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The Secret Ella - Ella - Building
1
9.0 Excellent (73 reviews)
₹ 16,987+
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. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Staff friendliness
Cons: Walls and main window have small openings that let many insects into the room
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Exceptional breakfast. Amazing staff and magical place for a honeymoon
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The pool has a nice view, pretty hotel
Cons: The water in the faucet, toilet and shower was kinda yellow color
9.2 Excellent
Pros: It was an amazing hotel and perfect for one night and to see the 9 arch bridge. We had a beautiful room, but it was next to the reception and you could hear everything that was talked outside. The pool was amazing though with the landscape.
Cons: The rooms were very clairaudient and the restaurant was weird. Good food but weird somehow. Too many people standing around and starring.
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.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Wonderful views from bungalow cottages and a fabulous pool.
Cons: Herman Miller dining chairs...haha!
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Very good breakfast with a large variety of food. The garden, and the view from the pool are beautiful. The hotel is located in a very quiet and beautiful place.
Cons: The room was spacious but the furniture was worn-out, especially the bathroom was old. The door to the apartment wasn't tight enough and we could hear every step on the corridor.
Planters Bungalow - Ella - Bedroom
2
8.8 Excellent (381 reviews)
₹ 8,140+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Planters Bungalow in Ella, you'll be 7 minutes by car from Ravana Falls. Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
4.6 Okay
Pros: The view was nice.
Cons: I actually found this quite an unsettling experience. There were too many staff but this did not equate to productivity. I was sure I had booked a room with a review but they tried to put me in a kind of dungeon room unless I paid to upgrade and when I refused they then put me in the room which I had booked anyway. Checking in took like an hour while they stared at us hoping we would give them more money. Checking out they wanted cash rather than cards. The food was sub-power. The coffee was horrendous unless you paid for more expensive coffee.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Views were awesome, setting was beautiful, room was spacious. Sadly only there for one night & it was pouring the whole afternoon/evening.
Cons: Awoken by monks chanting 5-6am - I’m a light sleeper so it disturbed my sleep. Wouldn’t matter if you were a solid sleeper (my husband slept right through)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Ella Planters Bungalow totally exceeded my expectations. The staff were so attentive, friendly and helpful! The general hotel grounds are stunning and the food from the restaurant is super tasty (the breakfasts even better! We woke up late but they actually waited until we arrived and still served us! It was a fruit platter, mini pancakes with syrup and 2 hoppers!) The rooms are gorgeous and we even got upgraded for free, the views in the morning are stunning. There’s even a tuk tuk and a member of staff will take you into Ella which is about 20 mins away. Would recommend staying! We’ll be visiting again.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Bungalows in a wonderful garden. Perfect view to the landscape around. Very good breakfast and very nice and helpful staff.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely place a little outside of main Ella. Easy ride along a very scenic road into the city via tuk tuk or if you are brave a scooty (toot toot). They staff are amazing and the rooms are clean and comfortable. Ours overlooked a tea plantation. Beautiful pool and garden. Breakfasts were very yummy! We would recommend.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were fantastic, friendly, informative and accommodating. They made the stay really enjoyable. Location superb with views and watching the sunrise from the room unmissable.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Set-up of hotel and location are beautiful. The bungalow is surrounded by nice cabins spread out on the estate. The garden and adjacent vegetable garden are well maintained and very peaceful. You can see and hear birds as well as monkeys. They have different types of accommodation depending on the level of luxury you want. We had a lovely room with an open balcony with big comfy seats. There is a swimming pool as well. Breakfast is served outside overlooking the view. Staff are very helpful and even provided us with dinner late in the evening after we arrived. In our opinion this place is definitely worth the money. A place to relax and soak up nature. Delicious food. One of the highlights of our visit to Sri Lanka.
