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Ambiente

Ella, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has the most amazing views but sadly is a dump ! The uninterrupted views across the mountains and Ella region are breathtaking .the hotel rooms are small with paint peeling off the walls, only 2 sheets on the bed , housekeeping is non existent ,make your own beds , no clean towels the shower ( first time ever... More 

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Scotland
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14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Although up a steep hill, it is possible to walk to and from Ella if you don't fancy a tuk tuk. We stayed for two nights, and the main assets of the hotel are the view and the staff. Gorgeously breathtaking vistas of ella gap, and to see the famous sunrise you just need to sit on your patio. Food... More 

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Edinburgh
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Wow. Such a beautiful view and why we stayed here. The food was fine and the room was not expensive. Our bathroom did smell a little of drains though. On balance, it's a decent place to stay because it has a beautiful view and is low key/low impact on the area around it. I think some basic maintenance/painting could make... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

The location of the hotel is great when you want a fantastic view but less if you want to walk into town. But I don't think you can have both in Ella... Room was nice with a thick and big matress. Too bad I had to get up so early to walk Worlds End;-)

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Croatia, Split
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Hotel is basic but that is the least important in Ella. View from the room even from the bed its just magical. Price is very reasnoble for such an amazing location and stunning view. Staff is very friendly.

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Brisbane, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The view from Ambiente is truly stunning. It was the first thing my sister and I noticed when we pulled up. All the rooms have the gorgeous view from their balcony and it's definitely the best feature about this place. The rooms were clean and comfortable, with very little noise. The gardens were a great place to relax, although the... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Their view is worth a million bucks. So happy to have stayed here. The restaurant is ok, and the service friendly. The rooms were clean and the balcony great. Get up to watch the sunrise. You won't regret it! They offer a lot of other services but I didn't use them. Other guests seemed pleased though.

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tel aviv
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11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I agree with previous reviews. The room is basic. No a/c, but it is not needed. I was missing some hooks that will enable to hang staff. They do not tend the room during your stay. Based on previous reviews I checked the room and bathroom when entering, and found the shower did not work, so I got another room... More 

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Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We really enjoyed (while having breakfast, just sitting on our balcony) the majestic views over Ella Gap with sunset, clouds, waterfall : beautiful! The rooms are basic, not the best but could be worse. Staff is friendly but a little bit weird: hard to say why. Food in the restaurant was just good.

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Ramsey, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The view from the hotel is amazing. The room was clean, comfortable and it had a great view! Breakfast was great and they have wifi in the restaurant (although not in the rooms). Not easy to get to the town centre as it is on a hill, easier if you have a driver/tuk tuk.

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