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Grand Ella Motel

411, Galle Road | Bambalapitiya, Columbo 4, Ella, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well the view by itself is amazing and a must see so please go there for a drink or meal even if you are not staying there to go to the viewing point. It is not easy to locate so please stop and ask. google maps will get you close but not to the exact place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Our driver recommended this as the best view in Ella and we don't think he was off the mark! A wonderful grassed area looks out through the gap, giving the perfect backdrop for photos. Really nice fruit juices.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Sad faded road side sign belies the classic property and signature view at Grand Ella Motel. We found it to be a ideal and idyllic spot to enjoy the view of Ella Rock with a calming morning coffee. We arrived in Ella via overnight train (a rocking, clanging and stinky experience) and were directed to Grand Ella Motel by a... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Very friendly staff with great surrounding views!!! Good food and not much crowd while our stay there. Rooms are bit old but well arranged. Tasty food served nicely. Amazing views from the balcony. Closer to Rawana falls and Little Adam's Peak.

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Ampara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

A hotel with a great surrounding views. Friendly service and everything were fine. It is also closer to Rawana Falls and also the railway station. Actually we was there for our honeymoon and didnt notice any negative aspect. The hotel is located in a best place in country. Willing to visit soon again.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Excellent hotel and very clean Amazing views from the balcony. Great value for money. Great food at the restaurant . staff is very friendly and provided me a good service. Can archive a good property with bit of renovation

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We stopped by to have lunch and to enjoy the fantastic view of Ella. For a quick stay of 40 mins i can say this place is recommended only for best views it overlooks other than this it is not recommended.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

No other place seemingly can beat this with regards to the view. The garden is spacious, meaning that you can spend the time there contrary to most other places in Ella where you only have the balcony. Further its very safe for kids. Architecture is nice, but the building needs some renovation which according to them is planned at the... More 

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Manila
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Basic decent accommodation. But it has the most stunning view of the mountain ranges around Ella, from our garden-level room. The staff is nice and prepared a good breakfast while we imbibed the morning spectacle.

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Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My husband was bitten by what I suspect was bed-bugs. Our room was old and dated and the bathroom was old, dated and dirty. The shower broke whilst I was in it leaving water gushing out all over the bathroom and I was unable to turn it off. We were given only 1 towel each and there were no hand... More 

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