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The View

#31 of 119 B&Bs / Inns in Ella
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for one night as we were cramming in the last few spots on our way back to Negombo airport!! The view from this hotel is quality and basically looks down the whole gully of Ella!!! The staff were really helpful and friendly and assisted us in booking a nights accomodation in Nuwara Eliya the next night along... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The View is about its name: one of the most amazing view in Sri Lanka I have ever seen. However we paid a "high price" for it: this hotel is a bit hidden and very difficult to find. Even if you arrive after sunset. There is no light on the way and the roads are super curvy. Please be aware... More 

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Karratha, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great location on top of hill overlooking railway and good views of mountains. Easy walk to shops and restaurants. Laxman and staff were terrific, cold drinks on arrival beautiful inground pool spacious rooms. Food was delicious and service was great. Nice and quiet for where it is. Close to Railway station for people travelling further on.

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Panadura, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marvelous view but poor facilities. Road is very steepy and narrow with hairpin bends. If posted mirrors at the corners to see on coming vehicles is welcome. Once has to reverse all the way to the top to allow on coming vehicle to pass as reverse to down hill is much dangerous. Staff in plain clothes. No training at all... More 

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Solna, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The View is located 5 minutes walk outside the village center. The view is spectacular. The staf is nice and helpful as allover Sri Lanka. The pool is a nice treat after a couple of hours walking up an down of a mountain. The breakfast was great exept for the coffe that i way to much Americano as all over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend The View, it has everything you need including a stunning view of course! New,y renovated gardens and pool area, so much space to find yourself with a good book and absolute peace and quiet. Staff are the friendliest, most hospitable staff I have come across in Sri Lanka. Well done Laksman the manager who is always attentive and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

This was one of the best hotels we stayed in during our trip in Sri Lanka! The view was incredible and it was only a short walk away from Ella town centre. We were provided with a map of sites to visit including the waterfall and Ella mountain. It was made all the better by having a swimming pool to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

One of the best place to relax. Incredible view around there. Rate's also reasonable. As a local traveler I would like to visit there again. In the morning you can see the sun rise among the mountains. Stayed May 2016, traveled with My Wife,Her sister & brother-in law

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

As the name suggests the view is simply amazing!! The area in front of the rooms has a pool and deck chairs that you can sit in and enjoy looking out over the hills and valleys. The sun also rises in front so it's amazing for that. they server breakfast outside and thats great to take in every opportunity to... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

This place has the most incredible view, second to none! And the pool and pool area was clean and welcoming. Yes, it is not a 5 star hotel but it is just what we needed to relax and unwind with clear views. Town was within walking distance along the train track. Evenings do get cold but the cold is more... More 

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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: $34 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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