Cons: Nothing, it was perfect.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Magnificent scenery, beautiful garden's friendly and helpful staff. We stayed in Mulberry and had breakfast looking out over the gardens , valleys and hills whilst listening to the birds. We also took a tuk tuk ride into Ella about 30 ks round trip. Magic driving through natural bushland gardens, eucalyptus trees whilst seeing the mountains and Ella rock and low white clouds . Peaceful would recommend if you want to relax amidst nature eat good local curry and be away from hum drum of Ella itself
Cons: Nothing not to like for us. We found Ella itself a backpacker haven a street of bars clubs and restaurants we prefer the nature of country
Zion View Ella Green Retreat - Ella - Bedroom
3
8.7 Excellent (767 reviews)
₹ 15,855+
Overview Reviews
Providing mountain views, Zion View Ella Green Retreat in Ella provides accommodation, a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, a bar, a shared lounge and a terrace. Free WiFi is provided. There is a private bathroom with bidet in all units, along with a hairdryer and free toiletries. A continental breakfast is available daily at the bed and breakfast. A car rental service is available at Zion View Ella Green Retreat. Demodara Nine Arch Bridge is 2.7 km from the accommodation, while Ella Spice Garden is 700 metres away. The nearest airport is Mattala Rajapaksa International, 85 km from Zion View Ella Green Retreat, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The property is amazing! And the view is so beautiful. The staff are very attentive and extremely helpful. The food was also very good we ate most meals there. We have our toddler with us and everyone was amazing with her and he kids meals are great. It’s very eco friendly. No plastic straws or plastic on genera which was really nice to see!
Cons: We found the beds uncomfortable.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I would highly recommend this hotel. The staff went above and beyond to make us feel at home! Make sure you get a room with mountain view. The balcony view and pool area is just as spectacular as in the photos. We joined an evening yoga session which is done on the rooftop with an excellent trainer. The breakfast was a fixed menu with fresh fruit juice and fruit, yagourt, toast and omelet or hopper. We had several meals at the hotel and they were lovely (I recommend the daal with chicken curry).
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great hotel with really lovely helpful staff... excellent location and gorgeous big rooms overlooking Ella Gap & Ella Rock... the massages in the Spa were fantastic as well! Thanks for a great stay
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff and location.
Cons: The concrete structure means any noise from above is transferred.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Really lovely helpful staff. Couldn't do enough for you! View is amazing and really short walk to Ella high street.
Cons: No air con and limited space by the pool. Slightly dated room.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Amazing view and the friendliest staff you can find!
Cons: A bit expensive and simple rooms
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Charming, unique, great views, very thoughtful, hard-working, professional, proficient and welcoming staff. Property is truly unique in so many ways. High quality breakfast outdoors with long views and huge waterfall you can hear and see after a rain. Would definitely stay here again. Convenience to the train station is a plus.
Cons: Price was very high at $180. However, that room slept 6 comfortably, included breakfast, and the quality of property, quality of staff, and setting is definitely there. Soundproofing of rooms is not ideal if you are looking for the quietest sleep ever. However being a green resort you hear nature in the late evening and morning, but it did not keep us up throughout the night.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were so friendly, attentive and helpful. The rooms were spacious and clean with a lovely hammock on your balcony to absorb the view and chill out with a book! The infinity pool with the stunning scenery backdrop is unbelievable. Overall a really lovely hotel!!
Cons: Nothing!!
Mountain Heaven - Ella - Bedroom
4
8.6 Excellent (262 reviews)
₹ 13,448+
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.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The hotel has great views of Ella gap, and is a little away from the noisy town centre. Clean, airy room and reception /dining area. Pool is a bonus. Staff were all friendly, helpful and efficient.
Cons: No big issues; worth noting lots of steep steps, which is inevitable on the side of a hill. Some folk may not welcome that.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The view is breathtaking from the lobby, from the pool and the room. Simply gorgeous mountain surroundings. The breakfast is amazing! The staff very sweet and helpful. Overall I loved it here.
Cons: Even though the hotel is a very short distance from the center of town, it isn't really walkable. You must take a tuk-tuk each time so be prepared for this. It is only 5 minutes drive. I would suggest they put a screen door on the balcony so that we can enjoy the breeze without having mosquitos and other bugs. The bathroom got kind of "buggy" at times. Perhaps check the sealing around windows to outside. It wasn't that bad and I would still recommend highly the hotel!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The view from our room was breathtaking! Also had a wonder swimming pool.
6.0 Good
Pros: stunning views from our room staff were friendly
Cons: Comaparably expensive - stayed places costing less but better standard all round than this property. Maintenance needs to be kept up.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing service, and the team even put an effort to get a cake for me as my stay was for celebrating my birthday. Would love to come here again. Thanks to the entire team.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The views are incredible. The pool in incredible. The lady who checked us in (I feel awful for not asking her name now) was very helpful and very friendly. She also gave great tips on shortcuts to get to some attractions and town. The room was very comfortable.
Cons: The door to the bathroom is about 180cm tall, and had a raised tile ledge. This resulted in MANY knocked heads and stubbed toes (yes - I know, I should have learnt after the first time). Apart from this, the rooms were perfect.
