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Ellerton Bungalow

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 1 month in Sri Lanka, staying in 9 different hotels, ranking from Home-stays to 5-star-hotels - Ellerton was by far the best in any way! It's a truely authentic place with a unique garden, the staff is perfectly trained and extremly nice (and happy due to fair payment and a great management), the chef is first class.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ellerton bungalow was very welcoming as we got there with an amazing view from the swimming pool. The rooms are unsuitable for people who like modern hotels as this is quite traditional. The house pets (2 dogs and a cat) are very friendly and really like people they don't cause any trouble either. The quality of beds is a bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous. Spectacular! Serene . Brilliantly done up and run property near Kandy. The old English house and the newly added rooms are all very pretty. Beautiful restaurant. Amazing srilanka n and continental food. Very relaxing.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We spent a magical 5 nights in Ellerton, to celebrate a friend's 70th. Our party took the entire bungalow and the stay was just perfect. Fabulous property, great location, excellent food, attentive service - not one thing could have been bettered.

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Thank ChristinePemberton
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We arrived at Ellerton to a warm welcome by Richard and his staff. The house was beautiful..... but our rooms were even better! we had a double room and a twin next door with a patio area next to the pool. All very pretty with flowers and fab view along the valley. Our room was very spacious with big double... More 

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Thank Carol D
Wantage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

A wonderful haven up in the hills above Kandy. Staff are delightful and so helpful. Although there is a limited choice on the menu, which is understandable given the small number of guests, it has been very good and served with a smile.

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Thank Alan D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Ellerton was the first place we stayed on our trip and spoiled everywhere else for us. We were only here for 2 days but wished we had stayed for longer. We stayed in the main building with a large airy room and small extra room for our teenage son. The bed was huge and comfortable, with a mosquito net. Unfortunately... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

A lovely bungalow outside Kandy about a 25 min drive. Last part of road a bit challenging, but worth it. Rooms are spacious and styled to match the colonial setting. Gardens are lovely and well maintained and the views are spectacular. The staff are excellent delivering that happy mix of attentiveness without intrusion. Meals are fixed Sri Lankan or Western... More 

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EllertonBungalow, Owner at Ellerton Bungalow, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive things you say about your stay at Ellerton. However, in terms of the temperatures, we have been having exceedingly hot weather for the last few weeks, and a number of guests have mentioned this to us. We have always resisted air-conditioning – firstly we are at 2500 feet, which means the air is far cooler... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Ellerton was our first stay in Sri Lanka and what a wonderful surprise. We had a room overlooking the jungle which was really spectacular. The food was absolutely delicious - offering local curries and also non local options. The staff were so friendly and helpful. It was a great place to stay as it was away from the hustle and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with my wife and two young children aged 5 and 7 for two nights as part of a tour of the island. It's a very friendly and relaxing place to stay with fantastic views of the countryside. We stayed in the twin family room in the main part of the house which was reasonably sized and included a... More 

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EllertonBungalow, Owner at Ellerton Bungalow, responded to this review

We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay at Ellerton – but to clarify some points that you raise: I'm sorry about the bed – but all the double beds are standard "king-size" – I understand that these are 6'3" long, but I'm sorry if not long enough for you! In terms of meal selection, because we are small we... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ellerton is a fine old tea-estate bungalow where our aim is to give you the feeling you are staying in a friend's house and not a hotel. We deliberately lack many of the features associated with hotels but these are more than compensated for by a genuinely relaxed and informal atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ellerton Bungalow

Address: New Gurukele, Doluwa 299045, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Doluwa
Price Range: $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Ellerton Bungalow Hotel Doluwa
Ellerton Bungalow Sri Lanka/Doluwa
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