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Idyll Homestay

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Overview
Waterfall View Rd, Ella 90090 Sri Lanka See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Pool
Restaurant
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Anil and his family have an amazing homestay here. The views are stunning and the food is amazing. It is situated down a hilly road which is subject to getting muddy when raining, but this should not deter you from coming here. The monkeys are...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Top quality homestay. Amazing room with a balcony affording a scenic view over the Ella Valley. It feel like the room aging in between the trees. Anil and his wife are wander full hosts and very helpfull.

1  Thank Jean baptiste L
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

From the homestay to the city center you will have to walk for about 10 minutes. The place itself has got a beatiful view over ella and the little adams peak. Its nice and quiet there which is way better than staying close to the...More

1  Thank Luis T
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The little cottage we had in idyll Home stay had the best view we’ve had in all of our travels (And we’ve travelled). The walk from Ella town is scenic and part of the whole outdoor experience and we loved the peace and local feel...More

2  Thank EmerD13
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed here 3 nights with our children of 4 and 7 yrs old and loved it so much! It's a small place with about 5 rooms, which makes it peaceful and intimate. The view is great: valley, mountains, forrest. If you're lucky the monkeys...More

1  Thank Guan72
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Hi, we are Anil and Danu, the owners of Idyll Homestay. We opened our doors to travelers many years ago and are happy to be one of the most loved homestays in Ella to this day. We will do our best to More make your stay pleasant and unforgettable – we'll gladly share recommendations, help you book your transport and plan your activities and serve you homemade local cuisine. We have four rooms to offer. They all are equipped with large comfortable double beds, mosquito nets, a private bathroom with hot water, a kettle and mini fridge and (except for the budget room) a balcony with a view. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Location
Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Location
Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
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Traveller (184)
Room & Suite (46)
Dining (18)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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Maria W
3 March 2017|
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We just called them in the phone when we were there. The place wasn't the fanciest but one I will never forget and the breakfast was superb!!Be sure to bring an unlocked phone and get a SIM card in Sri Lanka (sold very... More
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"The family room with the view!"
alexafc
29 Jul 2018
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"we took top flr and 1 floor below"
star8882015
4 Jun 2018
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"We liked the cottage because it was more private. Other guests preferred to stay close to the sitting area..."
M0nique701
23 May 2018
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"The basic triple room had a fantastic view of the sunrise"
469kate
25 Feb 2018
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