Lucky Star Ella - Ella - Bedroom
5
8.5 Excellent (853 reviews)
₹ 2,265+
Overview Reviews
Offering a restaurant and a rooftop garden, Lucky Star Ella is located in Ella. Free WiFi access is available in the public areas of this homestay. The accommodation will provide you with a seating area. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with free toiletries. At Lucky Star Ella you will find a terrace. Other facilities offered at the property include a tour desk and laundry facilities. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including hiking. The property offers free parking. This homestay is 65 km from Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport. The town of Colombo is a 6-hour drive away, the Bandaranaike International Airport is a 6 and half hour drive away and the Nuwara Eliya is 57 km.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Friendly and helpful host. Views are pretty amazing from the hotel. Morning sunshine is not to be missed. We had a problem with iur bedroom after the first night and the host quickly resolved it and gave us a new room. We had a pleasant stay here. Breakfast was very delicious.
Cons: Location is a bit far from Ella Centre but the views make up for it.
7.0 Good
Pros: Lucky Star Ella has a great location, high up on the hill overlooking the Ella Gap and away from the hustle and bustle of the main drag. The owner is a lovely, friendly man who is eager to improve the hotel, and is currently building an additional block of rooms. On arrival we were asked if we would like to be the first couple to stay in one of two recently completed rooms, rather than the room we booked. One look at the room and we said yes - it is well decorated, with a stylishly fitted bathroom and a balcony with great views. Unfortunately we did have some issues during our stay - the WiFi was unworkably slow, the shower took 10 minutes to warm up and there were a number of power cuts. However, these are undoubtedly teething problems and I'm sure will be fixed in due course. They also offered a free cooking class (although rudimentary, still good and fun) and the breakfast was pretty good.
Cons: Listed above - hopefully just teething problems with some very modern new rooms.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location is superb and the person who is an onwer in the hotel is calm and so helpful person , also route us to beautiful ways and he also got us from ella station and drop superb I'm recommending this place
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We were very lucky to be the first guests in the newly renovated rooms, which are beautifully decorated, have a big very comfy bed (the best we had in Sri Lanka) but most importantly the room was a balcony with the most astonishing view!! You can stay in bed and can perfectly watch the sunrise over Ella Rock and Little Adams Peak - it was just amazing!! The place is run by a very friendly, welcoming family and you immediately feel that they care a lot and they want to make their guests feel at home. The location is perfect - you are not in the loud, nuzzling city center but above, where you can enjoy the incredible nature and views! Walking to the city center is a 10minute foot walk, going back up I would recommend taking a tuktuk! The owners give really good recommendations and always organized us tuk-tuks for fair prices. We were able to do a cooking class with the wife (the daughters joined as well) and we had so much fun cooking the best curry we had on our Trip in Sri Lanka! The breakfast is very rich and we asked for chocolate-banana Roti and the cook immediately made them for us - so definitely try the chocolate banana Roti - so delicious!! All in all we had a wonderful stay at Lucky Star and can highly recommend staying there!!! It is the perfect place, you have all you need and support a small family run business which make you feel like part of the family! All the best! Sophie (Austria)
Cons: Alles perfekt :)!!!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The owner was very welcoming , we arrived late and restaurant was closed but he cooked dinner for two of us and served in our room . I would recommend this place as the view from the window is just breathtaking, we even managed to see sunrise from the balcony with waterfall view .
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Great room with a beautiful view. Really enjoyed the cooking class.
Cons: The hot water took a while to come on.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Views are awesome. View from the top floor terrace where you're having a breakfast makes it even more enjoyable. The host is extremely kind and helpful. Parking there is possible but could be tricky because of the very steep path from the road to the parking lot itself. The road from the city to the hotel itself is not as narrow as it looks on Google Street View so it's totally fine to drive directly to the hotel.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The view was absolutely stunning, very clean and the cooking class was amazing!
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The family were very friendly and the breakfast was good. Nice view over Ella Gap and waterfalls. When the renovations are finished this B&B will be excellent.
Cons: Although this B&B is OK it just fell short when compared to others we have stayed in. The rooms were small and the cleanliness was just acceptable. The family owners are building a whole new wing of rooms and new eating area which when finished will possibly make this one of the better properties in Ella.
Hotel Onrock - Ella - Building
6
8.5 Excellent (250 reviews)
₹ 6,441+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Hotel Onrock in Ella, you'll be in the mountains, within a 5-minute drive of Kinellan Tea Factory and Nine Arches Bridge. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing Place!!! View to Ellas Rock and Little Adams Peak from your table in the bright sun at breakfast! The staff prepared an excellent dinner especially for us at 16 p.m.!!! 10+ for all of them !
