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98 Acres Resort & Spa
4.5 out of 5
98 Acres Resort & Spa, Greenland Estate, Namunukula Road, Ella
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0.52 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (6 reviews)
Great hospitality of the night receptionist

"They would welcome you with some fanfare which felt abit weird for me haha... The neck of flowers. But it was welcoming for the warm tea and warm towel. Check-in was quite fast. Thanks for that! The night team when I was there during week of election is superb. It was pouring heavily, I still wanted ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Dec. 2019

98 Acres Resort & Spa
Ella Mount Heaven Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$70 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
1.43 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (5 reviews)

"We have 3 rooms and we have wow out of the 2 rooms. One room was upgraded which we are thankful, but was too huge till it is kinda scary, there is a Swimming pool in the room. The other room has mountain insides the room, which we were alarmed too when we open the door, u see rocks insides the room. ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan. 2020

Ella Mount Heaven Hotel
4 out of 5
Ella-Wellawaya Road, Ella, Uva
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$151 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
1.86 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (30 reviews)

"Incredible views, lovely rooms, great breakfasts and fantastic staff, only a short stroll from all restaurants and bars."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar. 2020


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Anasa Wellness Resort
The price is AU$468 per night from 3 Nov. to 4 Nov.
5.97 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (9 reviews)

"Can't say enough good things about this resort! The staff is truly magnificent, the peace and solitude is wonderful, and the views, food, and activites will keep you impressed day after day. It is a bit far from everything, so if you go, plan on spending most of your time there (we didn't leave for ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

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Ella Flower Garden Resort
3.5 out of 5
3rd Mile Post, Passara Rd, Ella
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1.09 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (11 reviews)
Best place to catch views and places to see

"Loved this hotel. Very close to nine arch bridge and little Adam’s peak. Simple walk to both. Front desk very helpful and pleasant and food was very good. Room was excellent with spectacular view of Ella Rock."…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb. 2020

Ella Flower Garden Resort
Ella Jungle Resort
3 out of 5
Karadagolla, Ella
The price is AU$120 per night from 29 Oct. to 30 Oct.
5.15 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (85 reviews)

"Avoid like plague. Worst hotel ever. Rats in the rooms, exceptionally rude manager and rickety cable car to get to the property."…"

Reviewed on 30 Apr. 2019

Ella Jungle Resort
Ella Eco Lodge
2.5 out of 5
Waterfall Road, Ella
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The price is AU$55 per night from 24 Oct. to 25 Oct.
2.22 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (34 reviews)
Small and cozy

"It's a really nice place and service is really courteous. Anytime again."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

Ella Eco Lodge
Ella Bamboo Cabana
3 out of 5
Temple Road, Kithalella, Ella
The price is AU$55 per night from 23 Oct. to 24 Oct.
2.6 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (10 reviews)
Beautiful location in the middle of the nature

"The guest house has an amazing location with a beautiful view in the middle of the nature. Super calm and nice and in the same time Ella city center is only a 5 min tuk-tuk ride away. We got great help when needed and an amazing breakfast served on the balcony every morning. Great value for money ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jan. 2020

Ella Bamboo Cabana
Hi Lanka Backpackers - Adults Only
2 out of 5
119a Ella - Passara Rd, Ella, Badulla District
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$25 per night from 22 Oct. to 23 Oct.
1.27 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
I enjoyed my one night in Ella

"I enjoyed my night in Ella in this place. Great breakfast - fried egg, toast bread, fruits and a cake. They served all day tea and water. Stuff very friendly and I met really nice people there with whom I did hiking in the nearby places. The power was off in the night but the staff organized candles ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jan. 2019

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Spice Ella
4 out of 5
Wellawaya-Ella-Kumbalwela Hwy, Ella, UP
The price is AU$62 per night from 29 Oct. to 30 Oct.
1.98 km from city centre
Spice Ella
aloft grand hotel
3 out of 5
Hettipola Watta, Ella, Uva
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$93 per night from 27 Oct. to 28 Oct.
3.7 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (5 reviews)

"New property with modern amenities Located in a tea estate 3 km away from Ella town Good place to relax and unwind Friendly and helpful staff"…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug. 2020

aloft grand hotel
Nature Mount Pavilion Ella
3 out of 5
Wamullahena, Ella, Badulla
Free cancellation
The price is AU$28 per night from 22 Oct. to 23 Oct.
1.95 km from city centre
3/5 (1 review)

"I showed up and they were not expecting us- the property had changed hands and the owner did not have access to the account. Then, they said we hadn't paid enough, that the rooms prices has increased, and instead of the two rooms we had booked and paid for, we would be given one."…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec. 2018

Nature Mount Pavilion Ella
Ella Alpine Resort
2.5 out of 5
Waterfall Road, Ella, Uva
The price is AU$59 per night from 22 Oct. to 23 Oct.
2.24 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (41 reviews)

"Great experience, great view! And location was great to feel the escape from crowd and traffic"…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb. 2020

Ella Alpine Resort
Ella Mount Heaven
3 out of 5
Wellawaya Road, 15th mile post, Bandarawela, Ella
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1.43 km from city centre
Ella Mount Heaven
Green Side View Ella
2.5 out of 5
Ella - Passara Rd, Ella, UP
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The price is AU$8,492 per night from 22 Oct. to 23 Oct.
1.51 km from city centre
Green Side View Ella
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Visiting Ella

Visitors to Ella are sure to enjoy the mountain views. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its spas. In Ella, there are 87 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Ella

The mountain views and forests highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Ella Rock, Little Adam's Peak, and Ravana Falls. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Nine Arches Bridge and Kinellan Tea Factory.

In Ella, you'll be able to select from 87 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday getaway. Here are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Hotel Onrock - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 2 restaurants and free breakfast, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its quiet location and helpful staff.
  • Ella Rock House - Our customers like the breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi.
  • Mount Blue View Guest Inn Ella - With a stay at this 2.5-star guesthouse, guests can enjoy access to free parking and laundry facilities, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and location.

Dressing for Ella

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 89°F during the day and 72°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 89°F, while the average at night is 74°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 88°F with nighttime averages of 75°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 87°F and nighttime averages of 72°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Ella is 2.48 inches
  • Usually April and May are the hottest months with an average of 89°F, whereas December and February are often coldest, averaging 72°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Ella?
Hotel Onrock is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Other favourite options based on reviews include Ornateview Hotel and Ella Alpine Resort.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Ella, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals available in Ella.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday in Ella?
Ella Green Cottages is a top 3-star lodge on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good choices for your stay with the children include Ravana Heights and The Tenth Hotel. Also, attractions in the area such as Pedro Tea Factory and Dambatenne Tea Factory are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for couples in Ella?
Oak Ray Ella Gap Hotel is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features rainfall showerheads and premium bedding.
What are some hotels with pools in Ella?
98 Acres Resort & Spa is a popular 4.5-star resort featuring an outdoor pool, a full-service spa and free breakfast. Other choices that offer an on-site pool include The View Ella and Planters Bungalow.

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