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The View

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#29 of 146 B&Bs / Inns in Ella
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2017

If you want Five Star, sophisticated decor and gourmet cuisine, this hotel is not for you....but if you want a simply charming place to stay and the most stunning view, then this is your kind of hotel! The decor is quaint but comfortable, and unlike my previous boutique hotel, actually had a plug socket next to the mirror (essential if...

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Genner, Denmark
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

The best quality at this hotel is most certainly the view as the name says. The pool is nice and it's a perfect place to relax and just enjoy the view. Otherwise the rooms are very standard, nothing special - sloppy cleaning and not a great staff. They are very friendly but it seems like they really don't know what...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

The managers/staff were extremely rude and disrespectful to our host and their neighbor. So much so that though we were considering staying there, we refused to give such mean people our business. Full story below... We originally thought we were staying at The View so when we arrived we put our bags down and went to check in. It turned...

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Suresh R, Owner at The View, responded to this review

Dear valued guess, We need to know what the incident happen. I analyze your comment and we got it some misunderstanding. We dont have any connection with another homestay. Please let us know which place you booked? And also when it happen. We would like to appologize from you for this situation and if you can give more information we...

ottawa
Reviewed 22 February 2017

we stayed at the view for four nights. The view is unbelievable anytime of the day but especially at sunrise. All the rooms look out over the Ella Gap. Saliya the main staff person we met was amazing - lots of information and advice, fantastic service.Staff in general were very welcoming and helpful. The breakfasts, served on the patio just...

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The View is simply amazing. There are no words for it. The place is really laid back, the staff nice and I recommend it highly. Just being up in the mountains is a very special experience. Treat yourself.

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Malmö
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Don't be misled by other views - this is it. Unbeatable sunrises over the vally. The swimmingpool is a great extra. And don't be put off because the place isn't in the citycentre, the manager will show you a great shortcut.

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2Thank Moonstrucke
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We spent only 2 nights at The View and we wish we could stay for longer! The hotel is positioned in the hillside overlooking the beautiful mountains of Little Adam's Peak and Ella Rock with a sweeping view down the Ella Gap, The View in Ella is unsurpassed when it comes to a room with a view. Saliya and Luxman...

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Australia
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Wow what can we say about our experience at ‘The View’. This place is absolutely amazing; from the personalised service they provide, to the outlook of the property and ofcourse the comfortable rooms, we could not recommend this place anymore! The pool which overlooks the beautiful ella rock was great to relax by after a big day of sightseeing. The...

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Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We stays 2 children and 2 adults and enjoyed a great view from both outside the room and from the pool. Ella gap and mini Adams peak looked wonderful in the sunset hour. Food was good and staff friendly. Short nice walk to city also. Highly recommended!

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Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We had wonderful rooms right at the top of the hotel. This involved quite a lot off steps but worth it for the view. Dinner on our terrace was exceptionally good. Sunrise was worth the early start and breakfasts looking out over Ella Gap was just magical. A great stay.

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Additional Information about The View

Address: Kithalella Road, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range: ₹ 2,827 - ₹ 8,095 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The View 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Pool side rooms are much better than those on top floor”
cathyc53, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We loved the downstairs family room-we could enjoy eating or hanging out enjoying the grounds while my son swam happily in the pool.”
art42, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a ground floor room. I'm guessing the higher floor rooms might be quieter.”
marsheen72, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Please arrive before sunset”
VeronikaN602, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“One of the best places in town really make you feel welcome.”
john8854, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
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