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Ellerton Bungalow

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New Gurukele, Doluwa 299045, Sri Lanka
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Ellerton Bungalow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lovely homely hotel in the hills above Kandy converted from what was formerly a tea planter’s bungalow but with several extra rooms added. Our room was superb with a wonderful view down over the valley below. The all inclusive format meant that guests tended to congregate for drinks before dinner and that we tended to dine as a group... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had the luxury of spending five nights at Ellerton, which gave us time to visit Kandy, the local privately owned tea factory and the opportunity to chill out at Ellerton taking some local walks and even a bike ride or two in our stride. The staff all speak very good english and their service is unobtrusive and excellent, the... More 

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Stockholm County, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is my first review on tripadvisor and its going to be a pleasure writing about our stay at Ellerton! Ellerton is a special place, it is one of the few places I can recommend going to that isnt close to the sea. This year was my third visit, and just as good as my other two visits, if not... More 

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
27 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at this magical oasis of old colonial charm tired and browned off by Sri Lankan roads ( especially the bus drivers!). Within 5 minutes we had been whisked to our beautiful room and then given a cold drink , and sat down to admire the breathtaking valley views from the terrace outside our room, overlooking the pool and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place must be one of the most beautiful placed hotels in Sri Lanka. A perfect place to stay for 2-3 nights combined with visiting Kandy and the beautiful Temple of the Tooth and also visiting tea plantations. Very friendly atmosphere and super food. I can really recommend this place

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Sydney, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Ellerton just after Christmas for 3 days and have only good things to say about it. The main house has a lovely colonial feel to it. We loved the furniture and the antiques. Staff are very attentive and try hard to make one's stay as pleasant as possible. We liked the simple concept of a curry... More 

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Old Greenwich, Connecticut
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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best out six hotels that we stayed at during our 14 day's holiday in Sri Lanka. Location, service and comfort; top notch. We loved the fact that there was frech milk in the in-room fridge for coffee and tea. The views for our cottage was stunning and the whole place was very well maintained. We would love... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Ellerton because we could not get a room at the Kandy House and we were quite disappointed. The location is unique and beautiful on top of a hill with a amazing views, but the hotel is hard to find and the access road is terrible, so don't plan too many ins and outs during your stay.... More 

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EllertonBungalow, Owner at Ellerton Bungalow, responded to this review

Gosh, some people are both ungrateful and difficult to please! Let me respond to the points that this gentleman raises: *He initially wrote to us, emphasising that he was a hotel-manager in Hong Kong and wanted a discount for his stay. Although we have no intention of going to Hong Kong, we generously gave him a 20% discount which he... More 

Sussex, UK
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Ellerton is a lovely guest house built in the colonial era. It’s owned by a British couple and managed by friendly Sri Lankan staff in their absence. Bedrooms are cosy; the functional bathrooms have concrete walls and washstand. There’s no air-conditioning but the fan is sufficient as it’s cool by morning. Some windows lack blinds or have only thin ones.... More 

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EllertonBungalow, Owner at Ellerton Bungalow, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Ellerton and that our staff looked after you well –Cary and I have been on holiday in the UK but will return to Ellerton for Christmas. In terms of the issues you raise, it is actually 30 minutes to the Botanical Gardens at Peradinya, and then another 15 to the centre... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

There's no denying we were a bit anxious about what we would find as our driver Sudil drove us up the hill on a dirt track that wound its way through the jungle to Ellerton Bungalow. But be rest assured you needn't be! It is a true escape from the bustle of Kandy some 10km or so away with spectacular... More 

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Address: New Gurukele, Doluwa 299045, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Doluwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Ellerton Bungalow Hotel Doluwa
Ellerton Bungalow Sri Lanka/Doluwa

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