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Grand 39

39 Passara Rd, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
+94 72 409 9200
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  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“curries” (8 reviews)
“coconut roti” (2 reviews)
“cooking class” (20 reviews)
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Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
39 Passara Rd, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a cooking class with Iran and it was really great. He is a really nice and friendly host and we had a great time at his house. We cooked 6 different meals and the recipes are send to you via mail just after...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I can recommend this hotel you can stay freely nice comfortable rooms with full clean bath room. Good spa

1  Thank nadika n
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Our guest house owner recommended this class (we weren't staying at Grand 39 guesthouse). We attended at about 6pm, our family of 3 were the only class members in a room in the guest house. The class was well organised and very entertaining.The 5 curries...More

1  Thank Julian H
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We did this cooking class on our first night as recommended by a friend. Our first night was incredibly intimate, with only two others joining us. Our cooking teacher was a man of few words but incredibly friendly and knows his thing about cooking! We...More

1  Thank elorach
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the stay in Grand 39. We did the cooking lesson, which was very delicious and funny. The hostel was also very well located and the host very friendly. The only problem was that they had a lot of mosquitos and no mosquito...More

Thank glin25
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The cooking class with Iran was great. We came to the Grand 39 at 3pm and asked to join the class on that day. Initially, there would not have been one but he set it up just for us at 5.30pm. We cooked potato curry,...More

Thank lucasschrodt
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to stay close to mini Adams peak, Nine Archers and Ella Rock. Everything in your foot distends. Holiday Sri Lanka tourlk

Thank mohamedafraz
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We (my wife and two children) stayed for one night in April during a tour of Sri Lanka. Grand 39 is a guest house / homestay which sleeps around 16 (I believe) and offers dinner and cooking lessons (which we didn't take advantage of). Building...More

Thank NigelRLondon
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Nice guesthouse and brillant cooking class! The food was so delicious and thanks to the recipes you can easily do it at home :)

Thank Simon J
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We stayed two nights at Grand39 which is a 'homestay' style venue in Ella. Ella as a town has become quite popular for tourists, I'm guessing because it is on the way to other places from Colombo/Kandy. There aren't significant attractions in Ella, aside from...More

Thank MatthewF766
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Katherine W
12 February 2016|
Response from HanSez |
Hi there! We just received ours about a couple of weeks later so they may be on the way! Did you check your junk, also? Ours went there :) What things did you make? Hannah
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Passara Rd, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Uva Province  >  Ella
  • Phone Number: +94 72 409 9200
We are a family owned homestay with the option to order all your meals and drinks. We also offer Sri Lankan style cooking lessons where the guests learn to cook the local dishes and enjoy a delicious meal afterwards.
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