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Grand Ella Motel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breathtaking view of Ella Gap. Lovely hotel with great food. The staff is very helpful and accommodating. Made all the difference to our stay. Situated in a central location to all the attractions in Ella.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here recently for 5 nights. The property itself is run down and the rooms and especially the bathrooms are in terrible shape.Rooms were also close to the road and was quite noisy at night - would recommend ear plugs. I won't labor this point too much though as even the staff seemed a bit embarrassed by the state of...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here for a cuppa on the way from Nuwara Eliya to Udalawawe. Tea was decent enough, but it is the view that takes your breath away. Worth a stop for that alone - grab a pew in the garden and take in the vista, with the odd monkey for company if you're lucky.

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here after our initial hotel booked told us our room's toilet had no water supply. Must commend all the staff as they were very helpful by giving us information about places to visit and how to get there. Wonderful views of Little Adam's Peak and Ella Gap. Only problem was the hotel is old and run down and in...

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2Thank Edrick W
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped there for a quick tea break and the service we got was horrible. As I waited in the lobby for my husband to finish his wash room break, one of the manager came to speak to my driver asking us to pay for the washroom. So he had to explain that we are there to have a tea...

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Grand Ella Motel We stopped here for a comfort stop, tea and coffee on our way from Nuwara Eliya to Udawalawe, where I met the area manager of Zinc Hospitality Mr Sunil Fernando. He told me that this small charming hotel was the very first hotel to be built to take in the views through the Ella Gap, which are...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Grand Ella Motel is a 5 minutes walk away from the main street of Ella. It is located at a stunning location overlooking a valley from top of a hill. In terms of location it doesn't get any better than that. The rest is quickly told: old, outdated, small and broken rooms, dirty and filthy. There were 3 water options:...

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2Thank ChristianHKG
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We stopped here as the view was amazing our driver had been before and knew easy to park. The staff were friendly and gave us a lovely table to take in the view and pretty gardens. We decided to have the set menu rice and curry soup starter and fruit after. They brought out a range of dishes and a...

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Reviewed 11 November 2016

we arrived the place without a prior booking.as we thought available rooms were there.on that day no any guests at the hotel.our room and the bathroom were quite clean.all the basic facilities were there to spend the night. the location was super with a great view of the Ella gap, the weather was excellent.food was nothing much tasty.they serve string...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We do not know what the motel rooms were like because we stopped by just for lunch. The location was unbeatable. It was also a nice clear sunny afternoon and we really enjoyed walking around the garden and enjoying the great view and the landscaping. It was also a good day have lunch on the verandah. We had sandwiches, and...

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Address: 411 Galle Road | Bambalapitiya, Columbo 4, Ella, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range: ₹ 3,232 - ₹ 3,749 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Grand Ella Motel 1*
Number of rooms: 304
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“Ask for the pass view”
Mirani123, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose the Rooms directly above the restaurant for the best view”
Vinokrish, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the old wing is good with wonderful view but the new wing does not have a good view”
kasun005, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms open up to a great view”
sharmilal2013, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Try the rooms with the mountain view”
isuri_weerasuriya, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
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