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Zion View Ella Green Retreat - Ella - Bedroom
1
8.8 Excellent (715 reviews)
₹ 16,908+
Overview Reviews
Located in Ella, 2.7 km from Demodara Nine Arch Bridge, Zion View Ella Green Retreat provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a bar. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. The accommodation features room service, a shared lounge and currency exchange for guests. Each room includes a private bathroom with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries. At the hotel rooms have a seating area. A continental breakfast is available daily at Zion View Ella Green Retreat. Ella Spice Garden is 700 metres from the accommodation, while Ella Rock is 2.6 km away.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Truly wonderful place! From the moment you arrive they knew our name and had fresh hot tea and warm towel ready for us to refresh with. Comfy large communal areas Very quiet and felt safe and secure. Beds were comfortable and rooms cleaned daily. Easy walk to the town, Adams peak and nine arch’s bridge. Staff were amazing especially the chef do get the Sri Lanka dinner its amazing. Beautifully cooked and cheaper than the restaurants in town.
Cons: Nothing
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The view is stunning, and the staff are really helpful and friendly - including the tuk tuk and taxi drivers they arranged for us. Rooms and clean and food is good. Pool and spa and yoga a nice extra :)
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Stunning location
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We celebrate here my birthday, they prepare table for us and I get a cake from the staff, it was so kind.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The hammock on our balcony. The small pool. The view. The breakfast! The rice and curry dinner. The massage at the tiny beautiful spa. The kind and helpful staff that provide everything you need, without being pushy. We loved our stay and would gladly come back. We stayed in a room on the same floor as the restaurant.
Cons: Noisy construction close by and unstable hot water in the shower. Lunch was sub par. For the price we payed for the room it seemed a bit too expensive. But looking at our total bill (dinner, spa, laundry etc) our stay was quite reasonably priced.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: It was dark when I arrived so I didn't see the amazing view till the next morning. OMG. No wonder they have hammocks on the balconies. I wanted to spend hours looking out over the view.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hotel has a stunning view overlooking Ella Rock and the mountains in the distance. The staff was very friendly and helpful with everything from buying a sim card, booking guided tours and giving local tips on where to go. We stayed here when Covid-19 hit Sri Lanka and found that the staff were informative and handled the situation as professionally.
Oak Ray Ella Gap Hotel - Ella - Building
2
7.2 Good (483 reviews)
₹ 9,284+
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: We had to change to this hotel because the one we had booked before was awful and had bugs. The staff at Oak Ray Ella Gap was amazing and helped us with all the arrangements! Really loved the atmosphere and feeling in here, thank you!
6.0 Good
Pros: hotel good for 1/2 nights no more dinner and breakfast is discrete and poor room is good and clean
Cons: the cost is to much, may be because in central location
7.0 Good
Pros: The location of the hotel is great being situated within a 30 sec walk to the restaurants / bars. The view from the room was disappointing as the website indicates a valley view. This hotel is great if you want a good value and to be close to restaurants / bars.
Cons: The pool water was murky and we didn't trust swimming in it. The pool area was not very inviting so we skipped the pool all together. The rooms are big but the view is mediocre.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Location is great!
Cons: Staff is very unprofessional !!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The staff here were 1st class. Ash on reception upgraded us for free and sorted travel to udawalawe national safari park then onto Mirissa for a very good price. The location of the hotel was bang in the center of Ella village with fantastic access to all bars restaurants and tourist attractions
Cons: View from the balcony was just trees but this isn’t a complaint
Planters Bungalow - Ella - Building
3
8.8 Excellent (371 reviews)
₹ 8,680+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Planters Bungalow in Ella, you'll be 6 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.
7.9 Good
Pros: Beautiful views, very peaceful. Lovely small, quiet hotel. Modern bathroom. We travelled to the attractions in the day and enjoyed dinner in the hotel gardens at night.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic two nights stay in an oasis which would easily fit into the category “boutique hotels”. Rooms are set in a beautiful and well maintained garden (short guided tour provided upon request, including historical background of the site). Relaxed atmosphere, great hospitality, friendly and very helpful staff (for example excursion tips, including non-touristy ones), excellent food (breakfast, lunch and dinner). The best place we stayed in during our holiday in Sri Lanka. Thank you!
Cons: Nothing
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The views were amazing and the staff were so helpful and kind
Cons: It was too far from Ella town (around 10km)
8.0 Excellent
Pros: We liked the tranquility of the accommodation and were aided by the helpful staff. We would especially like to thank Joseph for his Tuk Tuk driving to Ella and also for transporting us to our next accommodation. He was helpful looked after us well.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The place has lovely gardens and the grounds were beautifully maintained. The staff were all very friendly and helpful and the room was clean with a great view. They offer tours for very affordable prices and we had lots of fun. It is a great place to come to for relaxing.
7.9 Good
Pros: The gardens and views are what drew me to this hotel and they didn’t disappoint. The staff, especially the manager, were very friendly and welcoming and also eager to help.
Cons: The hotel is about a 20 minute tuk tuk ride from Ella. While they offer transportation and a range of excursions, prices were a bit expensive which was the only let down.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff, good food.
