We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 63 Ella B&Bs / inns

Sunnyside Holiday Bungalow

Bandarawela Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
Hotel amenities
Sunnyside Holiday Bungalow

Enter dates for best prices

Best prices for your stay
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Agoda.com Booking.com
Ranked #11 of 63 Ella B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
boulette870 Geneva, Switzerland
Write a Review

87 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (5)
Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Geneva, Switzerland
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice guesthouse, just a short walk away from the village of Ella. The garden is very well maintained and the whole place is very peaceful. The room was good, comfy bed and practical bathroom. The only advice I would give would be to remove the carpets! They are not very clean and personally I prefer to have a clean... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bideford, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

A lovely place run by lovely people. The rooms big and airy and the beds comfportable, only thong is you can her the road when large vehicle s climb the hill. The owners are really nice and make sure you want for nothing. Breakfast is very good and we had an evening meal there which was equally very good. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

Room n toilet are big n clean! Amazing food!Cinthia's really friendly, feels like home! Nice house n 5min walking from Ella town! No alcohol's allowed there but you won't stay in the house, Ella town has good bars, specially Chill Cafe!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Winnipeg, Canada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at this lovely guest house for two nights while touring through Ella. Cynthia the owner is a wonderful hostess absolutely charming and made me feel right at home. She is. Very kind me genuine person and I appreciated the fact there was no smoking or drinking encouraged. It made for a peaceful relaxing stay. The location is perfect... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bristol, UK
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Sunnyside is amazing value for money. This is one of the cheapest places we stayed all holiday, and you wouldn't know it at all. Cynthia was so kind, we were having a minor emergency with a poorly baby and she was very gracious indeed about letting us use the phone to rearrange our plans. There was a swing which even... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Zealand
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We stayed here after two seperate recommendations from friends who have stayed at Sunnyside. The place was pleasant and clean and the owner was really friendly. The only thing that annoyed us a bit was when we called up, we asked specifically if the price included tax and the person on the phone told us that it was all included... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pune, India
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

There`s not much to explore in Ella since it`s a small town. So if you want to base camp for Little Adams peak or Ella rock or walk along the tracks towards Demodara, you may stay anywhere ; BUT if you want to meet a very humble and honest person, I suggest you stay here. Cynthia ma`am is a very... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
85 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We spent two nights in this very nice accomodation. The room was big, clean and there were some good additional touches like two large bottles of free mineral water. The outside areas are lovely as is the garden. Breakfast was good and plentiful and the evening meal also well cooked and filling. Cynthia has a very good staff who have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Shanti, the owner takes very well care of the guests. The rooms are very spacious and seems like cleanliness is on the top list of their priority. The location is amazing! Tea estates just a step away from the gate. The railway station is also 10 minutes walking distance and so is the main hub of restaurants. It is a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Stayed at sunnyside for 2 nights with some friends. The room was clean an had everything you could need. The owner is a fantastic person, she goes out of her way to make your stay pleasurable and has a rich knowledge of the area. The Sri Lankan breakfast in the morning is sooooooo good. Best meal we have had in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to Sunnyside Holiday Bungalow? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Sunnyside Holiday Bungalow

Address: Bandarawela Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 63 B&Bs / Inns in Ella
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Sunnyside Holiday Bungalow is located in Ella Sri Lanka. It is surrounded by green foliage, including large trees and a tea plantation and offers comfortable accommodation with home cooked meals. There are three clean rooms with attached toilets and hot water showers. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda and Booking.com so you can book your Sunnyside Holiday Bungalow reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Sunnyside Holiday Bungalow, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Bookmark for later
Save Saved
You added Sunnyside Holiday Bungalow to your Saves list