast included on the patio.
Cons: Our bathroom window needed repair. Some of the room furnishings were a little worn.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Lovely staff and location
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The owner is so friendly and helpful. He can help you with all clones of service and looks after the safety of the guests. For example this was the only hotel in Sri Lanka which offered a flash light in the room. Very handy when there is hardly any street lights. The view of the surrounding is amazing.
Cons: It’s a little bit noisy close to the rail track and with surrounding sounds from religious buildings. We woke up early a couple of times.
7.1 Good
Pros: The location is beautiful, just in the middle of the nature and actually very close to the town centre, just a few minutes walk over the rails. The man working there is very friendly and willl try to help you as much as he can, he also prepared really nice breakfast for us.
Cons: Unfortunately, the windows and doors are not closing properly and when you are in the middle of the nature this means you'll get lots dust and insects in your room and might have unwanted visitors like we did during the night, mice! We mentioned this to the man working there and he inmediately bought some poison. The room was not very clean and the whole bathroom gets wet when you have a shower. I think that compared to other accomodations in Sri Lanka, this one was overpriced for the quality you get.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The staff was wonderful and helped with everything, breakfast was amazing, the room was clean and spacious, good value for money. Nice view from the little terrace of the room.
Cons: Close to the railway so the noise from the trains passing by can be annoying, first train around 6 am. Bathroom shower had no curtain but it was doable.
Laura - Ella - Bedroom
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8.9 Excellent (370 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Offering a restaurant, Laura is located in Ella. Free WiFi access is available in the public areas of the property. Each room here will provide you with a seating area and work desk. There is also a dining table. Featuring a shower, private bathroom comes with a hairdryer. You can enjoy mountain and river view from the balcony. At Laura you will find a terrace. Other facilities offered at the property include a ticket service. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including hiking. The property offers free parking. The Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport is 65 km away. Packed lunches can be requested. Room service is available.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The view from the bedroom is Amazing! Also the Stuff was super Kind and caring. Having a delicious breakfast while looking at the Mountains and waterfall was the past part. We Would totally stay There again and recommend This lovely accomodation
Cons: We had troubles with the electricity. It Went off quite often, so we Couldnt use the wifi and charge the phone theoigh all the time
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We were in Ella for three days. Staying at this place was amazing, because of the Mountain View (all rooms are with Mountain View!), very clean and cosy apartments, delicious breakfast (also include some Sri Lanka dishes), you could take also a dinner (it would be Sri Lankian and spicy for Europeans:) ,but tasty!) Owners are the family, so you could feel yourself there like at home! In the end hostess gave us a little souvenir,and it was really pretty))
Cons: Not found
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Great views and 5 minutes walk to town. Eranga was an awesome host.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The view was stunning and the staff were very welcoming and friendly. The breakfast was delicious and the fruit platter included passion fruit from their own tree. There is a short cut into Ella town and it takes only a minutes to get there. The bed was comfy and I really enjoyed our stay at Laura and recommend this place.
Cons: Nothing really
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Hotel Laura had fantastic views across the valley to little Adams peak, Ella rock and also the train travelling around the mountain. We read a number of negative reviews about certain aspects at this property but we didn’t experience any. It would be quite hard to find the property initially on your own when first arriving in Ella especially with luggage so would recommend getting a Tuk Tuk which was an easy and cheap ride. All the drivers knew where the hotel was. The owners were quiet but in this tranquil setting was perfect and they were always available to give us advice and friendly chit chat. They also showed us a short cut on the 5-10min walk across the railway track to the town. We had a free bottle of water, tea & coffee in the room and there were refrigerated bottles of water and soft drinks that cost as little as £0.46. Breakfast was nice offering omelette or scrambled egg, toast with jams, freshly made fruit juices, fresh fruit, tea and coffee. Whilst there was no air conditioning the fan sufficed, we found Ella to be a slightly cooler climate than other places we’d visited so it was fine for our trip in September. Such a pleasant stay with breathtaking views! Would definitely recommend.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful location. Staff was friendly. Delecious food. I would like to stay there again. Few minutes walk to Ella town & railway station.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: An excellent place to relax, to view Ella Rock with their superb breakfast. The room is very spacious with almost all the facilities. We will go there again. We were given a souvenire by the owner. Very friendly staff. Thanks for everything.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Since Ella is the most beautiful place i have been to in Sri Lanka, i believe that exactly this place helped me to have this experience. It is not far from the railway station, there is actually a shortcut that leads you to the property, you just ask around cause you might get very tired after the trip and it is a bit tiring to walk up to the hill :) The property is a bit on a hill and it has just an amazing view and just in front of Ella Rock and Little Adam's Peak. I could just stare at the view and have the feeling like the whole world is yours! The family that owns it is really pleasant and helpful! Wish to go back again! Recommended!
