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Waterfalls Homestay

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Watagodawaththa, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
Waterfalls Homestay
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is an amazing place to stay if you plan to visit Ella and surroundings. It offers a peaceful and relaxed environment, friendly owners and very good food and drinks for reasonable prices. The Veranda is very nice and offers a beautiful view on the waterfall. The people will provide you with tips for trips and visits as well. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Thank you thank you.. we are so blessed to have found this guesthouse. The hospitality and the care we have been given brings tears to my eyes after 5 weeks of living out of a suitcase. My husband took ill and needed a place to rest and Water Homestay is a little paradise. From the views to the owner we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We stumbled across this homestay and it was perfect, so lovely we did little other than sit and look at the view of the waterfall & Ella gap whilst drinking Lion beers! Gorgeous room which we awoke to watching monkeys jump from tree to tree, stunning view, amazing breakfasts (loved the marmalade and the curd!) and lovely host who was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We stayed here as a family and it was really just a dream- from the funky decor to waking up to what felt like a forest surrounded by monkeys to the relaxed atmosphere, staying at Waterfalls was balm to our souls. Would highly recommend to anyone and everyone visiting Ella. We stayed in the orange room and liked the extra... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We wanted to in Ella few nights and were recommended this place. Unfortunately when we arrived all rooms were taken. The host kindly directed us to another family-run homestay ('Brilliant view'), but since we liked a lot the location and atmosphere we came back for a delicious dinner on the terrace.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We had great fun at the waterfalls homestay. The area was lovely and we had great fun exploring around. The food here was absolutely amazing and they were planning to start running some cooking classes. We would have loved to attend those. There is a great ambience here and we would definitely recommend it as a place to stay. Things... More 

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Despite its isolated location at the end of a long, rough track, this homestay was a perfect location booked for us on our travels around Sri Lanka. The hosts, Karen and Martin, are tremendously welcoming and relaxed, and very accomodating of our daughter's dietary requirements. It feels like a home from home in a small corner of paradise. The balcony... More 

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Knysna, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Everything about this place is fantastic. Great attentive staff, perfect peaceful setting away from the noise of Ella's main (mad) street, comfortable rooms and excellent food. Kamal is a gem and knows exactly what he's doing in the kitchen, and loves it as well. His sour fish curry, with black pepper picked about 20 paces from the stove, was heavenly.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Thanks so much for a wonderful night. Karen , Kia and Martin made our night in Ella so special. The home cooked meal was great and Karen thanks so much for the wonderful soup that made a sick little traveller feel great ........... Great to watch the Aussies win the world cup with you guys at Chill. Hopefully one day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

After a full days drive from Dambulla we were exhausted but felt immediately at home and relaxed 5 mins after arriving at this wonderful place! We were on the way to Mirissa and had sadly only booked one night here; as soon as we arrived we regretted this. We received such a warm welcome from Karen, her daughter (sorry, forgot... More 

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