Cons: Swimming pool had poor access, in my opinion not suitable for people with mobility issues of any kind. Not user friendly. I did inform staff on our departure, my wife loves to swim but was less than enthusiastic when she realised the difficulties involved.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Rooms very nice and clean. They grow all their own vegetables for the restaurant. Staff very attentive and polite. Very quite with lovely gardens and swimming pool. A fantastic retreat after a busy day sightseeing.
Cons: Leaving.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff are exceptional
Mountain Heaven - Ella - Bedroom
4
8.2 Excellent (291 reviews)
₹ 14,341+
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.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff, absolutely stunning view. Infinitypool.... big clean room. They arranged late check out.
Cons: The food could be better. Breakfast was absolutely ok, but lunch was not. I would really recommend it anyway! Its a really great place!!!! A bit of luxury up in the Sri Lankan mountains!!!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The views here are stunning! It’s probably the nicest view I’ve ever woken up to, the balcony, pool and restaurant all overlook the natural back drop. The staff are really friendly and food prices are really affordable.
7.0 Good
Pros: The view in the morning was beautiful and refreshing particularly during the sunrise. Staff were very helpful and friendly. They were understanding given our late check-in.
Cons: You can easily hear noises from the bar and restaurant. Breakfast was not as much you would expect-portion wise.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: There are so many options of accommodation but I have to say the views from this hotel are stunning and the location is great with a handy little shortcut along the tracks that brings you straight into town. The staff are really helpful.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Absolutely top notch hotel for view from Ella - the best. Infinity pool, glass walls/doors of each room with incredible breath-taking views. Easy tuctuc ride to main cafes/bars. Will come back. It’s amazing and worth £150 /night
Cons: Although breakfast was immaculate 4 star hotel standard, the evening restaurant menu let the hotel down. Poor. We ended up in Chill in town, which we highly recommend.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was fabulous!
7.9 Good
Pros: Fabulous view that would be difficult to beat and a great infinity pool
Cons: The staff were friendly and keen to help but needed a bit more direction in their training. For such a high priced property the public areas could have been cleaner - dust and dead insects should have been cleared away more regularly
Ravana Heights - Ella - Building
5
8.4 Excellent (318 reviews)
₹ 13,285+
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.
7.0 Good
Pros: Location is great for doing the Ella Rock hike and easy access to Ella’s shops and bars. If you’re looking for somewhere close to Little Adams peak, the other side of the village would be more convenient. The view from the property is epic. Breakfast was great and included a fruit platter, pancakes, eggs of your choice and toast.
Cons: We didn’t receive a particularly warm welcome on arrival. There wasn’t anyone at the front desk and no one helped us with our luggage up the steep steps going up to the hotel - we arrived about 6pm, so not unusually late. Apart from the owner no one speaks English here, so it was difficult to communicate with staff. The hotel suppose to charge your credit card (with no credit card fees as advertised by booking.com) a week prior to arrival. They don’t charge the card, instead they want you to pay cash when you leave or add 3% card fee if you pay at the hotel by card. This isn’t clear when the booking is made, if I knew they wouldn’t charge my card prior to arrival, I would have made sure I had enough cash on me. The room needed some maintenance, the safe was playing up, it took about 10 attempts to lock it and same to open it. Bathroom seemed newly renovated, but unfortunately style over function. The water wouldn’t go down the sink. We’ve raised it with staff but they haven’t done anything about it during our stay. Water in the bathroom was yellowish. We’ve only been given one tiny bottle of shower gel and it hasn’t been replaced when the room was made up the following morning. It was hard work trying to ask for another one, which still wasn’t enough for our stay by the way - this is a hiking destination, it gets dusty and people shower 2 or 3 times a day after walks in the heat. It costs next nothing to provide toiletries, so why not be a bit more generous, this place is £80 a night after all. Generally lacks attention to detail.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The women who run the place are formidable. The food is the best I tasted in Sri Lanka. It was very peaceful and chill just how we wanted to. If you like to wonder with a cup of tea the breathtaking mountains this is your place.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very welcoming - excellent food - we were very well looked after. Stunning views.
Cons: nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The kindness of the owner and the ladies Very beautiful cosy and clean room Advices for trekking Incredible view on the moutain Delicious breakfast We have been upgraded in an amazing penthouse!
Cons: Nothing
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was brilliant as well as the option of the thai dinner at night which was really tasty. The location is a little awkward but the staff called a tuk tuk whenever required. I guess it is the price to pay for the priceless Ella Rock view.
Cons: Nothing actually. It was one of the best places we stayed at during our trip. By far.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent site (breakfast terrace opposite Ella Rock) and location within easy walking distance of Ella Station and plentiful restaurants. The affable host, Senaelhi, was a firm Anglophile (rare these days) and suggested itineraries for us over our three day stay. He employed a tuk-tuk driver who, on the first afternoon, took us on a scenic drive into the hills above Ella from where we could see Little Adam's Peak and Lipton's Seat. The accommodation was handily placed for buses to attractions in the surrounding area. Trips we enjoyed included: taking the train to nearby Bandarawela and wandering through the exotic and tourist-free Sunday market followed by a cup of tea in the nearby Bandarawela Hotel - a venerable old tea planters' club; walking along the railway line from Ella Station to the grandiose Nine Arch Bridge and then ascending through Finlay Tea Estate upto the summit of Little Adam's Peak with stupendous views, returning back down to catch the momentous sight of the 1530 train to Badulla chugging majestically over the aforementioned bridge; taking the bus to Wellawaya, passing by the soaring Rawana Waterfall en route, then negotiating with a tuk-tuk driver to take us to the magnificent Dilaluma Waterfalls where we swam blissfully with locals in one of the delightful rockpools; stopping by the roadside to observe rice being threshed and fed directly into sacks.
