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Planters Bungalow Ella

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Karandagolla | 10 Mile Post, Uva- Karandagolla Ella, Srilanka, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
Planters Bungalow Ella
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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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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
47 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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West Vancouver
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Palm Springs, California, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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Krakow, Poland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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wales
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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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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We stayed in February in the family suite. It is a lovely location although rather far from anything. The food was excellent. It was perfect except for the bathroom which was ready for being changed. The red sink had not been cleaned when we arrived and the next day after the room was made up remained uncleaned with traces of... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Tamarind, which is the lower of the two new studio rooms. After seeing the view from the balcony we asked to stay for two nights instead of the original one. The room is gorgeous. Immaculately clean and well designed. (It's sold as a family room and has two day beds but unless you're a very laid-back parent... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

It is definitely beautiful and very special place. We have stayed in Tree Top (one of new garden apartments) and I was surprised by amazing room and totally delighted with a view from our private terrace. Photos don't reflect the beauty of this place at all. Sitting on the terrace with glass of wine (by the way - they offer... More 

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