8.8 Excellent
Pros: - the room I booked was big/spacious, a balcony with a nice view at Little Adam’s peak - Rohan, the manager, is very thoughtful and takes it personally to make your stay pleasant - nice breakfast
Cons: - only 1 outlet - the price (€ 66,50/$ 73 per night) was a bit high, € 40/$ 45 seems more correct. If the price was more like this, then Hotel Onrock get a 9-score. - it’s an uphill walk of 5-7 minutes (for those who doesn’t like to walk uphill)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Rohan was amazing, he went out of his way to make sure we had an awesome stay. The location was fantastic and the view from the balcony was amazing. You are close enough to town to walk but far enough away to not hear any noise and to truly enjoy the serenity of Ella. We had both the western and Sri Lankan breakfast and both were incredibly tasty and so much food. Highly recommend
Cons: The bed was a bit squeaky
6.7 Good
Pros: The room was very nice and comfortable and we enjoyed our balcony too, there was a great view of Ella rock and little Adams peak. The breakfast was good.
Cons: It didn’t feel very relaxed when we weren’t in our room, always rushing to choose what we’re having or doing. We had an awkward exit where we had been requested to pay in LKR not USD to save on taxes (for them I think) and had a hand written bill. On examining the bill at lunch everything seemed just a bit more expensive than it should have been and we realised they had totally added it up incorrectly. On trying to explain this when we went back he kept using a calculator below the desk, not showing us how it was calculated, it felt as though he was still trying to scam us. It left a bitter taste in our mouth after a great time in Ella and was not a nice way to leave.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: We liked the staff, very friendly and helpful. Big shout out to Rohan and Pandook for their big smiles and help with everything! The wifi was one of the best we’ve had in two weeks. The breakfast was generous and the view from our room and hotel was beautiful.
Cons: We felt in warmer months no air con in the room would be a problem.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing view and stuff is super friendly. Very good breakfest also.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Rohan the manager and staff were very attentive We lacked for nothing Would definitely recommend it to anyone
Cons: Nothing
Misty Hills Ella Resort - Ella - Building
7
8.4 Excellent (169 reviews)
₹ 6,582+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Misty Hills Ella Resort in Ella, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Kinellan Tea Factory and Nine Arches Bridge. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Cool location, very good view! Planned to stay for 1 night, however extended fo 1 more. A littel bit far from center, 10-15 minutes by foot to Chill restaurant. I think it will be 25 around minutes by foot from the station. Perfect and very carefull staff!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Amazing staff , amazing view!! Clean hotel and very professional
Cons: Wifi was not working , but its not a big deal :)
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Out of town is the place to be in Ella and Misty Hills was a little gem. Simply stunning views from our room balcony and I thoroughly enjoyed waking early to watch the morning light from our balcony. The guesthouse grounds were a delight for nature, with garden lizards and sunbirds entertaining us at breakfast (fantastic pancakes) The owner could not have been more welcoming and helpful and it was an honour to share so many conversations and learn so much about the area and country. Thank you!
5.0 Okay
Pros: Well i'm not sure if i should review this as a hostel or a hotel. As a hostel this would be a great choice; nice bed, big room and a balcony. Way too expensive tough. Staff is helpful and nice. The view is something spectacular!
Cons: But as a hotel this is quite sad, not what we had in mind after reading the discription. Towels and sheets are quite old and used, not white anymore. There's dirt on the floors and we found some ants. Room was quite expensive 55$, i bet we could have found nicer room with better price closer to the town. There's 15min walk up to the town, 200rup tuktuk-ride. Noice from the street and other rooms woke us up many tines. Wifi didn't work. All in all: needs lots of updating or lowering the prices.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The view was just amazing. Waking up to the Ella rock and ella gap at the balcony,I loved it! The room was huge too. Pleasant staff who helped us carry our luggage.
Cons: Just many insects and they appear dead overnight. Important to put on the bed net. Breakfast was not great - it was American breakfast. Cars are not accessible, gotta get their staff to carry their luggage up.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic views through the valley - little Adams Peak to the left and Ella Rock to the right. Friendly staff Air con, fan, mosquito netting, balcony, very spacious deluxe room.
