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Wellawaya Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
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Rawana Holiday Resort
Ranked #42 of 66 Ella B&B and Inns
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Rawana holiday resort is in the centre of the charming Ella village, a bit up the hill. The views, if you're staying in the upper rooms, are splendid, the rooms spacious and clean, but the problem of the upper rooms is that you hear every single word your neighbours in the room next to yours are saying. If that is... More

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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We went here because of the suggestion in the lonely planet. Well, it was a Nice place to stay. Rooms upstairs have nice views and dinner was very good. The owner was very helpfull with bus timetabels etc. Only thing we didnt like were all the stairs to climb ;-)

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The family run location is up the hill with a beautiful view to the opposite green and forrest covered hill. 3 rooms with a grass terrace are cheaper though even nicer than the ones with balcony that are above. It is tempting to spend the whole day lazying around on the terrace watching the birds and squirrels. Food is freshly... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Be aware that if your room is on the top floor, the walls have great ventilation gaps and don't go right up to the ceiling. That means everyone's party is suddenly your party! Also, the dogs in Ella all bark like banshees at 3am. The room and bathroom were clean but our bed was very rickety. The food was great... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We booked this hotel based on fantastic reviews of the food but were sadly disappointed. The curries were watery and had very little spice, although they were nice and fresh. Furthermore, the showers were cold everyday and we had to wait 30 minutes while they warmed to lukewarm. There was no wifi in the rooms or reception area.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

The room was very spacious with a large balcony. The bathroom was clean and the water hot. The dinner was very good and the garlic curry was different from anything else we had in Sri Lanka. Breakfast was average though. Unfortunately when we stayed half of the place was a building site so it didn't look particularly attractive.

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tel aviv
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

We arrived in Ella and took a tuk tuk to this place.We chose a room on the first floor and it was good.Although the way to the place isn t so comfortable it s close to the centre.The people were friendly and gave us a lot of information on the attractions in the area.The food there is of the best... More

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

I stayed with this Guesthouse on both visits to Ella and it was my favourite place as a budget traveler in all of Sri Lanka. The rooms upstairs with the very large balcony are so clean and comfortable which I found very hard to find in this price range. Most beds in SL are uncomfortable and rooms small but I... More

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I was travelling with a friend, and we already made a bit of research in some book guides, so we basically ghave a few options where to head to find a room. We were walking in the middle of the night (although it was only seven in the evening) and already from afar we saw this guest house (although we... More

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Singapore, Singapore
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Rooms are forgetable...but the food is great! ordered the vegan curry..the non vegan is so so only. Wifi available...but not in the room....hot water had some problem we got to wait for awhile before we can get hot water. Nice garden n quiet setting. No hassle and no fuss.

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Address: Wellawaya Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Rawana Holiday Hotel Ella

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