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Horsens, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Waterfalls Homestay for four nights and had a wonderful time. Our room was spacious, clean and cozy. Breakfast was very nice and the owners were friendly and helpful. The place is a few kilometers outside the city but well worth the effort.

Thank Jutsukai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scenic 5-Star homestay built and maintained according western standards Our stay was excellent from start to beginning. Australian host family has done a great effort in building this first-class homestay. All the facilities built without shortcuts to meet high western standards but simultanouly belonging to Ella's beautiful landscape. The views from the common veranda and rooms open towards green hills...

1Thank JussiViking
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed only for two nights in waterfalls home stay but what a memorable experience. Loved every thing about it. View from our room, breakfast on veranda, talking to Martin and Kaya. Dinner at neighbouring family restaurant. How I wish we had stayed longer than two nights. All the more reason to come back to Sri Lanka.

1Thank Arun Kumar L
Holmfirth UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here four times and each time it has been just a wonderful few days. We have travelled all over the world and stayed in hundreds of guesthouses. Waterfalls is certainly one of our top three places to stay. Three artistically furnished rooms - all with different characters - are centred on a lovely open balcony and decking...

2Thank pejayHolmfirthUK
Tahoe City, California
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

... unless your a little cranky. When we arrived later in the evening at Waterfalls . Martin the Aussie proprietor along with his charming daughter Kyah (Mom was out of town) were the greeters ... well actually Kyah was .. Martin was in front of the telly. Big cricket match apparently. Later in the evening in our rooms we hear...

2Thank MWJW
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Too bad about the dogs, all night long. 4 of us, 2 nights, maybe 4 hours of sleep in total. Dogs barking like crazy all night, and the owners seem oblivious. Nowhere else in Ella, just here. (And the barking goes on all day, they never let up.) . Otherwise, nice people and good food.

Thank DJX1Travel
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Clean, homely, beautiful location, amazing hosts - can't wait to go back! Our hosts made the most delicious homemade breakfast for us and were able to point out all the best things to do in the local area. The place is a little tricky to get to (by car) but well worth it.

2Thank K n
Springwood, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

After 12 days of busy scheduled traveling this was the right choice for a chill, and one activity and one no activity day. Beautiful visa and very friendly staff help make this happen. You'll start the day with a beaut breakfast and then you choose to make of the day as you see fits. Staff are more than capable in...

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and had a wonderful time! You can be by yourself or hang out with the super friendly host family - almost like roommates (that clean after you and make food). Make sure to have good time for the breakfast, it is a real treat. Trust their advice reg. hikes and trips: They arranged a...

2Thank Max H
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Karen and Martin are very welcoming and offer lots of practical advice and things to do. The accommodation is just great, we stayed in the Jungle room and were able to watch the monkeys, giant squirrels, chipmunks, the waterfalls (although it was dry) and the train from our bed! Its a 15 minute walk to town where you smell the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waterfall Homestay perched on top of a hill, directly in front of a waterfall, surrounded by jungle makes this one of the most stunning places in Ella to stay. Choose from three beautiful rooms, two with 180 degree views and one with french doors opening on to a large veranda. Relax on the sundeck and watch the monkeys playing in their jungle garden while Kamal, one of the best cooks in Sri lanka, prepares your meals for you. Waterfalls is a piece of paradise and only 1.5km from the town of Ella makes it definitely worth venturing of the beaten track for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterfalls Homestay

Address: Watagodawaththa, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range: ₹ 3,008 - ₹ 3,343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Waterfalls Homestay Hotel Ella
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“Bring ear plugs and valium or you will not sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles DJX1Travel, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Jungle Room is the top choice”
 of 5 bubbles Harshenal, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Garden room ok if travelling light”
 of 5 bubbles 36neilt, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The two rooms 'downstairs' are great for a group/family of four. Also the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles Ansie1965, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room next to living room opens out onto main balcony area. Very nice shower as well.”
 of 5 bubbles RCrow1977, 23 May 2016 | Read review
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