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Planters Bungalow Ella

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Ella | 10 Mile Post, Uva- Karandagolla Ella, Srilanka, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Planters bungalow took such good care of our family!! They arranged transporation, a guide, meals, and answered our many travel questions. We left with fresh laundy, full bellies, and feeling like we had a total reboot from our travels. The new rooms they built are ultra modern - very different from the historic bungalows of the site but high ceilings,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our time here was just amazing! We had everything of what we hoped for: perfect atmosphere, delicious food, extremely beautiful vieuws and last but not least the staff provided us in everything we wanted!! They helped me to arrange a private breakfast to surprise my girlfriend and even created a nice heart of flowers (see the pictures) so i could... More 

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

Stayed here at the end of May. Had read some great reviews and some not so good but I have to say this place exceeded our expectations. The rooms we had in a separate building were clean and beautifully designed. The views were outstanding too, overlooking vast forest and down to the plains. The food in the evening was as... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The location is indeed lovely with nice gardens, a lovely pool and good birdlife. The staff are very helpful with delicious food including a great breakfast (lucky as so far from anywhere!). We got a discount for dinner as we ate vegetarian which was nice as nowhere else does this that we found. Ella itself was reminiscent of so many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I sure hope I can come back to this place sooner than later. Luckily we had three nights here and we enjoyed every minute of it. We stayed in the lovely bungalow but they have recently added an absolutely gorgeous building with 2 large apartments that look right out to Elle Gap. The apartments are right next to the very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Was only able to stay one night as place booked up but was a delightful 24 hour and great value for money. Have been travelling for a couple of weeks and so wanted some luxury me time - totally found it. I arrived in the early PM and had the whole place to myself (there are only 3 rooms) Spent... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We stayed in one of the garden apartments which is a newer addition to the property. It was extremely spacious and has an amazing view which you can enjoy from the balcony. The property's surrounds are lovely, including the pool area. The service was very good - The staff were more than happy to organise a driver for us to... More 

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Canadensis, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This was an exceptional little accommodation. My room was awesome! The property is landscaped beautifully, and the restaurant serves up really good food. The staff is extremely courteous and accommodating. I felt like I was in a little piece of heaven. Great value for money too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I had a gorgeous stay at the hotel. It is a beautiful place with a spacious rooms, very good service and great food. Don't forget to ask about the pumpkin soup. I think it was the best soup I had in my entire life !! The hotel atmosphere was so good that we were thinking about staying there for another... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We stayed at Planters Bungalow last week By chance we met the owner in Ella and decided to spend 3 days there, but ended up at 11. It's a great place, fantastic garden and surroundings, and the trees are alive with wildlife. We stayed in Treetops, one of the new apartments, which has superb views and an eye level glimpse... More 

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