Cons: Everything exceeded expectations. The female staff were utterly charming and would provide daytime meals, if requested, as well as substantial and delicious breakfasts.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: View was perfect The pancake was delicious!!! Credit goes to the chef!!! Perfect location
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The view was amazing. All the staff were very kind and homely. The location was really convenient as well - short walk into town. Breakfast was very filling as well !
Cons: Aircon light was very bright at night - and also outside lights were very bright which made it a bit hard to sleep without sleeping mask.
Ellas Edge Resort - Ella - Bedroom
6
7.9 Good (538 reviews)
₹ 3,397+
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.
7.0 Good
Cons: No towels for hands
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent hotel! Amazing mountain views from the rooms, the terrace and the restaurant! Cozy room. There is no air conditioning, but even in the high season (we were in March), it is not needed, it is fresh and comfortable in the mountains. Responsive staff, helped with everything. Organized early coffee, a delicious lunch box and helped with the transfer to the train station. The hotel restaurant serves delicious food and large portions. The pancake with banana and chocolate is great!) From the hotel to the center of Ella 10 minutes on foot, to Small Adam peak and nine arch bridge you can walk, enjoying the views and meeting the monkeys along the way)) We are delighted with Ella and this hotel! Will definitely come back again! Hello to the big boss!)))
Cons: Nothing!
5.4 Okay
Pros: Amazing view! Good location, 4 minutes walk from city center. Breakfast was fair and the staff helped us with an early one when needed.
Cons: The rooms were not clean, towels and linens had black spots and I can even begin to say about the smell coming mainly from the bathroom.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful views from the the front of the rooms and restaurant with a lovely breakfast and only a $2 Aus tuk tuk ride from town. Staff were friendly in organising our tuk tuks and even gave us a free bottle of water for our trip to mirrissa. Thanks guys
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The best view u can get. Clean beautiful rooms. Luxury. Very friendly people. Breakfast is great and they serve food all day. Could stay here for a very long time. Definitely worth every penny!!
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. :-)
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Best thing by far is the view from the hotel, of Ella gap. Watch the sun rise or sun set.
Cons: The road is slightly noisy. Some construction work to the main road which will hopefully be finished soon. However didn’t spoil my experience. The view far outweighed this.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful view from room and restaurant to Ella rock. Very good breakfast. Near to centre.
7.0 Good
Pros: Nice views from room and comfortable, clean room.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The view is definitely the highlight of the Ella Edge Resort! The rooms are spacious and clean, the mosquito net protects you perfectly from the little peasants. The staff was super friendly and helpful. We extended our stay for one more night to enjoy more of Ella‘s awesome landscape. The hotel is a little down the hill which is perfect because it‘s a few steps away from the trouble at the main road but still within walking distance (5-10 mins up the hill). There was a construction site and the rooms can be quite loud but we didn‘t mind. Breakfast was fine and we‘d book again if we‘d come back to Ella.
Hotel Onrock - Ella - Building
7
8.7 Excellent (227 reviews)
₹ 6,869+
Overview Reviews
Located in Ella, Hotel Onrock is in the mountains, within a 15-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: Fantastic views of Ella rock from our room, staff were very helpful. Very close to ella town
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing view and amazing staff!
6.7 Good
Pros: View was amazing Nice staff
Cons: Rooms were ok but not special at all
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic views from your balcony.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Spacious room, excellent view, good food. Not far away from bridge and mountains.
Cons: Everything good, only on check out the guy calculated wrong amount of money to be paid. Check before paying! Also the shower was very bad, hard to get warm water.
10.0 Excellent
Cons: The hotel was a good choice. well located an the Manager(Mr. Rohan) was an excellent host. Super supportive and made our stay even better. The view was beautiful as well. Note: the pancake was amazing!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Really nice place with amazing sunrise view. Friendly stuff, good breakfast
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Mr Rohan added a special touch to the quality of service.
6.0 Good
Pros: Disappointing experience with the view being the only highlight. Simply not value for money.
Cons: The facilities are run down and multiple things weren’t working.
Misty Hills Ella Resort - Ella - Building
8
8.4 Excellent (179 reviews)
₹ 7,020+
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.
7.1 Good
Pros: Amazing view from our balcony, view from breakfast room. Large bedroom inc fridge. Decent breakfast. Helpful staff. Could pay by credit card
Cons: Wi fi - could sign in but then couldn’t access any websites. Hard to find in the dark - only one unlit sign. Steep walk up to Ella but manageable. Kettle didn’t work but replaced. No teaspoons provided. Asked for fresh milk for tea which came in a bowl with no spoon. Manager thankfully agreed to drop his suggested charge for the milk
9.6 Excellent
Pros: You pick up this hotel because of the fantastic view
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful view from balcony. You can watching sunrise from your room.
