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Waterfalls Homestay

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Waterfalls Homestay for 5 nights with a group friends in early April 2017. We enjoyed the warm friendly atmosphere, lovely views and clean and very tastefully decorated rooms. Waterfalls Homestay is close to town, a pleasant 15 minute walk where you can stop to admire the views. The owners, Karen & Martin couldn’t do enough to help...

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Colombo
Reviewed 1 week ago

A super lovely place with an endearing family giving us an ultimate hosting experience ! The quaint view from the verandah o f the blue train wielding its way around the mountain up there was certainly a lovely unique experience. The house is full of Carron’s eclectic, artistic interiors… could be admired for hours. A warm and inviting home with...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best place we stayed in Sri Lanka, Karen & Kai were super friendly and helpful and really lovely. The rooms are fantastic, the breakfast area is awesome with views over to the waterfall and when we were there a troop of monkeys came through the trees, over the drive and across to the next property. We also saw giant...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place is great value for money. it overlooks the valley behind Ella town, with giant squirrels etc around best to take tuk tuk to & from the reasonably busy main street to eat /shop as it is a 20-30 minute walk that could be a bit tricky in the dark ella has a quite buzzy young tourist/backpacker feel to...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights. It's a short tuk-tuk ride from the city "centre" of Ella (I use the term centre loosely as Ella is very small). It's set up a high, so even the tuk-tuk drive to Waterfalls Homestay was fun! The Australian family who run the accommodation were incredibly helpful and made us feel...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Waterfalls Homestay was absolutely beautiful. In an idyllic setting, high up in the hills of Ella overlooking green hills and a (dry) waterfall, so much thought has gone into the decor of this place. The Australian family who run it were lovely, very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was the best we had in Sri Lanka, the food, tea and...

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berlin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in the Garden Room for 3 nights and my only regret is that we didn't stay longer. First and foremost, there aren't enough ways to describe the wonderful hosts. They were warm and welcoming, they were full of knowledge and helpful tips, they were incredibly accommodating (often going above and beyond what would ever be expected of hosts),...

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Dorking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We stayed here for 3 nights and had a wonderful time. A very warm welcome with very helpful and friendly owners started things off excellently.the location is wonderful with spectacular views overflow falls. The whole homestay feels very homely and has a warm and unique style. Excellent breakfasts and an array of dogs and cats to get to know. The...

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London, Canada
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We spent two nights here and had a wonderful time, it was one of my favourite places in Sri Lanka. Kiah and Zac were our hosts and couldn't have been more welcoming, they were very friendly and laid back, always around for a chat and yet somehow knowing when to give you space just to sit and relax. The setting...

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Forfar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Waterfall home stay with Karen and her family was a delight. We stayed in the Jungle room. We could play in bed and watch the monkeys playing in the trees outside. Breakfast was a delight. We only stayed one night but wish we could have stayed longer. A place we would want to revisit

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waterfall Homestay perched on top of a hill, directly in front of a waterfall, surrounded by jungle makes this one of the most stunning places in Ella to stay. Choose from three beautiful rooms, two with 180 degree views and one with french doors opening on to a large veranda. Relax on the sundeck and watch the monkeys playing in their jungle garden while Kamal, one of the best cooks in Sri lanka, prepares your meals for you. Waterfalls is a piece of paradise and only 1.5km from the town of Ella makes it definitely worth venturing of the beaten track for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterfalls Homestay

Address: Watagodawaththa, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Price Range: $61 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Waterfalls Homestay Hotel Ella
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“Most rooms have the waterfall view”
  • Outside the Jungle Room
  • Seating area outside the Verandah Room
  • View outside our Verandah Room
singingflora, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“any room will be fab”
  • View from our room
P813URnickc, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“The Garden Room is one of the smaller ones, but the monkeys outside our window made it worth it!”
kaitv, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the jungle room. We would recommend that you ask for this room with its stunning view.”
batsonward, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Studio room is a nice size and quiet apart from the monkeys on the roof in the morning :)”
MrBeery, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
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