6.3 Good
Pros: Good views and bed
Cons: Over priced considering the wifi and TV didn't work, plus there was no hot water.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: They were so friendly and I had deep sleep there for my first time in Srilanak
Cons: Little far from city center but still is ok because you can use TukTuk
Ravana Heights - Ella - Building
8
8.3 Excellent (340 reviews)
₹ 12,457+
Overview Reviews
Located in Ella, Ravana Heights is within a 15-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.
1.0 Poor
Pros: Only the breakfast and of course two ladies in the service.
Cons: Behaviour of the owner and the hospitality .. it’s worst. Price is exorbitant compared to the facilities.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Excellent host and staff, very friendly and helpful. Beautiful garden and a stunning view. Great breakfast, comfortable large room with lovely outside seating.
Cons: The main road is busy for walk into town, although the walk is short and the noise does not effect the property.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The staff was extremely nice, breakfast was always fresh and extremely great. Very nice place to stay in Ella.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: good breakfast good view good location staff very good room clean and comfortable
Cons: nothing to fault no dislikes
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Big clean bedroom with comfy bed. Renovated clean bathroom. Very kind and friendly staff. Breakfast was delicious every morning and the view is just incredible.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The staff, in particular the owner, was extremely helpful. He even went so far as to arrange an Ella tour (on the house) for us. The breakfast was wonderful, and the rooms were very comfortable.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was big and clean. There were very good wifi-connection. The staff were very friendly and helpful. They helped book hikingtrips and made lunch and dinner on request. Very good food. Beautiful view and garden.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing staff, incredible views, great rooms with huge bathroom. The breakfast was sensational
Cons: Nothing
Ella Rock House - Ella
9
8.3 Excellent (327 reviews)
₹ 3,114+
Overview
Located in Ella, Ella Rock House 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 self parking is available onsite.
Shadow Inn Guest House Ella - Ella - Building
10
8.5 Excellent (38 reviews)
₹ 1,840+
Overview Reviews
Located in Ella, Shadow Inn Guest House Ella is within a 5-minute drive of Nine Arches Bridge and Little Adam's Peak. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent services. The owner and his family so nice to us and also a good friendly staff. Supper clean. Good value for money
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly and helpful staff. Comfortable bed. Very nice food. Dinner available. Good position near centre of Ella but tucked away so it was quiet.
Cons: No tea making facilities in room. Room wasn’t serviced during 3 night stay - so no clean towels or bins emptied.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room is big and comfortable. The toilet is also clean. Have hot water also. The breakfast also great.
Cons: There's no lift at property.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great Hospitality and convenient location. Friendly service. Prices are reasonable. Walking distance to Ella town. Clean and well maintained. Can recommend this place. Enjoyed very much. All the very best!!! Shadow inn
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean rooms..tasty foods.. comfortable environment ..friendly staff..
Cons: Consider about few more parking slots ..
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Great service, perfect location and good value for money !
10.0 Excellent
Pros: -rooms nice and clean -helpful staff -breakfast very good -good location
Cons: -Nothing!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Must share and tell about the pleasant experience in this wonderful place! A huge and clean room, modern showers and very hot water, a private balcony and a huge lobby filled with sofas and balconies to rest and enjoy the fresh air. Located in the city center close to everything and very comfortable. Delicious food and warm and courteous service. Go enjoy - the most value for money in Sri lanka!
7.1 Good
Pros: Room is ok. Staff is helpful. Breakfast is ok.
Cons: Can't use bathroom consecutively, water filled in base and come to the room. Wi fi is not working. No tv at the room.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Rooms were super comfortable and airy with the balcony. Bathroom was clean and had a great shower. Staff were super friendly. You get WiFi throughout the hotel. Really close walk (2min) to all the restaurants and bars.
Rawana Holiday Resort - Ella - Building
11
8.2 Excellent (37 reviews)
₹ 2,336+
Overview
With a stay at Rawana Holiday Resort in Ella, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Kinellan Tea Factory and Nine Arches Bridge. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.
Ellas Edge Resort - Ella - Bedroom
12
7.9 Good (535 reviews)
₹ 3,185+
Overview Reviews
Located in Ella, Ellas Edge Resort is within a 5-minute drive of Kinellan Tea Factory and Nine Arches Bridge. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The location is very beautiful. It was amazing... :)
8.0 Excellent
Pros: It was a good experience & Mr Samir has taken Good care for us.
