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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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights at this homely guesthouse and loved it. Friendly atmosphere, beautiful room and balcony, not far from the cente of Ella with many beautiful walks in the area. Breakfast was great and price was very reasonable as a family it was a good deal

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at Waterfalls Homestay in Ella and we felt welcomed as if we were staying with friends. There was 8 of us and the lovely Kiah took good care of us, but also left us to enjoy the homely surroundings as if they were our own. The rooms were all neat and clean and comfortable, and we... More 

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great stay. Karen and her daughter were very friendly and great cooks. We ate at her place every night, the food was excellent. She even made for our children something special. The surrounding is beautiful with great walks. And lots of animals, like monkeys and birds. The room was perfect. We really found it a pity to leave... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed there with my mama. We thought a place very clean, cosy with a helpful stuff. It was our best place sto stay in Sri Lanka. We have been very impressed! Отличное место! Очень чисто и красиво!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a relaxing 2 days at Waterfalls Homestay and wish we could have stayed for longer! The house is located at the end of a steep winding road, but has a flat footpath back into Ella along the train tracks (15 min walk). Being set slightly out of town it's very quiet and has stunning surroundings - a place... More 

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My wife did all the work here and found a little gem of a place. Karen and her daughter (kaya) hope it's spelt right, were the perfect hosts. We stayed for 3 days but would of stayed a week if our itinerary allowed. Our hosts really do make you welcome by giving you everything you'd like and much more without... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Gorgeous house at the very end of a narrow winding road through the jungle, magically filled with fireflies if you walk there at night. Really delicious breakfasts with locally-sourced tea and preserves, fruit, breads, buffalo-milk yoghurt and jaggery syrup, served on the terrace overlooking the waterfall and surrounding hills when the weather is fine. The highlight is the generous and... More 

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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
2 reviews
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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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