Ella Okreech Cottages, Ella
About Ella Okreech Cottages, Ella
The Ella Okreech Cottages offer travellers and hiking enthusiasts budget accommodation options in the heart of Ella Town, a short distance away from the railway station. With a few cottages with two floors each and guestrooms on either floors, guests can enjoy a comfortable stay with standard amenities including an attached bathroom and hot water facilities. There are many restaurants nearby offering guests a variety of meal options while there are a range of hiking trails that will leave you wanting more.
Location of Ella Okreech Cottages, Ella
The perfect base for nature lovers and hiking enthusiasts, Ella Okreech Cottages is set along a hillside of Ella welcoming you to explore the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka. Ella which is located approximately 200 km east of the commercial hub of Colombo is accessible via road and rail while it is located at an elevation of over 1000 meters above sea level. The train journey takes about 8 - 9 hours starting from Colombo Fort windings its way through Kandy and most parts of the mountainous areas of the central province allowing guests to experience the beautiful scenery. The drive however takes about 5 - 6 hours. The cottages are a short distance away from the railway station.
Accommodation at Ella Okreech Cottages, Ella
Ella Okreech Cottages consists of 4 individual room cottages that are simple and charming offering you an eco friendly atmosphere. Basic necessities such as an attached bathroom with hot water facilities, fans, mosquito nets and wardrobe facilities are available. There are rooms with balconies available for guests to enjoy a cup of tea whilst enjoying a breath of fresh air. The rooms on the ground floor consist of a small verandah with chairs and a hammock where you can relax.
Facilities at Ella Okreech Cottages, Ella
If you are looking for simple and affordable accommodation in the heart of Ella, the Ella Okreech Cottages should be the right choice. Located within walking distance to the Ella station, guests can obtain a customized map of the area with directions if you are up for some exploring and hiking. The staff is friendly and helpful. Currently, the property does not serve any meals but there are many eateries and small restaurants in the Ella town area and in the surrounding areas that can be easily accessed. The cottages boast of parking facilities, 24 hour security and a free Wi-Fi zone.
The Ella Okreech Cottages are located close by to most of the hiking routes that are well known in this part of the country. Ella consists of a network of mountains that is rich in bio-diversity making it the perfect destination for adventure seekers and nature lovers. Nearby attractions include the Ella Rock and the Ella Gap, the Dowa Temple, Ravana Ella Falls, the Bambaragala Peak, the Nine Arches Bridge and the Demodara Bridge. The Surrounding towns of Bandarawela and Badulla are also quite picturesque and boasts of a salubrious climate making it ideal for exploring.