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Lake View Cottage

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved Lake View Cottage. The owner, who I was told was ' The best ' was not there at the time but the second manager and other staff were warm and helpful and our room was clean and comfortable. We enjoyed riding on the free bicycles and loved the boat trip. Such an amazing variety of wildlife. At dusk...

Thank CyprusTheresa
Lancashire UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not easy to find as it is the last hotel along a small country road but worth the ride! Had a downstairs room, quiet, kettle/cups/tea/coffee/water, bed with netting, huge bathroom. Again, as in other hotels in which I'd stayed, no wardrobe but for one night, no big deal. The location is simply fabulous and reminded me of a place in...

Thank lavasso
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a private car with 2 fellow travellers from Ella to Tissa and paid 1500 each, 6000 in total. The taxi driver struggled to find the cottage as it's miles down a back lane (which i thought was actually the best thing about it!!). After we found it plain sailing! The cottage offer you a free ride from the...

Thank rachelmifsud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good service and friendly people. We were greeted with a delicious welcome drink and they organised the safari and tour of the lake for us. We also got bikes and had a ride around. Would recommend.

Thank Omar M
Esbjerg, Denmark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the hotel for the second time. When planning this years trip to Sri Lanka, this place was a must to come back to. We and our friends had two very pleasant and relaxing days. We enjoyed the boattour on the Lake in sunset, still worth going though we this year had to pay for it, last year it...

Thank Olforts
Gympie, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is a little gem. I stayed in room 3 for two nights. The room has it's own private balcony with outstanding views of the lake. The rooms are very clean and the staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The location is peaceful and relaxing. The breakfasts were outstandingly good. Full credit to the chef. He did an amazing...

Thank Katrina C
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two nights here and the service , help, safari tour , breakfasts were exceptional . Boat trip at sunset on the wewa was memorable spotting eagle , crocodiles and many species of birds . The safari driver and Yale national park volunteer were excellent and spotted things we would have easily missed . A great memory of our...

Thank Mariononholiday
San Jose, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights in a delux double room with veranda and fell in love with this place from the moment we entered and sipped our welcome drink. The great location directly on the lake offers bird and fisherman watching during the day, a nice sunset over the pagoda across the lake and fireflies in the evening. The room was...

Thank Doris A
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I recommend this cottage for everybody! It is really interesting, modern and nice place on the shore of the beautiful lake, where are living a lot of different birds. Staff can organize a boat trip on this lake, and of course safari tour to Yala. Also staff is very helpful and kind. There is also a good restaurant with tasty...

Thank Никита К
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Nice situation and view to the lake. Incredible breakfast. Very helpful team They also have a good choice for dinner Good organisation for the Safari to Yala You can get in 15mn to the town with the bicycles that you can use for free.

Thank SergioMarbella

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"Always a great stay." Just a note to thank you for staying in our holiday bungalow "Lake View Cottage" in Tissamaharam in Sri Lanka and enjoying our hospitality. Please recommend our hotel to your friends and relatives in your country to make a visit and taste what you have experienced. Our "Lake View Cottage" is located in lovely surroundings, overlooking beautiful and tranquil Tissamaharama reservoir with greenery around the hotel premises. We have 4 comfortable and large double bed rooms with attached baths, hot and cold, A/Cs, internal facility and offer delicious foods. It is a break from hustle and bustle of city. You will have a clear distant view of Tissa’s famous white Buddhist temples, villages, paddy fields and Tissa wewa (reservoir) from the balcony of the hotel. You have the advantage of visiting the main attractions in the area such as Bird Sanctuaries in Bundala, Yala National Park, the Sacred Shrine of Kataragama and ancient Buddhist temples through wild life safaris arranged by us. ... more   less 

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Address: Court Road, | Punchi Akurugoda,, Tissamaharama 82600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tissamaharama
Price Range: $39 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“All superb as it's a small hotel”
lavasso, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms with a balcony have a great view but there is a nice common place with good view for the 2 rooms without balcony”
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dorisa364, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The balcony room (Room 3) was excellent.”
W5684SKDavidA, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for the balcony room if you can!”
rachelharris88, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose the Lake View Room on the second floor~”
zoes341, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
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