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The View

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#28 of 146 B&Bs / Inns in Ella
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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here with family. The staff are lovely. We stayed in the superior suite- the views magnificent bedding comfortable the decor very Sri Lankan . A quick walk to town , station and nine arches bridge. It is very peaceful here and swimming in the pool looking out over the stunning valley .

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great views of Ella Gap and main Waterfall, 5 min walk to Ella city and close to all activites. The staff were very friendly and helpful and served breakfast up on your balcony. I highly recommend staying here.

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southport
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in the dark and it was a steep climb up a lot of steps, though they did come down and carried our luggage. We were in the top rooms. Not overly impressed with the murals everywhere or the tatty balcony furniture. Dinner was served on the balcony and was included in the price. Was reasonable but would have...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

THE VIEW ELLA is truely a wonderful place to stay while in Ella The pool side rooms are fantastic with your own veranda at pool side to have breakfast, lunch or dinner Deck chairs around a refreshing pool to take a dip and chill out after your nature walk or trek up Ella Rock The views are breathtaking and when...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were two night here.nice view.confertable room.very clean and chaming hotel . ner railway station 5minit work down town. Pool very good. After hiking. Staff very frindly. Nice view. Food is very good Specily rice &curry. We are local.but they treat very well.we hilly recomend this place.thaks agin.

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view is spectacular, and the pool is nice. I'm not sure if we had the worst room, but we were underwhelmed. It was dingy and the bathroom window wouldn't close, so in the morning the bathroom floor was crawling with ants. The wifi was very spotty and slow. The bed was comfortable and the AC worked. The food was...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst it's not 5 star, the hotel is charming and clean, the grounds are lovingly tended and the pool was perfect for our 5 year old and a dip for us after a hot day exploring. The owners couldn't be more helpful and the food was excellent. Dinner and breakfast served outside our room on the large terraces to take...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights and had a lovely time.....fantastic views as mentioned....great hosts.....refreshing pool ....the best breakfast on the terrace after watching a beautiful sunrise! The hosts go out of their way to provide whatever you need...Saliya must be training for a marathon with all the running he does!! highly recommended!

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Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place to stay when in Ella. The best view of Ella rock and little Adams peak. Refreshing pool after a day of walking in the mountains. The staff a very helpful, especially Saliya. Nothing was ever too much and the amount of running up and down the stairs by him to get anything was impressive

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Adelaide
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a few nights while visiting Ella. Place does have a great view overlooking the valley which is really nice on sunrise and sunset. Pool is great although it's a little cool to use it too long. Room was ok fairly small and basic (although I think we got the worst room of the bunch). Nice table out...

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A Place to stay & relax whilst taking in the majestic scenery of Ella ... more   less 

Additional Information about The View

Address: Kithalella Road, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range: $44 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The View 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Pool side rooms are much better than those on top floor”
cathyc53, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“We loved the downstairs family room-we could enjoy eating or hanging out enjoying the grounds while my son swam happily in the pool.”
art42, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
“We had a ground floor room. I'm guessing the higher floor rooms might be quieter.”
marsheen72, Aug 18, 2016 | Read review
“Please arrive before sunset”
VeronikaN602, Jul 17, 2016 | Read review
“One of the best places in town really make you feel welcome.”
john8854, Jul 14, 2016 | Read review
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