8.2 Excellent
Pros: As other people have said, the view is quite spectacular -- especially if you get one of the rooms that has one glass wall that faces the mountains. It's a few minutes walk from the center of town and it is a little dark at night but there's nothing to feel unsafe about. One of the guys who works there, Samir, has one of the best smiles ever. :-)
9.0 Excellent
Pros: view and panoramic
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The view is amazing and the hotel is not far from the city centre.
6.0 Good
Pros: Breakfast. View is wonderful
Cons: but the butterflies and other insects are filling the place at night and somehow they make their way inside the bedroom. Very annoying and disgusting
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Great view!
Cons: Downstairs toilet needed a good clean!
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Perfect view of Ellas Gap
Ella Green Cottages - Ella - Bedroom
13
7.8 Good (274 reviews)
₹ 2,336+
Overview Reviews
A stay at Ella Green Cottages places you in the heart of Ella, within a 5-minute drive of Kinellan Tea Factory and Nine Arches Bridge. Featured amenities include express check-in, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The hut we booked was nice and roomy. The terrace gave out on the forest where could see a lot of monkies, but also deer. The breakfast we had was really nice and extensive. I woke up earlier than my roommates to read on the terrace and the owner brought me FREE coffee, which was a really kind bonus. The huts are located at about 5-10 minute walk from the busy tourist street which is nice to get away from the noise. If you go further up the roads you get to the railway tracks which makes the nice to the nine arch bridge very nice, since you don't have to pass through the "tourist" street to go to the station.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Nice little spot, great breakfast
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Really great accommodation. Up in the trees and we even had monkeys on our deck. The staff were lovely and made breakfast for us. The rooms are budget but exceptionally clean! Right in the centre of Ella so easy to get around.
Cons: It felt slightly damp but that was more due to the location
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Really loved the location and the room we stayed.so calm and the jungle view and can’t really complain.even the guy who was there was really nice and helpful.foods and everything was really good.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: I really liked sitting out on the balcony looking out on beautiful trees. On our arrival we were treated to being served afternoon tea on our balcony. We also loved being served a delicious breakfast on the balcony. The room was simple and comfortable.
7.1 Good
Pros: Calm place with nice view from the balcony. The staff will bring breakfast on your balcony.
Cons: Bed sheets were missing. Wifi was too slow
Feelin' Good Resort - Ella - Building
14
7.8 Good (201 reviews)
₹ 2,973+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Feelin' Good Resort in Ella, you'll be in the mountains and 8 minutes by car from Ravana Falls. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: It has a beautiful location and nice staffs
Cons: Expensive food and low quality
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Lovely gardens and restaurant open on all sides with stunning mountain views and a bar. Really friendly, quite "cool" young staff, polite and helpful. Nice place for a drink and a game of backgammon! Good bathroom (great shower and plenty of hot water). Outside the main town of Ella by 10km so nice and peaceful.
Cons: The room was fine if a little lacking in character. There were very few people staying (at least, none in the restaurant in the early evening), which was a shame as it had a good vibe!
7.5 Good
Pros: The location is simply sublime- nestled in the hill top with 360 views of the mountain tops Outside of the Ella buzz - so was very quiet and tranquil The staff are very friendly and there is a homely vibe
Cons: Lack of authentic Sri Lankan food and knowledge of other nearby eateries Room and bed not cleaned or made during two night stay
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location is very peaceful, beautiful garden and views around. Very friendly staff. They even accepted to prepare breakfast earlier especially for us. Rooms are very spacious and very clean. The kids enjoyed playing in the garden.
7.1 Good
Pros: Slightly outside the city centre which was nice however, this also meant you had no other place to eat dinner apart from the property and we found was limited. View is amazing especially in the morning! Very good staff and the manager genuinely cares about the guests. They offer laundry service which was great! Lovely Breakfast.
Cons: The rooms were tired looking. There was no hot water available on the first day which was annoying as we just hiked little Adam's peak and were reeking!
7.5 Good
Pros: The cottages we opted for were exactly what we needed. Away from the hustle bustle. Since one of our friends got injured before the trip, he had to cancel. Upon requesting, the property accepted our cancellation, which helped a lot. There is no possibility of getting late night food, so if you plan to stay at such a location, make sure you carry midnight snacks with you at all times.
Cons: The bathrooms are dry and there was no possibility of using water at the WC. It probably meets the expectations of certain guests. But the property managers should keep in mind the requirements of all guests. Similarly, we reached the hotel in the evening after a really long drive from Nuwara Eliya. Upon reaching, before we could settle down in our rooms and rest, we had to plan our dinner which was a little annoying since we had been traveling all day and were extremely tired.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice resort with a big garden and clean rooms (we stayed in one of the bungalows). View is great. Breakfast is very good, and the overall food quality also. The location is some kilometres (20 min approximativ.) outside of Ella, but with bus, tuktuk and shuttle organised by the staff, there are multiple options. Owner and staff are friendly and helpful.
