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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

On arrival, we were greeted by the staff who were great. Laid back and helpful. Downside was firstly the "welcome drink" that had tap water added and laid me flat for eight days after. The rooms needed a good clean and the toilet could only be flushed if u lifted the cistern lid. The sheets were grey and stained and... More 

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Mumbai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Most of the small villas have a single room. The views are nice. There is no air-con. Not good to leave the windows open as there are mosquitoes and insects. However the room cooled in the night. Still, if there are screens on the windows or doors, some fresh air would be very nice. Exterminate 2 big cockroaches in the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We only were booked in for one night and I wished we had more time. This guest house is situated a bit outside of Ella on a hill. The villa had a big terrace outside which opened up into the tea plantation. We had our early tea there and enjoyed the fantastic view. We were welcomed in the afternoon.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

If You are looking for a place with a stunning view, soft big bed for sleeping well in a spacious clean room with hot water, delicious meal (huge portions, they arrange early breakfast just at the balcony of your room with a great view) and so helpful and friendly staff - WELCOME to View Point Villa in Ella! The hotel... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2015

First of all the positives: this place does have the most absolutely stunning views, and from your bed in a very spacious room, you look out past a balcony to an unforgettable panorama. Staff are very friendly and breakfast, although the same every day, is delicious, with some fresh fruit, eggs and coffee. On initial impression, the room was amazing,... More 

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Malvern, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

This development comprises 7 bungalows set in an amazing setting some 6 km from Ella but sadly these bungalows are very poorly maintained. Many items just did not work and the rooms are not cleaned each day with you having to ask for clean towels. Food was very overpriced for what it was. Cooking classes were offered but at 3,000... More 

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately we were only able to spend one night here, because this stay is absolutely unique. The very friendly hosts ceate a very relaxed atmosphere in which one feels very comfortable. The Cook is absolutely amazing and he cooked the best curry I have ever tasted. Finally the rooms are fantastic with great views on the surrounding mountains and the... More 

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely time at View Point Villa in Ella. The villas have an amazing view on the mountains that you can enjoy from the balcony. And the rice and curry we had for dinner was one of the best we had in Sri Lanka, with many different and original kinds of curries (mushroom curry, garlic curry, pumpkin curry... More 

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Trier, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Thank you so much for the great cooking lesson. That was a dream of us on our tour and you realized it! We really enjoyed the food and learned a lot about Sri lankan kitchen! At home we will definitely try it again. Also the rooms are wonderful. Especially the honeymoon suite :) We enjoyed our stay so much and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Close to Ella, this small hotel has the best view in the area, a very nice garden and a very friendly and helpfull staff. Rooms are large and clean, water is hot, food is delicious...even if it is raining you van enjoy the view and have some games or cooking classes with Isuru and the others working here. They will... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Isolated spot 6km from Ella. View Point's brightly coloured villas combine soaring wooden ceilings with a modern bathroom. There are great hill and tea plantation views from the breezy open verandas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about View Point Villa

Address: Passara Road | 6th Mile Post, Ella, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Ella
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
View Point Villa Hotel Ella
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“I hear that #3 was good. Our room #2 was a shocker”
 of 5 bubbles AnneC579, 19 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All rooms come with views. Check out the rooms and prices and make your decision.”
 of 5 bubbles KimiCC, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
“every room is clean, spacious with a hot water and a big bed”
  • great view just from the first second after you awaking
  • Let's the morning begin!
 of 5 bubbles Jeannine_kiev, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are positioned beautifully....quite a climb if you are elderly”
  • Awesome service and view
 of 5 bubbles helenw828, 23 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Some villas are attached, the individual ones offer more privacy.”
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