Cons: There is absolutely nothing i didnt like about this place :)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Room with a view of Ella rock and little adam's peak
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was better than described. Comfortable bed, lovely verandah and the view, the view, the view. Will definitely return!!
Cons: Nothing to improve. The owner has got this!
New Blue Home - Ella - Bedroom
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8.9 Excellent (293 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at New Blue Home in Ella, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Little Adam's Peak and Kinellan Tea Factory. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff were really lovely and helpful
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Nice view to Ella Rock, very well maintained and nicely illuminated. Very friendly and always present staff. Breakfast was quite big. Hair dier, water heater and fridge as well as good illumination in the room.
Cons: The accomodation is a little bit outside the village (10-15 minutes by foot). There was only little water if you took a hot shower.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was very friendly and supportive. The breakfast was very nice.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Good breakfast and the familyroom has a good size for a family of 5
10.0 Excellent
Pros: There were such a nice stuff! The two ladies who work there are so professional, sweet, kind and really helpful (we had problems with our car and they helped us fixing it). Amazing location (just 5min walk to ella), but really quiet and with mountain views! Amazing breakfast and rice and curry for a good price! I would go there again for sure!
Cons: Nothing
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff, good breakfast, walking distance to the center of Ella.
Cons: Outdated bathroom and not very clean sheets
10.0 Excellent
Pros: New Blue Home is a great place. Not far away from the Ella town (10 minutes to walk) and little Adam's Peak. And the staff are very welcoming and helping. The breakfast was very tasty. We decided to stay one more night. Highly recommended.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The rooms were clean and comfortable with mosquito nets. Rose and all the staff were extremely friendly and helpful, even organising a great cooking class for us which was great food and value (definitely do this). Breakfast was great and always filled us up. Location was great with only a 5 minute walk to the Main Street, close to the nine arch bridge and about an hour walk up to little adam’s peak.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Nice host, good location-on the way to 9 Arch Bridge and Little Adam’s Peak, close to the city center but far enough not to hear the music from there.
Box on clouds - Ella - Building
15
8.9 Excellent (158 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Set in Ella, 4.1 km from Demodara Nine Arch Bridge, Box on clouds offers accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. Each accommodation at the 3-star hotel has garden views and free WiFi. The accommodation features evening entertainment and room service. All rooms at the hotel come with a seating area. The private bathroom is fitted with a bidet, a hairdryer and free toiletries. All guest rooms will provide guests with a desk and a kettle. Guests at Box on clouds can enjoy a continental or a à la carte breakfast. The area is popular for hiking, and car hire is available at the accommodation. Little Adam's Peak is 5 km from Box on clouds, while Ella Spice Garden is 6 km from the property. The nearest airport is Mattala Rajapaksa International, 91 km from the hotel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.
7.9 Good
Pros: very very very very beautiful view, the staff was almost perfect. nice dinner and delicious nice and very big breakfast. perfect concept only too far from the city
Cons: insects
5.8 Okay
Pros: Clean rooms and a nice view. The boys that welcomed us were very friendly and gave us some recommendations about the area. They dragged our suitcases all the way to the top, made us some tea and made us feel welcome.
Cons: There was a hostel right below the hotel, where they were partying till late, something we were definitely not expecting. Because of that, the serenity and quietness we were hoping for wasn’t all that. The box/room itself was tidy, but very small. The water pressure was very low. We are not the type of people that stays in luxurious places, but this felt a little bit like camping to be honoust.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The breakfast, the view and the staff were just great! The staff brought tea and biscuits to the room without being asked. The view is breathtaking, so is the peace and quiet. During our stay we were very fortunate to witness a thunderstorm followed by a full rainbow, we felt privileged! The bed is comfy and the hot shower very good. Considering that, after all, you are staying in a 40 foot container, this is not bad at all! My wife and I did some trekking in the area for five days and it was the perfect place to come home to after a day's trek. Suggestion: When you book a (refurbished) container on top of a mountain as your hotel room, for that price, you obviously do not expect 5-star comfort, but with the simple addition of a kettle and complimentary tea/coffee/drinking water, a hairdryer maybe, it would be more comfortable, as the location is a little remote, which is great, but you just can't pop out and go to the shop, you are 5 km from town!