7.1 Good
Pros: cafe had great food very tasty, and beauitful view!
Cons: hotel was half finished, rooms have been quickly built. front door of room wouldnt close properly, toilet wasnt fixed to the wall correctly (it would move as soon as you sat on it)
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Very nice staff! Very good food. Absolutely clean, calm and wonderful nature.
Cons: Nothing
Hotel Alta Vista - Ella - Building
15
7.8 Good (192 reviews)
₹ 5,096+
Overview Reviews
In the heart of Ella, Hotel Alta Vista is within a 5-minute drive of Nine Arches Bridge and Little Adam's Peak. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: You get what you see. All bases covered.
Cons: There were some bugs in the room. Not sure how they got in since the room was completely closed.
4.6 Okay
Pros: Very good central location
Cons: Rooms not particularly clean, no air con, no international electric sockets, grubby
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Clean hotel, very friendly staff, spacious room with nice balcony view.
7.9 Good
Pros: The view is great! The location is excellent and the staff are super nice and helpful! We arranged a nice driver via the hotel manager.
Cons: The bed is not so comfortable and the windows are partially open, so we had to spray the mosquito repellent on the doors and windows to keep the bugs out.
Oak Ray Ella Gap Hotel - Ella - Building
16
7.2 Good (417 reviews)
₹ 8,706+
Overview Reviews
A stay at Oak Ray Ella Gap Hotel places you in the heart of Ella, within a 5-minute drive of Kinellan Tea Factory and Nine Arches Bridge. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great staff Service was adequate as per current situation (hardly no foreigners) Overall was very good experience
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Convenient location with on-site parking, which is lacking in many other Ella hotels.. Food was great.. The staff were truly responsive to guest requests..
Cons: The room needs some renovation and a colorwash!! Especially the bathroom had an old outlook.. The pool would've been way better off heated.. Water was freezing cold right up to midday, and very few guests attempted the pool..
3.8 Mediocre
Pros: Food quality was good.
Cons: Worst hotel experience ever. Toilets were stinky and some of the equipment which were in the bathroom were not in working condition. They have mebtioned that they are providing free fiwi for guests but sadly their Wi-Fi doesn't work inside rooms. Once we complained it to technical staff, they asked us to stay in the corridor to get access for the Wi-Fi since it only work for public areas. Room condition was unsatisfactory. Beds were not comfortable. Woodern floor was noicy. We were overcharged. They have not mentioned that they are charging taxes in the property description but we were 25$ overcharged.
7.1 Good
Pros: The location
Cons: I paid more than the amount in my booking on booking.com WiFi is only in the lobby and this is not mentioned on booking.com
5.4 Okay
Pros: Location is great
Cons: It was very noisy. We could not sleep for a whole night because of a dog that they let inside and which was barking in the hallways all night. Also at 6am they turned on some ventilator which was right next to the room.
5.8 Okay
Pros: staff were very friendly and tried to be helpful
Cons: Room was not cleaned during the whole day we were out and AC did not work

Best rooms in Ella

Ravana Heights - Ella - Building
1
8.3 Excellent (340 reviews)
₹ 12,457+
Overview Reviews
Located in Ella, Ravana Heights is within a 15-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.
1.0 Poor
Pros: Only the breakfast and of course two ladies in the service.
Cons: Behaviour of the owner and the hospitality .. it’s worst. Price is exorbitant compared to the facilities.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Excellent host and staff, very friendly and helpful. Beautiful garden and a stunning view. Great breakfast, comfortable large room with lovely outside seating.
