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Sun Top Inn

N. 18, Police Station Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
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Sun Top Inn
Ranked #29 of 63 Ella B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I didnt stay in the hotel, but location is nice and quiet - not far from the restaurants, shops, bus and train station. I came just for the cooking class, which I heard is great! I was the only "junior cook" at that evening, but I enjoyed time spend in the kitchen with Niranjala Thilakerathne who is preparing cooking classes... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at the Sun Top Inn. It's set back slightly from the main road through Ella, so I enjoyed sitting on my top-floor balcony watching folks head to their respective spots up on the hill: kids going to school, police officers heading to police headquarters, and tourists taking a short cut to the picturesque Ella Train... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Attracted by the positive reviews, we booked a room for 3 nights. As mentioned, the family (staff) is really nice. They go out of their way to arrange all your needs. However, our room was very humid and the bed linnen was damp, making it very difficult to sleep well. Secondly during our 3 night stay, the room has never... More

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Bangalore, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

If you are looking for a night's stay at Ella for an affordable rate, this is the place to be at. The owners were very friendly and I had a game of carroms before sleeping off for the night. The location is very good and is located very close to the railway station. There are affordable restaurants and cafe pubs... More

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Celje, Slovenia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We stayed for 3 night. The room was on the 2nd floor. Clean with mosquito net, could be bigger. The location is very good, away from the main street but still in the centre and close to railway station. Friendly and helpful owners. They gave us a good map for walks. We could also look how to cook rice&curry. We... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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35 reviews 35 reviews
33 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Stayed here for 1 night in early December of 2012. Room was dated and very basic... Breakfast was decent - (chioce of) eggs and toast on a common balcony c/w a partially blocked view of Ella's Gap... Quite friendly and helpful owners - we had limited cash and wanted to move down south to the beach... After some discussions, the... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Don't normally write bad reviews, and I'd like to stress that the hosts were extremely kind and helpful at all times. However, don't really know how the reviews are so great. The bedding in our room was damp, as was all the others rooms we were shown to - our hair was actually wet after lying there for a few... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

The family running this inn provided an extraordinary service, they went out of their way to make our trip in Sri Lanka an unforgettable experience. The location is great as you are close to most of the attractions and right next to the station. The meals are cooked by the owner's wife and are the best we had in SL.... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

We stayed in Sun Top Inn for 4 nights and had a large clean room with bathroom. Breakfast was delicious! Reservation went smoothly. We even were able to prolong our stay for one additional night. The family that runs the place was sincere, friendly and very helpful. The location is perfect since you are right next to the train and... More

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Kadapa, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

It was the best stay out of my 3 weeks holiday in SL. came during the law season but got the last room. it was full. next day the owner changed the room in to top floor it was cute and nice. small well kept rooms with very good hot shower. Niranjala is very friendly and allowed me to watch... More

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Additional Information about Sun Top Inn

Also Known As:
Sun Top Hotel Ella
Sun Top Hotel
Address: N. 18, Police Station Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #29 of 63 B&Bs / Inns in Ella
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We Have total 8 rooms with attached bath room with hot water. Big open sitting area.Serves home cooked fresh Sri Lankan, Indian, Western, Chinese food to order. Do transport service air port picks and drops, day tours, drop hires too. Ayurwedic comisioner aproved Ayurwedic Massage center. We offer special discount for residence guests. Provide information and maps to walk in the area. ... more   less 

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