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The serviced by staff and friendly welcome...
Cons: The entrance way was very hard to go up because i went by byke that’s was slipped
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was perfect Very nice and cosy place
9.2 Excellent
Pros: My wife and I stayed here for one night. The hotel consists of two shipping containers which have been made into very comfortable rooms with a superb view over the hill country around Ella. The staff were very friendly and helpful and did everything they could to make us feel welcome. They greeted us with tea on arrival and cooked us a delicious omelette before we left for our next hotel.
Cons: The location is too far to easily walk from Ella town although the view compensates for this. We got a tuk tuk into town which cost about 500 rupees each way. However, a tuk tuk can't get up the driveway to the hotel from the main road with two people in the back so you will need to walk the last bit.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: View from box is great, neighbourhood is calm and quiet. Perfect place if you want to chill and rest. Stuff is young, smiling, helpful and full of energy.
Cons: Room is a bit far from the city center. Tuk tuk costs 800 rupees each side - stuff in the hotel can help you to organize that. Also, in my opinion stay is a bit overpriced.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The staff was really nice and very accommodating, the place has an amazing view, great spot for sunset and sunrise.
Cons: The place is up a hill so be ready for the hike. A little bit far from the centre.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely place Excellent staff Superb service Unforgettable memories
Cons: Parking is little difficult
Country Homes - Ella - Bedroom
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8.8 Excellent (946 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Ella, Country homes is within a 5-minute drive of Kinellan Tea Factory and Nine Arches Bridge. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: We booked the big room with a balcony with the best view ever! You can see Ella Rock and Little Adams peak and the hills right there. They bring the breakfast to the room everyday and having it on that balcony is just unbelievable. Also the room is general is very cozy, feeling like a cabana in the woods. The woman running the place and the staff were very friendly and helpful in everything.
Cons: It can get a bit noisy because is near a main road, also owls might drop staff on your roof during the night, apart from that, some insects noise,
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly and hard working people! Amazing view on Ella rock!
Cons: Curtains let all the light tru
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing view from the balcony! The room was nice and clean. And the staff was so nice.
Cons: Nothing
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Very close to Ella strip, lovely family run hotel, views are amazing!
Cons: Bath was made of concrete which wasn’t appealing, too much furniture in the room. No need for a sofa
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Simply stunning. Open planning, gorgeous floor to ceiling glass windows and sparkling clean rooms with all the amenities made our stay at Country Homes one to remember. We were greeted with fresh juice and great big smiles, and the check in process took no time at all. Freshly cooked breakfast was hand delivered to our bedroom the next morning and the views were nothing short of breath taking. Only regret is we didn’t stay here longer. Would highly recommend staying at Country Homes - we just loved it!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: - amazing view from balcony - available and really nice staff - breakfast to go when you leave very early (6am) - close from Ella center
Cons: - bad smell in the bathroom
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The best place to stay in Ella. Close to the restaurants and railway station. The staff was totally amazing about their hospitality and helpful. Breakfast was big and different every day. The welcome wine was really tasty!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The amazing view from the balcony, nice breakfast, kind staff, and walking distance from the village.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Defenitely one of the best advantages is the view from our room! We slept in a very cosy wooden cabin, everything was clean and we felt instantly at home (even better) aswell our host was very lovely and uncomplicated.d
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The view is unparalleled. We didn’t want to leave when it came time for check out!

Best Rooms in Ella

Mountain Heaven - Ella - Building
1
8.5 Excellent (237 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Ella, Mountain Heaven is within a 5-minute drive of Kinellan Tea Factory and Nine Arches Bridge. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful view!!! Fantastic pool! Friendly and helpfull staff.
Cons: It could have been a better variation of breakfast instead of a set meny every day.
7.9 Good
Pros: Hotel is nice and comfortable. However, the road to the hotel is not easy to drive . Also hard to find the location
6.3 Good
Pros: Impressive view.
