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Sunnyside Holiday Bungalow

#24 of 108 B&Bs / Inns in Ella
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Bandarawela Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here back in 2011. Great hosts and great food. Room was very comfortable and good wifi. Very much enjoyed, would stay here again. Ella well worth the visit with some impressive day treks. Lots of wildlife. The train through the tea plantations was beautiful.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent Sri Lankan breakfast, very friendly hosts, quiet and well maintained property, very clean, spacious rooms (take the room downstairs if available), good value for money. We would choose Sunnyside Bungalows again. Thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

There is nothing fancy about this b&b, but for backpackers or those on a budget it is wonderful. The hosts are so warm and accommodating and have thought of lots of little extras eg battery lamp incase of powercuts, spare soaps, shampoo, toilet rolls and toothpaste. The rooms are basic, but comfortable with mosquito nets. There's even a tennis court.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Sunnyside Holiday Bungalow lives up to its many glowing reviews. The owners: Cynthia and Roshan work hard to ensure guests are well taken care of. The property is peaceful and well maintained. Food is plentiful and delicious. Sunnyside is the perfect place to stay - it is quiet with beautiful grounds and a clean environment. Perfect for solo travellers, couples... More 

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Gampaha, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Room condition is perfect. Clean. Noise free. Has hot water. No need of air conditioning, because the weather of ella is always comfortable. Food can be requested before the journey and they provide any type of food without restrictions. People are friendly. No problem at all. Also they give valuable information of traveling around Ella area. Very easy access. 5... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Clean, neat and quiet. Family house extended. Amazing service and hospitality. For those that doesn't bother with hotel standards it's definitely recommended. The place is very clean and very close to the railway station ..few minutes walking to the town center. Thank you Cynthia for the huge breakfast

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Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for one night. We arrived really early so we were glad having a place where we could drop our luggage. The room was basic but nice. The breakfast was good. You can just walk from the train station to the guest house (10 minutes)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Cynthia couldn't do enough for us! Great big rooms, nice area! Short 10 min walk from local restaurants and ATM. Short walk to base of little Adams peak. Breakfast was amazing Cynthia the owner was so helpful and could not do enough for us. She made our stay in Ella fab! Rach UK

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Found this guesthouse online when searching for a place to stay in Ella on a trip with friends who were visiting Sri Lanka for the first time (three years ago now - delayed review!). Cynthia made us feel very welcome and we thoroughly enjoyed the peace and tranquility of the bungalow. Lovely antique furniture and relaxing outdoor space. Shame we... More 

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Gampaha, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Only 5 minutes drive from Ella station. They provide free transport from Ella railway station. Service is friendly. Meals are excellent. This place has a quiet environment and it gives a "home like" feeling. They helped us to arrange a vehicle for our trips from there at a reasonable cost. Rooms were clean.

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