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Sunnyside Holiday Bungalow

Bandarawela Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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
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Breda, The Netherlands
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would like to thank the owners for the lovely time we had. The price of this guesthouse is definitly worth it. Distance to main road: 50 meters. Distance to Ella mainsteet is 400 meters (7 minute walk). Bring a light after dark! Breakfast was far above standard. If I can make two remarks: the matrasses were a bit thin... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to go to Ella for just one night and then jump on the train from Ella to Hatton to walk Adams peak, but Sunnyside and Ella was so nice that we decided to stay another day. It's a short walk out of town and lies a little hidden from the traffic noice. Cynthia welcomed us with a smile... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Situated just outside the traveller hotspot of Ella, Sunnyside is a tranquil haven, an opportunity to experience what life must have been like in 1950s post colonial Sri Lanka. Its architecture, furniture and atmosphere remain unchanged. Home cooked food is served on a china dinner service after a pre-prandial laze on wicker chairs on the airy verandah, watching industrious paradise... More 

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Bari, Italy
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67 reviews 67 reviews
21 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We found this place just few hours before our coming, we sent an email and the owner Cynthia ( lovely and effective) immediately answered us and helped us with useful information. It was the first sign of her absolute kindness. The place is lovely, just a little bit " far" from the centre, but in 5 minute you can reach... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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22 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

Staff was very kind and helpful. Nothing was a problem for the owner. They gave us free welcome drink and free water. Free wifi. Delicious breakfast. Bungalows are situated in a quite part of Ella, near to railway station. But there are no lamps, so it is not very save to walk from Ella in a darkness. Room was very... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We stayed at this place between September 4th to 6th, 2014. While entering I felt like entering in to a Kerala House. This is a family managed guest house / home stay. We occupied the two rooms in upstairs. The Rooms are clean, simple and spacious. The place has nice L shaped large verandas with antique chairs. The place is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Very close to railway station so you can walk (also to one of Ella's most known sightseeings = Ella rock). Peacfull accomodation and I enjoyed drinking tea while seating in garden in front of the house. Rooms are very big and I liked bathroom which was like half opened with a lot of day light coming in. The lady owner... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We had a great stay for 3 nights - perfect for us and our young kids. Cynthia made us feel very welcome and the property is lovely. Visitors should know it is not in the middle of Ella, but is a short 10 minute walk (more difficult at night when it is dark) along the main road into town. Also,... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

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 

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 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 

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Address: Bandarawela Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
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