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Hilltop Guest House

#46 of 108 B&Bs / Inns in Ella
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Hilltop, Ella 30090, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a really nice guesthouse with great views of Ella gap. The rooms were clean and comfortable, the breakfast was good and the staff was very friendly. If you don't mind walking up and down a slope to get there, this is totally worth the money. A big plus for the hammocks on the roof!

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Thank Josephine S
Vienna Region, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Hilltop guesthouse is located up the hill in Ella and offers a stunning view of the Ella gap. The rooms are average, for the paid price the bathroom and towels could have been cleaner. Breakfast was tasty and the owners very polite and friendly!!

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Thank Birgit A
Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for four nights. The staff is friendly and they serve good meals. But they don't make up the rooms. So the stink from the canalisation in the bathroom got stronger every day (and some things were crawling out if it from time to time). And I don't think they ever change the blankets on the bed. Don't forget... More 

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Volda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Hilltop guesthouse for 2 nights. The view was stunning. After some long days with travelling it was nice to chill out on the rooftop in the hammocks. The rooms were ok, but the best about this place were absolutely the view AND the very helpful straff. Thanks a lot for a comfortable stay!

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North Wales
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

Booked as a result of good TA reviews and a mention in Lonely Planet but we were disappointed. Nice friendly staff,excellent breakfast,convenient location were the good points. The bad was our room was dirty and obviously hadn't been cleaned properly for some time. We can accept shabby and worn but not dirty. Every time you looked in the mirror you... More 

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Privas, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Located close of the main road. 15min walk to the train station. Very nice rooms, everything is very clean and very quiet. The view on Ella's Gap is like a dream... The hosts are incredibly nice and helpful. They will give you precious tips for your stay and your holidays ! The breakfast and dinner are delicious. 40 min to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

A great place to stay in Ella. Not too far from the 'main road' and with an amazing view! Even in rainy days a good place with lovely home made food, friendly staff and a warm shower! We stayed upstairs. Musquito nett included and two warm blankets.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

I first visited this guest house in 1996. I have been coming back each time I visit Sri-Lanka over the last 19 years. The staff are wonderful - friendly, welcoming, accommodating. The rooms are simple, clean and comfortable. The ting that really sets this place apart are the views. Spectacular! I've never been to a hotel with better views. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The guesthouse is located up a steep path and sits at the top of a hill, with an amazing view of the tea plantations and surrounding hills. The view is truly breathtaking and the hammocks on the terrace are a great place to relax. The rooms are clean and the staff is very friendly. Laundry service is appreciable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

As others have said, excellent views across Ella Gap. Owners are a lovely couple. breakfast and one evening meal was good. We booked last minute and had a room detached from the main building and a downstairs room facing this which were not brilliant (and the detached room's bathroom was pretty dirty..) but it is a relatively low cost guesthouse... More 

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