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Waterfalls Homestay

Watagodawaththa, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Waterfalls Homestay
Ranked #9 of 63 Ella B&B and Inns
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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our 2-night stay at Waterfalls Homestay. The location is incredibly tranquil, but a pleasant stroll along the railway line takes you into the centre of Ella. Karen was very friendly and welcoming and our clean and comfortable room was perfect for the 4 of us. We ate in on both nights and the food was outstanding and... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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23 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is so unusual! My veranda room was so cool!! I had my own table for breakfast with waterfall view ! Stunning !!!! Room was clean and comfortable. The linen bed was so soft! I had a dinner with other guests . It was a bit uncomfortable at beginning , but then everybody started to tell stories , so... More

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Madrid, Spain
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 2 weeks travelling around Sri Lanka with a guide/driver and as it was an organized tour we mainly stayed at large 4 or 5 star hotels. We arranged in advance to make an amendment to the tour to include Ella and the Waterfalls homestay for a day/night and we're really glad we did - what a refreshing change!... More

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waterfallshomestay, Owner at Waterfalls Homestay, responded to this review

Many thanks for all your positive comments about our little home stay and thank you for giving us the opportunity to respond to some aspects of your room that weren't entirely to your liking......firstly......we deliberately haven't put doors onto the bathrooms so as to help with the problem of mould. In the hills we have such high humidity with the... More

Boston, MA, USA
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59 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All of the reviews say it all.......beautiful location, wonderful breakfasts,super hosts and sweet cats......we stayed in jungle room for 3 nights.......very small but the view and the private little terrace was perfect......bathroom is just OK...shower in middle of room.......the rooms in the main house are much larger......but lack the ambience of the jungle room.....Thanks Karen and Martin for our wonderful... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us holidaying in Sri Lanka spent 4 nights at Waterfalls. It was the highlight of the entire holiday. The location is idylic, with the view of the waterfall, farms and forest across the valley. Our rooms were light, airy, spotless and well appointed. The breakfast of wonderful fruit, curd, eggs, and hoppers, taken on the balcony overlooking the... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the reviews we read are correct, we stayed 2 nights it's a amazing place, our breakfast was the best we had eaten on our tour. A big thank you to Karen & Martin who are always on hand for any information you may need Our strong advice is : BOOK EARLY. Thank you for a perfect stay John &... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We stayed at the Waterfalls homestay for 2 nights in January- everything said by the previous reviewer is true. The setting and views were fabulous, the food fantastic,the rooms were wonderful, and the opportunity to meet and dine with other travellers was was the icing on the cake. Karen and Martin could not have been more welcoming and hospitable- Martin... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We stayed 2 nights at the Waterfalls Homestay and the were the best two nights of our 16 day stay in Sri Lanka and it was best value too! The setting is amazing! That little terrace with views over the valley with the waterfall in the background is just fantastic and breakfast was one of the highlights. We also enjoyed... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We absolutely loved staying in this beautiful little hideaway in Ella. It's the perfect place to stay after a day travelling through the gorgeous hill country on the train. Karen and Martin are the perfect hosts - we loved the way all the guests sit round the dinner table together. Karen's homemade burmese curry was soooo tasty. The views were... More

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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Everything has been said about this beautiful guest house, it truly is a wonderful place. The setting is stunning, the rooms are very comfortable, and such creative thought has gone into their decoration. I didn't sleep much in our room, the Jungle Room, because of the view. It was magical, the trees, the monkeys, the birds and the little squirrels,... More

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Also Known As:
Waterfalls Homestay Hotel Ella
Waterfalls Homestay Hotel
Address: Watagodawaththa, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #9 of 63 B&Bs / Inns in Ella
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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