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Hilltop Guest House

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Hilltop, Ella 30090, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #28 of 86 Ella B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely few days in Ella and the Hilltop guesthouse. The views from the 2 large terraces were absolutely stunning and sitting here admiring the scenery was a wonderful way to while away an afternoon! The husband and wife owners were very friendly - do eat here in the evening as she is a wonderful cook!! We had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We arrived at Hilltop intending to stay for 1 night and ended up staying for 5 as enjoyed it here so much! This was the best place we stayed in Sri Lanka. The view is stunning and the roof top terrace a great place to relax after a long walk. The owner and his family are very friendly and the... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed in Ella for one night in mid March and Hilltop had everything we needed. Very good service from the moment we arrived and the vegetarian dinner was so good! We would recommend it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Just up the hill off Ella's main street is this friendly well run guest house. Lovely terrace to admire the view from a sunbed or hammock with a cold drink. Good breakfast and helpful owner. A good option for couples.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

On my arrival the owner was kind enough to give me a choice between two rooms - nice room, clean and with a great fan which makes a difference in Sri Lanka when you are in a guesthouse without air con!! He then also provided a little map of the local area with points of interest marked. I planned to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A perfect family run guesthouse close to the city center with a beatiful view and friendly owners. Excellent rice and curry or local noodles served on an oper air terrace. Relaxing on the upper deck with Lion beer and Ella gap view was just perfect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

By chance we spotted we roof top terrace and went there to enjoy the amazing view. Hammocks, sun loungers, nobody but us up there. It turned out to be the perfect place for a cocktail. 275 rupees for a really tasty pineapple drink. The owner family was super friendly and gave us a good tip for a tea factory visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights, one more that planned. The room was spacius and there was plenty of hot water in the shower. Good bed. Even better is the Big balcony in front of the room and the top terasse. It is wonderful to spend time in the hammocks or the other chairs, looking at the top Classic view over the... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My family and I stayed here for two nights in January. The room was very nice and the food was even better. Very friendly host and staff. The best view on the roof top terrace...................... :)

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This was a wonderful guesthouse run by a family that takes very good care of their guests. We stayed two nights, and because we had to leave very early in the morning, we got sandwiches with us for our bus ride. The view from the rooftop of Ella's Gap is absolutely magnificent! I spent an afternoon in one if the... More 

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