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Rock View Guesthouse

Wellawaya Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
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Rock View Guesthouse
Ranked #51 of 63 Ella B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Essex, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best view of the Rock and the valley in Ella. Add to that the Scottish Tea Planter ambience of the historical place. Add to that the great location of a few steps to restaurants and shopping in Ella. Add to that a computer and fast internet connection available at all hours in the lobby. Add to that a wonderful... More

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best place I've been in Sri Lanka, you shall find extra clean spacious room, but more than that a real Family warm place, where Amith, Mango and their parents are offering the best care of their guest. And to make your stay even nicer don't miss the local curry, certainly top range in Sri Lanka.... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

Very simple , basic backpacker guest house. I booked through Agoda and for some reason a massive charge was added per person on top of the usual taxes, making this the most expensive place I stayed in Sri lanka and also the most basic. Overall about 90% was added to the initial amount quoted per night. The other guests who... More

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South West
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

There may be a nice view but underneath that is a building site. The staff barely acknowledged me when I arrived and continued to ignore me during my stay. Sri Lankan people are so nice on the whole, these people do them a diservice.

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Overall: very nice budget guesthouse. I would stay again. Location: Central, one of the best views in town. Staff: Very friendly and helpful Cleanliness: Very simple rooms, neat and tidy, clean. Food: Nice home cooked Sri Lankan style multi-curry dinner 500 SLR. Breakfast is included. Useful: Has hot water.

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wellington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I've stayed here two years in a row now. Great central location but elevated off the main street with spectacular views looking out over Ella Gap. Rooms are spacious and the family is friendly yet gives you privacy at the same time. Great value for money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

We turned up to Ella without booking a room, we read about this place in the Lonely Planet guide book&snapped up a large family room after hearing the price 4000rupees. The beds have been the comfiest so far on our trip around Sri Lanka. The bathroom wasn't the cleanest but we overlooked that for the price we were paying. This... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Turned up to Ella with no booking and almost didn't get a place to stay. Lucky last room at Rock View. The staff are very polite and helpful, the rooms were simple but big and VERY clean. Breakfast and dinner was included. Amazing dinner! Highly recommended.

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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Thanks for staying in your guesthouse. Right in the center of Ella, with perfect staff support, tasty dinner. We got a local map for Ella rock trip, also some recommendations for next way. Rooms were average, but the view was awesome.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

Decent but there were cockroaches in my room. Normally I can overlook that (maybe they got unlucky). However on check out I was charged for breakfast which I was told would be included and they add a ten percent service charge on everything! Not just food. Check your options before settling on this guest house

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Address: Wellawaya Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
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Ranked #51 of 63 B&Bs / Inns in Ella

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