Best Places for Backpackers in Ella, Sri Lanka.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Ella, Sri Lanka.

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Top 20 hostels in Ella, Sri Lanka.

These are the 20 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Ella, Sri Lanka.

1
Pepper Hills Hostels

95 /100

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Pepper Hills Hostels

Pepper Hills Hostels is an eco-friendly concept which influenced by the real village architecture of the Ella side of Sri Lanka. We offer a big garden, on-site restaurant, guided tours, adventure sport tours, space for Yoga practices, fitness gym, cookery classes, tea plantation tours and more. M...
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Foret De vill

94 /100

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Foret De vill

Foret De vill provided accommodation and restaurant Included all facilities. Foret de vill offers free speed WiFi. Bicycle and car rental services also available at this property. Foret De vill provided a continental or Asian (exceptional Indian foods) breakfast is available daily at the restaur...
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Bunk Station Hostel

94 /100

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Bunk Station Hostel

Welcome to Bunk Station Hostel, We are a hostel that opened in February 2019 and it’s the perfect place for social backpackers who are looking for a friendly, laid-back, quiet and peaceful atmosphere. Our hostel is situated 1km away from the Ella Town and it’s very central from all the key locatio...
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Ella Escapade Hostel by Nomadic

90 /100

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Ella Escapade Hostel by Nomadic

Hidden amidst the pine forests overlooking the panoramic mountain views and paddy fields lies a quaint and whimsical planters bungalow now transformed to a backpackers retreat to relax in true country house style. Surrounded by lush forests , bird call & bubbling streams this a perfect hideaway to e...
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Hangover Hostels Ella

88 /100

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Hangover Hostels Ella

The 4th hostel of a reputable chain of hostels in Sri Lanka, Hangover Hostels Ella is situated just 3 minutes walk from the train station and the main town. The hostel provides modern, comfortable, clean and safe accommodation with all modern amenities such as free Wi-Fi access in all areas, AC ed r...
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Ella Jungle Campsite

86 /100

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Ella Jungle Campsite

Nestled amid tea plantations and forest reserves in a relaxing village setting 'Ella Jungle Campsite' strives to deliver an experience more than an accommodation, letting oneself immerse in the true pristine spirit of Ella away from the bustle in a wild yet comfortable space. Ella Jungle Campsi...
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Ella City Reach Hostel

86 /100

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Ella City Reach Hostel

Boasting a garden, Ella City Reach Hostel is located in Ella and is a 20-minute walk from Demodara Nine Arch Bridge. 30m from Ella Town The property is around 300 meters from Ella Spice Garden and 2 km from Ella Rock. The property is 2 km from Little Adam's Peak. A continental breakfast i...
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Sleep Cheap Ella

85 /100

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Sleep Cheap Ella

Sleep Cheap Ella will provide you with information about surrounding tourist attractions and places to visit adding unforgettable experiences to your journey. The units at the hostel are fitted with a seating area. All rooms are equipped with a shared bathroom with a shower. All units feature...
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9
Tomorrow Land

83 /100

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Tomorrow Land

Tomorrowland Hostel: a unique place on it's own. A free-spirit and open minded backpackers walhalla with a vibrating atmosphere. Situated in the countryside close to Ella, surrounded by tea plantations, magnificent views and sceneries. A quiet and peaceful place in the nature, yet just a 10 minutes...
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Village Hostel Ella

79 /100

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Village Hostel Ella

Village Hostel Ella is nestled amid tea plantations in a relaxing village setting. The perfect getaway from the bustle of the Ella Town Centre to immerse oneself in the true spirit of Ella. The property currently offers 4 bedrooms with double bed and bunk bed options and 2 shared bathrooms. The...
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My Hostel Ella

78 /100

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My Hostel Ella

Find us to get lost! Ella is one of most fabulous places located in Uva Province in the tropical island Sri Lanka.It is a natural paradise around the location and it has a rather freak, hippie vibe and has some of the best eateries in the island. MY HOSTEL is one of the calm and quiet places t...
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12
Happy Laugh Hostel

77 /100

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Happy Laugh Hostel

Happy Laugh Hostel is a friendly and family vibe hostel, situated 3.3km from Ella's railway station. It is a great gateway to the centre of Ella and offers magnificent view over forest, mountains and tea plantations. It offers a wide range of accommodations, from ladies and gents dormitories to p...
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13
Tea Garden Holiday Inn

76 /100

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Tea Garden Holiday Inn

The Tea Garden Ella is one of the serene hotels in Ella. This charming little village has earned a reputation as one of Sri Lanka's most scenic localities due to the surrounding high hills and magnificent views. Cocooned amidst the beautiful hills, our guest house in Ella sits on a hillside offering...
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14
Ella Pavilion - Hostel & Rooms

71 /100

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Ella Pavilion - Hostel & Rooms

Ella Pavilion - Hostel & Rooms is just 10 minutes walking from the Ella railway station and 5 minutes walking to bus stop. For your convenience we do budget taxi service for airport pickup and drop any destination in Sri Lanka. Located in very convenience place in middle of the town with view of...
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15
The Zeleni Dom

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The Zeleni Dom

The Zeleni Dom in Ella is a very famous place in Sri Lanka. You can visit Little Aderms peak, Ella's Rock, Rawana's Water Fall, Nine Arched Brige, Demodara Loop Station, Tea Factory, Tea Field, many Water Falls, Kaloogala Rock, Faddy Field, Vegetable Field, Rawana's Cave Temple, Dowa Acient Rock...
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Sharaz Guest Inn

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Sharaz Guest Inn

The Property is in Passara City and its located in a very Convenient location. All the major Banks, Shop, and Restaurants are in close proximity. Sharaz Guest Inn offers basic and peaceful accommodation with free parking space on site. It features a mini-mart, a common lounge area and shared la...
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Oxton Hostel

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Oxton Hostel

Our Hostel is situated 1Km away from the heart of Beautiful Ella town. We’ve got all your backpacker-needs covered: from a safe, accessible location, comfortable beds and spotless bathrooms to a passion for showing you the unknown, chaotic underbelly of this beautiful city and beyond. Ella is a...
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Ella Sisila View

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Ella Sisila View

Ella Sisila View is a B and B inn provides a quite and cool view rooms for guests who like to stay away from busy cozy touristic town. Its always in a different manner serves the delicious food both western and Sri Lankan. We are near to top most sights which is famous in Ella area, and with clea...
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Ella camping Resort

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Ella camping Resort

Camping in Sri Lanka can be the best experience you can have while being close to nature. Amidst the scenic jungle location you have a chance to go for rain forest camping which will allow you to get deeply absorbed in the sound of the water being closer to the fall. One can couple the camping e...
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Hi Lanka Backpackers

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Hi Lanka Backpackers

A little piece of heaven for the real backpackers, lovers of nature, human contact and amazing landscapes. You are all welcome to Hi Lanka Backpackers. Created by two friends both in love with this country, the aim of this place is to make you feel at your ease there. By enjoying Yoga classes...
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