Cons: Marketing images are old and misleading. The hotel is constructing an addition next door which has hemmed in the view. Half the room's windows now look at a brick wall. Builders work into the night and during the day lurk around the hotel lobby, seeming to hide in nooks and crannies watching guests come and go. Made my female travel companion feel uncomfortable. Size of the rooms and cleanliness is fine, however. bathrooms are outdated and run down, with hardware falling off the walls. Overall the standard of the hotel is not commensurate with the price or what you'd expect from the marketing images. There are plenty of hotels in Ella of equal standard at half the price. I feel we were sold a lemon, I won't be coming back. If i return to Ella i'll stay at 98 Acres.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Breath taking views, huge beautiful rooms, friendly staff. Couldn't ask for more.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The great view from the balcony Very nice stuff Good breakfast
Cons: It could be more clean
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The view and room were lovely
Cons: There were bugs all the couch. The staff could explain things better on check in
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Breath-taking stunning views, nice big balcony, and great food
Cons: didn't realise there were so many steps not a problem for us but maybe more mention of this
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The breath taking views, location is amazing, unbelievable I can say. Very friendly and helpful staff, rooms were clean and tidy.
Cons: The food is not one of the best. They have no breakfast buffet, so every day they will offer same option for breakfast. There is no phone inside rooms, so you cannot call reception, you must go by yourself.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved our two nights at this special place. The views from up here are amazing. Our service was very good and our room had the biggest balcony ever! They are doubling the size - so there will be 16-18 rooms available next year and the new rooms will be fantastic. If anything to complain about - this part is a little tired - but the new will be amazing! Easy tuk tuk down to town for dinner, or an energetic walk if you want.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The view from our room was breathtaking! The highlight of this hotel in my opinion. The pool is also really nice and has the same amazing view to Ella Rock and Little Adam's Peak. The location is very good. About 10 min. walk through the railway will take you to the center, where you can find a lot of restaurants, bars and shops.
Cons: The facilities need some renovation, mainly at the bathrooms which are not very comfortable. You can tell the hotel is quite old. They are building more rooms at the moment, and it would be a good idea to improve the old ones as well.
Sunnyside Holiday Bungalow - Ella - Building
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9.1 Excellent (107 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Ella, Sunnyside Holiday Bungalow is within a 5-minute drive of Kinellan Tea Factory and Little Adam's Peak. Free self parking is available onsite.
7.5 Good
Cons: Smell from rubbish dump across the road
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing host and wonderful garden and breakfast!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location so we could walk into Ella. Marvelous breakfast and a very efficient and we'll run guesthouse.
Cons: Can't think of anything.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This is the most amazing homestay bungalow with a beautiful garden, that even has its own tennis court. The host who speaks perfect English could not be more welcoming, free tea, offer of free lift to station at 6 00 and the breakfast is brilliant. It is in a very quite location, but is still only 500m from the bustle of town
Cons: Nothing but just note there is no alcohol at the bungalow, but there are lots of bars in town.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is 5 minutes away from the town. Breakfast was amazing and Cynthia was always happy to help us . We will come back!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: My family and I liked everything at Sunnyside - the warm welcome, the personal touch exhibited by Cynthia and the wonderful breakfasts provided. Three breakfasts - all different and freshly made and served with a smile. Would recommend other travellers to stay there. Easy to find with plenty of parking and garden space to walk around. Entrance to the bungalow is just off the main road where the "Ella" signboard is placed!!! Cynthia was also able to provide us with valuable information about train times - so that we could go to the Nine Arches Bridge and see the approaching train.
Cons: This is beyond Cynthia's control but there was a landfill just on the opposite side of the road and the smell was not appreciated - something that the town authorities need to take care of soon.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: It is a haven of quiet in the middle of an amazing garden on the verge of the jungle only 3 miins on foot to the small town centre. The hospitality was warm and friendly. She was very kind to pack breakfast for us as we were leaving really early in the morning. The room was lovely.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Strongly Recommend!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Cynthia has been a lovely host. She shared tips on getting around Ella. And we got home walking on the railway track from Nine Arch bridge which is scenic with sunset view. The breakfast is fantastic. Room is very clean. Thumb up.
7.5 Good
Pros: They were a really nice family
Brilliant View Home Stay - Ella - Building
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8.9 Excellent (280 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Brilliant View Home Stay is located in Ella. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a balcony. Private bathroom also comes with a shower. At Brilliant View Home Stay you will find a shared kitchen. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge. The property offers free parking. The Ella Railway Station is 1.1 km and the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport is 86.3 km away.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Nice little guest house. Staff very friendly, clean and great value for money.awesome breakfast and amazing view.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Great accomodation, great atmosphere and delicious breakfast.
