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The Mountain Heavens

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#5 of 66 hotels in Ella
Location
4.7
Cleanliness
4.2
Service
4.3
Value
4.1
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Mountain Heavens hotel in Ella has been refurbished with a concept of exclusivity for those who relish nature & adventure. Consisting of eight luxurious rooms complete with all modern amenities, the Mountain Heavens boast of the best view point over the famous “Ella Gap” in the midst of diverse vegetation.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool with view
Free breakfast
Hiking
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Laundry service
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Kids' meals
Sun terrace
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Romantic
Languages Spoken
English
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The Mountain Heavens hotel is celebrated for its tranquil location and picturesque surroundings, a stone's throw from town. According to guests, it offers spacious and tastefully decorated rooms with breathtaking views, though some have pointed out areas in need of maintenance. The hotel's amenities, which include a well-regarded swimming pool, consistently receive high marks. While opinions on value show some disparity, the service from staff like Chef Rohan and Manager Shammika Rupesinghe is frequently lauded for being attentive and friendly.
Location
Picturesque
Atmosphere
Uninspiring
Rooms
Spacious
Value
Inconsistent
Cleanliness
Mixed
Service
Friendly
Amenities
Outstanding
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Amazing views from anywhere in the hotel. Clean and very comfortable rooms, the pool is amazing during the day and in the night. Staff members are very nice and provided guidance on tourist spots and hikes. Food is amazing, especially traditional sri lanka food.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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187gillr wrote a review Feb 21
Heathfield, United Kingdom40 contributions40 helpful votes
Hotel that tries but fails in so many ways, but keeps its rating based on the view, which is fantastic. Good room, BUT, beds have waterproof sheets so you wake up stuck to them , ants in the bathroom, mucky gaps between the tiles, and slippery shower floor with no non slip mats, and an air con system that seemed to have a will of it’s own and switched off every now and then! Chef tried really hard, but most foods over seasoned massively, and accompanied by white plastic bread served as toast. On a half board deal and have rarely eaten so little. Suffers from shortage of staff, and if the cricket is on the the dining room, don’t expect the waiters to stir from the tv often to serve you. Hotel is perched on top of a mountain and is full of stairs inside with NO lift. Getting back up there requires a tuktuk at least from the town. Swimming pool has a nasty greasy black bring round it.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Food in the town better and cheaper but requires tuktuk.
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Agnieszka wrote a review Feb 15
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Extremely clean, modern hotel with a stunning view! The way they serve breakfast (and food generally) is just epic! It was the pleasure to spend my birthday in such a lovely place. Hotel's crew is totally dedicated to the guests. I would like to thank you once again for my birthday dinner and specially baked cake!! I definitely recommend to friends and I will be returning in the future.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Traveled with family
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Laura H wrote a review Feb 7
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We stayed here for 1 night whilst in Ella. It was our least favourite hotel in our 2 week trip to Sri Lanka. The room wasn't that clean. There was a single mattress next to our double bed which wasn't made up properly and yellow stains were on show. The coasters had dirt in them. It felt like a very budget hotel in a beautiful location. Essentially the price is for the view which is truly beautiful, however you could just hike to a view point to to capture the view and not pay so much to stay where you can have this nice view. Breakfast was included. The food was nice however I was brought eggs with meat on having ordered a vegetarian option. The waiter was apologetic and after around 10 minutes brought me a new plate of eggs. Whilst eating the eggs I started to taste bacon and then found a piece of bacon on the eggs. My impression is that the bacon had been laid ontop and then taken off again when the kitchen realised they got my order wrong for a 2nd time. I didn't eat any more of the eggs in view of this and we didn't have enough time to ask for another plate. If I had a food allergy I would not trust this kitchen to be careful based on this experience I had. All the staff we spoke with were very friendly and kind. I don't usually write negative reviews but I wasn't impressed with this hotel and wish we had saved our money and stayed elsewhere.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Tamara A. B wrote a review Feb 3
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Mountain Heavens literally exceeded my expectations! Everything about this place was just perfect. From staff to location to vibes and energy. I wouldn’t recommend another place! Thank you TMH! Also, SKY FULL OF STARS AT NIGHT!!!!!!!!!
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Happiness28051267352 wrote a review Jan 2024
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The view is amazing and the rooms are very comfortable. The room was big and we were very happy to be in this hotel. Buddika made our stay very nice. Unfortunately we only stayed 1 night and that wasn’t enough. Hope we can come back anytime. Thank you!
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Dragon JF wrote a review Jan 2024
St. Helier, United Kingdom4 contributions
Epic location. Although probably 1.0km from Ella high st, it's only LKR 500 each way by tuktuk. The hotel is very close to the railway line (not intrusive) giving easy walking access along the track to the start of the Ella Rock 'hike' (walking on the track is officially prohibited but everyone does it). Great, friendly service. Restaurant very good all round with a good selection of international and local cuisine. Our room was top floor with a small balcony. Very clean and spacious. Views are totally epic
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Luke Ramos wrote a review Jan 2024
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10/10 the best view I’ve ever had. Nice big rooms, very comfortable bed and pillow. The staff are very friendly and helpful especially Shammika. Excellent location. Great experience. I definitely recommend to friends and I will be returning in the future
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Date of stay: January 2024
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rbcroteau wrote a review Dec 2023
Los Angeles, California77 contributions63 helpful votes
Great location 👌 First, the hotel is a 15-minute walk up the hill from the center of town where all the bars and restaurants are. Second, the views from anywhere you stand on the hotel premises are incredible. The hotel.is built-in the mountains side. So can see beautiful mountains range as far as the eys can see, as you are situated in the valley. Then, as a bonus , not too far away, you are looking at majestic waterfalls . You can almost hear them. Od course, they were roaring due to the relentless, endless monsoon. The breakfast was delicious! The staff was friendly. I would definitely recommend this hotel if you have an overnight stay in Ella. RBC 🤓
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Traveled with friends
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prasad n wrote a review Dec 2023
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The start was magnificent and the view was unbelievable the from office staff was very helpful and quick in checking in.the room was big and very comfortable the breakfast was served very quickly and the service was very professional all in all we had a very wonderful stay at the mountain heavens Ella
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Mountain Heavens
Which popular attractions are close to The Mountain Heavens?
Nearby attractions include Ella Spice Garden (0.3 miles), dee tattoo studio ella (0.3 miles), and Dream Club Ella (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Mountain Heavens?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at The Mountain Heavens?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at The Mountain Heavens?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at The Mountain Heavens?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Mountain Heavens?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe Chill, The Barn by Starbeans, and Cafe One Love.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Mountain Heavens?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool during their stay.
Is The Mountain Heavens located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of Ella.
Are there any historical sites close to The Mountain Heavens?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Fun Drive Ella (0.2 miles) and Ella tuk tuk (1.3 miles).
Does The Mountain Heavens have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.