Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at 98 Acres Resort & Spa
The 98 Acres Resort is a 28-room eco-friendly resort in the Sri Lanka hill town of Ella. It is contemporary in design with the use of granite, polished cement floors, columns made of eucalyptus trees, and roofs of bamboo and Illuk straw – giving it a minimalist feel. Sustainable construction methods haven been used with minimal impact on the surrounding environment. Discarded railway sleepers are used for walls, paving and even furniture. Accommodation at the 98 Acre Resort is in individual stone chalets and the lounge and restaurant is in an open sided pavilion on a hill with breathtaking views. As the name suggests, the Resort spreads across a 98 acre, privately owned tea plantation surrounded by mountains and spectacular views of the southern plains. On a clear day, views extend all the way to the southern lakes in Uda Walawe and Tissamaharama. A 10 acre patch of untouched wilderness within the tea estate attracts many species of hill country birds and is ideal for trekking and nature trails.
Featuring the luxurious comforts of a boutique hotel, 98 Acres Resort & Spa is set in Ella amidst a stunning landscape also known as the 98 acre tea estate.
It is an 8-minute walk from Demodara Nine Arch Bridge and 700 m from Little Adam’s Peak. The property is located 1.6 km from Ella Spice Garden. The property features a restaurant and Ella Rock is 2 km away.
Featuring free Wi-Fi at the hotel, all rooms include a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kitchenette, a dining area and a private bathroom with free toiletries, a bath or shower and a hair dryer. 98 Acres Resort & Spa provides certain units with mountain views, and each room is equipped with a kettle. Guest rooms feature a desk.
The accommodation offers an outdoor pool.
Start the day with breakfast on the lake or enjoy a memorable dining experience in the nearby cave.
98 Acres offers comfortable accommodation in 28 elegant rooms across 6 categories. Each chalet opens up to beautiful views of the mountainous landscapes. Standard in-room facilities include Wi-Fi, 32-inch LCD TV with satellite channels, tea/coffee facility, mini-fridge, safe, hair dryer and room service. Ensuite bathrooms are designed with stone interiors and h/w showers in the form of spouts with water that cascades down.
Standard Rooms: The 6 Standard Rooms are furnished with queen size beds. Located in three stone chalets close to the restaurant these rooms have laminated wood floors and a bathroom with h/w shower spouts. Extra beds are not recommended in these rooms and your room could be either upstairs or downstairs, depending on availability.
Superior Rooms: The 3 Superior Rooms are all located downstairs and come furnished with king-size beds as well as a large balcony overlooking the Ella Gap and Mini Adams Peak. An extra bed can be accommodated, along with a cot if required.
Premier Deluxe Rooms: Each of the 12 Premier Deluxe Rooms have polished timber floors and can accommodate either one king-sized bed or two single beds. The large balcony overlooking the Ella Gap is furnished with sunbeds and armchairs. These rooms are located in three sets of 4 rooms each and can occupy one extra bed as well as a cot on request.
Honeymoon Deluxe Rooms:As the name suggests, each of these 3 spacious rooms above the Superior Rooms, are ideal for honeymooners and comes with its own living area. It also boasts a beautiful bathtub overlooking the mountains.
Greenland Suite: This spacious suite comes with its own kitchenette equipped with a microwave, toaster and cutlery. The extra-large balcony offers 270 degree views of the Ella Gap and is a great place to spend the morning.
Grand Executive Suites: These two-storeyed suites located close to each other have their entrance upstairs and are able to accommodate up to 5 people. The upper level consists of a double bedroom and a private infinity pool along with a front deck while the lower level room is furnished with two single beds. The large balcony offers beautiful 270 degree views of the Ella Gap.
he lounge and restaurant pavilion is situated on a hillock. This large open-sided pavilion is designed with a high roof of bamboo and Illuk grass. Sink into a comfortable bean bag or relax in a lounge chair made of recycled railway sleepers and take in the spectacular views. Sri Lankan and western cuisine is served in the restaurant or in the privacy of your own balcony. Speciality teas from the owner’s tea factory are served throughout the day. The swimming pool is located by the restaurant. Hours can be spent here taking in the views. There is also a children’s pool. Mountain bikes are available for guests to explore the winding estate roads and the small town of Ella. The 98 Acres Resort offers several excursions including guided treks up Little Adam’s Peak which is right in front of the Resort; nature treks into the 10 acre wilderness within the estate where numerous birds and small animals can be spotted; and visit to the tea factory for an authentic tea experience and tea tasting.
Most popular facilities
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Toilet paper
- Wardrobe or closet
- Pool view
- Mountain view
- Outdoor furniture
- Outdoor dining area
- Private pool
- Coffee machine
- Electric kettle
- Dining table
- Socket near the bed
Pets are not allowed.
- Archery Additional charge
- Cooking class Additional charge
- Themed dinner nightsAdditional charge
- Bike tours Additional charge
- Walking tours
- Cycling Off-site
- Seating Area
- Dining area
Media & Technology
- Satellite Channels
- Flat-screen TV
- DVD Player
- Cable Channels
Food & Drink
- Bottle of water
- Kid meals Additional charge
- Tea/Coffee Maker
Free! WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
- Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Free! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Pool and wellness
- Swimming pool
- Shallow end
- Pool with view
- Outdoor pool (all year)
- Outdoor pool
- Spa and wellness centreAdditional charge
- Fitness centre
- Airport drop off Additional charge
- Airport pick up Additional charge
- Airport shuttle (additional charge)
- Luggage storage
- 24-hour front desk
- Wake-up service
Entertainment and family services
- Books, DVDs, or music for children
- Family rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
- Safety Deposit Box
- Tile/Marble floor
- Private entrance
- Mosquito net
- Ironing Facilities