Cons: I wish there was a Sri Lanka’s breakfast to choose.
7.1 Good
Pros: Breakfast was good
Cons: Too steep And no parking
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The view is amazing, breathtaking. The quote big room very comfy and has all you need to enjoy that view; big balcony, tea and coffee facilities, refrigerator to store your beer.. The staff is ever so friendly and can arrange all you need. Bed is good with a decent muskitonet. Very large bathroom with hot water
Cons: Nothing really.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Holy cow, the view from our room! This was by far our favorite stay in our entire 3 week trip to Sri Lanka. The balcony attached to our room gives you an amazing view of Ella Rock and Little Adam's Peak; it was so lovely I sent my husband to climb Ella Rock by himself while I stayed behind to read with the view before me lol. Our room was incredibly spacious and came with a double bed (equipped with a mosquito net that doesn't tangle up all over you! Yay!), a single bed for a third guest, a vanity, a wardrobe, ceiling fan, AC unit, mini fridge with bottled water, and hair dryer. The restroom is also incredibly spacious, but located up several steep steps. The layout of the room is such that the entrance immediately opens up to a steep set of stairs. There is a break for entry into the restroom, followed by more steps before you gain access to the bedroom. This did not bother us, but it may be of something to note if stairs aren't your thing (in fact, there are a LOT of stairs on this property!) The breakfast is located downstairs in their restaurant floor. We were offered tea, juice, breads, and either a Western or Sri Lankan breakfast. We've tried both and both were excellent. My husband and I have also utilized their laundry service; it was reasonably priced and promptly completed by the next morning. As for the location of the property, it is possible to walk to Ella Town, but expect walking up gradual slopes right beside traffic. As of March 2020, there was also heavy construction taking place to prevent landslides, so it wasn't the most pleasant commute. However, it was totally worth it for the view.
Cons: Accessing Misty Hills is tricky, because it requires going up a steep slope straight off the main road. ...This is honestly the only complaint I have.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The food was DELICIOUS. The service was wonderful- everyone was friendly and helpful. The view was epic, worth staying just for that. We really enjoyed the spacious balcony!
Cons: The bathroom had a bit of musty smell, but this was solved by keeping the toilet lid closed when not in use.
Ella Rock House - Ella - Bedroom
9
8.4 Excellent (225 reviews)
₹ 3,321+
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.
Hotel Alta Vista - Ella - Building
10
7.3 Good (208 reviews)
₹ 5,435+
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.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Central location. Spacious room.
Cons: There is a steep walk from the main road to the property but hey you’re in Ella and one should do some hiking.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Room was big , bath also big ! Neat n clean .
Cons: Steep walk to reach the Hotel , although central location , Room on third floor with staircase , no lift . Restaurant dysfunctional.
7.9 Good
Pros: Good location, very clean, big rooms
Cons: Breakfast very limited. Up a very very very steep hill!!
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Handy location in centre of Ella. Spacious rooms with balconies and views across the valley.
Cons: Some modernisation of bathrooms /showers and bedding required. Breakfast overpriced compared to local restaurants. Steep driveway from road.
2.9 Mediocre
Pros: Nothing at all
Cons: The towels were smelly The extra charged us above the rate plus taxes They are not done with construction or swept the property
7.0 Good
Pros: Breakfast was good & the scenery
Cons: Approach to the hotel was hilly & very difficult to manoeuvre
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: Not more
Cons: Staff not friendly. And not more sicure
Ella Jungle Inn - Ella - Bedroom
11
7.2 Good (41 reviews)
₹ 5,133+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Ella Jungle Inn in Ella, you'll be in the mountains and 10 minutes by car from Ravana Falls. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Guests may use a train station pick-up service for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Staff was super friendly and helpful.
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: The bed was clean and comfortable and had a mosquito net. Breakfast is usually served from 7.30am but because we had an early train booked from Ella they agreed to provide it to us at 6.30am. There wasn’t much choice for me but they did prepare a lovely dhal and roti, which was delicious.
Cons: 25 minutes drive from Ella town itself Limited choice for vegetarians / vegans on the dinner and breakfast menu. Food overpriced for the quality. No alcoholic drinks and no soft drinks (7Up / Sprite / Cola) available upon request. Chalets are "unfinished" with big gaps between walls and roof. Some windows are unglazed. Plastic sheeting covering bathroom meaning incredibly loud noise when it rains. Leeches and cockroaches in the bathroom. Ants everywhere.
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: The location was good and convenient. The staff acknowledged that the place requires renovation. They were also nice enough to waive the cost of some of the meals due to the poor standard of the rooms. They also arranged to transfer one couple to Ella Jungle Resort which had a much better standard.
Cons: The hotel looks rundown. The rooms aren't clean and the footpath leading to the rooms require renovation. The entire place requires an uplift. They also need to hire more staff and train them to carry out their responsibilities. Very poor service.
