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Planters Bungalow Ella

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West Vancouver
Reviewed 15 April 2015

I sure hope I can come back to this place sooner than later. Luckily we had three nights here and we enjoyed every minute of it. We stayed in the lovely bungalow but they have recently added an absolutely gorgeous building with 2 large apartments that look right out to Elle Gap. The apartments are right next to the very...

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Palm Springs, California, United States
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Was only able to stay one night as place booked up but was a delightful 24 hour and great value for money. Have been travelling for a couple of weeks and so wanted some luxury me time - totally found it. I arrived in the early PM and had the whole place to myself (there are only 3 rooms) Spent...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 March 2015

We stayed in one of the garden apartments which is a newer addition to the property. It was extremely spacious and has an amazing view which you can enjoy from the balcony. The property's surrounds are lovely, including the pool area. The service was very good - The staff were more than happy to organise a driver for us to...

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Canadensis, PA
Reviewed 16 March 2015

This was an exceptional little accommodation. My room was awesome! The property is landscaped beautifully, and the restaurant serves up really good food. The staff is extremely courteous and accommodating. I felt like I was in a little piece of heaven. Great value for money too.

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Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 16 March 2015

I had a gorgeous stay at the hotel. It is a beautiful place with a spacious rooms, very good service and great food. Don't forget to ask about the pumpkin soup. I think it was the best soup I had in my entire life !! The hotel atmosphere was so good that we were thinking about staying there for another...

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wales
Reviewed 16 March 2015

We stayed at Planters Bungalow last week By chance we met the owner in Ella and decided to spend 3 days there, but ended up at 11. It's a great place, fantastic garden and surroundings, and the trees are alive with wildlife. We stayed in Treetops, one of the new apartments, which has superb views and an eye level glimpse...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We stayed in February in the family suite. It is a lovely location although rather far from anything. The food was excellent. It was perfect except for the bathroom which was ready for being changed. The red sink had not been cleaned when we arrived and the next day after the room was made up remained uncleaned with traces of...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2015

We stayed in Tamarind, which is the lower of the two new studio rooms. After seeing the view from the balcony we asked to stay for two nights instead of the original one. The room is gorgeous. Immaculately clean and well designed. (It's sold as a family room and has two day beds but unless you're a very laid-back parent...

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Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 9 February 2015

It is definitely beautiful and very special place. We have stayed in Tree Top (one of new garden apartments) and I was surprised by amazing room and totally delighted with a view from our private terrace. Photos don't reflect the beauty of this place at all. Sitting on the terrace with glass of wine (by the way - they offer...

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Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

Planter's Bungalow has a lot going for it: (i) a beautiful garden, (ii) a jungle pool from which you can see monkeys jumping around, (iii) great (really great) food, and (iv) tastefully decorated rooms. We staid three days and left wishing we could stay longer. The hotel is a few Km from Ella, the trip to town only takes about...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A unique location where you can relax, in true hill-country style. The climate is rated as one of the best in Sri Lanka - cool evenings and warm days offer a respite from the heat of the coastal resorts and is enjoyed by many Sri Lankans as well as foreign visitors. We are high up here at 1000 metres surrounded by the vast panoramas of the Ella Gap. Karandagolla is slightly lower down than the cooler tea gardens of Badulla giving us a more tropical air and richer variety of exotic plants and fauna. There is much wild country to explore on foot. Many and varied excursions can be arranged. The more active may engage with nature by climbing Little Adams Peak or visiting our local organic tea plantation. Alternatively you can just chill out and enjoy the fine food and comfort of the 'Bungalow', sip chilled drinks on the verandah of an evening, stroll in the grounds or slump in a hammock! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Planters Bungalow Ella

Address: Ella | 10 Mile Post, Uva- Karandagolla Ella, Srilanka, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range: ₹ 6,130 - ₹ 11,306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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