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Karandagolla | 10 Mile Post, Uva- Karandagolla Ella, Srilanka, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Planters Bungalow Ella
Ranked #17 of 81 Ella B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Planter's Bungalow has a lot going for it: (i) a beautiful garden, (ii) a jungle pool from which you can see monkeys jumping around, (iii) great (really great) food, and (iv) tastefully decorated rooms. We staid three days and left wishing we could stay longer. The hotel is a few Km from Ella, the trip to town only takes about... More 

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Albstadt
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14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Whatever you prefer, here you can find both: lovely furnished colonial suite or room with all facilities or modern comfort with every technical amenities, newly built and luxury. A little far from Ella town, but beautiful quiet. Reasonable prices in 01/2015

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London, England, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights when visiting Ella. The bungalow is amazing, big rooms, real character - felt like being in an 18th Century bungalow! Helpful fantastic staff, and the breakfasts are amazing - fresh fruit, toast and rotis, then Sri Lankan breakfast. The grounds are lovely. It is a long drive from Ella, about 25mins, and the road... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We had decided to stay four nights at Planters, and we don't regret it. The bungalow is perfectly situated just outside Ella, and we spent the days climbing Little Adam's Peak, visiting Halpewatte Tea Factory and taking walks nearby, a small temple nearby is worth a visit. But foremost we enjoyed the bungalow itself, a peaceful heaven. A well kept... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We knew when we booked this place that it was a rather small not too upscale hotel largely known for good food and the nice scenery and our expectations were fully met. It's a beautiful piece of land with nice views and a wonderful tropical garden. We could watch monkeys jumping around in the trees outside the hotel and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Just got back from the Planter's Bungalow. We had three days of pretty much continuous rain and the staff did a good job of coping with frequent power cuts and loss of hot water. The food was very good, and Sammy was an excellent host in John's absence. But overall I don't think I'd choose to stay here again. Location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We only had a short stay but were very kindly upgraded to the tree top suite and the room was fantastic. We were very impressed with the service and effort put into everything, and the food was outstanding, particularly the sri lankan breakfast. It is definitely worth being there for dinner as well. Highly recommended

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Nice setting with a beautiful garden and a lovely swimming pool, which is a nice respite from the heat. Delicious and generous breakfast, that includes both western and Sri-Lankan food. However, the place suffers from multiple maintenance problems, including: plumbing problems, ant infestation, lamps that didn't function and hangers that fell off the wall. The owner was nice enough to... More 

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Paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a great place to escape to and enjoy the beautiful scenery around Ella. John, the owner, will provide you with plenty of tips, great conversation and unbelievably delicious food (the best we had in Sri Lanka). The rooms are perfect and the beautifully garden and swimming pool a real bonus.

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Address: Karandagolla | 10 Mile Post, Uva- Karandagolla Ella, Srilanka, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Planters Bungalow Ella Hotel Ella

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