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#32 of 128 B&Bs / Inns in Ella
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Aldbourne
Reviewed 27 January 2016

The view is amazing but the hotel is terrible . Poor food, luxury room with air on that did not work. Waiting staff unsupervised . Not a good experience . Maybe when all the building work is completed it will improve .

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London
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We booked this hotel very last minute and paid around £40 / $60 so were expecting a decent room for the night. We checked in around 10am and had a chat to the manager about our onward travel dilemma of how to get to Adam's Peak. He was really helpful and recommended a private driver who could pick us up...

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Kufstein, Austria
Reviewed 12 January 2016

The best part about this Hotel is definitely the really spectacular view over the Ella Gap. The staff was very nice, provided us with a hiking guide to the Ella Rock and organized laundry and massage for us - all at fair prices. Generally they were very helpful and gave us good advice for dinner, transport et cetera.The breakfast is...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

A very enjoyable stay at this lovely guest house on the outskirts of Ella. A very pleasant surprise to find a really nice pool has been completed and it certainly is a pool with a view!! Our room opened onto a terrace and the views are truly breathtaking. Breakfast was served outside the room on the terrace and was very...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Me and my partner stayed just one night, but got lovely experience. Hotel and rooms were clean. Staff was really friendly and prepared romantic breakfast for us as we were only guest that night. Early morning view is absolutly breathtaking!!!

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Shanghai
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

We have throughly enjoyed our 2 night stay in the upper suite. The views are absolutely stunning. The patio area is framed between Ella Rock on the right and Little Adams Peak to the left of a lush valley - a perfect place for yoga! The staff have gone out of their way to be welcoming, provide helpful information/reliable contacts,...

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We stayed for 4 days in August 15, booking two rooms for our family of five. The rooms were clean and attractive, with comfortable beds. The balcony was beautiful, we spent most of our time there enjoying home cooked food, tea, rum & coke and beer watching the awesome view through the gap in the hills, it is stunning at...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2015

We stayed here for just the one night on 18th November. It's quite delicate to get to, along a small hilly road, not really fot for the taxi we were in but we made it in the dark. A peaceful night’s sleep with the lizards in our room (it is to be expected/I don't mind them) and daylight awoke us...

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Coolum Beach, Australia
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...

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Additional Information about The View

Address: Kithalella Road, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range: $50 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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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.”
 of 5 bubbles john8854, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 909tharindun, 23 May 2016 | Read review
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