7.9 Good
Pros: There are two locations wich have to be distinguished: We stayed in Ella Jungle Inn, where the reception and restaurant is right next to the road, the single chalet’s are just a few steps into the jungle. We had a chalet with a nice size and an amazing view over the valley into the jungle. Then there is Ella Jungle Resort, which we visited for a day trip, and which is deep down the valley. In order to reach it you need to take the jeep taxi and after that a quite old cable car. The Jungle Resort is nice too, inserted in rice fields in the valley.
Cons: The level of maintenance and attention to details could be much higher. The area between the single chalets seems a bit run down. Breakfast was OK, but very simple. Our chalet had three ventilation holes with now grids or anything. Considering the amount of monkeys at the place I thought there could be a non wanted visitor in the room.
4.0 Okay
Pros: Location and the staff is friendly. Specially the worker named maduranga was good.
Cons: The rooms are too old and specially the bathroom. Definitely they should renovate the hotel. Food is not worth at all for the money and with regrets its fishy smell. Does not look at all as shown in the booking.com a
Shadow Inn Guest House Ella - Ella - Building
12
8.1 Excellent (42 reviews)
₹ 1,963+
Overview Reviews
Located in Ella, Shadow Inn Guest House Ella is within a 10-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: Staff were absolutely lovely and welcoming as soon as we arrived. Room was a good size with lots of space and a lovely balcony. Breakfast was fantastic! Absolutely delicious. Location was superb- 5 min walk into town and very central. Overall we had a wonderful stay and I would highly recommend.
5.0 Okay
Pros: very good and tasty breakfast; the ladies so nice and taking care of the customers!
Cons: the price is much too high for this standard.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: wonderful hosts and staff, very welcoming and attentive. excellent service, the hotel is cozy, clean
7.0 Good
Pros: Centrally located and friendly staff. Also clean.
Cons: More noisy than expected. Also showers very low installed and cold
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!
The Tenth Hotel - Ella - Bedroom
13
7.5 Good (40 reviews)
₹ 6,567+
Overview Reviews
Located in Ella, The Tenth Hotel is in the historical district, within a 15-minute drive of Kinellan Tea Factory and Nine Arches Bridge. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a train station pick-up service.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent manager, he should own the place!!!! He was friendly and kind, cooks amazingly too!
7.0 Good
Pros: Location was good. Had a very good mountain view from my room. Room was clean and tidy. AC worked perfectly. Staff was really helpful and nice.
Cons: Breakfast was not awesome. It's just normal English breakfast. Didn't get enough hot water.
5.0 Okay
Pros: The view; Prasad, the receptionist was friendly and helpful and makes great omelettes.
Cons: The room did not have soap or shampoo and shower gel, there was only one small toilet paper roll. There was only one towel per person, i.e. no face/head towel. The room is not cleaned daily. I was told I could pay by card in dollars but In the end I could not. I would have expected more for the price.
8.0 Excellent
Cons: The shower tap was broken and hot and cold water was switched.
8.3 Excellent
Cons: We must salute the Manager / Care Taker of the property Mr Prasad. He had absolute qualities of service personality in hospitality / tourism industry staff member with the attitude of acknowledging guest requests with a positive attitude, never say no. Sadly, looks like the owners are neglecting the property this property. One & only Microwave was not working, with many more basic simple facilities of motel not been available. Looking at the kitchen basic utensils & utilities lacking If I’m to go back, will be just for sake the caring of Manager / Care Taker Mr Prasad
5.0 Okay
Pros: Staff was so nice! He is a true gem! The only thing that was amazing in this place was a person working here! He even helped us to get good price car to Kandy.
Cons: No wifi signal - we had router in our room but owner did not pay for the bill and staff could not do anything. Hotel photos on booking are probably those from the opening day. Now it is old and bad maintained. This is not 3 star hotel!
7.5 Good
Pros: Location
The Secret Ella - Ella - Building
14
8.7 Excellent (93 reviews)
₹ 18,115+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at The Secret Ella in Passara, you'll be 11 mi (17.6 km) from Muthiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya and 11.4 mi (18.3 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.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful old tea plantation bungalow complex converted into gorgeous rooms- really luxurious with a lot of character. Place is owned by the same people as 98 acres- we visited there a couple of times but we preferred The Secret! AMAZING views, especially from the pool; Fantastic service- genuinely friendly and want to help, great manager. Delicious food. Would love to live there permanently!!!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Pool and view and service and food
7.9 Good
Pros: Ambiance, breakfast, pool with a view
10.0 Excellent
Pros: One of the gems in Ella. Beautiful place in the middle of an active Tea Plantation. 20 minute walk to the 9 Arch Bridge to see the trains go by. The staff was excellent. They are exceptionally accomadating to our every need. Highly recommend.
Cons: N/A
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: The views are amazing unfortunately when we were there in January, it was very foggy / misty.
