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Hotel Alta Vista

Ella Wellawaya Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Taxi drivers and guest sleeping in hotel rooms. Not place for families with children to go to. Would not recommend. Common dinning room used by taxi driver and guest to make out. Hot water in rooms runout it lay only for 5 min. Infested with Mosquitos.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel Alta Vista is one of the nicest we've stayed in in Sri Lanka. The staff are helpful and friendly. As noted by other reviews, the climb up is a bit steep. There's no AC in our room, but it isn't too hot. Good location for all of the activities in Ella. Breakfast was nice - fruit, eggs, toast.

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Groningen, Suriname
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really like our stay at alta Vista. The view is beautiful and the staff is extremely friendly! A beautiful and quit place. We can really recommend it! The rooms are verry comfortable. And the food was good. Verry awsome:)

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had the privelage of spending one night there during our weeks trip around Sri Lanka, lovely rooms and friendly helpful staff, would definitely stay again, location is in the centre of the town with a short steep climb from the street.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Most reviews of the Alta Vista talk about the steep trek to get to the hotel, and they are right. The location is in the center of town, but it is a painful walk uphill to get up the driveway to the hotel. And then the trouble really starts. The views from the reception are stunning and while we were... More 

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Colombo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Nice hotel with very clean and very large rooms. good rooms compared to the other small places Ella can offer. It is probably in the TOP 5 hotels in Ella. with 18 rooms. wooden floor is so nice and attractive. It is very calm and quiet, good for relaxing your mind. But wi-fi is only in the lobby area.

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Allahabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

You have to climb a steep hill every time going back to hotel from village center, only very fit can do it without being breathless. Rooms are large, good view, comfortable beds. Basic breakfast, Average food. Wifi only in lobby.

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Strasbourg, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The localization of this hotel is perfect in the really center of Ella near the Chill bar (good mojitos !) even if the road is not easy to take (need good legs !). The room was without air conditioning system but with the window open the fresh air of the night is ok. We didn't try the restaurant (lots of... More 

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Seattle
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

You can't beat the location right smack in the middle of town but do be warned it is up a steep hill. All in all fine! Slept well in a big room with plenty of space for our belongings. The owner was quite nice! Breakfast is included and adequate though we ended up walking into town on two mornings and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I stayed at the Alta Vista for 3 nights and thought it was my sanctuary. The staff were very friendly and attentive. I loved the huge room with large private balcony looking over the hill country. Breakfast was simple, but more than adequate. There is a steep walk from the village to the hotel, but it is only short. Being... More 

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