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Watagodawaththa, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Waterfalls Homestay
Ranked #10 of 69 Ella B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Its been several months since my stay (January 2014) but I have been busy with work and life... However during that time I've often thought about Karen and Martin and how respectful and accommodating they were. Its a glorious place to stay and I would highly recommend it. Its not easy to put into words how beautiful the setting is;... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really, really loved this place ! Karen is a wonderful host. The rooms are very nicely decorated, comfortable, spacious and very clean. The house itself is beautiful and the setting /location is just stunning. The terrace looking out over the hills is fantastic. Breakfast was without doubt the best we had during our trip and the dinners we enjoyed... More

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Weiden, Germany
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We (2 adults + 7 year old daughter) stay 3 nights in August at this lovely place. There are only three rooms and it is very quite. To go to this place you have to go the road (if you want to call it that way) up to the end. But then you feel like if you stay at friends.... More

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10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had two perfect nights with Karen & Martin. So peaceful & relaxed & made to feel part if the family. We love the country but this was a very special stay. Had the lovely Jungle room overlooking the waterfalls - fantastic food both nights & breakfast. Highly recommend a tuk tuk ride away from Ella centre to this fantastic spot... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed here one night but wanted to stay longer, this is the most perfect place to stay. There is an exciting trip in a tuk tuk to reach the homestay, a great delight for my daughter. She also fell in love with Skippy and Matilda the 2 dogs there. The rooms we had were spacious and felt like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our time at Waterfalls. Karen has created a fantastic homestay in Ella. The walks in this area are one of my highlights from our trip to Sri Lanka...and waterfalls is a perfect base. If there is availability for your dates, book now! You won't regret it!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night - family of four in 2 rooms. Setting is stunning (albeit a bit hair raising to get to along narrow, steep road). We arrived during a power cut so no power or water (obviously not the staff's fault). It was the only place on our tour we were not offered a 'welcome drink' and when the power... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room with an amazing view , great food , what flavours ! Service by julie so nice we wanted to stay a lot longer then one night . Only 20 min.from the town by foot. Reservations needed . Try the sri lankan breakfast !! It was very dry when we stayed there so there was no waterfall but i can... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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24 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This place is great. Karen hosts beautifully; full of friendly chat and useful advice. The views are amazing: breakfast out on the terrace looking across the valley was pretty special. the food was lovely, both the local curry and the western food: breakfast was plentiful and the coffee kept flowing. We (my wife and 9yo daughter and I) stayed for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed two nights at here. The views are gorgeous, the hosts are friendly and make you feel welcome. I would advise that you stay more than one night, otherwise you'll leave wishing you had stayed and enjoyed the views and tranquility of the place. Definitely eat in, you won't be disappointed. The food was delightful. Our children loved it... More

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Address: Watagodawaththa, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Waterfalls Homestay Hotel Ella

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Waterfall Homestay perched on top of a hill, directly in front of a waterfall, surrounded by jungle makes this one of the most stunning places in Ella to stay. Choose from three beautiful rooms, two with 180 degree views and one with french doors opening on to a large veranda. Relax on the sundeck and watch the monkeys playing in their jungle garden while Kamal, one of the best cooks in Sri lanka, prepares your meals for you. Waterfalls is a piece of paradise and only 1.5km from the town of Ella makes it definitely worth venturing of the beaten track for. ... more   less 
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