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Hilltop, Ella 30090, Sri Lanka
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Hilltop Guest House
Ranked #35 of 72 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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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The view of Ella gap from the rooftop terrace of this guesthouse is really amazing!!! Very comfortable bedrooms, friendly and helpful staff, delicious pancake breakfast and home cooked Sri Lankan curry dinner,... I cannot say anything negative about that place. The beautiful Little Adam's Peak is just a short hike from the guesthouse and the city "center" of Ella is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can spend hours sitting on the balcony or the rooftop, sipping a nice cup of tea and let the clouds pass through, The view is magnificent. It is quite near the Ella village although a bit high. Rooms are basic, as they do not have a water kettle or fridge, but there is hot water in the bathroom and... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic rooftop deck, with hammocks, loungers and reasonably priced beer available. Be aware that your tuk tuk may not make it up the steep driveway, but the walk is so worth it. No a/c but ella is coolish. Pedestal fan and mosquito net. No bar fridge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A real taste of Sri Lanka here. Rooms are simple and comfortable. Lower ground rooms do not have the views but easy access to viewing deck gives expansive views down the valley. Hosts are so accommodating. Home cooked curries are delicious! We travelled with a family group of 10 and all thoroughly enjoyed the stay.

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Neot HaKikar, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a couple with three children, the owner is very nice, very beautiful place, amazing view from the roof, who loves to eat local food, you may want to take cooking classes, ask the owner. Highly recommended,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is a really good place to stay for a few days in Ella. We stayed in one of the top floor rooms and it felt great to roll out of bed onto the terrace and be treated to a lovely breakfast, with the morning clouds dispersing in the hills as a background. The rooms are colorful and bright, clean... More

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Kilifi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had a 3 night stay at the Hilltop towards the end of our trip to Sri Lanka. We had very high expectations of Ella and they were certainly met - even exceeded. The Hilltop was a perfect base - we loved waking up to watch the sunrise over the breathtaking view of the Ella gap. We rented a scooter... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is a wonderful guest house and was one of the best we had during our stay in Sri Lanka. The room was clean and basic but this place is all about the views and the food and we wished we could stayed for longer! You could sway on a hammock on the rooftop looking over the surrounding hills in... More

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

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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Address: Hilltop, Ella 30090, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Hilltop Guest House Hotel Ella

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