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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I went to the Olu Ella Inn with 14 university students and most of them were girls,When I asked about prices of the food over the phone they said buffet is 400 per a head and there is another service charge of Rs.1000.We were tired and hungry when we went there so we started to have our lunch,but Chicken and... More 

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ArchiBrisbane, Owner at Olu Ella Inn, responded to this review

Thank you gkesudesh for your review. You kept your promise. You are half correct about one thing - your visit was the worst, ever. So, let's add a few facts to clarify the situation: 1. You did not confirm your visit by paying the asked for deposit. As explanation for the deposit request: our guest house is in a beautiful,... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We went there during the last year. It is a good place for a budget traveler. The building and rooms are in basic - average condition. The good news is that nearby water stream is a really good place to have a bath for a team. That water stream does not have much depth. Therefore can recommend as a safe... More 

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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2012

Having spent 6 nights in Colombo i needed a break,people who have stayed in Colombo will know what i mean.I decided to take a trip to Avissawella then to Yatiyantota and finally to the Olu Ella Inn. What can i say about the location of this place other than perfect,in the middle of the fantastic Sri Lankan countryside with a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2012

My daughter & I were guests at Olu Ella inn recently September 2012, loving every moment, we had a private bedroom with ensuite each but their 10 bed dormitory looked wonderful too, we were waited on hand & foot with delicious food cooked just for us. We slept wonderfully due to the beautiful unspoilt river close to the inn, which... More 

2 Thank Soothedtraveller
Canterbury, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2012

It was a real pleasure being a guest at Olu Ella Inn for six glorious restful, relaxing yet eventful days in this beautiful, peaceful GAFIA [ Get Away From It All] area. The staff were so friendly and caring, the food delicious, the surroundings were amazing. the scenery magnificient, the river cooling to bath in, the Tea Plantations lovely, the... More 

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Olu Ella Inn offers a village holiday in a picturesque location on the We Oya River 15.5km from Yatiyantota. From this clean, small, budget priced guesthouse visitors can bathe in the cool river, do treks and walks to explore this tea, rubber and spice producing hillside village, local temples and tea factory. Guests enjoy tranquility, traditional cuisine and true hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Olu Ella Inn

Address: 15km Seepoth Road | Dombepola, Yatiyantota 71700, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Sabaragamuwa Province > Yatiyantota
Price Range: $31 - $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“All four rooms open out onto a treetop balcony. Great spot for relaxing with a book from the guesthouse bookshelf.”
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