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N. 18, Police Station Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
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Sun Top Inn
Ranked #35 of 69 Ella B&B and Inns
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  • 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

We had a very nice stay at the Sun Top Inn. The staff is very friendly and keen on giving advise on what to see in the area. The rooms are very clean and especially those on the second floor have an excellent view. In Addition to that, the guesthouse has a very comfortable common area with a TV and... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

We paid about 20€ a night and stayed 3 nights here. Service was very friendly and helpful and they quoted very fair prices, we took their offer of a driver to Tissa. Rooms are good size, hot water and excellent mosquito nets! The fan and light switch are right by the bed which is very useful and lots of rooms... More

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Paris, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The hotel is well located, next to a small road in the village. (This is not the case for many hotels in ella) You can get huge rooms for a very decent price, so there's that. WATCH OUT: There's a teenager who "runs" the hotel while the parents are off doing other things. Here's my advice: don't change his tv... More

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
52 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
34 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 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
17 helpful votes 17 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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Address: N. 18, Police Station Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Sun Top Hotel Ella

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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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