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The Mountain Heavens

#3 of 8 Hotels in Ella
Certificate of Excellence
Kithal ella, Ella, Sri Lanka
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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 of 5 stars
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Wells, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
10 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

When I say expensive, it's not for a hotel in central London. This is Sri Lnka and for some things you pay almost nothing, yet for others you pay well over the odds. Hotel rooms with fantastic views fall into that category. By which token it is no more expensive than similar hotels, but the view is a one off.... More 

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australia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

If you come to Ella for the views, this hotel is the place to stay! Comfortable and clean, food was good and Prasanna the manager is most helpful. Great service!

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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262 helpful votes 262 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Staff were friendly, food good (but luke warm like almost everywhere in SL) room was clean. Yes, view is the main reason to stay here. Like all of SL it is expensive for what you get. Room was more than big enough to take two adults, two kids with ease. We arrived at last minute in the dark, having checked... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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75 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

As all the previous comments suggested, the view of this hotel is probably the best in Ella. Overlooking all the mountains in front of your room and the breakfast area is really unbeatable. Price - the view comes with a cost. The price is definitely on the high end in Sri Lanka standard, especially true when you compare the guesthouse... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

We chose this hotel for the best possible view in the area and were happy with our choice. Standard room was large, clean and has a fantastic view just from your pillow. Prasanna, the manager is a nice guy, who can help you with some advice. Another guy, who cooks and serves the dining area did his job in a... More 

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Maroochydore, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

we really liked many things about the place. However it is a little isolated from the town, up a very steep incline, and has about 70 stairs from the ground floor rooms to front entry and reception.

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Sterrebeek
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

we stayed for 2 nights last March and really enjoyed everything: rooms, hotel, amazing view, food, tranquillity

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

After the dusty, dirty noisy cities of Sri Lanka arriving at this place, like the title suggests, was heaven. Excellent, friendly staff, always on hand with a beer, some advice, a lift into town or even to make a trip to the Post Office to post your postcards for you! It's ideally situated too, with some incredible walks nearby (especially... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

we stayed 1 night in this hotel, and the view you have from your balcony is just unbelieavable. there is a great walk on the railway starting from the hotel, to a stunning waterfall. not to be missed! bedroom was really big, and clean, food was good, and staff really pro and nice. this place is recommended ! if you... More 

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Riga
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

Our driver Dhanushka offer to stay at this hotel, and when we see the view, we couldn't disagree with him. Hotel is located on the top of hill with the best view to Ella and mountains. Staff is very friendly, and breakfast is good !

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