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Waterfalls Homestay

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Tahoe City, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia 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...

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Oxford
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Too bad about the dogs, all night long. 4 of us, 2 nights, maybe 4 hours of sleep in total. Dogs barking like crazy all night, and the owners seem oblivious. Nowhere else in Ella, just here. (And the barking goes on all day, they never let up.) . Otherwise, nice people and good food.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, homely, beautiful location, amazing hosts - can't wait to go back! Our hosts made the most delicious homemade breakfast for us and were able to point out all the best things to do in the local area. The place is a little tricky to get to (by car) but well worth it.

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Springwood, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After 12 days of busy scheduled traveling this was the right choice for a chill, and one activity and one no activity day. Beautiful visa and very friendly staff help make this happen. You'll start the day with a beaut breakfast and then you choose to make of the day as you see fits. Staff are more than capable in...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and had a wonderful time! You can be by yourself or hang out with the super friendly host family - almost like roommates (that clean after you and make food). Make sure to have good time for the breakfast, it is a real treat. Trust their advice reg. hikes and trips: They arranged a...

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Somerset
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Karen and Martin are very welcoming and offer lots of practical advice and things to do. The accommodation is just great, we stayed in the Jungle room and were able to watch the monkeys, giant squirrels, chipmunks, the waterfalls (although it was dry) and the train from our bed! Its a 15 minute walk to town where you smell the...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. Our actual hosts were away but their daughter did an incredible job as our host for the time were there. Great room and restaurant (no name but you "can't miss it") just up the road. Wonderful view and breakfast was a knock out.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the reviews I had pretty high expectations. Waterfalls is amazing. It is tucked away from the increasingly busy Ella main road and worth the walk! Fabulous views from everywhere. I stayed in the jungle room and loved looking out at birds, squirrels, monkeys, the train in the distance and verdant hills! Karen, Martin and Chandi run a tight...

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Köln, Deutschland
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

we had 3 Nights at Karens and Martins awesome Guesthouse and we were sad as we had to leave this beautiful place ... Pros: Wonderful and charming athmosphere... Karen was so friendly and supportive It felt like home from the first second were arrived Very delicious and homemade breakfast and good diner right around the corner at a friends new...

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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Great value for money homestay. The setting is perfect. Beautiful views, comfortable shared space to read and relax. Nice massage onsite. Beware- the Sri Lankan style of body massage also incorporates a breast rub! If you're not keen be clear from the outset! Breakfast was the best we've had yet on our Sri Lanka trip. Toasted sourdough bread, locally sourced...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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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: $60 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Waterfalls Homestay Hotel Ella
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“Bring ear plugs and valium or you will not sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles DJX1Travel, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Jungle Room is the top choice”
 of 5 bubbles Harshenal, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Garden room ok if travelling light”
 of 5 bubbles 36neilt, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The two rooms 'downstairs' are great for a group/family of four. Also the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles Ansie1965, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room next to living room opens out onto main balcony area. Very nice shower as well.”
 of 5 bubbles RCrow1977, 23 May 2016 | Read review
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