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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 CA $23 per night
1.27 km 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 Jan. 14, 2019

Hi Lanka Backpackers - Adults Only
Ella Mount Heaven Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is CA $96 per night
1.43 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (5 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Oct. 19, 2019

Ella Mount Heaven Hotel
Planters Bungalow
3.5 out of 5
10th Mile Post, Ella
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4.03 km from city centre
Planters Bungalow
EKHO Ella
4 out of 5
Ella-Wellawaya Road, Ella, Uva
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The price is CA $165 per night
1.86 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (28 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar. 20, 2020

EKHO Ella
Anasa Wellness Resort
The price is CA $378 per night
5.97 km 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 Mar. 16, 2020

Anasa Wellness Resort
Ravana Heights
3.5 out of 5
Opposite 27/6 kilometer Marker, Wellawaya Road, Ella
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1.96 km from city centre
Ravana Heights
Ella Bamboo Cabana
3 out of 5
Temple Road, Kithalella, Ella
The price is CA $45 per night
2.6 km 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 Jan. 1, 2020

Ella Bamboo Cabana
Rawana Mounttain View
3 out of 5
Temple Road, Rawana, Ella, Uva
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1.34 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Wonderful family run property with good local food and comfortable tuk tuk distance from Ella. Good English along with great local knowledge."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 30, 2018

Rawana Mounttain View
Ella Eco Lodge
2.5 out of 5
Waterfall Road, Ella
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The price is CA $45 per night
2.22 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (33 reviews)
Feels like an amazing tree house

"The eco lodge is so cool, it is a simple wooden building with an amazing balcony. You feel like you are in a tree house! We had some of our best sleeps there, super comfy bed, very dark and you can hear all the birds and crickets etc. Very cool! The lodge feels secluded (which we liked) but it is ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 24, 2019

Ella Eco Lodge
98 Acres Resort & Spa
4.5 out of 5
98 Acres Resort & Spa, Greenland Estate, Namunukula Road, Ella
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0.52 km 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 Sep. 30, 2019

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Ella Hotel Guide

If you are planning a trip to Sri Lanka and are after a place to base yourself in Ella, you'll find that there is a range of accommodation choices with Expedia. Expedia's network currently includes approximately 11 places to stay within easy driving distance from the center of town.

Expedia hotels that are within driving distance of Ella include the Ravana Heights and Ella Mount Heaven.

The Bandarawela Hotel is 15 kilometres (9 miles) away from the main part of Ella. Another option is the River Side Hotel, which can be found 12 kilometres (8 miles) away. The Sagala Bungalow and the Mountain Heaven are some alternative hotel options around Ella.

Kandy District is 60 kilometres (38 miles) to the northwest of Ella and is home to the Malwathu Maha Viharaya and British Garrison Cemetery. Kandy District hotels and accommodations include the Heavens Holiday Resort and Lanka Villas Holiday Resort. Or stay in Nuwara Eliya District, 45 kilometres (28 miles) to the west of Ella, where you can pick from the Langdale by Amaya and Midky Hotel. If you're staying in Nuwara Eliya District, set aside some time to visit the Nuwara Eliya Golf Club and Victoria Park.

Before you head home from Sri Lanka, ensure you experience local game. Visit Asgiriya Stadium to the northwest of Ella. For tourists who are keen on booking accommodation nearby, make a reservation in the Earl's Regency or Mahaweli Reach Hotel.

Bandaranaike International Airport is a convenient airport, and is located 140 kilometres (86 miles) from Ella. Expedia-listed hotels close to Bandaranaike International Airport include Amagi Lagoon and Sun UP Hotel.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Ella?
98 Acres Resort & Spa is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This 4.5-star resort offers a full-service spa and free breakfast. Other good options for your visit include Ella Jungle Resort and Ravana Heights.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Ella, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals in Ella.
What's the best place to stay for families in Ella?
Ella Green Cottages is a top 3-star lodge on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other options for your family trip include ALP Guest and The Secret Ella. Attractions in the area like Pedro Tea Factory and Dambatenne Tea Factory are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic getaway to Ella?
Oak Ray Ella Gap Hotel is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features rainfall showerheads and premium bedding.
What are some hotels with pools in Ella?
Oak Ray Ella Gap Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and 2 bars. Other choices with an onsite pool include The View Ella and Planters Bungalow.
What is the best spa hotel in Ella?
98 Acres Resort & Spa is a top luxury spa hotel featuring a restaurant, an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a bar. Enjoy a massage, steam room, or hot tub at SPA 98. Another popular spa hotel in Ella is The Secret Ella.
What is staying in Ella like?
Visitors to Ella are sure to enjoy the forests. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its spas. In Ella, there are 213 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
What are the top places to visit in Ella?
Landmarks like Nine Arches Bridge and Kinellan Tea Factory might be worth a visit. The natural setting is picturesque, in particular the forests, with places to see including Little Adam’s Peak and Ella Rock. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Ravana Falls and Uva Halpewaththa Tea Factory.

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