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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything perfect: rooms,service/management, view, food, swimming pool,location (ok 11 km away from Ella but therefore amazing nature). So far it was our most expensive hotel in Sri Lanka but worth every cent. The hotel is great. We spent two nights there, one in the room "Trees Top": If you have the chance you have to book it. Was our best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic place to stay and one of the highlights of my time in Sri Lanka. A little bit outside of the centre of Ella but a short tuktuk ride in, allowing you to get a great view of the Ella gap, Rawana waterfall and just some generally breathtaking scenery! The team running planters were absolutely brilliant, great... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful, memorable stay here and particularly enjoyed the stunning views from one of the two new rooms down by the pool (arriving at night made for a beautiful surprise the next morning when we raised the blinds!) and the delicious food (such good quality and value). As others have mentioned the staff are very friendly and helpful... More 

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing views and stylish decor electric blind openers really impressed the kids efficient staff tasty breakfast only small negative is to far from Ella town but worth a visit as other positives compensate

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights and it's our favorite accommodation in Sri Lanka so far. Set in a secluded location about 20 mins down the hill from Ella, Planters is lovely. Even though it has recently changed owner, Sami (the very affable and helpful new owner) has ensured that all of the things for which Planters is famous remain.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stayed here for one night. I warn you - don't do this! You HAVE to stay longer - this place is AMAZING!! The accommodation was fantastic, the food was top notch, the staff were lovely, extremely helpful and attentive, the surroundings were out of this world - the view was outstanding. You have to go here! Thank you Planters... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Wonderful place, good food, beautiful appartment and very nice staff!! We stayed here for 2 days but it felt like a week! Nice wildlife and monkeys everywhere, definately a place to go to if you want to relax a little

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

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 June 6, 2015 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

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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