Cons: The restaurant - The coffee was so weak, and only warm, that we gave up on that and ordered tea. A cup arrived but I had to ask twice for tea to go in it - the flowers at the table were dead - it was nearly impossible to get salt out of the shaker - we tried about six. Other hotels where there is high humidity take a different approach that works in humidity - the food was reasonable but I would have hoped for better (which we got elsewhere) - the staff seemed to be going through the motions without really understanding what they were doing - you offered a single red wine by the glass (as opposed to by the bottle) and for both nights we were there you did not have that wine. Every other place I know in those circumstances would open another bottle give you a glass and then keep that bottle as the house wine for sale by the glass. I even mentioned this to the manager and he was resistant to do it The room - I understand the need to have a master switch for the electrics but this was stupidly placed on the far side of the room the other side of the bed. So we had to stumble around in darkness to find the switch located behind the bed. - the overall lighting was at such a low level especially in the bathroom that it was impossible to see anything. The bathroom in particular was so dark you could not use the mirror above the basin to shave/put on makeup. - the shower head holder was broken so it was not possible to use the shower head on the rail. We asked someone to come and look at it, they did nothing so we asked again. They came but nothing happened. - the room had a wonderful bath but the window was then too high to fully enjoy sitting in the bath and admiring the view out of the panoramic window - the dressing gown had been cleaned but had a large, very obvious stain on it - I understand that there was no air-conditioning given the climate but given that temperatures dropped to 12C I was surprised that there was no form of heating.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: mostly the view, the lodge and the design of the lodges
Cons: only ,there are no varieties of food
6.0 Good
Pros: The surroundings are beautiful, the pool and the views and the old planters bungalow were brilliant. We stayed in the wooden cabins which had the most amazing view. The food was brilliant and the service very friendly and helpful.
Cons: There wasn’t anything in particular we didn’t like. We just felt It was too expensive for what it was. For the price we paid we expected better . If the price was £30 a night cheaper then it would meet our expectations.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff; Excellent food; Customer oriented ; Quiet; Excellent ambiance ; Flexible ; Great Chefs
Cons: Slightly over priced
Ella Green Cottages - Ella - Bedroom
15
8.0 Excellent (236 reviews)
₹ 2,491+
Overview Reviews
A stay at Ella Green Cottages places you in the heart of Ella, a 6-minute drive from Kinellan Tea Factory and 11 minutes from 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.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Rooms are more comfortable .outside of the environment is eco friendly. I was very happy to stay there.
Cons: Certainty no.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location was great, the rooms were spacious and clean and the breakfast gave us a great start to the day. The staff were also very helpful
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Really nice and super friendly staff, helped out everywhere, breakfast was delicious, you can choose between different dishes, accomodation is central, but away from bars and noisy restaurants
10.0 Excellent
Pros: View on the jungle and the wild life (monkeys) Very kind staff Very good breakfast Clean room with mosquito net
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice rooms, good location close to the city. Very nice host. We got a free room upgrade and some good coffee/tea and breakfast. Would recommend!
9.0 Excellent
Pros: It was a really comfortable stay and was really relaxing. Loved the surroundings
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The breakfast was amazing with traditional hopper, pancakes, coconut roti, eggs, etc. We were given hot tea as a welcome drink which was very nice and relaxing to drink at balcony. Love the balcony area looking at the trees, creek and blue trains (near to train tracks). The location is about 5 mins to the main street where all the restaurants were. The bedroom was spacious with two large bed with clean bedsheets and mosquito nets. The bathroom is big as well and not as many mosquitos. The owner waited for us in front of the chalet when we got there. We also get to see them climb the big trees and harvested the jackfruit which was awesome for the kids to experience. We walked from the cottage to little adam peak and nine arch bridge. I had shirodhara at one of the salon near there. The view from main street to the cottage was breathtaking with waterfalls and mountain views.
Cons: The construction next door. Too loud and annoying but luckily we were not there during the day but it started early in the morning. Didn't get to see any wildlife maybe because the construction was too loud
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice cottage in the centre of ella. Good Breakfast with monkeys, best place to relax
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice helpful staff...served complimentary tea and breakfast
Cons: Everything was good..nothing for dislike
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Loved the location and great value for the money
Cons: Hard to find the staff when you needed something
Feelin' Good Resort - Ella - Building
16
7.8 Good (155 reviews)
₹ 3,170+
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.
8.0 Excellent
Cons: Amazing view from the cottage
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The Sri Lankan vegetable curry was literally the best we had during our four weeks trip in Sri Lanka.
Cons: It is nice and calm but a little bit far away from Ella.
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
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Rooms were spacious and impeccable. Not too far from the center. Agreed to both early check-in and late check-out.
Cons: The hot water was not really hot in the morning. However, the water was not too cold either. Breakfast was a flop. The Pancakes were served plain. When asked if we could order from the menu, the staff was reluctant to accommodate our request.
1.0 Poor
Cons: The property gave our room away and put 3 adult women in a triple room with an outside bathroom instead of the large suite we had booked months in advance. then were not apologetic about it and tried to conceal it.
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.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The cleanliness is at good level.bed Sheets are fresh.It is very comfortable rooms big and spacious.It is surrounded by jungle,full of sounds of nature.
Cons: Location of the place is quite far from the city.It takes 20 minutes of ride by bus or tuk tuk.Buses run regularly till 10 pm approximately.But it can be also a good side as it is out of the city,freshh air,quite.
6.0 Good
Pros: The location is great and view from the property is beautiful. We had booked a cottage and it was very quiet and peaceful.
