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Augsburg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Warm and friendly, helpful service, tolerable clean. Near to city center. Good location for hiking tours. Staff can give you useful tips for journey or hiking tours. Prices are ok. We can recommend this hotel!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2013

We enjoyed our 1 night stay at a Sun Top in March 2013. The rooms are small but perfectly adequate, clean and with good toilet and shower, air conditioning and mosquito net. There is a very narrow balcony. Some doors and windows had poor locking mechanisms so security might prey on the mind were this not 'safe' Sri Lanka. There... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2013

We stayed at the Sun Top Inn for one night. The room was small and one window faced the eating area, therefore it was dark and clairaudient. Everything is a bit run down. Furthermore was the whole bathroom flooded, because the shower wasn't working properly. The location is okay, breakfast too. Nobody could give us any information about dinner (we... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2013

We stayed here 1 night while staying in Ella. Ella is a nice little town and this guesthouse is on a perfect location just on a side road of the main road. From the guesthouse we had a nice walk to little Adams peak. The service was very good and breakfast nice. The room was small, but perfect with a... More 

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Solothurn, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2013 via mobile

It took five minutes and we felt like being a part of the family! The owners are genuinely friendly and open people who like to chat a little while with their guests. Just as nice are the two young employees who always have a smile on their faces. The homemade food is excellent and the entire guesthouse is squeeky clean.... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2013

First the good things. The owner is very helpful and his family is adorable. The view is great. The breakfast was ok. The problem was the price. We were quoted nearly $40 for a non-AC room, which wasn't really a good room. This was our most expensive room in Sri Lanka. Not the worst room, but when it comes to... More 

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Chania
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Reviewed 27 February 2013

Stayed here for three nights. Our room was small and dark, the shower/wc very small. The whole place could do with a facelift. It was very tired looking. On the positive side, the staff were very friendly and helpful and the breakfasts were very good. (Owners were away when we stayed there, so didn't have an evening meal). The location... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2013

Very average guest house, old and run down with pretty rough bathrooms. Compared to somewhere like Amanda Hills in Kandy, this doesn't come close. Admittedly there was very little else available in town and this was pretty cheap. We are travelling with young kids and it simply was not up to the mark for a family. Staff are lovely though... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2013

The rooms aren't very flash here but are clean, comfortable and have working hot water. Excellent breakfast, didn't get to try the dinner as it wasn't available (I think Mum was away or something). Owner is a really nice guy, hope his shoulder is feeling better! Handy to station and main street, up a peaceful muddy lane. Our room had... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2013

This place is very close to the train station (but not so you hear the trains). I'd recommend going to Ella by train, the scenery is amazing, especially from Kandy. The hotel is clean, very light rooms (not common in Sri Lanka) and the bed is comfy and has a huge mozzy net. Only saw about 3 mozzies in our... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We Have total 8 rooms with attached bath room with hot water. Big open sitting area.Serves home cooked fresh Sri Lankan, Indian, Western, Chinese food to order. Do transport service air port picks and drops, day tours, drop hires too. Ayurwedic comisioner aproved Ayurwedic Massage center. We offer special discount for residence guests. Provide information and maps to walk in the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sun Top Inn

Address: N. 18 Police Station Road, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range: $39 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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