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The View

Kithalella Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: *lovely view(you can see little adams peak and ella rock from your room!) *you only have to walk 5-10min to the village *you're not bothered by the crowdy and noisy Ella. Cons: *the cleaning service wasn't really good. Our room was still dirty when we arrived. (e.g. we found a lot of hair on the ground, the shower contained... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at The View for 3 nights enjoying the spectacular views. Clean rooms, the staff was friendly and helpful, and Nimal worked like a hero and spoiled us rotten with his services. Food was ok, but not spectacular. We recieved free dinner the first night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved my stay here, if you come by car it does feel like you are quite out of town at first but honestly by taking a short cut down the railway track you can walk to the centre/train station in 5 mins! Once you arrive here you won't really want to leave as its so peaceful and no words... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Ella we stayed at The View for two nights. The hotel name very much lives up to its reputation looking out at the valley and amazing scenery. The staff were incredibly attentive and the manager looked after us very well, arranging accommodation for us at the next stop and also providing us with good directions and advice for a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Though a bit of a hike from the railway station with our bags and next to impossible to reach in a tuk tuk, this hotel is lovely. Fairly new, rooms lead out onto a beautiful terrace where the staff will serve you food and drinks. It is a 5min walk from town if you take the short cut (which can... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated close to Ella Town walking distance 5 minutes. Amazing location with fantastic views.Situated at a steep incline.Rooms are basic and decent service. WiFi erratic.Decent breakfast served to room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friends greatly enjoyed our stay in the View. We were lying on the counch looking at the sky full of stars at night. The room is finely furnished. The service is amazing. The host is very considerate. He even wrote us a map to tissa and worked out a backup option for us. Wish we could stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Great hotel! Very friendly staff and amazing food. I highly recommend this place. The hotel is at the end of a bumpy road but once you arrive the views are spectacular and the rooms clean and tidy. I have spent 3 nights here and would definitely come back if I could. It's only a short walk to the town centre.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights at " groundfloor" with nice grass infront the porch and with a stunning view. Room is basic but has a good vibe. No fan, instead happy with blanket at night... The matras could be better. Breakfast as usual, served at porch. WIFI allover the place exept the last (our) room. Manager Laxman is very helpfull with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

After a recommendation from new friends in the east we were recommended to stay at "the view" guesthouse in Ella. And was it a view! Small, friendly guest house with clean well appointed affordable rooms with a view capturing the best of Ella gap. Friendly staff give good recommendations for hiking and activities close by. The host even organised a... More 

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