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Planters Bungalow Ella

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Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Very warm and friendly staff, providing you with a delicious Sri Lankain menu. Located near Ruwana Falls in a quiet and lush green environment where you can spot squirrels and monkeys nearby whilst relaxing in the hammock.

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Response from Saminda R, Owner at Planters Bungalow EllaResponded July 20, 2017

Dear Marie, Thank you very much for taking your valuable time and review our property. We hope to see you again at Planters Bungalow ... Thank you and Regards Lanka Sanjeewani Reservation PLANTERS BUNGALOW

Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous old estate with a few rooms and more on the way. If you're looking to explore Ella outside of the main center, PBE makes a good option. Lovely colonial rooms but updated to modern comfort. Nice breakfast & dinner. Cute pool. Excellent value in...More

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Response from Saminda R, Owner at Planters Bungalow EllaResponded July 14, 2017

Dear Andrew, Thank you very much for taking your valuable time and review our property. We hope to see you again at Planters Bungalow ...

Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

The guest house is in a beautiful location up in the mountains, the views are fantastic, you will struggle to find somewhere as scenic. We had a deluxe king room, which was comfortable, nothing spectacular. Our main complaint was that when we were there construction...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

4 Family members from South Africa, France and Dubai came together to retrace my mother's footsteps in Ceylon, from 1937 - 1941 when she lived in Bandarawela and the Hill Country. During our 5 day stay, we found Planters Bungalow the perfect place of natural...More

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Response from Saminda R, Owner at Planters Bungalow EllaResponded August 10, 2017

Dear Bev, Thank you very much for taking your valuable time and review our property. We keep beautiful memories in our heart of your visit. And hope to see you again at Planters Bungalow ... Thank you and Regards Lanka Sanjeewani Reservation PLANTERS BUNGALOW

Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

It's outrageous to let this place opened whereas it's a building site (noise included).. of course they didn't warned us nor apologised or offered any discount.. you can judge by the pictures.. everything around the 2 flats was rubbish not to mention the swimming pool...More

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Elledm1
August 9, 2017|
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Response from Saminda R | Property representative |
Hello Elledm, Thank you very much for your email. We are very happy to inform you we had upgraded our hotel up to 10 rooms. We opened our new rooms from 25th July 2017 and all building constructions and landscaping... More
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July 12, 2017|
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Dear Olivia, Thank you very much for your email. And nice to hear from you again.Mr.Jhon sold the property to his best friend Mr.Saminda from Ella and now is the owner of the Planters Bungalow is Mr.Saminda But if you wish... More
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