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#34 of 126 B&Bs / Inns in Ella
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Coolum Beach, Australia
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Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay, away from the business and noise of the road, yet centrally located using the short cut path to the main part of town. The room was clean and comfortable, the view exquisite and the staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good too. We are happy to recommend this place.

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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

We arrived unannounced in the poring rain and were welcomed with open arms. This hotel was one of our favourite stays in Sri Lanka. We planned on staying for one night and ended up staying for four! The room and bathroom were very clean, the bed was comfortable and the view was incredible! You could see the famous Ella Rock... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Its truly an amazing view from Hotel. Staff is very friendly . Special thank for "Nimal". He is a wonderful guy . Always there for the help from food to finding attraction . Very caring and friendly. Hope the Manager improve a little bit as the friendliness and the helpfulness of the Manager was not at the best the day... More 

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Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

No words can describe the view from the hotel. It's the best view so far. From the first step to the hotel till the last moment was fantastic. I stayed just one night but that was the best night ever I had spend in a hotel. I was the only guest in the hotel but I didn't feel that. All... More 

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

We had to move over from neighboring hotel "Laura" (which has even better views but also is a little more expensive) where we stayed the night before but which was then booked. As walk in guests we asked for their rates and were offered a double room (with an additional bed) for $60 / night with no breakfast. This was... More 

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Thank mail208
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Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Would definitely recommend the view! The view from our room was incredible!!!! Having breakfast on the balcony was one of the highlights of our trip to Ella! The hotel is ran by a lovely man who is extremely accommodating! All of the staff are willing to help at Abu time!They go out of their way to make you feel at... More 

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Reviewed 24 August 2015

We had a fantastic stay at the The View. The actual view was more stunning than can be explained. We sat for hours just drinking beers/tea while reading and enjoying the view. You can also eat breakfast just outside your room. The inside of the room was very spacious and nice. The bathroom was great as well. It was nice... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Pros: *lovely view(you can see little adams peak and ella rock from your room!) *you only have to walk 5-10min to the village *you're not bothered by the crowdy and noisy Ella. Cons: *the cleaning service wasn't really good. Our room was still dirty when we arrived. (e.g. we found a lot of hair on the ground, the shower contained... More 

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Thank InezVh
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Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed at The View for 3 nights enjoying the spectacular views. Clean rooms, the staff was friendly and helpful, and Nimal worked like a hero and spoiled us rotten with his services. Food was ok, but not spectacular. We recieved free dinner the first night.

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Reviewed 16 July 2015

I loved my stay here, if you come by car it does feel like you are quite out of town at first but honestly by taking a short cut down the railway track you can walk to the centre/train station in 5 mins! Once you arrive here you won't really want to leave as its so peaceful and no words... More 

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A Place to stay & relax whilst taking in the majestic scenery of Ella ... more   less 

Additional Information about The View

Address: Kithalella Road, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range: $51 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“We loved the downstairs family room-we could enjoy eating or hanging out enjoying the grounds while my son swam happily in the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles art42, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a ground floor room. I'm guessing the higher floor rooms might be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles marsheen72, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Please arrive before sunset”
 of 5 bubbles VeronikaN602, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“One of the best places in town really make you feel welcome.”
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