Cons: The food was not great, both in terms of choice and taste. The dinner was pretty bad as we could not finish it. The options for breakfast were extremely limited.
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)

Best rooms in Ella

Mountain Heaven - Ella - Bedroom
1
8.2 Excellent (291 reviews)
₹ 14,341+
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.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff, absolutely stunning view. Infinitypool.... big clean room. They arranged late check out.
Cons: The food could be better. Breakfast was absolutely ok, but lunch was not. I would really recommend it anyway! Its a really great place!!!! A bit of luxury up in the Sri Lankan mountains!!!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The views here are stunning! It’s probably the nicest view I’ve ever woken up to, the balcony, pool and restaurant all overlook the natural back drop. The staff are really friendly and food prices are really affordable.
7.0 Good
Pros: The view in the morning was beautiful and refreshing particularly during the sunrise. Staff were very helpful and friendly. They were understanding given our late check-in.
Cons: You can easily hear noises from the bar and restaurant. Breakfast was not as much you would expect-portion wise.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: There are so many options of accommodation but I have to say the views from this hotel are stunning and the location is great with a handy little shortcut along the tracks that brings you straight into town. The staff are really helpful.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Absolutely top notch hotel for view from Ella - the best. Infinity pool, glass walls/doors of each room with incredible breath-taking views. Easy tuctuc ride to main cafes/bars. Will come back. It’s amazing and worth £150 /night
Cons: Although breakfast was immaculate 4 star hotel standard, the evening restaurant menu let the hotel down. Poor. We ended up in Chill in town, which we highly recommend.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was fabulous!
7.9 Good
Pros: Fabulous view that would be difficult to beat and a great infinity pool
Cons: The staff were friendly and keen to help but needed a bit more direction in their training. For such a high priced property the public areas could have been cleaner - dust and dead insects should have been cleared away more regularly
Brilliant View Home Stay - Ella - Building
2
9.0 Excellent (242 reviews)
₹ 2,717+
10.0 Excellent
Pros: First of all the location is kind of magic, thanks to the amazing direct view on Ella Rock and the waterfall. We stayed two nights with our 2,5 years old daughter and from our one month in Sri Lanka, this might have been the warmest place we stayed at. Ella is quite touristy - which can be a bit disappointing or annoying - but since the Brilliant View is located 1km from the centre it is very quiet. Don't be afraid of the distance, as if you are sick of overpaying short tuk-tuk rides, you can easily walk to the centre (we did it with a 2,5 years old). But more than the view it's mostly for the kindness of the family (and their food!!!) that we felt so welcome at the Brilliant View, from the breakfast to the dinner in the evening, everything was made with care and attention. Thank you so much!
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The owner takes pride in this beautiful property. From a welcoming pot of Sri Lanken tea to organising an early breakfast and a Tuk Tuk. The views are spectacular and the guest house really lives up to its name.
Cons: Being our first stay in Ella, we were surprised at how hilly and awkward the terrain was, and thought it may be a problem getting to town and back as it's a good 20 minute walk to the town centre. Our fears were unfounded however, because of course Tuk Tuks saved the day.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing view from our room, nice family and quiet location
Cons: The path to get there might be a bit too much for some people
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very thoughtful hosts, an amazing view of the Ella rock. Super peaceful and calm. Great breakfast with a lot of food!! The hosts made a laundry of our clothes and that's a very good point when you have a long journey!
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely location,though not very easy to get to but a lovely house with fantastic views . Knowledgeable and helpful owner, who seem to understand the Hospitality business.Rooms, Toilets and the house is spotlessly clean. The owner has a lot of contacts to make things happen.The view from my Bedroom ( No1) was spectacular and so is the View at the Breakfast Table. Lovely Breakfast.
Cons: Could have left a bottle of Drinking Water in the room .
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice and calme place to stay at Ella ! It is very clean, delicious breakfast and great view to Ella Rock ! The stuff is very kind !
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great house with comfortable rooms. Very clean and spacious. Delicious breakfasts, different each day, are served on a nice terrace, shared with the other guests, with beautiful view on the mountains... and monkeys. For us the best spot to stay we saw in Ella, quiet, green, on the way to Ella's Rock, at 1 km from Ella center, along a steep small road: a nice walk down hill and easier with tuktuk uphill. I would definitely recommend the very aptly named Brilliant View.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Great view from our room that had a balcony facing the Ella Rock. Very clean room with fridge. Excellent breakfast with fresh fruits, local pancakes, eggs, toasts, butter and marmalade. Staff very friendly and recommending nearby excursions.
Golden View Guest - Ella - Building
3
8.8 Excellent (480 reviews)
₹ 2,566+
Overview Reviews
Offering a restaurant, Golden View Guest is located at the highest elevation in Ella and just 1 km from the Ella Railway Station. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a seating area and work desk. Featuring a shower, private bathroom comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries. You can enjoy mountain and river view from the balcony. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including cycling and hiking. The property offers free parking. The guest house is 2.4 km from Demodara Nine Arch Bridge and 2.2 km from Ella Rock. The Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport is 65 km away. Room service is available.
6.7 Good
Pros: View from the balcony is amazing. Staff was very nice and friendly. Location is quit far away from the city centre, but you can go there by tuk tuk easily.
