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Hilltop, Ella 30090, Sri Lanka
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Hilltop Guest House
Ranked #32 of 68 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 of 5 stars
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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Made a reservation over the phone a few days before we arrived in Ella, because many places were full. Very cosy guesthouse, great views over the deck indeed. Good breakfast. Rooms were a little over our price range, but definitely comfortable, with good mosquito nets, comfortable beds, and hot water bathrooms. Quiet. Towels are provided (a rare thing for most... More

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The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights in Hilltop Guest House, Ella on our backpack trip through Sri Lanka. What a pleasant stay! The owner is a very welcoming and charming man, the staff (the boys) are very helpful and friendly and the owner's wife cooks amazing rice and curries. We ate here 3 nights and we loved it! The French Toast is... More

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Trondheim, Norway
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights, after deciding to skip Nuwara and go straight to Ella. The train was late (it always is...), but the owner greeted us at the gate when our tuk tuk arrived. It is indeed on a hill, but it's an easy walk from the main street. And you get amazing views from the restaurant with your... More

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denver
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This guest house was a last minute booking. What a find. Great location, nice and clean, spacious with a wonderful helpful staff. Out back is a double deck where meals are served. The views are spectacular and the food quite decent.

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Chico, CA
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Yes, the view is just as good as all the other reviews say. It does make a difference where your hotel is located, and I believe there are very few with this great view. The room was colorful and spacious and clean. The sheets on the bed were very pretty. There is no need for air conditioning - we were... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

We spent 2 nights here after climbing Adam's Peak and had wonderful, relaxing stay. The location is amazing with incredible views and 2 mins to the main road. The service was spot on and the family running the guest house were so welcoming and friendly. Breakfast was included in the rate and was delicious, and the curry was so good... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We stated for three nights at the Hilltop Guest House after taking the train up from Colombo. From the minute we arrived, the owners and their staff made sure we had everything we needed and answered all of our questions. The room we stayed in was good-sized and the bed was comfortable. Although there was no air-con, it gets so... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

A lovely place to relax after the heat of the south . The friendliness is wonderful and the view + food even better !!! ( watch out for the Banana pancakes ). We only had three days here ,but it easily could have turned into a week if the time was not running against us . Thank you Hilltop .

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This place has the best view of Ella gap it's worth paying for as I think it's one of the more expensive guest houses in Ella. The rooms are super clean, comfy and spacious and the family which run the place are super friendly. The breakfast was good and the dinner was superb you must eat dinner here,one of the... More

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Birmingham
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

My friends and I, a group of 4, stayed for one night at the Hilltop Guest House in Ella during our stay in Sri Lanka in August 2013, and we're so pleased we did. A member of staff travelled miles and miles to pick us up and take us to the hotel, and he was friendly and courteous during our... More

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Address: Hilltop, Ella 30090, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Hilltop Guest House Hotel Ella

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Hilltop Guest House is the perfect place to relax and enjoy fantastic views from our terrace, a friendly welcome and delicious food. We offer advice about local walks and places to visit, a book exchange and comfortable en-suite rooms with mosquito nets and hot showers. ... more   less 
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