Cons: The main road is busy for walk into town, although the walk is short and the noise does not effect the property.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The staff was extremely nice, breakfast was always fresh and extremely great. Very nice place to stay in Ella.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: good breakfast good view good location staff very good room clean and comfortable
Cons: nothing to fault no dislikes
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Big clean bedroom with comfy bed. Renovated clean bathroom. Very kind and friendly staff. Breakfast was delicious every morning and the view is just incredible.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The staff, in particular the owner, was extremely helpful. He even went so far as to arrange an Ella tour (on the house) for us. The breakfast was wonderful, and the rooms were very comfortable.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was big and clean. There were very good wifi-connection. The staff were very friendly and helpful. They helped book hikingtrips and made lunch and dinner on request. Very good food. Beautiful view and garden.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing staff, incredible views, great rooms with huge bathroom. The breakfast was sensational
Cons: Nothing
Sunnyside Holiday Bungalow - Ella - Outdoor view
2
8.9 Excellent (114 reviews)
₹ 2,548+
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
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The room where close to the centrum, it was clean and the accommodation was spacious. Breakfast was typical for the island, everything fresh! The owner was really nice person, she was taking care of us, trying to host us really good. She was waiting for us until we came home. There was no problem to stay a bit longer in the last day. She offered us free water and some food for our further journey to the next city, what was really kind!
Cons: The water pressure was not good enough and the water was not warm (on the evening were quite cold outside so hot shower was what we wanted) but for sure it would not be a problem for everybody, specially for that price.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Good location, very friendly host, superb breakfast (probably the best in Sri Lanka), good WiFi.
Cons: Some more European sockets would be good.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was great overnight stay with wonderful hosts. Totally recommended as the place is super clean, everything was ready for our comfortable stay. As we had left early morning our breakfast was prepared for take away which we enjoyed during our safari in Udalawale. Happy we had chosen this place. Railway station pick up is a great advantage of this place but you need to be precise with arrival time as we agreed on approx. pick up time and nobody was waiting for us when we arrived. Even thought it was not a problem as we picked up tuk tuks while the costs were kindly compensated due to such misunderstanding.
Cons: Nothing to complain.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Cynthia was an absolutely awesome host and the Sri Lankan breakfast we had each day was superb. We only intended staying for one night, however stayed for 2. The location of the property was perfect; a short walk from the city centre, which can be quite crazy, a short walk from the train station and very quiet. It was great waking each morning to birds singing and tranquility. Cynthia was very caring in that she asked us to let her know when we were back from our dinner date, which to me speaks a thousand words. There was never any issues and Cynthia was always accommodating. This stay was a highlight to our trip.
Cons: The only thing was the strength of the wifi in our room.
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.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Strongly Recommend!
Mountain Heaven - Ella - Bedroom
3
8.6 Excellent (262 reviews)
₹ 13,448+
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.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The hotel has great views of Ella gap, and is a little away from the noisy town centre. Clean, airy room and reception /dining area. Pool is a bonus. Staff were all friendly, helpful and efficient.
Cons: No big issues; worth noting lots of steep steps, which is inevitable on the side of a hill. Some folk may not welcome that.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The view is breathtaking from the lobby, from the pool and the room. Simply gorgeous mountain surroundings. The breakfast is amazing! The staff very sweet and helpful. Overall I loved it here.
Cons: Even though the hotel is a very short distance from the center of town, it isn't really walkable. You must take a tuk-tuk each time so be prepared for this. It is only 5 minutes drive. I would suggest they put a screen door on the balcony so that we can enjoy the breeze without having mosquitos and other bugs. The bathroom got kind of "buggy" at times. Perhaps check the sealing around windows to outside. It wasn't that bad and I would still recommend highly the hotel!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The view from our room was breathtaking! Also had a wonder swimming pool.
6.0 Good
Pros: stunning views from our room staff were friendly
Cons: Comaparably expensive - stayed places costing less but better standard all round than this property. Maintenance needs to be kept up.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing service, and the team even put an effort to get a cake for me as my stay was for celebrating my birthday. Would love to come here again. Thanks to the entire team.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The views are incredible. The pool in incredible. The lady who checked us in (I feel awful for not asking her name now) was very helpful and very friendly. She also gave great tips on shortcuts to get to some attractions and town. The room was very comfortable.
Cons: The door to the bathroom is about 180cm tall, and had a raised tile ledge. This resulted in MANY knocked heads and stubbed toes (yes - I know, I should have learnt after the first time). Apart from this, the rooms were perfect.
Brilliant View Home Stay - Ella - Bedroom
4
8.9 Excellent (276 reviews)
₹ 2,548+
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.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The included breakfast was wonderful and the people working there were very friendly. It was a little walk away from town which was nice because the area was quiet, but most of all the view was spectacular! It was a very clean and comfortable stay.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The view
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: The brekky was ample, the rooms very very clean. The view is just amazing and the host is super kind and very helpful.
Cons: Everything was perfect.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were amazing, so helpful. We had to leave early in the morning so they made us breakfast to go and took us to the bus stop. Exceptional service!!!!
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