Cons: Towels and bedsheet had a bed smell. Shower was broken.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very very friendly staff. Nice view. Would love to come back
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The owner and staff were very welcoming and helpful. Our room had a magical view of the mountains. Every morning we met dawn and each time it was differently beautiful. The room was clean and comfortable. The restaurant also with a very nice view. For dinner, we ordered local dishes. We liked averything.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff was amazing, best hotel Experience in Srilanka!! not far from Ella town
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice staff, good breakfast, bit far from city centre. Great view to ella rock from balcony.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The views were amazing and the hospitality was really very very nice. They really took care of our needs with great care and are extremely kind. Awesome experience at Golden view guest
7.0 Good
Pros: The hotel is high up on the hill so the view is spectacular. Cool sunrise from the room! Staff is very friendly. The rooms are pretty basic and so is the breakfast. Tell the tuktuk driver to bring you all the way up if you don't want to climb a lot of stairs! We didn't mind the climbing. It will cost you about 500 to the top or 250 to the stairs.
Ravana Heights - Ella - Building
4
8.4 Excellent (318 reviews)
₹ 13,285+
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.
7.0 Good
Pros: Location is great for doing the Ella Rock hike and easy access to Ella’s shops and bars. If you’re looking for somewhere close to Little Adams peak, the other side of the village would be more convenient. The view from the property is epic. Breakfast was great and included a fruit platter, pancakes, eggs of your choice and toast.
Cons: We didn’t receive a particularly warm welcome on arrival. There wasn’t anyone at the front desk and no one helped us with our luggage up the steep steps going up to the hotel - we arrived about 6pm, so not unusually late. Apart from the owner no one speaks English here, so it was difficult to communicate with staff. The hotel suppose to charge your credit card (with no credit card fees as advertised by booking.com) a week prior to arrival. They don’t charge the card, instead they want you to pay cash when you leave or add 3% card fee if you pay at the hotel by card. This isn’t clear when the booking is made, if I knew they wouldn’t charge my card prior to arrival, I would have made sure I had enough cash on me. The room needed some maintenance, the safe was playing up, it took about 10 attempts to lock it and same to open it. Bathroom seemed newly renovated, but unfortunately style over function. The water wouldn’t go down the sink. We’ve raised it with staff but they haven’t done anything about it during our stay. Water in the bathroom was yellowish. We’ve only been given one tiny bottle of shower gel and it hasn’t been replaced when the room was made up the following morning. It was hard work trying to ask for another one, which still wasn’t enough for our stay by the way - this is a hiking destination, it gets dusty and people shower 2 or 3 times a day after walks in the heat. It costs next nothing to provide toiletries, so why not be a bit more generous, this place is £80 a night after all. Generally lacks attention to detail.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The women who run the place are formidable. The food is the best I tasted in Sri Lanka. It was very peaceful and chill just how we wanted to. If you like to wonder with a cup of tea the breathtaking mountains this is your place.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very welcoming - excellent food - we were very well looked after. Stunning views.
Cons: nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The kindness of the owner and the ladies Very beautiful cosy and clean room Advices for trekking Incredible view on the moutain Delicious breakfast We have been upgraded in an amazing penthouse!
Cons: Nothing
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was brilliant as well as the option of the thai dinner at night which was really tasty. The location is a little awkward but the staff called a tuk tuk whenever required. I guess it is the price to pay for the priceless Ella Rock view.
Cons: Nothing actually. It was one of the best places we stayed at during our trip. By far.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent site (breakfast terrace opposite Ella Rock) and location within easy walking distance of Ella Station and plentiful restaurants. The affable host, Senaelhi, was a firm Anglophile (rare these days) and suggested itineraries for us over our three day stay. He employed a tuk-tuk driver who, on the first afternoon, took us on a scenic drive into the hills above Ella from where we could see Little Adam's Peak and Lipton's Seat. The accommodation was handily placed for buses to attractions in the surrounding area. Trips we enjoyed included: taking the train to nearby Bandarawela and wandering through the exotic and tourist-free Sunday market followed by a cup of tea in the nearby Bandarawela Hotel - a venerable old tea planters' club; walking along the railway line from Ella Station to the grandiose Nine Arch Bridge and then ascending through Finlay Tea Estate upto the summit of Little Adam's Peak with stupendous views, returning back down to catch the momentous sight of the 1530 train to Badulla chugging majestically over the aforementioned bridge; taking the bus to Wellawaya, passing by the soaring Rawana Waterfall en route, then negotiating with a tuk-tuk driver to take us to the magnificent Dilaluma Waterfalls where we swam blissfully with locals in one of the delightful rockpools; stopping by the roadside to observe rice being threshed and fed directly into sacks.
Cons: Everything exceeded expectations. The female staff were utterly charming and would provide daytime meals, if requested, as well as substantial and delicious breakfasts.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: View was perfect The pancake was delicious!!! Credit goes to the chef!!! Perfect location
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The view was amazing. All the staff were very kind and homely. The location was really convenient as well - short walk into town. Breakfast was very filling as well !
Cons: Aircon light was very bright at night - and also outside lights were very bright which made it a bit hard to sleep without sleeping mask.