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The View

Kithalella Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #32 of 65 Ella B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Mike D Blankenberge, Belgium
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Blankenberge, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The name says it all : a spectacular view, that will stay as a desktop background for quite a while ! The breakfast and rates were fair, the only minus is that the service was rather cool for Sri Lankan standards, and he treated our driver with no respect.. Bad day perhaps?

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a night as a stop-gap to Arugambay. The price was fantastic and the view was breathtaking! The hotel was up a steep hill, though the tuk-tuk will take you most of the way and the rest is a few steps. The rooms had four poster beds, and were very clean and comfortable. Lovely bathroom as well.... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location was fantastic. It was easy to get into the town of Ella and there were plenty of hikes in the area such as little Adams peak. The food served by The View was delicious and everyone was friendly. It's a nice stop for backpackers and of course the view was amazing. However the rooms themselves were average. Small... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has the best view in Sri Lanka by far just amazing the people r great very helpful and only a 5 to 10 min walk into town. all u do is ask for the short cut. We had 4 people and the rooms r great and very nice breakfast Theres a wide range of stuff. I highly recommend... More

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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotels is perched high up in the mountain, and all rooms have a wonderful view over the valley. We were very pleased with our room, the bathrooms were beautiful and clean, with very hot water - of course not a lot of water pressure as is normal all over Sri Lanka. The room had a nice, comfortable bed with... More

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Oslo, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After seeing the mixed reviews this hotel got on Tripadvisor we needed to see for our selves. I don´t really understand so much the negative comments like the one about having to "walk along the train tracks". Why not just use the road like we did?!? Also the one about noise from the train... Yes there are trains 6 times... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good things: the view was pretty and the mosquito net was quality. Bad things: ants in the bathroom. Bathroom shared a wall and a window with the restaurant dining room. Noises from both sides easily heard. The men at the front counter seemed confused by everything. They didn't help with bags or even offer. Half the menu was "unavailable" and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Before we arrived things were not good, the hotel is out of Ella and up a couple of extremely steep hills, which were quite frightening. The drive is part cemented and part dirt and is so steep I slipped on my way up. If you are frightened of heights it's a no no. The view from the hotel is great,... More

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Bagan
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35 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

After having stayed at a lot of very cheap places, this place was just like heaven. The room was clean and comfortable. The name 'the view' is very much deserved: the view is absolutely mesmerizing, I spent the whole morning just being hypnotized by the amazing view. The atmosphere was nice and the staff was very helpful. I had booked... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in Ella on our way to Arugam Bay. We found the accommodation fantastic, the staff were incredibly friendly and the check in process was quick and professional. Waking up to this view over Ella was simply amazing.

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Address: Kithalella Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
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