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The Secret Ella

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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sister hotel”(23 reviews)
“personal butler”(14 reviews)
“infinity pool”(11 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
3 Star Hotel
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Announcement: 15% Special Discoint
Offers from The Secret Ella
Announcement: 15% Special Discoint
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All reviewssister hotelpersonal butlerinfinity poolarch bridgetea plantationplantation bungalowold colonialbarking deerboutique hoteltuk tuksri lankavegetable gardenwould recommend this hotel to anyonesmall hoteladams peakoverlooking the valleyrooms are huge
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is just something special about staying at an old tea plantation managers house. It feels like home but better. We stayed in the house but there are seperate bungalows with great views of the surrounding landscape. The restaurant has an ala carte menu which...More

Thank Castle89
Response from UHE G, Reservations Manager at The Secret EllaResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review The Secret Ella on TripAdvisor. It was such a pleasure to have you staying with us and I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable stay that you would like to return in the...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We really loved our stay in the secret Ella.It is a restored British Mansion which retains some of the nobility of the past . We enjoyed sitting at the lookout watching the sun set behind the mountains.Then we had a candle light dinner on the...More

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Response from UHE G, Reservations Manager at The Secret EllaResponded 29 August 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for taking the time to review The Secret Ella on TripAdvisor. It was such a pleasure to have you staying with us and we very much hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the hotel...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No words to explain the beauty of this place ♥ I absolutely loved the property and recommend you guys to go for a garden chalet if you ever plan a stay here. Friendly staff, good food, breathtaking views, infinity pool and what else you need...More

Thank Hashani P
Response from UHE G, Reservations Manager at The Secret EllaResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for taking the time to share your experience of The Secret Ella with other TripAdvisor users. It was an utter pleasure to receive you at the hotel. I am thrilled to read of what an enjoyable experience you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A perfect place to completely chill out. the rooms in the main Bungalow are very spacious. even after adding an extra bed. The bathroom is very spacious. a typical boutique hotel. the rooms away from the bungalow are to die for. Built on stilts these...More

Thank Ruchera P
Response from UHE G, Reservations Manager at The Secret EllaResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for taking the time to review The Secret Ella on TripAdvisor. It was such a pleasure to have you stay with us and I’m delighted to read of what a nice time you had here with your family....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Secret Ella is truly a secret in Ella. Tucked away in the hills, it ensures absolute privacy. You could just sit there and watch the trains go over the famous nine arch bridge. The rooms were very spacious. Sleep quality was fantastic. Loved the...More

Thank Musrat M
Response from UHE G, Reservations Manager at The Secret EllaResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest Thank you so very much for taking the time to review The Secret Ella. It was such a pleasure to have you staying with us and I am thrilled to read of what an enjoyable stay you had and that you would stay...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
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Price range
US$175 - US$263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$175 - US$263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Erin W
25 November 2017|
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Response from giham | Reviewed this property |
yes they have build new chalet with nice view and they have only 10 rooms all together now with excellent service
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xeross
9 October 2017|
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Response from Helen M | Reviewed this property |
Certainly the spa facilities and I believe there's a tuk tuk provided to run you between the hotels. Not sure about the other things but I would think that they are available as I believe they are 'sister' hotels. Best to... More
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MCC365365
21 September 2017|
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Response from giham | Reviewed this property |
garden chalet
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"Go for a Garden Chalet"
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"Just go for the garden Chalets"
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"for a most amazing view the garden chalets are great, also built out of pine wood."
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"The cabins have the views and are a very good size, with nice balcony. Those away from the pool are quieter."
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