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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this beautiful place for 3 weeks. Intended on staying only a few days and then move on. We loved it so much we stayed. Priantha and his family were so welcoming and hospitable. The best Sri Lankan food! They also taught us a few of our favorite dishes and we still cook them regularly at home. Such...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We've stayed in this type of guesthouse in just abut every Asian country, from Mongolia to Myanmar, and the Sun Top Inn ticks all the boxes, making it the perfect example of what a travellers' rest should be. Located a very short walk from the railway station and the buzzing main drag, it is nevertheless a quiet and peaceful retreat...

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Cesky Krumlov, Jihocesky Kraj, Czech Republic
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

STOLEN MONEY FROM OUR ROOM We stayed 2 nights - arriving at night. The accommodation is ok for the money and the owners were welcoming. However what happened to us was that some of our money disappeared from our room! I myself am missing more than 300 EUR and my friend 100 USD. We can tell almost certainly that it...

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suntopinn, Owner at Sun Top Inn, responded to this review

DON'T WRITE FAKE REVIEWS. If you have lost such a big amount of money why didn't you complaint to us. Even with out telling one word why did you checked out. More than 15 years of history no one complaint about stealing our staff do not do such bad things.and if this happened no body leave with out telling them.and...

Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This place is really close to main street. Hot showers.varied breakfast choices included and really good sized portions. The staff are helpful and even opened up for breakfast half hour early for me so i could catch my bus. Good roms with moszie nets. Cannot fault it.

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We loved the stay at Sun Top Inn. The woman who ran it was so kind and warm and was so refreshing to meet an owner that really cares about the guests. The breakfast was amazing there were 4 choices and you get some good variety for the Sri Lankan breakfast over other hotels (hoppers - sometimes but you also...

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Thank Stephanie R
Paris, France
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights and will not come back again. Most of us had cold showers. Rooms did not get cleaned/refreshed during our stay. Barking dogs and loud music from the center made it difficult to sleep due to open air construction. Beds are good but everything else is rather oldish and in disrepair. For the same price we found...

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Thank Denis R
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Great location - quiet and peaceful but still close to the action on Main Street and very handy for train station. Lovely room, very clean and comfortable communal areas, very good breakfast, and very hospitable/helpful staff, eg info on walks, trains, buses etc. Ended up extending my stay by a couple of nights, because of all the above and great...

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Thank Richard F
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This lovely guesthouse is a 2-minute walk from the busy main road near a shortcut to the railway station. The owner was very friendly and helpful. The room had awesome, clean purple sheets - a nice change from dingy white. Had a lovely fruit plate with curd for the included breakfast.

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Thank Sheryl S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This is a good place to stay in Ella. The owner and his wife are nice people that are helpfull. The rooms are basic. It is just around the corner of the restaurants on mainstreet, but you don't notice this at all. Nice and quiet. Only 300 meters from the train station. Very convenient.

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

I stayed at Sun Top Inn after walking in and doing a Retreat at the just outside of town Rathmalkanda Insight Meditation Center. The owners and staff are helpful and friendly. The place is exceptionally clean. The tile floor gleams. I like the location. Since I had done a retreat outside of town I wanted a place in Ella close...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We Have total 8 rooms with attached bath room with hot water. Big open sitting area.Serves home cooked fresh Sri Lankan, Indian, Western, Chinese food to order. Do transport service air port picks and drops, day tours, drop hires too. Ayurwedic comisioner aproved Ayurwedic Massage center. We offer special discount for residence guests. Provide information and maps to walk in the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sun Top Inn

Address: N. 18 Police Station Road, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range: $45 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Sun Top Hotel Ella
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“Book in advance if possible.”
mikecrome, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms seem to be small, but adequate”
murraymint48, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“second floor offers you better and new rooms .”
saramE205LE, 31 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Get the room with the verandah.”
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“Top floor front room in the play area side”
marksM3459DX, 2 Oct 2014 | Read review
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