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Sunnyside Holiday Bungalow

#17 of 118 B&Bs / Inns in Ella
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Bandarawela Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
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Karachi, Pakistan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Didn't stay there. Luckiky they emailed us before we flew that they were overbooked on one of the days we were staying and by mistake accepted our booking. So we cancelled our reservation and stayed at another hotel.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in Cynthia place for 2 night. The place is charming with a nice outside garden and shaded patio where you can relax. It's 10 min walk to Ella train station and town center. If you return to the place at night, it's better to take tuktuk cuz it's completely dark! My room is very clean and large; it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

A lovely bungalow tucked away just a short walk from Ella train station and the Main Street of town. The rooms are extremely clean and the food is amazing! You also have access to all the common areas outside which are beautiful. Wonderfully warm and gracious hosts. Will definitely stay here again!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Sunnyside for 3 nights with our two kids. We were looking for a quiet place with some additional space for the kids to play outside. And we found it! The room was clean and spacious with two double beds. The owners are really nice people they help you with every questions you might have. The stay included... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

This lovely place is recommended in Ella! Cintha cooks lovely meals and is very hospitable. The rooms are spacious and the garden looks lovely.Also a nice area to sit and read or joy a cup of tea. There is a small playground wich is nice if you travel with small children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

A clean, comfortable and spacious room, only a 10 minute walk from the train station and Ella's bars and restaurants. Can walk to Little Adam's peak from Sunnyside in 2 hours, there and back. The hostess was lovely and cooked us a delicious Sri Lankan breakfast.

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Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

The Sunnyside Bungalow is well situated, perhaps a 10-12 minute walk into the center of town where all the restaurants are. The rooms are basic but spacious, and very clean, with linens and towels in good condition. There is no A/C, but in Ella, it really isn't needed and the room fan is fine to take any warmth out of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely guesthouse run by a brilliant couple. The rooms are basic but perfectly suitable. The Sri Lankan breakfast was perfect: rotis with mild curries, scrambled egg and fruit all served with perfect Ceylon tea. You can have a western breakfast if you want but when in Rome... Cynthia helped us organize a driver to take us on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here back in 2011. Great hosts and great food. Room was very comfortable and good wifi. Very much enjoyed, would stay here again. Ella well worth the visit with some impressive day treks. Lots of wildlife. The train through the tea plantations was beautiful.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Excellent Sri Lankan breakfast, very friendly hosts, quiet and well maintained property, very clean, spacious rooms (take the room downstairs if available), good value for money. We would choose Sunnyside Bungalows again. Thank you!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sunnyside Holiday Bungalow is located in Ella Sri Lanka. It is surrounded by green foliage, including large trees and a tea plantation and offers comfortable accommodation with home cooked meals. There are three clean rooms with attached toilets and hot water showers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunnyside Holiday Bungalow

Address: Bandarawela Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range: $42 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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