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Review of Sunnyside Lodge

Our home on the range, surrounded by a tea plantation
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42 reviews
Our home on the range, surrounded by a tea plantation
The view of the Lodge as you approach it
Bedrooms with queen size beds, spacious and airy
Our linen is personally chosen to make you feel at home
View from within the Octagon dinning room
Boarded sitting room with fire place
Indoor cozy dinning
Self contained pantry
Driveway to the Lodge
Bicycles are provided free for your family to explore the surroundings
Nature trails for those quiet moments
For the tennis lover, TRU-FLEX professional court
Birding is a pleasure at the Lodge
The Ella Gap is just a 15 minute walk from the Sunnyside Lodge
Betty will be happy to provide you with fresh milk!
And there are fresh eggs too from our free range layers
Enjoy the changing skyline at Sunnyside
The entrance to Sunnyside Lodge is beside the Ella signboard when coming into Ella from Bandarawela
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Ella, Uva Province

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Tripp R
Santa Barbara, California, United States
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Wow, great house, great layout/design, best place to stay in Ella!”
Reviewed 25 January 2013 for a stay in November 2012
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We stayed at the Sunnyside Lodge for 2 weeks in November and highly recommend this private home to anyone visiting Ella. The owner and his caretakers were amazing. The daily fresh milk, and vegetables from the property we're an unexpected bonus. We enjoy cooking, and the kitchen is stocked with everything any chef could need or want. The caretakers tended to our every whim, cooking and cleaning and doing laundry. Which for us, as hearty travelers, was a bit of a surprise, as we are used to fending for ourselves. The solar water heating and biogas burner in the caretakers kitchen are great additions to this eco oriented property. Situated atop a tea plantation the view is unreal...beautiful and private. The cool weather was a nice change from the heat of the coast. While we were there, we climbed Little Adams Peak, Ella Rock, also did a trip to Yala National Park. We also played board games, tennis, and smashed the shuttlecock around the tennis court. This home is a 5 min. walk to town to get anything you might need. The mountainous area of Ella is really worth the trip. If you are headed that way, this is the place to stay!

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Liked best: The owner and his thoughtful development and design if this property.
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Cecile L
Paris, France
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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Joachim N
Cologne, Germany
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016
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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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vakemper
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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Liked best: Lage und Ambiente
Liked least: Das schlechte Englisch des " Verwalters"
Travelling group: Family with Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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mateos l
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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Liked best: La vue depuis la maison
Liked least: La literie
Travelling group: En famille avec adolescent(s)
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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