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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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),...

Thank kait v
Dorking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank batsonward
Taunton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Waterfalls Homestay is not on any booking websites. Bookings are only taken from direct emails or phone calls. If you see it on any website it's an error that they have tried to fix to no avail. A booking website may say it's fully booked but it's false information - contact them direct for availability. Waterfalls Homestay (not to be...

2Thank MrBeery
Horsens, Denmark
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Waterfalls Homestay for four nights and had a wonderful time. Our room was spacious, clean and cozy. Breakfast was very nice and the owners were friendly and helpful. The place is a few kilometers outside the city but well worth the effort.

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Reviewed 10 February 2017

Scenic 5-Star homestay built and maintained according western standards Our stay was excellent from start to beginning. Australian host family has done a great effort in building this first-class homestay. All the facilities built without shortcuts to meet high western standards but simultanouly belonging to Ella's beautiful landscape. The views from the common veranda and rooms open towards green hills...

1Thank JussiViking
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We stayed only for two nights in waterfalls home stay but what a memorable experience. Loved every thing about it. View from our room, breakfast on veranda, talking to Martin and Kaya. Dinner at neighbouring family restaurant. How I wish we had stayed longer than two nights. All the more reason to come back to Sri Lanka.

1Thank Arun Kumar L
Holmfirth UK
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We have stayed here four times and each time it has been just a wonderful few days. We have travelled all over the world and stayed in hundreds of guesthouses. Waterfalls is certainly one of our top three places to stay. Three artistically furnished rooms - all with different characters - are centred on a lovely open balcony and decking...

3Thank pejayHolmfirthUK
Tahoe City, California
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

... unless your a little cranky. When we arrived later in the evening at Waterfalls . Martin the Aussie proprietor along with his charming daughter Kyah (Mom was out of town) were the greeters ... well actually Kyah was .. Martin was in front of the telly. Big cricket match apparently. Later in the evening in our rooms we hear...

3Thank MWJW

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Waterfalls Homestay Hotel Ella
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“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
“Bring ear plugs and valium or you will not sleep.”
DJX1Travel, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Jungle Room is the top choice”
Harshenal, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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