10 Best Hotels To Stay In Ella, Sri Lanka - Updated 2022


Some 200 km (124 mi) from the Sri Lankan capital Colombo is Ella, a place that is enveloped in a rich fragrance of yummy curries and a landscape that inspires all. One main street dominates the commercial scene in this small town, and there are a lot of natural attractions scattered around. Of these, hiking up Ella Rock and visiting the nearby Ravana Ella Cave–which is about 4 km (2 mi) outside the city–feature on almost every traveller’s bucket list. The latter is where Sita is said to have been held captive by Ravana, the Demon King from Lanka in the Hindu epic Ramayana. Little Adam’s Peak, Nine Arch Bridge, and Newburgh Green Tea Factory are worth visiting too. To kickstart your trip to the town right away, scroll down to check out some of the best hotels to stay in Ella, Sri Lanka.

1. EKHO Ella (from USD 300)

EKHO Ella is the best combination of a comfortable accommodation and a top-class location. Silhouettes of hills, shrouded in mist, and spectacular valley views from the guest rooms are quite the highlight here. You can head out to the terrace to relax amidst some stunning views and fresh air. There is a hot tub on site too for the ultimate relaxation and vacation. Those interested in barbecue cookouts can enjoy that as well for an additional charge on the property itself.

Location-wise, Nine Arch Bridge, Ella Spice Garden, and Little Adam’s Peak are all less than 10 minutes’ driving distance from the hotel.


Wifi Available

Address: Ella Wellawaya Ella Wellawaya Sri Lanka
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Non-smoking rooms Laundry

2. Morning Dew Hotel (from USD 66)

Some 2.8 km (1.7 mi) from Nine Arch Bridge, Morning Dew Hotel is particularly popular among couples. The hotel offers comfortable accommodations, a great breakfast, and gorgeous views. The outdoor infinity pool boasts stunning valley views while the poolside bar serves some amazing cocktails. The guest accommodations are wonderful, equipped with all the standard amenities you expect such as a flat-screen TV and a desk.

The property’s vicinity is popular for hiking and mountain biking, so you can easily head out for those too. You can even avail of car hire, which is available at the establishment.

Morning Dew Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Morningdew boutique hotel, Wamullahena, Ella
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

3. Ravana Heights (from USD 99)

Boasting scintillating 360-degree mountain views, Ravana Heights is a great hotel to consider. All guest accommodations (both suites and rooms) here feature a private balcony with outdoor seats, from where you can take in dazzling views. You can chill out in the common garden and on the sun terrace as well. The hotel’s tour desk can help arrange sightseeing tours and shuttle services so that you can explore the charming town.

Ravana Heights

Wifi Available

Address: Wellawaya Road
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry

4. Mars Wonderland View (from USD 16)

Some 3.5 km (2.2 mi) from Nine Arch Bridge, Mars Wonderland View provides top accommodations, excellent on-site facilities, and a thoroughly comfortable experience for all guests. All guest rooms here feature a balcony with garden views and are amply equipped with a microwave and a private bath. Additionally, the hotel offers bike and car hires for guests to explore the vicinity. There is a tour desk and a currency exchange as well on the property for guests’ convenience.

Mars Wonderland View

Wifi Available

Address: Waterfall,Road, Watagoda Waththa, Kithalella, Ella
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry

5. Levon Ella Sri Lanka (from USD 34)

Offering well-appointed guest accommodations and multiple common facilities, Levon Ella Sri Lanka is worth considering. You can opt in for one of its garden-view rooms or one with a private balcony. In addition to a great experience, the hotel offers bikes for no extra charge so that guests can explore the area. Moreover, the tour desk can help arrange sightseeing tours, hiking trips, and classes on the local culture. The property also provides complimentary shuttle rides for guests.

Levon Ella Sri Lanka

Wifi Available

Address: Madagodapathana, Helakithalella Ella
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

6. Inspira Ella (from USD 45)

Boasting all the facilities to ensure a comfortable stay for all guests is Inspira Ella, which is about 3.7 km (2.3 mi) from Nine Arch Bridge. The hotel offers rooms, as well as fully equipped apartments (with a terrace) for guests to choose from. You can also enjoy a full English or Irish breakfast at the property’s on-site eatery.

Inspira ella

Wifi Available

Address: Inspira ella, 1st lane, sapumalthena, ella
Accommodates: 2

Parking Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms

7. BBQ HUB Ella (from USD 30)

The ideal hotel to make yourself feel at home is BBQ HUB Ella, which offers deluxe guest rooms that can accommodate up to five guests. Some of these units boast private balconies too. The establishment even provides mixed dormitories. In addition to enjoying the hotel’s top-class hospitality, you can pay an additional fee and try attending cookery classes held on site or rent a bike and explore the area.

Kinellan Tea Factory and Nine Arch Bridge are both about 5 to 10 minutes from the property.


Wifi Available

Address: Grand View Passara Road
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

8. Misty Hills Ella Resort (from USD 45)

Misty Hills Ella Resort offers mountain-view apartments, as well as guest rooms with private balconies. All accommodations are well-equipped, and there are a host of common facilities for guests’ convenience. These facilities include a garden and a sun terrace, among others. There is a hammock in the garden that overlooks the valley and mountains, so hop onto it for unparalleled views and utter relaxation.

Misty Hills Ella Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Wellawaya Road, Ella
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

9. Grand Peak Hotel Ella (from USD 10)

Offering a range of equipped accommodations, Grand Peak Hotel Ella is an excellent option. Solo travellers can also consider booking a dormitory room with a single bed. Some of the accommodations even feature private balconies.

The hotel’s tour desk can help arrange airport transfers, shuttle services, hiking tours, and car rentals for guests at an additional charge. There is a complimentary shuttle service as well that the property runs for nearby attractions.

Grand Peak Hotel Ella

Wifi Available

Address: Ella Grand Peak Hotel - Grand view junction - Passara road - Ella.
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Airport shuttle Family rooms

10. The Sri Lankan wonder

Ella’s endlessly picturesque beauty beguiles even the most discerning of travellers. The mist-shrouded mountains and rolling hillsides form the perfect backdrop to the town’s pleasing vibe. Adding to these is a generous dollop of serenity. Don’t let the moniker “small town” fool you–Ella is utterly an ideal destination, so go ahead and book a room at one of the best hotels here.

Chill Ville, View Point Hotel (from USD 105)

Chill Ville, View Point Hotel is every bit as its name suggests–the ultimate spot for guests to chill at. The establishment boasts an excellent location, in the midst of Sri Lanka’s luscious mountains, and the accommodations here are modern, as well as spacious. Some rooms here feature a private balcony too, which offer stunning valley views. The outdoor pool and sun terrace are great places to soak in the views and enjoy Ella’s refreshing air.

Location-wise, Nine Arch Bridge is about 800 m (2,625 ft) from the property.


9.2 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 6 Mile Post - Passara Road, Ella, Sri Lanka., Govussa, Ella, Sri Lanka, 90090
Accommodates: 4

Restaurant Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning Family rooms

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