Cons: Bathroom had a strange odor but didn't worry us too much. Shower tap was labelled the wrong way around (hot/cold).
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Views were amazing and so were the staff.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The view, the owners kindness, the location.
Cons: Nothing
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Guesthouse staff was nice and answer our questions about orientation. rooms and area is very quiet, you just need to walk 15 min on untanned road to reach the main street with restaurant. The view from breakfast is great (view on Ella Rock). Rooms are nice and very clean. breakfast id ok. this is a nice stay, very different than usual airport hotel.
Cons: all was good
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We absolutely loved this place! It was a bit off the beaten track which we loved as we found Ella a bit touristy. The views from the rooms were amazing and it was a delightful location. The rooms themselves were lovely and had everything you could need. The hosts were incredibly friendly and helpful; they helped to organise our transport, told us all about the hikes to do nearby and recommended some restaurants to visit in town. The breakfasts were the best we had during our trip to Sri Lanka. We particularly enjoyed the dinner that we had at the homestay - there was so much food and it was all absolutely delicious! A particularly nice touch was tea & coffee with biscuits when we arrived. We would definitely recommend this place!
Cons: Everything was absolutely perfect - there was nothing we didn't like!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: everything was perfect
Cons: i think they just forgot ... to put sheets on the pillows.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is located a few minutes walk from the main street in a quiet area. The room we rented had it's own little balcony with a great view. The place was clean and quiet and the owner was really nice and helpfull. If you want a relaxing place to spend a few days in Ella, go there.
Cons: Nothing!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Nice view and warm welcome
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The place is calm and has a brilliant view
Cons: The place is a bit far away from the city
Ravana Heights - Ella - Building
4
8.1 Excellent (355 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Ravana Heights in Ella, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Kinellan Tea Factory and Nine Arches Bridge. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Upon arrival we were fortunate enough to be upgraded to the penthouse suite which consisted of 2 rooms. It was extremely spacious with a huge living room area and a balcony, The even arranged a complimentary tuk tuk tour that brought us around to see Ella from different vantage points. Location wise its very central near the heart of town and within walking distance from the railway station. The staff were extremely polite and helpful and would highly recommend any guests who want to stay here in the future.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location is perfect. View was beautiful. Service and staff were wonderful, made us feel at home!
Cons: Nothing at all.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Ground floor standard room was very new, clean and great view to Ella Rock through ceiling high window/door. Breakfast is magnificent - crepes, fruit, eggs of choice, euro style Vienna bread toast
Cons: All was good
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We were actually lucky to be upgraded to their penthouse unit, the views were incredible! Ravana heights is set in a beautiful block of land, with such pretty gardens. The rooms are a high quality and the showers were nice and hot too. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the owner recommended us to take a special tuk tuk guide to a secret location where we could do a really serene hike, it was great and felt more unique. We also found the breakfasts huge and so tasty! We were so impressed!
Cons: The bed is a little firm but it’s not too bad, still had a nice sleep!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location. Very friendly and welcoming.
Cons: Nothing
7.9 Good
Pros: Excellent breakfast
Cons: The shower cubicle’s tiles are slippery
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The property has a stunning view of the high peak in Ella, Ella Rock. The rooms are stunning and the breakfast is amazing. The breakfast is not a buffet but made per guest and served to the table. The rooms and building are situated about lovely gardens. The manager, staff and everyone is very friendly.
Cons: We liked everything.
5.8 Okay
Pros: The view to Ella Rock it’s really amazing, and the the owner it’s friendly
Cons: It really looks much better in the photos than in the reality, but what you get it’s what it is....
5.8 Okay
Pros: Great location
Cons: Difficult to communicate with staff who did not understand our requests for food/directions. No suggestions with respect to activities, sights etc
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is very well maintained with nice furniture and beddings our room view was magnificent the nice ladies and the owner did their best to make us happy and comfortable It has a VERY beautiful garden we had our breakfast in the garden with wonderful view we had the BEST omelette ever It is 5-7 min walk to the town and restaurants The ladies and one man they were super polite and wonderful Hospitality was super Just one comment an intercom should be placed in the rooms to contact the reception if needed I highly recommend Ravana Heights Hotel