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Ella hotels and places to stay

Hi Lanka Backpackers - Adults Only
2 out of 5
119a Ella - Passara Rd, Ella, Badulla District
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The price is $17 per night
0.79 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
I enjoyed my one night in Ella

"I enjoyed my night in Ella in this place. Great breakfast - fried egg, toast bread, fruits and a cake. They served all day tea and water. Stuff very friendly and I met really nice people there with whom I did hiking in the nearby places. The power was off in the night but the staff organized candles ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2019

Hi Lanka Backpackers - Adults Only
Ella Mount Heaven Hotel
3 out of 5
15th Mile Post, Wellawaya Road, Ella, Uva Province
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The price is $76 per night
0.88 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (5 reviews)

"The service and staff were beyond fantastic. Everyone was so helpful and caring."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2019

Ella Mount Heaven Hotel
Planters Bungalow
3.5 out of 5
10th Mile Post, Ella
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2.5 mi from city center
Planters Bungalow
Anasa Wellness Resort
5 out of 5
Dambagolla Estate, Ella, Uva Province
The price is $275 per night
3.7 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (9 reviews)

"Can't say enough good things about this resort! The staff is truly magnificent, the peace and solitude is wonderful, and the views, food, and activites will keep you impressed day after day. It is a bit far from everything, so if you go, plan on spending most of your time there (we didn't leave for ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Anasa Wellness Resort
Ravana Heights
3.5 out of 5
Opposite 27/6 kilometer Marker, Wellawaya Road, Ella
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1.22 mi from city center
Ravana Heights
4 out of 5
Ella-Wellawaya Road, Ella, Uva
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The price is $120 per night
1.16 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (28 reviews)

"Incredible views, lovely rooms, great breakfasts and fantastic staff, only a short stroll from all restaurants and bars."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Ella Bamboo Cabana
3 out of 5
Temple Road, Kithalella, Ella
The price is $33 per night
1.61 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (10 reviews)
Beautiful location in the middle of the nature

"The guest house has an amazing location with a beautiful view in the middle of the nature. Super calm and nice and in the same time Ella city center is only a 5 min tuk-tuk ride away. We got great help when needed and an amazing breakfast served on the balcony every morning. Great value for money ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 1, 2020

Ella Bamboo Cabana
Rawana Mounttain View
3 out of 5
Temple Road, Rawana, Ella, Uva
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0.83 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Wonderful family run property with good local food and comfortable tuk tuk distance from Ella. Good English along with great local knowledge."…"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2018

Rawana Mounttain View
Ella Eco Lodge
2.5 out of 5
Waterfall Road, Ella
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The price is $33 per night
1.38 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (33 reviews)
Feels like an amazing tree house

"The eco lodge is so cool, it is a simple wooden building with an amazing balcony. You feel like you are in a tree house! We had some of our best sleeps there, super comfy bed, very dark and you can hear all the birds and crickets etc. Very cool! The lodge feels secluded (which we liked) but it is ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2019

Ella Eco Lodge
98 Acres Resort & Spa
4.5 out of 5
98 Acres Resort & Spa, Greenland Estate, Namunukula Road, Ella
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0.32 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (6 reviews)
Excellent stay at this fantastic resort.

"98 Acres is a special property and we were so excited to stay here on our trip in Sri Lanka. The resort did not disappoint and I will always think back to our stay here with fond memories. The view from the rooms is breath taking and there is lots to do within walking distance (Little Adam's Peak ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

98 Acres Resort & Spa
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Visiting Ella

Visitors to Ella are sure to enjoy the forests. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its spas. In Ella, there are 138 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Ella

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the forests and these places to visit: Ella Rock, Little Adam's Peak, and Ravana Falls. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Nine Arches Bridge and Kinellan Tea Factory.

In Ella, you'll find 138 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday getaway. Below are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hotel Onrock - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 2 restaurants and free breakfast, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • Ella Alpine Resort - Our customers like the quiet location and clean rooms at this B&B. This 2.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Ella Rock House - This 3-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and WiFi.

Getting Around Ella

To see more of the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Ella Railway Station. Ella might not have many public transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore more.

Dressing for Ella

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 89°F during the day and 72°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 89°F, while the average at night is 74°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 88°F with nighttime averages of 75°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 87°F and nighttime averages of 72°F
  • Ella gets about 2.48 inches of rain per year
  • Usually April and May are the hottest months with an average of 89°F, whereas December and February are often coldest, averaging 72°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Ella?
98 Acres Resort & Spa is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This 4.5-star resort offers a full-service spa and free breakfast. Other good options for your visit include Ella Jungle Resort and Ravana Heights.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Ella, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals in Ella.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Ella?
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What's the best place to stay for families in Ella?
Ella Green Cottages is a top 3-star lodge on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other options for your family trip include ALP Guest and The Secret Ella. Attractions in the area like Pedro Tea Factory and Dambatenne Tea Factory are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic getaway to Ella?
Oak Ray Ella Gap Hotel is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features rainfall showerheads and premium bedding.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Little Adam's Peak?
Ella Flower Garden Resort is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star resort offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 0.6 mi (1 km) from Little Adam’s Peak. Other good choices close by include 98 Acres Resort & Spa and Ella Mount Heaven Hotel.
What about the best place to stay close to Ella Rock?
One of the top choices for your stay is Ella Water Fall Resort, located a short 0.6 mi (1 km) from Ella Rock, and this 3-star hotel offers free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Nature’s Rest, located just 0.7 mi (1.2 km) away, is another good option for your stay.
What are some hotels with pools in Ella?
Oak Ray Ella Gap Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and 2 bars. Other choices with an onsite pool include The View Ella and Planters Bungalow.
What is the best spa hotel in Ella?
98 Acres Resort & Spa is a top luxury spa hotel featuring a restaurant, an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a bar. Enjoy a massage, steam room, or hot tub at SPA 98. Another popular spa hotel in Ella is The Secret Ella.
What is the best accommodation for staying close to Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)?
Amora Lagoon is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring a roundtrip airport shuttle and 2 restaurants. It’s located a short 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Bandaranaike Intl. Airport. Other choices near the airport are Airport resort and Grandeeza Luxury Hotel.
What is staying in Ella like?
Visitors to Ella are sure to enjoy the forests. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its spas. In Ella, there are 213 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
What are the top places to visit in Ella?
Landmarks like Nine Arches Bridge and Kinellan Tea Factory might be worth a visit. The natural setting is picturesque, in particular the forests, with places to see including Little Adam’s Peak and Ella Rock. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Ravana Falls and Uva Halpewaththa Tea Factory.

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