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Hi Lanka Backpackers - Adults Only
2 out of 5
119a Ella - Passara Rd, Ella, Badulla District
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The price is £14 per night from 26 Sep to 27 Sep
0.79 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
I enjoyed my one night in Ella

"I enjoyed my night in Ella in this place. Great breakfast - fried egg, toast bread, fruits and a cake. They served all day tea and water. Stuff very friendly and I met really nice people there with whom I did hiking in the nearby places. The power was off in the night but the staff organized candles ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jan 2019

Hi Lanka Backpackers - Adults Only
aloft grand hotel
3 out of 5
Hettipola Watta, Ella, Uva
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The price is £51 per night from 2 Oct to 3 Oct
2.3 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (5 reviews)

"New property with modern amenities Located in a tea estate 3 km away from Ella town Good place to relax and unwind Friendly and helpful staff"…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2020

aloft grand hotel
Spice Ella
4 out of 5
Wellawaya-Ella-Kumbalwela Hwy, Ella, UP
The price is £34 per night from 28 Sep to 29 Sep
1.23 mi from city centre
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Ella Mount Heaven Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £39 per night from 8 Oct to 9 Oct
0.88 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (5 reviews)

"The service and staff were beyond fantastic. Everyone was so helpful and caring."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2019

Ella Mount Heaven Hotel
Anasa Wellness Resort
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3.7 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (9 reviews)

"Can't say enough good things about this resort! The staff is truly magnificent, the peace and solitude is wonderful, and the views, food, and activites will keep you impressed day after day. It is a bit far from everything, so if you go, plan on spending most of your time there (we didn't leave for ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Anasa Wellness Resort
Ella Mount Heaven
3 out of 5
Wellawaya Road, 15th mile post, Bandarawela, Ella
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0.89 mi from city centre
Ella Mount Heaven
Planters Bungalow
3.5 out of 5
10th Mile Post, Ella
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2.5 mi from city centre
Planters Bungalow
Ella Jungle Resort
3 out of 5
Karadagolla, Ella
The price is £67 per night from 3 Oct to 4 Oct
3.2 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (85 reviews)

"Avoid like plague. Worst hotel ever. Rats in the rooms, exceptionally rude manager and rickety cable car to get to the property."…"

Reviewed on 30 Apr 2019

Ella Jungle Resort
Ella Bamboo Cabana
3 out of 5
Temple Road, Kithalella, Ella
The price is £31 per night from 3 Oct to 4 Oct
1.61 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (10 reviews)
Beautiful location in the middle of the nature

"The guest house has an amazing location with a beautiful view in the middle of the nature. Super calm and nice and in the same time Ella city center is only a 5 min tuk-tuk ride away. We got great help when needed and an amazing breakfast served on the balcony every morning. Great value for money ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jan 2020

Ella Bamboo Cabana
Ella Eco Lodge
2.5 out of 5
Waterfall Road, Ella
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £31 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
1.38 mi from city centre
3.5/5Good! (34 reviews)
Small and cozy

"It's a really nice place and service is really courteous. Anytime again."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Ella Eco Lodge
Glen Rock Ella
2.5 out of 5
Badulla, Kithal Ella, Ella, Uva
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The price is £26 per night from 26 Sep to 27 Sep
1.77 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Amazing view & great hospitality!

"Fantastic service from the family. The son, mom and dad takes great care of the guests. They prepared a tasty breakfast and also cooked dinner for a friendly price. It is a real nature experience. Great hospitality, amazing view and simple living in the country side. Recommend this place to couples ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Dec 2019

Glen Rock Ella
4 out of 5
Ella-Wellawaya Road, Ella, Uva
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £118 per night from 26 Sep to 27 Sep
1.16 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (30 reviews)

"Incredible views, lovely rooms, great breakfasts and fantastic staff, only a short stroll from all restaurants and bars."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Ella Alpine Resort
2.5 out of 5
Waterfall Road, Ella, Uva
The price is £33 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
1.39 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (41 reviews)

"Great experience, great view! And location was great to feel the escape from crowd and traffic"…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020

Ella Alpine Resort
98 Acres Resort & Spa
4.5 out of 5
98 Acres Resort & Spa, Greenland Estate, Namunukula Road, Ella
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0.32 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (6 reviews)
Excellent stay at this fantastic resort.

"98 Acres is a special property and we were so excited to stay here on our trip in Sri Lanka. The resort did not disappoint and I will always think back to our stay here with fond memories. The view from the rooms is breath taking and there is lots to do within walking distance (Little Adam's Peak ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Sep 2019

98 Acres Resort & Spa
Nature Mount Pavilion Ella
3 out of 5
Wamullahena, Ella, Badulla
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The price is £16 per night from 26 Sep to 27 Sep
1.21 mi from city centre
3/5 (1 review)

"I showed up and they were not expecting us- the property had changed hands and the owner did not have access to the account. Then, they said we hadn't paid enough, that the rooms prices has increased, and instead of the two rooms we had booked and paid for, we would be given one."…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec 2018

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Pocket Guide: Ella

Visiting Ella

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy a visit to Ella, though all guests will undoubtedly appreciate the jungle, waterfalls and mountains. Welcoming and scenic landscape, this countryside city will also delight visitors with its restaurants, forests and sunrises.

  • There are 13 Ella hotels
  • August is the most expensive month to travel here, whereas June is the most economical
  • Closest major airport is in Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), 86.4 mi (139.1 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Ella

  • Camping is a top activity, and Nature Trail Ella is a great place to visit
  • Notable for its monuments and landmarks, such as Nine Arches Bridge and Bogoda Bridge
  • The jungle, waterfalls and mountains highlight the natural beauty, and places to visit include Ella Rock, Little Adam's Peak, and Ravana Falls

Staying in Ella

With 27 hotels and other accommodation options in Ella, you'll find holiday getaways at affordable rates. There are 9 hotels ranging from GBP 27 to GBP 62 per night.

You may appreciate one of these traveller-recommended, one-of-a-kind properties and small hotels for a romantic getaway or boutique stay:
  • The Tenth Hotel
  • Misty Hills Ella Resort

The Tenth Hotel, a favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 4.2 out of 5 user rating. Also Misty Hills Ella Resort has a 4.2 rating by guests.

Dressing for Ella

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 32°C and the nighttime average to be 22°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 32°C during the day and 23°C at night
  • July to September averages 31°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 31°C during the day and 22°C at night
  • Ella gets about 63 millimetres of rain per year

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Ella?
Hotel Onrock is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Other favourite options based on reviews include Ornateview Hotel and Ella Alpine Resort.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Ella, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals available in Ella.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday in Ella?
Ella Green Cottages is a top 3-star lodge on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good choices for your stay with the children include Ravana Heights and The Tenth Hotel. Also, attractions in the area such as Pedro Tea Factory and Dambatenne Tea Factory are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for couples in Ella?
Oak Ray Ella Gap Hotel is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features rainfall showerheads and premium bedding.
What are some hotels with pools in Ella?
98 Acres Resort & Spa is a popular 4.5-star resort featuring an outdoor pool, a full-service spa and free breakfast. Other choices that offer an on-site pool include The View Ella and Planters Bungalow.

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