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Hilltop, Ella 30090, Sri Lanka
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Hilltop Guest House
Ranked #33 of 70 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Hilltop Guest House

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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